The Badger Herald Online
Mixtape Fridays: Jon Connor's 'BestInTheWorld: A Tribute To The Notorious B.I.G. Vol 1a 2
Over the course of his relatively silent career, John Connor, a Flint, Mich., has made a name for himself using the work of others.
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[News] Chuck D Among Artists Celebrating Record Store Day 2014
Saturday, April 19 marks the 2014 edition of Record Store Day, an internationally celebrated annual event.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
19 Record Store Day Releases To Fill Your Shopping Bag
There's nothing easier than swiping or clicking to get a new single or album from your favorite artist.
20 recommendations for Record Store Day
Started in 2008 as a way to support local, independent record stores around the world, Record Store Day happens this Saturday, April 19. Despite the long lines, it's a much anticipated "holiday" of sorts for music fans and collectors everywhere.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Huntington Beach Independent
'Everything we do is pro-vinyl'
To vinyl collectors, Record Store Day is the equivalent of Christmas morning. And with the seventh-annual event being celebrated Saturday, audiophiles will flock to their local record store to try to get their hands on great deals and limited-edition LPs and Eps, some of which are only available that day.
The News Journal
Jupiter Records to make its Record Store Day debut Saturday
Jupiter Records near and Rainbow Records in Newark will both have in-store performances, giveaways & free snacks for Record Store Day.
New Times SLO
What's all the HUBbub?
Among the new additions to ThreadHUB's inventory are brands like HUF, 10 Deep, Pink Dolphin, Popular Demand, Young and Reckless, Dimepiece, Joyrich, Forte, and Cote de Nuits, many of which are hugely popular with up-and-coming celebrities.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Fans come out for vinyl on Record Store Day
Record Store Day is bigger than Christmas for many shops, and there are tons of exclusive vinyl recordings being offered this year.
[News] Article Discusses Whether "Internet Killed The Video Star"
The story discusses the emergence of MTV's TRL and BET's 106 & Park. "TRL has since gone the way of the dodo, and the hype and emphasis on music videos has gone down considerably in the past decade, which leads us to ask, did the Internet kill the video star?" the story says.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
[News] Nas Says Will Smith Wrote "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" & Details Career In Reddit AMA
Nas also gives praise to Drake, Public Enemy, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Jay Electronica, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q, YG, Fashawn and Bishop Nehru, among others.
Time is Illmatic, keep static like wool fabric
From New York's Queensbridge Houses, a teenager scripted a work of art so raw and compelling that twenty years later its stories still ring true, full of yet-to-be-mined jewels of wisdom, studied religiously, and revered by the Hip-Hop community.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
[News] Kevin Gates Lists Eminem & Tupac Among His Top 5 Emcees
"I always gravitated towards up north music," Gates says in an interview with Rolling Stone .
Jon Connor tributes Notorious B.I.G. with new mixtape
After releasing a Kanye West-inspired mixtape weeks ago, Flint rapper Jon Connor is continuing his #ConnorSeason onslaught with another mixtape inspired by a rap legend.
Randy Blue Gay Porn Stars Dance To Beyonce's 'Blow'
In this steamy new video, some of the stars of popular gay porn website Randy Blue strip down to one of our favorite tracks, "Blow," off of the new Beyonce album.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
[News] Marlon Wayans On Tupac: "He Wasn't Real Gangster, But He Acted Gangster"
"I think he would have matured at this point to be the leader that I think this generation could use in a lot of ways," Marlon Wayans says of Tupac.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Huffington Post
Time Is Still 'Illmatic'
Four months before Brooklyn's Notorious B.I.G. famously declared, "You never thought that hip-hop would take it this far," Queens native, Nas released his landmark debut, Illmatic , which would take hip-hop further into the stratosphere.
The Vault: 9 Cool Facts About Mary J. Blige's "My Life" Album
Whereas Blige's debut was a mix of R&B and New Jack Swing, the sound du jour at the time, gave us the vintage soul that would help solidify her title as the queen of hip-hop soul.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
[News] Rolling Stone Names Rappers Soon-To-Be Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
With 2013 finding Public Enemy inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , Rolling Stone recently included a group of rappers among a list of artists slated to become eligible for the honors in the coming years.
The Notorious B.I.G. : Life After Death
In just a few short years,the Notorious B.I.G.went from a Brooklyn street hustler to the savior of East Coast hip-hop to a tragic victim of the culture of violence he depicted so realistically on his records.