Posts tagged "Music"

THROWBACK: Oddisee on the Importance of Routines, Gentrification, and More

Being a writer in the age of the internet isn't easy—especially if you write about hip-hop. Many times you're forced to write about artists or topics you just don't connect with for a check. Other times, the pieces you love and dedicated alot of time and research to sit in the drafts just waiting to see the light of day. With the shutdown of sites like DNAinfo and Gothamist, it...

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Crate Digging: Searching New York’s Best Record Stores

*Photography by Jeff Stashbox & Jourdan Ash* Samples are my favorite part of music. When I listen to a song, I listen to the beat first. I replay a track probably three times before I even listen to the lyrics. I am obsessed with who sampled what and from whom. So when I got a record player as a graduation gift, I knew it was time to add to my budding record collection! The...

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FESTIVAL SZN: Atlanta’s ONE Music Fest Lineup is a Music Lover’s Dream

Just when you thought festival season was wrapping up, the lineup for ONE Music Fest released! The lineup for the Atlanta festival includes Lauryn Hill and The Roots as headliners. Artists such as Big K.R.I.T., Janelle Monae, SZA, 8 Ball & MJG, Raury and much more are also set to perform. Just going through the lineup has me ready to book my flight to the ATL!   Though the festival will host...

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