Just wanted to let everyone know – I’m currently on the airplane (Virgin America ftw) heading toward LA for Grammy Weekend. Looking to cause a bit of mischeif and hit up a lot of events & parties. Also meeting up with some folks. What that means is that I won’t be posting, although I have […]
I just realized that a bunch of comments people are leaving are going right in to a spam folder for some reason. I never looked in the folder until just now, so sorry if your comment was never posted. I’ll be more conscious of looking through that folder in the future.
I always enjoy when National Public Radio gives an analytical look at different elements of hip hop. This time around, NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’ focuses on the organized mess of characters that make up the collective Wu Tang Clan. You can read the accompanying article here or listen to the radio podcast feature below: DOWNLOAD […]
Following the other day’s 2010 in review post, featuring various show pictures and artists I took, here is just another look in to some things I saw and experience in 2010. Most of the scenery shots are from NYC where I reside, but there are a number of pictures from other places as well. These […]
I don’t like doing lists or wrap up posts at the end of any given year, season, etc – but I do like to reflect on the past year by taking a look at pictures (taken by me). If you know me personally, you know that I’m big on picture taking. They’re hung all over […]
FYI ~ Just a quick post to tell you guys a few things. First off, if I were you, I wouldn’t expect all that much groundbreaking material this week. Generally, this is one of the slowest weeks with people on vacations and taking time off from Christmas to New Years. However, obviously, I will be […]
Time to recognize the guys behind the boards, flipping faders, crafting the hits and deep cuts that we love to hear. Hip Hop Update’s year end list for 2010, the music producers. See if your favorite producer is listed below. – C.A.
Via Interview: What makes me different from everybody else just boils down to dissatisfaction,” exclaims rapper-producer Jay Electronica. “The bar is so low in rap—mediocrity is king! Who’s really trying to push the boundaries and move forward? Who’s really trying to come up with a new approach and make me feel wild?” The answer, of […]
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T.I. issued a new blog post as a letter to his fans via Trapmuzik: “This experience is truly a pain I have never felt before and that’s saying a lot for a nigga who’s been down locked up as many times as I have. I see this as a real ass whoopin’. The kind you […]
Yelawolf has come out of the woodworks with guns blazing ever since the January 2010 release of his highly acclaimed mixtape, Trunk Muzik. Billboard has recognized the talent of the Alabama born rapper with a featured article in the weekly print magazine devoted to the music industry. The article shines some light on the artist […]
The Crooked Letter King, Big K.R.I.T., covers JENESIS’ November issue and speaks on his early struggles, his career start, and his new found success in the game. Also features Rex Arrow Films, Smoke DZA, Art & Life Clothing, Luv Sicc Clothing, Ghosty, Bill Niels aka Daily Bread, Wiseblood, Down & Derby, and more. Download here:http://www.mediafire.com/?ukmfo44uskg7gib […]
Via Huffington Post: “Dear Kanye, I have early recollections of Damon Dash calling me and forcing me to put you on Def Poetry Jam. I knew your record, Through The Wire, but I didn’t know much more. When you took the stage on Def Poetry Jam that night, and spit those genuine, heartfelt words, I […]
Not much to say other than take a look: Thank you to all that took the time to check out my new video GET BACK UP with my homie Chris Brown. And a bigger thanks to those of you who decided to comment (good & bad). To all of you who say “He should practice […]
Last weekend I was in Atlanta and South Carolina. This weekend I’m in Boston. It’s my second time ever in my life for some reason. First time was average. This time should be excellent. No worries, though. I have posts lined up and we have others who should contribute to HHU over the weekend. If […]
I’m away this weekend as you know, so I just wanted to make one of these arbitrary posts inviting you to follow our social media aspects of the site, if you haven’t already. I’m on twitter rambling about whatever, as well as promoting new material. It must be appealing considering I have 10,400+ followers while […]