When we decided to produce 1VIBE Originals we set out to earn a reputation as a source for creative hip-hop content. To do this, we need to expand how we think of hip-hop experiment with unique content formats. Yesterday we introduced Visual Vibrations – a series inviting photographers to remix their love for photography and music. The first episode features Toronto photographer 47mind who blessed us with some dope photos and a fresh 12-track mixtape.
This week we also celebrated the 25 Year Anniversary of Mobb Deep’s “The Infamous” album which is one of our all time favorite hip-hop projects. R.I.P. Prodigy!
Another newly released project we recommend you listen to is DJ Critical Hype’s “In Search Of… COLE” mix which puts J. Cole’s best raps over beats from legendary production duo The Neptunes.
When we decided to produce 1VIBE Originals we set out to earn a reputation as a source for creative hip-hop content. I recently watched the Netflix documentary LA Originals and was inspired by the impact photographer Estevan Oriol and artist Mister Cartoon have had on hip-hop culture.
In the mid-1990s, New York City was in the midst of a major hip-hop resurgence. As the West Coast had taken hold of the mainstream circa 1992, New York had answered with a new generation of hardcore emcees and producers that led the East raging back to prominence.
“It’s safe to say, I’m going on a tear,” Benny the Butcher says over the phone, running through a list of projects he’ll be releasing soon. “I’m about to tear shit up.” After Benny’s Griselda crew had a breakout year in 2019, the Buffalo rapper has spent the early months of 2020 laying out a plan to build on that momentum.
Juice WRLD tragically passed away in late 2019, leaving behind brokenhearted fans and a vast catalog of unreleased music. Today, the late rapper’s estate released his first posthumous single as a lead artist: “Righteous.”
The thought provoking short film depicts an alternate reality where typical experiences attached to African American/Urban culture are flipped. The inner city narrative follows a struggling white teen, played by Oscar nominee Lucas Hedges
Astronomical is an other-worldly experience by Travis Scott and Cactus Jack’s creations, built from the ground up in Fortnite. Featuring the songs: Sicko Mode, Highest In The Room, Goosebumps, Stargazing, and The Scotts.
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