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    December 20, 2012

    DJ ChaunceyCC on the Spooky Side of Hip-Hop, and Stopping with the Stupid Subgenres Already

    East Coast-rasied hip-hop DJ-producer ChaunceyCC began his career in a very straightforward way: "I became a DJ pretty much out of the sheer fact that I can't rap, and everyone else I grew up around could." The observation paid off, as the selecter born Chauncey Johnson has since toured with indie r ... More >>

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    November 25, 2011

    Distortion 2 Static's Top Five Celebrity Guests

    During its 10-year run, the Distortion 2 Static hip-hop TV show graduated from profiling local upcoming artists to chatting it up with rap superstars. Started by Prince Aries, Ariel Nuñez and DJ Haylow, the show signed off on its broadcast run back in September; a farewell shindig will be going dow ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Ghosts On Tape Comes Out Creepy​"Tropical plants and girls with the daisy dukes on." "The future and the dirty south." "Brain sandwich." These are a few of the phrases used by Ryan Merry, the DJ behind Ghosts On Tape, to describe the sounds he makes with floppy discs and turntables. Ghosts On Tape ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Halloween Clips: The Ten Scariest Music Videos of All Time

    1. Alice Cooper - "Welcome To My Nightmare"You can't have Halloween without Alice Cooper. From his decapitation-happy live shows to his self-mocking sense of humor, he's rock's king demon. (Sorry, Marilyn--we know how hard you try.) But was Cooper ever better than when accompanied by the Muppets? ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Souls of Mischief Announce Montezuma's Revenge

    Steve LopezMontezuma's Revenge Cover Art​ Legendary Oakland hip-hop group Souls of Mischief yesterday announced the forthcoming release of their new album, Montezuma's Revenge. Produced by the equally-legendary Prince Paul (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, Handsome Boy Modeling School), the album fea ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Prince Paul Plays PST

    Prince Paul Legendary producer Prince Paul (De La Soul/Gravediggaz/Handsome Boy Modeling School/Stetsasonic) drops through 330 Ritch's "PST" tonight for a rare DJ set.In case you don't know, PP is the guy who basically invented the alt.rap genre with his wacky, bugged-out production work on De La's ... More >>

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    January 12, 2000

    Wu-Tang Forever?

    U-God comments on the state of the Wu nation after a tumultuous year for its members

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    April 19, 1995

    Comfortably Numb

    Portishead's sppoky mood music provides a soundtrack for sour times

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