Sac: Get Ready To ʻRAWKʻ with Mahtie Bush X DJ ETHIK

August 24 marks the release date of the album, “RAWK” for emcee Mahtie Bush; a staple in the Sacramento Hip-Hop community. He began the notorious “Backpackramento” movement in ʻ07 and has been in the lime light and behind the scenes for over two decades as a second-generation HipHop head, emceeing, breaking and organizing. Continue reading Sac: Get Ready To ʻRAWKʻ with Mahtie Bush X DJ ETHIK

LOCAL ART — Best Underground Secret in Sac: Mikey Dwitt

Mikey Dwitt, He’s My Hero! By Aaris A. Schroeder Mikey Dwitt is one of those “behind the scenes” type of guys.  He is also one of the most talented and humblest artists Sacramento has to offer.  If you don’t know now you will.  I was able to interviewDewitt over the phone after several failed chances, artists are naturally procrastinators and I am glad I finally … Continue reading LOCAL ART — Best Underground Secret in Sac: Mikey Dwitt

2Ugli Prepares for War With New Music Through Baby Grande Records

By Aaris A. Schroeder Been making and creating sounds and rhymes since the tender age of 12 and infatuated with hip-hop such as Wu-Tang Clan, EPMD and Cypress Hill, 2ugli; San Diego-based emcee, a former member of Apes in English and now unofficially signed to Baby Grande Records [no comment from Baby Grande] will be releasing, “Back on Broadway,” November ’09 as well as two … Continue reading 2Ugli Prepares for War With New Music Through Baby Grande Records

Cawzlos Gets Down With UBO

The Cawz of Sacramento’s Hip-Hop Legend, Cawzlos    By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief I was really excited about interviewing Cawzlos – not just because he was a part of The Cawz, one of Sacramento, CA’s more popular hip-hop groups which mysteriously broke up or because he is a major networker and asked for the interview; it was mutual.  My story of The Cawz goes way … Continue reading Cawzlos Gets Down With UBO

Stuck in a Rut? Check Out Middle Class Rut

Album: Middle Class Rut By: Middle Class Rut Produced: Independent By Aaris A. Schroeder Finally, something different – Cawzlos was shopping me this album for a month or so and I finally picked up Middle Class Rut’s self-titled album.  Straight anthem-style modern rock, this band has a touch of Offspring and Oasis but a little darker. M-C Rut; for short, includes Jack Lopez and Sean … Continue reading Stuck in a Rut? Check Out Middle Class Rut