Tag: hip hop
A lot of people don’t know this, but before I went to law school, I worked at a small boutique entertainment law firm in Santa Monica, CA. One of our clients was the production company that had signed Slum Village as an artist. One of the first albums I got my entertainment law hands dirty with was “Fantastic, Vol. 2”. I took great pride while working on … Read More In Memoriam | J Dilla | 1974-2006 | “We reminisce over you”
My client Phaze just released his newest mix-tape titled “From Me To You”. Click through on the following link and click the photo on the webpage to automatically download it to your computer: http://officialphazemusic.com. We’ve been hustling since last year trying to make some good music and getting it out there to the masses. You may remember me pushing the song “Kosher” hard last … Read More “From Me To You”: PHAZE
Back when I was a young tyke, I was heavily influenced by jazz infused hip-hop. Tracks by A Tribe Called Quest, Guru and De La Soul were getting heavy spins on the radio, but I was more drawn in to the underground sounds of the Los Angeles based hip hop group (being an Angeleno) Freestyle Fellowship. Their album “Innercity Griots” is, by my standards, … Read More Jose James’ “Park Bench People” (Live)- A Cover of a Freestyle Fellowship Classic
This is one of my favorite DJ Quik singles. Quik can write and spit lyrics with the best of them. He’s also a bad-ass producer. Here are the lyrics to my favorite verse of DJ Quik’s “You’z A Ganxta”: See some don’t realize the power of lyrics ’cause when you rap about death you talkin’ to spirits You see you can say the things … Read More Happy Bday, DJ Quik!
I walked into the bathroom, and some dude with glazed eyes immediately asked me if I wanted mollies on paper. I was about to refuse the offer, but before I could answer, my attention turned to the bathroom stall where someone was purging themselves. I didn’t have to answer, as the dude offering, just left the bathroom. Dubstep shows… Is this how they usually … Read More Dubstep: This Generation’s Disco?