Friday, May 23, 2008

Emynd & Bo Bliz Interview

215HipHop catches up with Emynd & Bo Bliz. Check em out! (Books!)

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Philly in Austin

Friday, March 07, 2008

Official Arts Garage Statement

Direct from the Director of the Arts Garage

By now, some of you might have heard that The Arts Garage was shut down by the Department of License and inspection for code violations, including a requirement to install sprinkler system. The sprinkler system is a $50,000 expense and can take six to eight weeks to complete.

L & I made it clear that The Arts Garage will not be permitted to re-open until the violation is corrected. After careful consideration, it does not appear likely that The Arts Garage can reopen sooner than 90 days.

Promoters that which to host their events during this period can contact the following two North Philly venues for consideration.

1. Dowling Palace located at 1310 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Tel: 215-236-9888. Ask for Stacey.

2. The Guild located at 735 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19123. Tel: 215-989-9809. Ask for Bunmi Samuel.

I am committed to correct the violation ASAP and reopen when contingencies permits. My sincere gratitude to everyone that called to offer a pledge of support.

Executive Director

Ouch, not sure what this means for White Tees or any of the other awesome events planned for the next 3 months.

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Monday, March 03, 2008

Arts Garage Closed, Loie Raided

  • Just got word from Bo Bliz
    the arts garage is shut down indefinitely.

    no further details until we pow-wow a little bit, but this may be RIP.

    keeping it moving.
    Wow after a steady spot for so long once again, this is disheartening especially since its so close to First Friday.
  • UPDATE: Official statement from the Arts Garage.
  • In other L&I news, Loie was raided Friday by L&I and the police department around 10:30. Benja Styles was playing as he is resident on Fridays. I stepped outside and the police came up and handcuffed the bouncer, turned the lights on, music off and completely shut down the place. Everyone was required to show ID before leaving. Loie is again operating on normal hours.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Beanie Sigel - Go Low feat Rock City

Beanie Sigel - Go Low feat Rock City. The Solution in stores now.

Bonus: Freeway speaking with Whoo Kid how they "bodied" the White T's show

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Sunday, January 06, 2008

Philly 2008 We Da Best

Philly We Da Best. Emynd, Bo Bliz, Dan teh Mutherfucking Swede, Beanie, Peedie, and Freeway. Arts Garage will never be the same again.

Update: Image courtesy of TonsOGuns. Photo (and more) courtesy of Ian Meyer.

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Thursday, January 03, 2008

Scratching and Surviving feat Freeway and Beanie Sigel

Friday, December 21, 2007

WTWB at Transit Saturday

White T's back at Transit this Saturday. Crew love like whoa today. Emynd, Bo Bliz and Dan teh motherfucking Swede. No tickets, just a $5 guestlist and free PBR and Ciroc vodka 10 - 12. Holla! One!

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Like wow. Freeway. Beards will be in the building. White T's will be in the building. First Peedi Peedi and now Freeway? I've been holding out on posting this until I got an official flyer just to show how official this really is. I just had to throw some Freeway on. Did you get Free At Last? Do you understand that it's about to go down? EARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLYYYYYYYYYY One!
Oh right, Freeway January 4th at White T's White Belts, Arts Garage 1520 Parrish

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Two One Five Magazine Launch Party

Tonight, come celebrate the launch of Two.One.Five Magazine at Silk City. The event is free with RSVP and starts at 11. DJ's Statik, King Britt, Steve Bloodbath and White T's White Belts are all slated to grace the decks. I must say I saw the first issue at the Diplo and friends jawn and it looked really good. Congrats!

More Info RSVP by sending an email to

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Monday, December 03, 2007

White T's and Paper Street

A short video about White T's White Belts, Paper Street and Jokers of the Scene. Courtesy of Joe Maggiolo.

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Friday, November 16, 2007

What It Do

I am so not ready for this cold, or thangsiving or the holiday season or any of that. Where has my year gone? I am looking forward to Carnival though. But for real, fuck this cold stuff
  • And Dim Sum at the Khyber (56 S. 2nd)
  • The Good Life at The Mansion with Jes One and Excel upstairs while the Hot Cops (Nick the V and Stumble) will be downstairs. $4 drinks til 12, hot jams til 3:30.
  • Making Time with no guests whatsoever at Pure (1221 St. James)
  • Housed - house music all night long at the Arts Garage (1516 Parrish)
  • Minimal techno at Inciting courtesy of Foundsound
  • Kiss n Fly at Level - Its Designer Drugs and Shawn Ryan, seems like a good idea
  • Bounce with White T's DJs Emynd & Bo Bliz at the Barbary
    • Barbary is dope. I'm really excited about it, plus its round the corner from
  • Mad Pussy with the Motherfucking Rub
  • Beats & Rhymes at the Khyber (downstairs) live beat competition
UPDATE: I hate when I leave stuff out that I want to mention

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Mad Pussy and Pics

Killin em in the club. Transit was dope Saturday, I mean White T's plus Brendan plus Dirty can only equal awesomeness. Meanwhile TwoOneFive was there taking pictures. Mad Pussy is back again this Saturday with The Rub. Remember the Pleasuretown Parties? Yes, yes and more yes.

