We all have a car nut in our lives. Gear-brains. Petrolheads. You know the deal. Guys who like to strap on a helmet every Saturday morning and spend the first couple hours of the weekend slicing up asphalt on a beautiful mountain road. Dudes who walk straight to the car section at the bookstore, and [...]


As The Guardian reports, director Steve Loveridge has just quit his long ongoing documentary about M.I.A. due to funding problems— enough to prompt the Sri Lankan/London rabblerouser to suggest a Kickstarter to keep the project going. Yesterday, the erstwhile director resorted to his own Tumblr page to release a teaser for the movie, instructing viewers [...]


The Hood Internet’s latest mixtape dropped this morning, and as can be expected it’s packed to the cellophane with what one would dub party starting mashups. The Mixtape Volume Seven is what you wanna put on in that summer BBQ before the DJ’s get set up, or maybe what you wanna play when you’re trying to [...]


29 Jan
Kanye, Neptunes, French Montana, Wale, Jake One & more

The king of the cocaine rappers, he who makes it snow like a blizzard, Pusha T prepares the world for his upcoming My Name is My Name LP with his latest mixtape, simply titled Wrath of Caine. Pusha, aka Virginia Beach’s Terrence Thornton, dropped a trailer announcing the mixtape earlier this month and now the mixtape [...]


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 [...]


This week at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood Smart Car took the sheets off what will surely be its most talked about creation ever: the Smart Forjeremy fully electric vehicle. Smart were obviously going all out for the event, plying the couture crowd with plenty of top shelf booze and appetizers. The Bulleit Rye [...]


In collaboration with adidas, Jay-Z ‘s culture site Life + Times premiers a new mixtape created by hip-hop beat veteran DJ Neil Armstrong. Mixing for eclectic hip-hop legends like The Roots, De La Soul, Kanye West and even formerly the Jigga himself, the Adidas Global Ambassador carries a deep knowledge of musical history and impeccable turntable skills. With a musicologist’s touch, Armstrong has [...]


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 [...]

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