Man Behind The Polaroid, Q&A With 1000Words

With the ever growing presence of Hip Hop influencers on social media, underground hip hop photographer 1000Words’ work has been getting him noticed with his infamous Polaroid shots of many artists we have in our playlists today. His unique old-school approach and ear to the latest music trends separates him from many photographers in the game. He definitly has a dope back story, and as we all know, a picture is worth 1000Words. Read our interview with the talented photographer below. – For the...
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Yaya Mayweather is Allegedly Pregnant With NBA YoungBoy’s EIGHTH Baby

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter, Iyanna “Yaya” Mayweather, is rumored to be pregnant by NBA YoungBoy after supposed “receipts” were posted on social media. Wednesday afternoon (Sep. 2), two videos surfaced on Instagram showing Yaya with a pretty noticeably belly. The videos have people speculating that she’s pregnant with NBA YoungBoy’s EIGHTH—yes, you read that right … EIGHTH—child. One of the videos is supposedly from a friend that was posted on Instagram. In the video, two of Yaya’s friends are s...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Instagram, Hip Hop, Nba, Pop Culture, Rumors, Jazz, Floyd Mayweather, Reports, Yaya, Armani, Celebrity Babies, Celebrity Kids, Pregnancy Rumors, NBA YoungBoy

XP The Marxman – “Who Shot Ghost” Ft. Termanology, Prod. By Roc Marciano (Video)

The “Continua a Sparare” campaign is still going strong since XP The Marxman & Roc Marciano dropped it back in April. Watch the 3rd official video off the project, “Who Shot Ghost”, featuring Termanology.The post XP The Marxman – “Who Shot Ghost” Ft. Termanology, Prod. By Roc Marciano (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Rested Clippers face willful if exhausted Nuggets in conference semifinals

Kawhi Leonard is one efficient dude. The Clipper, with the 24th best player efficiency rating in NBA history, per, took a question Wednesday about his team’s second-round opponent and delivered a succinct and precise CliffNotes report. “Got a great center in (Nikola) Jokic, (Jamal) Murray as well at the point guard spot,” Leonard said, via a Zoom video conference before practice in the bubble at Lake Buena Vista, Fla. “They play together. They’ve been together for a whil...
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CRIMEAPPLE – “Reclinin’ On Leather” Prod. By Sadhugold (Video)

New Jersey MC Crimeapple kicks off Manteca Season with some dope visuals for his newest single “Reclinin’ On Leather” produced by Sadhugold. Although his newest project “If I Don’t See You In Paradise” isn’t on streaming services yet, you can cop the limited digipack CD on CRIMEAPPLE.COMThe post CRIMEAPPLE - "Reclinin' On Leather" Prod. By Sadhugold (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Videos, New Jersey, Jazz, Don, Crimeapple, Sadhugold, Manteca Season

Jah-Monte Ogbon – “In West Hollywood Going Crazy With Yungmorpheus” (Video)

The “Best Rapper In Charlotte,” Jah-Monte Ogbon just dropped visuals for his newest single “In West Hollywood Going Crazy With Yungmorpheus” For more dope content hit that subscribe button on his YouTube channel.The post Jah-Monte Ogbon - "In West Hollywood Going Crazy With Yungmorpheus" (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Rasheed Chappell – “Foreign Cars” Ft. UFO Fev & Freeway

  “Foreign Cars” is the newest single from Rasheed Chappell with features from UFO Fev and Freeway. Produced by Reckonize Real and Deff Cutz. Now streaming on all platforms.The post Rasheed Chappell - "Foreign Cars" Ft. UFO Fev & Freeway first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Gunna & Lil Baby Go Full ‘Bird Box’ for “Blindfold” Video

No Sandra Bullock or Lil Rel appearances, however.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Sandra Bullock, Gunna, Lil Baby

How The Classical Music System Conspires Against Minority Participation

White people and some ethnic groups follow a progression of youth orchestras and schools of the arts and then are often paired with principal musicians in local professional orchestras. Meanwhile, young Black musicians inevitably draw attention to their raw talent but can’t afford the coaching and mentoring to help develop technical expertise and to help direct the way through the audition maze. Having little or no experience in a youth orchestra, they arrive in college music departments with, ...
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John Jeffrey – “Leaving Franklin”

John Jeffrey, the drummer for space-rockers Moon Duo -- whose most recent album Stars Are The Light was named an Album Of The Week last year -- has announced his debut solo album, Passage, made up of four expansive and improvisational instrumentals that he recorded with engineer Colin Stewart at the British Columbia-based … More »
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iZotope’s new RX8 repair tool cleans up your noisy audio with AI

RX8, the latest release from the audio experts at iZotope, today launched with a bevvy of new features and an an updated interface. As you can guess from the sub-heading, I’m most excited about the all-new guitar de-noiser. As a beginning player my picking and fretting techniques are atrocious. But a little studio magic goes a long way and, thanks to RX8, I don’t have to spend hours editing out unwanted instrument and pick noises if I want to record a few licks for a track. But that’s not the on...
Tags: Startups, Music, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Creativity, Neural, Plugged

