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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. Visit for more information On Thursday, September 13, J.PERIOD brings this dynamic format to Sony Hall in New […]

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! Visit for more information It has been nearly 25 years since Large Professor left Main Source, […]

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. Visit for more information Promptly at 7:30pm, members of the 17-piece PitchBlak brass band took to the stage for a special performance with Pharoahe Monch as […]

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. Visit for more information The Indie 500 project, a movement started by […]

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. Visit for more information They weren’t necessarily wrong either, as the crowd gathered last night [December 3] were there to honor and celebrate 20 […]

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 […]

Pioneers Diamond D x Pharoahe Monch Partner Up For New Music Video, “Rap Life”


If you’re reading this, I thank you early for clicking and supporting two Hip Hop pioneers/legends on their continuation of creating conscious music. Diamond D and Pharoahe Monch have been in the game for a while, and this new video/song from Diamond D proves why that legacy exists. Visit for more information D joined forces with […]

Pharoahe Monch Releases “P.T.S.D.” LP Cover Art, Tracklist And Promo Trailer

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Visit for more information Riding the wave and success of his latest single, “Bad M.F.” Pharoahe Monch blesses his fans with the official tracklist, cover art AND promo trailer for his forthcoming LP, P.T.S.D. One, two, three, bang. Arguably the best emcee in the game just laced us with a tri-fecta of information to get us […]

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

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Visit for more information 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 […]

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

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Visit for more information 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, […]

Support Continues With Trayvon Martin Tributes


Visit for more information 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 […]

Pharoahe Monch Is Standing His Ground


Visit for more information 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 […]

Throwback Thursday: Pharoahe Monch “Simon Says”

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Visit for more information 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 […]

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

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Visit for more information   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, […]