Thursday, April 29, 2010

Video: Off The Wall (Midnight) Sessions Ep. 12 - Tanya Morgan

Video: MTV Movie Awards Promo - Who Is Aziz Ansari?



This is hilarious!

Diddy: "One time young Aziz got stuck under a TV. He was under there for six years. Six fuckin' years."

Video: Blitz The Ambassador - Something To Believe (Live)



Blitz just released the StereoLive EP, which contains some tracks from his debut Stereotype performed live. The live performances should air soon on MTV2 and MTVu.

Video: Ruby Hornet Presents Closed Session Austin



So Closed Sessions Vol. 1 was thorough and the Ruby Hornet/Soundscape team gathered at SXSW to recreate the magic, recording another volume in one week. Here's a behind the scenes look. By the way, that Babu/Fashawn track at the beginning sounds monster!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Video: Lupe Fiasco - I'm Beamin'

Video: Joell Ortiz - YAOWA Mixtape Trailer #2



Look out for the YAOWA mixtape, brought to you by DJ Green Lantern and Don Cannon, in June.

Video: Eternia & Moss - It's Funny Remix feat. Ras Kass (Behind The Scenes)



Here's a look at some footage from the making of the "It's Funny" remix. Is it June 15th yet? At Last can't come soon enough.

Video: CurT@!n$ - Letter To The People, Pt. 1

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Video: The New Royales - Freedom's For The Brave Trailer


DJ Khalil's group The New Royales are releasing a mixtape of covers from Duran Duran to The Beatles to Pete Rock & CL Smooth. It's going to be presented by Crooks & Castles and should be coming real soon. Khalil is a beast on the boards!

Video: B.o.B. feat. T.I. & Playboy Tre - Bet I



Even though this is one of my least favorite tracks on the album, it's still worth buying. A really dope record! The Adventures Of Bobby Ray is out today.

Download: Sene - Reality Bites



Some more music to feed on courtesy of 2DB, KH, DJ Booth and Ruby Hornet. Here's Sene's latest project. Enjoy!

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Download: Pac Div - Don't Mention It



Here's the latest mixtape from the Cali trio as we wait for their debut Grown Kids Syndrome.

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Video: Byron Hurt Tribute To Guru



Director Byron Hurt, along with editor Johnalynn Holland, put together this tribute to Guru from never before seen footage from the critically acclaimed film Hip Hop: Beyond Beats And Rhymes. RIP Guru.

Download: Emay, Karen And The Kids



Producer Emay remixed some of the film score put together by Karen O for Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are. I have yet to see the movie but I'm very interested in checking this out. Enjoy! Props to Illroots.

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Download: Ritchcraft Presents The Big Band Blueprint



So many people have remixed Jay-Z over the years and this is no different. I'll hold my opinion because I haven't listened yet but I heard it's one of the best yet. Enjoy!

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Video: T.I. - I'm Back



Fresh out the pen, T.I. makes a statement. King Uncaged drops August 17th.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Video: Sene - Workflow


This is so dope!! Sene's latest project, Reality Bites, drops tomorrow.

Video: Nottz - Cars


This bangs!

Video: Nas & Damian Marley - As We Enter



We're only a few weeks away from this project. Been waiting since last summer. Distant Relatives drops May 18th.

Video: R.A. The Rugged Man - Uncommon Valor



This was originally on Jedi Mind Tricks' Servants In Heaven, Kings In Hell. R.A. details the experience of his father, Staff Sgt. John A. Thoburn, in Vietnam. Real intense and vivid. R.A.'s Legendary Classics Vol. 1 is out now.

Video: Actual Proof - Genius



9th Wonder's proteges get the visual treatment. I need to hear more but this is real dope!

Friday, April 23, 2010

Video: Kalae All Day feat. Homeboy Sandman - O.G.LyrikalBookBagger


This is pretty re-FRESH-ing!! This is the first video off Kalae's *Afromatikneohippierock*Soulmuzik*, which is out now.

Download: ArtOfficial - The Payback



ArtOfficial have released their anticipated project via DJ Booth, Illroots, Refined Hype and Kevin Nottingham. Was looking forward to this one. Enjoy!

