Monthly Archives: June 2009

Marsha Ambrosius – Heartbreaker (produced by TheRealFocus).

(image source) Marsha Ambrosius is following up on her excellent mixtape from earlier this year with Yours Truly: Revisitied. Former Aftermath producer Focus (who’s apparently going by TheRealFocus now) is at the helm once again and his production sounds as extravagant as ever. Download: Marsha Ambrosius – Heartbreaker (producer by..

Lushlife – In Soft Focus (ft. Ariel Pink, Elzhi).

This is the first I’ve heard of Philadelphia producer/rapper Lushlife. The beat is great – a chopped up rock sample interspersed with vocal samples – but the verses leave something to be desired. Off his sophomore album Cassette City. Download: Lushlife – In Soft Focus (ft. Ariel Pink, Elzhi) Sphere:..

An Non-Event Video.

Really, Jay? Boxes marked “Auto-Tune” exploding? I can’t be too mad, he got the OG T.I. to play his chauffeur and Jigga apparently plays cards with Harvey Keitel on the regular. And Kobe’s in there too. But still, there needed to be a teaser for this? Sphere: Related Content

Ghostface Killah, RZA, Havoc – Evil Deeds.

RZA finally cleared the air regarding the Chamber Music album: “Chamber Music is NOT a new Wu-Tang Clan album — but it’s pretty close.” RZA told Billboard that the idea to make a vintage Wu-themed album without samples was producer Bob Perry’s idea. Instead, Brooklyn-based band The Revelations provides live..

Killa Kill Catch-up.

A little catch-up on one of my favourites from the South, Killa Kill from the Ville, a.k.a. Killer Mike. Mike is smarter and better than your favourite rapper, and he’s been putting some fantastic tracks lately. There’s a few tags on these, but they’re mostly pretty quiet. “Pay Up” is..