LIRAH Teams Up with Ex Battalion for a New Surprise Track

The newest OPM hip-hop muse and prodigy LIRAH is set to release a surprise track with hip-hop group Ex Battalion for a collab to end all collabs. In case you are not familiar with her yet, LIRAH is a talented artist who has been hustling in the music industry since she was 13 years old. Joining and […]

HOTTEST EVENTS: Russ is coming to Manila!

We know you wouldn’t want to miss Russ’ concert in Manila. That’s why we’ve got all the details you need right here! Late in March, Russ had us all excited with a Tweet saying he’d be visiting the Philippines in the summer! Philippines imma see you in the summer too 👀👀👀 🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭 — Russ (@russdiemon) […]

Bone Thugs -N- Harmony to return to Manila this September

Ready for a trip down memory lane? Let Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-n-Bone take you right there as the group also known as the American legends — Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is to return to Manila this coming September 5 for a concert tour at the Mall of Asia Arena.   The group […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Calix’s “IKUGAN” Will Punch You In The Gut With Its Activism

After Calix’s hard-hitting sophomore album entitled “The Lesser Of Your Greater Friends“ that shouts with rage over injustices and social issues—he’s now back with the same fire in his eyes and in his fist with his first mini-album “IKUGAN”.   This 7-track album from Calix starts out like any of his past albums—grimy, with raw lyrics […]

The Rise of Ex-Battalion, Shanti Dope and the Evolution of Pinoy Hiphop

You can literally hear their songs everywhere, from Ex-Battallion’s Hayaan Mo na Sila” to Shanti Dope’s “Nadarang” from your local tricycle and jeepney terminals, wet-markets and other well-populated areas. They surely took the radio by storm. And when I say by storm, I mean BY STORM. Why Does It Work? Some say, it’s corny, repetitive, […]

Can Hip-Hop Heal Neurological Disorders?

We all know that music can heal, but neurological disorders? Short answer: possibly.   The Flow State   According to the Daily Mail, Cambridge University researchers have taken a closer look into the brain of rappers and found that their brains enter a rare “flow state.” This “flow state” occurs when a rapper freestyles (Logic?!) […]

Why You Need to Watch Marie Jamora’s ‘Flip The Record’

Since its limited release in April, Marie Jamora and her crew have been jumping from state to state, country to country for their short film “Flip The Record.” Many draw comparisons to the Netflix original “The Get Down” but we’re here to tell you that “Flip The Record” is in a league of its own. […]

A Tribe Called Quest Performs Last Ever Show at Bestival

Last weekend’s Bestival in Dorset, England, officially marked A Tribe Called Quest’s (ATCQ) last ever show. Weep with me for a second here, please.   Can I Kick It? Yes You Can.   Formed in 1985 by MC/producers Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and Jarobi White, A Tribe Called Quest sprung as a pioneer […]

Martin Shkreli Doesn’t Deserve the Wu-Tang Album

UPDATE: Shkreli decided to sell the album with the current eBay bid at around $100,000. He says he’ll donate of the money to medical research and that he hopes “someone with a bigger heart for music can be found for this one-of-a-kind piece and makes it available for the world to hear.”   Martin Shkreli a.k.a […]