Interview with Brand Nubians Sadat X

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer   Sadat X and his rap group Brand Nubians arrived on the music scene in the 1990’s. The three man group that also included Lord Jamar and Grand Puba was known for hits like “Slow Down” and “Punks Jump up to Get Beat Down”.    

GRIND CORNER: (Awol)

        This Month Our Highlight goes to Awol . Producer/Promoter from Chicago IL. It takes the time to tell us how he’s handling buisness and staying on the grind.     Black Truth News: Can you take a minute to explain to the people who you are, what you do, and

Mixtape Review: Alias John Brown Presents: “Retribution”

Jarrod Horton Staff Writer I got an instant head nod when I heard the first track on Alias John Brown mix-tape; “Retribution: Street Campaign.”  A Lauryn Hill sample played throughout the first track called “Life” while AJB recites Melle Mel classic hook from the message “It’s like a jungle sometimes;

Grind Corner: (Big Mel)

              WE  HIGHLIGHT  THE  STREET   The Grind Corner is a monthly showcase of regular people out there in the world grinding, working and trying to make a difference n the world. This month we are highlighting Big Mel who is a Chicago Hip Hop artist

Grind Corner: Que Billah

We             Highlight        The               Street   Our Highlight this month goes to QUE BILLAH.  Representing the west side of Chicago; “QB” has toured with some of the biggest names in Hip Hop. We caught up with him for a second, got his definition of the grind and how he puts it down. Check out

Grind Corner: Artist: Lunatic

We          Highlight         The         Street Our Highlight this month goes to Lunatic.  Representing the west side of Chicago; ‘Tic’ has drop three mix-tapes already with more to come. We caught up with him for a second, got his definition on the grind and how he puts it down. Check out his interview.  

Grind Corner: Lady Nile

We            Highlight                     The                                  Street Our first Highlight goes to the self proclaimed “Chi-City Goddess of the Hip Hop street grind” Lady Nile. We caught up with Lady Nile on the streets of Chicago pushing her music; grinding as usual. She has smooth demeanor and a passion for her music. Check out her