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AA Re-launch

1st & foremost we must give a gigantic thank you to Shalom Salon for reaching out & helping to bring Acapellarchives back! We are in the process of rebuilding the loads of content. To those of you who utilized this medium in the past, welcome back. Anyone else, hello. The format is as follows, for each post you will see a youtube… Read more →

C. Jenkins/Vulture

If you coddle hip-hop’s cisgendered, heteronormative core, you can cook. If you show too much queer attraction and self-expression, people get uncomfortable. The illusion of respect for our differences erodes. In the week since Lil Nas X released the provocative, pointedly homoerotic “Industry Baby” music video and North Carolina rapper DaBaby regaled a Miami Rolling Loud audience with a vile quip… Read more →

What’s Goin’ On?

Just a reminder for those that may have missed it.. and those that are just arriving.. We used to have a cabin at blogspot. Evicted – we maintain…. we’ll just put the “Book Of Human Language” – By: Mumbles + Aceyalone) – right. over. here… When a link goes dead, it is either because it has been requested to be… Read more →

Questlove/Vulture

I have wondered about this for years, and worried about it for just as many years. It’s kept me up at night or kept me distracted during the day. And after looking far and wide, I keep coming back to the same answer, which is this: The reason is simple. The reason is plain. Once hip-hop culture is ubiquitous, it… Read more →

Re-Endtroducing

7 years after The Goodwill Projects MoQuannum: Soul To Sole, comes their latest offering “Re-Endtroducing – The Second Album”  Re-Endtroducing is a 61 minute journey into a Quannum space and time of 2 original works. Exploring a commingled world where after 25 years, DJ Shadows 1st full length album is infused and enveloped with Latyrx’s, 2nd album in order to create.. Re-Endtroducing:… Read more →

Yasiin Gaye: AG

Amerigo Gazaway’s *Soul Mates* series continues the theme of his previous work in creating collaborations that never were. On the series’ latest installment, Amerigo unites Brooklyn rapper Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and soul legend Marvin Gaye for a dream collaboration aptly titled “Yasiin Gaye”… Read more →