Category: Hip-Hop

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  The Kickdrums (Alex Fitts) Where:  Brooklyn, NY (by way of Cleveland, OH) For fans of:  Gym Class Heroes, Breathe Carolina, 3OH!3, Owl City This decade is truly an era of multi-genre creativity, the ability to fuse multiple musical styles into one […]

The Spotlight | Timeflies

By Hailey Sager Who:  Timeflies (Rob Resnick and Cal Shapiro) Where: New York City For fans of:  Macklemore/Ryan Lewis, Mac Miller, Mike Posner What do you get when Porter Robinson, Mac Miller, and Mike Posner make a baby? With their smooth beats and […]

Eminem comes back, new album to drop in November

By Alan Ho Slim Shady is back!  After a lengthy “retirement,” Eminem is back in the saddle!  His comeback album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 drops on November 5, 2013 on Aftermath/Interscope and the first single “Berzerk” is due out tomorrow (Tuesday August 27) at 12:01 am ET. The album puts […]

Year In Review Part 1

  By Alan Ho Alan is the co-founder, chief head and chief editor/publisher at Musiqtone.com. The music year of 2012 has been one wild ride.  It has been a year where indie bands exploded some more, pop music underwent yet another quick and […]

The Spotlight 2

  By Lauren Engberg Who:  Rita Ora Where:  West London, England, United Kingdom (born 1990 in Pristina, Yugoslavia, now Kosovo) For fans of: Rihanna, Gwen Stefani, Drake, Tinie Tempah Rita Ora is a British singer-songwriter that’s quickly gaining notice here in the States. […]