Hip hop

Freeway Interview & Performance w/ Sean Falyon & Young Chris at Fluid

On Thursday night at Fluid nightclub (4th and South), Fader & Vitamin Water presented a free hip-hop show with DJ PHSH, Sean Falyon, Young Chris, and headliner, Freeway. The invite-only event kicked off around 8pm and lasted until just before midnight. We arrived just as the event was kicking off, and grabbed some one-on-one time […]

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A-Trak A-bsoultely A-mazing

A-Trak is one of the best DJ’s on the planet and has been for a long time. As he told us in a recent interview, he loves producing a mixing both hip-hop and electronica. We’ve been waiting anxiously for him to bring his Magic 8-Ball Tour to Philadelphia and last night the wait finally ended […]

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Dayglow: Philly’s Party People Get Painted

Dayglow is a party craze that is sweeping the nation. While the headlining acts vary from city to city, there is one constant on the “Dayglow Escape Reality Tour”: paint (and lots of it). After selling out the original night of the tour in Philadelphia so quickly that many people were unable to secure tickets, […]

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Lyrics Born Raised the Bar at Blockley Pourhouse

Birth & death are the circle of life. This phenomenon was front and center last night at the Blockley Pourhouse in West Philly where Japanese-American rapper, Lyrics Born, absolutely killed it. The night opened with support from local rapper LTC. This guy is really quite good. His track “I’ll Be Home Soon Friend” is certainly […]

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Philadelphia Feasts on Hip-Hop Thanksgiving Eve Courtesy of Doomtree

  Thanksgiving Eve is traditionally a big night for bars and clubs in Philadelphia and around the rest of the country. Instead of heading to one of the hundreds of parties around the city, Independent Philly headed to “The Church” at 21st and Chestnut to catch a concert by Minnesota’s hip-hop collective “Doomtree”. We weren’t […]

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