Dancehall scientists Equiknoxx on their new album Colón Man and the 20th Century Jamaicans who inspired them

Jamaican sounds have been the template for musical experimentation the world over for decades. From The Clash incorporating dub to the West Indian-inflected vocals early dubstep to Fade to Mind’s deconstructed dancehall, Jamaica has been the muse for countless artists seeking to bend the envelope. But with Kingston-based production crew Equiknoxx, we’re hearing Jamaican musicians… Read More »

Study Says Black Actually Does Crack — But Black Twitter (Hilariously) Disagrees

A recent report in the Sunday Times has Black Twitter outraged after making the appalling claim that Black in fact does crack. Dr. Thobeka Cele, a general practitioner based in Johannesburg who also provides aesthetic treatments, says that the most popular treatments requested by her Black clients include Botox, fillers, and cellulite treatments, as well… Read More »

Shop Jay-Z’s Limited Edition Reasonable Doubt Collection At Urban Outfitters

Jay Z fans are sure to love to this. Roc96 has ficially partnered with Urban Outfitters to turn Hov’s debut studio album Reasonable Doubt into a limited edition capsule collection. Minus the jacket, which Roc-A-Fella counder Biggs says is “coming soon,” there are 8 (mostly) black-and-white pieces available, all ranging from $29 to $64. “I wanted… Read More »

Yeah, OK: Joseline Hernandez Claims “Hate Me Now” Isn’t About Cardi B

The internet was talking this week after Joseline Hernandez dropped a track titled “Hate Me Now,” presumably aimed at rap newcomer and former Love & Hip Hop franchise peer, Cardi B. After spitting distinct lines like “Drag a Bronx bitch,” “Bloody my ass,” and “You holler Blood, who the hell cosigned this hoe?,” the Puerto Rican… Read More »

Meek Mill Leaves Solitary Confinement, No Bail Hearing Scheduled

reactid=”109″> Meek Mill reportedly has been transferred from the maximum-security prison at Camp Hill, near Harrisburg, Pa., where he was initially held in solitary confinement for his protection. The Philly rapper is currently locked up at the medium-security state prison in Chester, Pa., reports Philly.com. According to TMZ, Meek will have a little bit more… Read More »