Monthly Archives: May 2009

R. Thentic – AtManAnDa Volume 1 (As Above So Below).

This EP from producer R. Thentic (RTNC for short) just blew my mind. RTNC’s sound varies from tribal to rock-influenced to jazzy and he elicits killer verses from some lesser known underground rappers including recent favorite Co$$. The EP is a half-hour-long one track mix and the tracks are broken..

Sham-Wow Guy Goes to Jail

After stumbling upon some videos on Youtube for awhile, I found this video of everyone’s favorite crackhead/junkie pitchman, the Sham-Wow dude, during his stint in jail. Enjoy. Sphere: Related Content

Dr. Dre Previews Detox in a Dr. Pepper Ad.

The reclusive Dr. Dre shows up in the most unexpected places. In December, he randomly lent a verse to Kardinal Offishall for a remix and now he’s in a Dr. Pepper commercial. In the ad, Dre pushes an inept DJ off the turntables and plays a few seconds of a..

Co$$ – Get Down (produced by PlayaHaze).

On “Get Down, ” Co$$ goes in on a beat that doesn’t sound as original as some of his other work, but still gets the job done. Heads will recognize the sample as the same one used for Mobb Deep’s “Drink Away the Pain.” Download: Co$$ – Get Down (produced..

Raphael Saadiq – Come On Home.

(image source) I’m one of those who can only enjoy R&B if it’s 30 years old, but I make an exception for Raphael Saadiq, whose album The Way I See It is a great throwback to the Motown/Stax era. “Come On Home” is the UK bonus track. Check it out..