Mobb Deep

From The Land of The 3 Stars and a Sun to The Bay: Manila MNL’s Q&A

By Daryl Lim The dream for a lot of Filipinos is to make it somewhere, but they never realize how hard it is until they get presented with the opportunity to sustain the hustle. This fact is especially true in Hip-Hop culture, seeing as not everyone really gets to make it to Jay-Z and Eminem levels…

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Goo Goo Dolls to Perform at the Smart Araneta on February 11

Armed with arena-sized choruses and stadium-sized anthems, one of the most important hit-making rock groups is making its way to the Philippines, courtesy of Random Minds Inc. There’s good music, there are trends, and there are great rock n’ roll bands… but not all can lay claim to having more-than-just-a-few gargantuan hit singles worldwide, and…

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Quiet Storm No More: Urban Jam 2016

By Daryl Lim I grew up a fan of Mobb Deep. I had tapes of The Infamous and Hell on Earth, and I had to hide those from my mom, seeing as that they had what young rap fans dreaded back in the days of tapes and CDs; the Parental Advisory sticker. Still, I listened…

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Supremacy in Scratch: An Interview with DJ Supreme Fist

By Daryl Lim Local heads know him as a true and blue old school DJ that knows his way around vinyl, but still adaptable to new school technology. Supreme Fist has been around for awhile now, but it was fairly recently that his name has definitely popped up everywhere. From local underground gigs, to the…

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Urban Jam: Pushing Hip-Hop to the Forefront

By Daryl Lim Celebrating the hip-hop culture in the Philippines Hip-Hop in the Philippines has always been supported by a lot of people. From the days of Francis M, Masta Plann, and 7 Shots, we now have newer artists like sKarm, Curtismith, BLKD, and Batas. Our country has not only been a hotbed for talented…

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