Breeding Ground


Hip-Hop Artist Cultural Exchange Program: A Historic Experience

Since January 15, Hip-Hop has undergone a groundbreaking experience—the forging of a two-week alliance between a popular South African Hip-Hop artist (Hip-Hop Pantsula) and an acclaimed American Hip-Hop artist (Asheru), to draw strength, inspiration, and vision from respective struggles and cultures. The exchange runs through January 28. Hip-Hop Pantsula (HHP), also known as Jabba, is… Read more »



Breeding Ground: / Uplaya Finalists

It was simple enough. and requested that artists log onto and submit their music. From there, we would sift through all of the entries until we picked our favorites. The uPlaya/ contest will feature three finalists and one grand prizewinner. The good folks at uPlaya would eventually provide a number of promotional… Read more »



Locksmith: In Rare Form

Revolutionary Bay blood surges through the arteries of Locksmith. If he’s rhyming alongside Left, the other half of his group, Frontline; or, if he’s surgically euthanizing MCs in battle, Lock is Dr. Kevorkian. This Grind Time grime reaper snatches souls, sending them to the dead poet’s society in the sky. Locksmith is devoting himself to… Read more »



Breeding Ground: Wordspit

  The name says a lot and his appearance isn’t mute either. But, Wordspit assures all that you cannot judge a rap artist by his garb no more than you can judge a book based on the cover. He’s an interesting emcee. There are times where you may see WS with’ two French braids or… Read more »



D-Block’s Large Amount Gives Recession Tips

No stranger to assets and liabilities, D-Block’s Large Amount, better known as the “Boy Wit a Billion Barz”, recently caught up with to discuss music, money and survival during the economy’s lean times. He’s is currently featured on five tracks from D-Block’s newest compilation album, No Security (D-Block/E1) and on a forthcoming D-Block/DJ Premier… Read more »