A.Chal's 'Ballroom Riots' EP Sounds Like All of the Drugs
Here's Ballroom Riots from the Los Angeles producer/rapper A.Chal, whose "On N On" we premiered a while back. More than anything, this EP sounds like the sonic manifestation of a billion late L.A. nights fueled by a metric shit-ton of drugs. Or, to get all critic-y on you, it sounds like dude ingested all the good parts of UK funky and dubstep, mixed it up with a little WEDIDIT collective and rapped like a sociopath. In other words, he is to hard drugs and bass music what Craig Finn is to bar rock.
DonMonique Is Shining In Brooklyn
At 21 years old DonMonique is making waves as one of the only rising female rappers in the male-dominated Brooklyn rap scene.
Hip-Hop in the Holy Land - The First Palestinian Sex Symbol? - Episode 5
Mike Skinner spends the day with local celebrity Saz who is a rapper, actor and, in his words, the first Palestinian / Arab / Middle Eastern sex symbol.
The People vs NWA - Ice Cube on "Straight Outta Compton"
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