MF DOOM has always been something of a mysterious figure, and there are stories of repute to confirm that viewpoint. However, photos of the masked super-villain surfaced recently but most probably wasn’t expecting to see DOOM actually officiating a wedding complete with the signature metal mask.
Representing Stones Throw, Homeboy Sandman offers up his new single, “America, The Beautiful,” from his upcoming LP, Hallways.
Kanye West has mentioned his Hip-Hop influences in the past, and the megastar did so once more in outtake clips from indie label Stone Throw’s 2013 documentary Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton. In the video, West talks at length about how producers J Dilla and Madlib influenced him and how he feels others should carry on […]
Stones Throw Records was known chiefly as an independent West Coast Hip Hop label. In October 2003, Stones Throw released the Jaylib Champion Sound project which was a collaboration between J Dilla and Madlib who shared both production and rhyming duties. The album was a sensation that not only ignited the independent Hip Hop world but […]
Stones Throw Records is a haven for quality underground/indie rap artists. With that supreme distinction, the house that founder Peanut Butter Wolf built has a documentary on the way titled Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton.
Snoop Lion (Snoop Dogg at times) informed us that he had two projects in the works at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. Today, we receive new track called “Faden Away” from an upcoming collaborative effort with Dam-Funk.
Now it its ninth year, the A3C Hip Hop Festival will again take over the city of Atlanta in October. Featuring a star-studded performing lineup, film showcases, art and much more, the A3C – which stands for “All 3 Coasts” – has grown to become one of largest gatherings of its kind.
Project after project, Queens MC Homeboy Sandman proves that he’s one of the illest emceeing. But let him tell it, he’s more than a rapper; he’s a “Musician.”
Hip-Hop music has always had an independent spirit. Plenty of prominent, and major, rap labels of the present day started out indie (see: Cash Money, for one example). The truth is plenty of your favorite artist are rocking right now because they didn’t let a corporate label sleeping at the wheel dim their vision.
Stones Throw officially packages “Burgundy Whip,” by MED and Blu, though it has been floating through the blogosphere for some time. The funky track was produced by none other than the infamous Madlib, and will appear on Blu and Med’s nine track EP, The Burgundy. Fans can purchase the project on vinyl at Stones Throw and mp3 starting February 19. […]
Rappers often bear pipe dreams in form of a promise to create visuals for each track from their album. And at this point, if your name isn’t Rick Ross you’ll be hard pressed for anyone to take your claims seriously. It would be ignorant to say that a short list of artists haven’t made an […]
Fans of James “J Dilla” Yancey are no doubt familiar with the famed Detroit producer’s critically acclaimed instrumental album Donuts. Although it would be the last album Dilla would record before his untimely passing in February 2006, the record still maintains resonance in the Hip-Hop community. For the collectors, the Yancey Music Group is already […]