Ethemadassassin – “Bear Handz 4: Dark Side of the Mountain” (Album Review)

ETheMadAssassin is an MC from Greensboro, North Carolina who’s been on the rise in the underground for about a couple years now. He just dropped the 3rd installment of his Bear Handz series at the beginning of last year but after doing a couple of features since then, E’s returning with a 4th installment produced entirely by Twelvebit. After the “Jungle” intro, the first song “Discipline” finds E talking about how he came up differently than others over a nightly instrumental while the track...
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Noa James – “Lovemonster, Pt. 2”

SoCal based underground Hip Hop veteran Noa James releases his powerful new single titled “Lovemonster, Pt. 2“, the first single off his next album “Dirty Gospel” dropping later this month.  All produced by Cas1 and Mixed/Mastered By JMKM.  The post Noa James - "Lovemonster, Pt. 2" first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Donald Trump Called American Soldiers Who Died During World War I “Losers” and “Suckers” (Report)

President Donald Trump described American soldiers who died on French soil during a crucial World War I battle as “losers” and “suckers,” according to an exclusive report published by The Atlantic on Thursday (Sep. 3). The president reportedly made the disrespectful remarks ahead of a planned November 2018 visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Paris, France. The trip, which was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, was ultimately canceled after Trump said “the h...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Navy, White House, Atlantic, Paris, World War I, Marine Corps, Jazz, Secret Service, John Mccain, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Trump, Paris France

Q&A With New York’s Realio Sparkzwell, Talks New Album “Bloody Luciano”

We had to opportunity to catch up with New York based rapper Realio Sparkzwell campaigning his new album, “Bloody Luciano“. Read our interview below. Much respect Realio Sparkzwell for the consistent body of work you’ve been putting out for the past couple years. Before getting into the new album, for the readers who don’t know, how long have you been making music? Short answer, I been making music since I was like nine/ten years old making breakbeats by making pause tapes and then recording in...
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Anarchy Records Presents: Suns of Anarchy “Sicktape Vol 1” Hosted By Chez Rocka (Album)

Check out this dope compilation put out by Anarchy Records, Suns of Anarchy “Sicktape Vol 1”, hosted by Chez Rocka featuring Skanks the Rap Martyr, Ruste Juxx, Wildelux, Stahhr, Bankai Fam & more. 17-tracks of pure underground heat! Suns of Anarchy : Sick Tape Vol. 1 by Suns of Anarchy The post Anarchy Records Presents: Suns of Anarchy "Sicktape Vol 1" Hosted By Chez Rocka (Album) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Suns, Suns of Anarchy, Anarchy Records Suns of Anarchy Sicktape Vol, Chez Rocka, Chez Rocka Album

Lakers Versus Rockets in 2020 Western Conference Semifinals

We finally have the last half of the Western Conference semifinals. The Houston Rockets edged the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 to advance to play the Lakers. In the other Western Conference semifinal, we have the Los Angeles Clippers battling the Denver Nuggets. As we all know, the Lakers beat the Blazers in 5 after dropping the first game. The Lakers are one of the favorites to win the NBA championship this season. Houston will hope they can run around the Lakers with small ball. For the R...
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4 Ways to Boost Both the Performance and Image of Your Car

Some car upgrades are simply cosmetic, helping your car to look good but not affecting the performance. Other upgrades might improve the performance in ways that aren’t visible. If you want to get the best of both worlds, you can make changes to your car that both improve the performance and make your car look sleek. With the right changes, you can give your car a cool image while making it more pleasant to drive or making it more powerful. There are some great upgrades that you can choose to ac...
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Take a deep dive into how culturally and musically strange "The Girl From Ipanema" is

Adam Neely's remarkable analysis of one of the world's most-recognizable and most-recorded songs of all time outlines the confluence of events that led to its creation. He also explains why its strange music structure has become the stuff of legend. Strap in for 30 minutes on "The Girl From Ipanema." Here's a nice 1964 performance with legends Astrud Gilberto, Stan Getz, and Gary Burton (?) deomnstating some impressive vibraphone skills! Image: YouTube / Adam Neely
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Maintain Your Motor: Top Tips To Keep Your Car Running

Car technology has come on in leaps and bounds in the past few years. Who would have thought that we would be driving electric cars, or hybrid cars, or have cars that can do pretty much everything themselves? However, whether you are driving a car that resembles something from an 80’s movie scene or something with every modern gadget going, you still need to think about the basic maintenance so that your car keeps running. Even if you don’t know a lot about Automotive Stuff, you may be able to d...
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3 Ways on How Incorporating Designer in the Everyday Outfit

When people first buy designer gear, they think that it will stand out if they try to wear it with other more affordable pieces or that it can only be worn on formal occasions. This is not the case, and you should be able to find plenty of ways to incorporate that new designer piece into your outfit. Here are some of the ways you can do so.   Choose Realistic Pieces Most people think of crazy haute couture pieces or designer gowns when they think of designer clothes. It is certainly true tha...
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Badge Époque Ensemble – “Sing A Silent Gospel” (Feat. Meg Remy & Dorothea Paas)

Badge Époque Ensemble is an adventurous outfit out of Toronto led by Maximilian Turnbull, who used to record for DFA under the name Slim Twig. The band -- which also features lots of musicians linked with U.S. Girls and Andy Shauf -- is preparing to release its second album, Self Help, a set … More »
Tags: Music, Toronto, DFA, U.S. Girls, Meg Remy, Andy Shauf, Dorothea Paas, Slim Twig, Badge Époque Ensemble, Maximilian Turnbull

