Prophets of Rage Shine a Light on Homelessness in Performance of “Living on the 110”
You drive by see the family camped out By the underpass You got your blinders on You want to hit the gas Prophets of Rage combines the sonic firepower of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill. In this video, the supergroup performs “Living on the 110,”... Read more
De La Soul Teams Up With Usher on New Song “Greyhounds”
When De La Soul first stepped on the scene, music fans were impressed by their quirky, thought-provoking brand of hip-hop. Over the years, they have continued to create music that is entertaining and engaging. Their latest release, “Greyhounds,” from their upcoming album, and the Anonymous Nobody… “We were taking a break... Read more
The Roots Release, “Bittersweet,” Music You Can Taste
“I started as a trendsetter and I’m still one” – Black Thought, The Roots The Roots are hip-hop pioneers. Not only have are they the premier hip-hop house band, but they are also risk-takers who aren’t afraid to try new things. Their latest release, “Bittersweet,” is multi-sensorial song that... Read more
Hip-Hop/Rock Supergroup Prophets of Rage Want to Make America Rage Again
What do you get when you combine elements of a revolutionary rock band and two iconic hip-hop acts? You get a supergroup of angry voices called Prophets of Rage. This newly formed band consists of Rage Against the Machine’s bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad... Read more
9 Lesser-Known Artists at Lollapalooza That You Need to Listen to Right Now!
International superstars, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, and J. Cole will headline this year’s Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago (July 28th – July 31st). Other well-known acts include Future, Lana Del Rey, Ellie Goulding, and Disclosure. But there are several other talented musicians that you need to pay... Read more
All Hip-Hop Fans Must Watch This Short Film
Lecrae’s latest album, Church Clothes 3, is one of the most important hip-hop albums of the year. With relevant social commentary, sharp wordplay, and hard-hitting beats, Church Clothes 3 goes beyond the superficial topics that plague many to today’s hip-hop albums. Lecrae says what needs to be said in... Read more
5 Indie Artists You Should Hear – March 2016
Rock and Hip-Hop Converge on Elephant 12’s New Single “All Aboard on the Moon”
We recently featured indie rockers Elephant 12 in our monthly column, 5 Indie Artists You Should Hear. We were fascinated by the band’s blend of unapologetic punk rock and hip-hop. Since then, Elephant 12 has released their EP Hellophantastic featuring the new single, “All Aboard On the Moon.” Click the player... Read more
A Tribe Called Quest Reunites to Perform “Can I Kick It?”
My college career was spent traveling down A Tribe Called Quest’s path of rhythm. After hearing “I Left My Wallet in El Segundo,” I became an instant fan. The group’s jazzy flavor, bohemian vibe, and clever lyrics instantly drew me in. But is it was their seminal album, The Low... Read more
Houston Rap Legend, Bun B, Drops “Crush City” to Support Houston Astros
It’s been a decade since the Houston Astros were in the playoffs, but that hasn’t stopped Astros fans from having World Series aspirations. To support the hometown team as they begin their series against the Kansa City Royals, “Trill O.G.” Bun B has released a new song, “Crush City.” In... Read more