Thursday, May 31, 2012

Video: The Kickdrums feat. Casey Veggies - Thieves In The Choir



Follow The Leader is out now.

Video: Killer Mike - Reagan (Unofficial)



A fan created this dope video for the incendiary track from Mike's R.A.P. Music.

Video: Ras Kass & Doc Hollywood - Arrested Developments



Spit No Evil is out now.

Video: Reef The Lost Cauze - Fuck Rappers



Produced by The Snowgoons.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Download: Cocaine 80's - Express OG



















Here's the latest EP from the collaborative group from the Chi. It features Nas and Common. Enjoy!

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Video: Haphduzn & Dimitry Killstorm - Brand New Nostalgia



Whittier Alliance is coming soon.

Video: El-P - The Full Retard



Rodents getting really down. Cancer For Cure is out now.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Video: Jay-Z & Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean - No Church In The Wild



Some powerful images in the latest from the Watch The Throne LP.

Video: FUSE's Crate Diggers - Pete Rock



FUSE takes a look at Pete's vinyl collection.

Video: Homeboy Sandman - I Do Whatever I Want



Chimera is out now.

Video: Murs - Epic Salutations



Love & Rockets Vol. 1: The Transformation is out now.

Download: Maverick - The Next Step























The DC producer releases a free instrumental project for your ears. Enjoy!

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Video: Illogic & Blockhead - Caffeine Budget



June 5th is the date for Preparing For Capture.

Video: Reks - Autographs



Straight, No Chaser is out now.

Video: Slaughterhouse Tour Blog Ep. 7



welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops June 12th.

Video: Pusha T - Exodus 23:1

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Video: Nas - Daughters



Dope video from Nas' upcoming LP Life Is Good.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Video: Tech N9ne feat. Mayday - The Noose



You can't fight for peace. Tech's Welcome To Strangeland is out now.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Video: Sene - Footprints



brooklynknight is out now.

Video: The Harvard Fellow Trailer (9th Wonder Doc)



Kenneth Price is once again filming a documentary on 9th Wonder, The Wonder Year being the first (sidenote: fantastic!), but this time he follows 9th's journey as a Harvard fellow at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute. 9th is someone I look up to, not just for the talent he possesses in music, but the energy he puts towards preserving and teaching the culture of Hip Hop. Can't wait!

Video: Freeway - Let You Know



Freedom Of Speech is coming soon.

Audio: Liknuts (Beatnuts & Alkaholiks) - Grumpy Crocodile



As previously reported, two legendary groups have joined forces. The Beatnuts and Tha Alkaholiks are Liknuts. Haha! Enjoy this weird but funny track as only they can do it.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Video: Yuna - Sparkle



Another video from Yuna's self-titled debut, which is out now.

Download: Chris Faust - VILLAIN (Issue Two)
























Chris Faust releases the second edition of his VILLAIN series. Enjoy!!

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Video: Clear Soul Forces - Stick 'Em




Detroit Revolution(s) is out now.

Video: Complex Interview w/ Nas



Complex has Nas gracing the cover of their upcoming summer issue so they sat down and talked a little about NYC, the name Nasty and his upcoming album Life Is Good.

Video: Quakers feat. Guilty Simpson & MED - Fitta Happier



A dope track from the Quakers. Some hard Stones Throw shit! The album Quakers is out now.

Video: 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) feat. Ea$y Money - Too Long



2012 is out now.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Video: Big Fun In The Big Town Trailer



A Dutch film crew came to NYC in 1986 and filmed this documentary which has never seen the light of day until now. It will be released on DVD. Some dope memories for me on here and all in all, classic material! All young folks should check this here and peep the history of your culture.

Sidenote: The title is kinda wick wick wack! A title change perhaps?

Video: J57 feat. BBAS & Andrew Thomas - Days Still Turn To Night



The Brown Bag All Star releases a new video from his recently released EP The Ports. You can also cop his second EP 2057 now.

Video: Locksmith - Hallelujah



Labyrinth is out now.

