The Heat

The Heat is a periodical playlist we've been putting together since the start of Yudo, showcasing our favorite new releases from artists all around the state. It started as the Weekly Heat and used to be really...

Koby’s 16 Favorite Projects of 2017

Our Favorite 2017 Projects from Woodbridge to the Beach   16. Divine Council - DB$B I know how a lotta you feel about these guys so let's just get this out the way. DB$B, if slightly less polished t...

Queer Politics and Hip-Hop

There is a tendency, particularly on the part of people who say things like "real hip hop", to place hip hop on a pedestal, to think that it exists somehow outside or beyond the rest of popular culture.  These are the same people who seek to make a division between a Tupac and a Young Thug without seeing the irony in that.  The fact is that the issues that are pervasive in popular culture extend to hip hop as well.  In this article we'll be focusing on homophobia and transphobia.