People either appreciated their eccentric take on funk and soul as pretty phenomenal, especially on their debut Tawk Tomahawk. Or, not enough even noticed them. This is what makes their follow-up Choose Your Weapon such a triumph. It retains the dense, sonically progressive elements of Tawk Tomahawk while being an incredibly easier listen.
Avoiding complacency has been a lifelong objective for Boogie. He’s helped break the mobius ring of gang violence and absent fatherhood by changing himself. His next goal, ensuring he doesn’t implode on the hype.
Speaking with DX, Calhoun discusses the process of leaving Strange Music, how much he made before and after his time with the label and his own venture Black Gold.
While many MCs of various levels celebrate the mighty fine herb, most fail to inform the fans on a systemic level. Hopefully this could lead toward more becoming more proactive. In the mean time, here are HipHopDX’s five reasons the man who only wanted a big booty hoe for his birthday outsmarted the former prosecutor and television host.
It’s been a while since I’ve updated this site because HipHopDX has me oh so busy. With that in mind, I’ll be making some best off so far list of everything I’ve done with the online publication.
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There are some things that are never out of fashion because they just look good. But if you want classic style these days you have to get it made.
Before becoming the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer he is today, alternative soul singer Timothy Bloom was just an army brat spending his younger days traveling the world with his family. “I think it’s just being social and being able to adapt to your environment,” explains the one time VH1 Soul You Oughta Know artist. “With dad being in the military and being a pastor with all the movement we did, I was able to expand culturally.” Coming from a religious background meant the church became his first stage in fulfilling his eventual career in music. According to Bloom, he discovered music to be his spiritual outlet.