Category: Music

Back in August, South Florida hip-hop duo The Vagabonds opened for Def Jam’s very own Big K.R.I.T. at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa’s historic Ybor City district. In the above video, Vagabonds MC/producer E.R. recaps the group’s experience performing with K.R.I.T., as well as other artists such as Big Sant, Tito Lopez, and Casey Veggies. [...]

DOWNLOAD: Baysiqly – LEONIDAS Yesterday saw the release of LEONIDAS, the new EP from Vagabonds MC Baysiqly. The album features 11 tracks, including the first single “Greatness” and my personal favorite, future LIV banger “I Did It” featuring 21. From the VMG blog: Deciding to not follow the VMG tradition of having the entire project [...]

My adoration for Nicki Minaj is well-documented. So of course I was gonna post the video to her hit single “Starships,” off her sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. Enjoy! Share this:

On last evening, I was fortunate enough to have been the special guest on internet radio show Hip-Hop is For Lovers, hosted by two lovely, intelligent hosts, Uche and Lenee. The aim of HH4L is to create a dialog about sexuality, intimacy, and relationships in hip-hop culture. Last night, the topic was slut shaming, defined [...]

It’s no secret that I adore Nicki Minaj. I think she’s super talented, and those who disagree are simply blinded by a baseless, unreasonable hatred for her. It’s one thing to not be a fan of her music; it’s another to outright deny Nicki’s talent. In any case, the NY Times recently ran a piece [...]

  UPDATE: The contest is over. Congratulations to Tasha M., who wins an autographed copy of GUESTLIST by Jay Fingers! Last week, the GUESTLIST Official Mixtape by Miami’s own DJ Sage was released and has, with over 100 downloads so far, garnered a great reception. It features songs from twelve indie artists that I think [...]

A while back, the GUESTLIST Official Mixtape, by Miami’s own DJ Sage, was released, and the reaction has been spectacular. It’s amazing to me that y’all are really feeling the artists on the mixtape. One of those artists is the super talented, incredibly beautiful Bronx-bred MC Mala Reignz. Check out the video for “Make You Smile,” [...]

Last week, the GUESTLIST Official Mixtape by Miami’s own DJ Sage was released, and the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive. I love the fact that so many of my Dear Readers are becoming fans of the artists I’m loving right now. One of those artists is, of course, Bay Area MC Beejus, of whom I’ve [...]

Awww yeeeaaaahhh! The long awaited GUESTLIST Official Mixtape is finally here! From the official press release: Be Cool Entertainment Holdings, in association with AEIOU Records and Vagabonds Music Group, is proud to present the highly anticipated GUESTLIST Official Mixtape, available for free download at www.becoolent.com. The collection is meant to serve as an audio companion [...]

It should be no surprise to learn that during the writing of my debut novel GUESTLIST, I listened to quite a bit of music. The novel is set in the world of nightlife, and music certainly plays a major part in that world. I mean, it has to, amirite? Most of the music I listened [...]