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Pete Rock & CL Smooth All Souled Out 25th Anniversary Mixtape

The homie Chris Read has crafted yet another super dope mixtape, this time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s debut EP All Souled Out. Originally posted on Wax Poetics here. *   To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s now classic debut All Souled Out, released June 25th, […]

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Jay Z Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary Mixtape

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt, the homie DJ Matman created a super fine mixtape for Wax Poetics and WhoSampled. Peep the feature as it ran on Wax Poetics below! * “My house was the party house; I had the cool parents. My pops and my mom both had afros, it […]

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The Pharcyde Labcabincalifornia 20th Anniversary Mixtape

The Pharcyde’s sophomore album Labcabincalifornia is one my very favourite records. It was a real pleasure to work on this 20th anniversary feature for Wax Poetics, and to assist my homie Chris Read on the anniversary mixtape. Peep the feature below or find it on Wax Poetics here. Enjoy! * On November 14, 1995, West Coast […]

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Dating Advice from Female Rappers

This month I wrote my first ever article for Buzzfeed titled “16 Times Female Rappers Were Totally On Point About Relationships.” Basically an excuse to listen to all my favourite female hip-hop artists on repeat (think Bahamadia, Yo-Yo, MC Lyte, Monie Love …), I had a great time writing this piece. I’ve shared it below, and you […]

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Man Repeller Writer’s Club : First Kiss

Last month, the Man Repeller Writer’s Club set a brief to write 500 words on the time you had your first kiss. I gave it a go, and while my piece did not get selected for the Man Repeller site, I thought I would share it here. I would certainly like to think I have […]