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Quay Dash is coming for the top spot and that’s that. The NY spitter comes out the gate of her new EP ‘Transphobic’ with flames on her lips, addressing her intention of becoming the ultimate femcee in all the boroughs. ‘Transphobic’ is a reflection, a lamentation, and a celebration of all that comes with being a transwoman of color and Quay does it with an unrelenting cadence and brutally honest lyrics. Classic New York hip hop instrumentation is paired with contemporary…Continue
On the heels of the band’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination, Bad Brains’ lead singer HR has announced a new biography entitled “Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains” set to be released on January 17th. Written by Howie Abrams and James Lathos, the book takes on the biographical undertaking as colloquially as possible, using the voices of HR’s band members and the commentary of the musicians he influenced as material for the book. The book itself…Continue
Some people talk a lot about being authentic as a musician and rapper Sammus is no exception. In her newest music video “100 Percent” she slays her verses as she literally schools people on how to give it their all. Directed by Vince Lundi, the video also features Afropunk alum Latasha Alcindor delivering verses.
Speaking on the inspiration for the song, Sammus states that she wrote the song after performing at SXSW for over two years. “Anybody who has ever been…