Thursday, September 30, 2010

Video: Ced Hughes - Top Priority


I never heard of dude but I liked the way Mos Def's "Priority" was flipped. Ced has some lyrics too. Look out for his EP One Day We'll Wake Up.

Video: AlBe Back feat. DMC - I Like It


I have to admit this is a clever video. It changes throughout, keeping you guessing as to what you'll be watching. Off AlBe's Apartment 3B.

Video: JR & PH7 feat. Sean Price - Top Rank


So the original "Top Rank" off JR & PH7's album The Standard had Guilty Simpson and Black Milk. I guess they wanted to complete the Random Axe cypher. Look out for JR & PH7's new album The Update, dropping November 9th.

Video: Eminem feat. Lil Wayne - No Love


Recovery is out now.

Video: Aloe Blacc - Femme Fatale



Soulful! Good Things is out now.

Video: The Roots, Justin Timberlake & Jimmy Fallon - A History Of Rap



This is great!!!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Video: Spectac feat. Sean Boog & Khrysis - Superman



Looks Like Another Job For Spectac is out now.

Video: Black Milk - Welcome (Gotta Go)



One of my favorite albums thus far this year. Album Of The Year is out now. Fuego!

Video: RJM Media Presents A Fat Beats Retrospective



Another restrospective courtesy of RJM Media.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Video: Hip Hop Chronicle UK Interview w/ Pharaohe Monch & Jean Grae


The Easter Bunny and The Human Mailbox.

Video: !llmind & Skyzoo Present Tales From The Tape (Episode 4)



Sky and !llmind take a walk and discuss the approach to their upcoming project Live From The Tape Deck, dropping October 5th.

Download: Skillz - Infamous Quotes



With the pending release of his upcoming album, The World Needs More Skillz, he teams up with DJ Jazzy Jeff and J. Period for this taster.

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Monday, September 27, 2010

Video: Mike Golden & Friends - Bones


Trees EP (Part 2) is out now.

Video: Metis - What's Real?


Here's some spoken word from Metis. Real nice! The Path is coming soon.

Video: Reks - This Or That



The new mixtape In Between The Lines 2 drops in October. His follow-up album R.E.K.S. drops in 2011.

Download: Mickey Factz - I'm Better Than You



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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Video: Blu - MyBoyBlu


Dope video!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Video: Asher Roth - G.R.I.N.D. (Get Ready It's A New Day)



This is the dopeness! Catchy! The Spaghetti Tree is scheduled to drop later this year.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Download: Wildabeast - Beastroc



Now this came out of nowhere. At least for me. I've been following Wildabeast since the beginning of Notherground and then he disappeared after a couple of albums. Well, now he's back with another Notherground alum, Jelani, rocking over The Black Keys instrumentals, which they recorded in eight hours. Check it!

Video: John Legend & The Roots - I Can't Write Left Handed



Wake Up! is out now.

Video: Skillz feat. Raheem DeVaughn - Call Me Crazy



The World Needs More Skillz drops October 10th.

Video: Last Call Spotlight - Jay Electronica



Last Call With Carson Daly features one of the up and coming voices of our generation. Act II is coming...at some point.

Video: Jay-Z Breaks Down Most Kingz



Jay breaks down "Most Kingz", a song that will be in his new book Decoded.

Video: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble feat. Aloe Blacc - Deliver The Word



This is a cool tribute to Guru as the ensemble performs a version of Gangstarr's "Betrayal" with Aloe Blacc doing his thing. Speaking of Aloe, his album Good Things is out now.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Video: John Legend & The Roots - Live On AOL Sessions



The collaborative album Wake Up! is in stores now.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Video: Rhymefest - Mermaid


El Che is out now.

Video: Moruf - Rooftop Thoughts



Never heard of Moruf but I dig this impromptu session. Garden State Of Mind: Ready To Live is coming soon.

Video: !llmind & Skyzoo Present Tales From The Tape (Episode 3)



Live From The Tape Deck drops October 5th.

