I picked this little gem up yesterday at Unique Thrift. We all remember the classic film; but what about the album it inspired? This late 90′s comp included the likes of Will Smith, Jermaine Dupri, Snoop Dogg, Ginuwine, a young Alicia Keys, The Roots, D’Angelo, Trey Lorenz (his name will..
It takes a lot to get my lazy ass out of the house. A DJ Premier set and free french fries constitutes a lot. Re:Generation is a documentary in which five DJs collaborate with artists well outside their respective genres. DJ Premier worked with Nas on a song with the..
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT-RGY6pYsk&feature=player_profilepage[/youtube] Adrien Brody was at the Academy of American Poets at the Lincoln Center in New York last month. The actor must be diligently at work towards achieving a coveted Hood Pass because he decided to recite The Ten Crack Commandments. I tried really hard to listen but his flaring nostrils were a huge distraction. Anyway, it’s..
The hierarchy of the online rap community goes like this: 1. Photoshoppers 2. Rap bloggers 3. People who leave comments on old school rap videos on YouTube Props to Kuci06, HHReloaded, Talyban, and wilde who have been trading Young Jeezy-themed movie posters in a legendary thread on the ProjectCOVO.com forums…
Train! Fight! Die?! DJA and Dirty South Joe have distilled the essence of motivation and physical and mental exertion into musical form. The product of their labor is Heaven 2 Hell, their second 80s action soundtrack mix. As with any action sequel, the stakes are higher and the danger level..
Kanye West premieres his Runaway movie, then steals the show at the Brooklyn Bowl, all in one Saturday.
This whole weekend I have been laid up sick (my cold is perfectly coinciding with next level/amazing weather occurring right out side of my sunroom). There was one good thing about this however; I was able to work my fingers into tip-top shape with the TV remote buttons and clicking..
Action has a new hero. Blood Bros (DJA and Dirty South Joe) have created the soundtrack to your next arduous challenge. They compiled the greatest moments in 80s action movie soundtrack history for a mix that will get you pumped in times of adversity. Now go chop some firewood! via..
Via The New York Times Melvin Van Peebles is a pioneer in black cinema, having directed, written, produced, scored and starred in what many people consider the first blaxploitation film, Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasss Song. The New York Times recently published a fantastic profile of Peebles’s attempt to turn Sweetback into..
(image source) RZA gave an exhausting interview to the A.V. Club as part of his book tour for The Tao of Wu, his compendium of wild philosophical interconnections. If you skip all the mumbo jumbo, RZA actually talks about music and makes some surprising claims/revelations. It’s a daunting read, but..
P and Buckshot link up over a 9th Wonder/Dan the Man thumper for the Black Dynamite soundtrack. Price kills this and those dialogue samples are a nice touch. DOWNLOAD: Sean Price & Buckshot – The Feeling Black Dynamite is an affectionate tribute to classic Blaxploitation flicks that comes out later..