Homebase 1st Anniversary Show @ SOB’s – 7.29.09

Last night, HOMEBASE, the Wednesday party at bObs of which I am a regular attendee, celebrated their first anniversary of existence with a fabulous show @ SOB’s. The lineup consisted of Nyle, Melo-X, Diz Gibran, The Kickdrums and Colin Munroe, with music by DJ Getlive. When I got there, I was surprised to see a … Continue reading

New Music: Melo-X, Theophilus London feat. Peter Hadar, Myk Dyaleks (Brokn.Englsh)

I thought new music dropped on Tuesdays? I just got bombarded with bangers today! And so I feel obliged to share with you all…I feel like this music lover side of me might be in direct competition with my photog side… Melo-X: Maxwell’s BLACKsummers’night Instrumental Remix EP Melo-X. MC. Producer. DJ. Photographer. A self-proclaimed “renaissance … Continue reading

Coming Soon: Deal the Villain – EPic

Oh boy…I can’t wait for this project to come out…Deal the Villain, 1/12th of the Elite Assembly, will soon be releasing an EP entitled “EPic.” Presented by the fine folks over at RocktheDub.com… You may have heard him on such tracks as “Caveman Boogie” (my current fave Elite Assembly joint), “Guillotine” or “March Madness” (as … Continue reading

New Music: Tommy Chase feat. Deal the Villain – Catalina Wine Mixer

Elite Assembly…if you don’t know about this conglomerate of talented MC’s from NJ & NY, you’ll find out soon enough. Allow me to introduce you to two of its members, Tommy Chase of St. Joe Louis and Deal the Villain, producer/MC extraordinaire. The joint is called “Catalina Wine Mixer”; you won’t fully understand what this … Continue reading

Coming Soon – Rock The Block x 2 (Kinda)

August is right around the corner, and there are already a couple of big shows you need to know about. (FYI: These 2 events have no relation to each other; they just happen to have similar names.) Forever Fresh, Capital Concertz and Southern Thunder present…. The Rock The Block Fest August 6th & 7th @ … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week: 7.29.09

Got a few more events for ya’ll to check out this week. Mark your calendars! Thursday, 7.30.09 All I have to say is…tomorrow is going to be a monster of a night. Thursday is the new Friday, in case you didn’t know. In addition to the Diesel:U:Music Tour @ Webster Hall & Order Water @ … Continue reading

Music Monday: Mr. Mecca – “Over Here”; Jinesis – “Black Beans” (Video)

Twitter is a beautiful thing…today I woke up with this video sent to me by Mr. Mecca, feat. Pinks, Skyzoo, Sha Stimuli & Torae. It’s a play on “Flava In Ya Ear” by Craig Mack, and I found it to be hilarious! Complete with dancing girls and lots of booty…*sigh* Plus the MC’s are all … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week: 7.27.09

I’ll be updating you every Monday with stuff I recommend you check out in our fine city. Again, if you have a show or event you would like me to post here, please send me an e-mail with the flyer and/or details. Monday, 2.27.09 One of my fave local DJ’s, Melo-X, will be spinning at … Continue reading

Throwback: Rocksteady Crew 30th Anniversary (2007)

There are quite a few annual events that I have covered since becoming a freelance photog, so I thought it would be cool to look back at what I have in the archives…This first one is from the Rocksteady Crew’s 30th anniversary show. It was also held at Lincoln Park in Newark, NJ (I learned … Continue reading

Rocksteady Crew 32nd Anniversary Show – 7.26.09

What a day. OK, so first thing’s first: I apologize for the lack of photos on this event, but 1) I was at home til 3pm when the Rocksteady show started at noon, and 2) it rained like nothing I’ve ever seen before. More on that later. I WILL say that I think I captured … Continue reading