Hip Hop

by / on September 18, 2016 at 3:50 pm / in Dance / Electro, Hip Hop, Indie / Alternative, Lists, Metal / Hard Rock, Rock

10 amazing music documentaries you can watch for free right now

We’re living in a golden age of music, with an unprecedented level of entertainment at our fingertips. Amidst the unfathomable heap of music videos currently available across YouTube, there’s also some amazing cinematic gems which you can watch in full, for free. We cout down 10 of the best free music films you can check out right now.   American […]

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by / on July 25, 2016 at 5:03 pm / in Hip Hop, News

Watch the evolution of 30 years of Hip Hop in six minutes

Boston based rapper Alyssa Marie has managed to chronicle the most formative song of the past 30 years into a single track entitled ‘The Evolution Of Hip Hop.’   As the name alludes to, the track comprehensively documents the progress of the genre from 1984 through to the present day. There’s something for everyone from die hard hip hop fans to the occasional listener and […]

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by / on March 10, 2016 at 6:15 pm / in Hip Hop, Interviews

Interview: UNDA is bringing Bangkok’s hip hop scene out of the underground

A product of two cultures, Sean Carter, otherwise known as UNDA, is on a mission to spread hip hop across Thailand. Raised between the revered east coast mecca of hiphop, Georgia, Atlanta, and Thailand, the country he now calls home, his upbringing has afforded him a unique perspective on music, love and life. As a result, the musical creations he […]

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by / on November 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm / in Dance / Electro, Festivals, Hip Hop, Indie / Alternative, Pop, Rock

Clockenflap announces digital guide to the festival with launch of official app

With 10 stages, more than 130 acts and 60,000 people attending across three days, there’s nothing that comes even close to Clockenflap in Hong Kong’s cultural calendar. But if you’re planning on experiencing Clockenflap to its fullest  you’re going to need some help and the Clockenflap app is here to help.  

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by / on October 26, 2015 at 1:08 pm / in Dance / Electro, Hip Hop, Interviews

Mr Scruff: Asia bound, but this time without his vinyl

Mr Scruff is bringing his signature grooves to Neon Lights and Clockenflap festivals, but this time, as he explains exclusively to Music Weekly Asia, he’s doing things a little bit differently.

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by / on October 6, 2015 at 4:20 pm / in Hip Hop, Music Charts

Will Smith back in the studio, planning world tour with Jazzy Jeff

The former Fresh Prince has spoken about his musical ambitions in his first music related interview in the past 10 years.

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by / on September 3, 2015 at 5:01 pm / in Hip Hop, Music Charts, Pop

Chris Brown shows some love to K-Pop idols Got7 on Instagram

On September 3rd Chris Brown  caught fans unaware with an unexpected surprise on his personal Instagram account, posting a picture of 7-member K-Pop idol boy group, GOT7.

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by / on August 19, 2015 at 2:36 pm / in Buzz, Hip Hop

Female journalist beaten by Dr. Dre says ‘Straight Outta Compton’ omits abusive past

One week after rap mogul Dr Dre opened up about his storied abuse allegations, two women involved in the incidents years ago have spoken out about their exclusion from the new NWA biopic.   Despite R&B singer Michel’le being engaged to Dre and sharing a son with him, in a filmed interview with VldTV, she said she was not surprised for […]

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by / on July 21, 2015 at 4:22 pm / in Dance / Electro, Events, Hip Hop

Shaq ditches dunks for decks as he prepares for DJ set at TomorrowWorld

He’s been a genie, a (mediocre at best) rapper, defied gravity and has even been an honorary reserve police officer across multiple police departments. Now Shaq is adding another job title to his already expansive resume – Trap DJ.   The 7-foot-tall ex-NBA star slated to make his festival debut at TomorrowWorld in September. The Atlanta based EDM festival boasts a […]

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by / on June 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm / in Hip Hop, News

P Diddy arrested for allegedly assaulting football coach with kettlebell

So as it turns out, Puff Daddy, P Diddy, Sean Combs really takes his football pretty seriously.

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by / on May 26, 2015 at 8:40 pm / in Dance / Electro, Hip Hop

Future Music Festival Asia – What went wrong and where to from here?

We speak to Livescape’s Director of Live Events Rahul Kukreja about the return of one of the region’s favorite rock festivals, the future of EDM festivals and hear what really happened with this year’s Future Music Festival Asia cancellation.

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by / on May 13, 2015 at 4:13 pm / in Culture, Hip Hop

Did Jay Z just give Beyoncé the ultimate Game Of Thrones gift?

There comes a point in every uber-wealthy couple’s life where you simply start running out of things to buy yourselves and it fnally seems like Jay Z and Beyoncé might have hit that point. You’ve already got a fleet of cars, you own luxury properties across the globe, there’s the the apparel lines, basketball teams and now, a music streaming service. […]

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 12:14 pm / in Artists / Bands, Hip Hop, Interviews

Iggy Azalea: Criticism of me ‘has 100,000 percent to do with the fact I have a vagina’

Never far from the spotlight, Iggy Azalea has seen her fair share of scandal over the past few months. Whether it’s her feud with Eminem over rape lyrics in his songs or defending her music from claims of cultural appropriation from Azealia Banks and Q-Tip, it seems there’s been more of a spotlight on her than on her music.   In […]

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by / on November 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm / in Hip Hop, Interviews

Skibs, The Hong Kong Kid

Skibs, a 18 year old rapper from Hong Kong will make his main stage debut at the inaugural BloHK Party event on Dec 7, curated by Pharrell Williams. Interview.

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by / on July 11, 2013 at 5:54 pm / in Culture, Hip Hop, Releases

ShiGGa Shay’s Run-In With the Chinese Mafia

Topping the Singapore music charts, hip hop single “LimPeh” will drive you in a fun Chinese gangster movie. Here’s more about the creative ShiGGa Shay.

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by / on June 24, 2013 at 1:52 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Hip Hop

REVIEW: Kanye West – Yeezus

In a wave of hype almost as big as his daughter’s name, Kanye West’s sixth studio album ‘Yeezus’ has landed on the scene. It already split the music world in half with love/hate reactions – which side are we on? Read the review.

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by / on June 17, 2013 at 4:42 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Hip Hop, Pop

REVIEW: The Lonely Island – The Wack Album

America’s funniest comedy trio, The Lonely Island, have returned with a brand new release and are once again bringing along an entourage of celebrities on ‘The Wack Album’. Read the review.

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by / on June 17, 2013 at 11:50 am / in Artists / Bands, Hip Hop

Abra’s “Gayuma” Reaches 22M Youtube Views

Gaining over 22 million views on Youtube for his music video for “Gayuma”, Abra is a force to be reckoned with in the Filipino hip-hop and rap scene.

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by / on May 29, 2013 at 12:31 pm / in Culture, Events, Hip Hop

Indie hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces to hit Singapore

Seattle hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces will thrill Home Club, on the 21st of June.

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by / on April 22, 2013 at 4:02 pm / in Culture, Hip Hop, Interviews

The Man behind Big Wig Festival 2013

Big and colourful wigs, anyone?! An interview with Andre Chalson, the man behind Big Wig Festival in Singapore.

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