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(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

The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Continues To School Us 16 Years Later

The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Continues To School Us 16 Years Later

Lauryn Hill couldn’t have been more accurate when she told Touré in 1999 that “music is about to change.” Frustrated and fresh from her break from the Fugees, Lauryn Hill made her solo debut in 1998 with The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Where reggae, hip-hop and soul meet, Hill created an album that showcased her [...]

August 25, 2014 Rachel Leah Features, Reviews 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

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

DON’T SLEEP: Common “Nobody’s Smiling” [ALBUM REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: Common “Nobody’s Smiling” [ALBUM REVIEW]

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July 22, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Reviews 0

DON’T SLEEP: 5 Must Have Books From 2014 According To Dart Adams

DON’T SLEEP: 5 Must Have Books From 2014 According To Dart Adams

Hi, I’m Dart Adams. Many of you know me as an unapologetic critic of art, music and film. Some of you are already familiar with me because you follow me on Twitter and Instagram. The rest of you that don’t really should because I’m absolutely brilliant. I write and lecture but most importantly, I read. [...]

July 4, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pages, Reviews, Stay Woke 1