Tag Archives: Hip Hop

Kendrick Lamar | Alright (video)

Art.  Truly.  Kendrick is the most important thing to happen to hip hop culture in well over a decade.  Check the new video for “Alright”.  If your experience is anything like mine, you too will be captivated for the full … Continue reading

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Power n Soul Pro X 2XS are bringing #URBANITE back to Chicago with the biggest dance showcase yet!   Last year was the first time we brought the event to Chicago and we could not thank you enough for making … Continue reading

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“To Pimp a Butterfly” | Kendrick Lamar

For those of you who couldn’t wait til March 23rd, 2015.  Good news!  It’s officially out early.  I think it’s a good move with #SXSW going on.  The new Kendrick Lamar album entitled “To Pimp a Butterfly” can be streamed … Continue reading

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“Biggie Smalls is the illest” | B.I.G.

“Ain’t no amateurs here, I damage and tear MC’s fear me, they too near not to hear me Clearly, I’m the triple beam dream” R.I.P. Notorious…


Throwback to URBANITE XVI: Spring 2013 at The Canopy Club in Urbana, IL.  Featuring special guest The Academy Of Villains #TBT (s/o to Commonness Productions!) URBANITE XVII.2:  COMING SAT DEC 06, 2014! *TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE*  $13 advance.  Get them early!!

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Power n Soul Pro. + 2XS along w/ Red Bull Flying Bach present… For the first time in the Windy City: URBANITE XVII Dance Showcase + Party SAT APRIL 26TH @ METRO 3730 N Clark, CHICAGO [performances by] 2XS UIUC … Continue reading

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Black Milk “Cold Day”

I feel like No Poison No Paradise is still fresh out the box and Black Milk is coming at us again with a new EP of music entitled Glitches In The Break.  Talk about work ethic.  And if this track … Continue reading

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JEFFdaMC [AdultSwim]

“[AdultSwim]” is a recent EP dropped from Champaign, IL MC – up-and-comer, JEFFdaMC.  Flat out, this is very well crafted effort from JEFF.  A sign of good things still happening in hip hop.  Some sample-heavy, soulful beats and an effortless … Continue reading

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[URBANITE SPRING 2013 TRAILER] URBANITE XVI_2.0 Dance Showcase + Party! feat. MISCHIEF MAKERS [Los Angeles] SAT DECEMBER 7, 2013 @ The Canopy Club [Urbana, IL] Presented by Power n Soul Pro. + 2XS Group [performances by] 2XS ELEMENT 2XS UIUC … Continue reading

De La Soul Is Not Dead: New Single “Get Away”

In hip hop we often throw the word “classic” around a lot and whenever someone gets a certain amount of years under their belt, we tend to deem them “legend”.  Well, no group or individual deserves that title more than … Continue reading

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In My G4 Over Da Sea

I have a terrible feeling about In My G4 Over Da Sea by game programmer and mashup artist, Psycosis. The album makes obvious, artless matches between the songs from Neutral Milk Hotel’s 1998 album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea  and mostly … Continue reading

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Worlds Best BBoys 2011

A trailer to the film, Worlds Best BBoys 2011. Not sure what else I should have to say. ENJOY.