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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...
Avid: Making music with Pro Tools
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Avid: Making music with Pro Tools

July 28th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
As the the life of a Dj progress, and the desire to do more than just mix music for the masses grows, the next logical step in the Dj life cycle, is to finally make the music that he/she wants to play.  The desire to...
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: 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...
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...
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...
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...
Mixtape Monday: DJ Jom – Strictly 80s
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Mixtape Monday: DJ Jom – Strictly 80s

July 20th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Jom brings you another weekly edition of “Strictly 80s” for Mixtape Monday. Jom’s music was also featured last week. His new set might be even better. Staying true to his style, Jom brings helps...
Kenny Gourmet takes you back in time
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Kenny Gourmet takes you back in time

July 19th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  Vancouver’s Kenny Gourmet does many things musically, but there’s nothing better than the way he blends hip hop with R&B. After his 2014 release, Time Zones, Kenny had been working towards a new album,...
Communion has arrived, thanks to Years & Years
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Communion has arrived, thanks to Years & Years

July 14th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  The rising British electropop group Years & Years has finally released Communion, their heavily anticipated debut studio album. Years & Years’ sensational latest project is a 13-track masterpiece that...
Mixtape Monday: DJ Skyscraper – “B Sideeeees”
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Mixtape Monday: DJ Skyscraper – “B Sideeeees”

July 13th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Skyscraper might be a familiar name for Mixtape Monday fans. After his Vinyl House feature last week, Skyscraper brings us “B Sideeeees” – another mix that’s tasty in its own right. The...
Mixtape Monday: DJ Master Tee – Jamaican Invades R&B
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Mixtape Monday: DJ Master Tee – Jamaican Invades R&B

July 13th, 2015 | by Otis Coker
  DJ Master Tee is making his Mixtape Monday debut this week with “Jamaican Invades R&B”. Based out of Brooklyn, New York, DJ Master Tee is a king of mixing Jamaican genres with soul singing. His latest mix...
Czarface blends superheroes and hip hop in “Sgt. Slaughter”
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Czarface blends superheroes and hip hop in “Sgt. Slaughter”

July 9th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  Czarface is a superhero, villain, comic book and hip hop group, all in one. You probably wouldn’t have thought of grouping hip hop in the same class as lore and legacies – but that’s exactly what Czarface is doing...
Pia Mia: YouTube dreams really do come true
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Pia Mia: YouTube dreams really do come true

July 8th, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  The Internet has created many celebrities but only a few have gone on to make a name for themselves beyond their well-coveted 15 minutes of fame. Artists like Lana Del Ray, Soulja Boy, Gotye, and perhaps the most famous...
EXCLUSIVE: Raz Fresco sits down to talk Pablo Frescobar
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EXCLUSIVE: Raz Fresco sits down to talk Pablo Frescobar

July 3rd, 2015 | by Mark Duah
  It’s quite rare for a hip hop mixtape created north of the border to make it’s way south and peak the interest of eager American ears. Part of that great divide is cause by marketing, an obvious barrier for Canadian...