UPDATE: Just added $2 vodka drinks til 12.

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Friday, November 09, 2007

Mad Pussy with White T's

funny pictures

Wez goin to Transit on Caturday

Free entry for first 2oo on the list. Drink tickets for the first 200 girls through the door. Dirty with house music all night long upstairs and Brendan rocking the hip to the hop and rnb and reggae and soul and funk and all that good ish. Get on the list now.

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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Countdown to Free At Last

Its official Freeways Free At Last will be released November 20th and the White Tees White Belts bols are counting down. They are posting a Freeway related track every weekday from now until then. There are already some gems popping off over there.

Download the bonus track from Nick Catchdubs as he mixes Hypnotic Brass Ensemble with Jay, Beanie and Freeway. I aint talkin bout chicken n gravy mang.

Follow along at CrossFaded Bacon

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Mad Pussy

Holla! I don't know if you got the flyer from MSTRKRFT but Paper Street, Simplefly and Gravy are taking over Transit Saturdays. First party up is Devlin & Darko, Spank Rock's tour dj's, along with Si Young, Plastic Little's tour DJ. Meanwhile, Brendan Bring'em will be rocking downstairs and DJ Dirty from Sundae will be rocking upstairs in the Executive Party Suite.

November 10th is Bo Bliz and Emynd of White T's, November 17th the Rub invades Philly and then on the 24th Flosstradamus from Chicago will be taking over the main floor. I'm really excited, something awesome to do Saturday nights this November. Also Hibbard taking pics for TwoOneFive, free sparks, Broadzilla DJ's, MIA after party with Low Budget and Dave P and Roxy Cottontail, free drinks for the ladies and more awesomeness.

Get on the list

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Friday, October 19, 2007

What It Do: Nu Rave Your Weekend Away

It don't stop til sunday night. Or not, I found other ish to holler at.

  • Sundae moves from the Bubble House to La Veranda on Delaware and Market basically. Includes outside deck with those heat lamp things.
  • Justice live at The Troc since there was shooting outside the Starlight and the club is kind of closed. Too bad its sold out, they should move it to the E Factory.
    • Btw, there are reports that they will be spinning at Silk City after their tweek knobs live show
  • Want more bass and less electro? More UK and less Paris? See Vex'd at Inciting HQ. Grime dubstep massive stand up.

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White T's in Citypaper Music Issue

First off, that is such a dope picture. Shout out to Michael T. Regan. Second the story behind the picture is funny. Read it in Emynd's own words. Read the full City Paper article by phabulous Phileb jawn Kelly White. Of course if you've ever read this site in the last 2 years you know we've been repping White T's White Belts since the beginning. Its weird, we started out so different from where we are now.

Dudes are crazy on their grind right about now. Saturday downstairs with Jokers of the Scene at Transit with MSTRKRFT, Thursday 25th with Rich Medina and Questlove for the Philly Car Share party, Saturday the 27th at Haverford College and then Nov 2nd Halloween jumpoff at the Arts Garage.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Peedi Crak at White T's

From the lovely Erinalicious via Crossfaded Bacon

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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Weekend Pics

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Weekend Pics: Crew Love, Roll Call and more

Monday, June 04, 2007

Weekend Pics: WTWB, Wheres Me Booty, Datarock and More

Drink Moloko has pics from White Tees White Belts at the Arts Garage redesigned his website
YapSnaps has pics from Abrasive Company at M Room, Datarock and White Tees here
Check out my pics from Where's Me Booty on Saturday and the afterparty at 2nd and Poplar
UPDATE: More pics from DJ DeeJay
YapSnaps has pics from ReUp at Sals and Redrum at Raven Lounge here

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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Wheres Me Booty: Attn Those Who Have Purchased Tix

From PaperStreet:
*We've been selling tickets for the Boat Crusie this Saturday through Ticketweb and by hand so we don't have an exact list of who grabbed tix, if you haven't gotten them yet please ignore this e-mail*

OK party people, it is ON this Saturday! You ready for the summer kick-off party to end all summer kick-off parties? While the rest of the city is stuck on land we're all gonna be crusin in international waters with the best party DJ's in the universe. Here's some answers to the most common questions I've gotten from you:

- What time do we get there?
We start boarding at 9pm. There will be DJ's going the whole time and we'll be drinking and whatnot from 9 until we take off around 10:30. Just make sure you're on the boat when it pulls it out. We get back at 2am, BUT we may take a vote on board to see if everyone wants to keep crusin longer. We're in international man made laws apply. It's going to be up to you.

