The Town Hall inaugurated The Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact with a special presentation of the award to its first-ever recipient, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Solange Knowles. The prize, named after iconic artist and activist Lena Horne and the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, was created to […]
New project from Gang Starr titled “One of the Best”. This project contains sixteen tracks with features from M.O.P., Q-Tip, Jeru the Damaja, J. Cole, Talib Kweli and more. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
The legendary UGK emcee, Bun B, teamed up with the godfather of contemporary boom-bap, Statik Selektah, to make hip hop history over the weekend. Not only is the collaborative effort, TrillStatik, already being praised by publications, but the recording process was also live-streamed, providing fans with a rare glimpse into how a rap album […]
By Jack Barnes As winter begins to wind down, that means it’s time to get ready for the official kickoff to summer- the 12th annual Soundset Festival. Today, Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents unveil the lineup for Soundset 2019. On Sunday, May 26, 2019, the preeminent Midwest music and lifestyle experience will take over the […]
By Jack Barnes Rising hip-hop artist and producer Ben Jayne releases a brand-new song titled “Mobbin’” featuring RokStar Walt, Yung Gleesh and Kid Wav via Jayne Arts/Island Records. Ben Jayne, although not vocally featured on the hard-hitting and energetic track, co-produces the record with buzzing New York producer Frans Mernick (A$AP Rocky, […]
By Jack Barnes “Tamahmgiso”, Colors of The Culture Crew’s 4th episode from their YouTube series just debuted via Mass Appeal. Starring the legendary Talib Kweli and his frequent collaborator Niko IS, with appearances by Seth Byrd, Schoolly D, Shock G, Truly Def, Ricky, and Clockwork DJ, the episode follows the crew around Philly and Orlando, depicting their comical […]
On this track called “Signs” Ace Clark links up with Talib Kweli and Joell Ortiz. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
The Soul Rebels By Jack Barnes Blue Note Jazz Club New York presents a rare underplay performance featuring eight-piece brass sensation The Soul Rebels, for a late night set on Saturday, July 21st at 12:30am EST. The intimate show will also welcome very special guests and hip hop icons Talib Kweli, GZA of famed group the Wu Tang […]
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Khary By Jack Barnes With witty wordplay and exquisite taste in production, NYC rapper Khary writes evocative rhymes about his colorful experiences. Stylishly spitting stories about his experience as a twenty-something in NYC, Khary shares Captain, his new full-length project. Titled after the side of his personality that emerged as the Providence native adapted […]
Khary By Jack Barnes A strong conceptual thinker and a talented rhymer, NYC’s Khary has a knack for explaining human interactions in the Internet age. Blessing us with two new songs from his upcoming project, Khary shows his versatility with “Cursed” and “Wifi.” A ruminative and claustrophobic composition drenched in warm organ and perfect for late […]
Talib Kweli By Jack Barnes Talib Kweli‘s much anticipated album Radio Silence is out now, and he premiered his music video for “Traveling Light” featuring Anderson .Paak, produced by Kaytranada via XXL. The star studded video features cameos by Spike Lee, Dave Chappelle and Hannibal Buress among many more. Enjoy this video stream below after the jump.
THE BREAKFAST CLUB By Jack Barnes iHeartMedia’s The Breakfast Club, hosted by Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy, held an all-day Change 4 Change radiothon, which raised over $700,000 for The Gathering for Justice, a nonprofit founded by Harry Belafonte to end child incarceration.
Talib Kweli By Jack Barnes Brooklyn’s own Talib Kweli releases a new project called “Radio Silence“. This project contains eleven tracks with features from Waka Flocka, Rick Ross, Yummy Bingham, Bilal, Jay Electronica and more. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump.
OZY Fest By Jack Barnes Set for Saturday, July 22nd at Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield, OZY Fest kicks off its second year featuring icons, entertainers, tech innovators, thought leaders and more. This year there will be performances from Jason Derulo, Talib Kweli, and Zara Larsson. There will be comedy with […]
Talib Kweli & Styles P By Jack Barnes Talib Kweli and Styles P link up for the official visuals for the record “Nine Point Five” featuring Jadakiss, Sheek Louch and Nino IS. Enjoy this video stream below after the jump.