The Latin Alternative Music Conference 15th anniversary ft. Beatnuts & Tony Touch

The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) returns to New York this summer for a special 15th anniversary celebration, including two free concerts at Central Park SummerStage featuring Beatnuts, Ana Tijoux, Bodega Bamz and DJ Tony Touch on Wednesday, July 9th and Babasónicos, Juana Molina and La Santa Cecilia on Saturday, July 12th.

CNN pays homage to Hip-Hop artists Clipse

CNN host Bill Weir went back to Virginia Beach with Pusha T and No Malice to reminiscence on their journeys in the music industry. A good portion was spent on No Malice transformation from dope-boy to born again Christian. CNN did a solid job of analyzing the unique stories behind both brothers.

Cope2 Paints Bowery Mural With Wildstyle, Tags, Bubble Letters .. 2014 NYC

  GRAFF LIVES 2014 ” COPE2 ”   .. BRONX LEGEND   Yesterday, Bronx graffiti artist Cope2 began working on the Bowery Mural on East Houston Street. Legendary street art documentarian Martha Cooper, who was on the scene photographing Cope2, pointed out, “It’ll have wildstyle, bubble letters, tags and pieces, which is unusual for the Bowery … Continue reading Cope2 Paints Bowery Mural With Wildstyle, Tags, Bubble Letters .. 2014 NYC

Timbaland compares upcoming solo album Opera Noir to Dre’s album The Chronic

The super producer is gearing up for a project of his own after executively producing Michael Jackson’s posthumous album Xscape. “I finally made my Chronic,” said Timbaland who expressed that his new work helped him find himself. Timbaland said, “It’s a culture thing. It’s the truth. It’s just about life in general. My life. My … Continue reading Timbaland compares upcoming solo album Opera Noir to Dre’s album The Chronic

Councilman Ras Baraka, the fiery scion of a militant poet, was elected mayor of Newark

Ras Baraka, son of the late poet and writer Amiri Baraka, defeated Shavar Jeffries and was elected mayor of Newark, NJ signaling a likely shift in the direction that New Jersey’s largest city had embarked upon for most of the last decade. Baraka was once a Deputy Mayor under Sharpe James, a principal at Central … Continue reading Councilman Ras Baraka, the fiery scion of a militant poet, was elected mayor of Newark

New song “Bring Them Home” helps to create awareness about kidnapped Nigerian girls.

Kaline Akinkugbe is already making a mark as a neo soul artiste on the Nigerian music scene. The Nigerian singer and pianist posted on SoundCloud: “Music is a universal language and it seemed appropriate to use the power of music to spread the word.” So far, only 53 girls out of 250 from the Chibok … Continue reading New song “Bring Them Home” helps to create awareness about kidnapped Nigerian girls.

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