Mistah Wilson announces "WilsonBlock Wednesdays" Weekly Radio Show (2017 Schedule)

Starting Wednesday February 22nd, 2017, Mistah Wilson will be rejuvenating WilsonBlock100 Radio with a new radio show every week! Yes, you read right! Every Wednesday at 10:00a (Pacific Standard Time), Mistah Wilson will be publishing a new radio show to WilsonBlock100 Radio. You can hear the latest shows by visiting ThaWilsonBlock Magazine homepage (desktop view to listen), Spreaker, YouTube, & iTunes.  Mistah Wilson has been a force for the local, native music scene in the Greater DENA region. Since 2014, he’s compiled an extensive list of artist interviews and radio shows. With ThaWilsonBlock Magazine making major strides on it’s own, … Continue reading Mistah Wilson announces "WilsonBlock Wednesdays" Weekly Radio Show (2017 Schedule)

Ice Cube Voices Support for Tupac’s Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Ice Cube, who has been vocal about N.W.A belonging in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a rap group, now voices his support for Tupac to get the honor. The late, great Cali rapper was announced yesterday (October 18) as a nominee for the Class of 2017. “I think we need our own Hall of Fame to be honest, but Tupac definitely needs to go into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” Cube says to TMZ. N.W.A had a long journey into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, being nominated several times, but was finally inducted … Continue reading Ice Cube Voices Support for Tupac’s Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Nas & Robin Thicke team up for song about Police Brutality

Here are some of the lyrics, with Nas speaking as directly as he seemingly ever has—as a Black man, a concerned father, and an affected human being: “White man with a gun apprehended, he still alive Black man with a gun, he has no chance to survive They gon’ shoot him dead soon as they see the brown of his eyes And they ask me, “Why you ain’t smilin’ Nas?” Cause I have a son and I die inside when I gotta tell him what was told to me Can’t play with your water gun son ’cause the police see … Continue reading Nas & Robin Thicke team up for song about Police Brutality

Pasadena artist & designer E DuB releases cover of his 1996 sampler "EYEZ ON THA PRIZE"

If you’re from Pasadena, California or any surrounding area, then you have at least a general idea of how strong the pride & culture is around DENA. One of the things we find amazing about Pasadena is that it has it’s own hip hop scene that goes back significantly longer than many of us have been alive. In a recent conversation about Pasadena artist & designer E DuB‘s latest apparel line “We Are Born & Raised” & “Just A Kid From…”, his old sampler cover for Eyez on tha Prize resurfaces from 1996. A local hip hop connoisseur’s dream. Throwback. … Continue reading Pasadena artist & designer E DuB releases cover of his 1996 sampler "EYEZ ON THA PRIZE"

The Game talks about why he chose to name his album ‘1992’

The Game talks about his beef with Meek Mill and Sean Kingston, the disrespectful lines in “Pest Control”, his new album 1992, patching things up with 50 Cent, did his cars get shot up in Miami and much more… Continue reading The Game talks about why he chose to name his album ‘1992’

Quick Tips for Great Street Photography Shots

Feel the fear and do it anywayAsking people you don’t know if you can take their picture can be quite nerve racking. It could be a fear of rejection imagining all the terrible things they could say, but in reality the fear is usually worse than the actual rejection itself. If someone refuses then it’s usually just a polite, ‘No thanks’. I’ve never encountered anybody who was angry or annoyed by me asking. I still feel nervous sometimes, but the more you do it the easier it gets. A surprising fact is that a lot of people will actually say … Continue reading Quick Tips for Great Street Photography Shots

Buy Snoop Dogg’s new album "Coolaid"

iTunes Review Can the Doggfather still make hits? “OHHH YEAH!” The westside OG keeps flowing 14 albums into his career. You can feel the California love on g-funk slaps peppered with guests like Too Short, E-40, Wiz Khalifa, Swizz Beats, and Suga Free. Especially love the Gary Numan sample on “My Carz.” Continue reading Buy Snoop Dogg’s new album "Coolaid"