hip-hop

Brother Ali Autograph

September 16, 2010

Brother Ali is one of my all-time favourite rappers. I first blogged about him last year just before this album came out. I can’t believe that I actually got to meet him. He was a really cool, down to earth guy. It was quite an honour to [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – 16 Bars

September 11, 2010

Welcome to “Know Your History.” Your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge.  This is a transcript of the fourth episode. If you’ve missed the previous three, please click on the “Hip-Hop History” tab above to download all of the episodes of [Keep Reading]

Females Are Killing It

August 19, 2010

In a recent interview, I asked Eternia why there aren’t more women in rap. This is what she had to say, “I don’t believe that there is actually a lack of females in hip-hop. I think there’s a lack of coverage, oftentimes. I think that [Keep Reading]

Muneshine Interview

August 16, 2010

I was really excited to go to the Shad / D-sisive / Ngajuana concert last month. I had already interviewed everyone on the bill that night but the D-sisive interview I did was nearly ten years ago and it was for the university newspaper. I was [Keep Reading]

Give The Roots Their Due

August 12, 2010

So I’m rolling in the car with a friend who is not a fan of rap music. My MP3 player is hooked up to the car stereo and we’re listening to some country music. Tim McGraw’s Southern Voice is an amazing album. Love it! Anyway, she [Keep Reading]

Where The Ladies At?

August 6, 2010

“I’ve been known to talk about women on a track or twoI talk to womenI just can’t talk for women, that’s for youWe need more women for thatMore women in rapEven tracks like Kweli’s ‘Four Women’That’s [Keep Reading]

It’s Okay to Call Him NGA

August 3, 2010

This is the second part of the transcript of the interview I did with hip-hop artist Ngajuana, aka NGA. If you missed Part 1, you can go back and read it. You can also download this interview for free or stream it with the player at the bottom of [Keep Reading]

Ngajuana – Don’t Dismiss the Name

August 2, 2010

Ngajuana has a controversial name. When I first heard this cat on the Internet, I wasn’t quite sure how to pronounce his name. When I learned how to, I was a bit uncomfortable calling him by his rap moniker simply because it starts off with the [Keep Reading]

73 Minutes of DOPE

July 25, 2010

DOPEfm is an overnight hip-hop show that airs on 93.3 CFMU from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada each and every Saturday night. The show was created by Daddy J and is co-hosted by Gamma Krush and myself. If you missed the show this week, here’s the [Keep Reading]

Eternia Interview Concludes

July 24, 2010

Say it ain’t so. Our time with Eternia is nearly up. Don’t fret boys and girls, you can download the interview for free so you can listen to it whenever you want. We had a great discussion and played some amazing music as well. So without [Keep Reading]
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