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Posted by evie on 09/16/10 |
Filed under Top Stories, Eminem, Jay-Z, Hype NY
The world buzzed with praise long before Tuesday’s final leg of the “Home to Home” micro-tour headlined by Jay-Z and Eminem. The two shows, split between New York's Yankee Stadium and Detroit's Comerica Park, has been dubbed everything from the World Series of Rap to a watershed moment in music. See more...See more...
A certain air of remembrance hung in the air this past weekend in New York, and it reverberated musically throughout the city. Saturday on Governor’s Island, Rock The Bells rang clear with its ode to Wu Tang, A Tribe Called Quest, and Snoop Dogg’s game-changing footholds in the 1993 hip-hop scene. But the feeling of thoughtful reflection seemed to fully culminate on Sunday, at Michael Jackson’s Brooklyn birthday party. See more...See more...
Posted by evie on 08/17/10 |
Filed under Top Stories, Hype NY, Public Enemy
Every once in a while, you have to glance back to the past in order to keep moving forward. This bi-polar duality resounded loudly as Public Enemy brought the noise to Summerstage on Sunday afternoon, wielding an air of 80s nostalgia that reinforced the group’s legendary stake in the history of hip-hop. See more...See more...
Posted by evie on 08/10/10 |
Filed under Features, Hype NY, Corinne Bailey Rae
Standing inside the gutted space of Manhattan’s Terminal 5 before the Corinne Bailey Rae show, the stage bathed in blue light, filled me with an odd sense of forlorn things to come. What with the pained verses of her keeping-it-intensely-real ballads, CBR isn’t the kind of artist that you dance the night away to cheerfully -- but she did manage to move the crowd, in a very different way. See more...See more...
Posted by evie on 08/05/10 |
Filed under Nas, Damian Marley, Events, Hype NY
“Romantic” is hardly a word you would ever hear uttered to describe a hip-hop concert, but there was definitely a whiff of love in the air Saturday at the Nas and Damian Marley show. The heady blend of stellar scenery at the Williamsburg Waterfront and the epic presences on stage culminated in an especially beautiful night to be in Brooklyn. See more...