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Potholes Interview: Alex Wiley Opens Up About Honesty, Television And ‘Village Party’

Alex Wiley is cruising down a California freeway near Los Angeles when he answers my phone call. Beside him sits his dear friend and consistent collaborator Kembe X, who mans the steering wheel as the two compadres enjoy weather uncharacteristic…

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XL To Release Posthumous Gil Scott-Heron Album On Record Store Day

During the recording sessions of Gil Scott-Heron’s I’m New Here back in 2008, the musician also recorded a choice selection of minimalist renditions of previously released material. Backed simply by a piano, Scott-Heron chose a beautiful collection of tracks to…

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Luck-One Discusses Art, Life and Politics In New Interview

Luck-One is a well-regarded underground rapper from Portland, OR who recently relocated to New York City. 28Hundred Media caught up with him for an interview at his crib in Harlem and then tagged along to the Pyramid Club in Manhattan’s…

Potholes Website Announcement

Hey Readers, If you haven’t noticed over the past few weeks, our stream of content has died down a bit. We have been battling with understaffing, along with a few other obstacles, which have led us to some changes here…

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Crate Digging: Our 6 Favorite Samples From J Dilla’s ‘Donuts’

February is Dilla month, and we thought we’d take our Crate Diggers series out of the month with a stab at Jay Dee‘s classic instrumental album, Donuts. If anything, Donuts is an ode to the art of sample-based hip-hop. It was…

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Alex Wiley Announces Mixtape Title, Releases “Own Man” F. Mick Jenkins

We’d be lying through our teeth/keyboards if we told you that we weren’t excited for Alex Wiley‘s sophomore mixtape. Finally, we have official word that the project is just around the corner. Village Party is set to kick off soon, a…

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Best Downloads Of The Week (2/21/14)

We know, we missed a week of best downloads, but we are back at it with a ton of excellent releases. On top of that, this was a pretty interesting week for music news. Leading the way was Pharrell’s surprise…

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Potholes Podcast (February 2014)

We skipped a month or two, but BK Beats is back at it with another monthly mix. This time, the New Mexico producer/DJ spins up his most eclectic mix of tunes, with looks from the likes of Shlohmo, Kevin Gates,…

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Crate Digging: Our 6 Favorite Samples from De La Soul’s ’3 Feet High And Rising’

Today we are excited to announce a new feature, which will help us document some of our favorite cuts in hip-hop sampling history. In light of celebrating the 25th anniversary of 3 Feet High and Rising, and the announcement of…

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Listen to The Narcicyst and TNGHT’s Lunice Discuss Life and Legos

Montreal’s The Narcicyst isn’t just a musician. When he isn’t rapping, he’s out being a father, teaching at Concordia and building with fellow creatives. Narcy brings us the “We Are The Medium” podcast series,  a modern look into Marshall McLuhan’s ‘The Medium is…