Monthly Archives: May 2008

Evil Dee Spinning on Hot 97 Circa ’95/’96.

A rare tape of Evil Dee of Black Moon/Da Beatminerz fame DJing on Hot 97 . The date is unknown, but it’s estimated to be ’95 or ’96. Enjoy a good hour-long mix of classic hip-hop. Download: Evil Dee – Monday Nite Flava Mix via The Meaning Of Dope Sphere:..

Wale-The Mixtape About Nothing.

It’s finally here. And in mega high quality (320 KBPS). Jacked from 10Deep Via 2dopeboys. Download (Zip): Wale The Mixtape About Nothing. A few tracks in, awesome name drop so far: Oksana Baiul, figure skating stand up. Also, on The Remake of A Remake is the mixing a little weird..

Best Of The West: Bishop Lamont Mixtape Collection.

With the release of The Confessional mixtape just two days away, I thought I’d offer a primer on my favourite rapper from the West Coast, Aftermath’s own Bishop Lamont. While we’re waiting for his debut to drop, everyone should listen to one of Bishop’s exemplary mixtapes for free. Dude has..

Reks – Say Goodnight

I’ll admit I’ve been sleeping on Reks, but there’s no sleeping on a Premo joint. His album, Grey Hairs, is due on my birthday, July 22nd. Download: Reks – Say Goodnight (prod. DJ Premier) via 2dopeboyz Sphere: Related Content

Busta Rhymes-Don’t Touch Me (Remix)

A few days late on this one, but no one on the internet cares about timeliness, right?  The original is my favorite song of the year.  Nas kills it on the remix, and Busta may have the greatest laugh of all time.    Download: Busta Rhymes ft. Reek da Villain,..

The Greatest Hook Man*

  Rock for a fee not for free/Maybe I’ll do it for charity Greg Nice beatboxed for T La Rock in the 80s, rapped with Smooth Bee as Nice & Smooth and guested on dope records by the Beatnuts, Gang Starr & Masta Ace, among others. He’s been around forever..

ML RapVids: Hieroglyphics Pt.4 – Del Tha Funkee Homosapien

Some of these videos actually predate the formal creation of the Hiero crew, when Del was associated more with his cousin Ice Cube. Del is probably the best known Hieroglyphics member outside of hip-hop circles , thanks to guest appearances on two genre-crossing Dan the Automator projects, Gorillaz & Handsome..