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[Video] DJ Premier Talks Jay-Z’s Pound Cake, Nas & more

[Video] DJ Premier Talks Jay-Z’s Pound Cake, Nas & more

Amanda Girgis October 11, 2013 71

Where’s My 40 Acres sat down with DJ Premier at the A3C Festival before his set on Sunday for the block party.  They discuss Jay-Z‘s Pound Cake verse, his regiment for making beats and more. Premo

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[Article] History Lesson Gone Wrong — Utterly Stupid Rap Lyrics

[Article] History Lesson Gone Wrong — Utterly Stupid Rap Lyrics

Amanda Girgis June 17, 2013 2

In light of the horribly inaccurate line on Kayne West‘s track Black Skinhead – “I keep it 3hunna like the Romans”, it seems that historical accuracy is not factor for MCs when stringing together

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[DOCUMENTARY] The Art of 16 Bars (Full)

[DOCUMENTARY] The Art of 16 Bars (Full)

Amanda Girgis February 18, 2013 7

If you’re looking for a dope documentary to watch this week, check out “The Art of 16 Bars”. The Art of 16 Bars features interviews with major hip-hop artists that involve them discussing how

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[OLD SCHOOL JOINTS] Main Source – Live At The Barbeque ft. Nasty Nas

[OLD SCHOOL JOINTS] Main Source – Live At The Barbeque ft. Nasty Nas

Amanda Girgis December 5, 2012 1

Courtesty of the Toronto/NY group Main Source (T.O.’s Sir Scratch and K-Cut, Queens’ Large Professor), this is a pretty dope first appearance by 18-year old Nas on this track! Big L liked Nas’ debut

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[VIDEO] What Makes a Classic Hip Hop Album?

[VIDEO] What Makes a Classic Hip Hop Album?

Amanda Girgis November 10, 2012 5

The C-bomb really grinds my gears. The internet has gone MAAAD for Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid M.A.A.D. City”, with hundreds of album reviews, tweets, and Facebook posts all deeming it to be a CLASSIC ALBUM. Hold

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Nas remembers Amy Winehouse

Nas remembers Amy Winehouse

Tashae October 24, 2012 0

  Nas will be paying homage to the late Amy Winehouse by donating a percentage of sales from his UK shows to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which primarily helps youth and young adults with

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Bad Perm Celebrates One Year & I Celebrate Life

Bad Perm Celebrates One Year & I Celebrate Life

Zoi October 18, 2012 2

Anyone dealing with depression can tell you that having a passion makes life a little more bearable. Thanks to Bad-Perm.com, I now have passion in my life.  Rewind to 3 years ago – I

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A Year in the Life: Photographing and Writing for Bad Perm

A Year in the Life: Photographing and Writing for Bad Perm

Sandra Stanisa October 18, 2012 0

On a rainy winter night late last September, or early October (I can’t quite recall), I showed up to the door of a woman whom I’d previously seen in photographs shot by the talented

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[GALLERY] An Anniversary in Images: My Favourite Photos From the Past Year

[GALLERY] An Anniversary in Images: My Favourite Photos From the Past Year

Sandra Stanisa October 18, 2012 0

An Anniversary in Images: My Favourite Photos From the Past Year | Toronto, ON | October 2012 Photographer: Sandra [scrollGallery id

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[Gallery] Bad-Perm.com: A Year in Review Through Melissa’s Lens

[Gallery] Bad-Perm.com: A Year in Review Through Melissa’s Lens

Melissa October 18, 2012 0

My year with Bad Perm has given me many opportunities to photograph legends of Hip Hop. To be in one of my favourite places, in the media pit, capturing the the performance with my

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