Rebel Without A Pause
Revisiting Hip-Hop's Golden Era
Golden Era Greats: The Jungle Brothers
Speaking of the influential Native Tongue collective, The Jungle Brothers often find themselves marginalized when they were actually its organizing force—not to mention one of the cutting-edge groups of the golden era. Inspired by the hook from 1982’s “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, “It’s like a jungle someti...
ASTRA HOUSE’S DANNY VAZQUEZ ACQUIRES DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF MF DOOM
A little Advance Announcement for My Readers
Anatomy of a Crew: The Native Tongues
Hip-Hop’s Hippies Spearheaded a Movement of African Consciousness and Black Abstract Vibes
Crucial Cuts: “Live at the BBQ” by Main Source (featuring Nas, Akinyele and Joe Fatal)
During the summer of ’91, the debut album by a group of new jacks known as Main Source--comprised of the Canadian DJ brothers Sir Scratch and K-Cut and Queens-based producer/rapper Large Professor (aka William Paul Mitchell)--started making waves in the underground. Breaking Atoms seemingly appeared out of nowhere on Stu Fine’s established i...
Unsung Heroes: Masta Ace
Bringing Clever Concepts and an Intelligent Approach to the Game
Pioneers on the Frontier: J.J. Fad
Rap’s First Girl Group Nominated for a Grammy
Crucial Cuts: “Raw” by Big Daddy Kane
A Fitting Introduction to an 80s Lyrical Giant
Golden Era Greats: A Tribute to Biz Markie
April 8, 1964 – July 16, 2021
East Coast O.G.s
The True Godfathers of Gangsta Rap
Chairmen of the Boards: Diamond D.
A Producer Par Excellence with Skills to Spare on the Mic
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