Billion Barz Club

Billion Barz Club and Above Art Studios are for the ancestors

As Black History Month 2021 drew to a close, one Black-owned visual arts studio in New Brunswick, New Jersey helped independent music artists flex cultural pride and honor their ancestry. Feb. 26, Above Art Studios was the scene of Billion Barz Club 5: For My Ancestors, part of a monthly open mic showcase and vendor […]

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Billion Barz Club

LBezzle, Billion Barz Club to present ‘For My Ancestors’

LBezzle, rapper and New Brunswick, New Jersey native, will present Billion Barz Club 5 at Above Art Studios at 55B Morris Street in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Feb. 26 from 7-11 p.m. To date, the showcase will feature performances from New Jersey music artists like hip-hop duo Outliiierz, rappers Ron Solemn, SB, and King Bluez, […]

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Jeremy O. & Young Benny Ride on ‘Lyft’

Airy, spacey and groovy, Sept. 20, 2020 New Jersey rappers Jeremy O. and Young Benny dropped visuals for Jeremy’s single “Lyft.” The two come correct on a chill track best for drifting into the sunset with an unidentified flying object of attraction. Jeremy and Benny steadily trade bars over a cool sounding collection of boom-bappish […]

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‘What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down?’ Album Overview, Apocalyptic Outlook

As states scurry to count mail-in votes for the 2020 U.S. presidential race, the general election season lies at a standstill with the American public’s emotions teetering and possibilities looming. According to CNN, we’re down to the wire with just four key state election results hanging in the balance that will determine America’s next president […]

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Here’s a Sample: My Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhyme

(Photo/Mick Haupt) My relationship with jazz is complicated. Far from aficionado, I’ve had important encounters with Ahmad Jamal, Bobbi Humphrey and trumpeter Donald Byrd and his Howard University Blackbyrds. We’ve had meet and greets through acquaintances–time machines. J Dilla, Havoc, Q-Tip and DJ Premier. Over the years, I’ve been taking in sounds rather deliberately. The […]

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