Monthly Archives: December 2009



Zelda Reorchestrated.

Screw hip-hop for a second. A group called Zelda Reorchestrated spent the last six years recreating the soundtrack to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time to sound like it was recorded by live musicians. Ocarina is possibly the greatest game of all time and the soundtrack is freaking timeless...

Black Milk – Keep Going.

  “Keep Going” comes from Album of the Year, one of three albums Black Milk is dropping in 2010.  From the sound of it, it’s going to be a good year. Black Milk uses live drums and vocals for an epic return. It actually sounds a lot like his first..

ADaD & Exile – Sky.

Here’s a song off ADaD and Exile’s upcoming collab album. The beat features one of Exile’s signature chopped up, stuttering melodies. Download: ADaD & Exile – Sky RubyHornet via Fake Shore Drive Sphere: Related Content


Beat Drop: Best Of 2009 (Part 2)

Swine flu, Balloon Boy, Michael Jackson, Iran, and Cash for Clunkers. At least there were some cool beats. For our end of the year Beat Drop, we asked our friends to pick their favorite beats of 2009. Part 1 featured artists; today we have everyone else. (more…) Sphere: Related Content

Beat Drop: Best Of 2009 (Part 1).

So, what have we learned in 2009? Raekwon is more trustworthy than Dr. Dre. No one believed either of ‘em when we were told that Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt. II and Detox would drop in our lifetimes (R.I.P. to those that didn’t make it long enough), but Rae..

Vinyl Sales Are Up, But Not For Hip-Hop.

(image) Creature offers his CDs to passersby free of charge on 6th Avenue between 8th Street and 9th Street. “Do you like hip-hop?” he asks. If you say yes, he might tell you about how he appeared on Viktor Vaughn’s 2003 album Vaudeville Villain on the song “Open Mic Nite,..

Black Milk Has Three Albums Coming Out in 2010.

Black Milk plans on releasing three albums in 2010. Random Axe, his collaboration with Sean Price and Guilty Simpson; Searching for Sanity with singer Melanie Rutherford; and Album of the Year, his next solo album. He previews material from all three in this video. Sphere: Related Content