September 21, 2012

Nas and Lauryn Hill Announce Joint Tour, Lauryn Hill to Release New Single

“True” hip-hop has been missing from the radio for a long time now.  It’s not that there aren’t artists out there producing genuine rap music with a message, it’s just that radio stations and television aren’t being paid to put it out there.  They’re being paid to play what sells, and sell to you they will.

Nas expressed this emotion in one of his later rap albums titled “Hip Hop Is Dead”, and Lauryn Hill hasn’t been heard from in a very long time.  The two artists are staging a minor comeback with their new Life is Good/Black Rage tour this fall.  They hope to discuss the facets of racial inequality and over commoditization through their music.…


February 8, 2011

My Brother’s Keeper – Atlanta’s Most Influential 2010 PT.2

Peace, “Party People”!!! Right back at you like we never left. Previously on part 1 to this entry, “Atlanta’s Most Influential” we discussed our favorites for the following categories: Graffiti/Graphic Artist, B-Boy/B-Girl, Dj, Male Emcee,  & Hip-Hop promoter. In this second half, we’ll cover our favorite’s in these following categories : Female Emcee, Producer, Hip-Hop Group, Host, and “Gone but not Forgotten”. In comparison, the people named in this article alongside part 1 are truly the next in line to be mentioned with the likes of moguls such as: Lauren Hill, Queen Latifah, Nas, Outkast, EPMD, Frosty Freeze, Crazy Legs, Grand Wizard Theodore, Dj Scratch, Rakim, Zephyr, Revolt, Lady Pink, DONDI, Fab Five Freddy, Arthur Armstrong, Ray Chandler, The Cassanova’s , Marley Marl, Dj Premier and so on… Let’s get into the winners!


Corey Presley a.k.a lllastrate Productions is a transplant from Fort Wayne, Indiana: …