Friday, July 14, 2006

The Weekender

It’s the real to reel, or CD, whatever you choose. Nothing but the best street news and previews from Noah’s wise old Grand Dad. If you like to move it, move it, then take a look at these fine online bargains and bonus cuts! Another good bag from your favorite hip-hop Uncle Q, aka Mr. Methuselah! Love and light you beeyooottccchheess!
Audio/Video Picks
Prince Paul A Prince Among Thieves

"Right About Now - Ms. Hill"-Talib Kweli

Scene from "Slam" - "Amethyst Rocks Jail Yard Scene"

If you’re in downtown LA, you really should be shopping for your music at SolSounds. The new hip-hop shop is located across the street from the Convention and Staples Center, and that place is PACKED with heat! On a good day, you might catch some local DJs getting busy on the turntables, ladies picking up their latest late night grooves, and the newest sounds in hip-hop banging out the speakers. The guys at SolSounds have a lot of event planned in the upcoming weeks, with a open DJ competition and live in-stores thie Saturday and Sunday. For more info, check out the stores MySpace page, add them, and tell them Q sent you!

Protected with a key!

X-Clan is preparing to release their new CD “Return To Mecca”. The legendary hip-hop group will also be on the road this summer, touring with none other than Jurassic 5 on the Feedback Tour! This should be one of the hottest tours of the summer, as both groups are hip-hop purist and crowd rockers. The spirit of Porfessor X will no doubt be with them all, as they take the show on the road. Stay tuned for more info on the tour, the new CD and hopefully soon, you can heed the word of the brother soon here!

Who want to Smoke My Honey Bowl?
The jump off!
Rock The Bells is coming back to Cali, and if it is anywhere near as hot as last years show, you will not want to miss it! With back to back shows in San Bernardino and Concord, the crew at Gorilla Union are about to bring it live for you hip-hop heads out there! Schedule artist to perform are Talib Kweli, Redman, Wu-Tang Clan ,Mos Def, Del The Funky Homespien, Immortal Technique, MURS 3:16, Visionaries, Self Scientific and Sway And King Tech hosting the nights! If you live outside of California, this show might be a good reason to finally book that trip out West you’ve been frontin’ on.

Oh shit… want another reason to book that flight, read the following bit from the press release…. “if that wasn’t enough, Supernatural will be attempting to break The Guinness Book of World Records for Longest Freestyle Rap of 8 hours and 45 minutes currently held by Canadian rapper, D.O.”…check Expedia, they might have a last minute deal…
Make sure you check out The Kayaro Market! It's like a online garage sale with flair. Stay tuned as we are adding more items everyday!