Video: DJ Muggs & Bambu - Pow Wow Drums



Bambu releases another video off his upcoming mixtape with DJ Muggs where he waxes poetic over Muggs' hit instrumentals. This one takes on SB1070. Los Angeles, Philippines is coming soon.

Video: Bad Seed feat. Talib Kweli & Mims - Yankee Fitted



An ode to the most popular hat and logo in the world. Go Yanks!

Monday, September 20, 2010

Video: Grind Time - Iron Solomon v. E Ness


Wow! Solomon killed it!

Video: 9th Wonder Presents Skyzoo



Another member of the IWWMG stable. Look out for Sky's project with !llmind Live From The Tape Deck, dropping on October 5th.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Video: Joell Ortiz - Sing Like Bilal



Joell is on fire! That Farewell Summer EP is bonkers!!

Video: Shad - We, Myself & I



TSOL is out now.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Video: The Narcicyst feat. Shadia Mansour – Hamdulillah



Real dope and important at this moment in time. People should be able to practice their religion wherever they want in this country. Move freely!

Video: Slug Speaks On To All My Friends Tour



Slug is hilarious! Pick up the To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy: Atmosphere EPs,out now. Very dope!

Video: Toki Wright - The Soul (Go There)



BlackMale EP is out now.

Video: Catfish Trailer



This looks interesting. But I hope it's not a situation where the film is hyped by the trailer.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Video: John Legend & The Roots - Shine (Studio Performance)











Another in-studio performance. I'm excited for this record! Wake Up! drops September 21st.

Video: Maestro Knows Presents 9th Wonder as Professor Wonder



Maestro catches up with 9th as he talks music and teaching at Duke. We even get to see a lesson unfold.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Video: Soulcrate Music - Sleep Awake


The Heartland Panic is out now.

Video: Cook Classics feat. Aloe Blacc - The Warriors


See One displays his talent by making a collage of different scenes from the classic film. Cook's Recharged is out now.

Video: !llmind & Skyzoo Present Tales From The Tape (Episode 2)



Live From The Tape Deck drops October 5th.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Video: Joe Scudda - Bubblegum Tuna


With some quality joints on his Not Your Average Joe EP, we finally see a video. Beats and rhymes!

Video: Strong Arm Steady - Cheeba Cheeba



The Madlib produced In Search Of Stoney Jackson is out now.

Video: Gangrene (Alchemist & Oh No) - Not High Enough



Here's the first single from the highly anticipated album Gutter Water, dropping this fall.

Video: Homeboy Sandman - The Essence



Just wow! I see you Deep. Willing to go the lengths for this! If you want some lyrical, conceptual food then pick up Sandman's The Good Sun, which is out now.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Download: Naledge - Twenty Something



The Kidz In The Hall representative steps up with another solo project, giving you some insight and reflections on his life in his twenties. Props to Illroots. Enjoy!

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Download: Joell Ortiz - Farewell Summer EP



Unless you have been under a rock, you know Joell has been putting in a lot of work. Here's a product of that work. Also, be on the lookout for the Project Boy EP and his long-awaited follow up LP Free Agent, finally dropping on November 9th (as of now, if the powers at E1 stop with the shenanigans).

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Video: John Legend & The Roots - Little Ghetto Boy



Wake Up! drops on September 21st. It sounds like it's going to be a monumental album for both artists, not only commercially but also in the impact on a generation. At least that's what I hope for.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Video: Truck North - What's Happening?


Truck goes in over one of my favorite Reflection Eternal tracks "In This World". I Told You So is coming soon.

Video: Black EL & Durkin - Chutes & Ladders


Black EL has teamed up with Durkin on the production of his follow-up Color Commentary, which is available now.

Video: Generation Next Presents The Kid Daytona (Episode 2)



Generation Next has a web series introducing new up and coming talent. Daytona gets the second look as he prepares for his upcoming project, in collaboration with LRG, The Interlude.

Video: Outasight - On My Way



This is just a montage of clips from Outasight's journey the past year put to one of the songs from his recently released project Never Say Never.

