Posts tagged "homeboy sandman"

Homeboy Sandman on Clippers Controversy: ‘Black People Are Cowards’

Stones Throw-signed MC Homeboy Sandman has weighed in on the current Clippers controversy in a big way. The New York rapper and culture critic took aim…
By: Chris Martins / April 28, 2014

Homeboy Sandman, ‘Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent’ (Stones Throw)

Last month, Hot 97 morning-show host, notoriously aggressive "real hip-hop" defender, and professional Nicki Minaj antagonizer Peter Rosenberg released the pointedly titled free mixtape New…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 15, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: De La Soul Get Cranky Gracefully

De La Soul "Get Away (feat. the Spirit of the Wu)"De La Soul's brand new, totally oldhead track, "Get Away," samples the Wu Tang Forever…
By: Brandon Soderberg / April 25, 2013

Preview Homeboy Sandman’s Golden Age Tribute ‘Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent’

Queens-raised MC Homeboy Sandman is a prolific and prodigiously talented wordsmith who scored one of SPIN's 40 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2012 — with an EP,…
By: Chris Martins / April 16, 2013

Hear Peter Rosenberg’s ‘New York Renaissance’ Mixtape, a Snapshot of a Scene in Flux

Forget your freshmen lists and cool it with the hottest MCs (well, unless you're looking at SPIN's picks) — Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg has dropped…
By: Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Homeboy Sandman’s Mellow Single ‘The Plot Thickens’ Will Melt Your Mind

Homeboy Sandman was among last year's most unfortunately overlooked. The East Coast-bred Stones Throw signee released a slate of songs last year — via the Chimera EP…
By: Chris Martins / March 5, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Lil Wayne Ain’t Crazy, He Just Thinks Our Justice System Is Nuts

That video of Lil Wayne's deposition getting lots of LOLs isn't evidence that he's lost his marbles. It's proof of the American legal system's absurdity,…
By: Brandon Soderberg / September 29, 2012

Rap’s Most Slept-On Releases of 2012’s Second Quarter

There is an Internet niche for everything, so who even knows what "slept-on" means anymore. Here, my definition here leans towards those releases during the…
By: Brandon Soderberg / July 5, 2012

Rap’s Best of 2012, So Far

January and February were light on event records. Rick Ross' overrated Rich Forever seemed to demand we take it seriously simply because it's stuffed with…
By: Brandon Soderberg / February 28, 2012

First Spin: Get Stones Throw Rhymer Homeboy Sandman’s ‘The Miracle’

Demented New York rhymetwister Homeboy Sandman is the latest signing to the Stones Throw roster, an perfectly slow-flowing East Coast version of their woozy, blunted,…
By: christopherschultz / January 23, 2012