Boogey's new single is No Country For Dreamers • Word Is Bond

Lagos based emcee Boogey‘s newest single “No Country For Dreamers ” explores the hopes and dreams the common people his home country, Nigeria. The solemn track, produced by Ammeromi evoke feelings despair and self reflection with its gloomy EDM-esque synths, stuttering vocal samples and sparse drum arrangements. The single sees Boogey as a dreamer in a… Read More »

5 Best Songs on EPMD’s ‘Back In Business’

Arista/LaFace EPMD’s reunion in 1997 was an unexpected surprise for fans the hip-hop duo who’d helped define hardcore East Coast rap in the late 80s/early 90s. From their debut Strictly Business in 1988, EPMD had been standard-bearers for no-frills hip-hop out New York City during rap’s Golden Age. But after a string acclaimed albums, business dealings had caused… Read More »

Tupac Photographer Sues Macy’s and Urban Outfitters Over Stolen Photos

Raymond Boyd, Getty s Photos the late Tupac Shakur are once again at the center a controversy, this time involving a photographer and two well-known stores. According to photographer Chi Modu, a merchandising company used his photos Pac without permission to create t-shirts. TMZ reports that court documents claim the merchandising company then sold the… Read More »

Vic Mensa Joins JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ Tour

Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty s Next month, JAY-Z is set to embark on his “4:44 Tour” and he’s bringing a Roc Nation artist that he has co-signed publicly — Vic Mensa. The rap mogul has called the Chicago rhymer a “once in a lifetime artist” and gave high praise to his debut album, The Autobiography. Mensa… Read More »

Happy Birthday, Keith Murray!

Evan Agostini, Getty s Happy Birthday, Keith Murray! The Long Island representer is 43 years old today (Sept. 13). Murray, course, made his name as one the 1990s most voracious rhyme beasts; breaking out as a star amongst Erick Sermon‘s uber-talented Def Squad crew. Sermon produced Murray’s hit debut album The Most Beautifullest Thing In This… Read More »