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Drake Brings Fire on If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake Brings Fire on If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake in Beyonce-esque fashion, dropped a surprise project via itunes late Thursday night, titled If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. Rumors had been circling the net of a potential mixtape coming from the Toronto emcee and although it’s definitely not the album Drake has been promoting heavily, it is for sale in album format. If [...]

February 16, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

Joey Bada$$ Strikes Gold with Golden-Era Inspired “B4.DA.$$”

Joey Bada$$ Strikes Gold with Golden-Era Inspired “B4.DA.$$”

Joey Bada$$ has had a challenging and powerful journey between the emergence of his first mixtape in 2012 to the release of his debut this past January. 1999 generated the Brooklynite a fair amount of buzz, but it was his firm stance at just seventeen and asserting his dedication to the independent grind, that really [...]

February 6, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews 0

Review: Lil Wayne Apologizes for Carter V Delay with S4TW2

Review: Lil Wayne Apologizes for Carter V Delay with S4TW2

The rollout campaign for Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V has been an interesting one to say the least. After Wayne’s original October release date came and passed, the social media shots at his longtime friend and label president Birdman were a huge shock to the hip-hop world. Those jabs have further materialized into Sorry 4 [...]

January 26, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

Rae Sremmurd Score Big With Debut Album

Rae Sremmurd Score Big With Debut Album

Times have drastically changed in hip-hop since Andre 3000’s declaration at the 1995 Source Awards that “the South has something to say.” Mainstream hip-hop now welcomes the southern twang, celebrates trap and crunk sounds and looks toward Atlanta and beyond for new trends. 2014 was another huge year for southern hip-hop and certainly one of [...]

January 16, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews 0

Dave East Delivers With Straight Outta Harlem

Dave East Delivers With Straight Outta Harlem

Harlem native Dave East has been quietly circulating the hip-hop blogosphere and New York radio channels of late, delivering gritty freestyles, lyrical singles and a strong mixtape in Black Rose. However, when Nas announced taking over Mass Appeal with Angie Martinez and that Dave East “was a new signee that he couldn’t really talk about,” [...]

January 8, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

DON’T SLEEP: Top Five [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: Top Five [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

Unless you’ve been under a rock lately (pun intended) you’ve no doubt caught at least one of these recent pieces written by Chris Rock, one of his many interviews or even one of the podcasts he appeared on during his current blistering pre film press run. This particular press run is hands down the greatest [...]

December 9, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Reviews, Screen 0

(Review) BJ The Chicago Kid Makes Great R&B On ‘M.A.F.E’

(Review) BJ The Chicago Kid Makes Great R&B On ‘M.A.F.E’

Chicago R&B talent BJ The Chicago Kid has been on the scene for a few years, most notably being featured on Schoolboy Q’s “Studio” and mixtapes from Big K.R.I.T., Freddie Gibbs, Chance The Rapper, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar. Two years following BJ’s studio debut Pineapple Now-Laters, he has compiled his previously released records [...]

December 7, 2014 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 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

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