Lady Sovereign breaks down during a performance. When Def Jam CEO Jay-Z signed a stable of new artists it showed promise that finally Hip-Hop’s Mecca would no longer thrive on the fumes of past glory. After the whole Nas and Roots fiasco I thought Jay-Z was making amends. Shit!, the most promising release to come […]
Ok, I will admit, I was a little excited when I saw that Discobelle (a mostly fabulous music blog), had posted some new tracks from Uffie. Afterall, â€œPop the Glockâ€ was kinda catchy in that talentless, uber -trendy, whitegirl rapping over cool beats sort of way. Though Iâ€™m no coroner, after listening to the two […]
Photo:Blac Ren DJ Empress has been holding it down in the Drum and Bass Scene since the age of 17. In addition to being an accomplished DJ she’s been doing her thing in the production game. Her song Brooklyn Baby was featured in The HBO film Life Support Starring Oscar Nominee Queen Latifah.Check out one […]
Without mentioning the extensive list of highly popular and highly untalented songstresses these days, there is one current singer who is deserving of real praise: Leslie Feist. With the quiet self-assurance and raw vocal talent of Lucinda Williams, Chrissie Hynde, Aimee Mann and Nathalie Merchant, Feist makes her own unique musical contribution. After purchasing her […]
Touring like mad, relative newcomers “Thunderheist” have burst into the ears of those in the know. Hailing from Canada and Comprised of MC Isis and DJ Grahm”Zilla”, their sound conjures images of a cocksure yet playful MC Lyte in a spaceship (fueled by Grahm’s infectious eletronic beats) heading to other planets. Their name is a […]
The is the first Podcast of Blacrenderings, so we’re going to start off with a chilled out mix from Rontronik. Click pic for download
Well folks it’s official, there’s a split within the Dipset Camp. Apparently Jim Jones is going on record as having beef with Cam and Claims he hasn’t spoken with him in a year. You know Curtissssss is going to have something to say about all this. Miss Info’s got the rest of the scoop.
Hearing the name Groove Armada brings back memories of LA in 2000.Big Beat or whatever it was called back then populated the Airwaves.The Armada is back, by popular demand i’m not sure but check out this video.
Photo:Huy DoanContributors:Blac Ren, Miss ASHThis Ghetto Songtress MC from Chi-town has been quite popular lately and being featured in URB’s “The Next 100” only helps matters. She keeps a busy schedule slinging baby clothes by day and slaying the MIC at night. Self-dubbed “high-yella” because her bi-racial parentage, the “Kid Sister” of Flosstradamus”isn’t just following […]
The ED BANGER Crew steps it up again with another music video, this one is Justice’s D.A.N.C.E.Kanye they might stick it to you again. (Shout out to Ash for finding this one) JUSTICE – D.A.N.C.E.Uploaded by edbangerrecords
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