The doobie brothers

Redman (left) and Method Man.

Redman (left) and Method Man.

How high?
For the grand finale, Redman climbed on top of a large speaker onstage. To create some suspense, he stood from the elevated area, waited about a minute and dived fearlessly into a sea of fans. Method Man stage dived and crowd surfed, too. With oomph and classic songs, hip-hop’s Cheech and Chong connected with the crowd. Continue reading ‘The doobie brothers’

A thirst for knowledge

Mick Jenkins. Photo by Leon Laing.

Mick Jenkins. Photo by Leon Laing.

When I met Mick Jenkins backstage, I told him he reminds me of Jay Electronica. With their James Earl Jones-like voices, both rappers write thought-provoking lyrics against a backdrop of melodic beats. Continue reading ‘A thirst for knowledge’

Second time around

Haidon Clancy, left, and Austin Waters. Photo by Leon Laing.

Haidon Clancy, left, and Austin Waters. Photo by Leon Laing.

Our website thought the hunt for the Red Octobers was over. Jordan Stasyszyn told vigoronline that the Nike Air Yeezy 2 Red October is one of the only sneakers that could top the rare kicks from his last expo. One patron wore the Red Octobers at Stasyszyn’s 2 Annual Harrisburg Sneaker Expo on Sept. 7. A vendor brought a pair of those kicks, too.

We posted the photo of the patron’s Yeezys, but some people questioned the sneaker’s authenticity. Therefore, we removed the photo, and we offered this link to help sneakerheads identify fake kicks. Continue reading ‘Second time around’

Hunt for Red Octobers

Nike Air Mag from 2013 expo. Photo by Leon Laing.

Nike Air Mag from 2013 expo. Photo by Leon Laing.

In December 2013, about 300 patrons attended the first annual Harrisburg Sneaker Expo. So it’s no surprise that the expo returns to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. Continue reading ‘Hunt for Red Octobers’

‘F**k the Summer Up’ video


Leikeli47 is becoming more of a household name with the “F**k the Summer Up” song/video. But according to online sources, she continues to wear ski masks and doesn’t do interviews, remaining shrouded in mystery. Continue reading ‘‘F**k the Summer Up’ video’

Boaz’s ‘Hard to Forget It’


Pittsburgh-based rappers Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller catapulted to stardom with the help of Rostrum Records. Continue reading ‘Boaz’s ‘Hard to Forget It’’

‘2 On’ freemix


NYC-based rhyme spitter Maxx Flair returns with his cover of “2 On.” Continue reading ‘‘2 On’ freemix’



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