Author Archives: mauricegarland

B.o.B feat. Bankroll Fresh – “Candler Road Shit” (video)

Towards the end of the B.o.B cover story I wrote for Creative Loafing late last year, he and his manager B. Rich inferred that they were going to do a better job of working with more of Atlanta’s “street” artists … Continue reading

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Janelle Monae’s New Artist Jidenna Attempts New Hip Hop Genre With “Classic Man” Video

This looked fun. I just got introduced to Brooklyn-based artist Jidenna’s music last month sometime when I heard “Classic Man” for the first time. Tweet This Post

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On Raury’s “PSA” Video and My Current Addiction To The “Black Mirror”

I really have a love/hate relationship with social media, mostly hate. I love that I am able to “follow” smart informative people and stumble upon great reads and leads. But…that’s about it. Tweet This Post

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New Kendrick Lamar Song – “The Blacker The Berry” (video)

…the biggest hypocrite of 2015. Tweet This Post

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Day 1 Radio Interviews Glasses Malone

This week we have Glasses Malone in the studio with us to talk about some social and political idealogy. You guys already know what we’re on. Glasses goes deeper than you’d probably expect and this is arguably one of our … Continue reading

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Big Gipp – “Mr. Get Down” (mixtape)

Big Gipp droppped his first ever (and what he promises will be his last) mixtape on Thanksgiving. I hosted the listening party for it this past Monday at the #PLAYLISTPARTY and it’s jamming. Only song I can probably absolutely do … Continue reading

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Killer Mike’s Pre-Show Speech In St. Louis Last Night

Fate would have it that Run The Jewels had a show in St. Louis the same night that the non-indictment of Murderer Darren Wilson went down in neighboring Ferguson, Missouri. Run The Jewels usually open the show by jumping right … Continue reading

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Killer Mike Talks Atlanta Mixtape History With The Art Behind the Tape

I got a chance to sit down and chop it up with Killer Mike about Atlanta mixtape history for The Art Behind the Tape. Just in case you don’t know or haven’t picked it up, The Art Behind the Tape … Continue reading

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B.o.B Covers Creative Loafing

This week pop rap superstar and Decatur’s own B.o.B is on the cover of Creative Loafing. Yeah, I wrote the story. I’ve been following B.o.B’s career damn near since the day it started. When I was an editor at Ozone … Continue reading

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Maurice Garland Interviews YG At “Blame It On the Streets” Movie Premier

Last night I CTE/Def Jam recording artist YG came to Atlanta’s Midtown Art Cinema to share his new short film “Blame It On the Streets.” People in attendance were treated to free popcorn, a pair of YG socks by Odd … Continue reading

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