Dave East’s ‘Straight Outta Harlem’ Interview

DaveEast_SOBs1We’ve heard it time and time again, those worn out and cliché lines about how New York Rap has lost its “essence” or the most famous one, “New York rap is not the same” seem to be brought up in almost every convo relating to the genre. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Veteran funk band returns right on time, decades later

Con Funk Shun_Credit Jimmy RobinsonBy Souleo

What the ‘funk’ is going on?

It’s a fair question to ask in music these days as funk appears to be making a mainstream comeback. There’s Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” single which had a 14-week reign at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and D’Angelo and Kendrick Lamar’s critically acclaimed new albums are infused with funk grooves. Continue Reading →