Video: DJ Nu-Mark feat. J-Live, M3 & Erica Dee - Tonight



This is dope! The visuals are great for the first single from DJ Nu-Mark's upcoming debut Broken Sunlight.

Video: Oddisee - The Gold Is Mine



Some fans called Ce Con De Chat created a video for this track off Oddisee's recently released Odd Renditions EP. Oddisee approves! People Hear What They See is dropping June 5th.

Audio: House Shoes feat. Danny Brown - Sweet























This is from House Shoes' upcoming EP The Time, which will be followed by his full length Let It Go.

Video: Oddisee - People Hear What They See Opinions



Some of Oddisee's friends walked around London and DC to ask strangers their thoughts on Odd's upcoming album People Hear What They See, without telling him. Can't. Wait. June 5th is the digital release and June 12th the physical.

Download: David Banner - Sex, Drugs & Video Games























Here's the latest from Mr. Banner. Enjoy!!

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Audio: Blu feat. Mela Machinko - Kiss The Sky



Some new fresh from the enigma that is Blu. Dope!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Video: Lushlife feat. Styles P - Still I Hear The World Progress



Someone fell down that rabbit hole. Crazy video! This is from Lush's album Plateau Vision, which is out now.


Audio: Oh No feat. MF DOOM - 3 Dollars


















I don't think anyone can mess with Stones Throw's packaging and marketing game. On June 11th they will be releasing a 5-inch from Oh No's upcoming album Ohnomite.

Video: Aesop Rock - Skelethon Ep. 3



Aesop releases another preview for his upcoming album Skelethon, which drops on July 10th.

Video: Tab-One feat. DJ Gonzo - Caught Up



Madflowridiculous drops May 29th.

Audio: Kendrick Lamar - War Is My Love























Some new Kendrick from the Ghost Recon game soundtrack.

Audio: Yasiin Bey - Bey























Mos rocks a new Top 40 Underdog saluting B.I.G. on what would have been his 40th birthday.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Video: Fuse Interview w/ Action Bronson



Just hilarious!

Download: The Theorist - Music Of The Night

























After releasing a few videos, the talented pianist releases the full length piano-remix project covering the likes of Jay-Z, J. Cole, Schoolboy Q and more. Enjoy!

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Video: A Day In The Life Of ?uestlove



Hulu presents a dope documentary on The Roots' drummer and all around great musician.

Video: B.o.B. - Play For Keeps


Strange Clouds is out now.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Video: Slaughterhouse - Tim Westwood Freestyle



The machine pays a visit to Tim Westwood in the UK. welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops June 12th.

Audio: Famoso - Me, Myself & Music

























The Hardtimes rep and BK soldier rocks over a J57 headnodder. Tales From Tha Dope Side is coming soon.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Video: Ab-Soul feat. Danny Brown & Jhene Aiko - Terrorist Threats



The incredibly dope Control System is out now.

Audio: Big K.R.I.T. - Yeah Dats Me

























Here's the new single from K.R.I.T.'s upcoming debut Live From The Underground, dropping June 5th.

Video: El-P - Moon (Cancer For Cure Trailer)



Here's another visual trailer for El's upcoming album Cancer For Cure, dropping on Tuesday. You can check out the stream of the album below.

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Video: Falside - First Kill



I really enjoy Nicolas' videos. This is off the upcoming Free Shabazz 2.

Audio: The Black Opera - Black Superstar























The mysterious outfit Black Opera links up with yU on production as they wax poetic about the perceptions of being a star. Dope!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Audio: House Shoes feat. Nottz, Oh No & MED - Last Breath

























Here's the first leak from producer House Shoes upcoming album Let It Go, available June 19th. Straight raw!

Video: Adult Rappers Trailer



Former member of the group Hangar 18, Paul Iannacchino explores the question: what happens when you get older in Hip Hop? Looks great! Looking forward to it! You can help with the project by kicking in at their kickstarter campaign where you can read more about the doc.

Video: Torae - That Raw



Produced by Pete Rock. For The Record is out now.

Video: El-P feat. Nick Diamonds - Stay Down (Live On Letterman)



El-P takes his talents to Letterman. Cancer For Cure drops May 22nd. Also, cop the dope Killer Mike album El produced called R.A.P. Music, which is out now.

Video: Reks feat. Alias - Sins



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

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Download: Oddisee - Odd Renditions EP























After delivering the video for Marvin Gaye's "Ain't That Peculiar", Oddisee gives us this lush EP with remixes/reworkings featuring Bon Iver, K-Os and more. Also, you can pre-order Oddisee's debut album People Hear What They See on iTunes, which drops on June 5th. Enjoy!! UPDATE: I had to bring this back up! Incredible!!!!




Video: Copywrite feat. Illogic - Sorrow



God Save The King is out now.

Video: Illogic & Blockhead - Matter Of Minutes



Dope shit! Illogic and Blockhead are prepping their upcoming EP Prepare For Capture, which is available on June 5th.

Video: The Prime - A Bit Different



Here's some new biz from Sapient and Luckyiam. Look out for their second effort Fade.

Video: ScienZe & King I Divine - Hero



Here's the latest from their Divine ScienZe LP.

Video: Slaughterhouse Tour Blog Ep. 6



How much fun are these guys having? welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops June 12th.

Audio: 1982 (Termanology & Statik Selektah) - What The Streets Want

























Here's the iTunes bonus track from Statik and Term's upcoming album 2012, dropping May 22nd.

Video: Mickey Factz - Taking Pictures Of Girls Naked



Mickey MauSe is out now.

Download: MaLLy & The Sundance Kid - The Last Great























The Minnesota emcee delivers his album for free. You can also support by copping a physical copy through Fifth Element. Check it out!

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Video: The Beastie Boys - Sabotage (Kids Video Remake)



Some kids did a shot by shot remake of the famed Beastie's video in honor of MCA. Funny stuff! RIPMCA!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Download: Thee Tom Hardy - Guerilla Broadcast

























The NC emcee delivers a new project for the masses. Enjoy!

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Audio: The Purist feat. Action Bronson - Northern & Roozy

























UK Producer enlists some talent on his EP Double Feature. Check it!

Audio: tabi Bonney feat. Yasiin Bey - Chop Chop























My guess is this is some old stuff Bey did because it's well documented that the relationship between Mos and DD172 went sour. Then again, reconciliation is also possible since he's Yasiin now. Produced by Ski Beatz. This is off tabi's The Endless Summer, available May 17th.

Video: Danny Brown - Detroit State Of Mind



Pitchfork takes us into the mind of Detroit's Danny Brown.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Video: The Weeknd - What You Need (The Theorist Remix)



Another joint from The Theorist's upcoming remix project Music Of The Night, dropping May 19th.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Video: Toki Wright - This One Freeverse



FADERS is out now.

Audio: Ab-Soul feat. Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q & Jay Rock - Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix)

























Here's one more track before Control System drops tomorrow.

Video: Mickey Factz - Heart



Mickey MauSe is out now.

Audio: K'Naan - Hurt Me Tomorrow























New K'Naan for ya'll. Country, God Or The Girl drops in July

Video: Curren$y feat. Daz - Fast Cars, Faster Women



The Stoned Immaculate drops June 5th.

Audio: DJ Soko feat. Guilty Simpson & Hassaan Mackey - Stand Up (Prod. by Apollo Brown)
















Something new from the Mello Music Group 7" series.

Video: Sha Stimuli Talks The Rent Tape Series



Sha breaks down his monthly series. His latest is called The Trueman Show, which you can cop at his bandcamp.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Download: Kooley High Presents Sinopsis - The Skywalker

























The Kooley High producer gives their David Thompson album a different look. Enjoy!

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Video: Danny Brown - Jay-Dee's Revenge (Prod. By J. Dilla)



This will appear on Rebirth Of Detroit, which is the project Ms. Yancey is overseeing. Dilla!

