24 posts tagged with music by cashman.
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Nicole catches a body beatboxing

Nicole battles her dad in beatboxing. He disputes the outcome of the first battle, so Nicole leaves no doubt in his mind after the second one. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Jul 2, 2015 - 38 comments

Until I pulled out my Parakeet

Sometimes you just want a quick story before bed. (SLYT, NSFW)
posted by cashman on Mar 17, 2015 - 6 comments

Hot lava, hot lava

Azealia Banks offers an interactive experience for her song Wallace. Open in Chrome.
posted by cashman on Mar 13, 2015 - 8 comments


Ali Graham's Beyonce VS Zombies
posted by cashman on Feb 28, 2014 - 3 comments

Push the Envelope, Watch it Bend

Sam Westphalen's Guitar Percussion Cover of Tool's Lateralus.
posted by cashman on Feb 1, 2014 - 13 comments

Lauryn is the New Back

Hip Hop legend Lauryn Hill is set to be released from federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut today. It is the prison Piper Kerman was also in, depicted in the netflix series Orange is the New Black. Lauryn's team has released a new track as part of a new material called Letters from Exile. Consumerism.
posted by cashman on Oct 4, 2013 - 18 comments

Kendrick Lamar's Verse on Control

Earlier this week, Big Sean released Control (7:32), a song that features a second verse from Kendrick Lamar and a third verse from Jay Electronica. Kendrick's two and a half minute verse was pretty standard fare in hip hop - bragging, saying he's the best, displaying talent on the mic. But in just 3 days, the rap world's response to Kendrick's verse has been almost unprecedented. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Aug 15, 2013 - 473 comments

If I Could Just Teach This to You

"Women in hip hop are more important than men in hip hop". KRS-1 recently gave a lecture at Fresno State detailing the very beginnings of hip hop in the early 1970's. Even if you've been following hip hop your whole life, you will likely still learn something incredible about the history of this art form.
posted by cashman on Aug 12, 2013 - 12 comments

She The People

Democracy Distilled: A History of America's Voting Rights. Remember to vote this November. Women in America, let's rise up. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Oct 23, 2012 - 32 comments

The return of iamamiwhoami

Remember iamamiwhoami? Jonna Lee's previously mysterious little music project complete with codes and secrets, has begun releasing new song-length videos every couple of weeks. On Valentines Day, Sever, then Drops. Today, Good Worker. The videos are just as odd as when the project first started.
posted by cashman on Mar 13, 2012 - 8 comments

Yuletide carols being rapped by emcees...

Christmas is tomorrow and some new Christmas songs have come out in the past week. You can go the nice route: What did you get for Christmas? Did you get everything on your wish list? Or go the naughty route: You're still a slave if you celebrate Christmas.
posted by cashman on Dec 24, 2011 - 12 comments

When I'm gone, my mind remains a planet

Hip hop’s last enigma. 90 minutes of music and interviewing one of the best lyricists there is, via the Red Bull Academy Lecture series. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Nov 7, 2011 - 28 comments

Give the drummer some...pipe down, give the plumber some

"The Phonte mixtape to end all Phonte mixtapes. 70 tracks, 78 minutes, covering the past 10 years of my career all mixed and selected by DJ Flash." Phonte is a singer, rapper, one third(ish) of the rap group Little Brother, and the collaboration Foreign Exchange.
posted by cashman on Sep 24, 2011 - 4 comments

Just when things seem the same and the whole scene is lame I come and reign with the unexplained

John Mayer visits Berklee to speak to students and offer insight on learning music theory, making music, listening to music, and the temptation to publish yourself. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Jul 18, 2011 - 64 comments

Why you in my ear rhymin? It's not American Idol, I'm not Simon

Music artists have long talked about trying to get into the game, getting pestered by those trying to get into the game, and unceremoniously falling out of the game. Want to get your music heard by the industry? Violator's Chris Lighty has an answer. Pleaselistentomydemo.com.
posted by cashman on May 14, 2011 - 16 comments

I can take a phrase that's rarely heard - flip it - now it's a daily word

In the early 1990's, a young Kejuan Muchita put to use a recording from 5 years before he was born. The recording was Herbie Hancock's 1969 song "Jessica". Not ringing a bell? Well perhaps this brief video will help you listen to how it morphed into something just as beautiful, and perhaps more familiar. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Apr 6, 2011 - 18 comments

Mmm hmm! Mmm hm! Mmm hmm!

You may have seen the Chrysler commercial during the Super Bowl that featured a hip hop act, with the narrator going on about how outsiders didn't know anything about a certain city in Michigan? But we're not talking about that Detroit City, we're talking about this Detroit CYDI. Yeah Bitch. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Feb 14, 2011 - 19 comments

The performance I give em is something like a hypnotism

Singer, beatboxer, electric ukelele player Merrill Garbus says "It was about a woman selling her child to the butcher," referring to her puppet show that led to her first written songs. Her one-woman band Tune-Yards (24:59 video) is like Imogen Heap's live performing, mixed with some Phoebe Snow and Nina Simone. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Nov 14, 2009 - 9 comments

We are, yeah I said it, we are

Comedian Affion Crockett, most remembered for appearing on MTV's "Wild 'n Out"and for his impressions of Jay-Z, manages to play Jay, Kanye and Chris Brown in a spoof of Jay-Z's song with Rihanna, "Run This Town".
posted by cashman on Sep 22, 2009 - 15 comments

Lyrics of Fury

Two pens for sticks, table for a drum, listen to Lyric bang out Let the Beat Ride. [via] [more inside]
posted by cashman on Aug 24, 2009 - 13 comments

The simplest and earliest forms of communication

A video of 2000 Symbols set to the Cool Kids via Matchstic.
posted by cashman on May 7, 2009 - 7 comments


Dance! Rye Rye, Isis from Thunderheist, and RaTheMC are 3 burgeoning emcees that will have you up and on the floor, getting your groove on. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Apr 22, 2009 - 10 comments

I aint Cube and I'm havin a f*cked up day

Eric 'MC' Breed, a well known rap artist popular in the 90's, died yesterday at the age of 36. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Nov 23, 2008 - 17 comments

July Madness...no really, this is madness

Best Rapper Alive? No Krs-1, no Rakim, but Scarface is there. No MF Doom, no Pharoahe Monche, but Lil Mama is there. [via] Voting starts July 21st.
posted by cashman on Jul 15, 2008 - 72 comments

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