Article by Charne Graham (88nae88) Chance The Rapper dropped his second mix tape Acid Rap last week and besides being beyond amazingly incredible, it gives a nostalgic feeling. If you’re from the Southside of Chicago, Acid Rap is more than just another critically acclaimed project; it makes you feel like you’re in high school all [...]
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Feature by Jesus Araujo (@jesuscame) Young Guru’s Grammy U “Era of the Engineer” tour gives students a insight on how time has changed in music technology but the phycology of a studio session is the same. Young Guru, 39, hails originally from Wilmington, Delaware but is known for creating “the sound of New York”. From working [...]
For one of our last events at The Shadow Lounge, that will be closing at the end of March, JENESIS will be bringing back it’s artist appreciation series with a special Jay-Z VS Kanye event February 2nd.
Article by Persiah Alcorn (@latinegras) Meet Woody: the producer, the remix genius, the funny guy and the master plan thinker since 1997. A modern day Renaissance man who’s produced for Casey Veggies, Charles Hamilton and The Notorious B.I.G, well, kind of. What do Master P, Riff Raff, people watching and a mystery man named Tito [...]
Two producers turned rappers, Hit-Boy & Chase N. Cashe, used their signature sounds to help others on production and have also jumped in familiar lanes. With Hit-Boy’s productions of “Niggas In Paris,” “Clique,” “Right Here” by Justin Bieber, “My God,” he’s a hot commodity with G.O.O.D. Music. Chase is no slouch having collaborated with Eminem, [...]
Jay-Z and Kanye West come up 9th on the top tours of 2012. Being the only hip hop tour out of the whole 2012 Tour Wrap up on Billboard.com, Jay-Z and Kanye also claim the highest grossing tour in Hip-Hop History that was recently held by Lil Wayne from his 2009 “I Am Music” and [...]
Big Sean looks like he’s trying to pull off a great Kanye impersonation with the video for GUAP. Still not sure about this being his first single off his upcoming album but the track has some potential. At least he’s getting better with the bars (somewhat). Much respect to him doing his thing in Detroit [...]
Brooklyn beatsmith and EDM it-dude Baauer is heading on his first national tour with A-list rap producer Just Blaze (who has produced for Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, just about everyone) joining him for the co-headlining ride. 2012 proved a breakout year for Baauer- audiences embraced his southern rap-influenced take on electronic music and Just Blaze has a long history as a rap industry [...]
“…I’d rather this new generation latch onto something which I personally felt was dope rather than create and promote the music I have a great disdain for such as ‘trap music’ or ‘ratchet music’,”
Here is the FULL version of Kanye West’s White Dress to appear on RZA’s soundtrack for The Man With The Iron Fists which hits theaters November 2nd. The song was produced by Kanye, RZA, Tapez and Boogz. Yesterday, RZA released his cut from the soundtrack with The Black Keys entitled Baddest Man Alive. Pre-order the [...]