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Ghostface To Release New Album

Ghostface To Release New Album

It was recently announced that Ghostface Killah will be dropping a new album on November 20th through Rza’s Soul Temple Records imprint. The album will be titled Twelve Reasons To Die and it will be . . .


Death Grips: “@deathgripz”

Death Grips: “@deathgripz”

Sacramento’s Death Grips continue to ride their noisy wave of success with, believe it or not, a throwaway track named after their twitter account. “@deathgrips” was originally recorded during the Money Store sessions but did . . .


Rock The Bells 2012: The Lineup

Rock The Bells 2012: The Lineup

Here’s the lineup for this year’s Rock the Bells tour. Dates & Venues: 8/19 – 8/20 — San Bernardino, CA — NOS Events Center 8/25 – 8/26 — Mountain View, CA — Shoreline Amphitheatre 9/1 . . .


Top 10 Album Covers of 2011

Top 10 Album Covers of 2011

10. Brotha Lynch Hung – Coathanga Strangla Sacramento rap veteran Brotha Lynch Hung has made an entire career out of being one of the most depraved and deranged personalities in hip hop. After years of . . .


Akomplice X Hieroglyphics – “Slaughter”

Akomplice X Hieroglyphics – “Slaughter”

Clothing company Akomplice has linked up once again with the Hieroglyphics crew for this run of snapbacks, tees and varsity jackets. As a bonus, they’ve dropped a new joint in support of their latest business . . .


Top 10 Mixtapes of 2011

Top 10 Mixtapes of 2011

10. Fiend – Life Behind Limo Glass Linking up with Curren$y and his JETS crew for his Life Behind Limo Glass mixtape, former No Limit refugee, Fiend, reinvents himself as the velvet smooth crooner, International . . .


Ghostface Interview With MuchMusic

Ghostface Interview With MuchMusic

Over 5 years have passed since we first heard about the DOOM X Ghostface Killah collaboration, and the only thing to surface is one or two singles. In a recent interview with MuchMusic, Ghostface got . . .


Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Return to the the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (Deluxe Reissue)

Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Return to the the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (Deluxe Reissue)

Wu-Tang’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard brought an out-of-this world zaniness that resulted in a brand of hip hop all his own. Tomorrow, Get On Down will release Ol’ Dirty’s 1995 classic, Return to the 36 Chambers: . . .


Nas – DJ Rhude Presents: The Found Tapes (mixtape)

Nas – DJ Rhude Presents: The Found Tapes (mixtape)

As we patiently wait for Def Jam to get their act together, DJ Rhude dug deep into his vaults and compiled a nice compilation of rare and unreleased Nas gems for his recent mix, The . . .


Miss the Hiss? Fanatics Flip for Tunes On Cassette Tapes

Miss the Hiss? Fanatics Flip for Tunes On Cassette Tapes

Our good friend, DJ Platurn of the Oakland Faders, recently did a very interesting piece with the Wall Street Journal regarding the extinction of the cassette tape. And we’re talking total extinction, as the Oxford . . .


Tech N9ne – Welcome to Strangeland (Tracklist)

Tech N9ne – Welcome to Strangeland (Tracklist)

Tech N9ne just released the tracklist for his upcoming release, Welcome to Strangeland set to drop on November 8th. Welcome to Strangeland Tracklist: 1 Stars 2 Welcome to Strangeland f. Krizz Kaliko 3 Unfair f. . . .


Souls Of Mischief – Mid Fresh Tour Dates

Souls Of Mischief – Mid Fresh Tour Dates

Oakland’s Souls of Mischief embark on a 7 date tour this Fall beginning on October 27th in San Francisco, CA at Public Works. Rumor has that Del the Funky Homosapien will be in the house . . .


“How the Grouch Stole Christmas” Tour

“How the Grouch Stole Christmas” Tour

Grouch of the Living Legends will hit the road this winter for his 5th annual “How the Grouch Stole Christmas” tour. Joining the tour will be fellow Legend, Eligh as well as Zion I and . . .


Andre Nickatina – “Money Shark” Tour Dates for Oct. 19 – 22, 2011

Andre Nickatina – “Money Shark” Tour Dates for Oct. 19 – 22, 2011

J-Live: S.P.T.A. Artwork & Tracklist

J-Live: S.P.T.A. Artwork & Tracklist

J-Live’s latest album, “S.P.T.A.”, is now available on CD, vinyl and digital format. J-Live is one of those chill masterminds, quietly putting in work for years, making quality records without the fame or the fortune. . . .