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Hip Hop

Blonde Gang spreads positivity through music and clothing line Amekaji

Friday, October 5, 2012, 4:24 AM
Blonde Gang are a hip-hop/pop collective from Philadelphia with serious attitude. Not only does their music embrace creativity and individuality, but their fashion sense promotes these qualities as well. Brightly colored hair, energized stage performances, and unique fashion tastes are a way of life... Read more

New Music Roundup: This week's freshest debut releases and videos

Monday, September 24, 2012, 1:35 PM
We’ve got the lowdown on three new announcements/releases to keep you at the top of the local music buzz. Dewey Decibel, in anticipation of his upcoming EP Son of a Beach, has released an accompanying video for his single "What You Are". Featuring Ricky Radio on the track, this... Read more

Photos: Made in America Festival

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 12:11 PM
All summer long excitement was in the air as people waited anxiously for the arrival of the highly anticipated Made in America Festival that Jay-z announced in May. This past weekend, the festival finally arrived, and it was just as magical as we'd all hoped it would be, if not more. With acts... Read more

Don’t miss the Live 2 Be Free launch party: Made 2 Live Free in America

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 12:17 PM
Tomorrow night marks the official launch party for New York and Philadelphia based brand, Live 2 Be Free. The line, created by Marketing and branding staple Set Free, “stands for the fight against anything that is trying to control, conform and capture any part of the human natural way of life... Read more

Release Roundup: New tune, new album art, new album

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 1:42 PM
At the beginning of the week we got wind of three big announcements/releases. From a new track, new album art, and a big album, you're going to want to keep reading. Drake has created a buzz with his recent intentions to produce a posthumous album from the dearly missed Aaliyah. He fortified this... Read more

Photos: Childish Gambino at the Great Plaza

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 1:31 PM
Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino put on a super impressive show at the River Stage at the Great Plaza. Opening up for him was Philly's own Chill Moody. Photos by Yusuf Muhammad. Read more

Babylon Cartel releases new threads and new beats

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 3:49 AM
The other day we brought you the final installment of The Trill Waves Series from Gianni Lee of Babylon Cartel, but that wasn't all the Philly based clothing company had in store for us. They also happened to preview their new t-shirt and tank top releases that they leaked on their Tumblr and Instagram... Read more

Show Alert: VeteranFreshman Presents Hip Hop Session

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 3:05 AM
If you’ve been to one of the past Veteran Freshman events, then you already know how fantastic the featured music artists are. Yusuf Muhammad’s Veteran Freshman has made such a big splash in the local music scene, that the next and upcoming show will be featured at the TLA with acts that... Read more

Babylon Cartel and Anml Hse drop Trill Wave Tres

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 1:31 PM
Yesterday, Gianni Lee of Babylon Cartel released the final mixtape installment for the Trill Wave Series, Trill Wave Tres. The mixtape, which is brought to you by Babylon Cartel X Anml Hse and hosted by none other than Panda Reemy features many of the artists from previous Trill Wave mixtapes along... Read more

The Illadelph Legends Festival returns tomorrow for a week of Hip-Hop and dance festivities

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 2:35 PM
The Illadelph Legends Festival is the longest continually running Hip-Hop and dance festival in the country, offering insight into some of the founders and pioneers of the Hip-Hop movement. Now in its 15th year, the festival features a number of workshops, lectures, and demonstrations for an entire... Read more
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