Archive for August, 2010

‘Monster’


Check out this new single with hip-hop’s A-listers.

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Soul Sista No. 1

James rocks the house in Harrisburg on Aug. 6. Photo by Leon Laing.

They don’t make voices like Leela James‘ no mo’. Continue reading ‘Soul Sista No. 1’

‘Babblin’ video’


Aug. 29 marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. With that said, check out Stalley’s video that was filmed in N’awlins.

Snoop Dogg in Philly


Snoop Dogg is a rap vet who is still relevant today. Check him out when he performs at Philly’s TLA on Aug. 30 at 8:30 p.m. Visit livenation.com for more info. Fo shizzle my nizzle.

Maxxx Flair’s new mixtape

Maxxx Flair rips the mic near F&M College. Photo by Leon Laing.

We had the pleasure of covering Maxxx Flair’s performance earlier this year. Now the Franklin & Marshall College student drops his new mixtape with a unique title, Van Cortlandt Art.

‘Miss Me’ video


Drake was filming a video “Fancy,” but he selected “Miss Me” as his next single instead. The song features his boss Lil Wayne. Continue reading ‘‘Miss Me’ video’

‘Bun B for President’ by J. Cole


I’ll admit it—I was late realizing Bun B’s lyrical skills. I first heard Bun spit with his Southern drawl on 2000’s “Big Pimpin’” by Jay-Z featuring UGK. UGK consisted of Bun and his late partner Pimp C. Little did I know that Bun’s career dates back to 1987.

Continue reading ‘‘Bun B for President’ by J. Cole’

Beats, rhymes and life

Gripp (left) shoots the breeze with Wills. Photo by Leon Laing.

People in the local music community know Kevin “Gripp” Gripper and Kyle “Wills” Williams as producers. They crafted beats for local artists such as Lei Row, Dexter Kendrick, Cool Davis and Tito Brown from Brooklyn. Now the Harrisburg-based duo can add rappers to their résumé. Continue reading ‘Beats, rhymes and life’

‘Hometown Glory’ by G13


Here’s a sneak peak of our coverage on the Harrisburg-based rap group G13. We’ll be posting a story on them soon. “Hometown Glory” is the group’s single. This extended mix features Tito Brown.

Paramore and John Mayer


John Mayer performs in Hershey tonight, and Paramore performs there this Saturday.