Lyrical masterminds Pharoahe Monch and Black Thought of The Roots tag team a truculent Marco Polo instrumental for the new track, “Rapid Eye Movement,” the latest cut from Monch’s fourth solo album, “P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) dropping on April 15th. “I got the beat, recorded my first verse and immediately was like ‘I gotta […]

The lead-single from producer Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, “PA2: The Director’s Cut,” accomplishes what no one else has been able to pull off in over a decade–reunite Organized Konfusion. Since the duo disbanded in 1997, there has been no new OK material–until now. RELATED: Marco Polo f/ Talib Kweli & DJ Premier “G.U.R.U.” [NEW MUSIC] RELATED: Big Daddy […]

Friday April 19th marks the three-year anniversary of the passing of Gang Starr’s lead MC Keith Edward Elam aka Guru. To commemorate his life producer Marco Polo teamed up with Talib Kweli and Guru’s partner DJ Premier for this tribute song, “G.U.R.U.” RELATED: Big Daddy Kane & Marco Polo Flip Al B. Sure On, “Nite & […]

  A few weeks ago producer Marco Polo gave listeners at Beat Society in NYC a sneak peek of a beat he created sampling “Al B. Sure’s” hit “Night & Day.” For his upcoming “NewPort Authority 2” mixtape he found a voice worthy of the beat in the legendary Big Daddy Kane. The second in […]

In the next episode of Torae’s “Off The Record” docu-series entitled “What It Sound Like,” the MC shares his life as a father and his humble beginnings as a rapper. WATCH: Torae Talks Losing Vision In Left Eye, Gun Violence In Projects [VIDEO] Episode 2 traces Torae’s journey as an MC, starting as a young […]

MC, producer and DJ J-Live continues to play with his triple threat formula  in “The Authentic”,  the latest visual from his album,  S.P.T.A (Said Person Of That Ability). Marco Polo on the beat. Get The Scoop On Brooklyn, NY RELATED POSTS: J-Live, “The Authentic” (prod. by Marco Polo) BETWEEN THE LINES: Should Rappers Go On […]

On a dry March night in New York City the basement at SOBS night club has been converted into a bomb shelter. Lil Fame from M.O.P. Jean Grae, Large Professor, Mr. Len, !llmind, Skyzoo, King Of Chill, Showtyme, Mela Machinko, Styles P, DJ Boogie Blind, Dru Ha, Shucky Ducky, Craig G, Immortal Technique and many […]

  First single from Torae & Marco Polo’s Double Barrell mixtape, the Onyx influenced “But Wait.” Is this hot or not? Let us know in the comments!