Video: QuESt - Gambler



Fear Not Failure is out now.

Download: Jon Hope - Work In Progress























After much patience and waiting, Jon Hope has released a new album. It's available for free for a limited time. Enjoy!!

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Video: J57 feat. Koncept - Pulp Fiction



The Brown Bag All Star will be releasing two EPs, 2057 and The Ports, on May 22nd. This is off one of those projects.

Download: Naledge & Tony Baines - Night At The Elysian























The Kidz In The Hall rep drops an EP with Chicago producer Tony Baines. Enjoy!!

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Video: Slum Village feat. Focus & Vice - God Sent/Hunger



Sickness! The whole mixtape is sickness! The Dirty Slums is out now.

Video: Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar (Oddisee Remix)



Oddisee takes on one of my favorite artists of all time. Sooo dope! This is from a little gift Oddisee will be dropping called Odd Renditions, a remix EP that includes Bon Iver, Marvin, K-Os and more. That will be released on May 15th for free. Then you can spend a little on Oddisee's debut album People Hear What They See, dropping on June 5th.

Audio: Chris Faust - My Dreams Are Your Nightmares























Here's the second single from Chris Faust's upcoming second edition of VILLAIN, dropping May 21st.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Download: Showbiz & AG - Mugshot Music Preloaded
























The legendary Showbiz & AG drop a little treat before their album Mugshot Music drops later this year. Enjoy!!

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Video: Slaughterhouse - Cosmic Kev Freestyle



This is how you kill mics! welcome to: OUR HOUSE drops June 12th.

Video: OkayafricaTV - I Know Where I'm From (Joakim Noah x Fela Kuti)



I thought this was really cool! The Chicago Bull speaks on Fela's influence and his admiration for the legendary artist.

Video: Tab-One feat. Napoleon Wright II - Sunshinin'



The Kooley High member drops a great video from his upcoming project with producer Sunshine J Madflowridiculous. This will definitely be one of my summer joints!

Video: Locksmith - The Pit



Labyrinth is out now.

Audio: Ab-Soul feat. Kendrick Lamar - ILLuminate























Here's the latest cut from Ab's upcoming project Control System, which drops on Friday.

Video: HaLo - The Dark Knight



The Jamla rep drops a video from The Blind Poet. Directed by Kenneth Price.

Audio: Gensu Dean feat. 7even Thirty & Homeboy Sandman - Ramesses























Here's the latest from Gensu. His debut album Lo-Fi Fingahz is out now.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Audio: Punchline & DJ Soulclap feat. Torae, Ruste Juxx, A.P., Sha Stimuli & Pav Bundy - New York City






















Here's the latest from the duo who are set to drop Underground Superstar tonight on iTunes and the physical release in June.

Audio: Chris Faust feat. Maffew Ragazino & Kris Kasanova - The Hellfire Club
























The second edition of Faust's Villain is dropping on May 21st.


Video: Large Professor feat. Cormega, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Saigon - M.A.R.S.



Another super group is in the works. These guys make up M.A.R.S. and with Large Pro behind them, if it does turn into something, could be dope! This is off Large Pro's album Professor @ Large, dropping June 26th.

Video: Beastie Boys On Chappelle Show (Unaired Performance)



One of the producers of the Chappelle Show released this never aired performance of the Beastie Boys. It was never aired because the show ended. Dope! RIPMCA.

Video: Big K.R.I.T. - I Got This



Live From The Underground drops June 5th.

Download: 9th Wonder - Tutankhamen























One of my favorite producers of all time releases a beat tape for ya. Also, check out 9th's album The Wonder Years. Enjoy!

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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Video: Coldplay - Fight For Your Right (Beastie Boys Tribute Cover)



A touching tribute to the legendary Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys. Fantastic! RIPMCA

Video: Fresh Daily - We On Again



Great flow! Brooklyn Good Guy is out now.

Video: Kidz In The Hall feat. Bun B - Pour It Up



Great video! Occasion is out now.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Rest In Power MCA



So many classics to choose from. Fuck you cancer! Rest In Power MCA! Your influence is immense in this world and your voice will be missed.

