Nas’ Documentary “Time Is Illmatic” Official Trailer
As a Nas fanatic, everything in the world right now needs to stop and pay attention to the new trailer for the documentary Time Is Illmatic. As many Cypher Ave readers know, we heart NAS’ Illmatic. Shadow And Act gives us a great write up…
WATCH: Tony Banks – Old School Love
Tony Banks rapping skills are reminiscent of Kool Moe Dee. I’m not saying that’s a good thing or bad thing, I’m just saying. Another thing I’m saying is that the whole time I was watching the video for the track Old School Love, I was…
WATCH: Gay Rapper “Cakes Da Killer” in Hot 97 Radio Interview
Now we have artists like Le1f, Fly Young Red, The Freaky Boyz and Cakes Da Killa performing on The Late Show with David Letterman and being interviewed on mainstream radio programs like The Breakfast Club and Hot 97 Radio.
WATCH: New Turn-Up Gay Rap Group – RAW FOOTAGE
When I first started learning about gay hip hop music in 2009 there were only a handful of decent male rappers out there. They even had a (corny) name for Gay Rap Music: Homo Hop. At the time, artists like Lasto, Bry’Nt, Kaoz and Bone…
PLAYLIST: Nick Delmacy’s 20 Most Favorite Under-The-Radar Songs and Videos
Continuing our CYPHER AVENUE PLAYLISTS series, here’s Nick Delmacy’s 20 Most Favoritist Under-The-Radar Songs and Videos. A lot can be revealed about a man by the music he listens to…Your man, Nick Delmacy, is no different. While I’m always very clear on the fact…
EarthTone – The G.O.A.T. Gay Rapper
“Homo’s the sexuality, masculine is the presence, there I said it…” To Whom It May Concern – EarthTone What Makes A Good Rap Artist? Of course depending on whom you ask will determine what answer you get in return. Popularity, flow, hooks, content, flashiness, bling,…
After 20 Years, Still The Greatest. Nas’ Illmatic
April 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary debut of Nas’ Illmatic which was released April 19th 1994. At that time, the 20 year old Queens Bridge rapper stepped into the game and established himself as one of the greatest MC’s of all time. Inspired by Big…
WATCH: Gay Rappers Freaky Boiz’ “Friday” Inspired Music Video
We haven’t mentioned the rap duo “Freaky Boiz” much on this website…Scratch that, we haven’t mentioned them ever. Well the young bucks have finally given us a reason to give them some props by dropping this new music video for their song “Jockin Em.”
WATCH: Ratchet Music Video – Fly Young Red “Throw That Boy Pussy”
In this new music video for his trap song we see the young, attractive “Red Hustla” (full of tattoos, bottles of top-shelf liquor and a squad of fitted cap wearing goons) at the club cheering for effeminate gay men in booty shorts to “throw that boy pussy.”
WATCH: Chance The Rapper Remixes “Life Round Here”
Now that Chance The Rapper has replaced Childish Gambino as our favorite indie hip hop artist, we can continue to Stan over just about everything awesome that he does. The kid is seriously talented and already making much bank from touring…And he’s not even signed…
The 15th Anniversary of The Roots: Things Fall Apart Album
On February 23, 1999, many Hip Hop heads around the world had their necks snapped. Not through an act of violence but because our heads were bob’n to the musical ecstasy of Things Fall Apart; The Roots fourth studio album. This is must have for true hip hop aficionados.
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