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Positive K is “Makin It Happen” Interview by DJ Layne Luv

If I could describe 2016 in the entertainment world, I would quote Charles Dickens in The Tale of Two Cities “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” We lost Prince, Maurice White of EWF, Natalie Cole,...
by Layne Luv
 

 
 

Shop Talk: DJ Layne Luv chops it up with Rufus Blaq

There’s a sad dynamic that goes on among families, neighborhoods, communities and hometowns. That of course is…in those environments, the people may not appreciate whats in front of them because well….it’...
by Layne Luv
 

 
 

The 90’s! Back Like It Never Left. By Delayne Whiteside

Who knew or would even think that a kid born in Harlem USA and a kid born in Boston MA. , would be the architects of a sound and a movement that would last for decades? Did Teddy Riley and Bobby Brown solely create the 90’...
by Layne Luv
 

 

 

Shop Talk: DJ Layne Luv chops it up w/ Craig G of The Juice Crew

DJ Layne Luv with Hip Hop Vet Craig G It takes a lot to impress me these days. And I’ve seen the routine before where an MC will ask the crowd to hold up objects and they will put the objects in a freestyle, but rarely ha...
by Layne Luv
 

 
 

To The East My Brother To The East Pt. 1 by Delayne Whiteside

  Can you hear that? No I’m not trying to be funny, can you hear that? It’s a soulful voice coming closer and closer from the distance. Yep, it’s distinct now. It’s that lil child from Mississippi, Samuel Cook sin...
by AvianD