Jason James

Jason James

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This Is My Rifle: The Myth of the Low Budget Album Success Story

After my last article went live a few weeks ago, I never anticipated the amount of discussion it would generate in the following days. The sudden outpouring of love from fellow artists and debate with music fans on... More
Posted one hour ago
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This Is My Rifle: Art vs. Free Music (The Run The Jewels Effect)

What is the true value of a free album? As I’m rounding the corner of the final lap in the recording process of my next album, I’ve been asking myself this question on a frequent basis. There has been a lot of... More
Posted 8 months ago
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This Is My Rifle: Crash Landing on The Mothership

Five years ago I was standing at the bottom of a mountain staring upwards. At the time, I was half way through my debut album with my producer Rodney Hazard and I was at the tail end of an artistic transition. In the years... More
Posted one year ago
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This Is My Rifle, the inaugural single release off Jason James and Rodney Hazard‘s new project, was a cold shower of political reality after the steaming sh*tstorm that was the 2012 Presidential campaign. After... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Another election has ended in the good ol’ U-S of A, and regardless of which candidate you were pulling for, I think we’re all sick of the mudslinging, punditry and overall asinine behavior that presidential... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Vancouver-based rhymesayer Jason James and production partner Rodney Hazard have unleashed their latest collaborative opus, Pyramids in Stereo. The follow-to the DJBooth/RefinedHype-presented Marvelous World of Color, the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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The hip-hop cynic will tell you that the Golden Days of the genre are over and that club anthems and odes to money, cars and clothes dominate the market. Those with a glass half-full perspective will argue that materialistic... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Jason James & Rodney Hazard - Marvelous World of Color

Vancouver emcee Jason James (aka WEB) and beatsmith Rodney Hazard (aka I.D.E.A.) have teamed up with DJBooth.net, RefinedHype.com, PotHolesinMyBlog and Kevin Nottingham to bring listeners their highly-anticipated... More
Posted about 5 years ago
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While the title of Jason James and Rodney Hazard‘s Marvelous World of Color mixtape implies hope for a brighter tomorrow, the Vancouver emcee and his behind-the-boards partner seem to believe that the only way to get... More
Posted about 5 years ago
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As those who tuned in for their last feature, the darkly experimental Fame Us, are well aware, Jason James (aka WEB) and Rodney Hazard (aka I.D.E.A.) thrive on defying expectations. Thus, listeners shouldn’t be too... More
Posted 5 years ago
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