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The Combat Jack Show – The Rick Ross Episode

The Combat Jack Show – The Rick Ross Episode

Rick talks of growing up a die hard rap fan of some our lyrical greats, his unappreciated skill as a song writer/ ghostwriter, his relationships with Jay Z and Diddy and the books he reads to keep his mind focused. Also, the some details of his #RossFit training regimen, his Wing Stop chicken empire and [...]

November 25, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews 0

Juan Epstein – The Questlove x Chris Rock Episode

Juan Epstein – The Questlove x Chris Rock Episode

Chris Rock and Questo are on the campaign trail for their new flick “Top 5.” The comedian/director and the movie’s music supervisor stopped by Hot 97 to speak with Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg about everything under the sun. Quest’s story on being confronted by Puffy over The Roots’ “What They Do” video is worth the [...]

November 25, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews 0

#STAYWOKE The Pledge, The Turn & The Prestige vs. Misdirection/Deception

#STAYWOKE The Pledge, The Turn & The Prestige vs. Misdirection/Deception

The decision from the grand jury in the Ferguson case is coming down soon and it’s pretty much a bygone conclusion that there will be no conviction forthcoming. In the past 105 days since the murder of Michael Brown there hasn’t been any rioting in Ferguson, MO even though the authorities in Missouri have gone [...]

November 24, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Stay Woke 0

SHExists: Street Harassment Exists

SHExists: Street Harassment Exists

Imagine this scenario, you’re walking down your block and two cops start yelling, “Hey you!” from across the street. You take a second to look, but ignore it because they probably weren’t addressing you and continue on your way until they approach you. “Where are you going tonight? What are you doing?,” they ask with [...]

October 30, 2014 KBB Staff Pulpit, The Cuffington Post 0

#STAYWOKE PSA: The “Friend Zone” Doesn’t Actually Exist…

#STAYWOKE PSA: The “Friend Zone” Doesn’t Actually Exist…

Few things make me more frustrated with humanity in general like misinformation does. When people don’t understand something but profess to be experts in a particular field it’s extremely dangerous because they proceed to spread erroneous information in the guise of facts like a virus. Said virus spreads via social media in real time and [...]

October 29, 2014 Dart Adams Stay Woke, The Cuffington Post 0

Big K.R.I.T. talks getting production relief on Cadillactica, classical influences

Big K.R.I.T. talks getting production relief on Cadillactica, classical influences

#KillerCrew caught up with Big K.R.I.T. during his in-store at Laced to get a preview of his new album Cadillactica. He spoke with us about handing over the production reins on his new album, his desire to work on music outside of the Hip Hop world, infusing politics into his music and how playing the [...]

October 28, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

DON’T SLEEP: “Dear White People” [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: “Dear White People” [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

I’m sure if you’re a reader of KillerBoomBox you’ll know we’ve been supporting Justin Simien’s film “Dear White People” from the moment we first heard about it as it hit the Sundance Film Festival back in January. We’ve featured the trailers, announced the release date and have written about it several times. I not only [...]

October 26, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Reviews, Screen 0

DON’T SLEEP: Brian Coleman’s “Check The Technique 2: More Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies” [BOOK REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: Brian Coleman’s “Check The Technique 2: More Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies” [BOOK REVIEW]

  Brian Coleman is the author of several of the most important Hip Hop related tomes of the past decade, including “Rakim Told Me” and “Check The Technique”. This time he sets out to create what is by far his most ambitious project yet, “Check The Technique 2″. This monster of a book is 544 [...]

October 23, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pages, Reviews 0

#CheyGotKicks: 5 Reasons I Already Love the Pharrell x Adidas #SuperColor Collab

#CheyGotKicks: 5 Reasons I Already Love the Pharrell x Adidas #SuperColor Collab

Adidas is on fire lately with their new partnerships. Just at the end of last year they brought on Kanye West. Earlier this year, they signed Pharrell onto their team to help with design. Everybody knew how great of a decision this was for the company as Pharrell is an important tastemaker to influence pop [...]

October 23, 2014 Cheyauna Potter Chey Got Kicks 0

PartyNextDoor Leaves A Lot To Be Desired….In A Good Way

PartyNextDoor Leaves A Lot To Be Desired….In A Good Way

Selling out your first headlining tour in 7 hours is impressive but not surprising for PartyNextDoor considering his successful OVO roots. PartyNextDoor (PND) hit the road last week in support of his latest project PartyNextDoor Two which dropped this past summer. In typical OVO fashion, most of the details surrounding PND are a mystery. Here [...]

October 23, 2014 malcolm j gray Features, Live, Reviews 0