Turn Up Tuesday: B96 is back (sort of)

Any lifelong Minnesotans remember the glorious radio station that was B96. The station sadly closed down in 2009 and ever since then, the twin cities airwaves have been devoid of an all hip-hop radio station (although of course 89.9 KMOJ plays amazing hip-hop during Tite at Nite and there are a couple alright throwback hip-hop stations).

Fear not, for as of 3 pm today Go 95.3 was launched with Mr. Peter Parker, one of the legendary DJs of the good old B96 days, as its music director. They’ll be doing exclusively hip-hop with a focus on local artists. #blessed

It is streaming online here.


Hot Trend Alert: Hip-Hop Holiday Sweaters

By now everyone has heard of the amazing2 Chainz Dabbing Santa Christmas sweaters, but did you know this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to holiday apparel influenced (and in some cases created) by our favorite hip-hop artists? Enjoy, and feel free to use this as a guide if you want to get me a Christmas (or belated Hanukkah) present this year.

Hotline Bling

Wu-Tang Clan

Free Gucci

via Ear Drummers

No Flex Zone

via Ear Drummers

Run the Yules

Via Run The Jewels

O Come All Ye Faithful

via Fresh Brewed Tees

And the classic, Dabbing Santa

via 2 Chainz

Turn Up Tuesday: Lil Wayne – “6 Foot 7 Foot ft. Cory Gunz”

Apologies for the hiatus…to celebrate my return to turning down (and turning up on Tuesdays), I give you Lil Wayne’s post-jail comeback hit, “6 Foot 7 Foot.” What ever happened to Cory Gunz?