Interviews

True Aren’t Holding Back

The Swiss Pop duo TRUE makes music that feels like air: Uninhibited, breezy and when inhaled, it subtly shifts the atmosphere from the mundane to the magically sensual. Their latest single, entitled Hold It Back, is a sultry exploration of the idea of relationships in the age of social media. It’s the first song announcing…
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The Demons of Elzhi

Hip-hop anomaly Elzhi had fans feverish with anticipation for his latest release Lead Poison, which the emcee was able to fund via a successful Kickstarter campaign. El spoke candidly about the demons he was wrestling with during the creative process, and his inner turmoil only strengthened the soul of his first release in the five years…
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Torae talks Entitled

Way back in January (yes, it’s been a busy time), Brooklyn Radio’s Lara Gamble caught up with Brooklyn-born and raised emcee Torae to learn about his hip-hop beginnings and what fans could expect from his latest release Entitled. Check out the interview below.
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Dubokaj on Dub Music

What is your definition of Dub? To me Dub is about collecting samples, snippets, recordings, melodies, sounds and throwing them together and letting them all fuck with each other. It helps me work out which ideas are the best for the track, as I always have too many. Dub is about recycling old ideas or…
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Nolan The Ninja Is Bringing The Ill Sh-t

A dope emcee is a dope emcee. But what is it about Detroit that breeds such a large concentration of them year after year? Much of today’s talent credit the city’s coarse climate and lack of opportunity in the formation of their individual styles while a select few were lucky enough to benefit from a close friend…
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Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives

Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito “Kool Bob Love” Garcia have been hip-hop household names for a good twenty-five years, and now, those unlucky enough to have been born too late to grow up glued to Columbia University’s WKCR 89.9FM every Thursday night will be given access to the best “history of hip-hop in the 90s” documentary we’ve…
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