Monday, April 30, 2012

Download: Sha Stimuli - The Trueman Show




















Sha released the fourth installment of the Rent Tape series. You can listen/purchase on bandcamp below.



Video: Reks feat. Kali, JFK & Termanology - Such A Showoff



Straight, No Chaser is out now. Produced by Statik Selektah.

Video: Big K.R.I.T. - 4evaNaday (Theme)




The super dope 4evaNaday is out now.

Audio: Soul Khan - Gregory Heinz

























A new joint from the upcoming Free Shabazz 2.

Video: Saigon - Women Are The New Dogs



Warning Shots 3 is out now.

Video: Rihanna - Where Have You Been



I always ask the same question. Ha! Some pleasure for the eyes on a Monday morning. Talk That Talk is out now.

Video: AWKWORD feat. Sean Price, The Incomparable Shakespeare & The Kid Daytona - Bars & Hooks



Remember the group Bars & Hooks from The Infamous? Anyway, some slow flow from Awkword and his compadres. Produced by Harry Fraud.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Video: ScHoolboy Q - How We Feeling (The Theorist Remix)



The Theorist takes on ScHoolboy's song from Habits & Contradictions. Look out for the piano cover remix project Music Of The Night on May 19th.

Video: Thurz - Fuck The Police



Twenty years ago tomorrow the L.A. riots jumped off. I remember it like it was yesterday. Thurz' LA Riots is out now.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Video: Nas - The Don



After blessing us with the much talked about second single "Daughters", Nas releases the video for the first single. Fuego! Life Is Good drops July 17th.

Video: TWV & 2DBZ Interview w/ 9th Wonder



The Well-Versed and 2 Dope Boyz interview 9th down in SXSW. He talks Rapsody, Jamla, teaching at Duke and his road experience. Check out The Wonder Years, out now.

Video: Redman feat. Ready Roc - SOURDEEZAL



Red is a fool! Haha! Ready Roc and Redman take on the "Church In The Wild" beat.

Video: Aesop Rock - Skelethon Ep. 2



Here's the second promo for Aesop's upcoming album Skelethon, dropping July 10th on Rhymesayers.

Video: I Self Divine - Exist To Remain



The new video from Divine's upcoming album,The Sound of Low Class Amerika, dropping on May 8th.

Video: Showbiz - The Cloth



Classic, classic footage. This is from the legendary Show's instrumental project Still Diggin' Vol. 1, which is out now. Stay tuned for the Showbiz & AG project Mugshot Music, slated for a summer release.

Video: Doin' It In The Park Trailer



It's no secret that Bobbito has an extreme love for the game of basketball so he teams up with Kevin Couliau to bring us a documentary about pick up basketball in New York City. Dope!! It's expected to be released this summer.

Video: 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) - Up Every Night



Love the sample on this. 2012 is due May 22nd.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Video: Chiddy Bang - Mind Your Manners



Here's the official, official video for one of my favorite tracks off Breakfast, out now.

Audio: Nas - Daughters
























Nas speaks about his daughter with his next single from the upcoming Life Is Good, which drops July 17th. Produced by No I.D.

Audio: TiRon & Ayomari - They Go




















Oddisee produces a banger for TiRon and Ayomari. Still bumping A Sucker For Pumps! Dope!

Video: Idle Warship - Driving Me Insane



Kwe and Res give us the latest set of visuals from the dope Habits Of The Heart, out now. Directed by R.A. The Rugged Man.

Video: Sean Born - Lights On



Behind The Scale is out now.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Video: The ILLZ - Faded



This is emotionally intense but well worth listening to. A vulnerable look at life. This is from The ILLZ and Kristopher Rey Talley's The Last Fall film project, based on ILLZ's The Pursuit LP.

Video: PS 22 Chorus - Live Your Life (Yuna Cover)



Speaking of Yuna, the PS 22 Chorus took a crack at her song "Live Your Life". Dope!

Video: Yuna - Island



A stripped rendition of the track from her self-titled debut album.

Video: sene - brooklynknight



The Brooklyn spitter releases a video for the title track. brooklynknight is out now.

Audio: El-P feat. Killer Mike & Despot - Tougher Colder Killer



El's upcoming album Cancer For Cure drops on May 22nd. Here's a taste from the project.

Video: The Urban Nomad Interview w/ Pharoahe Monch & Talib Kweli



The Urban Nomad chats it up with Pharoahe and Talib.

Video: Mickey Factz - 3rd 3y3



Mickey drops off another video from his project Mickey MauSe.

Video: Slaughterhouse Tour Blog Ep. 5



welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops June 12th.

