By: Njera Perkins Twitter: @_l0veautumn Instagram: @l0veautumn Harlem rapper, Dave East returns with a new video for his song “The Real Is Back” from his Kairi Chanel project. East traveled to Philadelphia to shoot the visual with hip hop legend Beanie Sigel. The two rappers linked up for this gritty video shoot on East’s aunt’s […]
By Paiea Kalili Twitter: @theFLYinHAWiian Instagram: @theflyinhawiian “Rap City: Tha Basement” was a very popular show on BET that contributed to hip-hop; we miss it! The show ran from 1989 to 2008. Until we can get our music television channels to start playing music again, and yes I’m talking to you MTV and VH1, we […]
By Paiea Kalili Twitter: @theFLYinHAWiian Instagram: @theflyinhawiian Hip-hop goes in cycles. Every few years, a rapper comes along and puts his finger on the pulse of the game. We’ve seen Biggie, Jay, Nelly, Eminem, Ja Rule, 50 Cent, Drake, and so on. Each have their period in hip-hop. What you can call their “Matrix” moment. That […]
By Paiea Kalili Twitter: @theFLYinHAWiian Instagram: @theflyinhawiian They say music lives on forever, and they say music is an art form that is supposed to touch people’s heart and live on long after death. Jay Z and Beanie Sigel’s “Where Have You Been?” was the first song that incorporated all those qualities for me. I never […]
Philly legend, Beanie Sigel, is back with a track produced by Jahlil Beats. Listen to the track below and tell us your thoughts.
Throwback Thursday is a time to go back and reminisce on what was… A time when people like Freeway and Beanie Sigel were dominating Philly’s hip hop radio stations; or when Jill Scott was on the rise and Meek was still Meek Millz. BlackAPhillyated takes you back to some of Philly’s favorite artists’ videos every Thursday. Here’s this week’s […]
A list of upcoming concerts and artists coming to the city. Links are provided for you to view ticket prices. Who: Vince Staples When: December 2, 2015 Where: Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA Purchase: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/972063/tfly?utm_medium=api&utm_medium=291182 Who: Yo Gotti When: December 3, 2015 Where: Theater of the Living Arts (TLA) 334 South Street, […]