A Tribe Called Quest Low End Theory 25th Anniversary Mixtape

  It was twenty-five years ago, September 24, 1991, that A Tribe Called Quest released their supreme sophomore LP Low…

September 25th, 2016 | | Mixtape

A Tribe Called Quest People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm 25th Anniversary Mixtape

“We were like virgins,” says Ali Shaheed Muhammed, referring to the time of People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of…

April 17th, 2015 | | Mixtape

A gallery of photos from the NYC Roosevelt Hotel Record Convention, 1993–1995

We recently found a stash of photographs from the late, great record dealer John Carraro that we did not use…

February 6th, 2015 | | Gallery
Pete Rock and Buckwild at the Roosevelt Hotel Record Convention

New York’s golden era had hip-hop luminaries digging in the crates at the legendary Roosevelt Hotel Record Convention

It is no small privilege to have been invited to share with you the story of New York’s legendary Roosevelt…

May 9th, 2014 | | Articles

Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip team up again for new mixtape

First, Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip joined forces for Busta’s new single, “Thank You.” Now they bring us a new mixtape to seal the deal.

December 12th, 2013 | | Mixtape
Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding and the future of fusion

With the release of Miles Davis’s revolutionary records In a Silent Way in 1969 and Bitches Brew the following year, the genius trumpeter, with the invaluable assistance of an amazing crew of young collaborators, created the musical future shock later called fusion.

May 31st, 2011 | | Articles

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