Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Download: Mick Boogie Presents illadelph/matic

The man behind 1988 (Adele remixes) and the recently released My Adidas tribute puts together two of Hip Hop's classic albums. Enjoy!!

Video: El Da Sensei feat. Tame One - Everyday In The Street (!llmind Remix)

Let's face it, this is an Artifacts track. From what I heard they are working on some new material. I think if !llmind produces the whole project it would be bonkers. Take a listen and be the judge. This is off El's The Nu World Remix EP.

VIdeo: Fokis - #Salute (King Tee)

Fokis drops a salute to one of the best to do it. A Vintage State Of Mind mixtape is dropping February 21st. Also lookout for The Vintage Album.

Video: C-Rayz Walz feat. Freddie Bunz - Black Rosaries (Celebrate)

C-Rayz pays a touching tribute to Eyedea. Celebrate!

Video: First Serve (Pos & Dave) - We Made It (Skit)

Taking on the characters Deen and Pop Life, Pos and Dave are getting ready to release First Serve on April 2nd.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Video: Jon Hope - A One Of One

This is a refreshing profile on Jon Hope. Gives you insight into the artist. "We're grinding from the bottom/just to get to the bottom." ~ (Beanie Sigel) Hope's album Work In Progress is coming soon.

Video: Kooley High - Drop A Dime (If They Get On)

David Thompson is out now.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Video: Schoolboy Q - Nightmare On Figg St.

Habits & Contradictions is out now.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Video: Clear Soul Forces - Get No Better

I've been finding some dope emcees as of late. These Detroit spitters have great chemistry. The video is dope too, displaying them as one or at least that's how I interpret it. If you dig, check out their site and stay tuned for their upcoming project Detroit Revolution(s).

Video: Chuuwee - Watching The Throne

After listening to Chuuwee for the first time on the recently released project with Sundown, The Millennium Falcon, I was rather impressed with his skills. Here he tackles the Paris song from Jay-Z and Kanye. If you dig, check out his latest project Watching The Throne.

Video: Saigon - Hungry

Warning Shots 3: One Foot In The Grave is out now.

Video: Eligh & Amp Live feat. Grieves & Blake Hazard - Beautiful Addiction

Therapy At 3 is out now.

Download: Emilio Rojas - Breaking Point

At long last Emilio has dropped his latest project. Enjoy!!!


Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Download: Joe Budden - No Church In The Wild

Joe destroys the Kanye/Jay-Z track "No Church In The Wild". Crazy!!

Video: DJ Format - Statement Of Intent (Album Sampler)

This is really dope!! Animated graffiti for your eye. DJ Format's album Statement Of Intent featuring Edan, Mr. Lif, Sureshot La Rock and many more is due out February 27th.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Video: The Foodchain - Groove/Dear Industry

I just caught wind of this collective from Denver. I like what I hear so I included another video, the one that hooked me, below. If YOU like what you hear, head over to their site and download their album Brunch.

Dear Industry

Audio: Homeboy Sandman - Subject:Matter Out Now

Yes!!! Sandman's first project on Stones Throw is out today. Listen to a new track celebrating the release below and cop Subject:Matter.

Video: Evidence - Falling Down

A little Sin City action for Ev's new vid. Also reminds me of that online game where the stick figure guy is running around pulling levers and things. Peep the dedication to his mom at the end. Cats & Dogs is out now.

Video: Sha Stimuli - The Calling

Look out for Sha's upcoming album The Calling. Fresh!

Video: Gangrene - Vodka & Ayahuasca

Brilliant! Directed by Jason Goldwatch. Alchemist and Oh No's follow up, Vodka & Ayahuasca, is out today. Trust me, it's tough!

Download: Saigon - Warning Shots 3: One Foot In The Grave

A little something from Saigon. Enjoy!!!


Monday, January 23, 2012

Video: William Cooper feat. Kool G. Rap - American Gangsters

G. Rap on the political tip. Cooper's Behold The Pale Horse is out now.

Video: Logic - Young Sinatra III

Check this kid out. Not bad. Young Sinatra is out now.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Video: The Bullitts - Supercool (starring Rosario Dawson)

My wife.

Download: Sundown (Actual Proof) x Chuuwee - The Millennium Falcon: Episode 1

I'm just catching up to this guy Chuuwee but he's got some spit to him. An NC/Sacramento connection! I dig! Enjoy!!

Video: Schoolboy Q feat. ASAP Rocky - Hands On The Wheel

Habits & Contradictions is out now.

Video: The Internet - Fastlane

Syd The Kyd of the Odd Future collective and Matt Martin are The Internet. The soft spoken, cool vibe of the track is matched with a violent video. Purple Naked Ladies is out now.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Download: DJ Concept - Flight Patterns

DJ Concept drops a funky ass beat tape! He composed this gem while flying from NYC to LAX. Get Redman on this slop! Dope!! Download below. Enjoy!!

Video: Ruby Hornet Presents Best Shit You Never Saw! feat. Brother Ali

Ruby Hornet is premiering a new series called Best Shit You Never Saw, which highlights some unseen interview footage from various artists. First up is Brother Ali, where he discusses losing his dad and friend.

Video: Will Sessions - MixTakes Part Two

Some funky grooves from the guys who gave you the background for Elzhi's Elmatic. This is all recorded live by the way. One take, many songs!

Video: Doomtree - Bangarang

There is no collective quite like Doomtree. Original! No Kings is out now.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Video: Koncept - Awaken

The Brown Bag All Star's album awaken is out now.

Video: Copywrite feat. Jakki Da Mota Mouth - Swaggot Killaz

Dope shit produced by !llmind. Look for Copy's God Save The King on February 28th.

Video: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Thuggin

Be on the lookout for the Freddie Gibbs/Madlib collabo.

