Category Archives: Editorial

West Coast Overdose

Awhile ago, I did a post on Mikah 9, and after listening to the recent Hello Friends podcast episode with that sick Busta Rhymes verse, I felt compelled to do a followup on the 1990s West Coast underground hip hop … Continue reading

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Hello Friends X Love

As you know, “Dj MisterSquid Presents Hello Friends” had its inaugural run last night and we are considering it a success. Love is a really cool place with a cool vibe and a cool dj set up. We mostly played … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding

I am sure many of you have heard about Esperanza Spalding winning the Grammy for Best new Artist. I am shocked and happy about this. One of the rare times the Grammys got it right. Although I did not include … Continue reading

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Vote for our Man DJ Snakes

Register & vote for Hello Friends extended fam, DJ Snakes in the 3 categories He’s nominated for in the Review awards. DJ Snakes has been  up in Saginaw putting  on a Hip Hop night called “The Realness”  and putting out … Continue reading

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Orange Juice & Vitamins

This has been on repeat for the last week!  If you’re familiar with a lot of classic funk and modern soul, then you’ll really appreciate Vitamin D’s latest mix: Vitamin D – Funk On Sight (2010) More after the jump!

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Beezy’s Favorite Albums of 2010

1: Janelle Monae –The Archandroid 2: Cee-Lo Green – The Lady Killer 3: MGMT – Congratulations 4: Massive Attack – Heliogoland 5: Celph Titled – Nineteen Ninety Now 6: Sleigh Bells – Treats 7: Broken Bells – S/T 8: Sharon … Continue reading

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John Legend

No, I’m not just now hearing about John Legend, but over the last couple of years, he has appeared on some projects that have really caused me to pay attention to him. By now, everyone has heard John Legend’s “Ordinary … Continue reading

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