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Aug 18, 2014

New Video: Thaddeus David - “On One”

Thaddeus David

Thaddeus David released his new animated video for “On One” off his Lost & Found Features album today. See him live this Friday, August 22 at The Crocodile with Nacho Picasso and Cam The Mac. - Liz

New Video: Nu Era - “Cops”

Nu Era

The visuals for Nu Era’s “Cops” was released today. Their next performance is with Blu, MED, and Yirim Seck at Barboza on September 2. Nu Era member and flyer champion, Andrew Savoie is hosting Home Slice this Wednesday August 20 at The Crocodile Back Bar with Special Guests All Star Opera, Imprints (Honor Roll), Donormaal, and DJ Semaj. - Liz

Aug 16, 2014

New Music: Captain Murphy - “Cosplay”

Captain Murphy

The creation of the alter ego of Flying Lotus, Captain Murphy, was recently revealed in the animated video, “The Birth Of Captain Murphy.” It’s great to see people doing interesting things like this with their music.

His new single “Cosplay” will be available for free download on the Adult Swim website on Monday, August 16. Keep an eye out for Flying Lotus’ new album, “You’re Dead,” which is to be released on October 7. He will be performing at The Neptune Theater with Thundercat on November 18. - Liz

Aug 15, 2014

New Video: Cam’ron - “Sweetest”


The pink mink makes a hilarious return! Cam’ron shows are coming up soon so make sure to cop those tickets. - Josh

New Music: SonReal “Live This” f. Madchild


SonReal grabbed the Vancouver Hip Hop legend for his new track and the results are great! Come checkout SonReal at The Vera Project 10/4. - Josh

Aug 13, 2014

New Video: Spekulation - “Home Of The Mighty” f. Perry Porter & Paolo Escobar


Spekulation’s going for the next town anthem with “Home Of The Mighty.” -  Liz

New Video: Atmosphere - “Southsiders”


Slug and Ant are back with another great video to add their the collection. I’m glad to see the good times being had by all again. Speaking of good times, September 13th at Showbox Sodo is going to be a very good time. Tickets are almost sold out! - Josh

New Album: Dilated Peoples - “Directors Of Photography”

Dilated Peoples

In case you missed the big reveal, Dilated Peoples released a new album yesterday. “Directors Of Photography” is the first Dilated album in eight years and they went all out with the packaging.

The first video from the album for the DJ Premier-produced single, “Good As Gone,” appeared on our website back in June. Support Dilated Peoples and the rest of Rhymesayers because they are what this is all about. - Liz

Aug 12, 2014

New Video: Cool Nutz - “Married To This” (Prod. Tope)

Cool Nutz

Off the Portland Legends upcoming album “EMO”. Catch Cool Nutz with Cam’ron, ill Chris, and DJ Swerve at The Roseland Theater August 25th. - Josh



Takin’ It Back Tuesday: Handsome Boy Modeling School - “The World’s Gone Mad”

Handsome Boy Modeling School

Handsome Boy Modeling School is a Dan The Automator and Prince Paul side project from 1999-2004. “The World’s Gone Mad” features Del The Funky Homosapien, Barrington Levy, and Alex Kapranos and is off their second album, “White People.” Dan The Automator and the rest of Deltron 3030 will be at The Showbox on November 5. - Liz