Video: Phonte feat. Evidence & Big K.R.I.T. - The Life Of Kings



Momma Tigallo gets down with Ev's verse since he couldn't make the shoot. Just awesome! From the fantastic Charity Starts At Home.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Video: M.E.D. feat. Hodgy Beats - Outta Control



This is so sick!! The Odd Future member joins the Cali spitter for this hard joint produced by Madlib.

Video: Sunni Colón - Lost Tribe



This is pretty dope! First time hearing this guy and I will explore some more. If you like what you hear, stay tuned for his upcoming project Dearly Beloveddropping on May 7th.

Download: Chuuwee - Crown Me King























And here it is! While we wait for Wild Style, Chuuwee's official debut, he blesses us with something to hold us over. Enjoy!

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Video: Jill Scott - So Blessed


Light Of The Sun is out now.

Video: Carrie Manolakos - Creep



Don't know much about her but came across this pretty insane version of the classic Radiohead song she did at LPR. Dope! Her debut album Echo is coming soon.

Audio: Reks feat. Action Bronson - Riggs & Murtaugh























Reks' Straight, No Chaser drops today. Here's a dope track from the album. Enjoy and cop it!




Audio: Masta Ace - Slow Down (Prod. by MF Doom)

















Masta Ace and MF Doom have teamed up and are releasing a full length this summer entitled MA DOOM: Son Of Yvonne. Check out the latest cut from the project below.

Audio: OC & Apollo Brown - People's Champ























The legendary OC and dope producer Apollo Brown have teamed up to bring you Trophies. You can download the track "People's Champ" for free below. Head on over to iTunes and cop the album. Dope shit!

Monday, April 23, 2012

Video: J. Cole - Workout (The Theorist Remix)



The Theorist rocks the keys delivering J. Cole's "Workout". He's releasing Music Of The Night, a piano-cover remix project, on May 19th.

Video: Chuuwee - Glorious Revolution



Crown Me King drops tomorrow!

Video: Slaughterhouse - Hammer Dance



Royce kills these hooks, man! welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops June 12th.

Video: Action Bronson x Pro Keds



A love story featuring Action and his Pro Keds. Silly funny!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Video: Damian Marley - Set Up Shop



Some groove for your Sunday!

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Video: Kourvioisier - Can't Hide Love



The NC rep has some dope skills! From his forthcoming EP Fear Of Progress.

Download: Strong Arm Steady - Members Only EP


The Steady Gang are readying their joint release with Statik Selektah called Stereotype so they decided to let go of a little gift. Enjoy!!


Friday, April 20, 2012

Download: Mick Boogie - Grand Royal



After seeing the behind the scenes footage with photographer Jonathan Mannion, Mick releases his mixtape in honor of the Beastie Boys and their induction into the Hall of Fame. Enjoy!

Video: Gangrene - Walk Hard/Odditorium EP



Oh No and Alchemist debuted "Walk Hard" earlier in the week and now here's the video. Also, for today's holiday they drop off a free EP, Odditorium, which you can cop below. Enjoy!

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Video: Wyclef Jean - Justice

Video: Snoop Dogg - Stoner's Anthem



Happy 420!

Video: Kanye West - Way Too Cold (Unofficial Video)



Someone decided to make a video on the track formally known as "Theraflu". Funny and interesting.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Video: David Banner feat. Snoop Dogg, Nipsey Hussle, Game & Ras Kass - Californication-


Quite funny how there's no Game or Ras Kass in the vid. Oh well. Good storytelling! Sex, Drugs & Video Games is coming soon.

Audio: Eric Lau feat. Oddisee - What I'd Rather


In honor of Record Store Day on April 21st, producer Eric Lau will release an exclusive 7" with Oddisee.

Video: The Foodchain - Drama Class



This is from their LP Corpses.

Audio: Gangrene - Walk Hard



Oh No and Alchemist are going to be releasing a free EP for tomorrow's holiday called Odditorium. I'm sure it will be as insane as Vodka & Ayahuasca! Take a listen to one of the tracks below.

Video: Copywrite feat. Genesis Elijah, Mystro & Iron Braydz - Royal Flush


God Save The King is out now.

Video: Jonathan Mannion & Mick Boogie Recreate Paul's Boutique



Jonathan Mannion and Mick Boogie collaborate on Mick's upcoming Beastie Boys project called Grand Royal.

Video: Idle Warship - Enemy



Not sure if this is an official video but Kweli approves. Habits Of The Heart is out now.

Video: VH1's Behind The Music - Nas


Check out the full episode on Nas. Life Is Good is dropping this summer.



Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Video: Clear Soul Forces - Sound & Vision Documentary


Red Bull gets an inside look into the lives of Clear Soul Forces. Detroit Revolutions is out now.

Video: Locksmith - 5 Fingers Of Death Freestyle


Lock shows his muscle on Sway In The Morning. Killed! Labyrinth is out now.

