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J. Period to Record Live Mixtape with Rakim, Pharoahe Monch and Black Thought In NYC


J.Period’s collaborative, improvisational performance series, The Live Mixtape, is just that: a hip-hop mixtape, performed and recorded live on stage—in one take—by some of hip hop’s most celebrated MCs, and one of its most groundbreaking DJs. On Thursday, September 13, J.PERIOD brings this dynamic format to Sony Hall in New York for a star-studded, one-night-only […]

Main Source Will Perform Together For The First Time In 25 Years in NYC


Legendary and highly influential hip-hop group, Main Source, are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album, “Breaking Atoms”, with an exclusive vinyl reissue via Vinyl Me, Please, and the band’s first live performance in over a decade! It has been nearly 25 years since Large Professor left Main Source, but 2017 has brought the […]

Event Recap: Pharoahe Monch Gets Live With PitchBlak Brass Band

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While many rap shows notoriously never start on time, last night’s concert [Thursday, February 4] at Kaufman Music Centers’s Merkin Concert Hall wasn’t your average Hip Hop experience. Promptly at 7:30pm, members of the 17-piece PitchBlak brass band took to the stage for a special performance with Pharoahe Monch as the evening’s ecstatic bandleader. In […]

Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder Drop “These Waters” to Kick Off 2016


Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder have released their latest single from their highly anticipated LP Indie 500 with their 2016 single “These Waters” featuring K’Valentine, Chris Rob, NIKO IS & Jessica Care Moore accompanied with a powerful video delivering an even more poignant message. The Indie 500 project, a movement started by Talib Kweli, 9th Wonder and […]

Duck Down Music Celebrates 20 Years of Independence

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“There’s a lot of 40-year-olds in the building tonight!” hosts Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds teased into the mic, as the audience at B.B. King’s Blues Club erupted into laughter. They weren’t necessarily wrong either, as the crowd gathered last night [December 3] were there to honor and celebrate 20 years of rocking with Duck […]

Get With The “Get Down” With Pharoahe Monch & DJ Revolution


“I don’t want to hear anymore new Pharoahe Monch tracks,” said no one ever. Fresh off the release of his new album, P.T.S.D., the “walking over water and drinking 40’s of acid” emcee is back with a feature on the upcoming Unearthed compilation album (out 5/13) from Brooklyn-based indie label Coalmine Records. The signature boom […]

Pharoahe Monch Releases Track List For P.T.S.D.

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On the mic, Pharoahe Monch might murder you. Have you not heard the veteran MC’s latest banger, “Bad MF?” The Queens MC will drop his fourth studio album, P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder),  on April 15th. According to Pharoahe’s website,  P.T.S.D. will shed light on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and will put the listeners in […]

Eminem: “Pharoahe Monch Is Incredible, He’s Been Ahead Of His Time”

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Eminem sat down with Sway on Shade 45 yesterday for a special Q&A along with fans and several members of the press. The recently named Youtube Artist of The Year goes in depth with Sway for more than an hour on music, life experiences, and of course, Em’s new project, MMLP2. In a highlight moment […]

Support Continues With Trayvon Martin Tributes


Artist release new Trayvon Martin tribute tracks, hear what some of hip hop’s leading figures have to say about this tragedy.    Advertisement As the nation continues to come to grips with George Zimmerman’s acquittal, in the Trayvon Martin case, various hip hop artist have released songs in tribute or detailing their disappointment in the […]

Pharoahe Monch Is Standing His Ground


Pharoahe Monch encourages you to “Stand Your Ground” on his latest track.  Motivated by the recent verdict of the Zimmerman trial, Pharoahe Monch prematurely releases “Stand Your Ground,” a track that was originally supposed to debut on his forthcoming ‘PTSD’ LP. Advertisement Lee Stone, a frequent collaborator of Monch’s, worked the boards for the Pharoahe’s latest. Monch ironically flips the […]

Throwback Thursday: Pharoahe Monch “Simon Says”

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Wicked like Exorcist, this is the joint You holding up the wall then you missing the point Today we give you Pharoahe Monch’s “Simon Says” as our Throwback Thursday song! Pharoahe Monch is known for his complex lyrics and delivery and was introduced to the Hip-Hop game in 1987. Take a listen below as we […]

Rap Genius & The Source Preview Pharoahe Monch’s ‘PTSD’ EP

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  Pharoahe Monch, PTSD Advertisement This fall, legendary Queens emcee Pharoahe Monch returns with a new EP, PTSD. The record is a continuation of the story he began telling on his 2011 album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades). Just as the terrors of post-traumatic stress disorder follow real-life encounters with war, this collection of songs chronicles, […]