East Coast producer/DJ RJD2 will be appearing at the El Rey this coming Tuesday, April 6.
This "sample slayer" will be showcasing material from his recent, hip-hop inflected album The Colossus.
RJD2's show will present "a mixture of live-band playing and turntable shenanigans," plus, allege ... More >>
definitivejux.netIt's a sad day for hip-hop. After months of speculation amongst fans, Definitive Jux founder EL-P released a statement today announcing his plans to officially put the independent label on hiatus in 2010, and step down from his role as artistic director in order to concentrat ... More >>
The morning after the Grammy nominations are announced is usually a pretty harrowing moment for many music fans as we struggle to come to terms with what the rest of America is listening to. And not even in a snobby way; just in an ignorant way. By not listening to pop radio when we're driving (or e ... More >>
It's reductive to say that if you like Deadringer and Entroducing, you'll probably like Standing on the Shoulders of Giants. Then again, that's just the sort of thing you're going to get when you explicitly invite the comparison in your album title, not to mention referencing Shadow and RJD2 in ... More >>