In the early and mid-90s there simply wasn’t a better hip-hop clique than the Wu. Hell, there still hasn’t been anyone close to Wu Tang Clan in rap or rock or gospel or yodeling or damn well anything else since then. But in those halcyon years RZA helmed some all time classics, and Ghostface Killah’s […]


18 Sep
Deluxe update of 90s classic limited to only 1,000 sets

After GZA’s watershed Liquid Swords (which already received the ultimate boxset treatment here), Raekwon the Chef”s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx is widely considered the best solo Wu Tang record of the 90s. And just like Liquid Swords, it’s Get On Down that gives Only Built 4 Cuban Linx the deluxe treatment. Known in uderground […]


5 Jul
The G Unit frontman returns, but does anyone give a shit...?

Let’s face it, 50 Cent has fallen off harder than fat people in slow motion. But every once in awhile, something new comes out and you hope it’ll have a song 1/4th as good as anything off Get Rich Or Die Trying (yeah right). Well now 50 put out a free mixtape of his latest […]


12 Jun
Revisit your Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth

The Wu- Tang Clan’s the Genius — aka GZA — is reissuing the essential Liquid Swords album in a deluxe double box set. Between Wu’s legendary debut Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) and the followup Forever, RZA helmed the first wave of Wu Tang solo albums, each a verifiable classic in its own right. But most […]


10 Oct
DJ Cheapshot spins Los Angeles rap group's latest mix

Life + Times today premiers Get Busy Committee’s latest mixtape Opening Ceremony. Their resident turntable specialist DJ Cheapshot puts the mix together to promote the Los Angeles rap group’s upcoming album also called Opening Ceremony. Download the mix here for free. Video for Get Busy Committee’s “Opening Ceremony” below, plus back cover of mixtape with full […]


25 Aug
Win tickets for Music Box this Saturday, August 27th

Damian Lazarus’ Crosstown Rebels label has been making some waves these past twelve months. An uncompromising vision for the future of house and techno has the label breaking acts left, right and center, and infusing some serious fun into a musical blueprint that regularly leaves dancefloors bouncing till dawn. Full length album releases from Art […]


26 Oct
Thanks for participating!

Thanks to everyone for participating in our Get Him to the Greek DVD and Blu-Ray giveaway. Congratulations to  Andrew, Brandon, Austin, Jenny and Esteban for picking up winning discs. Enjoy the flick…


20 Oct
Russell Brand, Jonah Hill and Puffy resurrect the rock star myth

Have you seen Get Him to the Greek? If you haven’t young lassie, you need to get on that ASAP — it’s one of the funniest movies of 2010, and was much more unpredictable than you’d think. Sure there were the hilarious requisite party scenes, but the movie had a lot more depth than expected […]