Posts tagged "The Roots"

Robert Glasper and Hiatus Kaiyote. 2 different sounds, one giant step for music.

As you know I think today’s music is whick, whick, whack! It’s like a jungle, sometimes it makes me wonder how I keep from going under after listening to all of this bull crap. I’m waiting, I’m waiting, for music that knocks me off my feet. Finally, there were two CD’s that were not just... Read more »

You asked me if I liked Arsenio? About as much as the…

Arsenio is back! Judging by the Nielsen ratings he is back for good. Sure the first episode had some uncomfortable moments but for the most part, “Stella got her groove back”. Next weeks shows will be HOT FIRE! Don’t believe me just watch! Arsenio is in a great position. His first show, twenty-years ago, was... Read more »

The Best Male and Female rappers in hip hop of all times.

DJ FINK has TURNED UP his top Male/Female rappers list of all times. Ok I used the term, “Turned Up” because I had to sound like I was as hip as the B.E.T awards show and the current rappers of the day. I don’t even know what “Turned Up” is! That being said, I wanted... Read more »
Advertisement:

BRING THAT BEAT BACK!

In the ongoing quest to find out what is missing in the rap game today I think I have stumbled on to a piece of the puzzle that has not been addressed. I believe that if the real beat-makers started making hot tracks like they did in the early 90’s today’s rappers would have to... Read more »

Artistry and individuality are essential for the rebirth resurrection and the rise of music.

Many moons ago I decided that I wanted to take the road less traveled and provide an outlet for unsigned and forgotten artists. I created ClubbinTV and spent every dollar I had, borrowed dollars from family and friends, sought out investors, won over sponsors and launched the managed bar, live performance engagement marketing events geared... Read more »

The ROOTS. Americas House Band. From, "Do You Want More", to Jimmy Fallon on NBC. We aplaud you.

I first interviewed the legendary ROOTS crew on their CD release promotion through GEFFEN records in 1995 as the label provided ClubbinTV unlimited access to the band. My camera guy at the time was Kevin, “KAZ” Matthews and the show was literally a one camera, guerilla style recording. We would just walk into our interview... Read more »
Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: