Jeru the Damaja

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Falside cranks up the Snare Conditioning

There's no stopping Provy-based producer Falside the Beatsmith, who just released his most recent "seasonal beat tape," Snare Conditioning , and has plenty more in store by year's end, as he hand-crafts beats for some of the finest local and national i
Return of the beatsmith
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 23, 2011

Steady business

"Poorly Drawn People has some new members, and a new way of doing biz."
Poorly Drawn People's Reason and Falside remain in motion
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 04, 2010

Booty Advisory: Thaw-some

THURSDAY 02.25 | CASH 4 GOLD | @ Milky Way | Bling is in the air at Cash 4 Gold, where breaking out your best...
By webteam  |  February 24, 2010
Jeru The Damaja's Birthday Bash at Good Life

Jeru The Damaja's Birthday Bash at Good Life

You may know Jeru The Damaja as the beany-hat-wearing, white-devil-slaying lyrical mastermind who spit gems on top of beats laid by legendary Gang Starr producer...
By webteam  |  February 24, 2010

Come clean

Jeru the Damaja vocalized underground agony before RZA declared that R&B stands for "rap and bullshit," before Dead Prez blasted "monotonous material," and way before Immortal Technique announced that he would soil a Def Jam development deal.
Jeru the Damaja doesn't hate pop after all
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009

Guru's guru

When the Roxbury-born rapper Guru passed away April 19 in a hospital bed — succumbing to cancer at the age of 48 — the internationally renowned musician had not seen most of his lifelong friends and relatives in seven years.
How a mysterious Svengali dominated the final days of the Boston-born hip-hop and jazz superstar
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 01, 1900