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Harder Than Holdin Work

Harder Than Holdin Work


Posted on Nov 26, 2013 in blog, music, philly, video

You already know I am a fan of S.T.S.. I was glad I got to do a profile of him for JUMP. Criminally under-appreciated. Bumped into Slim getting on the train the other day and was good to chop it up with him. He and Bear One did a show for JUMP a few weeks back at the Hard Rock Cafe with Reef the Lost Cauze and things got a little hectic, so I didn’t get a chance to really see what he’s up to. I was glad to find out he has...

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That new new

That new new


Posted on Nov 13, 2013 in blog, books, etc., philly

I try and support local and independent businesses when and where I can. I recently copped a few dope items that I thought were share-worthy. 1.) BAUHAUS: Titanium Keychain / Key Carabiner I had never pledged to a Kickstarter camaign before. I had wanted a new keychain and had been looking for a while, but couldn’t seem to find anything I really liked. Something that was well made, well designed and nice if you noticed it but...

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So a couple weekends ago, our summer issue of JUMP magazine dropped. We launched it at The Roots Picnic, and the response has been pretty crazy. (I never take pics with anyone famous or celebs or rappers, but for the sake of the beards, me and Freeway…) We did about 10x the numbers online in a few days that we usually do in an issue. Everyone at the picnic was loving it and clearly STS has a ton of fans out there. Our team...

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Sugar Tongue Slim

Sugar Tongue Slim


Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in blog, music, philly

These days, trying to find skilled rappers is like finding a needle in a haystack. And that haystack is made of shit. It is a pile so big and voluminous, that most of the time, I can’t even be bothered to wade through it. A few weeks ago I was invited out to a show at The Blockley. On the strength of the person inviting me, I went. I wasn’t familiar with most of those on the bill and was prepared for my usual rap show...

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Dirty Grifter

Dirty Grifter


Posted on Apr 17, 2013 in blog, philly, photography

So I am trying to get better with my photo game. I have a long way to go. I can’t say I am a photographer any more than doing a somersault would make me a gymnast. But I do like taking pictures. And doing somersaults. But not at the same time. Since I have no illusion that I am any good, and have some humility, coupled with the ability to not only laugh at myself, but also to invite others to  do the same, I figured I would let...

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I have posted about this before, but one of the projects I am involved with is JUMP magazine. We love Philly, pure and simple. And we love music. We’re tired of watching our local talent run off to New York or London to be appreciated. We’re here to blow up the music scene and shed light on all the amazing things that are happening here. In our quarterly print magazine, we cover Philly bands, venues, studios, history, bouncers,...

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