Since you are what you eat, as a hip-hop junky in his 30s a lot of what is being served out there just isn’t palatable to  me. But thankfully my position at TheUrbandaily brings me in contact with sounds and artists that may have otherwise gone overlooked. Following the relative drought of music in 2010, […]

One of the hardest things about being a hip-hop producer is getting your name out. Unless you have the inclination to shout your name out on a track a-la Pete Rock or Diddy, it’s hard to let people know that you were the brains behind a dope record.  This has become especially difficult in the […]

Pharoahe Monch drops the second video from his third solo album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades). In the clip he imagines a world where we turn the other cheek and let it slide instead of getting caught up in the b.s. Monch told in our exclusive making of W.A.R. that this song was refreshing to […]

On a dry March night in New York City the basement at SOBS night club has been converted into a bomb shelter. Lil Fame from M.O.P. Jean Grae, Large Professor, Mr. Len, !llmind, Skyzoo, King Of Chill, Showtyme, Mela Machinko, Styles P, DJ Boogie Blind, Dru Ha, Shucky Ducky, Craig G, Immortal Technique and many […]

We’re only a few months into 2011 but we’ve already been blessed with some really strong music releases.  Raekwon, Talib Kweli, Saigon and Pharoahe Monch…

Pharoahe Monch has never skimped on his music videos and his latest clip, “Clap (One Day)” is another visually arresting (no pun intended) treatment filled with social commentary. The latest clip from his album W.A.R. (dropping March 22nd) is a mini-movie starring Gbenga Akinnagbe from The Wire as an overzealous cop who shoots first and […]