Video: Planet Asia & G Force - Cruise Control

Something new from Asia's album with PDX producer G Force. Camouflage Jackets is out now.

Video: Mr. Complex - Holy Smokes

Mr. Complex took a hiatus from being in front of the camera to go behind it but now he's back with a brand new album. Swiss Chocolate Cake drops February 14th.

Video: I Am Many - Posers

A message to the posers. Listen! I Am Many's album S.I.N. (Strength In Numbers) drops in Feb/March.

Download: First Serve - The Goon Time Mixtape

So while DeLa is in the studio crafting their next album, Dave and Pos have decided to create a side project taking on the characters Jacob "Pop Life" Barrow and Deen "D" Whitter. They are dubbed First Serve. Check out a funny promo vid above and download the mixtape The Goon Time Mixtape below. Also check out the first single "Pushin' Aside, Pushin' Along" from the upcoming First Serve album dropping in April.

First Serve - The Goon Time Mixtape by FIRST SERVE

De La Soul's Plug 1 & Plug 2 present First Serve - Pushin' Aside, Pushin' Along by FIRST SERVE

Monday, January 16, 2012

Video: Kidz In The Hall feat. Vic Spencer - I Swear

Yes! Kidz drop a video for my favorite track off Occasion.

Video: Saigon - Preacher

Another video from Saigon's dope The Greatest Story Never Told. This track was produced by Just Blaze.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Video: DJ Concept - Flight Patterns Trailer

The homie DJ Concept banged out a beat tape on his way to China (I stand corrected, Concept let me know it was LA). Sounds like a head nodder for sure. Dope trailer too!! Soon come!

Video: Kyle Lucas & Captain Midnite - Bye Bye Beautiful, Don't Bother To Write

The Sky Is Falling And I'm Fine is out now.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Video: Saigon - I Am 4 Real

Sai snapped on this! His project with Just Blaze, Warning Shots 3, is coming soon.

Video: Classified feat. Joe Budden - Unusual

The Joint Effort, a mixtape of Classified collaborations, is out now.

Video: Common - Celebrate (Live On Jimmy Fallon)

Common is backed by The Roots crew. The Dreamer, The Believer is out now.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Video: MED feat. Oh No - War & Love

Classic is out now.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Video: Yelawolf feat. Kid Rock - Let's Roll

I dig this joint and they have the god Kool Herc in the vid. Word! Radioactive is out now.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Video: The Black Opera - Black City

Video: Gods'illa - Sal's Pizzeria

One of my favorite, favorite tracks from the CPR: Blendtape gets a vid.

Video: AlBe Back - BooYow

A dope vid from Al. Raphael Dela Ghetto is out now.

Video: Notes To Self - All Of The Above (BBRC)

Video: Skyzoo - Could've Struck The Lotto

The Great Debater is out now.

Video: Ski Beatz feat. Freddie Gibbs - Illegal

This is off 24 Hour Karate School Part 2.

Download: Brother Ali - Sweet (Potato Pie)

Brother Ali goes in about his culinary skills over Common's "Sweet". Nice! Look out for his upcoming album with Jake One entitled Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color.


Video: Black El & Durkin - Under The Influence

El links up with Durkin again as they prepare for the release of their upcoming project The Collage.

Video: Irv Da Phenom - Disguise

This is the first time I'm catching wind of this guy but he rocks it over Common's "Ghetto Dreams", dropping some jewels. If you dig you can check out his latest project AllNighter, out now.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Video: I Self Divine - Sweat Equity

After a long hiatus, I Self Divine is back with a free release, LA State Of Mind, which you can pick up at Rhymesayers. His upcoming official album, The Sounds Of Low Class America, drops May 8th.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Video: Sticky Fingaz - Rap Starr

Sticky always had a knack for telling a story through a monologue. Remember "Oh My God"? Here he takes aim at the stereotypes in Hip Hop.

Video: Chiddy Bang - Ray Charles

Breakfast is coming soon.

Video: The Boombox Project

Paul Stone made this short film based on Lyle Owerko's book of the same name. Having a boombox was so essential when I was growing up. It provided the sounds of Hip Hop for me. Check it out!

Video: Common - Raw (How You Like It)

The Dreamer, The Believer is out now.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Video: Phonte - Dance In The Reign

New Tigallo. New Tigallo. New Tigallo. Charity Starts At Home is out now.

Video: The Kid Daytona feat. Aloe Blacc - New Yorker's Ambition

Seems a little late since Interlude 2 is out but can't be mad at this. This is another video from the first project The Interlude. Dope!!!

Video: RZA On Chelsea Lately

RZA links up with Chelsea to talk Californication, his new headphones and chess.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Download: Tony Touch - The Best Toca Tuesday Freestyles of 2011

Tony Toca compiled the best freestyles from his Shade45 gig. It includes Black Thought, Kendrick Lamar, Torae, Action Bronson and many more. Enjoy!


Video: Black Star - You Already Knew/Little Brother (Live On Jimmy Fallon)

Backed by The Roots on Jimmy Fallon, Black Star did their thing last night. Look out for their upcoming mixtape Black Star Aretha.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Video: Rapsody - ABC

Rapsody kills this!!! One of my favorite tracks from her great record For Everything, out now.

Video: Brother Ali - Writer's Block

Brother Ali's upcoming album Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color, entirely produced by Jake One, is in its finishing touches stage. Here's the first single. Dope!! If you're feeling it you can download it below courtesy of Rhymesayers.


Monday, January 2, 2012

Video: Roc C feat. Chali2na - Bar Catchers

Produced by Oh No. Stoned Genius is out now.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Download: Raekwon - Unexpected Victory

Rae keeps his momentum going as he blesses us with something fresh for the new year. Enjoy!!