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(Review) Joell Ortiz Delivers Lyrics On ‘House Slippers’

(Review) Joell Ortiz Delivers Lyrics On ‘House Slippers’

Joell Ortiz’s third solo studio album House Slippers is 12 tracks deep lyrical genius and gritty Brooklyn flow. The new project by one fourth of the super group Slaughterhouse is impressive even though the inclusion of R&B infused attempts at a crossover sound seem ill fitting. Boldly spitting “this ain’t for radio play, this is [...]

September 20, 2014 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

#STAYWOKE PSA: No One’s Brand Is Bigger Than Hip-Hop, Rap Or Journalism

#STAYWOKE PSA: No One’s Brand Is Bigger Than Hip-Hop, Rap Or Journalism

Let this edition of #STAYWOKE serve as a public service announcement to every rapper, manager, producer, vocalist, songwriter, artist, writer or creative in general. I do not and will not tolerate anyone attempting to intimidate, coerce or try to use our relationship or friendship as a means to get me to compromise my integrity as [...]

September 19, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Stay Woke 0

Learn Your Way Around Returns & Warranties

Learn Your Way Around Returns & Warranties

Have you bought something recently, and it broke immediately? Knowing a few key Massachusetts laws can help you get the most out of your products, and more importantly, get what you paid for.  The first thing to understand is Massachusetts return policy laws.  Massachusetts requires that a merchant clearly and conspicuously disclose the store’s refund, [...]

September 18, 2014 Law Gang 99 Problems 0

The #CheyGotKicks Survival Guide to Winter Weather

The #CheyGotKicks Survival Guide to Winter Weather

The days of sticky humidity are long gone and the nights and mornings are getting very chilly. You know what that means; winter is coming! And with winter comes the sneakerhead’s deadly enemy; really crappy weather. Are you dreading the snow? No? Okay, how about the rain that melts snow buildup, creating slush? Who likes [...]

September 17, 2014 Cheyauna Potter Chey Got Kicks, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

One Last Look At Boston Calling 2014

One Last Look At Boston Calling 2014

The September edition of Boston Calling is over. Now it’s time to put away your summer wardrobe and get ready for Fall and Win—I can’t write the word, it’s too painful. While you can’t go back to the weekend of September 5, you can take a look at these pictures and relive the magic. Before [...]

September 16, 2014 Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

Clinton Sparks Explains How Not To Suck As An Artist

Clinton Sparks Explains How Not To Suck As An Artist

Our own KBX correspondent Liza Escobar with a helping hand from our guys at TheNEHipHop, spoke to Grammy nominated producer/DJ Clinton Sparks right before his dope set at the BUMF! He drops some gems on being a rising artist, though he’s far from one himself, with his ICONoclast EP, featuring 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, [...]

September 9, 2014 KBB Staff Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

(Pics) Nas And The Roots Close Out Boston Calling

(Pics) Nas And The Roots Close Out Boston Calling

The fans at the Boston Calling Music Festival got to witness a bit of history. Nas brought the 20th anniversary celebration of his iconic debut album Illmatic to Boston’s City Hall. The Hip Hop legend hit the stage at BCMF along with The Roots for a co-headlining set to end the third day of concerts. [...]

September 9, 2014 G. Valentino Ball KBB EXCLUSIVE, Live, Reviews 0

Lightning Strikes Twice as Lorde and Childish Gambino Close Boston Calling Day 2

Lightning Strikes Twice as Lorde and Childish Gambino Close Boston Calling Day 2

  After a sweltering afternoon at City Hall plaza, the sun disappeared and the rain clouds reigned supreme during the evening portion of Boston Calling. After a weather advisory thunderstorm warning and a torrential rain storm, the final two acts of Boston Calling were put on hold until the weather subsided. This led to a [...]

September 8, 2014 Malc [MUSICisforLIFE] KBB EXCLUSIVE, Live, Reviews 0

(Review) Real P Shines Uniquely With ‘Same Ole Jazz’

(Review) Real P Shines Uniquely With ‘Same Ole Jazz’

Real P aka ReaL Politikz is out here trying to do it all. The leader of the Famous Nobodies crew built a reputation for lively stage shows with his crew also rocks crowds as a club DJ becoming a staple of the club scene in his hometown, Boston, MA. But on his sophomore solo effort [...]

September 3, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Reviews, Tunes 0

#CheyGotKicks: Nothing Was The Same

#CheyGotKicks: Nothing Was The Same

People are constantly trying to weed out the bullshit in life and aim for the true gold, the diamonds buried beneath it all. This is what I’m bringing to you folks. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a love for sneakers. I’ve owned kicks through all the trends, in all shapes and [...]

September 3, 2014 Cheyauna Potter Chey Got Kicks, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pulpit 0