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7 Signs your Hip Hop career may not work out
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7 Signs your Hip Hop career may not work out

July 29th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
Since I have been on twitter I have had thousands of Hip Hop artists message me saying they got some hot shit and I need to take a listen. I truly didn’t believe that there could so many people that wanted to become Hip Hop...
The next Producer/Hip Hop artist you need to know “Devontee”
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The next Producer/Hip Hop artist you need to know “Devontee”

July 29th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
Not many producers can jump on there own tracks and make them sound fresh, sometimes it’s better to leave the spitting to someone else. This is not the case for “Devontée” a producer from Toronto, Canada that...
Drake responds to Meek’s accusations with ‘Charged Up”
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Drake responds to Meek’s accusations with ‘Charged Up”

July 28th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
As the drama between Canadian heavyweight rapper Drake and Philly’s own Meek Mills ensues, in response to Meek’s reputation scarring tweet that stated that Drake does not ‘write his own raps’, a new...
Mixtape Monday: DJ Casual’s classic slow jams
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Mixtape Monday: DJ Casual’s classic slow jams

July 27th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Casual – The Comfort Zone:   One of the regular DJs on Mixtape Mondays, DJ Casual is back with a slow jam session – and they’re some of the best slow jams that R&B has to offer. He’s...
Mixtape Monday: Dave Barron’s “Beach Vibes vol. 1”
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Mixtape Monday: Dave Barron’s “Beach Vibes vol. 1”

July 27th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Dave Barron: Beach Vibes vol.1   DJ Dave Barron brings you “Beach Vibes vol. 1” for this week’s edition of Mixtape Monday. The Ottawa-based DJ takes it to the beach in his latest mix. It’s...
Mixtape Monday: DJ Cham Z – Flick of the Wrist
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Mixtape Monday: DJ Cham Z – Flick of the Wrist

July 27th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Cham Z – Flick of the Wrist   In the Miki-Fiki Mix: DJ Cham Z is all over the USA! Proud Filipino XONE FM / XONE radio DJ #hiphop #elect​rohouse #EDM #electro #dance...
Pharrell gives us all “Freedom”
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Pharrell gives us all “Freedom”

July 26th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  Every time I think Pharrell has already released his best music, he outdoes himself with something that surprises us all.  As a reminder, Pharrell is the same producer who once brought us raw street-hip hop with the...
Week in review: Kanye West, Drake & Nicki Minaj
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Week in review: Kanye West, Drake & Nicki Minaj

July 25th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  This week in music…     Accusations against Drake, Canada tells Kanye to beat it and Nicki Minaj causes a stir over the MTV Video Music Awards Throughout the week we’ve seen a couple feuds; one is...
Weekend DJ mixtape: Taking It To The Clubs
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Weekend DJ mixtape: Taking It To The Clubs

July 25th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Master Tee is “Taking It To The Clubs” with his latest DJ mixtape.   It’s a blend of reggae, hip hop, R&B, house and EDM – a great mashup of many genres, perfect for a sunny summer day....
Black Eyed Peas reinvent themselves with ‘Yesterday’
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Black Eyed Peas reinvent themselves with ‘Yesterday’

July 24th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  The Black Eyed Peas are back with another hit that’s sure to top charts called “Yesterday.” In the video “Yesterday,” The Black Eyed Peas present a combination of stunning retro style video...
Nicki Minaj upset over awards snub
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Nicki Minaj upset over awards snub

July 24th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  Nicki Minaj recently took to Twitter to rant about her snub at the VMA awards after her video, “Anaconda,” didn’t get nominated.     Apparently, Taylor Swift felt like Nicki’s comments...
E.N.Y The Artist: New York’s next big name
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E.N.Y The Artist: New York’s next big name

July 23rd, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  On my continuous quest to satisfy my insatiable musical hunger, I spend a lot of time surfing other music sites listening to podcasts, mixtapes and radio shows. I’m looking for a pot of gold at the end of every...
Tidal takes a leap into live streaming
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Tidal takes a leap into live streaming

July 23rd, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  Live streaming concerts has become a very popular trend. The online broadcasts allow fans to see their favourite artists, regardless if they can get to a concert or not. The online music network, Tidal, has been under...
The infamous ghostwriters of hip hop music
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The infamous ghostwriters of hip hop music

July 23rd, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  It goes without saying that all types of music have ghostwriters. It doesn’t matter if its rock, pop, R&B or other genres, there have always been people that write music for other people. With that said, there...
Ghostface Killah rips into Action Bronson
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Ghostface Killah rips into Action Bronson

July 22nd, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  Ghostface Killah, the legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper, has often been compared to modern hip hop aficionado Action Bronson. That’s because Action Bronson says they sound exactly alike, but it seems Ghostface has...
Kendrick Lamar’s shoes of unity
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Kendrick Lamar’s shoes of unity

July 22nd, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  Kendrick Lamar has teamed up with Reebok to release his take on the Ventilator trainer shoes. The shoes could have been designed in any way, but Kendrick and Reebok have put together a pair that tries to unify two gangs....
DJ Scratch: hip hop’s quiet pioneer
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DJ Scratch: hip hop’s quiet pioneer

July 21st, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  Rocking a name that lets you know he’s old school, DJ Scratch is one of the originators of hip hop. Scratch, AKA the Turntable Whisperer, is best known as one-third of EPMD, a New York-based hip hop group formed...
Mixtape Monday: DJ DarkerDaze – Little House in the Hood
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Mixtape Monday: DJ DarkerDaze – Little House in the Hood

July 20th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ DarkerDaze is one of the biggest names in the Northern California DJ scene. DarkerDaze, born R.J. Hernandez, is absolutely crushing the competition. After 15 years in the game, to say this kid puts in work is an...