By Dongyoon Shin Instagram: @dnbacon Long Island Beatbox (LIBBX) is a brand that is trending nationally. Thanks to two successful beatboxing events on Long Island, the area is making a name for itself. Beatbox is a music genre in which uses one’s speech organs to make musical sounds. The art form originated from the hip-hop
Brooklyn turned Long Islander Linda Linn is a colorful and unapologetic artist, who some just can’t put their finger on, but in her latest song her goal is to answer the question she said is often asked, “Who’s that girl?” The “Latina Barbie” drew inspiration from one of her favorite artists Madonna when coming up
In her circle, she’s known as the “people plug” because she is always willing and able to connect others to who they need to be in touch with to make things happen. “If people ask me what I do, I’d rather be like, ‘Tell me your vision and your budget, give me something to work
The young and ambitious producer is looking to bring together new artists all throughout the month of November for his latest Pick Six Series.
From living in the boroughs to living in the suburbs, former BET “The Grand Hustle” competitor and Entrepreneur Jon Torres was exposed to all types of people. The Ridgewood, Queens native moved to East Massapequa in 1996 when he was 13 because his parents wanted to give him a leg up in life. To this
The battle between old and new school in hip-hop is common. You had Joe Budden versus Drake in their 2016 beef and when rappers such as Lil Yatchy claimed Biggie was overrated, you couldn’t find an old-school hip-hop lover who wasn’t foaming at the mouth. From Aug. 24 to the 25 during Strong Island’s first
“I climbed on the Red Bull truck and started performing on it and I just remember looking down and I was like, ‘Wow that’s mad people,’ I was mad nervous at first, but once I had the mic, I just dove nose first into it.” This was the scene where Rapper and Long Island’s own
Dudley Music has gone from joking in his friend’s makeshift studio with diss tracks he’d rather forget, to performing live in several shows including the Brooklyn Bowl where he opened up for and performed with Talib Kweli, Funkmaster Flex and Keith Murray. Despite the poor quality of his friend’s studio, the exposure to it made
“I liked to make noise as a young kid,” chuckled Levens Jean, who goes by L. Jean. He seems to have calmed down over the years based on his chill demeanor and mature attitude. The now 15-year-old has the mindset of someone 10 years older and is making moves such as organizing events, making crisp
“Elvis was a hero to most/But he never meant sh*t to me you see/Straight up racist that sucker was/Simple and plain.” He wasn’t afraid to call out racism then, and he’s not going to back down now. Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Hip-Hop Icon Chuck D returned to his alma mater, Adelphi University,
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