Articles in Category: DJsRock

The Early Years of Hip-Hop in Photography

This is a discussion and presentation by 3 photographers who captured some of the earliest photographs of the hip-hop culture in New York City during the 1970′s and 1980′s. Some of the images in this presentation were taken even before…Read more

Feb
25

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All Female DJ’s Rockin the House at LP’n Harmony in Brooklyn

Peace party people, I was able to enjoy listening to 5 out of 6 female DJ’s who played at LPn’ Harmony in Williamsburg Brooklyn on February 15, 2015. There were some really good DJ’s playing a variety of different genres….Read more

Hip-Hop Podcast – #66 Fine And Mellow

*** D O W N L O A D ***  *** D O W N L O A D *** Follow @shakiem007 01 – Joey Bada$$ – Run Up On Ya 02 – Action Bronson – Actin Crazy 03 –…Read more

Hip-Hop Podcast – #65 La Negra

*** Download Podcast *** Follow @shakiem007 01 – Joey Bada$$ – Run Up On Ya 02 – Action Bronson – Actin Crazy 03 – Chris Rivers HUBBS – Lost Souls 04 – Don Logan ft Stalley Curreny – Chain Smoking…Read more

Cause And Effect NYC

Recently, I spent some time with the hip-hop group Cause And Effect in Queens, NY. The duo, consisting of Mighty Buda and Shabazz See, have been rhyming together for more than 20 years and have no intentions of slowing down….Read more

Astoria DJ Group – Rocks the house

The Astoria DJ Group features a collective of DJs who get together to spin a variety of music — every first and third Sunday of the month — at LP& Harmon in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Open Turntable event, held on…Read more

Evil Dee & Buckshot on BlackMoon

Black Moon, one of the  premiere groups of hip-hop’s “Golden Era” recently sat down with Wes Jackson of Brooklynbodega.com and Brian Coleman author of “Check the Technique” at the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn, NY to discuss the inception of…Read more

Back In Biz – DJ Shakiem Hip-Hop Mixtape

Here’s a video of the latest DJ Shakiem Hip-Hop Mixtape on Podomatic and in iTunes. Take a listen and enjoy.

BHF13 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

            Saturday July 13th began as a gloomy and rainy day in Brooklyn, not very good weather for an outdoor concert. However, the rain held up for most of the performances. There was some rain…Read more

Is Hip-Hop History 4th Annual Conference Latino Panel

This year’s fourth annual “Is Hip-Hop Histor” conference began with a reception for “Uncle” Ralph McDaniels to recognize his 30th anniversary of hosting the first hip-hop video program Video Music Box. The keynote speaker was professor Don C. Sawyer III…Read more

This year’s fourth annual “Is Hip-Hop Histor” conference began with a reception for “Uncle” Ralph McDaniels to recognize his 30th anniversary of hosting the first hip-hop video program Video Music Box. The keynote speaker was professor Don C. Sawyer III…Read more

Krush Groove Movie Discussion – NJPAC

Writer, director and hip-hop critic Nelson George hosted a screening and discussion of the 1985 hip-hop movie “Krush Groove” on March 1, 2013 at NJPAC. The panelists were Bill Stephney and Bill Adler. Stephney is a former DefJam president and…Read more

Mar
03

MixTapes

Download #47 Darker Than Blue PLAY Please like our Facebook Page: Faceebook Check me out athttp://www.DJsRock.com 01 – Joell Ortiz – Own It Remix 02 – Joey Bada$$ – Two Lips 03 – Cormega ft Raekwon – Honorable 04 –…Read more

Rakim at NJPAC August 16, 2012

Thursday August 16, 2012 was a beautiful day in the NYC tri-state area and Rakim was scheduled to perform at NJPAC. The opening act was b.FUNK a live hip-hop/funk band. They warmed up the audience for the man event by…Read more

Busta Rhymes & Friends 7/14/2012

2012′s Brooklyn Bodega Hip-Hop Festival was absolutely LEGENDARY! Some of the under-card artists included Ka, Chuuwee, $amhill and Fat Tony. For the main event, Busta started things up by performing many of his hits back to back with his main man…Read more

Toward a Culture-Emergent Hip-Hop Studies

This is a roundtable discussion held earlier this year at the EMP Conference at NYU in New York City. The moderator was Anthony Kwame Harrison and panelists: Ali Colleen Neff, Oliver Wang and Joe Schloss. Below are 3 videos of…Read more

Women In Hip-Hop MoCADA Discussion March 2012

This video is from earlier this year, it’s hip-hop from womens’ perspectives, a discussion that was held at MoCADA in Brooklyn in March 2012. It’s interesting to hear the different opinions about Niki Minaj and the state of hip-hop. One…Read more

White Park Harlem NYC 6/14/2012

I wish I could have gotten some video of the Jam In The Park up in Harlem but there was no filming so I didn’t want to step on anybody’s toes. Noisemaker Media will have footage of the park jams….Read more

Uncle Ralph’s Video Music Box at MoCADA Brooklyn

BrooklynBodega and The Brooklyn Historical Society put on a (#BEI)Bodega Education Initiative on Thursday May 5th, 2012 to discuss the origins of Video Music Box and MoCADA and how they connected for “The Box That Rocks” exhibition at MoCADA running…Read more


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