So as the business card pile collects dust and we all wonder where we were while ASAP Rocky got put in a “Vice Grip” and your car got towed in the $7 dollar public lot after 3 am, lets give you the last of the last SXSW articles. Maybe you went to the Fader Fort and hung out with the Bawss Rick Ross or kicked it with Nardwuar , saw Murs on the street, met Trash Talk, or wondered how the fuck anyone ever made it to Beauty Ballroom which was in the middle of nowhere Austin.
(why would you throw shows so far away?) Did you hit Pitchfork parties to see STRFKR ? Did you catch a dusty band playing for 20 people that was the next best thing?
Did you meet any cool ass guitarists on the street? Did you …
Many might gawk at the name of this Tacoma Emcee, but if you meet the character behind it, you will soon see that there never has been a more charismatic person that is grateful for everything he has. Sonny Bonohoraps about his kids, loyalty to his wife, and selling everything from rollerskates to cds and tee shirts to his fans. He says his music is meant “to improve quality of life.”
Hey, who doesn’t need some improvement? I sure do.
Versatile is a light word, if you call versatile touring with Grayskul and Aesop Rock one year and then Playboy Tre and B.O.B. not even two years later. Get your phone phreak on though, becuase he even lays tracks with Money B of Digital Underground and went nation wide with Nappy Roots and Lil Jon too. “yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!”- Lil Jon
Lil Jon has become something of the unofficial mascot of the LA dance music scene, spending more time on stage at events like HARD and Electric Daisy Carnival than the guy in charge of the smoke machine. This is good or bad thing, depending on you tolerance for shouting over electro beats. Now he’s finally dropping the long-rumored collab with Diplo, “U Don’t Like Me,” with a belly ache of a dubstep bass line and Lil Jon doing his best, er…Lil Jon on the mic. You can preview and buy the track on Mad Decent right now, plus check out the full-length remix by South Rakkas Crew who turn the cut into a serious rap rock assault.
Legendary artist Greg Nice leaked a new video entitled “Motherfuck@” from his upcoming album, The Popcycle, due out September 28th via One Haven Music/Industry Rule 4080.
The video was created through various drops from DJ’s such as A-Trak, Lil Jon, DJ Premier, DJ Scottie B, Roxy Cottontail, Pete Rock, DJ Big Ben, Thee Mike B, Nick Catchdubs, Todd Terry, Rich Medina and many more. The video introduces a different side of Greg to fans and newcomers alike, with his catchy rhymes and hooks dropping over a heavy club track.
After a boisterous weekend, a dark cloud has befallen Electric Daisy Carnival following widespread reports of hospitalized attendees, perilous incidents of fence jumping, and the drug-related death of a 15-year-old girl. While local hospital staffers call for the end of “raves” in public venues and the CBS Evening News picks up the story, here are five ways we thing EDC can improve for the safety and enjoyment of everyone.