Monthly Archives: January 2010

Sene & Von Pea – Cantstandya.

Two of New York’s great underground talents battle it out over a string/soul sample. Both verses are untouchable. The song comes from the upcoming Stay Flawless mixtape. Download: Sene & Von Pea – Cantstandya Flawless Hustle via khal Sphere: Related Content

Homeboy Sandman – The Abduction (produced by 6th Sense).

Who would have thought the giant bearded rapper I randomly met at Fat Beats would have such an amazing musical output. His flow is one of a kind and his beat selection is otherworldly. “The Abduction” may be his best song yet. 6th Sense’s beat is from another dimension. Get..

Statik Selektah – Life Is Short (ft. Consequence).

From what I’ve heard of 100 Proof (The Hangover), the album has its hits (“Do It 2 Death”) and misses (“So Close, So Far” and “Fake Love”), but I’m anxious to hear how it sounds as a whole. “Life Is Short” goes in the hits pile for its winning combo..

Remix Tuesdays – Bahamadia.

“I Confess” is a 1995 single released by Philadelphia rapper Bahamadia in support of her ‘96 album, Kollage. “I Confess” is as Q-Tip, would say, a fly love song, produced by Rap-A-Lot architect N.O. Joe. Joe provides a silky smooth backdrop with warm keys, tapping hi-hats wah-wah guitar and a..

DJ Kay Slay – See The Light (ft. AZ, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah).

Long before DJ Khaled and Lil Jon were yelling their slogans all over other rappers’ songs, DJ Kay Slay, “The Drama King,” was screaming all over the newest, hottest mixtape tracks. I first listened to many of my favorite songs with Kay Slay screaming his name or the name of..

Erik L & Illingsworth – Time Kills (ft. Sene).

Damn, this is some Chronicles of Narnia shit. Erik L & Illingsworth’s album Northern Connection features rappers and vocalists from Sweden and America. I’m hyped off the cover. Download: Erik L & Illingsworth – Time Kills (produced by ft. Sene) Sphere: Related Content

Black Milk Offers You Fresh Milk.

To continue our recent spree of hip-hop related commercials (every time we post one of these, someone sends us a suitcase full of cash), here’s Black Milk’s surprising placement in a state-sponsored ad for Michigan products. At 0:22, he says “Fresh Milk!” The ad does a much better job of..

Joe Budden – 40/40 (ft. Royce da 5’9″).

(image) Royce and Budden rap 40 bars apiece about Benzino who made a song about Royce or something. More trivial rap beef, but at least we got a great song out of it. The Slaughterhouse MCs have redoubled their efforts on the microphone with ever more clever pop culture references..

Duck Down Survival Kit.

The premise of this mixtape is pretty cheesy. Buckshot and KRS-One made an album called Survival Skills (with spectacularly bad cover art) which no one really cared about. The Survival Kit mixtape features Duck Down artists and friends paying tribute to Buck and KRS by reinterpreting their songs. And yet,..