- Is there parking? How do I get to the Liberty Belle boat?
Yup, plenty of parking is available by the boat. The Liberty Belle is docked at the Navy Yard next to the Philly Cruise Terminal. Real easy to get to, it's at the South end of Broad Street. Traveling from I-95? Take I-95 Exit 17 (Broad Street). Go South onto Broad Street. Enter Main Gate at Navy Yard. Continue on Broad Street to the Cruise Terminal (Building #3). The terminal will be the last building on the right. Taking a cab is even easier.

- Top shelf open bar means what?

It means everything you want to drink is free and tipping is INCLUDED. I'm an occasional drinker myself and I wanted to make sure you are taken care of, so we hired 10 EXTRA bartenders for the night, 16 total, so you're endless thirst will finally be satisfied.

- What floors is everything on?
Floor One it's DJ Dee Jay with Madonna/Michael/Prince party. Yes, all Madonna, Michael Jackson and Prince all night. It's even more fun than it sounds. Floor Two it's Emil & Bo from White Tees, White Belts. This is the big party room on the boat, expect sweaty mash-ups and club bangers and lots of drunk grinding. Floor Three it's Rich Medina & Lucas Rivera with Mojito's live percussionists Kiki and Carlos. This is the outdoor party with house and Afro-Cuban beats with the sky above you and the water rushing past beneath.

- Is Pirate attire really encouraged?
Yes, it is. The party's called Where's Me Booty. Of course we want Pirates and Wenches. If you don't know what a Pirate or a Wench looks like, go Google Image it or something. It's not necessary but it will be fun. I'm working on a parrot right now. I'm not kidding.

If you have friends freaking out right now, and you probably do cause my phone is blowing up, there may still be tix left online here.

If it's sold out, then we have some tix we printed out for hand-to-hand sale, just get at us.


This is going to be incredible. I might wear a life jacket cause I'm afraid of falling off cause of the open bar and all...

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White Tees White Belts Moved

From Emynd:
The Ukie's nice and all, but they were trying to stop our grind so eff that. Anyway, we're partying later and we're letting EVERYONE in this time. So come through and party with your dude Low Budget who hasn't DJed in Philly in what seems like 6 months (though it's probably only been like 1). This shit is going to be bananas and this place the Arts Garage is the best venue I've seen in Philly (no hyperbole).

We're starting at midnight because nobody comes until midnight anyway.

Let's party.

White T's on MySpace

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Monday, May 07, 2007

Weekend Pics: Hands & Knees and White Tees White Belts

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

The 12 Superhero DJS out to Save the Night

If you know anything about Philly music, you should know that there have been some amazing DJ's that have grown up in this corner of the world including Cash Money, Too Tuff and Jazzy Jeff just to name a few of the old school favorites. Killah Kate Kilpatrick takes a look at the 12 DJs that are currently killing it in the city in the latest issue of the Philadelphia Weekly. Big shout out to Brendan Bring'em for making the front page, Emil and Bo of White Tees White Belts for "Best Party Rocking Tag Team", Mr. Wu Tang: Freak Nasty and laser shooting Indie party rockers from Hands and knees Ian St. Laurent and John Redden. Not one of these DJ's should be missed though, check out the article to find out where you can hear them next.

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Monday, April 16, 2007

White Tees White Belts with Peedi Crakk

Next level White Tees White Belts with Peedi Crakk aka Peedi Peedi
From Emynd:
Believe it.

That same ol' White Ts and White Belts madness with a special performance by the Badland Bully himself, Peedi Crakk.

First Friday, May 4th. 10 PM - 3 AM.

Flier coming soon.

Big t'ings.

