14 Questions: Red, White & Hyphen

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I’m two days late. Happy birthday ‘Merica. Happy Magna Carta Holy Grail. Happy wedding to me. I give all credit to DJ Monstalung for the NBA questions. Continue reading

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The CD The DJ Will Have On Replay On D-Day: A Blake Allee Story

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Music goes beyond a hobby and becomes a way of life when you listen to hundreds of records just to find that elusive mix that strikes a perfect chord in you. I came upon Blake Allee’s My Best Friends Are Machines mixtape on DatPiff almost a year ago and it’s been cycling through my hip-hop playlist ever since! Now Blake is preparing to release his newest project Televisionn on February 27th and I knew I had to get the inside scoop.

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An Evening With “KING DAVID”: D-Why Returns To 123 Pleasant Street

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I should have written this article days after this event but I didn’t. Some may call it pure laziness but I have to call it something else. Continue reading

Hyphen’s Long Travelled Thoughts: Boyz II Men and Life After Evolution

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Among the many, many things there are in the world that bring joy to my nerdy self, Boyz II Men’s II is one of them. My earliest memories of the album was the hit song “I’ll Make Love To You” and the impact it had on radio in 1994. And as a fan of their previous hits, I was anxious to hear the whole disc. And my dad (who I credit a large chunk of my slow jam appreciation to) had bought it and told me to take a listen whenever I got a chance. I couldn’t get the CD out of the case though.

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