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REVIEW: Maino, If Tomorrow Comes

The Jump Off Maino If Tomorrow Ever Comes… (Atlantic) This wasn’t meant to be for Jermaine “Maino” Coleman. The fact that the Bed-Stuy product is finally releasing his debut, If Tomorrow Comes…, in the face of major uncertainty (coming off of a 10-year bid ...

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Independents Day…

^ pic jacked from Eat The Cake If I learned anything from the record industry machines publicity of Drake was that the last thing the T.I.'s wanted was a popular artist to be independent of their slimy grasp. But then ...

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FEATURE: Grand Puba, The Essence

As the lead MC of rap trio Brand Nubian, Maxwell Dixon a.k.a. Grand Puba was instrumental in making his group’s 1990 debut One For All a classic. A rarity, Puba walked the fine line between Native Tongues sensibility and more militant ...

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Turn My Swag Off

"Cracker" media is enough to make a nigga... "Hop back in the bed. Turn my swag off./ When I wake up I’mma roll another blunt./ Yeah. I’m gettin monayyy./" If I were young DeAndre Way, I’d turn the computer and vaporizer off for a ...

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Best cans I ever saw

How is it that I don't even like Drake, and I must be the only one who likes his new video? The Internets today are full of people saying he played himself with the clip for "Best I Ever Had." I ...

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