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Video: ArtOfficial feat. Wrekonize - "Oceanography" Jam Session



The ArtOfficial crew is ready to drop their latest, The Payback, tomorrow. Here they re-work Led Zeppelin's "The Ocean" and "Black Dog". Looking forward to this project.

Download: Talib Kweli & DJ Chaps - Early Mourning Signs



Here's a new mixtape from Kweli and Chaps for your listening pleasure. Enjoy!

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Video: Sway Interviews Solar



Hmmm...can't call it. The interview is broken up into 5 different parts. Solar speaks on the accusations and Guru's health.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Video: Hip Hop On Homeboy Sandman Ep. 1 - General Steele


General Steele speaks on the first time he saw Homeboy Sandman perform and how he was captured by Sandman's crowd control. The Good Sun drops on June 1st.

Video: Seek feat. Esoteric - Time


Another dope One Shot from Court Dunn. This dude is putting in some work. This is off Seek's album Separation, out now.

Video: Skyzoo - My Interpretation



This is the final single off Skyzoo's debut album The Salvation.

Video: Joell Ortiz - YAOWA Mixtape Trailer



Haha! In other Ortiz news, apparently he has a thing for Sanaa Lathan (who doesn't) so he rocked over the "Our Dreams" beat. He actually twittered the link to her too.

Letter To Sanaa

Video: Sway Remembers Guru



RIP Guru. Gangstarr for life!

Video: B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You (Live On Ellen)



This song jams! The Adventures Of Bobby Ray drops on April 27th.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Video: Tanya Morgan - Bang & Boogie



Here's another video off Tanya Morgan's dope album Brooklynati.

Download: TreeHouseClub (DNEZ, El Prez & Chris Focus) - Red Eye Flights EP



In honor of today, 4/20, the west coast spittas put together a little celebratory music. Enjoy!

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Video: Greenhouse (Blueprint & Illogic) feat. The Catalyst - Cold Out Here



Here's the first video off Greenhouse's EP Electric Purgatory Part One.

Bulletin: Gangstarr's Guru Succumbs To Cancer



Unfortunately, Guru passed away today. His impact on Hip Hop and his music will forever live. May he rest in peace. GANGSTARR!

Video: Little Brother - Curtain Call



Little Brother's last album ever, Left Back, is out today.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Video: Lady Daisey - In My Pocket Trailer #3


Here's the third trailer installment leading up to Lady Daisey's release In My Pocket, dropping May 24th.

Video: ¡MAYDAY! feat. Devin The Dude - Nothin' (Remix)

Video: T-Pain And The Know Nothing Know-It-Alls



Mr. Smooth goes in on T-Pain for his stupid comments and even dumber drop he did for Sean Hannity, without even really knowing who the guy was.

Video: Little Brother - Curtain Call Trailer



The full version is dropping soon. This is off Little Brother's final album Left Back, which drops tomorrow.

Video: Def Jam Vendetta - 50 Cent vs. Shyne

Video: Grown Ups Trailer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Video: Styles P feat. Tyler Woods - That Street Life


Some smooth tunes from the Ghost. This is off his upcoming project The Ghost Dub-Dime, dropping May 18th.

Video: FaderTV Interview w/ DJ Premier



Fader caught up with Primo to talk about his upcoming Boom Bip project with KRS-One, the collapsing industry and Fred Durst.

Video: ESSO - New York, New York



This is really well done! ESSO's The Anti-Socialite drops April 26th.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Video: U-N-I - Desha Dayana



A Love Supreme 2.0 is out now.

Video: Kidz In The Hall - Grizzly Man



This is a new video off the Kidz In The Hall mixtape from last year The Professional Leisure Tour. A little late no? Anyway, their third album, Land Of Make Believe, is out now.

Audio: Eternia & Moss feat. Ras Kass - It's Funny (Remix)



Here's a remix to the Joell Ortiz assisted track. This time the veteran Cali spitter is on deck. Enjoy! At Last drops on June 15th.

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Video: Skyzoo - My Interpretation Trailer



Here's a sneak peek at the upcoming video off Skyzoo's heavily dope debut The Salvation. The full version drops April 21st.

