Video: Homeboy Sandman – “Problems”

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HALLWAYS makes a bold first step with the single "Problems," which is as Tribe Called Quest fun as it is Pharaohe Monch dour. That's the great quality of Homeboy Sandman, who makes no qualms about explaining his moods, affectations and joys. We were sweating the single when it dropped. Here's the video after the jump.

New Music: Homeboy Sandman – “Problems”

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The Boy Sand emerges with this single from his upcoming album Hallways on Stones Throw. It's bluesy, no-frills and colored with cynical humor. Great easy opener for dense topics. After the jump.

New Music: Homeboy Sandman – “America, The Beautiful”

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Homeboy Sandman is a lyrical gymnast who doesn't assault with messages or perfunctory turns into spoken word lecture style. "America the Beautiful" sounds like a Maya Angelou rendition or an Erica Alexander portrait of this great, flawed nation.

Photos: Rock Steady Crew’s 36th Anniversary @ Central Park, NYC

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On Sunday July 28, 2013, the world renowned Rock Steady Crew held it’s 36th Anniversary celebration in Central Park, NYC. The event featured a reunion performance by Pete Rock & CL Smooth, as well as performances by Brand Nubian, Cormega, Special Ed, Craig G, The Arsonists, Homeboy Sandman and more. The show also featured DJ sets from DJ Premier, Tony Touch, Evil Dee, and DJ Eclipse, DJ JS-1. Of course, the highlight of the event was an incredible breakdance performance from the entire Rock Steady Crew. Click through this slideshow to see all of the highlights of that day’s event. All photos by Bernard Smalls.