The Rap Up returns for its first edition of 2018 with new music from Warhol.SS, Bruno Mars & Cardi B, and more.
Ghostface, Chef, Cam & China, Sauce Walka, DOOM, Vito, Herb, Bronson, Del Fresco
Harold Stallworth fell to the third round of the draft. Shallah Raekwon is more observant than the secret service. He whips the Call of Duty Wrangler, frequents warehouses furnished with strippers, punches holes through his lady’s drywall partitions, and occasionally serenades bitches. These are just a few of the devilish details from “Stop Tripping,” the […]
Max Bell wishes Santa Monica had bodegas.  Bodega Bamz has always had potential. His alignment with A$AP Mob garnered deserved exposure, but I’ve always hoped for a different sonic direction. A$AP already does A$AP what does. And while the fellow Harlemite is competent over A$AP’s blend of grim Three 6 Mafia trap and ethereal Clams-Casino-esque atmospherics […]
Zilla Rocca is a 5 O’clock Shadowboxer holding the sector After the hellish winter we suffered along the east coast in 2013-2014, where 60 inches of snow pelted us into psychological mince meat, the spring of 2014 has been a mirage of sorts – 80 degree temperatures overtaken by rain, cool nights, and beautiful sunny […]
Harold Stallworth will always roots for the villain. This year’s spring has been absurdly slow in arriving to Washington D.C., but better late than polar vortex. Bidding farewell to old man winter is a bittersweet occasion, seeing as how my dearest strains of music and fashion were born out of blistering winds and torrential snowfall. […]
Chef Raekwon Bakes Marble Cake September 30, 2013
Harold Stallworth sips the Pora and listens to Cappadonna. Last Thursday, I made an impromptu visit to “Fuego,” a Maryland strip club nestled behind an industrial strip off Kenilworth Avenue. It’s the neapolitan ice cream of adult entertainment. Three different exotic dance troupes, divvied by ethnicity, take turns occupying the main stage in half-hour rotations. […]
If you had told me in ’95 that in 2012, Raekwon would be the only one still really holding the Wu Tang legacy down, I’d have argued but agreed that it was reasonable. If you had told me the same thing in 2002, I would have laughed at you. In 2012, I would have to […]
Nothing incites crisis quite like the favorite group of your teenage years slumping into middle-aged stasis. Have I ever mentioned that I love Wu-Tang? Maybe once or twice. I have learned more from Tony Starks than all teachers. Rae taught me to politick until I dittoed. GZA once explained the importance of water to me.  […]