“This easy access to social media platforms and the ability to be a cloak-and-dagger commenter has created people who are so callus and arrogant in their assertions that their right to inject their inappropriate opinion usurps common courtesy and decorum.” This is part of Isoke’s commentary about Rachel Dolezal, the news and online comments. Isoke was appointed twice as the poet laureate of Harrisburg.
Harrisburg’s own Cordell digs in the crate to borrow a beat from Master P’s classic from 20 years ago.
It’s been five years since we interviewed Kevin “Gripp” Gripper. Since then, the former Harrisburg resident moved to Atlanta. Gripp, a producer/rapper, does marketing and PR for artists Bankroll and Class Smalls. Continue reading ‘Gripp introduces Bankroll x Classic Smalls’
With his witty wordplay, rapper Wati Heru reminds listeners that his hometown of Brooklyn breeds hip-hop wordsmiths. Continue reading ‘‘BKWYA’ video’
It’s Feb. 18. Villz calls me a few minutes before our 1 p.m. phone interview. He’s professional, humble—an artist’s artist. His dreads are faded on the sides à la a rapper from the late ’80s. He told vigoronline.com that he named his next album Ego, and “By Myself” will be his next video. Continue reading ‘Artist on the rise’
Here’s the newest track from local femcee Miss Tiff. “I’ve been on a hiatus but will be back to the music scene very shortly,” she told vigoronline.com. Continue reading ‘‘Ready’ by Miss Tiff’
Jhené Aiko could win up to two Grammys next month. She earned Grammy noms in the best R&B song category for “The Worst” and best urban contemporary album category for her Sail Out EP. On Dec. 5, Aiko won the hearts of the audience during her concert. Continue reading ‘Soul sanctuary’