April 23, 2014 12:00
Only a rapper named Adam WarRock could get a feature from James Urbaniak on his mixtape and it make absolute sense. The D.C. esquire-turned-emcee’s raps go deep into the Marvel universe and make wry career comparisons to “Captain N: The Game Master” team members....
April 23, 2014 12:00
Port Arthur, Texas rap legend Bun B didn’t spend any of the first two decades with Underground Kingz cohort Pimp C looking to compromise the duo’s fierce autonomy, even in the face of opportunities to stick in mainstream hip-hop, but he has spent......
April 16, 2014 12:00
Not counting Killer Mike’s curfewimposed omission, there was one person missing from Outkast’s return to the stage at Coachella last Friday, but there’s still another weekend to go and Bun B’s Friday night is open as of right now....
April 16, 2014 12:00
Last Friday night when Outkast convened the most coveted musical reunion that will happen in 2014, Bun B was doing the exact same thing as anyone else who cared and didn’t have a Coachella ticket: He was watching it happen on his computer....
April 9, 2014 12:00
For all its righteous ambition to turn a firm foothold in a thriving local indie rock community into a festival that appeals to a wide palette of tastes, maybe Phuzz Phest’s greatest virtue is its candor....
April 9, 2014 12:00
Maybe that lucini never fell from the sky? This Friday night’s rescheduled date of the Pioneers of Hip-Hop show with Big Daddy Kane and Camp Lo at the War Memorial has predictably turned into an outright cancelation. Chalk it up to halfsteppin’, even if he is the Big Daddy Kane....
April 2, 2014 12:00
So you’ve picked up a $20 bladed bean grinder from BB&B and suddenly your coffee game has been upped to an all-star level, right? You personally ground some store-bought Starbucks to dust, and now your cup is so much more jammin’ because of this exciting new level of engagement, yes? Not so fast....
April 2, 2014 12:00
That was famed producer David “Ski Beatz” Willis, then known as MC Will-Ski, signing off in the Bizzie Boyz classic “Droppin’ It” on top of an Aretha sample. He was one of the many killers on the Payroll of the man named first in all shout-outs on a Payroll Records joint....

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