Archive for January, 2010

Mayer Hawthorne: Dusty Fingers

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13 Jan
Mayer Hawthorne: Dusty Fingers

Take notes as Mayer Hawthorne learns ya some knowledge as he digs through crates. Very talented and on the rise with his new album, A Strange Arrangement, you definitely don’t wanna miss what this dude has to say about cutting samples and buying records.  Read More →

Learn ya Wednesday : Tanya Morgan (Group)

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13 Jan
Learn ya Wednesday : Tanya Morgan (Group)

Tanya Morgan was founded in 2003. Von Pea and Donwill, already regular collaborators after having met on the okayplayer.com message board, decided to work on a full-length album together. Ilyas, who along with Donwill comprised a hip-hop duo known as Ilwill, joined the project as a third member, and producer Brickbeats was brought in to work on the album as well. Since Von Pea lived in Brookyln and both Donwill and Ilyas lived in Cincinnati, the trio did much of the work on their first album by exchanging... Read More →

The Weekly Podcast

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12 Jan

Another hour of goodness for all of those appreciating good music. This week was supposed to be a special one but time was a motherfucker at work for our “anonymous DJ”. Maybe next week? DOWNLOAD LINK (right click, save as) Tracklisting: 1. Raekwon – Verbal Intercourse 2. Notorious BIG – Long Kiss Goodnight 3. Gang Starr – Mass Appeal 4. Mobb Deep – Eye for an Eye 5. De La Soul – Rock Co. Kane Flow 6. Heltah Skeltah – Lefleur Leflah Eshkoshka 7. Big... Read More →

Da Villa Chronicles pt. 4

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11 Jan

Here’s the forth video of The Villa Chronicles. You’ll hear T3 talk about how they linked up with Elzhi through Waajeed and how Elzhi felt about the whole Slum Village link. Make sure you check out the previous parts to this video, I posted up.  Read More →

Statik Selektah "So Close, So Far" feat. Bun B, Wale & Colin Munroe

A leak off of Statik Selektah’s album, 100 Proof: The Hangover, dropping February 2nd. He is NOTORIOUS for collaborating artist you would NEVER think of seeing on the same song together and he’s doing it again on this production. Much props and can NOT wait for this album.  Read More →

Trip-Hop Thursdays: DJ Shadow

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7 Jan
Trip-Hop Thursdays: DJ Shadow

Although DJ Shadow is considered more than just trip-hop, it’s just wise to say he’s a huge part of it in some way or another. DJ Shadow (Birth name Josh Davis) is a producer and DJ in the genres of trip-hop, instrumental hip-hop, turntablism, and more. He has one of the largest record collection, with over 60,000 records and in 2001 would make the Guinness World Records book for “First Completely Sampled Album” in 2001. I love DJ Shadow.... Read More →

Learn ya Wednesday : Black Milk (Producer)

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6 Jan
Black Milk MPC

In 2004, Black Milk formed B.R. Gunna, with Young RJ and Fat Ray, and together they released Dirty District: Vol. 2, a follow up to a compilation released in 2001 by Slum Village, which he had contributed production to. Black Milk released a solo album, Sound of the City, Vol. 1, the following year and in 2006 he signed a record contract with Fat Beats Records (Fat Beats is currently distributed by Koch Entertainment, the largest independent distributor in the U.S.). In the fall of 2006, he released... Read More →

The Weekly Podcast

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5 Jan

This weeks podcast is brought to you by someone which prefers to remain anonymous. Nothing unreleased or special, just a bunch of hard hitting tracks which is sure to keep your day running nice and smooth. DOWNLOAD LINK (right click, save as) Tracklisting: 1. Masta Ace – Brooklyn Masala 2. Madvillain – ALL CAPS 3. Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Brooklyn Zoo 4. Method Man – Meth VS. Chef 5. Murs – H-U-S-T-L-E 6. The Pharcyde – Otha Fish 7. Rakim – Move the Crowd 8.... Read More →

Wale: The Next 48 Hours. pt.3

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4 Jan

The 48 hour saga comes to a close with the third installment. Based off of the three days of the Wale album, Attention Deficit. This is the day AFTER the drop. Highlights include Wale refusing to sign a female fans ‘pink dildo’ and an in-store at the sneaker store he worked in before he got his deal. Check it out after the jump. Thanks to @MarqusAkcent for the correct explanation on this. Good looking, homie.  Read More →

VIDEO: Mos Def “History” ft. Talib Kweli

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4 Jan
VIDEO: Mos Def "History" ft. Talib Kweli

Mos Def’s latest album, The Ecstatic, is definitely one for the history books (no pun intended). This beat is an older Dilla beat featured in Legacy vol.1. Talib Kweli and Mos Def totally rock this beat, after a few artist’s already tried. Chrck out the official video for it, after the jump.  Read More →

Reflection Eternal the RE:Union Mixtape.

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4 Jan
Reflection Eternal the RE:Union Mixtape.

I’m a few days late, but for those of you keeping up with the news, on the 1st of the year Statik Seletah released a mixtape preparing everyone for the second drop of Reflection Eternal (Talib kweli and Hi-Tek). Mixtape is filled with unrealeased, new and old shit. Make sure you take advantage of our bandwidth and download this ASAP! DOWNLOAD LINK: CLICK THIS Tracklisting: Intro Revolutions Per Minute In This World Hip-Hop (Unreleased) Back Again Wishing On A Black Star Just Begun ft. Jay Electronica,... Read More →