MUSIC: Rich Medina & The Marksmen – Ill MIC tic

Rich Medina & The Marksmen decided to pay tribute to two greats by remixing them together. In celebration of Michael Jackson’s birthday and the 20 year anniversary of Nas’s classic record, “Illmatic”, We’ve got the beautiful union of “I Wanna Be” + “One Love” & “You Rock My World” + “The World Is Yours” below [...]

September 2, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Emile Haynie – A Kiss Goodbye (feat. Sampha, Dev Hynes and Charlotte Gainsbourg)

Emile Haynie started off as a producer for various Eminem and other various Shady records related projects back when he was still interesting as a rapper. Since then he’s all grown up and branched off pretty much anywhere writing and producting for acts as diverse as Lady Antebellum and Kanye West. He put a new [...]

August 29, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

LIVE: Still Trill? What the Next Generation Thinks About the Trillectro Music Festival

[Photo by Carrie Epps] Congrats, Trillectro Music Festival! With your third annual showing on Saturday, you’ve officially made it past your terrible twos! But you know what that means now, right? It means you’re old, and that’s not very trill. Or, maybe it is still trill, but its initial audience — now in their mid- [...]

August 28, 2014 Carrie Epps Featured, Music 0

MUSIC: Homeboy Sandman – Problems

Mr. Sandman has a new record coming out on September 9th on Stones Throw called Hallways. He just dropped a new track from the record called “Problems”. Built off a great Robert Glasper sample by Knxwledge its a dark little track from a dark place of the soul. Take a gander at the lyrics “I [...]

August 28, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

INTERVIEW: Jayceeoh Launches Super 7 Records

Jayceeoh blew up out of nowhere!  That’s the beauty of reality TV, isn’t it?  The truth is that most people don’t know the story of his self-made success before going up another notch thanks to winning VH1’s Master Of The Mix DJ competition show.  Pre-reality TV, Jake Osher was already a staple at most major [...]

August 27, 2014 Dominic Painter Featured, Music 0

MUSIC: Skipp Coon – Assata Taught Me (Pg 181)

One of the lobs throw at modern hip-hop is the fact that conscious rap is a rarity on the mainstream. It’s true but at the same time it ignores that many modern MC’s on the conscious tip have very little sense of song craft. Take for instance Public Enemy’s, “Fight The Power” which works on [...]

August 26, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Travi$ Scott feat. Young Thug – Skyfall

Travi$ Scott dropped his latest mixtape Days Of Rodeo recently and it goes from songs that go from extremely vulgar, (the Migos assisted “Sloppy Toppy”) to surprisingly poignant “Skyfall”. Skyfall features the on fire©Nba Jam Young Thug. And while he kills it like he’s done in all his recent guest appearances, it’s Travi$ who steals [...]

August 25, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Phoenix – Bankrupt! (Gesaffelstein Remix)

Phoenix has always been the kind of rock band tended to keep their songs upbeat and danceable so it’s not surprising that they’ve been dropping remixes for their songs here and there for the past year or so. This time they asked the producer and fellow frenchman Gesaffelstein to remix the title track from their [...]

August 22, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Action Bronson – Easy Rider

While Action Bronson still periodically gets flack for sounding like another food loving MC we forget why he’s popping up everywhere. He’s one of the few popular rappers out that genuinely seems to like his job. He’s got a great sense of humor both on and off the wax, loves his fans (ive seen him [...]

August 21, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0


In the lead up to her debut album tentatively scheduled for spring Kelela‘s been busy dropping tracks like Want It and The High. Today she’s dropped a new one and it’s a doozy, OICU produced by P.Morris featuring LE1F. Le1f goes off the rails pretty early on the track, singing (!) in autotune. Kelela comes [...]

August 20, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Your Old Droog – Sleepers

A month ago a little known rapper named Your Old Droog set the hip-hop nerd internet on fire by dropping a group of songs that sounded like the came straight out of Nas’s private vault from 1994. While people surmised that the leaked tracks were by Nas himself, some internet snooping has revealed that Mr.Droog [...]

August 19, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Flying Lotus Has Been A Very Busy Man

Seems the fall is about to belong to Flying Lotus. First up, we’ve got his rapping alter ego, the villainous Captain Murphy, hat got his own little mini origin story thanks to the nutters at Adult Swim. It’s worth a watch if you’re a fan of Saturday morning cartoons or Flying Lotus himself; there’s snippests [...]

August 18, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0