Interview: Tasha the Amazon


Tasha the Amazon lives in Toronto. Her career got publicly rolling when she co-founded the synth-pop/hip-hop outfit, Candy Coated Killahz, and that’s when I first found out about her. Having honed her hook-writing skills and sharpened her production blade, Tasha is, in my opinion, a cutting-edge mind in the industry, and a unique voice in [...]

Rock The Bells 2012 Adds Big Sean, Curren$y To East Coast Line Up


Since the official announcement in May, the Rock The Bells festival line up has seen numerous additions. The three city festival has added New Orleans veteran Curren$y, New York heavyweight lyricists Sean Price and Action Bronson, and to top it all off, Kanye West’s artist Big Sean as the headliner of the final summer tour [...]

The Taste Test: Best Hip Hop Of The Week


As you may be aware, the hip hop genre has a non-stop influx of music released each week, and its very difficult to determine what’s worth your precious time. To help you out, The Taste Test is a new series here at TST where our team of experts find the best material released each week in a [...]

Top 10 Indie Hip Hop Albums of 2011


2011 has been an excellent year for hip hop as a whole, especially from the independent spectrum. With the lines between mainstream and underground getting more and more blurred, most indie rap albums released this year were either critically acclaimed across the boards or achieving breakthrough crossover status (Tyler, the Creator and A$AP Rocky being [...]

Listen and Download: Asher Roth – “Choices” (ft. Action Bronson)


Remember the college loving, Eminem compared, mario kart playing rapper that goes by the name of Asher Roth? Seems like the promising rapper’s presence hasn’t really been felt in hip-hop since his debut album. Not saying he doesn’t have it, the mixtapes, and few features prove his rapping ability haven’t declined, but he comes and [...]