Video: Moe Pope feat. Slaine - Dead Kennedy's



The former Crown City Rocker offers up some new music he is working on. Pretty cool!

Video: I Self Divine - New Shoe Smell



The Shining Path is out now. You can also pre-order Self's album The Sound Of Low Class Amerika at Fifth Element. The album drops on May 8th.

Video: Mayday feat. Jovi Rockwell - Imprint



Take Me To Your Leader is out now.

Video: Casual - Tears



He Still Think He Raw drops on May 22nd.

Video: Ras Kass & Doc Hollywood - I Wave



Spit No Evil is out now.

Video: MakerMusic Vignette - Murs & Paid Dues



Maker Music follows Murs as he prepares for Paid Dues.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Video: BRKF$T CLUB (2008ighties) - The Fellowship


Cool! The 2008ighties collective from Chicago join forces as the BRKF$T CLUB for their first posse cut.

Video: Kidz In The Hall - Real Life


Occasion is out now.

Video: Chuuwee - Le Pere Du Peuple



Crown Me King drops April 24th.

Video: Ab-Soul - Pineal Gland



Control System drops May 11th.

Download: Mr. J. Medeiros - Pale Blue Dot



Mr. J drops a new EP for the masses. Enjoy!!

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Video: B.o.B. - So Hard To Breathe



Strange Clouds drops May 1st.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Video: Jeff Staple Presents 1-2-1 feat. RZA (Part 1)


Staple Design creator sits down with RZA.

Video: TiRon & Ayomari feat. BJ The Chicago Kid - Her Theme Song


Dope shit! TiRon and Ayomari collaborative project, A Sucker For Pumps, is out now.

Video: Red Beans & Rice (A Record Collecting Documentary)



If you have an hour and interested in vinyl, then check this out.

Video: Homeboy Sandman - Hold Your Head



Love this vid and track! Sandman's second EP on Stones Throw, Chimera, is out now.

Video: Frank Ocean - Live At Coachella



Frank performs his hits and other cool joints for the Coachella crowd. Definitely someone I want to check live. Nostalgia:Ultra is out now.

Video: Hasan Salaam - Miss America



A powerful video with a powerful message. Hasan's Music Is My Weapon is out now.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Video: Chuuwee - West Francia


Before dropping his debut album Wild Style, the Sacramento rep gives us some flavor from his upcoming project Crown Me King, which drops on April 24th.

Download: Termanology - 50 Bodies Pt. 4



Term drops his fourth in the mixtape series. Enjoy!!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Video: The Art Of Rap Official Trailer



Ice T presents his upcoming documentary on the art of emceeing. Dope!

Audio: Colin Munroe feat. RZA & Memoryhouse - Invincible



Colin drops another joint, which was produced by RZA, from his upcoming project UnsungHero.

Video: Wall Writers Trailer



Roger Gastman, a producer on Exit Through The Gift Shop, brings this look at graffiti in its innocence. I will be in line for this one.

Video: Kid Named Breezy - Got Damn



SnapBack With A Life Full is out now.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Audio: DJ Maseo feat. Mac Miller - I Bring The Soul & He Brings The Funk



After meeting one of his heroes, Mac Miller rocks with Maseo of De La Soul. Dope track! From Maseo's upcoming project DJ Conductor.

Video: Sene - The Feel Reel



brooklynknight is set to drop on April 24th.

Video: Mickey Factz - Hulk Hogan & Crack



Mickey drops a video from his well-conceived project Mickey MauSe, which is out now.

Video: Actual Proof - We Gon' Continya'


The NC/Jamla boys release a new vid from their debut album Black Boy Radio, out now.

Video: J. Cole - Sideline Story



Cole World: The Sideline Story is out now.

Video: El-P - Cancer For Cure Trailer



This is going to be a problem. And that has to hurt. Anyway, El-P is set to drop his upcoming album, Cancer For Cure, on May 22nd. Also, the week before on May 15th, Killer Mike drops R.A.P. Music, which was entirely produced by El. This summer is going to be insane!

Audio: Oddisee - Hustle Off



As I patiently await the arrival of Oddisee's album, People Hear What They See, on June 12th, the producer on the mic lets loose a track that will not be on the album. Listen and enjoy!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Video: Luckyiam - I Been


The Living Legend dropped his project, Time To Get Lucky, today.

Video: Slaughterhouse Tour Blog Ep. 4


Haha! Joe Budden's pops is funny. welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops on June 12th.

Video: Fresh Daily - G.G.G. (Okay, Okay)



Fresh Daily's The Brooklyn Good Guy is out now.

Video: Locksmith - Slight Disgust



Lock drops another video from his dope project Labyrinth, out now.

