Monthly archive March, 2009

REMIX: Biggie & Busy

Biggie Smalls & Busy Signal “Dead Wrong / Too Much Gun” The Remix

March 9 is not a day to celebrate. Today marks the 12th anniversary of Biggie Smalls’ murder in Los Angeles. Our thoughts and prayers are with Christopher Wallace’s close friends and family. Unbelievable was deep, and Notorious was heartbreaking, but as Jay-Z put it, “This ain’t a movie, dog.”

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BOOMSHOT: Bounty Killer “Dub Fi Dub”

Watching the Warlord juggle on the Answer riddim at Mavado’s party got me in the mood for some Vintage Killer, so I had to take it all the way back to one of his earliest singles to touch the road shortly after he changed his name from Bounty Hunter. Read more »

VIDEO: Mavado’s NYC Release Party

The poster said Mavado and Friends, but the star power assembled onstage at SOB’s last Tuesday night was more than anybody bargained for. Serani, Bounty, Matterhorn, Wyclef, Shaggy…

NYC Superstation Hot 97 and V.P. Records sponsored the official release party for the Gully God’s new album, David Brooks: A Better Tomorrow and the venue was rammed from early with a line around the block. Read more »

K’Naan To The World

Marley connoisseurs have been up on K’Naan for years now, but now that the poet/emcee/self-proclaimed “visual stenographer” is finally getting his shine, the rest of the world is starting to catch up. Read more »

Mavado on Hot 97

The Gully God passes through the #1 Hip Hop station in America to chop it up with Angie Martinez and promote his new album, Mr. Brooks: A Better Tomorrow. Read more »