30 Jun
Godfather duets with Bob Marley, Nas, Mobb Deep, Biggie & more

Producer Amerigo Gazaway returns with the latest addition to his Soul Mate series — his mashup skills already well established with the Yasiin Gaye Marvin Gaye x Mos Def mixtape (and don’t forget about Part II as well). This time around Gazaway’s The Big Payback focuses on the erstwhile hardest working man in show business, pairing James Brown with the […]


7 Nov
Dead or Alive, you're coming with me

Gotta admit it, I was a bit skeptical about the Robocop reboot when first images leaked online. And the first trailer wasn’t that hot, either. But Watching ED209 strut down an Afghani street with empire overtones sure does promise a bit of thought behind the inevitable gunplay. “Why is America so robo-phobic?” Hmmm… good question Sam […]


12 Jun
The 2nd film in Peter Jackson's anticipated LOTR prequel

The first look at the second film the The Hobbit trilogy — The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug — was just released, and in it lies our first glimpse of Smaug, the titular dragon who plays the central antagonist in the Middle Earth adventure. Some have complained about director Peter Jackson taking too many liberties […]


2 Jan
American Gangster re-spun with classic artists from the 1970s

Esteemed hip-hop producer 9th Wonder takes Jay-Z’s 2007 album American Gangster and applies his unique touch — remixing in a bunch of musical inspiration from artists of the 1970s. As 9th Wonder produced tracks off the original album, it’s fitting that he gives it a new spin, adding in a list of great artists including […]


26 Oct
Gianni Lee & Mike Blud assemble 9 tracks of KL samples

If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Kendrick Lamar’s debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, we cannot recommend the album any more highly. The Compton kid is a true lyricist and storyteller the likes we haven’t seen since maybe early Outkast. For many hip-hop fans, it will most likely be considered the album of […]


12 Oct
The most cogent 4-minute argument you'll need to hear this week

I get in discussions all the time with my friends — both liberal and conservative — about the positives and negatives of Mr. Barack Obama. Most see him as just a slightly less evil version of Mitt Romney; they point out all the things he failed to accomplish, and list a litany of alleged shortcomings. […]


4 May
Win 1 of 2 pairs of tickets for this Saturday night's show

We enjoy our Soul Clap here, and we think you should too. That’s why we’re gonna give away 2 pairs of tickets to the EFUNK Show in Los Angeles we posted about a couple days ago. All you gotta do is go to our Facebook page, Like Us, and enter in the Soul Clap post your […]


2 May
Elyte & Cnyce bring their R&B-infused house to City of Angels

We’re big fans of the Soul Clap boys, so much so that we had them give us their definitive tour of their Beantown home in our Coordinates: Boston series (check it out, its hilarious). Well the duo of Elyte (Eli Goldstein) and Cnyce (Charles Levine) are celebrating the release of their debut album EFUNK (out […]