New Mixtape Release: Princess Nokia – 1992

Princess Nokia formally known as Wavy Spice aka Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, has released her new mixtape, 1992.  The project is very New York, very grimy, and very unapologetically Afro-Latina. She released a video for the single Tom Boy earlier this summer. On the project, she speaks on her laid back style, Bruja culture, and the [...]

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Summer Pick of the Day – Kaytranada: 99.9% (2016)

My summer pick for today is the energetic new release by electronic artist, Kaytranada. Great house and hip hop beat selection, r&b vocals, and features from Anderson .Paak, GoldLink, and Syd from the Internet. I LOVE Vivid Dreams; it’s a perfect mix of house, hip hop, and smooth vocals. Check out the very creative and [...]

Marvel set to release second wave of Hip Hop inspired comic book covers

After creating comic book renditions of 50 hip hop albums last year, Marvel is set to release a second wave of hip hop inspired comic book covers this fall. The first three albums to start it off are projects from the new generation of hip hop. "Black Panther" #7, created by Bill Sienkiewicz's, is stylized after [...]

Powerful “The Birth of a Nation” movie poster released

A new poster for the highly anticipated film, "The Birth of a Nation" was released on Tidal. The poster depicts Nat Turner, a slave who led an historic rebellion in Southampton County, VA, hung by an American Flag, representing America's long and brutal racist history with African Americans. The same history that is often romanticized [...]

First Trailer Released for Donald Glover’s New Show “Atlanta”.

The first trailer for the FX show, Atlanta, was released today. The show is executive produced and starring Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino who also created the series. So far, we know the show will be about Glover's character managing his cousin who wants to be a rapper. In the trailer, we see Glover trying to [...]

Logic releases new mixtape: Bobby Tarantino

Logic dropped his new mixtape, "Bobby Tarantino" today, July 1st. Logic's fans are ecstatic about the much anticipated release. The tape includes 11 tracks, including “Wrist” featuring Pusha T. Bobby Tarantino is a follow up to Logic's 2015, The Incredible True Story. After releasing the mixtape, Logic took to Twitter, “This mixtape is for my fans. I wanted [...]