Video: 2 Hungry Bros & 8thW1 feat. Reef The Lost Cauze, Von Pea & Homeboy Sandman - No Harm



I dig this track a lot but I'm not completely understanding what's going on in the video in relation to the song. It looked fun as hell to make though. Off No Room For Dessert, which is out now.

PASSWORD: NOHARM

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Video: Blueprint - Dream Big


Blueprint put together an EP for his stint on Atmosphere's To All My Friends Tour. Check the video then download the EP below.

Video: Fat Beats - The Last Day Pt. 1


Tonespliff put together this footage of Fat Beats' last day in New York City. I bought a ton of my vinyl there so this is just classic footage of all time favorite DJs, emcees and just dope Hip Hop. Check out the other two parts below.

Video: P.SO & 8thW1 feat. Likwuid & Fresh Daily - 1000 Deaths Of Wackness



Kinda wish there was another concept attached to this because this has been done many times over. Suicide By Jellyfish is out now and it's a good one.

Video: In The Qube Interview w/ John Forte



I had the opportunity to check out Forte at City Winery and if that performance is any indication of what's to come on his new album Water Light Sound, look out! The evening was magical and memorable all in the same breath!

Video: Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are



This is awesome! I've always liked the song but the video just put it over the top. Nice work! Bruno's debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans drops October 5th.

Video: Public Enemy - Say It Like It Really Is



I wasn't expecting this and I'm definitely excited! This is off the upcoming box set Bring The Noise, Hits, Vids, and Doc Box: Greatest Sites And Sounds (Chapter 2 1999-2009).

Video: Andy Allo feat. Blu - DreamLand



I posted this for Blu's verse but the song is kinda cute. Off Andy's UnFresh LP.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Video: Zion I & The Grouch - One


It is weird that this is in that movie (you'll see) but the boys are working on a new album so stay tuned.

Video: Big Remo feat. 9thmatic & Ricky Ruckus - Woop Woop (Stand Back)


This is off Remo's Entrapment.

Video: Skyzoo & !llmind Present Tales From The Tape (Episode 1)



Live From The Tape Deck drops in October on Duck Down.

Video: Bambu - Peddlin' Music



This is dope! Off Fatgums and Bambu's A Peaceful Riot.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Video: B.o.B. feat. Rivers Cuomo - Magic



The Adventures of Bobby Ray is out now.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Video: LMNO - Opening Statement


Tripping On A Journey is out now. I think this is his seventh album this year and the plan is to drop ten so more to look forward to.

Video: El-P & Travis Millard Discuss megamixxx3 Album Art



El-P sits down with Travis Millard to break down the creation of the artwork for weareallgoingtoburninhellmegamixxx3, which is out now.

Video: Bambu feat. Chace Infinite - Paper Thin



Gentrification is a motha! paper cuts... is out now.

Video: Big Boi feat. YelaWolf - You Ain't No DJ



Sir Luscious Left Foot is out now.

Video: Gilbere Forte - I'm So Appalled



Never heard of dude but I dig this. That beat is dope!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Video: B.o.B. - Don't Let Me Fall (Unplugged)



This is dope! B.o.B. rocking his own MTV Unplugged set.

Download: P.SO & 8thW1 - Suicide By Jellyfish



P.SO has finally released his anticipated project featuring 8thW1. Enjoy!

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Video: Murs & 9th Wonder - Asian Girl



Some concert footage set to the tune of Murs & 9th Wonder's girl dedication from Fornever.

Video: Cee-Lo Green - F*ck You



The song says it all. The Lady Killer drops December 7th.

Video: Asher Roth - G.R.I.N.D. Promo Tour



I have to admit Asher has quietly been making a mark despite sales and criticisms of who he is and isn't. He's doing his thing and it looks like establishing some longevity in this fickle industry. I dig the song too! His follow-up album The Spaghetti Tree is coming.

Video: John Legend & The Roots - I Can't Write Left Handed (Studio Performance)



Here's a nice rendition of the Bill Withers song which John Legend & The Roots are covering along with many other socially conscious songs on their upcoming collaborative project Wake Up!, dropping September 21st.