Complex‘s Everyday Struggle show has been a magnet for controversy almost from its first episode. How could it not be, with rap provocateurs Joe Budden and DJ Akademiks regularly antagonizing guests like Lil Yachty, Vic Mensa, and Wale? Continue Reading →
Panorama’s inaugural year is a “modern day World’s Fair” presented by Goldenvoice. The event offers music performances, technology-inspired art installations and food. Continue Reading →
Join Harlem Stage and Jooksi as they use music as a springboard for dynamic dialogue through a participant driven listening session exploring the singular and intersecting themes of blackness, joy and chaos Continue Reading →
Epic throwback from October 2012 with Harlem man A$AP Rocky with F**kin’ Problems featuring the A-Team with Drake, 2 Chainz, and topped off with Kendrick Lamar.
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We’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 →
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 →