Awesome piece on independent hip-hop published in The Source in june 1997, written by Elliott Wilson & T-Love, with additional reporting by Max Glazer and Jazzbo.
Like most rap artists signed to WEA and its branches (Omniscience, Juggaknots, Deda, INI, Supernatural, Agallah, Lin Que, KMD, Ador, Coz… who else ?) in 1994/95, Ill Biskits dropped a couple of 12″ before their album got shelved for 13 years. Their 15 minutes of fame included a few interviews like this one, from Seattle magazine Flavor in september 1995.
Review of the long forgotten Streetwise album by J Rock, better known as that-guy-who-worked-with-Premo-before-anybody-else-care. Soon to be reissued by the good folks at Traffic.
J Rock : Neighborhood Drug Dealer (DJ Premier remix) (DivShare)
Underground favorites Legion Of Dume appeared in The Source in the Unsigned Hype column of may 1992.
Funny thing is that (according to Jaz , Matty C aka Matt Life was a member of the group ! I guess nepotism has always been the norm in the mag.