Video: Off The Wall (Midnight) Sessions Ep. 11 - Homeboy Sandman



Here's another edition of the Off The Wall Sessions. HS is an interesting cat. His album The Good Sun drops June 1st.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Video: Skillz feat. Boogie - Wave Yo Hands


This is a good party song but I wish Skillz had the song to himself. Ah well.

Video: A Million In The Morning Trailer


We saw a trailer quite a few months back and now here's another look at this crazy flick from Jason Goldwatch and the peeps at Decon. It stars Gavin McInnis and it's essentially a competition to see who can watch 121 hours of consecutive movie watching. You can order the DVD at www.amillioninthemorning.com. Decon will also be holding an event on April 20th to promote the flick at the Red Bull Space in New York City.

Video: Snoop Dogg feat. Kid Cudi - That Tree



Heh!

Video: Paper Man Trailer

Video: LMNO - See You Later



LMNO is back again (3rd time this year and it won't be the last) with some visuals from his upcoming third album in 2010, Next In Line. The video consists of footage from the Visionaries European tour.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Video: Tab One feat. Median - This Way



The Kooley High member blesses us with his first video off his solo album The Tabloids. NC stand up!

Video: Melanie Fiona - Ay Yo



This is the latest from Melanie's debut The Bridge.

Video: The Other Guys Trailer



Hilarious!!

Video: Al Be Back's One Minute Show (Episode 4)



Good to see he changed it up a bit. His band is hilarious in this one.

Video: Drake - Over



I believe Thank Me Later drops in June.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Video: David Colon Covers Brother Ali's "Tight Rope"


So this is kinda impressive, given he sings all of the rap lyrics. Nicely done!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Video: Koshka Session One - Blitz The Ambassador


Blitz is playing some sort of interesting hand instrument. It looks like those old school click-clacks with the sound of a maraca. Anyway, here he spits a verse from his follow up album Native Son.

Video: Donny Goines - Not Your Fault



Man, Court Dunn is really churning stuff out. Another nice One Shot. Donny Goines' 20X is out now.

Video: Masta Ace & Edo G. feat. Marsha Ambrosious - A's & E's



The videos off this project have been nothing but great. This is no exception. Arts & Entertainment is out now.

Video: CunninLynguists - Cocaine



CunninLynguists tackle the cocaine epidemic like only they can, with humor, sincerity and tripped out images. This is off their latest, Strange Journey: Volume Two, out now.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Video: Statik Selektah feat. Kali - Cali Kali


This is off Statik's latest offering 100 Proof, which is out now.

Video: Suzanne Vega x The Roots - Tom's Diner (Late Night With Jimmy Fallon)


Funky fresh!

Video: OkayplayerTV Interview w/ Nas



OKTV talks to Nas about Jay Electronica, K'naan, going back to get his GED and encouraging 100 men from every state to do the same. Distant Relatives drops May 18th.

Video: Cypress Hill feat. Pitbull - Armada Latina



This has some groove to it. Should do well on the islands. Rise Up is out April 20th.

Video: Outasight - Rollin Wit Me Ep. 13 (SXSW Edition)

Video: Kanye West Foundation Show 2010



Kanye West is gearing up for his second annual event which benefits the youth in Chicago and encourages them to stay in school.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Video: FUTURA x Nike x Yankees



FUTURA put together some dope tees, a jacket and some kicks for the Be True campaign for Nike. Dope!

Video: Lady Daisey - In My Pocket Trailer #2



Here's the second promo vid for Lady Daisey's upcoming solo record In My Pocket, dropping May 24th.

Video: Hakim Green (Channel Live) - Friends


Hakim drops a cool out tune about friendships. I like!

"Don't tickle me Elmo."

Video: Rhymefest feat. John Mayer - Letter



Here's the newest in the One Shot series by Court Dunn. This time he tackles Rhymefest's single off his mixtape Dangerous: 5-18, out now.

Video: Diabolic feat. Immortal Technique - Frontlines



Straight to the core. Diabolic's Liar & A Thief is out now.

