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Planet Ill 2015 Indie and Underground Hip-Hop Part 2
By: tjlove - 11 January 2016 - 0 Comments

The Planet brings you part 2 of the 2015 year in indie and underground Hip-Hop [...]

Planet Ill 2015 Indie and Underground Hip-Hop Part 1
By: tjlove - 05 January 2016 - 0 Comments

Planet Ill is back to work with the 2015 Indie and Underground Hip-Hop Rap-Up [...]

Firing Squad Radio: RIP Sean Price, RIP NY Jets, Oath Keepers in Ferguson And More
By: odeisel - 17 August 2015 - 0 Comments

The Firing Squad takes aim at the Oath Keepers, a possible Trump victory, another Black police shooting victim in Texas and the late, great Sean Price [...]

The Firing Squad: Mike Brown’s Legacy, Trump Rolls, Grits…Overrated
By: odeisel - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Odeisel The Firing Squad takes a look at the legacy of Mike Brown’s death, a year after his murder by policeman in Ferguson Missouri. We look at the community effect and what the [...]

Planet Ill Says Goodbye To Our Friend Sean Price
By: odeisel - 10 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Odeisel We cover death fairly often in rap music. More often than I would like, but that is the nature of the beast. Sometimes it is medical like MC Trouble. Sometimes it is [...]

IllSide Radio: BET Awards Wrap Up, Skyzoo’s Friends & MC Ren’s Value
By: squareonechicity - 02 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By WeekendGabe This week Odeisel and WeekendGabe wrap up this past weekend’s BET Award winners and losers. We discuss Skyzoo’s latest, Music For My Friends. We close out by dissecting MC Ren’s value in [...]

IllSide Radio: The Tidal Wave of Kendrick Lamar
By: squareonechicity - 13 April 2015 - 0 Comments

This week's IllSide Radio teaches you how to Pimp butterlies and hang 10 on Jigga's Tidal wave [...]

Drake: If You Reading This You’re Too Late
By: odeisel - 13 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Drake sneaks in the first surprise of 2015 with If You're Reading This You're Too Late. [...]

The Firing Squad: Kendrick’s Black Berry, Police Indictments, J. Prince Warnings & More
By: odeisel - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Odeisel “Real journalism is publishing something someone else does not want published – the rest is just public relations.” George Orwell With so much drama in the world today in our communities on [...]

Marvin Ellison: From The Pen To The Pen
By: odeisel - 14 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Odeisel Marvin Ellison once roamed the streets of New Jersey a criminal. Forced into the street life at the age of nine, he quickly adapted to the ways of his world  and ended [...]