The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra captivated their audience with an epic mash-up of well-known hip-hop tracks. The orchestra played famous songs from Kendrick Lamar, A Tribe Called Quest, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Beastie Boys, NAS, Xzibit, Missy Elliott, Pharoahe Monch, Snoop Dogg, 2PAC, Kanye West and Wu-Tang Clan. It just sounds incredibly powerful how these talented musicians gave a different spin on the songs with their atmospheric violins, drums and all the other musical instruments. The video is comprised of audience-made footage from the concert that was held at the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall in Katowice, Poland. The list of songs covered can be found below.
If you’re not into electronic music, Daft Punk, the French electronic music group, probably isn’t anything of a great interest to you, but if you usually listen to house and you’re also enjoying their work, you might be interested in the special edition of their latest album, Random Access Memories. The duo is unique, known for their remarkable shows and for the fact that they use disguises for resembling with robots during performances or in public. With these being said, you should expect … continue reading
Since autumn is inevitably upon us, bringing a bit of that winter chill along, there’s nothing like curling up next to the heater with a good book and some soothing tunes. The trend this fall is leaning towards something called ‘post-dubstep’, a music genre that has been around since 2011, and which is best described by “urban music influenced by certain aspects of dubstep.” The genre cannot be defined by only one influence or tendency though, since it is a mixture of many … continue reading
Everybody knows Jay-Z got 99 problems, but unfortunately that and the fact that a b**** ain’t one is all we know! Until now! Thanks to Ali Graham, we’re now getting a look inside the life of Shawn Carter, and the scoop on his plethora of problems. This growing Tumblr sensation 99 Problems, has been featuring illustrations of the world-famous rapper and his many grievances, from his issues with popsicles and US presidents, to tailoring and hair. It’s a hard-knock life, but somebody’s got to live it!
Taylor Steele directed probably the most inspiring music video ever, made from parts of a trip he took with some of his gorgeous friends. They did what all of us secretly dream of doing one glorious summer – they went to Mexico in a 1976 Winnebago and took life as it came. A journey of good times, good friends, good beer and golden memories, Taylor Steele managed to create something that can push you to get up and just go. Explore. Discover the … continue reading
It’s April, which means it’s almost May, which means it’s almost-almost summer! Which, in turn, means you now get to cruise along in your car with the windows down, allowing the lucky pedestrians and fellow traffic-participants to partake in your impeccable music tastes. Isn’t that good news! To come to your aid, we have compiled a short list of badass songs to drive fast to – not that we condone fast driving. *whistle* But just in case. So here we go, here’s the … continue reading