Mobb Deep, Freeway, Skyzoo, Lion Babe & more added to Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival (which begins this week) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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The 2015 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival takes place this week, Wednesday (7/8) through Saturday (7/11), and new updates were recently announced. The annual Brooklyn Bodega-presented festival begins with a “conference on Hip-Hop, Technology and criminal justice reform” on Wednesday, followed by a screening of 1994’s Fresh on Thursday. Friday ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN VEGAN

Chief Keef – “Ain’t Missing You” (Feat Jenn Em) Video STEREOGUM

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This weekend, Chicago’s foremost rap site Fake Shore Drive posted a marvelous thing: Chief Keef interpolating John Waite’s classic ’80s country-slash-pop gem “Ain’t Missing You.” My personal favorite version — before this one — is the Alison Krauss duet with Waite that appeared on A Hundred Miles Or ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Neil Hamburger touring; dates include Festival Supreme & Bell House; alter-ego Gregg Turkington is in 'Ant-Man' movie BROOKLYN VEGAN

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by Bill Pearis Turkington in Ant-Man He’s best known for his sweaty Borscht Belt yukkster alter-ego Neil Hamburger, but Gregg Turkington has had an active career outside of that. In addition to running Amarillo Records (home of Anton LaVey, the Pop-O-Pies and Harvey Sid Fisher) in the ’90s, he’s appeared on ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN Read more