Video: Why I'm Rooting For Sarah Palin



Mr. Smooth weighs in on Sarah's new job as a Fox News host. This might be a ploy to make her look safe so people will vote for her when she decides to run.

“America needs Sarah Palin to have a smash hit full-time career in media, that will keep her far away from elected office or any other active roll in our government whatsoever."

Video: Off The Wall (Midnight) Sessions Ep. 10 - Fashawn



Homebase and Hot Mop Films are back with some more episodes of Off The Wall. They caught up with the Fresno emcee when he was in Brooklyn. Apparently these were shot in the middle of dead ass winter and if you're familiar with the wall...it's cold! Boy Meets World is out now and you can catch Fashawn on tour with Brother Ali.

Video: Dinner For Schmucks Trailer



This looks pretty funny! Starring Paul Rudd and Steve Carell.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Video: Exit Through The Gift Shop Preview



Artist Banksy released this preview of the upcoming film about street art and Banksy himself. The film will get a wide release on April 16th.

Video: MYX TV Interview w/ Donwill



One-third of Tanya Morgan sat down with MYX to talk about his really dope, conceptual album Don Cusack In High Fidelity. It's a such a strong piece of work and something people can relate to. Get it!

Download: Max Tannone - Mos Dub



Max Tannone, the man behind the Jaydiohead remixes, has returned with Mos' lyricals over dub instrumentals. Dope!

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Monday, April 5, 2010

Video: The Black Keys - Tighten Up/Next Girl


The Black Keys put together this promo for their upcoming album Brothers. Watch for the dinosaur with the moves. The album drops on May 18th.

Video: Okayplayer TV - Nas & Damian Marley (Pt. 1)


Distant Relatives drops May 18th.

Download: Rhymefest - Dangerous:5-18



Here it is, folks! This is a taste of what to expect from Rhymefest's upcoming album El Che, dropping May 18th. This mixtape was put together by DJ RTC and presented by Nah Right.

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Video: Consequence feat. Asher Roth - Childish Games



This is the first video off Cons' Movies On Demand mixtape. Directed by Rik Cordero.

Video: Al Be Back's One Minute Show (Episode 3)



Although these have been funny, I can see it wearing thin if he doesn't do something different or funnier.

Video: Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar



Here's the full video for How To Make It In America's theme song. I believe this will also be on Aloe's upcoming album Good Things.

Video: ScholarMan - Hopes & Dreams b/ So Origi-NOW



This is the latest off ScholarMan's Free Spirit Of A Troubled Soul.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Friday, April 2, 2010

Video: Lady Daisey - In My Pocket Trailer


One-third of The Smile Rays has a solo record coming out on BBE entirely produced by Batsauce. This should be really funky, soulful and headnodding at the same time. In My Pocket is set to drop on May 24th.

Video: Ski Beatz feat. Rugz D Bewler - Super Bad


There's some style in this one. Never really heard of dude but this bounces. This will be on Ski's upcoming, but delayed by wack world, project 24 Hour Karate School.

Download: Mick Boogie - The Changemakers



Mick Boogie has put together another one. I have to say he's mastering these collaborative projects. It features Donwill, 6th Sense, CurT@!n$, The Kickdrums, 88-Keys, Outasight and much more. Enjoy!

Download: The Roots - Dilla Joints



So ?uestlove dropped a treat on his Twitter today. Something they put together awhile ago, treating Dilla classics as only they can. Enjoy on this beautiful day!

Video: Paten Locke - Ventilation


Now this is unique and the video is dope! I dig it! This is off Paten's latest offering Super Ramen Rocketship.

Video: Mikkey Halsted - Best You Never Heard


This is off Mikkey's latest The Best You Never Heard.

Video: Felt (Slug & Murs) - Glory Burning


Here's the latest video from the Felt 3 album.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Video: The Kickdrums - Out To Get Me



This is dope! It was shot in my hood. The Kickdrums are revving up for their new album Meet Your Ghost. Be on the lookout.

Video: Chelsea Handler Interview w/ Erykah Badu



My favorite girl Chelsea sits down with Erykah Badu. Hilarity ensues! New Amerykah: Part 2 (Return Of The Ankh) is out now.