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#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

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

#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

STAY WOKE: What To Listen To While You’re Waiting For Jai Paul Pt. 2: The Relapse

STAY WOKE: What To Listen To While You’re Waiting For Jai Paul Pt. 2: The Relapse

Last time, I hit everyone with 12 different artists they can listen to in order to stave off any cravings for new Jai Paul music. I’m back offering six more alternatives in case of a relapse or a backslide. Keep in mind that James Blake and Sam Smith STILL aren’t going to be included until [...]

August 30, 2014 Dart Adams Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Stay Woke 0

DON’T SLEEP: NEHipHop x KillerBoomBox Interviews w/DJ Nu-Mark And Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5) [VIDEOS]

DON’T SLEEP: NEHipHop x KillerBoomBox Interviews w/DJ Nu-Mark And Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5) [VIDEOS]

I ran into our peoples at NE Hip Hop out front at the final show of the Word Of Mouth Tour featuring Supernatural, Beat Junkies, Dilated Peoples & Jurassic 5 in the House Of Blues by chance and I was asked if I’d be willing to interview both DJ Nu-Mark and Chali 2na of Jurassic [...]

August 26, 2014 Dart Adams Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

DJ Mars Reveals The History Of Mixtape Cover Art With New Book

DJ Mars Reveals The History Of Mixtape Cover Art With New Book

In hip-hop we’ve seen the mixtape transform from a compilation of the latest hits to an artist’s collection of unreleased originals. But one thing has remained constant; the need for great covers. Marshall “DJ Mars” Thomas has rocked clubs around the world in addition to being a touring DJ for artists like Keri Hilson or [...]

August 25, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0