No Bounds [IAmHipHop Magazine] interviews AWKWORD about his activism and music, past, present and future; his newest single "Go!", featuring Joell Ortiz and Slug of Atmosphere; getting co-signed by Chuck D of Public Enemy; the Music Industry and being an independent artist; what rappers he is currently ‘feeling’; and the best advice he ever received.
Want to know what AWK thinks of Lord Jamar? How about Pusha T?… Click here for the interview — and to watch AWKWORD’s latest music video for “Throw Away The Key”, his critically acclaimed and controversial song on police violence and mass incarceration.
New Track from the Romablaster Mixtape. Out of Italy. Featuring AWKWORD. Half English / Half Italian. Off the Romablaster Mixtape, dropping December 2013 via Relief Records Europe (www.reliefrecordseu.com).
Definitely one of those tracks that I just imagine myself strolling in a bustling city on a sunny day. I’m not going to lie, the only reason I found this was because I jumped at the sight of seeing Atmosphere tweet that Slug was featured on a new track.…
Awkword calls on Joell Ortiz, Slug, and Maya Azucena for his track “Go,” A song about perseverance, survival and success. Let us know what you think in the comment area below. Liked this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!” http://dlvr.it/4MyvM4
1. “Go!” by AWKWORD feat. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena [prod. by Domingo]
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Raven covers the beef between Foxy Brown and Lil Kim.
• The Library With Tim Einenkel — with Play (of Kid N Play)
In his 4th documentary, Christopher “Play” Martin, known from the rap and acting duo Kid N Play, introduces an up-close-and-personal documentary short that presents a question to industry peers and friends: ”Can Hip Hop Go To School”? The documentary, Can Hip Hop Go To School premiered Saturday, November 9, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, in Harlem, NY. On the Library this week, Tim talks to Play about the documentary.
• This Week In Hip Hop History (#158), with Duke Eatmon and Ron Maskell
Duke and Ron celebrate the birthdays of Dinco D of Leaders Of The New School and Sticky Fingaz of Onyx, as well as commemorate the release of historical albums by Goodie Mob, 2Pac Shakur as Makaveli, The Roots, The Jungle Brothers and Jay-Z. Duke and Ron also look back on the tragic passing of the legendary Heavy D.