Empowering Peace Concert @ Club Fete 7.26.14

Empowering Peace Concert @ Club Fete 7.26.14

Come through July 26th for a night of peace, productivity and art. There will be various performances by Chachi, Eastern Medicine Singers, Krook Rock, Boo the Butler, 5th Elament, Jared Paul, Young Swagg and others. DJ Lady Rock and DJ Knockout will be spinning through out the night. This is a $10 all ages event! All are welcome! Share...
Interview with Ratking

Interview with Ratking

Writer’s note: This interview took place in March 2013 for Juke Magazine, an independent publication out of UK. Unfortunately Juke went defunct and the article was never published. Luckily, RhymeCulture gives me a place to shed some light on Ratking prior to their 2014 release “So It Goes”. Be sure to catch them June 13th, 2014 at the Fete in Providence. Ratking, On Some Next Shit I first heard the name Ratking at a frat party a year prior to this interview. I had gotten into a drunken argument about rap with some kids who looked more hipster than hip hop. Part of me felt I could school them and see if they were about the real shit, or if they were fakin the funk. We kept dropping names, testing each other’s knowledge, but I got tripped up when one of them asked “You ever heard of Ratking?” I hesitantly admitted no, feeling defeated, but it wasn’t my fault. This kid was from Manhattan, in fact he went to school with their frontman Wiki; he clearly had the upper hand. I tried to play it off like Ratking wasn’t shit, and that if I wasn’t up on it, then it wasn’t worth my time. This sort of arrogance was my first mistake, the second being I thought Ratking was a reference to Master Splinter from the Ninja Turtles. Ratking however was not your Saturday morning cartoon special. They are the latest trio and self described hip hop band out of Money Makin’ Manhattan that has re-instated the age old NYC credo of being original. A rat king is a...
#NightOfTheWinners @ The Met | THURSDAY 6.19.14

#NightOfTheWinners @ The Met | THURSDAY 6.19.14

Catch Rocky Diamonds holding down the stage at The Met on June 19th. There’s going to be free giveaways as well as performances from local acts Spocka Summa, Camdeen, Grandstand & YBS Music. LexEffects will be hosting the event as well as Switchasound up in the mix. Tickets can be purchased here. Share...
Edo G “Of Course I’m Fresh” VIDEO

Edo G “Of Course I’m Fresh” VIDEO

Edo G gives us the video treatment with his single Of Course I’m Fresh, from his collaborative release “Confidence Presents G. Dot & Born Featuring EDO. G”. Video by Myster DL from ILL Mannered Films Produced by Confidence iTunes Share...