Video: King Mez - Reign



My Everlasting Zeal drops May 30th. Can't wait!

Video: Yasiin Bey, dead prez & Mike Flo - Made You Die



Here are the visuals for the Trayvon tribute.

Video: Kanye West - Lost In The World



My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is out now.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Audio: Denitia Odigie & Sene - How To Satisfy Your Lover

















This is a really dope track! The first time I'm hearing her and I like it. Produced by J57. Her EP how to satisfy your lover (EPic) is coming soon.

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Video: Colin Munroe feat. RZA & Memoryhouse - Invincible



Here's the lyric video for Colin's latest.

Video: David Banner feat. Maino - Castles In Brooklyn



Sex, Drugs & Video Games is due May 22nd.

Audio: Stik Figa - Medicine























As Himself is out now.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Video: Latyrx feat. Boots Riley & Karyn Paige - Call To Arms



Lateef The Truthspeaker and Lyrics Born are back at it! This is so dope! Their first album in about a decade, appropriately titled The Second Album, is coming soon.

Video: An Evening In Paris With Talib Kweli



More like 2 minutes. Red Bull gets a small inside look to Kwe's show in Paris.

Audio: Muneshine - Lower Level

























DITC's Buckwild gives the assist on the first single from Muneshine's upcoming release There Is Only Today. Name your price for the single and it includes the acapella and instrumental for all you crazy kids out there.

Video: Ruby Hornet Presents Best Shit You Never Saw - Kendrick Lamar



Ruby Hornet brings another segment of their series with Mr. Hiii Power. Reading is fundamental, by the way. If you've been under a rock, Section80 is out now.

Video: Sunni Colon - Magic



Dearly Beloved drops May 7th.

Download: House Shoes - The Makings Pt. 2

























Here's the second part to House Shoes' series. Enjoy!

Video: Mateo - Blue Jeans (Lana Del Rey Cover)



It's been a minute Mateo! Here's his rendition of the Lana Del Rey song.

Video: El-P - Cancer For Cure Trailer #2



This is so dope! I can only imagine what the visuals will be like for this album. El-P's Cancer For Cure hits May 22nd.

Audio: Punchline & DJ Soulclap feat. Masta Ace, Wordsworth & Stricklin - Kaboom























The EMC compadres are united on this cut from Underground Superstar, dropping on May 8th.

Video: Diamond D - Deflate Ya



DITC!

Audio: Kool Keith feat. The IMO - Extra Thoughts






















Big Poppa Large is back with some new, new. Love And Danger is coming soon.

Video: Jadakiss - Without You



Consignment is out now.

Video: Brother Ali - Not A Day Goes By



Man oh man, this right here!!! If you're feeling it you can download the song below. The Jake One produced Mourning In America, Dreaming In Color is coming soon.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Video: MaLLy & The Sundance Kid - Shine



Here's the first single from MaLLy's upcoming debut The Last Great.

Video: Mac Miller - Clarity



This is interesting. Cool, mellow vibe from Mac. Macadelic is out now.

Video: Ab-Soul feat. Alori Joh & jaVonte - Empathy



Control System is due May 11th.

Video: Luckyiam feat. The Grouch - Change This



Time To Get Lucky is out now.

Audio: OC & Apollo Brown - Just Walk























I just finished listening to this album last night and it's really incredible. OC and Apollo Brown bring it top notch throughout. Download the free track and cop Trophies. Well worth it!

Video: Raekwon - A Pinebox Story



Produced by 9th Wonder. Unexpected Victory is out now.

Video: Aesop Rock - Zero Dark Thirty



Here's the first video from Aesop's Rhymesayers debut Skelethon, dropping July 10th.

Audio: Oh No feat. Sticky Fingaz - Whoop Ass























Oh No is returning on the solo tip with access to the Dolomite archives. Expect many special guests on this one. Ohnomite drops on June 5th. I wonder if that track with Hodgy Beats is on here.