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2008 Stories by Bernard Hacker

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  • Cyne of the Times

    published November 13, 2008

    Many groups lose their original creative spark after their first couple of releases and spend the bulk of their careers trying to get it back.... More >>

  • ¡Mayday!

    published October 9, 2008

    Since the last time New Times gave you a behind-the-scenes read about ¡Mayday!, the fellas have still been stretching capacity... More >>

  • Butta Verses Drops Gems at The Vagabond

    published September 11, 2008

    In 1993, John Joseph Cullen, the local MC known as Butta Verses, left the grimy streets of his native Bronx to surf and attend classes in sunny... More >>

  • Showtime with Miami's Funky Hip-Hop Bunch ¡Mayday!

    published August 21, 2008

    It's a humid Friday morning in Miami Beach, and the guys of the group ¡Mayday! respectively give a stretch and yawn, attempting to shed... More >>

  • Cyne

    published August 21, 2008

    Hip-hop music with a message in 2008 is like a biased voter. It has plenty of opinions but can never see the bigger picture. One major... More >>

  • Happy Birthday, Jazid

    published June 5, 2008

    Since 1996, it's been all about the music "every damn night" at 1342 Washington Ave., the home of Jazid. This unwavering ethos has attracted a... More >>

  • Kickin' It Old-School

    published March 27, 2008

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  • DJ Spinna

    published March 20, 2008

    Spinna is one of the busiest working producers and DJs on the planet. Not many can keep their hands on the pulse of the next shit when it comes... More >>

  • The Future Is Now

    published March 20, 2008

    Rane and Serato revolutionized the DJ game — and lowered chiropractor bills — with the introduction of their Scratch Live software.... More >>

  • Co-Operate with the Rhythm

    published March 20, 2008

    A heavy sound system; progressive, up-tempo black music; vibe-building MCs; and an atmosphere akin to a Friday-night house party — these... More >>

  • Check the Credits

    published March 6, 2008

    He boasts production credits for everyone from Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, and Juelz Santana to Smitty and even Junior Reid. He almost strictly uses... More >>

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