Recent posts: Music

INTERVIEW: Grammy Museum co-curator and UCLA RAP Lab’s Adam Bradley

Previewing Grammy Museum’s new “Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit” before its public opening a few weeks ago, my eyes immediately met priceless, meaningful cultural artifacts at every turn. Among the friendly faces greeting the small crowd of photographers and journalists viewing these rarities, stood UCLA’s English and African-American Studies “Professor of Hip-Hop” and Rap Lab founding director Adam Bradley. As a life-long lover of poetry and song lyrics, I was hyped to connect with him about his passion for the art form and his influence on the prominent “Lyrical Adventures” pod within the exhibit.

6 November 2023 Breaking Bits  Interviews  Music  Soundcloud Read more

INTERVIEW: Celebrity Nail Artist Temeka Jackson

Entering The Grammy Museum’s latest ” Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit”, in the center of the room, an eye-catching case with studded jeweled nails worn by Bay Area rapper Saweetie, rests. Contributing this trendsetting piece of hip-hop art is celebrity artist and nail salon owner Temeka Jackson. Beginning her nail art journey as the first Black nail technician in New Haven, Connecticut, she’s appeared in reality shows like “Next Top Nail Artist” and “Nailed It”. Today, staying booked and busy, her custom creations reign on red carpets, music video sets and magazine covers on the reg.

23 October 2023 Breaking Bits  Interviews  Music Read more

Hip-Hop Historic Hood Heaven: Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit Opening at Grammy Museum

Getting the unique opportunity to preview Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum’s latest exhibit before doors opened on Friday, Dilla’s personal cassette tapes, Andre 3000’s flamboyant feathery suede jumpsuit, Saweetie’s elaborate nail art, and a B-Boy posed in mid-head spin all awaited me inside.

8 October 2023 Breaking Bits  Music Read more

Hot Music Hype-Week of October 2

SPUNSUGAR DO IT THEMSELVES IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR UPCOMING SINGLE ‘SAN JOSE’ DROPPING SEPTEMBER 29TH 2023- Swedish three-piece Spunsugar is releasing DIY-chic music video for new track ‘San Jose’, the third single from their upcoming new album ‘A Hole Forever,’ via Adrian Recordings on September 29th, 2023, with forthcoming sophomore album due to release on November 17th, 2023.

3 October 2023 Breaking Bits  Music Read more

Hot Music Hype- Week of September 25, 2023

Welcoming WAASH to the Light Organ Family– Andrew Bishop, a versatile musician hailing from Vancouver, has firmly established himself as a prominent figure in the city’s pop music scene. He’s been a part of various groups, including Twin River, Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds, dwi, and White Ash Falls.
Now, he embarks on a new musical journey under the moniker WAASH, merging his prolific songwriting skills with a passion for expansive shoegaze soundscapes. This marks both the culmination of his musical career and an exciting fresh start.

28 September 2023 Breaking Bits  Music Read more

M4MPPL’s 2017 Top Albums and EPs of the Year

Now that 2017 is a wrap, it’s time to give props to the artists and bands that caught my attention and never let go. The projects that stood out among the rest. The projects that kept me coming back.

Peep the #CarlitasCuts list below and my fav song off each project! If you like what you hear, go buy it!

Prince-“Purple Rain Deluxe (Expanded Edition)”

Gwen Bunn- “Safe Travels”

Rapsody- “Laila’s Wisdom”

Miguel- “War & Leisure”

H.E.R- “H.E.R”

Adelitas Way- “Notorious”


Sadistik- “Altars”

Daniel Caesar- “Freudian”

Hurray For The Riff Raff- “The Navigator”

Kesha- “Rainbow”

Bomba Estéreo- “Ayo”

Mega Ran- “Extra Credit”

La Pingos Orquesta- “Peregrino”

The Doppelgangaz- “Dopp Hopp”

Emily Estefan- “Take Whatever You Want”

Sabrina Claudio- “About Time”

DJ Colette- “Retrospective”

Valerie June- “The Order of Time”

Suzi Analogue- “Zonez: Vol 3: The World Unwinds But The Sounds Hold Me Tight”

Goldlink- “At What Cost”

Various Artists- “Insecure (Music from the HBO Original Series), Season 2”

La Misa Negra- “La Misa Negra”

Björk – “Utopia”

Chris Stapleton- “From A Room: Volume 1”

Prophets of Rage- “Prophets of Rage”

Ozuna- “Odisea”

Nai Palm- “Needle Paw”

Joey DeFrancesco and The People- “Project Freedom”

Willow- “The 1st”

Takashi Tsuzuki- “It’s Not Fair”

Dua Lipa- “Dua Lipa (Deluxe)”

Ambrose Akinmusire- “A Rift in Decorum-Live at The Village Vanguard”

5 January 2018 Breaking Bits  Music Read more

Post Type Release/Album

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28 August 2014 Music  Music Wordpress Theme  Uncategorized Read more

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Announcing the most complete and professional music wordpress theme ever. Super effective, super easy to use. The only theme integrated with Beatport, Mixcloud and Soundcloud. Easily manage your albums, artists, events, podcasts and more. Now featuring Slider Revolution and Visual Page Composer.

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28 August 2014 Music  Music Wordpress Theme  Uncategorized Read more

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