Jam Master Jay

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Bay Area DJs Battle It Out at the Red Bull Thre3style Contest, 1/24/13

    The Red Bull Thre3style Contest, featuring DJs D-Sharp, Dstrukt, J. Espinosa, Mei-Lwun, and Richie Panic Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 The Independent Better Than: Being stuck in a crowded arena of people sucking on pacifiers wondering whether you are baby-sitting or just better off never going out again ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Five Amazing Murals Honoring Departed Musicians

    The Los Angeles mural that has served as a site for Elliot Smith fans to pay tribute to the much beloved singer-songwriter has just been given a revamp, by Punk Rock Marthas -- an art-minded group of charitable folk -- who felt the mural needed a pick-me-up in honor of the nine-year anniversary of S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Costco's Carne Asada Bake Is Nasty

    Alex HochmanLike a doughy burrito hot from the oven, dribbling green liquid.​In Run D.M.C.'s 1986 classic "Peter Piper," D.M.C. raps about Jam Master Jay: "He's a big bad wolf in your neighborhood. Not bad meaning bad but bad meaning good." Unfortunately, the same can't be said of Costco's new ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2006

    Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos

    The misunderstood adventures of the Bishop of Hip Hop

  • Music

    December 15, 2004

    Merry Christmas, Beeyotch!

    Forget caroling. Here are a few hip hop jammy-jams to warm your yule log.

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2004


    Cheating spouses, meaty film

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2004

    R.I.P. JMJ

    A hip hop happening in honor of the late, lamented Jam Master Jay

  • Music

    November 27, 2002

    Hear This

    Legendary DJ Afrika Bambaataa brings his b-boy esoterica to town

  • Music

    March 22, 2000

    Dig the New Breed

    Live Human proves that turntablism can learn a thing or two from jazz -- or is it the other way around?

  • Film

    July 8, 1998
  • Music

    November 26, 1997
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