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Homeboy Sandman Doesn’t Need Slang To Sling Great Raps In This Video

On March 31, Homeboy Sandman released Veins. That LP boasts beats by 88-Keys, Kev Brown, Audible Doctor, and others. Now a mainstay at Stones Throw Records, the Queens, New York MC dropped the visual to album highlight "Bamboo." The RTNC-laced track (De La Soul, Yasiin Bey, Action Bronson) lends itself... Read more

Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s New EP is a Head Scratcher…In a Good Way (EP Stream)

Two of Hip-Hop's most celebrated indie artists quietly released a collaborative E.P. earlier this week, and it's another remarkable release Heads have come to expect from Stones Throw. Called Lice, the project is the result of a partnership between celebrated MCs Aesop Rock, whose impressive discography stretches back to 1996;... Read more

Homeboy Sandman’s Arrows Penetrate The Eardrums While Stating His Top 5 MCs (Audio)

After leaving Heads with a joint project with Blu in the closing week of 2014—Homeboy Sandman has been quiet, relatively speaking. The Queens, New York MC is plugging away as Stones Throw Records' flagship Rap acts, alongside the returning artist, Guilty Simpson. "Arrows" hits the center of the board. H.B.S.... Read more

Score 2 for the Underground. Homeboy Sandman & Blu Release a Joint EP (Mixtape)

Here's a welcomed surprise. Amidst the season of giving, two of the fiercest guardians of underground Hip-Hop come together for a joint project. Hombeboy Sandman has released Homeboy Sandman is Sandman, a new free EP with words by him and beats by Blu. Check out the stream and download below.... Read more

Homeboy Sandman Makes Great Visuals, But This May Be The Best (Video)

Like his verses, Homeboy Sandman is almost always animated in the video medium. He's rapped on MTA subways, played with motion and color. However, in "Refugee," H.B.S hits faraway locales to meet some strange strangers in this amazing polished narrative video that nods to the 1990s efforts from Skee-Lo, Fatlip,... Read more

Homeboy Sandman, J-Live & Kurious Jorge Run An MC Clinic (Audio)

Elmhurst, Queens' Homeboy Sandman released Hallways, his fifth album, on September 2 via Peanut Butter Wolf's Stones Throw Records. The loquacious MC teamed with two New Yorkers who blazed his trail that he's followed and adapted with. J-Live and Kurious (f/k/a Kurious Jorge) joined H.B.S on "Enough." The sweet, melodic... Read more

Homeboy Sandman Flips Patriotism On Its Head In America, The Beautiful (Audio)

Homeboy Sandman loves a concept. Teaming with fellow Stones Throw Records artist Jonwayne on the boards, H.B.S. takes a long look at America as She stands today. While it's not the most optimistic, it's heavily researched, and spans many attributes of culture. "America, The Beautiful" is the latest in a... Read more

Homeboy Sandman Makes An Oceanic Cut Over Some ’70s-Tastic Blu Production (Audio)

Two of the most versatile voices in the contemporary Underground Hip-Hop world are Homeboy Sandman and Blu. Running in similar circles (Stones Throw Records, Sene, etc.), the pair comes together nicely on "Atlantis." H.B.S. states why underwater is the place to be, given some of the goings-on to be found... Read more

Like Food Raps? Homeboy Sandman Speaks To Your Belly (Video)

Stones Throw Records has had a lot of buzz swinging around the internet lately with the impending release of their documentary film, Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton, May 27. The Peanut Butter Wolf directed team consistently releases content that is highly regarded in the underground music scene and continues to... Read more

Homeboy Sandman’s Range Is Growing Further. Just Look At Bad Meaning Good (Video)

Comparisons can get us all into trouble. However, as Homeboy Sandman continues to do amazing work on record and on stage, when will Heads see the fact that the Queens, New Yorker is as close as any independent artist on veering into Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) versatility. He raps, fast,... Read more

Homeboy Sandman Breathes New Life Into An Old Breakbeat In This Freestyle (Audio)

Pound for pound, Homeboy Sandman is one of the most dynamic MCs to emerge in the last 10 years. The Elmhurst, Queens rapper/activist has a Native Tongues way about him, standing up for issues, while still clearly having fun with every microphone rendezvous and video. In honor BoySand's new Stones... Read more

Homeboy Sandman Puts A Hip-Hop Spin On A Choir Classic (Audio)

Homeboy Sandman never seems to slow down. After one or more projects every year dating back to 2009, BoySand moves from 2013 acclaim of Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent and right into WHITE SANDS, with frequent producer/collaborator, Paul White. To kick things off proper, H.B.S. and Paul drop "Wade Into The... Read more

Blu & Nottz – Crooks In Castles ft ANTHM, Homeboy Sandman, Sene & Johaz

If you enjoyed the cypher takeover at the BET Hip-Hop Awards last night, the latest from Blue & Nottz might be right up your alley. With roughly four minutes of straight bars and no hook, all that's missing from "Crooks In Castles" is a black and white video with DJ... Read more

Homeboy Sandman – Men Are Mortal (Video)

From his Stones Throw EP from this year, Kool Herc, BoySand kicks an scorching verse while jump-roping. If you find walking and chewing bubblegum simultaneously to be a challenge, you will definitely find this video to be a thrill. The retail album named after Hip-Hop's founder has throwback production with... Read more

Homeboy Sandman – Couple Bars (Video)

Homeboy Sandman flexes the art of courtship in his new video for Couple Bars. Check it out below. Related: Blu & Exile – The Great Escape ft Homeboy Sandman & ADAD (Audio)... Read more

Blu & Exile – The Great Escape ft Homeboy Sandman & ADAD

Here's some new music from Blu & Exile. Check out The Great Escape featuring Homeboy Sandman & ADAD. Related: Blu – Rap Dope (Audio)... Read more

Peter Rosenberg – What’s Poppin’ Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape presented by Peter Rosenberg which features songs by Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Skyzoo, The Kid Daytona, Asher Roth, Homeboy Sandman, J. Cole, Smiff N Wessun and more. Click here to download What's Poppin Vol. 1.... Read more