(image source) Strong Arm Steady + Madlib = Stoney Jackson. It’s a West Coast thing. Download: Strong Arm Steady – Loose (ft. The Jacka) (produced by Madlib) via Nah Right
Monthly Archives: September 2009
My internet is f’ed so I can’t download this, but I like what I’ve heard of Bannon’s work so far and the track list is promising. Artwork is fantastic too. 1. Intromental 2. The Return pt.2 f. U-N-I, Talib Kweli, Zion I & Sha Stimuli 3. Winter Coat f. Willie..
Statik: Okay, so I had to push back my album 100 Proof (The Hangover) to February 2nd, so in the meantime I revamped the album and came up with this EP dropping digitally on December 1st. Take your time, Mr. Selektah. Download: Statik Selektah – Jaded (ft. Joe Scudda, Truck..
Consequence gives us a big budget video complete with exotic locales and top notch video girls. But despite the obvious splurging, is there something about the way this video is shot that makes it feel cheap? Directed by the prolific Hype Williams.
Great New York rappers are an endangered species nowadays. Von Pea and Homeboy Sandman are among my favorite local artists and Señor Kaos of Atlanta isn’t looking too shabby either. This and “Slick Money” have piqued my interest in his project Walk Softly & Carry A Big Brick, which drops..
You may know John Robinson from his MF Doom-produced album from January, Who Is This Man? But his new album with J Rawls is an entirely different beast. The 1960’s Jazz Revolution Again is strictly jazz-based hip-hop. On “Whoizzy,” Robinson’s rapid-fire flow fits perfectly over the fluttering trumpet, Download: Jay..
The picture says it all. This comes from Big Boi’s Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty. Download: Big Boi – Fo Yo Sorrows (ft. George Clinton, Too $hort) (produced by Organized Noize) via Rap-Up.com
NYers, get your asses to Fat Beats at 6 to meet M.O.P. and get your shit signed by Billy and Fame! And go shake the post-Yom Kippur blues next Tuesday with Skyzoo and 9th Wonder! They’re performing! For free! Shout out to the Audible Doctor! !!!
Wale’s success hasn’t exactly resulted in a DC takeover of hip-hop, but at least the DMV’s sound is getting some exposure. (DMV = DC, Maryland, Virginia) PHZ-Sicks (pronounced “physics”) is underexposed Virginia talent. He describes his mixtape Less Than Zero as “a movie in a mixtape that follows the up..