“All Hail The Queen – 30th anniversary

“All Hail The Queen – 30th anniversary
It Sparked Joy at a Time When Everything Burned
Itwas 1989 and I was eight years old when I arrived at the colossal red-brick building in Brooklyn where Mama, Daddy, and I lived. After hustling through a cracked cement courtyard and passing a thick metal door, I ran through the marbled lobby, bounded up the stairwell two steps at [...]

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Hiphop Evolution on the LQ

Hiphop Evolution on the LQ
This is Episode 3
Check out Hiphop Evolution on Netflix and catch Rapify cofounder Paradise Gray (producer of legendary group X Clan and promoter of new York’s legendary Latin Quarter Club). #rapify #hiphop #latinquater #legendary.Read About the full story on No Half Steppin': An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the [...]

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The History of the Fade

The History of the Fade
Detailing Black Roots
Ebony.com series detailing the origins of black roots - If there was ever a haircut that exemplified coolness, it has to be none other than the fade. The hairstyle originated in the U.S. military around the ‘40s and ‘50s. Since the military is known for having strict grooming standards, it’s no [...]

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No HalfSteppin, the NYTimes Review !

No HalfSteppin, the NYTimes Review !
by jon caramanica
The most valuable and also vexing thing about nightclubs is that you can’t get in. Not to the good ones, at least. Not unless you are in the know, or in good standing with people who are, or are diligent and passionate and perhaps willing to part with a bit [...]

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25 Years Ago, Organized Konfusion 1st album

25 Years Ago, Organized Konfusion 1st album
Opened our eyes on what really was going on.
During the final week of October in 1991, two MCs and producers bubbling with analytical perspectives and bursting with Hip-Hop creativity emerged as Organized Konfusion on their eponymous debut LP. Pharoahe Monch and Prince Po delivered one of the most distinctive debuts in Rap history, proving that lyrical dexterity and [...]

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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
How This album separated them from the pack
Twenty-five years ago, a duo whose sound was decidedly different from what was popular at the time stepped to Hip-Hop with A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing. Black Sheep’s debut LP was the result of two minds, Dres and Mista Lawnge, merged into a unit who existed within the parameters of the [...]

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Gang Starr’s “Mass Appeal”

Gang Starr’s “Mass Appeal”
The Making of
There are few rap acts that stuck to their guns quite like Gang Starr. Comprised of DJ Premier the late, great Guru, the duo's sound came to define the purist hip-hop standard of the '90s. They crafted a style that was true to New York despite the fact that neither of them actually hailed from [...]

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LTB @ Libreria Perditempo

LTB @ Libreria Perditempo
Napoli
To tell the cultural, musical and aesthetic Revolution that brought Hip Hop culture to gain a prominent position in the American pop culture, u.net in collaboration with DJ style on the turntables presents the Louder Than a Bomb Live Set, a musical literary experiment , a mix between a history [...]

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LTB Live Set @ CPA Firenze

LTB Live Set @ CPA Firenze
24/10/2014
Per raccontare la rivoluzione culturale, musicale ed estetica che portò la cultura Hip Hop a conquistare una posizione di primo piano nella cultura popolare statunitense, u.net con la collaborazione di DJ Stile ai piatti propone il Louder Than a Bomb Live Set, un esperimento musicale letterario, un mix tra una [...]

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.:: LTB Live Set @ Gabrio ::.

.:: LTB Live Set @ Gabrio ::.
Alla Fine Della Fiera - Atto 2
Venerdì 9 novembre 2014, il CSOA Gabrio presenta il Louder Than a Bomb Live Set con u.net & DJ Pandaj. Per raccontare la rivoluzione culturale, musicale ed estetica che portò la cultura Hip Hop a conquistare una posizione di primo piano nella cultura popolare statunitense, u.net con la collaborazione di [...]

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