Drive-In Dance series will bring back live LA Dance Project performances

The L.A. Dance Project announced it would carry on with its 2020-2021 season by presenting its shows via a Drive-In Dance series. The shows will also be live-streamed. The series features two different shows including “Solo at Dusk,” which is choreographed by Bobbi Jean Smith and Or Schraiber, and “The Betweens,” choreographed by Jermaine Spivey and Spenser Theberge. Performances will take place in the area surrounding the LADP studio at 2245 East Washington Blvd. in Los Angeles. “I strongly bel...
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Visionaries – “Put It Together” (Video)

This quarantine is not holding back the Visionaries from getting on a Zoom call and dropping a new video for the fans who miss them as a cohesive unit. Great to see these Los Angeles Hip Hop legends back in action with their new song, “Put It Together”.The post Visionaries - "Put It Together" (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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ethemadassassin – “10” Prod. By Twelvebit (Video)

“10” is the 3rd single and video off ethemadassassin’s new project, “Bear Handz 4: Dark Side Of The Mountain.” The hazy, smoked out production from Swedish beatsmith Twelvebit, is the perfect backdrop as E takes listeners on a cryptic but self-reflective journey within his life on the dark side of the streets and shows how a true soldier always stands “10” toes down.The post ethemadassassin - "10" Prod. By Twelvebit (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Peace Adzo Medie's Playlist for Her Novel "His Only Wife"

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. Peace Adzo Medie’s novel His Only Wife is a smart, poignant, and engaging debut. The New York Times wrote of the book: "Peace Adzo Medie’s mesmerizing debut novel lives up to both the power of its...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Africa, Adele, David, New York Times, Liberia, University of Bristol, Houston, Whitney Houston, Evelyn, University of Pittsburgh, Monica, Johnny, Muna, Oxford University Press

How a musician locks onto a rhythm, according to science

When a person locks onto a beat, it's because their brain rhythms have become aligned with it.Listening and physically performing are brain functions not directly related to rhythm synchronization.The study tracked EEG brain activity during listening, playing along, and recreating rhythms. For as long as anyone remembers, parents have rocked their babies to sleep. The simple, regular rhythm soothes and relaxes a wee one, and research has shown that the same thing can even help adults sleep and ...
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Brothas Keeper – “One” (Video)

This dynamic group with 2 MC’s and one producer brings you back to the essence of raw Hip-Hop. With TNV & Rocdwell controlling the Mic flow and King Cameelio on the beats its a perfect match.  Watch the official video for, “One”, by Brothas Keeper from their new album, “Keeper of My Brotha“.The post Brothas Keeper - "One" (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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A. G. Cook – “Xxoplex”

Only a month after his massive 49-track septuple album 7G, producer and PC Music head honcho A. G. Cook is already getting ready to follow it up with a new, slightly more bite-sized LP called Apple. “Apple is my own take on Personal Computer Music,” Cook explains in a statement. “I've always been … More »
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Shorties (Eula Biss on Her New Book, The Best Covers of Leonard Cohen Songs, and more)

Eula Biss discussed her new book Having and Being Had with The Cut. Cover Me shared the best covers of Leonard Cohen songs. September's best eBook deals. eBooks on sale for $1.99 today: The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright The Man in the Wooden Hat by Jane Gardam The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson West with the Night by Beryl Markham eBook on sale for $1.99 today: She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey Paste previewed September's best alb...
Tags: Music, David, New York Times, Oklahoma, Lawrence Wright, Leonard Cohen, Paul Theroux, Elena Ferrante, Hari Kunzru, Ma, Owen Pallett, Angel Olsen, Eula Biss, Beryl Markham, Great Railway Bazaar, McEntire

Stream Zulu’s Raw, Passionate Hardcore EP My People… Hold On

Zulu is a one-man project from Anaiah Lei, drummer of the LA rock duo the Bots and the Orange County hardcore band DARE. On his own, as Zulu, Lei makes frantic, intense, punishing hardcore, and he does it from a raw and vital perspective. Lei has said that he wants Zulu to be … More »
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"Good Music to Avert the Collapse of American Democracy"

My friends in the music industry have produced a fantastic compilation of previously unreleased recordings by the likes of REM, Matt Berninger, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Phoebe Bridgers, Death Cab for Cutie, and many other artists as a fundraiser for Fair Fight, an organization dedicated to voting rights. Aptly titled "Good Music to Avert the Collapse of American Democracy," this killer compilation will be on sale at Bandcamp tomorrow only. Get some. From GoodMusic2020: 100% of the net pro...
Tags: Post, Music, Voting, News, Shepard Fairey, Election, American Democracy, Bandcamp, NoAds, Collapse of American Democracy

ANOHNI – “R.N.C. 2020″

ANOHNI is no stranger to direct political statements. Her 2016 album Hopelessness included songs like "Obama" and "Drone Bomb Me," intense offerings that eschewed subtlety in favor of high drama and no-holds-barred urgency. More »
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We Regret To Inform You That Biffy Clyro Covered “WAP”

About a month ago, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion released the forcefully raunchy song "WAP." It was an immediate smash, which is good, since it's great. But one predictable side effect of the "WAP" explosion is that we will now face an onslaught of ironic "WAP" covers. The first version … More »
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Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler Joseph Apologizes For Social Justice Tweets

Twenty One Pilots' Tyler Joseph has issued an apology after facing criticism for seemingly joking about fans asking him to use his platform to speak out about Black Lives Matter and other social justice issues. "you guys keep asking me to use my platforms. feels good to dust these bad boys off," Joseph initially tweeted … More »
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eLZhi – “JASON” (Prod. By JR Swiftz)

Detroit icon eLZhi returns with the JR Swiftz-produced “JASON” off his upcoming 3rd album Seven Times Down Eight Times Up dropping on September 25. The post eLZhi – “JASON” (Prod. By JR Swiftz) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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