Koncept Interview

Koncept Interview

From working at Fat Beats Records to releasing music via Sony Records - Koncept is a Queens-based, globe-trotting emcee and frequent collaborator of contemporaries such as J57, Marco Polo & Royce Da 5'9". After two years on the road and a lot of time spent in Asia, including a sold out tour with Scoop Deville, [...]

DOOM Madness – Results and Reflections

DOOM Madness – Results and Reflections

Hot on the heels of last year's Atmosphere Madness breakdown, the SOUTHSIDERS crew are back with another custom-made, guaranteed-argument-starter. And this time, we turn our attention to the one and only metal faced villain: DOOM (aka MF DOOM, aka Viktor Vaughn, aka King Geedorah, aka... well, you get the idea). From 1999's Operation: Doomsday to [...]

Sage Francis Interview

Sage Francis Interview

Sage Francis and B. Dolan are the Epic Beard Men. Though accurate, the name started out as a joke, a calibrated goof on bro culture, from two rap greybeards who aren’t afraid to swing freely from dead-serious to wryly hilarious. Hailing from the industrial outskirts of Providence, both artists are walking hip-hop vaults. Last year’s [...]

Choosey & Exile – Black Beans (Dirty Science Records)

Choosey & Exile – Black Beans (Dirty Science Records)

Dirty Science artist and San Diego native Choosey once again links up with the legendary hip hop producer Exile, this time around with Black Beans, a full project which somehow does a wonderful job dissecting a plethora of social issues while at the same time transporting you to the front seat of a 1960's Cadillac [...]