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The Blerd Radio Podcast 2016 | Episode 8: 3 Feet High And Rising

The Blerd Radio Podcast 2016 | Episode 8: 3 Feet High And Rising

De La Soul’s debut gets the podcast treatment, as the Blerd Radio team travels back in time to the D.A.I.S.Y. Age.

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

A ton of great new music out in the past few days includes songs from Zo!, Justin Timberlake, De La Soul and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 4 (Grammy-Cast 2016)

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 4 (Grammy-Cast 2016)

In advance of the Grammys Monday night, the Blerd Radio sat down and picked our winners in the major categories. Listen up!

Soul For Days: My Top 25 Albums of 2015 And More

Soul For Days: My Top 25 Albums of 2015 And More

It was a great musical year, and here’s the best to come from it.

Blerd Radio 2015: Episode 14 | And Ya Don't Stop (Favorite Emcees List)

Blerd Radio 2015: Episode 14 | And Ya Don’t Stop (Favorite Emcees List)

The Blerd Radio panel talks about their favorite emcees in the latest podcast.

Childish Gambino & Erykah Badu Get Under The Covers (Separately)

Childish Gambino & Erykah Badu Get Under The Covers (Separately)

This week in covers: Erykah Badu takes on Drake’s latest, while Childish Gambino reaches back and remakes a Tamia classic.

#Tribe25: People's Instinctive Travels Gets An Anniversary Makeover

#Tribe25: People’s Instinctive Travels Gets An Anniversary Makeover

A Tribe Called Quest’s legendary debut album is being remastered and repackaged to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

De La Soul Still "God It" On New Track

De La Soul Still “God It” On New Track

While we wait for a full-length album, De La Soul gets an assist from Nas on a new track.

25 Years Of Fear Of A Black Planet

25 Years Of Fear Of A Black Planet

If you were to ask me to list my favorite rap albums of all time (hey, there’s an idea for a future list), ┬áPublic Enemy’s Fear Of A Black Planet would be near the top of that list. The album┬ábroke new ground sonically and lyrically, and should be an essential part of any hip-hop fan’s collection. As a 13 year old who was already knee deep in hip-hop when Fear came out, the album was a watershed moment in my […]

De La Soul Kickstart Their New Album With Crowdfunding Campaign

De La Soul Kickstart Their New Album With Crowdfunding Campaign

Pos, Dave & Maseo are finally delivering that new album…check the details on De La Soul’s upcoming project.

Five January Releases That I'm Looking Forward To

Five January Releases That I’m Looking Forward To

Ne-Yo is one of several big-name artists dropping new albums in January. Check out my thoughts on this and four other upcoming releases I’m looking forward to.

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.”