27 Dec
The Sunset Strip's Roxy Theater kicks off the 20th Anniversary of hip-hop's most beloved party album

In our humble opinion, there is no better hip-hop party album ever recorded than the Pharcyde’s stellacular Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde. It is pure celebration in sonic form (oh how many brain cells we’ve happily surrendered to “Oh Shit”). In honor of The Pharcyde’s groundbreaking 1992 debut, (which, by the way, was quoted as Kanye […]

18 May
Spaceship beats for Australopithecus

Hailing from Cologne, Germany, Ancient Astronauts are otherwise known as producers Kabanjak and Dogu, and they’re dropping their debut We Are To Answer June 9th on Thievery Corporations’ ESL Records. The album is a beautiful slice of hip hop ingredients, dub-tinged spices and jazz chili sauces, all blended into a heady stew of breakbeat wonderfulness. […]