Dom Ellis

Dizzy Wright Talks About His Chill Aura, Working With Big K.R.I.T. and Tech N9ne, & Helping Shape Society

Dizzy Wright Talks About His Chill Aura, Working With Big K.R.I.T. and Tech N9ne, & Helping Shape Society

Article and Photography by Dom Ellis It’s quite ironic that Dizzy Wright didn’t shoot to the top a lot quicker being from Las Vegas (the entertainment capital of the world). Apparently people don’t go to see local rappers (who would’ve guessed). But now that he’s a full force in music, boasting intricately though out flows and a track record spanning […]

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Bizzy Crook Talks Eminem Influence, Sacrificing Time For His Career, And More

Bizzy Crook Talks Eminem Influence, Sacrificing Time For His Career, And More

Article and Photos by Dom Ellis At eight-years-old, Bizzy Crook proclaimed his love for hip hop and dreamt of rocking stages across the nation. Now -some 15 years later- he’s in the dressing room at the House of Blues preparing to hit the stage for a packed house.

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[Feature] Jay Worthy: Network Is Your Net Worth

[Feature] Jay Worthy: Network Is Your Net Worth

Article & Photo by Dom Ellis There are levels to this rap game and the Vancouver bred- LA raised- musician Jay Worthy is on a whole another level. The rapper is an even bigger force outside of music producer credits from sources like Vice and Pivot TV and has coordinated marketing schemes for Dope on Fairfax.

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Jarren Benton Discusses #SlowMotionEP Release, Funk Volume Being Silent Assassins, +More

Jarren Benton Discusses #SlowMotionEP Release, Funk Volume Being Silent Assassins, +More

Interview by Dom Ellis Funk Volume’s Jarren Benton is slated to release his most progressive project yet, “Slow Motion,” today and it’s much more creative than we could’ve expected. We sat down with Benton at his release party in Hollywood’s Skee Lounge to discuss the project everyone is excited to hear.

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We Grade Our ’14 Coaches Picks Feat. Iamsu!, Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Black Zheep & KYLE

We Grade Our ’14 Coaches Picks Feat. Iamsu!, Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Black Zheep & KYLE

Last year around this time, we presented to you our group of 5 individuals we thought would make a mark in the game for 2014. Iamsu!, Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Black Zheep, and KYLE. Check out our Coaches Evaluation and look out for our 2015 Coaches Picks coming soon.

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Earlly Mac Talks 1st Connecting With Big Sean, If He’s More #LikePac or #LikeKanye, & More

Earlly Mac Talks 1st Connecting With Big Sean, If He’s More #LikePac or #LikeKanye, & More

Interview by Dom Ellis Photo by Aaron Klissman Blend the swag of and ingenuity of Kanye West with the courageous mindset of Tupac – add a dash of authenticity and a heavy helping of Detroit- and what do you get? Earlly Mac, is the mind behind jubilating jams like #NextDoor and #TribalBandz, you’ve probably seen chillin’ with day one homie […]

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[Feature] Skipper: All About Skipper

[Feature] Skipper: All About Skipper

Article by Dom Ellis Photo by Julian Edwards When you’re an outsider your whole life all you want is to get in. Skipper has gone from downloading albums on Limewire and reciting Kanye West lyrics to selling out The Warfield back-to-back nights with his day one homies- the HBK Gang. It’s safe to say that once he released his superseding […]

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VS. Everybody; JENESIS Targets 5 Cities That Should Step Up To The Plate

VS. Everybody; JENESIS Targets 5 Cities That Should Step Up To The Plate

By Trevor Leard and Dom Ellis In celebration of 15 years of Shady Records Eminem is releasing an album entitled “Shady XV” set to hit stores Nov. 24. Since day one Eminem has been repping his hometown, so it was only natural of him to adopt the “Detroit Vs Everybody” slogan last year.

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HBK Gang Goes Dumb in the Bay for Their Annual Heartbreak Halloween

HBK Gang Goes Dumb in the Bay for Their Annual Heartbreak Halloween

Article by Dom Ellis This year’s annual Heartbreak Halloween tore the roof off of San Francisco’s Warfield with electrifying performances. The heartbreakers pulled out all of their tricks and treats this time around with a stacked line up of hyphy performances, special guests, and twerking music provided by DJ Amen and Charisma.

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Dom Ellis’ 5 Tracks You Probably Haven’t Heard Because You Don’t Use Soundcloud 10/13

Dom Ellis’ 5 Tracks You Probably Haven’t Heard Because You Don’t Use Soundcloud 10/13

Dom is back with Part 2 of his “5 Tracks You Probably Haven’t Heard Because You Don’t Use Soundcloud” set.

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