Eric B. and Rakim to Enter Long Island Music Hall of Fame

"It ain't where you're from, it's where you're at." – Rakim at BB King's in 2006

Along with the Beatles, seminal hip hop duo Eric B. and Rakim are one of my favorite artists of all time. On Tuesday, November 16, they will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame at […]

Stax: The Soul of Hip Hop – Album Review

The Stax label, based in Memphis and peaking in popularity during the late 60s and early 70s, had a major influence on hip hop made in New York in the early to mid 80s. The new compilation “Stax: The Soul of Hip Hop gives us solid evidence of how it happened.

The opening track […]