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 […]

Album Review: Heavy D – Vibes (4/5)

"Vibes" elegantly mixes reggae and rap.

Heavy D, a great artist I worked with in the 80s, put out his first album in 9 years this past fall, and Vibeswas a successful mix of reggae and hip hop. That’s not easy to do. Heavy D was a talented and unique rapper when I […]