Tagged: New York

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Photo Essay: Lost and Gained in NYC

The growing pains of America’s biggest city From the magazine: ISSUE 91, April/May 2014 When Michael Bloomberg concluded his 12 years as the mayor of New York City at the end of 2013, he left … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 9:58AM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE TAGS: ,
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Live: A Marathon, Not a Sprint for Drake and Diddy

The Most Fun I Ever Had at an Industry Party “I know y’all think this is like some corporate shit,” Drake called out on Saturday night, on stage at the pop-up Time Warner Cable Studios … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2014 5:39PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,
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Stream: Cam’ron and A-Trak, “Humphrey”

Cam’ron and A-Trak will release a joint EP, Federal Reserve, this year via Fool’s Gold/Poppington/Dipset. It will reunite Cam with Dipset’s Juelz Santana and Jim Jones on wax, and be executive produced by Dame Dash. … read more »

POSTED January 29, 2014 10:38AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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RATKING Announce Debut Album, So It Goes

RATKING, the New York hip-hop crew that grew up on the city’s golden-era rap but are lovably unburdened by the impulse to neatly retrace its footsteps, have announced their debut LP. Titled So It Goes, … read more »

POSTED January 23, 2014 9:59AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,
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Live: Disclosure Play the Hits at Three-Night Takeover

Guy and Howard Lawrence wager that you really like their songs. How big are Disclosure in the United States, anyway? Their debut album Settle was one of the most critically beloved dance full-lengths in years, … read more »

POSTED January 19, 2014 7:32PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Vampire Weekend f. Danny Brown, Heems and Despot, “Step (Remix”) MP3

“Happy New Year from Vampire Weekend.” January is the actually coldest month of the year, unbroken-up by any holiday or time off from work. Take solace in the sweater of this “wintertime” “Step” remix, for … read more »

POSTED January 2, 2014 4:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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RIP 5Pointz

It’s the end of an era. For more than a decade, Long Island City warehouse 5Pointz has acted as a larger-than-life canvas for groundbreaking street artists. Early this morning, the work of more than 1,500 … read more »

POSTED November 19, 2013 4:40PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: , ,
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NY, LA, Vegas: Summer Parties by Swimming With Sharks

This year we’re teaming up with Swimming With Sharks once again to bring you a full summer’s worth of free rooftop pool parties in NYC, LA, and Las Vegas. Come hang in Vegas every Wednesday … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2013 5:46PM IN OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , ,
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Dipset: Power in Numbers

March 2013: Last night, the Diplomats—Cam’ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Freekey Zekey—celebrated the 10th anniversary of their 2003 major label debut with a reunion show in Manhattan. Above, take a look back at Marc … read more »

POSTED March 26, 2013 6:56PM IN FEATURES TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Cam’ron: Harlem Playalistic Capitalist Muzik

March 2013: Last night, the Diplomats—Cam’ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Freekey Zekey—celebrated the 10th anniversary of their 2003 major label debut with a reunion show in Manhattan. Below, take a look back at the … read more »

POSTED March 26, 2013 1:22PM IN FEATURES TAGS: , , , , , , ,