The Ultimate Travel Songs Playlist to Inspire Wanderlust

The Ulitmate Travel Song Play List is growing and you still have time to add your favorite song that inspires travel, a song that is about a destination or just makes you want to hop in your car and hit the road.On August 9th, we are holding a draw for all the people that entered our Ultimate Travel Song Contest and giving away a $25 Itunes Gift Certificate. We have had such an awesome response that we have decided to add a second part to the contest after our August 9th Draw. We are giving away...
Tags: Travel, Music, Travel Songs

Teyana Taylor Honors Black Lives Wrongfully Slain In Her ‘Still’ Video

From Rodney King to Trayvon Martin to Breonna Taylor.
Tags: Videos, Trayvon Martin, Jazz, Teyana Taylor, Rodney King, Teyana Taylor Honors Black Lives

How the pandemic and protests led to the creation of super group Fear No Empire

After the coronavirus canceled the touring plans of Southern California bands Zebrahead, Death By Stereo and The Adolescents, the players in these bands found themselves quarantined at home with idle hands. It didn’t take long for Zebrahead vocalist Ali Tabatabaee to turn his frustrations into song lyrics. “We had been on tour with Sum 41 in Europe and we came home and the pandemic hit and then George Floyd was killed,” Tabatabaee said during a recent phone chat. He called up Zebrahead bassist B...
Tags: Europe, Music, Sport, Iran, Things To Do, Soccer, Southern California, San Pedro, Concerts, Los Lobos, Rage Against The Machine, UC Irvine, Fortunate Youth, Dan Palmer, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR

OutcastGawd Lord EL – “Im Me” b/w “Back Grimy” Prod. By Stu Bangas (Video)

St. Louis born, Texas raised, OutcastGawd Lord El connects with well known producer Stu Bangas for this double video, “Im Me” b/w “Back Grimy”, off Gawd’s new project, “Angel in a Demon Suit”.The post OutcastGawd Lord EL - "Im Me" b/w "Back Grimy" Prod. By Stu Bangas (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Videos, Texas, Jazz, St Louis, STU BANGAS, OutcastGawd Lord EL, Stu Bangas Video

Big Sean’s Detroit 2 Features Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, Eminem, & More

Big Sean is releasing a new album, Detroit 2, at the end of the week, his first full-length since his pair of 2017 releases I Decided and Double Or Nothing (which he made with Metro Boomin). Last week, he shared "Deep Reverence" from it, which featured the late Nipsey … More »
Tags: Music, News, Stevie Wonder, Eminem, Erykah Badu, Jhene Aiko, Ty Dolla Sign, Lil Wayne, Payroll, Detroit, Diddy, Big Sean, Nipsey Hussle, Hit-boy, Young Thug, Travis Scott

Joyner Lucas Duets With Ashanti On “Fall Slowly” Single

Joyner's 'Evolution' project arrives Sept. 18.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Songs, Ashanti, Joyner, Joyner Lucas

We’ve Got A File On You: Corey Taylor

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc. More »
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Premature Evaluation: Bill Callahan Gold Record

The quick follow-up LP is always a sketchy proposition. It happens all the time: An artist puts a lot of effort into a statement album, piling up more songs than they can use. Upon completion, their creative juices are flowing, so they decide to keep going. A second batch of songs arrives quickly, assembled from … More »
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Sun June – “Singing”

The Austin-based band Sun June released their debut album, Years, back in 2018. It's filled with lilting and dreamy and wonderfully considered rock songs, and today they've announced their signed to Run For Cover and have shared a new single called "Singing," a lovely and calm-sounding track that has a gnaw of disappointment. More »
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AP YCM – “Chrysalis” (Album Review)

AP YCM is an established independent titan from Buffalo, New York. Since 2019, he has become increasingly popular due to the success of projects like “M365” and “Sorry Ass Love Songs”. Recently, he has just released his third album, “Chrysalis”, on all streaming services. Describing the project as a record that focuses on artistic and intellectual progression, will YCM be able to create a mind-boggling masterpiece? Blending raw emotion with an array of styles, AP YCM is able to make an ever-...
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Krizz Kaliko – “Foolish” Ft. Rittz (Video)

Krizz Kaliko reunites with Rittz for “Foolish” off his upcoming 7th album Legend dropping September 18 under Strange Music.The post Krizz Kaliko – “Foolish” Ft. Rittz (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Rittz, Krizz Kaliko

John McNally's Playlist for His Story Collection "The Fear of Everything"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Roxane Gay, and many others. John McNally's story collection The Fear of Everything is poignant, absurd, funny, and sad, often at the same time. Pete Fromm wrote of the book: "Like the magician in the first story of The Fear ...
Tags: Music, Florida, Hbo, Texas, Colorado, Chicago, David, Nashville, John, Lafayette, Jackson, Santa, Janis Joplin, Tom Jones, Michael, Pittsburgh

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