(image) Meyhem’s X-rated rhymes are wonderfully visual. He and Thirstin Howl III were messing around in the studio and beefed up the Slick Rick track. Download: Thirstin Howl III, Meyhem Lauren – Treat Her Like A Prostitute via dallaspenn.com
Monthly Archives: February 2010
I consider myself to be a smart person. I subscribe to many RSS feeds. But some of the language being used to describe Free The Robots is way over my head. What the hell does this mean? Heavily steeped in the Low End aesthetic, Free the Robots doesn’t as much..
You have to admire how DJ Premier still works with unknowns like Smiley The Ghetto Child. Off The Antidote Pt. 2, dropping in May. Download: Smiley The Ghetto Child – I’m Legend (produced by DJ Premier) via DJ Premier Blog
Scottish producer Hudson Mohawke provides a wonderfully spacey, 8-bit sounding beat that Al Mighty and Distant Starr of MAGr tear to pieces. If I don’t make it in rap, there’s always river dancing and driving mack trucks This is off Al’s upcoming solo debut, Agony of Deceit. Download: MAGr (Al..
OK so let’s talk about Robot Unicorn Attack. I got a link from my friend last night who just told me, “play it. beautiful music.” I didn’t follow the link right away because I was reading a book. I know, I’m lame. But tonight, I noticed two of my roommates..
Who needs Detox when Southern rappers are making top notch West Coast rap? The Dre-influence on this track is blatantly obvious, from the low-rider ready bassline to the staccato guitar which sounds exactly like “The Next Episode.” This comes from Gorilla Zoe’s The Connect mixtape. Download: Supplya, Gorilla Zoe, G..
Producer Flying Lotus adds R&B to his repertoire with this cut from Jose James’ album Blackmagic. “Code” is less jagged than your typical Lotus production and shows the West Coast beat-head’s versatility. Blackmagic is out now, and it’s great soul-jazz listen, especially if you’re snowed in. via minigolfpharaos
Khaleel is one of the latest signees to DJ Premier’s Year Round Records. The Houston rapper’s album My M.C. Name Is… is due out this year. What a flow. Premo sure can pick ‘em. Download: Khaleel – Rappin’ Exercise (ft. Panchi) (produced by Showbiz) (cuts by DJ Premier) via DJ..
The Crackers EP Vol. 1 is an EP of experimental instrumentals from The Audible Doctor of the New York rap collective Brown Bag AllStars. The soft rock samples and other oddities give it a original sound, but the way he flips his samples, even the most familiar (“I Just Died..