Buzzing Through NYC The Rooks Release New Music "Wonder Why" (audio) • Word Is Bond

Renowned music group The Rooks, release the second single “Wonder Why” off their upcoming album. The trio’s been creating a  large buzz and continue to gain further acclaim from major media and music outlets, and music awards. This latest record gives off head bopping, body shaking, and soul satisfying vibes. Listeners will embrace the ‘Maxwell […]

The Midnight Hour is going on tour next month! • Word Is Bond

After six successful ‘JAZZ IS DEAD’ events in Los Angeles, The Midnight Hour (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad) will be taking their talents across the country! The duo has a seventh LA show, making it 22 tour dates to finish off towards the end of the year. They’re kicking things off in the middle […]

John Jigg$ Follows Up EP Release With Visuals For "Good Friday" • Word Is Bond

Just mere weeks after the release of his “Teflon John” EP, John Jigg$ releases a new project “Good Friday” produced entirely by DJ Concept. The EP is available for digital streaming and purchase. The lyrical monarch gathered his team and headed West to shoot visuals for “Good Friday” the single.  The crew compassed downtown, the […]

There is a Jean-Michel Basquiat musical in the works… • Word Is Bond

A Broadway music focused on the life and works of one of the most influential artists of the 20th century is currently in production by Jon Batiste. Batiste, who’s currently the bandleader & musical director for the Late Show With Stephen Colbert, will be showcasing the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1980s New York – from […]

Black Moon's 'Enta Da Stage' 25th Anniversary Show at SOBs! • Word Is Bond

In the words on DJ Evil Dee (linear notes): “This album was done on blunted terms. Anyone who is offended by the contents of the album, FUCK YOU. Nuff said.” In the 90s, Black Moon was basically EVERYTHING hiphop fans wanted to be like. The idea of having huge crews in your music videos was […]

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 […]