Posted on 07/29/2012 by kriegs in
All Good Music Festival moved to Legends Valley in Thornville, OH for 2012. The location was great being from the midwest with easy access to get to and from the venue. As usual, All Good had side by side stages so music isn’t conflicting and you can catch more music. After a a few hours [...]
Posted on 05/01/2012 by DJ Meph in
DJ LaJedi is a very interesting person who I personally have a lot of respect for. Her DJ moniker, LaJedi, (pronounced “la heady”) was a name that was given to her by native guides and travel companions when she backpacked through Mexico, near the seas, pyramids and pueblas. It is the Mexican translation of Jedi. [...]
Posted on 03/20/2012 by DJ Meph in
Passalacqua: Mister (@thenameismister) and Blaksmith (@theblaksmith) are at it again with a new tune that will make you dance… and think. Doc Waffles joins them on the track, with a beat produced by High Funktose Corn Syrup.
Posted on 03/16/2012 by DJ Meph in
As a derby girl, hip hop DJ, model and actress, Kyle “Skeez” Kentala (@djskeez313) has represented Detroit and its underground culture in almost every form of media available. This week, she represented Detroit in Austin, Texas for the SXSW Music Conference. Prior to her performance, she released her first Mixtape, The Beatdown Vol. 1 which [...]
Posted on 02/16/2012 by kriegs in
Paxahau released the first round of its Movement 2012 lineup this week with the surprisingly controversial announcement that Public Enemy will be headlining the event. The decision seems to have created a rift in Detroit’s electronic music community, with those opposed to it wondering why “gangster rap” was chosen as the headliner for an electronic [...]
Posted on 11/10/2011 by DJ Meph in
I recently met up with Passalacqua at The Renaissance Center to discuss their new album and the influences that went into it. Their new album Zebahazy Summer is available to listen for free or you can download for $5 at http://tomandbootsy.com/. Also, make sure to check them out tonight at The Old Miami for the [...]
Posted on 10/31/2011 by DJ Meph in
Eight freestyle rappers from the Detroit metro area competed in an invitational freestyle battle called Red Bull EmSee at St. Andrews Hall. The winner of the event, Hostyle, (@Hostylewoofpac) will advance to the National Championship in Atlanta, Georgia later this year. “Right now, I feel amazing, I feel like I’m on top of the world. [...]
Posted on 07/14/2011 by DJ Meph in
DJ Meph met up with Doc Waffles (@doc_waffles) at Telway for burgers and an interview, a day after the release of his new EP, Seizure Suit Farms.
Posted on 07/12/2011 by DJ Meph in
It has been five years since Detroit antiquarian bookslinger and hip hop emcee, Doc Waffles (@doc_waffles) released his last record, titled Golf View Drive. His new album titled Seizure Suit Farms features beats from Eddie Logix (@eddielogix) and Sheefy McFly, (@sheefymcfly) a collaboration with SelfSays, (@selfischarles) and includes esoteric references to Jurassic Park, 19th Century [...]
Posted on 07/12/2011 by DJ Meph in
Midcoast Most, (@MidCoastMost) a hip hop trio made of local emcees J Walker, Nonsense and Eddie Logix released their new album The Coast is Clear last month and kicked it off with an album release party in The Pike Room at The Crofoot. The show was hosted by Ren Cen CoolBeanz (@RenCenCoolBeanz) and featured Mobile [...]
Posted on 06/07/2011 by DJ Meph in
Selfsays (@selfischarles) returns as Chester Puffington in another installment of The Elephant in the Room. Check out Midcoast Most (@MidCoastMost) show this Saturday in the Pike Room at The Crofoot.
Posted on 06/06/2011 by DJ Meph in
Black Milk’s (@black_milk) last album, titled Album of the Year was a huge success. The video for Deadly Medley featuring Royce Da 5’9″ and Elzhi went viral instantly and now has 500,000 views, less than a year later. The epic album release party at St. Andrews Hall featuring the Will Sessions band also marked the [...]
Posted on 06/03/2011 by DJ Meph in
Blue Collar Gentlemen is a Midwest hip hop showcase of local and out-of-town artists. This event takes place on the first Friday of every month and is organized by United States of Mind. Be sure to check out the next event on Friday, June 3 2011 at The Old Miami .
Posted on 05/27/2011 by DJ Meph in
The boys from MidCoast Most (@MidCoastMost) have a new album to share, which they will be releasing at the Pike Room on June 11. SelfSays (@selfischarles) stars as Chester Puffington in this hilarious mock interview.
Posted on 05/18/2011 by DJ Meph in
Progress Report’s successful album release and kickstarter project has led to great things for this dynamic hip hop twosome. They recently released their second music video, featuring D. Allie’s lovely and talented sister, Mayaeni. The album is available in both digital and physical formats on their bandcamp site.