Video: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Victory Lap



Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on the rise!

Video: BJ The Chicago Kid - Dream II


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Pineapple Now-Laters is out now.

Video: Mac Miller - Thoughts From A Balcony



Macadelic is out now.

Audio: Homeboy Sandman - Chimera Out Now



Speaking of Sandman, his second Stones Throw EP, Chimera, is out today. Check out the free celebratory track and cop the EP.

Audio: The Stepkids feat. Pharoahe Monch & Homeboy Sandman - Suburban Dream (Union Remix)



The Stepkids release a remix before they head out on tour with Mayer Hawthorne. Nice!

Audio: Aesop Rock - Zero Dark Thirty + Trailer



Aesop has released his first single from his upcoming Rhymesayers debut Skelethon, dropping July 10th. Click the soundcloud link to check it out and also check out the creepy trailer for the album down below.

SOUNDCLOUD

Monday, April 9, 2012

Video: J. Ivy - Shades & Blades


The Chicago poet delivers a message with his latest.

Video: Chiddy Bang - Handclaps & Guitars


Breakfast is out now.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Friday, April 6, 2012

Video: Slaughterhouse Tour Blog Ep. 3


Here's an in-depth look at Slaughterhouse's tour. Lots of shenanigans! Their Shady debut welcome to: OUR HOUSE was pushed back a month to June 12th.

Audio: Kardinal Offishall - Get It In (Before I Go)



Nottz is just sick with it! And Kardinal...damn, he's on that hard body shit! Love the ending! Incredibly dope!! His project with Nottz, A.M.T.R.I.M. (Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself), is coming soon.

Video: Emilio Rojas - Who Am I

Video: Ruste Juxx - Hardest From The Underground


Hip Hop Hardbodie is out now

Video: The Kid Daytona - 2, 4, 6, 8



Ain't Shit Sweet is out now.

Video: Pitchfork Weekly w/ Killer Mike & El-P



Pitchfork goes behind the scenes of the making of R.A.P. Music, the collabo project Killer Mike and El-P are dropping on May 15th.

Video: Atmosphere - Became



The highly anticipated video from Atmosphere is here with the help of some high school students. Really dope! The Family Sign is out now.

Video: dead prez, Yasiin Bey & Mike Flo Record Trayvon Tribute





dead prez, Yasiin Bey and Mike Flo record a tribute to Trayvon Martin over Nas' "Made You Look". Justice For Trayvon!

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Video: Blueprint - Go Hard Or Go Home



One of my favorite tracks from Adventures In Counter-Culture gets a video. Directed by Blueprint.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Video: Planet Asia - Furniture



Black Belt Theatre is out now.

Video: Mayday - Lando's Jam



Take Me To Your Leader is out now.

Video: David Banner feat. Tank - Let Me In



Sex, Drugs & Video Games drops May 22nd.

Video: Skyzoo - Rocket Science



The Great Debater is out now.

Video: Locksmith - Real Rap Freestyle



Get everything this dude does. Labyrinth is out now.

Video: The Cranberry Show - Cinema



Besides the name, these guys are cool. Saw them open up for the Jungle Brothers. Paranormal Karaoke is out now.

Audio: Strong Arm Steady - Premium



Stereotype drops April 20th.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Download: DJ Concept - Heavy Smoke



The homie DJ Concept has released his album for the masses. Check it out below and if you like, cop it, support it, share with your friends.

"This is for all my smokers!" ~ Redman & Method Man


Audio: The Artifacts - Easter


After whispers of their reunion and some shows here and there, we get the first offering from The Artifacts with a certified banger from Khrysis.

Download: Ras Kass & Doc Hollywood - Spit No Evil



Ras drops his collabo project with Doc Hollywood. Enjoy!!

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Download: The Kickdrums - Follow The Leaders



The Kickdrums release their mixtape featuring Machine Gun Kelly, Rapper Big Pooh, Casey Veggies and more. Enjoy!!

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Audio: Currensy feat. Wale - What It Look Like



The Stoned Immaculate drops June 5th.

Audio: I Self Divine - The Origin Of Urban Crisis



Here's the first single from I Self Divine's upcoming album The Sound Of Low Class Amerika.

Audio: Outasight - Believe In Me



Some new Outasight for ya!

Monday, April 2, 2012

Download: Chris Faust - Villain



Chris Faust decided to drop his project. This is the first of three in the series. Enjoy!!

Audio: Kendrick Lamar feat. Dr. Dre - The Recipe



Kendrick drops the first single from his official debut album. Produced by Scoop DeVille.

Download: Toki Wright - FADERS



Toki drops off his latest project. You can take a listen at the link below then purchase if you're feeling it. Enjoy!!

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