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STAY WOKE: Why Films Like “Dear White People” Are A Necessity In “Post-Racial” America

STAY WOKE: Why Films Like “Dear White People” Are A Necessity In “Post-Racial” America

We’ve made several posts about Justin Simien’s upcoming satire “Dear White People” thus far here at KillerBoomBox. We posted the teaser trailer. We next posted the long form trailer. What we haven’t yet done was the post about WHY this film is so important and why we’re pulling for it the way we are. See, [...]

August 22, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Stay Woke 0

Jeezy Talks Mike Brown And Ferguson With Combat Jack

Jeezy Talks Mike Brown And Ferguson With Combat Jack

With his 5th studio album, Seen It All: The Autobiography on the way, Jeezy sat down with Combat Jack for an in-depth talk about his life and newest project. They cover his relationship with Hov and his transition from the streets to the music game. But the conversation gets into some deeper ground when Jeezy [...]

August 21, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews, Radio/Podcasts 0

99 Problems But The Law Ain’t One: A Legal Look At A Jay Z Classic

99 Problems But The Law Ain’t One: A Legal Look At A Jay Z Classic

KillerBoomBox is proud to announce a partnership with MyBostonLaw.com to bring you “99 Problems”, a bi-monthly blog about legal issues affecting our community. Topics will range from traffic stops to search and seizures, child support to starting your own business. “99 Problems” will go down as one of the more memorable Jay-Z tracks, from the [...]

August 21, 2014 Law Gang 99 Problems, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

DON’T SLEEP: Statik Selektah “#WHATGOESAROUND” [ALBUM REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: Statik Selektah “#WHATGOESAROUND” [ALBUM REVIEW]

The origins of this particular album starts back when Statik Selektah was in a producer’s retreat in Hawaii where several of the greatest Rap producers stayed with Kanye West, played him music or collaborated with him on music. During one of these many sessions Statik Selektah was playing some of his beats when Kanye West [...]

August 20, 2014 Dart Adams Features, Reviews 0

Statik Selektah Rocks SOBs For ‘What Goes Around’ Release Party

Statik Selektah Rocks SOBs For ‘What Goes Around’ Release Party

Over the past few weeks Statik Selektah has been bringing a steady stream of dopeness to the internets in preparation of his new album What Goes Around’s release date. The DJ/producer and his ShowOff team took over SOB’s on Aug 18 to celebrate the project. Backed by a 3 piece band, he was joined on [...]

August 20, 2014 KBB Staff Features, Live, Reviews 0

DJ Mustard’s New Album Is Made For Summer

DJ Mustard’s New Album Is Made For Summer

DJ Mustard has made a quite a name for himself this past year, both as YG’s official DJ and for his West Coast production that has become the most popular mainstream sound as of late. Signed to Roc Nation, we started seeing press releases and behind the scene images for 10 Summers, his official debut, [...]

August 15, 2014 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

STAY WOKE: 6 Rap Albums You Need To Hear Right Now (According To Dart Adams)…

STAY WOKE: 6 Rap Albums You Need To Hear Right Now (According To Dart Adams)…

Today’s edition of STAY WOKE will be dedicated to the Rap albums that recently dropped but due to the fact they aren’t on major labels and there was no promotional money put behind them the so-called “bigger” blogs weren’t trying to touch ‘em. Last year, I had a series called “While You Were Sleeping” that [...]

August 13, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Stay Woke 3

DON’T SLEEP: What To Listen To While You’re Waiting For Jai Paul…

DON’T SLEEP: What To Listen To While You’re Waiting For Jai Paul…

I’ve discovered something interesting over the past 6 to 8 months about Jai Paul fans. They’re becoming increasingly more impatient waiting for new music from him, especially after a gang of his demos leaked at once back in April 2013 which made every single Best Of 2013 list worth reading (mine included). In more recent [...]

August 9, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

STAY WOKE: The Evolution (Or De-evolution) Of Modern R&B by Dart Adams

STAY WOKE: The Evolution (Or De-evolution) Of Modern R&B by Dart Adams

If you’ve been listening to the genre of music that is typically categorized as “R&B” over the past 10 years or so you’ve noticed a few changes but nothing super drastic. If you’ve been fan for between 20-25 years you’ve definitely noticed how different things are today concerning the music’s overall tone/themes or content. Now [...]

August 6, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Stay Woke 3

Issa Gold Delivers Creative ‘Conversations With A Butterfly’

Issa Gold Delivers Creative ‘Conversations With A Butterfly’

The Underachievers have been an interesting duo to watch develop. Forming in 2011, followed by an impressive signing with Flying Lotus’ label Brainfeeder; their discography remains small, consisting of only two incredible mixtapes thus far. After much talk and promise of a debut, the group’s first studio album will finally drop August 12. In preparation [...]

July 31, 2014 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0