Archive for June, 2010

Cream in the lab

Local MC Young Cream spits bars at Professional Sound Recording Studio. The studio is located at 313 Market St. in Harrisburg.

Jay Elec, Curren$y and Mos

What a coincidence? I was just talkin’ about Jay Electronica, Curren$y, and Mos Def this weekend. Now these three rhyme spitters just collaborated for the song “The Day.” Continue reading ‘Jay Elec, Curren$y and Mos’

Lil’ Cease in Lancaster

Photo of Lil' Cease in Lancaster by Mike Sutherland.

Here’s a flashback: In this video, Lil’ Cease pays homage to his late friend Biggie at the Conestoga Restaurant & Bar in Lancaster. Cease is a rapper/member of the Biggie-founded Junior M.A.F.I.A.

Two elements of hip-hop

B-boying and DJing
In the video, dancer Tory Summerford and the legendary DJ Smitty help to preserve hip-hop in Central Pa.

Remembering Michael

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death. Michael’s timeless music catalog from the 70’s was enough to make him a child prodigy. But this unforgettable performance propelled him beyond the stars.

Upcoming Events

DJs E Stacks (left) and Akio show their bling. Photo by Leon Laing.

Local promoter Showlove is back at it. He’ll hold another Shadyville party at Harrisburg’s Privado on July 11. Video vixen Ashley Logan will host. Speaking of models, catch the 2010 Top Model Cruise on June 26. Last but not least, our concert listing includes A-listers Diddy and more.  Continue reading ‘Upcoming Events’

The Black Keys ‘Tighten Up’

Dame Dash, a hip-hop guru-turned bohemian, co-signed these dudes. I’m diggin’ this witty video.

La Roux in Philly

Eighties throwback group La Roux performs at Philly’s Trocadero on July 29.

‘Thank Me Later’ giveaway

Drake, hip-hop’s next big thing, at PSU. Photo by Leon Laing.

Today marks the release of perhaps the biggest album of the year—Thank Me Later by Drake. In honor of today,, Music Man and Midtown Soul will give away two TML CDs. To enter the giveaway, just leave a comment in this post.  We’ll announce the winners soon. Continue reading ‘‘Thank Me Later’ giveaway’

Glimpse relaunches site

Photo of local sneaker collector Matt Stayton by Glimpse.

Glimpse, a Harrisburg-based design company, relaunched its website recently. Check out the company’s stories including one about a local sneaker collector. We co-sign this site.