Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin


Madlib is one of the most prolific and acclaimed producers to ever work in music. Through his various projects over the years—from Madvillain to Quasimoto—the musician pretty much changed the way sampling works in hip-hop. Now, in a special called Madlib’s Medicine Show, Noisey follows Madlib—with the help of Egon at Now-Again Records—as he meets … Continue reading Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin

Artwork and photos by Ron Alpha – Libra flavor


Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Aug. 15, 2018 | Felix Contreras -- Some folks around the NPR Music office said they felt an almost spiritual connection to Erykah Badu during her visit to the Tiny Desk. And that was before she and her band even played a single note. It came from the waft of earthly scents that followed in … Continue reading Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

HIP-HOP LEGENDS : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Some of the greatest to ever bless the mic, these Emcees treated Tiny Desk to an office block party in the true essence of hip-hop. I found them by just browsing youtube and I spent the entire day jamming to all my favorite hits. NPR really got me hooked. I like how these rappers are … Continue reading HIP-HOP LEGENDS : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert