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BirthplaceMag.com presents a weekly roundup of NY-area hip hop music, news and opinion, with interviews and call-ins. New York hip hop talk radio.

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Hey all! We're taking it from hip hop, back to the Blues, and kicking it with Beareather Reddy and Nadii about the upcoming Big Eyed Blues Festival. They are kicking the 10th annual event off with a discussion about the Blues and... more

As we do every week, we're here to bring you the best of New York's vast hip hop music and culture, in a talk radio format. Tune in to catch timely topics, and hear about new music, upcoming events and more. Tonight, we'll go over... more

Grammy award-winning artist Macklemore recently dropped a song, "Downtown," which featured hip hop pioneers including Grandmaster Caz of the Cold Crush Brothers, Melle Mel of Grandmasster Flash and the Furious Five, and Kool Moe... more

On tonight's episode, we welcome Ron Killings, also known as WWE wrestler R-Truth, to The NY Hip Hop Report. In town for the 2015 SummerSlam being held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Ron Killings is also promoting the release of... more

The hip hop world received another shock this weekend, as news spread about the passing of veteran rap artist Sean Price. The Brooklyn rap heavyweight has been making braggadocious, clever, hard-hitting music as a member of Boot... more

The hip hop music world has been abuzz for the last couple of weeks as explosive, divisive events have spurred conversation and controversey. Queens-bred upstart Action Bronson's flippant response to a question regarding... more

Did hip hop save your life? We're talking about what that means and welcoming calls on the subject. We're also speaking with the folks from Supreme BARS, the monthly MC & producer battle that pits lyricists and beatmakers against each... more

The independent hip hop community lost a veteran MC and, by all accounts, a genuinely cool cat this week, as word spread that Brooklyn-based battle vet PH fka Pumpkinhead passed away. Social media quickly and feverishly... more

Year three of The NY Hip Hop Report on BlogTalkRadio kicks off with this important, and polarizing topic. In our three years covering, discussing and receiving your insight on the New York-area's thriving, progressive hip hop... more

For this episode, we talk a little about Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly," what it means for hip hop in general, what New York thought of it, and why some people need to shut up about how great it might be. We also have a talk with... more