Tag: hip-hop

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Popblerd New Release Report 9/18/12: Holy Shit!

There's no maybe about the fact that this release date is packed to the goods with music. Everyone from Band of Horses to Michael Jackson...

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DJ Food, Cheeba and Moneyshot Create a Dazzling Reconstruction of “Paul’s Boutique”

A group of DJs has completely restructured one of the best hip-hop albums of all time-the Beastie Boys' "Paul's Boutique"...

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 9/11/12: Chillin’ Like Bob Dylan

This week's list of new releases is wide and varied, encompassing acts as diverse as the XX, Dave Matthews Band, DMX, and the Bard himself,...

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The Singles Bar: Styles of Beyond (featuring Michael Buble,) “Damn!”

What the hell is this guy doing on a hip-hop track? Check out our latest Singles Bar column to find out....

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 8/21/12: Trey Day (Again)

Trey Songz is back for Chapter V, and he's at the head of a new release schedule that also includes The Darkness, DJ Khaled & Bloc...

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Blerd Radio: August 2012, Episode 1: Those Damn Kids

It's podcast time again...among the many topics we turn over this time, we anoint a new heroine--Paris Jackson!...

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The Popblerd New Release Report 8/14/12: Potpourri

Ehrmegerd!!! The ICP has a new album out! Find out who else is on today's new release list by checking out our weekly report for 8/14....

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Spin Cycle: Nas, Life Is Good

Nas dazzles on his 10th studio album, "Life Is Good," proving that at the age of 38, he still has a whole lot to say....

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 7/31/12: Who’s The Bawse?

Rick Ross is this week's heavy hitter, but there are also future hit albums out today from country band Gloriana and the late Whitney...

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 7/17/12: Controversy!

Frank Ocean's debut album finally hits stores this week. It's just one of many big releases you'll find in this week's New Release Report!...

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Leaders of the New School Reunite: A Great Day For Hip-Hop in Brooklyn

At the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival this weekend, Busta Rhymes brought out some surprise guests-Charlie Brown and Dinco D. The three...

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Songs In The Key Of Life 3: “Spaceship”

Everyone needs to have their own spaceship...or so June says, in this week's Songs In The Key Of Life column....

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 7/10/12: Zac’s Back!

The Zac Brown Band needs money to maintain their beards, so they are releasing a new album this week. Read on to find out what else is new...

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Songs In The Key Of Life 2: “In My Hood”

Hip-hop can be great motivational music. But not all the time, as June learned at his job......

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The Singles Bar: Nas (feat. Amy Winehouse,) “Cherry Wine”

Nas's upcoming "Life Is Good" project keeps spinning out the potential hits. Check out "Cherry Wine," featuring vocals from the late Amy...

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The New Release Report 7/3/12: Fortune This Fourth

Everybody Hates Chris...except for the ton of people who are gonna buy his new album this week. Check out what other new music is hitting...

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The Popblerd Halftime Show: Drew’s Best of 2012 So Far

James Mercer and The Shins have created one of 2012's best albums, according to Drew. Who else made his list? Read on to find out......

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The Popblerd Halftime Show: Greg’s Best of 2012 So Far

Greg is next up with a list of this year's best music, a list that includes albums by El-P as both a producer and a performer!...

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The Viewfinder: B.o.B. feat. Taylor Swift, “Both Of Us”

Unlikely pairing? Perhaps, but it works. B.o.B. and Taylor Swift team up for the "Both Of Us" video....

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Blerd Briefs: “UnSung” Nas & Maxwell

If you're watching TV tonight, make sure you're checking out the season premiere of "UnSung" on TvOne, which profiles Sly & The Family...

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The Viewfinder: Soul Khan feat. Akie Bermiss, “Wellstone”

The title track from bespectacled, gruff underground rhymer Soul Khan’s  Wellstone EP now has an accompanying video; Khan plays...

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The Singles Bar: Soul Khan, “Soulstice 4″

Brooklyn-based underground emcee, Brown Bag All-Star, and vaunted ex-battle rapper Soul Khan has released the latest in his deeply...

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 43: “Hey Ladies”

We pay tribute to the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch by featuring 1989's "Hey Ladies" in this week's Jheri Curl Fridays column....

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Jheri Curl Fridays 21: “One Love”

We add a little hip-hop flavor to Jheri Curl Fridays this week, with a video from rap pioneers Whodini....

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Beyoncé

For someone who doesn’t know a lot about hip-hop (as we surmised from his memo to the late Tupac Shakur), Uncle Donnie does seem to...

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Unsolicited Career Advice for… Tupac Shakur

Hip-hop music is not typically Uncle Donnie’s thing, nor is hip-hop slang, nor hip-hop fashion. Basically, Uncle Donnie doesn’t...

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CD Reviews, Music

Listening Booth: Kerli, “Love Is Dead”

Kerli – Love Is Dead (2008) purchase this album (Amazon) As I’ve often stated in my reviews on my home site, there are many...