Recent releases show the popularity of deceased rapper’s music, but do they honour the artist’s legacy?
The pioneering hip hop artist’s live rendition of his acclaimed album shows he’s still lyrically sharp after 25 years.
It’s no doubt that the genre’s success were because of these hip hopping mad collaborations.
Rapper Pusha-T tries to show the world that he is one of the most talented and showstopping personalities with his official label debut album My Name Is My Name, but he trips on the starting line.
In Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest director Michael Rapaport documents the travails of the group, interviewing group members Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad and occasional member Jarobi White to tell their tale.
Rare is the person who hasn't, by now, at least heard of Jay-Z, let alone downloaded a song or two to bump from their speaker system of choice, be it auto or iPod, when in need of a good aural pick-me-up.
Living in Saskatoon has given Kay the Aquanaut enough inspiration for six full albums. However, for his seventh album it was the unfamiliar surroundings of Taiwan that ultimately produced the 18 tracks that became Nickelodeon Ethics.
Though Saskatoon's electronic scene may not boast the incredible following it does in Europe or even in Montreal, dub step, soul, hip-hop duo Greenlaw will look to inject the city with a healthy dose of electronic rejuvenation when they travel to Saskatoon.
Quitting your job, selling your worldly possessions and boarding an RV for five weeks in summer to travel across Canada with your friends is a tempting prospect ”“ and one that the Victoria indie hip-hop group the Pocket Kings have made a reality.