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GEN F: Sir Michael Rocks

“We don’t usually plan on breaking things when we play. We just get so into it.” From the magazine: ISSUE 87, June/July 2013 People are still getting used to seeing Sir Michael Rocks alone. For … read more »

POSTED August 26, 2013 1:56PM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Interview: Robert Hood

Robert Hood’s techno will save your soul From the magazine: ISSUE 87, August/September 2013 Robert Hood’s latest album as Floorplan, Paradise, is some 17 years in the making. The minimal techno pioneer’s alternate identity dates … read more »

POSTED August 26, 2013 11:01AM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , ,
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Personal History: Issa Rae

An awkward black girl escapes from New York At 28-years old, writer, producer and actress Issa Rae has already built a small web comedy empire with shows like The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, a … read more »

POSTED June 19, 2013 10:35AM IN ART+CULTURE, NWSPRINT Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,
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Interview: Vampire Weekend

Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend‘s long-awaited third album, debuted at number one on the Billboard charts this week and is probably still seeping into the hearts and minds of the band’s fanbase. With … read more »

POSTED May 22, 2013 11:34AM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Bodega Bamz

When Bodega Bamz was in his early teens, he hit a blunt laced with angel dust. He got scared, and rushed to the most welcoming place he could think of at the time. “I ran … read more »

POSTED May 13, 2013 12:00PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,
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Brooklyn Bound: GrandeMarshall Live at Converse Rubber Tracks

At only 19 years old, GrandeMarshall is one of Philidelphia’s youngest and brightest hopes for the next rapper to break nationally after Meek Mill. Most refreshing is how different the two sound when compared, Mill, … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2013 5:45PM IN Brooklyn Bound Video Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Personal History: Mona Scott-Young

Mona Scott-Young’s rise to moguldom. As the creator of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop and host of the popular show’s reunion specials, Mona Scott-Young might be the most informed mediator in the history of reality … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2013 3:03PM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , ,
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Brooklyn Bound: Interview with GrandeMarshall

GrandeMarshall is a Philadelphia rapper who’s Twitter account currently has a display name of “It’s Pull Up!” The phrase is a reference to “PMS,” a song from his Mugga Man mixtape, released in April, and … read more »

POSTED May 6, 2013 4:41PM IN Brooklyn Bound Video TAGS: ,
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Interview: Project Pat

Project Pat is a hulking mass of a dude, who in person doesn’t look to have aged very much since he broke the scene in the late 90′s with “Ballers.” According to him, the secret … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2013 12:20PM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (5) TAGS:
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Interview: Young Scooter

To those watching from behind their computers, Young Scooter‘s rise seems faster than even that of his old running partner (and now bonafied superstar), Future. Scooter though, has appeared on every mixtape Future has put … read more »

POSTED March 6, 2013 11:16AM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (4) TAGS: ,