29 10, 2018

How hip-hop learned to embrace house music (RedBull)

By |2018-10-29T07:02:21+00:00October 29th, 2018|House Music, My House Radio, producer|0 Comments

Moody Man By Kish Lal There’s a profound difference between the music of hip-house pioneers and the modern-day hip-hop crossovers of Drake and Moodymann. It began back in the late '80s with Tyree Cooper claiming Turn Up The Bass to be the "first hip-house record on vinyl.” It was a vainglorious declaration opposed by [...]

15 06, 2018

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, ‘Grandfather of Rap,’ Is Dead at 73

By |2018-07-26T16:21:52+00:00June 15th, 2018|Announcements, Music News, New York, news, Pioneer, producer|Comments Off on Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, ‘Grandfather of Rap,’ Is Dead at 73

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin of the Last Poets in London in 1984. He delivered some of the group’s most urgent and incisive verses.CreditDavid Corio/Redferns, via Getty Images By Giovanni Russonello June 13, 2018 Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, who helped establish the foundation for hip-hop as a member of the Last Poets and in his own solo [...]