Archive for July 25th, 2010

Blackston’s bars

Mr. Blackston rocks the mic in Harrisburg. Photo by Leon Laing.

Here’s some witty wordplay taken from the Facebook page of Harrisburg-based rapper Mr. Blackston. According to Blackston, the bars are from “Turn The Channel,” his new song from the upcoming project The Great E and J Drought of 2010 Vol. I: Liquor and a Lineup. See the lyrics below. Continue reading ‘Blackston’s bars’

Mike Posner’s ‘Please Don’t Go’

Posner drops his debut album next month. Photo taken from the Web.

Mike Posner’s “Cooler Than Me” has been climbing the charts, and it’s currently in the top 10. The singer from Duke University (sidenote: I’m a Duke basketball fan) drops his debut LP 31 Minutes to Takeoff on Aug. 10. Download and enjoy “Please Don’t Go” in the meantime.

Young Cream

Photo of Justin Barnes by Ann Foster of The Patriot-News.

It’s been a week since Justin Barnes’ unfortunate run-in with the police in downtown Harrisburg. The media said he’s a promoter, but we in the local, urban music community also know him as Young Cream—a talented rhyme spitter from Guttaville Entertainment. The incident was a learning experience for everyone. Continue reading ‘Young Cream’

Meek Mill in York

Philly-based rapper Meek Mill will perform in York on Aug. 6. Doors for the show open at 10 p.m. at Club XS. Mill is beginning to attain a national status, appearing in XXL magazine’s July/August 2010 issue. Call 717.324.8361 for more info about the concert.