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May 30 marks the birth date of one of the greatest rappers of all time; Big L (R.I.P.). On that date this year, I decided to pay a visit to the mural dedicated to him.

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As stated in the last post, it’s been a while since I post anything here. My Tumblr has been receiving most of my attention. In any case I will try to post here at least once a week.

I’ve recently been slammed by a wall of inspiration splashed by the different shades of  the color blue…

The concept of death has also been on my mind… in what way it relates to us. Whether through fear, celebration or glorification.

It’s probably the fact that I had the time to reflect on my uncle’s passing 5 years ago in April.

It could also be the works of  Actress, Madlib and Yves Klein and the next collection I’m working on talking to me.

I know weird.

Time to make another visit to Long Island City…

On Sunday, February 5 from 1-6 p.m., Pitchfork will present “From Scratch”, an event with electronic music producer Nicolas Jaar at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York. The event will be presented in collaboration with MoMA PS1 and Clown & Sunset Aesthetics, Jarr’s newly formed interdisciplinary culture house with film producer Noah Kraft. Clown & Sunset Aesthetics is the parent company of Jaar’s record label Clown & Sunset

-Pitchfork

This event kicks off MoMA’s weekly winter programming series, “Sunday Sessions” that will run from February 5 to May 13, 2012 from 12pm to 6pm.

Some of the people that will be joining him:

Will Epstein

Dave Harrington

Sasha Spielberg

Lizzie Feidelson

Ryan Staake

oh… and it’s FREE

Sundays have gotten interesting again in New York! B)

TightMike & KayleoStocko… you have officialy caught my attention.

I first took notice of FALCONS on Potholes in my Blog

I can’t front… I slept on their EP. I mean it was cool…

Their Remixxes project however was much more interesting…

Now they dropped what I believe is the song that will put them over the edge in 2012.

From their bandcamp site:

Nigeria is a dark track, a solitary noctural trip through the buildings of a deserted town. Mingling uptempo juke rhythms, R&B, and a unique blend of glitchs,
coupled with samples taken from the African culture, the whole still has a modern flavour, showing us, once again, the extent of the
duo’s influences.

here is visuals to accompany all the awesomeness

Travis Stewart isn’t one to rest on his laurels.

2011 was his year; and I won’t be suprised if 2012 remains that way as well.

in 4 days, he once again takes the Machinedrum mantle to release a new EP under LuckyMe titled SXLND.

Here are two cuts from the EP.

He is also set to release a collab with Harlem wizkid  Azealia Banks on Monday.

Continue to blow our minds Travis.

Due to my static internet connection at the moment, I was not able to post this at an earlier time. I apologize for any inconvinience.

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Artists of 2011

Honorable Mention

SBTRKT

Unlike others before him, SBTRK was able to not fail at delivering a Bass centric album with pop leanings.

15.  Danny Brown

Where do I start with Danny Brown? Is he the future of Detroit’s rap scene? Why is his new release so abrasive? What’s up with his front teeth? Is he aware that he is confusing people with his music when he wears a Tigger costume and rocks the gayest haircut of all time?
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