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Today is a good day, as Lil B and Chance The Rapper finally release the collaborative mixtape Chance has been hyping up the past couple weeks. Titled Free, the “Based Freestyles” mixtape features six tracks from the based-spun duo, some reaching almost 10-minutes in length. Now that’s a lotta chemical induced philosophizing! Peep Free below […]


DJ Shadow has released the debut singles from his first collaboration project since the 90’s work with UNKLE. Teaming up with Cali producer G Jones, Shadow’s latest project goes by the moniker Nite School Klik, and they specialize in all things superbass. Think purgatory deep dubstep beats, with ample measures of rap, juke and trap thrown in, sprinkled with […]


One of the Madman’s Very Unofficial Top Ten Films Of All Time, without a doubt, is Fight Club. Based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk and brilliantly manifested for the screen by David Fincher, Fight Club was the type of film that defied categorization, somehow addressing and articulating the inexplicable, inchoate anxiety and bullshit and disenchantment of the Modern American […]


4 Mar
Atlanta's trap master fans the flames for upcoming tour

In order to fan the flocka flames for his upcoming tour, ATL’s Waka Flocka drops this 11-track mixtape in conjunction with DJ Whoo Kid. The Turn Up Godz Tour mixtape bounces from southern hip-hop to trap to synthy EDM to even brostep-infused numbers, while featuring additional heat from the likes of Gucci Mane, Flosstradamus, Neon Dreams and more. […]


25 Feb
The welcome return of Liam Howlett & company

So glad to hear Prodigy back, and not just back but knocking it out of the park. No evolution, no reaching into territory they have no place reaching — just pure, unadulterated breaks, distorted guitar, yelling and, of course, a crazy ass video. God bless Liam Howlett.


9 Feb
Celebrating SNL 's 40th anniversary, live from your coffee table

If you’ve ever so much as turned on a television (even a an old-fashioned boob tube, with dials on it and rabbit ears), you remember Saturday Night Live, the homestead of so many of the greats of contemporary comedy—the iconic sketch show born back in 1975 that has been alive longer than most of the comedic actors […]


9 Feb
Dre, Eazy, Ice Cube, Yella & Arabian Prince finally get their film

Dr Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Yella, Arabian Prince


6 Feb
Where drum & bass, trap & hip-hop collide

By WMC 2001 (or was it ’02?) I was already growing tired of the endless “look at me” DJs playing the usual schlock of dribble while endlessly waving their hands in the air. I suddenly began to realize that I did not give a shit. Then I caught Ming & FS performing live at OM […]

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