I’ll always wonder what affect the exploding watch debacle had on the new Ace Hood album, Trials & Tribulations. Just as his street banger, “Bugatti” was taking him over the top, that damn watch lost its bezel on BET in front of millions. Did it affect the perception of Ace Hood, who has toiled through… Read more »
Reviews / Music
REVIEW: JAY-Z’S MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL
Jon Connor’s new release, Unconscious State, is 22 tracks in length. It’s a lot to take in. And in the hands of many, it could result in an album as seemingly cluttered as its cover art. However, in this case, everything is all very necessary and simply an indication that few stones will be left… Read more »
PRE-REVIEW OF JAY-Z’S MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL
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“You waited 13 years, what’s two more hours.”-Questlove The perpetually jovial Hip-Hop historian/drummer/everything Questlove said this around 11 pm to hundreds of people who had been standing in sardine formation for hours waiting for a 9pm show to start. Mick Boogie did an exceptional job entertaining the near riotous crowd with an expert blend of… Read more »
The Fox Theatre was alive with the sounds of classic songs like “Money Ain’t a Thang” (JD & Jay-Z), “Jump” (Kris Kross), “Yeah” (Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon), “Who Can I Run To” (Xscape), “I Gotta Be” (Jagged Edge), “Welcome to Atlanta” (JD, Ludacris), “Give It 2 U” (Da Brat), “I Think They Like Me” (Dem… Read more »
Understatement of the Year Warning: Fans have been waiting over a year for Pusha T’s follow-up to the well-received Fear of God and Fear of God II: Let Us Pray. His latest mixtape, Wrath of Caine arrived hours late and that was enough to make folks on Twitter go mad. Finally, after all the anticipation, AllHipHop is… Read more »
Gangster Squad, which takes us back to the 40’s/early 50’s in the city of Los Angeles when Mickey Cohan controlled the West Coast crime scene. The movie opens up with a “based on a true story” tag which is an automatic red flag that the writers have taken great liberties with the true actual story…. Read more »
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