Malevolent Smith, a.k.a. Nate, has been busting it up in the hip hop world for longer than you can imagine. His album drops today. GET SOME. Check out his music group, Fear Itself: Facebook Bandcamp Twitter
The Goondas Jump and Yell and Sing Drake Myers Contributing Writer “Ever since the twenties music’s only been people rippin off the blues,” says Jackson, the guitarist of The Goondas, “It’s all been played, it just depends on how you play it.” 10 minutes later the big EP release show starts and Brenden, the front man, is climbing along the ceiling of First Ave. 7th Street Entry on all...
50/50 Arielle Mayper Contributing Writer Let me start by saying, I definitely know how I feel about looking into the face of adversity and laughing. Because of that, I was maybe a bit more comfortable with 50/50 than some of the other people in the audience. The movie, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick, deals with mild-mannered, 27 year old Adam’s...
Cole World: The Sideline Story Mark Thomson Sports Editor “Cole under pressure, what that make? Diamonds.” J. Cole, described by a great number of hip hop fans as the best young rapper right now, uttered this line in this summer’s outstanding “Return of Simba”. In seven words, he acknowledged the huge hype surrounding his debut album (which at the time didn’t even have a release date) ...
If you go see even one film this fall about widespread incurable illness, it damn well better be contagion. I went in to the theater with a vague knowledge of its veritable galaxy of A-list stars and the whole “dangerous epidemic” plotline, but that was all. Fortunately, Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard and Laurence Fishburne did not...