Back by popular demand! Harlem’s most progressive hip-hop producer Dollar Bin returns with “Drum Ensemble Volume 2,” the second edition of his cult drum kit series. All new and improved, this kit has all that you need to start pumping out tracks with one-of-a-kind drums. The kit contains over 160 drum sounds (kicks, snares, hi-hats, claps, percussion’s, sound & vocal effects) compatible with all DAW systems. Volume 2 also comes with the brand new “Dry Kit” for up-and-coming sound designers to mangle and experiment with on their own. As a bonus Dollar Bin is giving away the songs made using the drum kit, head over to dollarbindrums.com to get these drums.
Check out the Drum Ensemble Vol. 2 preview by Dollar Bin below:
Acclaimed rapper and producer team Smoke DZA and Harry Fraud are joining forces once again for their forthcoming album, He Has Risen. Following in the footsteps of their 2012 collaborative album, Rugby Thompson, the New York natives are kicking off 2016 with their first single “Morals” featuring Snoop Dogg, who brings his signature flavor to the track.
Pre-order the album on iTunes HERE
On February 20th, Wine & Words Pittsburgh owner Erika Turner will combine two of her favorite things, Wine & Trap Music, and deliver them as one for a special event this month called “Wine & Trap.”
With “Fall From Grace,” Sylvan LaCue reflects on a self-realization that’s occurred over the past year. “Fall From Grace” is a look back at the 25-year-old artist’s decision to take a step back in order to take a step forward. With his deal with Logic’s Visionary Music Group behind him, it’s full steam ahead with the release of his album and new positive growth steering him towards the path to success. Check the album tracklist below and listen to Fall From Grace under that:
Far From Familiar tracklist:
1.) Loner [Feat. Linzi Jai] 2.) Cruel World
3.) Fall From Grace
4.) Studio City
6.) Lisa Bonet
7.) Farley’s [Interlude] 8.) Back To The City
9.) Give Me The World
10.) At What Cost?
Khalifa has had a busy week leading up to the release of his latest album “Khalifa.” Recently just going on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, Khalifa has also just announced that he will team p with RiverRock Cannabis which will produce the popular but mostly unattainable Khalifa Kush and other products starting on 4/20.
Buy Khalifa on iTunes HERE
It’s that time again Earth lovers. Broccoli City is back with it’s highly attended festival BCFest. The line-up revealed is STACKED with a good variety performers including Future, Jhene Aiko, The Internet, BJ The Chicago Kid, Anderson .Paak, and producer Sango.
Broccoli City is committed to using its platform to engage and activate over 20,0000 urban millennials from around the world on healthy eating and environmental sustainability. Each year festival attendees can expect to enjoy a selection of unique pop up markets, featured restaurants, live art installations, and performances from the most groundbreaking artists in music.
Grab your tickets here starting Friday: http://www.bcfestival.com/
Name: Chase Grizzly
Artistic Style: Cartoon
Art Medium: Pencil & paper/Wacom tablet & Mac book
Storm Thorgerson, Dali, Marc Ecko, Jamie Hewlett, my cousin Austin who got me into drawing, my big homies Le (@kingvada) & Khan (@madebyngo), my little bro Alonzo Wright (@nocasperno), Lil Wayne, the Beatles, all types of musicians, all of my friends, I’m inspired everyday just by my surroundings, buildings and clouds are inspirational, too many things to name.
Explain first noticed artwork:
I think it was this drawing of a lady with a flower as her head and the stem coming out of her vagina [laughs].
Most hated Art Cliché:
Idk, maybe everybody can be an artist.
Worst Client Habit:
Not crediting my work or not paying me/waiting months to pay me, especially when it’s a rapper posting pics throwing money buying gold teeth and hover boards.
Before someone hits you up about work they should:
Have an idea of what they want exactly and explain it in full detail, it’ll save us both time.
Coming off a successful curated show that opened in December called “Poison” which featured Hannibal Hopson, Amani Davis, Good Mike, and more, Sean Beauford curates another genius show titled “The Other Side Of Pop” which contains imagery that celebrates the less glorified mainstream imagery that individuals still appreciate. As you ender the gallery you will immediately fix your eyes on Def Jam’s first creative director Cey Adams hip-hop mural on the wall (which you can view above) along with piece featuring artist Sophia Chang, Cryssy Cheung, Amani Davis, Justin Gilzene, Molly Goldfarb, Hannibal Hopson, André Jones, Matthew LaPenta, LinShuttr, and RexChouk.
The Other Side of Pop can be seen for free at the August Wilson Center in downtown Pittsburgh, Tuesday through Saturday from 11am – 6pm until March 25th. For more, visit theothersideofpop.com