December 2011

Top 11 Albums of 2011

December 30, 2011

I started this tradition two years ago when I wrote the post Top 9 albums of ’09 and continued it last year with the Top 10 Albums of 2010. So I guess I need to compile the Top 11 Albums of 2011. The problem is that I listened to a [Keep Reading]

George Stroumboulopoulos on the Red Carpet

December 28, 2011

George Stroumboulopoulos came through The Red Carpet of the Stylus Awards just as the organizers were shutting it down. He was very popular and there were about four media outlets that all wanted to grab a quick interview with him. The [Keep Reading]

Personification in Rap (KYH Episode 22)

December 27, 2011

Hip-hop has the power to make things come alive. Whether it is due to the process of storytelling, the persuasive message behind the song, or through an infectious rhythm or hook. Hip-hop has power. Of course, that is one of the reasons we celebrate [Keep Reading]

A DOPEfm Christmas

December 24, 2011

Here’s a Christmas album unlike anything you’ve ever heard. I know that I get bored of the same old Christmas music every year, so I wanted to put together a straight hip-hop Christmas mix. I had to dig to find enough content to fill an [Keep Reading]

Rych Kydd

December 22, 2011

Chase: “We’re on the red carpet at the 2011 Stylus Awards with Rych Kydd. You’ve got a trophy in your hands.” Rych Kydd: “Rated Next DJ 2011.” Chase: “How’s that feel? That was handed out last [Keep Reading]

Visual History of Christmas Trees

December 20, 2011

I’ve always wondered about Christmas trees. The entire idea seems quite ridiculous. Cut down a tree, bring it inside, and adorn it with shiny things. Why do we do this exactly? Well, here’s a great poster that might shed some light on [Keep Reading]

Tell Her She’s Beautiful

December 19, 2011

Is that true? Do beautiful girls need to hear that they are beautiful? And if so, how do we do that? I’ve wanted to compliment women before on their beauty but I’ve often been afraid of the reception I’d get. I don’t want to [Keep Reading]

The Roxanne Wars (Know Your History: Episode 20)

December 17, 2011

Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. I’m your host, Chase March, and I’ll be with you for the next thirty minutes as we explore a huge war within hip-hop. You can download this episode for free or stream it with [Keep Reading]

Riviera for Skype (Product Review)

December 14, 2011

I have recorded dozens of interviews for my radio show over the past few years. Some of those interviews were done at the radio station and some were done on location at the concert venue. Of course, these ways of conducting interviews can [Keep Reading]
1 2