Tech N9ne's Independent Grind Tour 2018 starts in October! • Word Is Bond

Tech N9ne is about to embark on a national tour this fall, and he has released the dates on what venues he will be hitting up with Dizzy Wright, Futuristic, and Krizz Kaliko. Included in those dates are a couple of festivals he will be performing at as well. Check out the dates below, and […]

Evidence releases visuals for 'The Factory'; Plus European Tour Dates • Word Is Bond

 Check out the 6th video from the Weather or Not rapper – which includes a compilation of pictures depicting the city of Los Angeles from various time frames. Surprisingly it includes Evidence without his hat. I’m not sure if anyone has ever seen him without his hat – but this is my first! Track is […]

World's Fair – Win4 feat. Jeff Donna, Cody B. Ware, Nasty Nigel • Word Is Bond

New York’s own World’s Fair returns with a new video dropped for their upcoming album, New Lows. The song Win4 is a “triumphant ode to Queens and the freedom, danger and spontaneity of a night in New York,” according to the press release. “Using the corner store/bodega as a common checkpoint surrounding what occurs in most inner […]

RBMA: Engineering the Wu-Tang Clan's '36 Chambers' Album • Word Is Bond

A little over a week ago, the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) did a segment called ‘Mixing & Mastering’ which gives you a closer look at the last stages of recording a project. They’ve covered a number of artists, one of them in particular, is the Wu-Tang Clan and their debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 […]

WATCH: DJ MUGGS – Death Wish (feat. MF DOOM & Freddie Gibbs) • Word Is Bond

The gruesome animated visuals to DJ Muggs’ first single is now here. Make sure you cop that ‘Dia De Anniversario’ album on August 3rd. Two reminders: Kool G Rap’s ‘chapter’ is next up to bat, so stay tuned. Also, this Saturday, meet Muggs and cop his ‘Death Wish’ vinyl at his pop-up event at RappCats. […]

Rakim x The Midnight Hour: NPR's Tiny Desk Concert • Word Is Bond

It has been close to a decade since we’ve heard Rakim released some new music, but that didnt mean that he wasn’t busy. He and Eric B got together to tour for the first time in 25 years back in April, and also linked up earlier this month for the Yo! MTV Raps! 30th Anniversary […]

DJ Muggs Announces New Album, releases single with MF DOOM & Freddie Gibbs • Word Is Bond

DJ Muggs has just announced a new album called ‘Assassination Day’, which is scheduled to be released August 3rd through his Soul Assassins imprint. The album itself will feature a “chapter” concept with a number of emcees. For example, MF DOOM has a two-song “chapter” with one of the collaborative tracks featuring Freddie Gibbs (as […]

LA: The fourth installment of JAZZISDEAD returns this saturday! • Word Is Bond

After three successful events that included Pete Rock, Georgia Anne Muldrow, two orchestras, Novena Carmel (the youngest daughter of Sly Stone), the emergence of two outstanding women who would be the leading talent called Voices of Gemma, and one hell of a lineup which included amazing local talent – here comes the fourth installment of […]