Category Archives: Industry

Exclusive Interview: Rasheed Chappell

Rasheed Chappell is back with his first new album in seven years; First Brick. We talked to him about the new project, working with Kenny Dope, and how it feels to be in the studio with some of the greatest … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview: Fullee Love (Soup of Jurassic 5)

Best known as a member of legendary hip-hop group Jurassic 5, Soup (who also goes by the name Zaakir) has returned with a new album recorded under the name Fullee Love. We recently spoke to him about Free, White & 21, positivity in music, and … Continue reading

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Playlist: The Best MC’s Ever: The Other Guys – Part 2

Zilla Rocca continues his playlist of the greatest emcees you won’t find on your average list, suggested by his Twitter followers. Check Part 2 and Zilla Rocca’s intro notes below. If you missed Part 1, catch up here. The Best … Continue reading

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Interview: Uncommon Nasa

Uncommon Nasa has just published his first collection of poetry and short stories; Withering. We recently spoke to the multi-talented artist about the new book, the music that gave him the confidence to write it, and more. In the preface … Continue reading

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Exclusive Premiere: Vanderslice – ‘Bone Museum’ feat. Vic Spencer + Interview

Today we’re premiering new music by Vanderslice, from the upcoming project, The Best Album Money Can Buy. Following on from the recent North American Money with Slug and Evidence, Bone Museum features brutal verses from the always-great Vic Spencer, over … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview: O.C.

Omar ‘O.C.’ Credle needs little introduction, having built an incredible catalog of music since the early 90s, both as a solo artist and as part of the mighty Diggin’ In The Crates crew. Gingerslim recently sat down with him for … Continue reading

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From the Hip-Hop Radio Archive: Raw Deal, June 27, 1991

Welcome to the first edition of a new, occasional series of articles looking at classic rap radio shows from the excellent Hip-Hop Radio Archive. Show: Raw Deal | Date: June 27, 1991 | Station: WPRB (103.3 FM) Princeton, NJ, USA (Princeton … Continue reading

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Interview: Blu

Blu is constantly releasing new music, but 2018 has been a particularly busy time for the prolific LA emcee and producer. Fresh off the release of Godz in the Spirit, Titans in the Flesh, with Nottz, and The Blueprint with Shafiq Husayn; … Continue reading

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Interview: Nolan The Ninja

Detroit producer/MC Nolan the Ninja speaks to us about the influence of old school legends – Redman, Tribe and JAY-Z – on his distinctive style, how Knxledge inspires him and the way his hometown continues to shape his drive. Words … Continue reading

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Interview: DJ Skizz

DJ Skizz has built a solid catalog of production credits over the last few years, dropping high-profile remixes, solo albums and collaboration projects with the most respected emcees in the game. We recently spoke to the beatmaker about some of … Continue reading

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