The 80s Cruise
hip-hop
Kendrick Lamar, "The Colbert Report",  And Life-Affirming Music

Kendrick Lamar, “The Colbert Report”, And Life-Affirming Music

Kendrick Lamar is the illest cat out right now. Check his appearance on “The Colbert Report.”

The 2014 Blerdy Awards: Praising The Best Music of 2014-Mostly

The 2014 Blerdy Awards: Praising The Best Music of 2014-Mostly

Adding my voice to the year-end lists…with a twist.

Always On Time: De La Soul & Chuck D Join Forces For "The People"

Always On Time: De La Soul & Chuck D Join Forces For “The People”

De La Soul and Chuck D on the same track? Long Island is definitely in the building.

Check The Technique 2: A Must-Have For Discerning "Heads"

Check The Technique 2: A Must-Have For Discerning “Heads”

A must-have for every hip-hop fan on your Christmas list.

The Best Thing About Saturday Night Live in 2014?

The Best Thing About Saturday Night Live in 2014?

Maybe they should make SNL consist of all musical performances this season…

Throw Up Your Ws: The Clan Is Back With "Ruckus In B-Minor"

Throw Up Your Ws: The Clan Is Back With “Ruckus In B-Minor”

Clan (still) in da front!

Bass!! How Low Can You Go? Classic P.E. Albums Being Reissued

Bass!! How Low Can You Go? Classic P.E. Albums Being Reissued

Get ready to have the noise brought all over again.

My New Motivational Anthem: Kendrick Lamar's "I"

My New Motivational Anthem: Kendrick Lamar’s “I”

All hail Kendrick. “I” is not only a certified heater, but it has a dope lyric video as well.

It's An Awards Bonanza: Chris Brown Leads 2014 Soul Train Awards Nominees

It’s An Awards Bonanza: Chris Brown Leads 2014 Soul Train Awards Nominees

Wendy Williams will be hosting the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards–who are the hot nominees this year?

Blerd Radio 2014| Episode 13: The In Sound From Way Out

Blerd Radio 2014| Episode 13: The In Sound From Way Out

Ad-Rock, MCA and Mike D get the podcast treatment from the Blerd Radio team.

Q-Tip Talks Tribe, Anniversaries, "Last Zulu" & More In BBC Radio Interview

Q-Tip Talks Tribe, Anniversaries, “Last Zulu” & More In BBC Radio Interview

The Abstract Poetic discusses, well…beats, rhymes & life in an illuminating BBC One interview.

Lupe Fiasco Is On A "Mission"

Lupe Fiasco Is On A “Mission”

Lupe Fiasco releases a rallying cry for those suffering from cancer on his latest single.