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Who Invited the New York Times to Stretch & Bob's Reunion Show?

Who Invited the New York Times to Stretch & Bob's Reunion Show?

It's ridiculous that anyone would read the New York Times for music coverage. Still the sad truth is that staff critic Jon Caramanica wields serious...
By Chris Faraone  |  February 13, 2011

Review: Verbal Kent | Save Yourself

Whether you adore Kanye West or want to scalp him with a rusty spoon, there's no denying that, for those of us out on the coasts, he overshadows the rest of Chi-Town's rap scene.
Rapmechanics (2011)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 28, 2011

Bekay | Hunger Pains

Bekay is that chip-shouldered scumbag from down the block whom your mom banned from the house after she caught him sodomizing your little sister’s Teddy Ruxpin.
Coalmine (2009)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 06, 2009

Grown man rap

Del the Funky Homosapien and Tame One. Canibus and Keith Murray. AG and OC. Buckshot and KRS. Masta Ace and Edo G. These aren’t comments on a Facebook thread asking for hip-hop dream duos. They’re real pairs of united legends who are giving disenchanted
Masta Ace and Edo G pair up to tear down
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 16, 2009

Old school

More top shelf hip-hop at Jerky’s
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 09, 2009

Masta Ace and Edo G (A&E) Drop Hip-Hop Video of the Year

It should be of no surprise to hip-hop heads that the A&E collaboration project between Brooklyn and Boston legends Masta Ace and Edo G is...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 08, 2009

Good Old Days

Masta Ace talking to a lady who he never got to be with: “Felt you were outta my league/like you were silk ’n’ linens and...
By webteam  |  October 07, 2009

Marco Polo and Torae | Double Barrel

Duck Down has reached beyond its Brooklyn-grounded rap roots in recent years, signing such acts as Kidz in the Hall and Boston's Special Teamz.
Duck Down (2009)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 29, 2009

Shady neighbors

“You can actually make something out of nothing because we had shit, then we somehow whipped up this fucking fury — Arab On Radar,” says Jeff Schneider.
Arab On Radar revisited, via DVD, with Sunshine for Shady People
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 25, 2008

Everyday MC

Since Masta Ace got his start with the legendary NYC Juice Crew (Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Biz Markie, etc.), he’s had only a few minor hits.
Masta Ace and eMC fly without a Learjet
By BEN WESTHOFF  |  March 18, 2008