Category Archives: Industry

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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Interview: Juggaknots

Few other groups epitomized the sound of the mid-late 90s underground Hip-Hop golden age better than the Juggaknots. Originally consisting of brothers Breeze Brewin and Buddy Slim (now aka Kev Fevr), they released the classic Clear Blue Skies in 1996, … Continue reading

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Premiere: Realio Sparkzwell – ‘The Main Ingredient’ + Interview

Today we premiere the new EP from Realio Sparkzwell. Listen below, then keep scrolling for an interview with the man himself.   The new EP is a tribute to, and uses samples from, the group The Main Ingredient. What is it … Continue reading

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Interview: Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic + Album Stream

Long-time collaborators Damu The Fudgemunk and Raw Poetic talk to us about their new album, The Reflecting Sea: Welcome to a New Philosophy, which includes the Master Plan single we premiered last week. They also discuss Redefinition Records, Panacea and more. Read … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Diamond

New York native Matt Diamond is a busy man, running an influential music marketing company and a label, Coalmine Records. We talked to him about Coalmine’s latest project, Beats, Mines and Life: An Instrumental Journey, the history and ethos behind … Continue reading

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