Posts Tagged ‘The Breaks’

The Breaks: This Week in Local Hip-Hop

Let’s address the elephant in the room: Wale's "Chillin" was a mistake from the jump.

The Breaks: The Week in Local Hip-Hop

A closer look at Chaz French's first project, plus new videos from Diamond District and Fat Trel, and the least-anticipated clip of Yung Gleesh dancing. Ever.

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The first song from Wale's upcoming release, a haunting new GoldLink track, and (finally!) concrete news on Logic's debut album.

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

This is the "Fuck yeah, America" edition of the Breaks, which features thoughts on the strongest local hip-hop project of the year so far (in my opinion, at least), plus new music and videos from Ras Nebyu, Chaz French, Phil Adé, and, finally, a mention of Yo Gotti’s Howard Theatre performance tomorrow night.
Mid-Year Check-In
Somehow 2014 [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

It’s June's final Friday, so we’re going to do something a little different with the Breaks this week. This edition features reflections on Wale’s Back to the Feature mixtape five years later, new visuals from Nike Nando and Rahiem Supreme, and a few words about the Dipset performance at Echostage tonight.
Back to Wale’s Back to the Feature
In [...]

The Breaks: This Week’s DMV Hip-hop Happenings for Friday the 13th

This Friday the 13th edition of the Breaks features new music from Tone P and Visto, Chaz French’s video debut, and a few words about upcoming shows from the Game and Kelis. Oh yeah, and Wale teased some new music. Even on ominous Fridays, these are the breaks.
Tone P on the Mic
Most know Tone P from [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The first June installment of the Breaks features new videos from Beyond Modern and Shy Glizzy, a Logic interview with XXL magazine and a few local hip-hop shows this weekend. Oh, and Wale and Complex magazine finally made nice.
Wale and Complex Magazine Squash Their Beef
Following the phone call heard ‘round the Internet last December, the relationship [...]

The Breaks: DMV Hip-Hop Happenings From the Short Week

It’s been a short week—thanks, Memorial Day! May’s final installment of the Breaks features a laid-back groove from yU, a new video from Black Zheep DZ, and a weekend appearance by the legendary producer, rapper, and DJ Large Professor. These are the breaks.
Dreaming with yU
Over the holiday weekend, Mello Music Group shared "Dreams," a summery, Sunday-appropriate [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The breakbeat is hip-hop’s backbone—and this new column, The Breaks, aims to be the backbone of the DMV hip-hop scene across the board. This week’s edition includes the first leak from Nike Nando’s new project, Logic’s trip to Sway in the Morning, more insight from Mannie Fresh’s NPR visit, and Mobb Deep’s D.C. show tonight. [...]

DMV Hip-Hop Happenings: Shit I Missed Last Week Edition

Here’s a brief rundown of notable releases from across the DMV hip-hop scene that you might've missed last week, plus a few Monday developments. In short, GoldLink discusses a whirlwind love affair, Dino B.A.M is a charmer, and Wale is a very busy man.
Sober Thoughts from GoldLink
The Virginia rapper has been on one hell of a run since [...]