Logo work by Cey AdamsRead more
Cey Adams, a New York City native, emerged from the downtown graffiti movement to exhibit alongside fellow artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. He appeared in the historic 1982 PBS documentary Style Wars which tracks subway graffiti in New York.
Video: Tribute to the late and lengendary Phife DawgRead more
Last week we lost one of the greats. We grew up to his music and rhymes. Phife Dawg from the group A Tribe Called Quest recently passed away after a long battle with diabetes. His life impacted Hip Hop in a monumental way.
Moodymann: Sounds of DetroitRead more
Moodymann – a controversial and almost fiction-like character, an icon and a legend. Kenny Dixon Jr or Moodymann as he is known to most, represents the electronic wave of mastermind producers from Detroit.
Listen: Grand Central Translations a mix by Qool DJ MarvRead more
An absolute gem of an album, mixed by Phili based Qool DJ Marv.
Comprised solely of artists and song titles produced from the once great and now defunct, Grand Central Records.
Grand Central Records were responsible for breeding countless UK underground acts, from Rae & Christian, to Mr Scruff, as well as none other than AIM.
Looking back on Channel URead more
Was listening to Imperial Squad’s memorable classic, Just a Link, and it brought me back to the Channel U days, where anyone can be famous.
It is a music channel, focusing on playing upcoming UK urban/grime/hip-hop music and has helped the breakthrough for acts such as Tinchy Stryder, Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal, Chipmunk, and N-Dubz.
Documentary: Go deep with this New Zealand gangbangerRead more
The homie Tom Gould is a reputed film maker, music video director and photographer. Over the past few years, he has been credited for making some timeless music videos for the likes of Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Sean Price, Large Professor, J Love amongst others. Tom has spent the last few years based in New York documenting the streets and the sub cultures while building a career as a reputed film director.
Once Upon A Time in Shao LinRead more
Back in March 2015, it was announced that Wu Tang Clan would only be making one copy of their new album, titled “Once upon a time in Shaolin”. The album was to be put up for auction and the priviledge of hearing the songs would be bestowed only to the eventual buyer. Who, according to a recent press release, has been found! The album, along with a hand-carved nickel silver box designed by Moroccan artist Yahya, a gold-leafed certificate of authenticity and a leather-bound book containing the album’s lyrics and stories was bought by a “private american collector”.
Spotlight: Jazzy Sport RecordsRead more
A must do for anyone who travels to Japan. Jazzy Sport is a music collective and two record stores. In every aspect of business, Jazzy Sport carries a reputation for quite simply doing things right; a flag bearer to sit alongside the underground beat labels of the world.
Listen: “Slept on but not forgotten” – Vol 1 (BTS Radio)Read more
Andrew Meza’s BTS Radio is a destination label with lots of timeless podcasts
and mixes. They also happen to be our good friends and definitely one of our
RIHANNA Launches her own brand of Marijuana called “MaRihanna”.
The Line includes various different strains such as Karribean Kush, Haitian Haze, Jamaican High Grade as well as edibles and concentrates. A longtime weed smoker, Rihanna is not ashamed to let the world know how much she love de herb.