Tag: hip-hop

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: King G & the J Krew Celebrate “Humpback’s” 25th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago today, the beat was born. It was the sound of young adults from Louisville – a sprawling collection of...

Music

JahkR Draws on Trance, Classical, and EDM for His ‘Catharsis’

JahkR has always been an outsider. Bullied at a young age for thinking and speaking differently than his peers, he poured himself into the...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Single Premiere: Ant Vibe, “Find Me”

Not something I’d normally post, but something different and new from Ant Vibe (Anthony Siracusa), a rapper/record producer from New...

Music

3Bubble and J. Gray Present Hip-Hop for Pop Lovers

Most people are surprised to learn I like hip-hop. Let me clarify — I like certain kinds of hip-hop that appeal to my pop...

Music

Psychedelic Hip-Hop? Wordsmith and Rapper WiseProof Explains

Although I’m a fan and sometimes-student of music, I’m quick to leap at the chance to explore genres I’m not familiar...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Flow 93.5 FM’s Throwback Birthday Bash, TD Echo Beach, Toronto, 9/27/15

Flow 93.5 has long been Toronto’s pre-eminent R&B/hip-hop radio station, but in recent years it has begun to tweak its format to...

AJOBO, Music

AJOBO: Nick De La Hoyde, “The Longest Way”

The disparity that exists between modern musical content and the real lives of its listeners is a very real problem. Lorde, for one, has...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records”

Initially conceived as an outlet to release the music of the late MC – and friend of label co-founder Chris Manak (Peanut Butter Wolf)...

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Announcing…the 2013 Record Store Day Releases

One month to figure out everything you want for Record Store Day, and we're here to help!...

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King of the Mic: The Hip-Hop Tour of My Dreams Arrives!!

LL. PE. Cube. De La. On the same bill. *EXPLOSION!!!!!*...

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On Nelly’s “Hey Porsche”: Poptificating

Just when you thought Nelly wasn't coming back......

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Big Boi “Apple of My Eye”: The Viewfinder

You don't have Big Boi's latest album? You should correct that. Check out "Apple of My Eye" and make sure you're not sleeping on the new...

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Nixon Nyce Sends His “Regards” with New Jam

Nixon Nyce is dope. Get familiar....

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JT & Jay-Z Announce Stadium Tour: “Legends of the Summer”

Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are bringing their "Suit & Tie" act on the road. Check out what cities this Dynamic Duo will be playing...

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Drake Sinks to the “Bottom” with First Taste of New Album

The first single from Drake's as-yet-untitled new album doesn't exactly set my ears aflame....

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Popblerd’s 2013 Grammy Awards Preview & Predictions Part 2: Rap

'Ye and Jay adding more Grammy hardware to their already prodigious totals? That shit cray....

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Blerd Radio 2013 Episode 1: Cat Butt

New Blerd Radio...make sure you listen and don't get catfish-ed!!...

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2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

The Billboard charts wrapping up 2012 have been released, and the big winners were Adele and Taylor Swift. Find out who else ranked amongst...

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Popblerd’s Best Albums of 2012: The Master List

In case you were wondering what the Popblerd collective loved this year, here's our full list, ranked and compiled!...

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Why The Hell Should I Like?: Lil’ Wayne

Collin attempts to sway an army of Lil Wayne haters in the latest Why the Hell Should I Like...installment....

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Printts A Superhero Status 2: Album Review

New Orleans rapper Printts A is making waves with his new album "Superhero Status 2." Check out our review....

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New Release Report 12/11/12: Big Boi & Bruno Mars Head Up The Year’s Last Gasp

Big Boi, Bruno Mars, and Green Day lead the charge for the last major new release Tuesday of 2012....

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What The Hell Is Asher Roth Doing On A Track With Truck North and Black Thought?

Roots associate Truck North teams up with Black Thought and...Asher Roth? Give a listen to "Capital Crime."...

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Songs in the Key of Life 24: “Hey Young World”

Seems like the youth need teaching more now than ever. We let June talk to 'em, with a little help from Rick the Ruler....

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The Viewfinder: Soul Khan, “Not Like That”

Brooklyn rapper Soul Khan's latest attacks misogyny, and you can dance to it. "Not Like That" sounds like a win to us - check the video...