Articles by: Erik


Jay-Z – “Magna Carta Holy Grail” Tracklist Uncovered in Scavenger Hunt

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, Jana Fleishman, publicist for Jay-Z, had Hova enthusiasts scouring Brooklyn for clues on the forthcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail track listing. Obviously, the clues were distributed via Twitter, where followers could hunt down Jana at 15 locations across BK. At each site … READ MORE


Born Sinner vs. Yeezus – J. Cole Goes Toe-to-Toe With Kanye

If you were even remotely plugged into the world of music this week, everything you’ve read or heard has unquestionably been overshadowed by the release of “Yeezus”. While this would be a deterrent for most, in a bold move, J. Cole decided to move up the release … READ MORE


Deltron 3030 – “City Rising From The Ashes”

Remember back in 2000 when Del tha Funkee Homosapien teamed up with Dan the Automator and Kid Koala to drop one of the most lauded alt-rap albums of all time? Deltron 3030 ring a bell? Well, 13 years later, the trio is taking you back to the … READ MORE


PONY USA – History in the (Re)making | Event Recap

PONY USA is back. Wanting to set the tone and drive home what their name has meant all these years, that they are the original “Product of New York”, the company held the event in NYC at the Press Lounge at INK48 which features breathtaking views of the Midtown Skyline … READ MORE


Drake Announces 41-Show North American Tour | With Miguel and Future

Although we don’t know exactly when Drake will drop his new album, although it’s likely to hit before year’s end, we do know that he’s just announced a 41-date North American with Miguel and Future. The tour starts in Portland, OR on September 25th and wraps-up in Los Angeles, CA on November 25th. For … READ MORE


Sasquatch Music Festival – Doubles Up in 2014

What started out as a novel idea at Coachella to expand its festivities to two sequential weekends has spread like a beautiful contagion to other festivals throughout the states like Austin City Limits (ACL) and now Sasquatch 2014. The driving factor for expansion at Coachella and ACL … READ MORE


Asher Roth – Pass That Dutch

Last week, we brought you a teaser video of Asher Roth’s forthcoming Greenhouse Effect Volume 2 mixtape. Last night Roth dropped gave us another glimpse of the album with a new track entitled “Pass That Dutch”. Having hit the scene hard with Greenhouse Effect Volume 1 and somewhat … READ MORE


Rapha Continental Hidden Europe Summer 2013

The Rapha Continental began in the US in 2007 as an antidote to the clinical aspects of road racing. It was conceived as a more creative expression of road riding with the belief that you didn’t need to pin a race number on to experience the pleasure … READ MORE


Thundercat – Apocalypse

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 marked the release of bass virtuoso and Brainfeeder artist Thundercat’s (aka Stephen Bruner) second solo album “Apocalypse”. Co-produced by Flying Lotus, the LA-based Thundercat churns out a unique sound of soulful RnB vocals and cosmogrammic space inspired jazz, a sound familiar to followers … READ MORE


Red Bull Music Academy New York Lecture Series: Q-Tip

“The Red Bull Music Academy is a world-traveling series of music workshops and festivals: a platform for those who make a difference in today’s musical landscape.” - Red Bull Music Academy Mission Red Bull Music Academy has been putting together  two-week events world-wide for the past 15 years, hitting many … READ MORE


Asher Roth – “Greenhouse Effect Vol. 2″ Teaser | Video

Remember Asher Roth? The white kid that exploded onto the scene in 2008 with The Greenhouse Effect Mixtape, a collaboration with Don Cannon and DJ Drama. Well he’s back, albeit with a scraggly Shaun White-like appearance. There is no official release date for The Greenhouse Effect Vol. 2, but early artwork confirms … READ MORE