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Cinematic Saturday: Jay-z’s ‘A Genius Leaves the Hood’

Before we begin, let us start with the facts. Sean Carter, known to most as Jay-Z was born December 4th, 1969 in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up in Marcy Projects, Jay-Z would go from a (very profitable) drug dealer to an

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EVENT RECAP: Vashtie Celebrates The Anniversary for ‘Brooklyn Took It’ At Friends and Lovers

If you missed ‘Brooklyn Took It’, then it’s safe to say that might’ve been your biggest mistake. The Friends and Lovers atmosphere was filled with nothing but feel-good vibes and sick dance moves. The DJs in rotation gave non-stop heavy

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Healing, Trap Music and Peace With Urban Peace Squad

Urban Peace Squad Mission Statement: Self-acceptance is a priority. Let it be known, practicing mental health is the new normal. Our soul knows the distinct difference between peace and pain. Pay attention. We are introducing people to peace. We are

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New Music: Dyme-A-Duzin’s Surprise EP ‘Ghetto Olympics’

Just a few days ago Brooklyn’s very own Dyme-A-Duzin released a surprise five-track EP, ‘Ghetto Olympics.’ This EP is intended to bring fans closer to the edge of their seats as his highly-anticipated album ‘Crown Fried,’ is still in the works.

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Joey Bada$$ Delivers in New Freestyle With GQ

Never one to shy away from speaking truth, Joey Bada$$ recently released the politically charged record “Land Of The Free” from his upcoming anticipated album AABA.  The record addresses the recent presidential election along with the contradictions that exist within

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TJ Mizell x Skratch Bastid Collaborate To Celebrate Jam Master Jay

JMJ Tribute ft. TJ Mizell x @SkratchBastid Link In Bio #RIPJMJ A photo posted by TJ Mizell (@tjmizell) on Jan 20, 2017 at 10:56am PST In celebration of Jam Master Jay’s legacy and birthday, his son, TJ Mizell and turntable

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Kilo Kish Goes Insane In “Obsessing” Video

Kilo Kish has come out of a mini hiatus to give us a visual for her single,”Obsessing”, via Dazed and Confused Magazine. As an artist of many trades, including visual art, painting, and DJing, it was only natural that she

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SCHOOL GIRL CRUSH: Maxwell

Maxwell isn’t called the sexiest soul singer for nothing. He’s always had that “Sumthin’ Sumthin’” that got the ladies going. I even remember as a kid in the 90’s how enchanting he was and imagined that’s how my man would be when I

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Watch Young M.A Flex In New “Get This Money” Video

Young M.A is following up her street anthem “Ooouuu” and the viral sensation “Eat” with her latest offering “Get This Money.” The Brooklyn MC gave fans a preview of the visual at the end of her video for the freestyle “Eat”,

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Classic Moments From Type O Negative’s Peter Steele

January 4th, would have marked Peter Steele‘s 55th birthday. The late Vampire-esque rock legend is most notably known as being the front man for goth metal/doom metal band Type O Negative. Born in Brooklyn, the band often times referred to

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Kendrick Lamar and American Express Announce Special Show in Brooklyn

Amex Card Members – Secret’s out. 2MRW @MusicHallofWB #AmexXKendrick Get tickets: https://t.co/s9iR61MNuB pic.twitter.com/2MaewfFyD1 — Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) December 15, 2016   Great news NYC, Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar has announced a secret show will take place in Brooklyn at the

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CULTURE: Lil Kim Will Be Honored At VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors’

VH1’s Hip Hop Honors series is returning and will be honoring style icon and rap royalty, Lil Kim. The Brooklyn MC will be honored alongside fellow rap queens, Missy Elliot, Queen Latifiah and Salt N Pepa. VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail

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LIFE: My Opening DJ Set for Santigold + Steve Madden, While Food Poisoning

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to open for the amazing Santigold at the Music Hall of Williamsburg for the Steve Madden Presents Series. I almost didn’t make it since I had a bad case of food poisoning

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LIFE: Target x Feed USA – A Collection Fighting Domestic Hunger – Available June 30th!

White Halter Top & Long Wrap Skirt in Poppy by Nomia NYC/ Bag by Louis Vuitton / Shoes by Jeffrey Campbell Last week, I was cordially invited to a lovely dinner in Brooklyn for Target’s collaboration with FEED USA. “FEED

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travel: HELLO BROOKLYN…in search of west indian food!

SATURDAY afternoon we planned to take a trip to BROOKLYN to purchase some classic TRINIDADIAN food and by “purchase” i mean stocking up on food like it’s Y2K. you just can’t find these amazing meals in MANHATTAN 🙁 just for

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