The Sermon’s Jukebox: Notable Music Of the Week (11-17 to 11-23)

The Sermon’s Jukebox: Notable Music Of the Week (11-17 to 11-23)

In a week, countless records come out just in the hip-hop field alone. It’s over-crowded. Songs go under the radar due to a lack of time. The Sermon’s Jukebox is a means to group some of these records into one bundle that listeners can catch up on during the weekend. This week, we have songs and videos from Jazz Cartier, Dom Deshawn, NicX, Dee-1 and more. Jazz Cartier – Rose Quartz/Like, Crazy: Toronto’s Jazz Cartier released this two-in-one freebie over Toro Y Moi’s record of the same song. To be honest, he sounds better on it as he deals with… continue reading

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Mixtape: Killer Mike – Sunday Morning Massacres

Mixtape: Killer Mike – Sunday Morning Massacres

Killer Mike has been a beast for way too long. People are just now catching on, so Mike decided to go back in time to 2008. Back before weekly series became played out after Kanye’s legendary G.O.O.D. Fridays, we had Sunday Morning Massacres. We’d wake up, log onto the internet and listen to pastor Mike Bigga, as he was referred to in that time, preach the gospel. He spoke many sermons on topics of dick-riding in hip-hop (it’s only gotten progressively worse) and plenty of social issues. All of the records have been released, so the point of interest is… continue reading

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The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads Of the Week (11-17 To 11-23)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads Of the Week (11-17 To 11-23)

Come one, come all! The curator is back. This week, the internet was talking about secret albums, Instagram rappers, former WWE wrestler Kamala’s career and life, and much more. 10 Artists Who Threatened To Leak Their Albums: Labels don’t get it sometimes. They sign an artist and hope for them to magically become popular enough to sell records. When they don’t, or the label is too blind to recognize how over they are, rappers make threats. In this era, it’s less common to threaten the label itself, but turn to social media and say you’ll leak your own album. It… continue reading

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Preach On, Sermon: The 20th Anniversary Of Spider-Man: TAS

Preach On, Sermon: The 20th Anniversary Of Spider-Man: TAS

Spider-Man: The Animated Series turned 20 this week. November 19, 1994 was the date that “Night Of The Lizard” premiered and paved the way for the 65 episodes. Through its four year run, the adventures of Peter Parker spread all across New York city that was never short on villains. Everybody from Venom to Hammerhead were included, many for the first time on TV. It wasn’t until season two that the series picked up story-lines that ran the entire time vs. standalone episodes found in the first season. From there, there were plenty of classic moments. Episodes with Venom and… continue reading

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Appreciation For The Mini-Short ‘Pikachu’s Vacation’

Appreciation For The Mini-Short ‘Pikachu’s Vacation’

The year was 1999, just slightly over 15 years ago (November 10). A lot of us we’re young kids that were caught up in a particular craze sweeping the nation. Pokemon. Who didn’t love collecting the cards and tuning into the animated series every weekend on Fox? The video games on the Gameboy were just as popular too. Going back to the year, Pokemon made the jump to the big screen with their first ever movie. Mewtwo had been teased in the regular series as we explored his origins without knowing his name or story. Just that he was a… continue reading

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OG Maco Fires Off Subliminals On “Fat Fuck”

OG Maco Fires Off Subliminals On “Fat Fuck”

The art of the subliminal is a game that not many can play on a strong level. What makes a great subliminal track? It has to have hard-hitting lines that impact the subject. OG Maco has no problem making this happen on “Fat Fuck,” premiered via Mass Appeal, which is surprisingly calmer than most of his records thanks in part to Ryu Alexi’s production. However, his words are the furthest thing from calm. What OG Maco did this year is not only pop off in a major way with “U Guessed It” and sign to QC, he silenced talks that… continue reading

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