Top 5 Friday : May 18, 2012

Luis Gonzalez Palma

1. Florence + The Machine released the video for the new single, Breath of Life, to the upcoming movie, Snow White and the Huntsman. Welch’s haunting vocals serve the film almost too perfectly. 2. Photographer Luis Gonzalez Palma captures miniature sailboats as they glide through a sea of bedsheets. It’s poignant whimsy with a hint…read more…

Top 5 Friday : January 27, 2012

Chris and Dave

1. Liz Lemon is my hero. And for god’s sake, someone bring me some ham! 2. Inspired by Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch the Throne, Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle might go on tour together. How freakin’ awesome will that be? Can I holla?! 3. Listen to the Spector Ryan Gosling Remix of Florence and…read more…

Top 10 Music Videos of 2011

So it is the end of the year and by now, many know that I am a bit of a music freak. I am also a bit of a visual snob, meaning videos have to be just as good or even better in order to uphold a well-written, well-performed song. A handful of reputable blogs…read more…

Hometown Glory, an Urban Noize Remix

Listen to the Urban Noize remix of Hometown Glory featuring a mash-up of Adele’s booming voice with Jay-Z and Kanye’s lyrical skills. Stream the entire album.

Russell Simmons and Kanye Visit Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street protests have been bringing out the best of the hip-hop world down to the Financial District. Talib Kweli performed an impromptu rap and yesterday, Russell Simmons spoke for ‘Ye to explain why he, as in Kanye, felt he needed to part of the 99%. Yep, the usually very vocal Mr. West doesn’t…read more…