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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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Interview: Omarion

For Omarion, there’s no time like the present Former B2K frontman and teeny bopper heartthrob Omarion was only signed to Maybach Music for a matter of weeks before he had the words “Maybach O” tattooed … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2013 10:42AM IN NWSPRINT Comments (3) 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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Video: Willie Hex, “Troublesome”

Willie Hex, the #Tanboys rapper last seen murdering his guest verse on Bodega Bamz’s “P.A.P.I.,” has released his first single “Troublesome.” The song’s video recalls the promo materials for DMX’s Flesh of my Flesh, Blood … read more »

POSTED June 12, 2013 3:59PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS:
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Interview: Nick Corirossi, The Guy Who Made The Original “No New Friends” Video

Earlier this spring, a friend sent me the link to miami1996.com in an otherwise blank email. The site, stylized to be some relic of an internet long gone, plays host to the above short film, … read more »

POSTED June 12, 2013 3:31PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, ART+CULTURE VIDEO Comments (5) TAGS: ,

Video: Levii Ru$$ell, “Mastermind”

Levii Ru$$ell is a rapper from Houston with an impeccable shirt game and a taste for dark and flittering beats, like the one for “Mastermind,” produced by Ounce Records’ questionably-named, Every. Currently, Ru$$el is gearing … read more »

POSTED June 10, 2013 3:19PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS:
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Brooklyn Bound: An Exclusive Download from Pure X’s Rubber Tracks Performance

Austin’s Pure X doesn’t spend much time in New York outside of touring so the band understands the importance of leaving a good impression on a Big Apple audience. The real hard part though, making … read more »

POSTED June 7, 2013 2:44PM IN BROOKLYN BOUND, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Problem, “Do It” MP3 (Prod. by Jahlil Beats)

In accordance with what has somehow become #YoungCalifornia day on the FADER, Problem comes through with another certified slap in “Do It,” off the LA Leakers just-released #LeaksOfTheIndustry mixtape. The rapper, whose “Like Whaaat” soundtracks … read more »

POSTED June 6, 2013 5:23PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Ty Dolla $ign f. Wiz Khalifa, “Irie”

Ty Dolla $ign, who’s been relatively quiet outside of the video for his “My Cabana (Remix),” is gearing up to release his Beach House 2, the sequal to the tape the original “My Cabana” originates … read more »

POSTED June 6, 2013 12:58PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,