Author: Reg The Ruler

Queens is still producing quality rappers. There is a long legacy of true lyricist that have come out of Q-boro, like Nas, MC Shan, Kool G Rap, Prodigy and Pharoahe Monch. And now there is a new wave emerging. While other markets are concerned about losing its voice to mumble rap, Queens is still holding it down for the golden age of hip -hop, and TR3 is a prime example. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSiyenBEMG4 His debut album Rome Wasn’t has all the elements of a solid showing for an ambitious young emcee. The album is 12 tracks of some dope boom bap hip-hop…

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On the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s Image Award winning biopic of Malcolm X, the incomparable director stopped by to talk about a remake another classic, “She’s Gotta Have It”. This modern day version of the 1986 black and white film reimagines Nola Darling as a bold, vulnerable, sex positive, polyamorous pan-sexual twenty-something-year-old, as she dates three different men while trying to juggle family, friends and successful career. Just in time for that Thanksgiving hangover all 10 episodes will be on Netflix ready for you to binge watch. Watch the trailer below and be sure to catch a few episodes…

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Jake&Papa are getting warmed up for another Tattoos&Blues season by dropping off their new track, “ALL4U,” produced by Jordan Manswell & Jandre Amos. “There’s a message to be heard here. In a world with so much chaos & confusion… women need to know there are still some real ones out there willing to give their all… still willing to stand and fight for something real.” – Jake&Papa

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Left Lane Didon & Jay NiCE dropped their long awaited joint project, Immobiliare and does not disappoint. Carefully crafting their sound, the duo uniquely re-creates a 90’s sound with a flavor that is very much in the present. They floated us “AC Massacre” featuring Conway and “Bensonhurst Street Festival” featuring Benny The Butcher a few months ago. Today we get the full release of the project along with a visual for “Saint Sebastian”. Immobiliare showcases production from some guys you should get familiar with, Marty, Tone Beatz, Nadro & Brian Spencer. The 6 track project is also carefully thought out…

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