Top Albums of 2011: 60-41

Better late than never, right? Well, at least that’s what we like to tell ourselves. Albeit quite a few weeks into 2012, here is BRM‘s list for the top albums of 2011, continuing with numbers 60 to 41… 60 – The Kills, Blood Pressures (Domino)59 – Common, The Dreamer / The Believer (Think Common / Warner)58 – Active Child, You Are All I See (Vagrant) 57 – Caveman, CoCo Beware (Magic Man!) 56 – Little Dragon, Ritual Union (Peacefrog) 55... Read More

Photos: Hennessy VS Presents The BET Honors Afterparty (MLK Weekend)

Check out some photos from The BET Honors Afterparty at The Park on Fourteenth during MLK Weekend in DC. The party was presented by Hennessy VS, with guests including Common, Jill Scott, D-Nice, Anthony Hamilton and Raekwon. You can see more here. Photos by TechieNYC  Read More

Preview Common’s New Album “The Dreamer/The Believer”

Highly-influential emcee Common drops his new album, The Dreamer / The Believer, next week on December 20th… but today the entire album is streaming for your listening pleasure. Listen below, and also be sure to check him out on AMC’s Hell On Wheels… it’s a good fucking show.  Read More

Common is “Sweet” in support of Haiti

Grammy Award-winning artist, actor and writer, Common, will celebrate the launch of his new music video “Sweet” with a screening and cocktail party. The “Sweet” video will also have an exclusive online premier at www.ustream.tv/channel/thinkcommonlive on Monday, November 14th at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST. The video can be viewed for a donation of one dollar, with all proceeds going to J/P Haitian Relief Organization. The event will take place... Read More

Cocaine 80s – Ghost Lady EP [8.0]

Who–or what–is Cocaine 80s? A better question would be what took the collective so long to come together and bring to our ears the unique sound that is all theirs. Ghost Lady, which was posted to Cocaine 80s’ website October 21, is a seven-track EP that almost perfectly blends the talents of each of its contributors. Hip-hop legend Common, super producer and “The Godfather of Chicago Hip-hop” No ID, R&B singer/songwriter... Read More



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