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Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Weekend Pics - Thugstep, White Tees

Mad late but better than never right? It took me awhile to recover, what can I say? White Tees on Friday was ridiculous. I missed drinking 22's of Obolons. Crazy amounts of people, lots of dancing, beer pouring, pictures, camera flashes and more. Shout out to everyone in this photo and everyone that missed out on it. Afterwards, I decide that I should ride to Jersey with Nappy and Evelation to see Nappy spin tomorrow. Hey its 3 AM, seemed like a good idea at the time. Fast forward hours later after doing circles trying to get back on 95 after it was closed due to an accident and I'm on gravity hill in Plainsboro. Weird New Jersey in full effect. Next day is ice cream shops, car trunks slamming on my head, missing exits, no parking spots and then a house party in New Brunswick. Shout out to James, Khris, Pandemonium Jones, Definate Music, J Past, Evelation and Nappy. Oh and to the girl in the silver coat and the Nintendo Power Glove too, holla at me, I heard you make music. Definitely worth the trip. Devil may care attitude wins out!

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Friday, March 02, 2007

What It Do : First Friday First Day of Summer

Its unseasonably warm outside, I don't see a cloud in the sky. Something seems wrong, wasn't it just 20 degrees outside last week? By the way where did February go? Oh and I decided to post this pic of the Peek a Boo Revue because I'm hoping we'll get all sorts of new Google traffic searching for burlesque or strippers or hottest moms i'd like to fuck.

  • First Friday
  • White Tees White Belts at the Ukie. But you should already know.
  • Let Me Ride with Cuebik, Breakdown, Dev79 and Starkey hosted by Illy at Fluid
    • Then there is the whole issue of the flyer and how SEPTA was upset and went to the club and confiscated flyers and called Dev79 directly and multiple other people. There was no cease & desist letter so I assume its ok for someone else to use the same flyer design next month.
  • 611 Dance party at Medusa - Rave Cave transformation once a month
  • Flamin Hotz Records presents Get On Down at Upstairs at Sals - Featuring Tom++ from Funkshun, DJ Icey Mike from Paris (Flamin Hotz Records) and PDX transplant NicktheV
    • playing, Electro, UK House, Bmore, Balie, Chicago House, Indy Dance classics, Some French shit, but mainly Electro

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Friday, February 23, 2007

WTWB at the Ukie

Yep, word on the streets with the over capacity and whatnot of last month, the March White T's White Belts will be at the Ukie of Hollertronix fame. There will be a special surprise guest, $4 Obolons.

Meanwhile the record is selling out of control at Turntable Lab. It hit #4 in 4 days and completely sold out or would have easily hit #1. Not to worry though, if you slept on the first batch, the Lab reupped and you can still cop it. Its $8 and features a crazy full cover pic sleeve and labels and 9 tracks.
And as a bonus, the duo just released two tracks on their MySpace.
Links: Cop the EP, White Tees Myspace, Crossfaded Bacon

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Friday, February 02, 2007

What it Do : First Friday

Its superbowl weekend and I don't really care. No birds, no Saints even, defintely no Bills. Oh well, next year. Tonite is White Tees White Belts thats all I care about and Old City arts crawl if it clears up a bit.


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51:51 x Flamin Hotz Monthly Mix Jumpoff

Back once again with that podcast jumpoff. Its First Friday so that means two things, Old City Arts Crawl and White Tees White Belts. We've been beating the drum for this party since we started. Easily one of the best parties in the city. Now that they've moved to their new spot, this party has officially blown up. You can meet cats from Boston to DC who make the monthly trip to get down with Emynd, Bo Bliz and Dan the Swede. This month is extra special as it is the record release party for Emynd and Bo Bliz and there will be mixtape giveaways from WTHN. Their debut EP, White Tees and White Belts is being released by Flamin Hotz and is in stores here in Philly at Armands and The Sound of Market. I've got word that it will be at Turntable Lab and your favorite record stores early next week. Flamin Hotz picked them up as the duo have been coming with straight heat lately. Just check out this message that they received from Scottie B:
Need a big big favor. Please could u send me the new EP u have. I will send u whatever it costs thru paypal or whatever. Im gonna be at Fabric on 2/2. Wont be able to get the joint and i know Emynd and Bo came w that fire! Please let me know!"
We've got two seperate mixes and one from Dan the Swede later on this month. They represent what you'll hear at the party tonite with everything from Miami Bass, to hip hop, electro, Baltimore club, special remixes and whatever else will rock the crowd.

So without further ado: Subscribe with iTunes, subscribe with other podcast software, Emynd Feb 5151 Mix, Bo Bliz Feb 5151 Mix

Related: WTWB Myspace; Armands: 1108 Market Street, 19107; Sound of Market: 15 South 11th Street, 19107; WTWB on Flamin Hotz, CrossFaded Bacon Goods and Services

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