Week in Pop: D.A. Stern, Mary Ocher, Natural Velvet
Desert, Drawing Boards, Fine China, NoMBe, guest selections by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat.
Week in Pop: El Hollín, Paperhaus, The Splits, ZEMA
AJ Pantaleo, Algiers, Inner Islands, co-curated by Small Wonder.
Idiot Savant Edition
We wouldn't go so far as to call NORE or Cam'ron geniuses, but something close.
Murs, Prof, and Fashawn at Knitting Factory
We caught Murs, Prof and Fashawn at the Knitting Factory on Friday, February 22nd.
Chuuwee, Be Cool
A young rapper on the rise, out to prove he's the "same me".
Elzhi 's long-awaited Nas impression
It took years of practicing "The World Is Yours" in the mirror for this release date.
Dilla Birthday Round-up
Celebrating what would have been his 37th birthday.
Gangrene remix with Fashawn & Evidence
Please don't wash your hands before you download.
Fashawn over Javelin
Lightyears better than that "Use Somebody" sample Fash rocked on Grizzly City 3.
Fashawn, “Bart Simpson”
At no point does Fashawn make a "cowabunga, dude" reference. Just a heads up.
Versis, pleased to meet your music
My favorite find of CMJ.
J. Cole, “Relaxation” feat. Fashawn & Omen
We're officially stalking the shit out of this dude.
Oh No and Alchemist are Gangrene
Much like the physical deformities of the disease, the first leak from Gangrene is nasty.
Exile remixed by DJ Rhettmatic
L.A.'s hottest producer gets the remix treatment from L.A.'s beat legacy.
Fashawn's Ode to Illmatic
Much like holding a candle to a bonfire – what are you contributing?