Joe Budden joined Brandon Hall and Erin Ashley Simon on this week’s episode of their Grass Routes Podcast. During the hour and 20-minute conversation, they touched on many topics — most notably, mental health.
Often, die-hard and outspoken fans in the Hip Hop world can discourage others from sharing their true views online. If you’re skeptical about that, go tweet your Top 5 and see how quickly it takes for someone you don’t know to tell you you’re an idiot.
It’s 2017, and much like being an up-and-coming rapper, being a little-known producer is harder than ever. While the digital era has resulted in an unprecedented amount of competition, it also created a tremendous amount of opportunity for those willing to go the extra mile while honing their craft.
It’s widely recognized that the music business is — at times — fraught with shady practices that tend to favor everyone except the artist. One Baltimore area resident, DJ Tony Drake, is combining all his various passions into a singular animated expression of A Tribe Called Quest’s industry rule #4080: record company people are shady.
East New York [*Uncle Murder Voice*] is home to a bustling new talent that I’ve been
The ongoing back and forth between iconic mixtape DJ and producer, DJ Clue, and NYC radio-mainstay Funkmaster Flex has seen no sign of letting up; and this past week it flared up once again. The Letterman and Leno of Hip Hop radio, the two often have taken very public swipes at each other, with zero chill — naturally.