Monthly Archives: December 2010

Mark Ronson’s Post-Christmas Giveaway.

How’s this for the last post of 2010? Every artist has a vault of unreleased material; rarities, remixes, and alternate versions that never saw the light of day for one reason or another. This week, Mark Ronson used the holidays as an excuse to excavate some music from his hard..

O’Third – I’m Doin Good (ft. J-Ova, Junebug) (produced by Bossman).

Here are some more names from Huntsville, Alabama’s Slow Motion Soundz collective that you should be checking for. Who knew there was such an epic track waiting in the words “I’m doing good?” From O’Third’s upcoming Family Ties mixtape. Download: O’Third – I’m Doin Good (ft. J-Ova, Junebug) (produced by..

Mata – Heavily (produced by DJ Burn One).

This might be DJ Burn One’s most smoked out beat yet. The lucky owner is Mata of PRGz whose mixtape Countdown To The 100 Day Theory drops tomorrow. Listen/download at Traps N Trunks Sphere: Related Content

Planet Asia – Boiler Makers (produced by Madlib).

Planet Asia is a little too aggressive for such a smooth beat, but I’ll take it. Madlib is moving in on Pete Rock’s turf with those horns. Crack Belt Theatre is out now. Grab the track at Tradition. Sphere: Related Content

Beat Drop: Best of 2010 (Part 1).

2010 was chock full of crazy shit. Teena Marie just died—as did Leslie Nielsen a few weeks back. LeBron made a deal with the devil’s advocate, Pat Riley. There were the Nashville floods no one heard about because of the BP oil spill. Of course, the economy continued to tank,..

MURS & 9th Wonder – I Used To Luv H.E.R. (Again), Video.

Here’s the album highlight from MURS & 9th Wonder’s otherwise lackluster Fornever. Murray updated Common’s classic allegorical record with references to hip-hop’s more recent missteps. Oops I just spoiled the allegory. And where the hell is his album with Terrace Martin? “Time is Now” and “Doing Me” are undeniable bangers...