Archive for January, 2010

Trip-Hop Thursdays: Thievery Corporation

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28 Jan
Trip-Hop Thursdays: Thievery Corporation

Thievery Corporation is a Washington, D.C.-based recording artist and DJ duo consisting of Rob Garza, Eric Hilton, and their supporting artists. Their music style mixes elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae, Indian classical, Middle Eastern, and Brazilian (such as bossa nova) with a lounge aesthetic. Thievery Corporation started out in the summer of 1995 at Washington DC’s Eighteenth Street Lounge. Rob Garza and Lounge co-owner Eric Hilton got together over their mutual love of club life, as... Read More →

Massive Attack's New Single "Paradise City" Ft. Hope Sandoval

Massive Attack’s new album will be coming out next month Feb 8th 2010. The name of the album is called Heligoland. This is the single for the album which has been roaming around YouTube for a couple of months now. I thought it would be good to hype it up a bit since the album release date is very near. So here it is, Massive Attack’s “Paradise Circus” with Hope Sandoval on vocals. Read More →  Read More →

Learn ya Wednesday : Reks (MC)

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27 Jan
Learn ya Wednesday : Reks (MC)

Before the Grey Hairs, REKS was just a teenager who fell in love with the hip-hop movement. Little did he know, one day he would experience working with the legendary DJ Premier and Large Professor. Born Corey Isaiah Christie in Lawrence, Massachusetts, August 24th, 1977, REKS practically grew up with Hip-Hop. He first embraced the hip-hop culture by becoming a break-dancer with Funk Town Connection (FTC), competing all over the city of Lawrence. The legendary Rap styles of KRS-One, Slick Rick,... Read More →

The Weekly Podcast

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26 Jan

I’m super hyped that Cocoa Brovaz and RJD2 is on this weeks podcast. This is all. Is it just me or does it get better each week?. WOW! I’m just waiting on a few things to happen in order to get my uShare account so you fools won’t hog up my bandwidth every week. BOOM! DOWNLOAD LINK (right click, save as) Tracklisting: 1. Blu – Simply Amazin’ 2. RJD2 – here’s What’s Left 3. A Tribe Called Quest – Lyrics To Go 4. Ruff Ridaz – Recognize 5.... Read More →

Wale and The Roots Perform Live in DC

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25 Jan

Wale joins The Roots at a performance at a club I am DYING to attend, 9:30 Club, in DC. Thinking back to when I first heard about Wale. all he would talk about was his love for BlackThought and The Roots. Must be pretty intense joining them on stage, constantly. Big ups to one of the dopest cats doing it right now.  Read More →

88-Keys Remembers J Dilla.

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25 Jan
88-Keys Remembers J Dilla.

88-Keys speaks on his memories with J Dilla. He met Dilla through Q-Tip and instantly knew dude would revolutionize everything. I need to here this dudes collection of Dilla beats. Per what I have read up on, I have EVERYTHING Dilla has ever done. (Well, if ever released by anyone else).  Read More →

Trip-Hop Thursdays: Zero 7

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21 Jan
Trip-Hop Thursdays: Zero 7

Today on Trip-Hop Thursdays we have Zero 7, which is a Grammy Award-nominated Trip-hop, downtempo, shoegaze, ambient, and acid jazz duo comprising of Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker from the United Kingdom. They also included several other singers, which at this point have their very own solo albums. Contributing artists include vocals from Mozez, Sia Furler, Tina Dico, Sophie Barker, and Jose Gonzalez. Read More →  Read More →

Learn ya Wednesday : Skillz (MC)

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20 Jan
Learn ya Wednesday : Skillz (MC)

Skillz was born in Detroit, Michigan, but at a young age made Richmond, Virginia his home. He first made a name for himself by finishing in second place (Losing to Mc Supernatural) in a national freestyle competition in 1992, which resulted in a recording contract with Atlantic Records. Skillz’ Atlantic debut, From Where???, and its single, “The Nod Factor”, were released in 1996, but sank without a trace. In the late-1990s, he allied himself with fellow Virginia natives Missy Elliott,... Read More →

The Weekly Podcast

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19 Jan

This weeks tracklisting is pretty god damned serious, kiddies. Mr. Anonymous is hitting us hard with this weeks podcast. Take a gander at the list down below and after, take advantage of our bandwidth and download the FUCK outta this podcast. DOWNLOAD LINK (right click, save as) Tracklisting: 1. Jedi Mind Tricks – The Philosophy of Horror 2. GZA – 4th Chamber 3. Goodie Mob – Beautiful Skin 4. Black Moon – How Many MC’s 5. Heltah Skeltah – I Ain’t Having... Read More →

Trip-Hop Thursdays: Hooverphonic

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14 Jan
Trip-Hop Thursdays: Hooverphonic

Hooverphonic may very well be known as a trip-hop group for the most part, however like many other trip-hop groups out there now, they’ve expanded in many many many genres. This Belgian group has become more or a less considered a rock/pop group but in many faces to early fans they’ve always remained one way or another in the genre of trip-hop. Read More →  Read More →

Blackthought and Dangermouse???

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13 Jan

Thats right!. In this interview with StrictlyFitted.com he talks about his upcoming SOLO mixtape and project with Dangermouse. I don’t know about y’all but I am EFFING stocked!  Read More →

Interview: J. Cole

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13 Jan
Interview: J. Cole

Great interview with one of the first dude signed to Jay-Z’s newest label, Roc Nation, along with Wale and Melanie Fiona. In this video he’s lounging at the studio working on a track for his upcoming album, with No I.D., the producer responsible for Jay-Z’s D.O.A. and Kanye’s Heartless. Dude has a nice future ahead of him.  Read More →