Bobby Ray / B.O.B. is an artist that brings a breath of fresh air to the game and defies the stereotypes
that are typically labeled on Southern artists that dominate the charts today. Far from a "ringtone rapper", Bobby Ray is leading the new-school of hip hop artists after a series of well-received mixtapes.
His rhyme cadence draws many comparisons to Outkast supernova Andre 3000 and many feel he is the one to restore Atlanta back to its "Old… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 30, 2009 at 7:00am —
POLICE FOUND CUSTOMIZED FIRE EXTINGUISHERS FILLED WITH PAINT AT THE SCENE. Law enforcement raided homes with luxury cars in the driveways, walking out suspects sporting diamond-studded crew insignias around their necks. Authorities project cleanup to run roughly $4 million. All this, the fallout over the half-mile long, three-storey high painting along a portion of the Los Angeles River that has snagged the infamous honor of being the largest… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 28, 2009 at 7:30am —
Hood State of the Union is a news style show starring Charlamagne Da God and comedian Lil' Duval.
In this episode, they introduce Hip Hop Superlatives including Most Likely to Get Blackballed, Cutest Couple, Most Likely to Make It Even If they Don't Make It. Indie Planet will now be posting new episodes of the… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 27, 2009 at 7:30am —
Baltimore based hip-hop artist E-Major released "Make It" in the summer of 09 in support of his LP Majority Rules released on his own indie label Undersound Music. He released a series of high quality visuals (videos) in support of this project including Nuthin Nice, Paper Runnin', which gained additional life due to a slew of remixes.
Directed by Aaron "Zu Keeny" directed the video. This is the type of material that hip-hop fans claim we want, but when its… Continue
Facing Ali turns the cameras on some of Ali’s biggest rivals including George Chuvalo, Sir Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron Lyle, Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks and Ernie Terrell providing a fresh and impactful perspective on the famed boxer, the sport, talent and courage.
“After the Bell” featurette - Director Pete McCormack shares his experience with behind the scenes details about the making of the… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 26, 2009 at 7:30am —
9 long years couldn't keep the collective from the Lest Coast and known throughout the world as Souls of Mischief from collaborating and dropping a new album. Souls just wrapped up a world tour in mid-November. A-Plus, Opio, Phesto, and Tajai kept working throughout the years on each other's solo projects and now have brought Prince Paul in the mix to bring a sonic background to their laid-back Cali flow.
We here at Indie Planet literally argue ALL DAY about who's the best MC, Biggie, Jay-Z, or Nas. The great thing about Slaughterhouse is not actually the music they produce as a collective, but they brought back the PRIDE in being a great lyricist and reciting verses that makes the listener rewind over and over for the sheer dope-ness it provides. With this new video, Microphone all member of Slaughterhouse go in but that's not important. We… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 23, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Dres is dropping two new Black Sheep offering within the next few months. On Dec 1, Dres drops "From the Black Pool of Genius: The Prelude", which is a 5 song EP. The full length drops spring 2010.
"I once heard a poet say that 'hip hop backward is 'pih poh (people)'- the way I see it, many artists are a lot more hip-hop than they ever realized. I would dare to say that any artist over time, regardless of genre, that makes music for… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 23, 2009 at 9:00am —
This record goes hard in the paint, it's almost unusual nowadays to hear New York artists make traditional New York hip hop but Saigon and Fuzzy Womack hit this one right on the button. Check it… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 22, 2009 at 11:04am —
Detroit's own Obie Trice is back for another round with the release of new LP Special Reserve which drops on 12/15. His decision to collaborate solely with one producer (MoSS) echoes the days of traditional hip hop where one sound would dominate an album, thus making it a more consistent piece of work overall.
MoSS has laced Raekwon, Ghostface, Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden, AZ, Sean Price, Slum Village, Havoc, Kool G Rap, KRS-One/Buckshot… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 22, 2009 at 10:57am —
50 Cent has been on promo tour promoting his new album Before I Self Destruct and we've
seen most of the interviews through popular video channels. This interview with I-Tunes
stands out because it's edited to show him in his own words without the interviewer
mentioning Fat Joe, Jay-Z, Rick Ross. It's just his thoughts on various topics in music,
business, and life.
Part 2 Discusses This is 50.com , Downloading , What Makes a… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 10, 2009 at 12:14pm —