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Where Are They Now: Tower of Power

Where Are They Now: Tower of Power

If it came down to deciding who were some of the greatest R&B, soul, and funk bands of all time , at the “TOP” is where you would find the Tower of Power –formerly known as The Motowns. They have been performing since 1968 and hailed straight out of Oakland, California. What sets them apart […]

Big K.R.I.T. Live at The Middle East

Big K.R.I.T. Live at The Middle East

Leedz Edutainment has done it once again and brought another major hip hop act to Boston. The XXL Freshman Live 2013 Tour featuring Big K.R.I.T and Action Bronson came through the Bean. The talented Big K.R.I.T, who is known for receiving love from the Underground, got exactly that at The Middle East. The venue was […]

WERS at Night: Juneteenth Playlist

WERS at Night: Juneteenth Playlist

On June 19th, 1865, General Gordon Granger and 200 Union troops arrived in Galveston Texas to take control of the state and enforce the emancipation proclamation. Granger made an announcement that slavery had been abolished. This was seen as the actual end to slavery. Since then, Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the announcement to slaves […]

Alice Smith Live In Studio

Alice Smith Live In Studio

Alice Smith is a thirty-five year old modern soul musician from Washington, D.C. Although she always considered herself a singer, she first began seriously looking into a career in music while studying at Fordham University in New York and singing background for a couple of bands in the city. Smith was signed to BBE Records […]

Riddim Watch: Tin Mackerel Riddim

Riddim Watch: Tin Mackerel Riddim

The London label Maximum Sound (Bwoy Killers) reveals his latest series very energetic dancehall with this promo mix led by Major Mackerel. The Tin Mackerel riddim is pulsating hot. The line up the sweet voice found Tony Curtis, Burro Banton Cecile and used in the home Maximum Sound and two new combinations with Konshens & […]

Riddim Watch: Shango Riddim

Riddim Watch: Shango Riddim

Shango riddim starts off with a police siren and it’s completely appropriate. This riddim should be arrested for being so good. Through out the riddim there is a melodious beat. Anthony Que starts off the riddim right with “Words of Wisdom”. Lutan Fyah then pleads in “Boost No War”. The rest of riddim is just […]

Reem Performs Live In Studio

Reem Performs Live In Studio

Boston’s up-and-coming rapper Kareem Sully, aka Reem, is a nineteen year old well on his way to fame. He has a vision much wiser than his age would suggest, artfully mixing samples of Tupac with his own style and unbelievable versatility on his first mixtape, HYPE!, released February last year. In an interview with popular […]

Macklemore on Saturday Night Live

Macklemore on Saturday Night Live

In the past year, Seattle rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis have blown up to superstar status in hip-hop. The two released their debut album The Heist in October of 2012 and after only a few hours it reached number 1 on iTunes. The whole album was independently produced, supported, and marketed by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis making […]

Taylor Swift Is Taking Over

Taylor Swift Is Taking Over

Taylor Swift has swept America off their feet with her spunky lyrics, age-appropriate style, and seemingly good humor. Like all profitable pop stars, this twenty-three year old young woman has four albums to her name, a perfume, seven Grammy Awards, and the notorious track record of boyfriends. If you type in Google, “Taylor Swift and…” there will […]

“Let The Blunt Go” by Chris Brown

“Let The Blunt Go” by Chris Brown

New song from Chris Brown, “Let The Blunt Go” rose to number one on hotnewhiphop.com reaching 76,180 Views on the website the first week. It is totally different from his style when he first debuted as a young 16-year-old boy hitting the music industry hard. Brown was the first male artist to climb to the top of the […]

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