Inter­view with CJ Fly @FLYestintheeERA

I Am Hip-Hop magazine’s edit­or Rish­ma Dhali­wal had a catch up with Brook­lyn rap­per CJ Fly the co-founder of the hip-hop col­lect­ive Pro Era along… Read more

Review: @TheRoots Live At Brix­ton Acad...

Push­ing the bound­ar­ies of live Hip-Hop music with influ­en­tial albums such as Do You Want More?!!!??!, Things Fall Apart and Phren­o­logy, The Roots’ recor­ded music… Read more

Review: @ThePharcyde at @TheJazzCafe Lon...

Bizar­re Ride II The Pharcyde’s Bizar­re Ride II The Golden Era   Hip Hop’s favour­ite class clowns des­cen­ded upon the Jazz Café to give the… Read more

Knowledge Session: Who Was Lena Horne?

Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was born in Brook­lyn, New York, on June 30, 1917. Her father, Edwin “Teddy” Horne, who… Read more

Exclusive Interview with Legendary @Blac...

  Since the start of their career, The Roots have pushed bound­ar­ies, set pre­ced­ents and reworked stand­ards. Famed for their pion­eer­ing use of live instru­ment­a­tion… Read more

Knux (@KnuxNKE) ‘Rise’ Music + Lyrics

After A 2 Year Hiatus From Music, Rap­per Knux Is Back With The First Track From His Up Com­ing Pro­ject “K.N.U.X-Files”. Rise, A Track Based… Read more

Documentary: Klansville KKK -The Rise an...

North Car­o­lina 1964 In just three years, under the lead­er­ship of Grand Dragon Bob Jones, the North Car­o­lina Klan KKK grew to some 10,000 mem­bers, help­ing… Read more

Lyrics + Video: African — Big Cakes (@...

Afric­an Verse 1 — Big Cakes: I’m an Afric­an, I come from Kemet We had the first heart sur­geons and chem­ists And para­med­ics but your teach­ers won’t… Read more

Rap vs Hip Hop: What is the difference?

For dec­ades, the debate has ensued about what pre­cisely the real dif­fer­ence is between rap music and hip-hop music. The main root of the diver­gence… Read more

Review: Nas — Time Is Illmatic

When it comes to clas­sics, Ill­mat­ic is always men­tioned! This is no dif­fer­ent to the the film Time Is Ill­mat­ic. I was hon­oured to watch… Read more

@TalibKweli on Obama’s Presidency And ...

Inter­view with Hip Hop artist Talib Kweli, dis­cuss­ing the role of gov­ern­ment, Obama’s pres­id­ency, the pris­on indus­tri­al com­plex and estate of Hip Hop. Read more on… Read more

Who is Kapwon?

Q. How would you describe your style of Hip Hop? Abstract I guess, because I approach things from a slightly dif­fer­ent angle to a lot of artists… Read more