Blog: hip-hop

“Party Up” and Beyond

DMX left behind a robust catalog of gruff and visceral hip-hop tracks. If you want to go beyond megahit "Party Up" you're going to have to use your library card up in here, up in here.

Happy Little Trees: A Playlist

A collection of songs that are not thought of as happy songs in the traditional sense, but are uplifting just the same. This post includes classics and lesser known gems from musical groups and/or musicians like The Monkees, Bill Withers, Nick Drake, The Mountain Goats, Outkast and many more.

Albums to Adore: Surf

​Most people don’t expect a Hip hop group to be led by a trumpeter. However, the debut album by Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment does little to conform to expectations. The group features artist Chance the Rapper as well as appearances by other industry giants including; Big Sean, Busta Rhymes, and Erykah Badu.