Monthly Archives: January 2011

Homeboy Sandman – Fully Equipped.

Homeboy Sandman rapping with a live band is a beautiful thing. The Live at the Clubhouse Vol. 1 EP will also feature Blu and Freddie Gibbs. After the break, watch the video for “Fully Equipped” as well as a clip of Boy Sand performing his forthcoming single “72 For Chosenberg”..

Lord Tariq, Doo Wop, Snaggapuss – Bounce Squad Blackout.

Most throwback rap recalls the late 80s and early 90s, but “Bounce Squad Blackout” is a refreshing homage to New York post-Biggie, pre-9/11. I need to hear this with a DJ screaming “Streetsweepers” or “Cluemanatti” over it. Sphere: Related Content

Scoob Vercetti – Fly Errday (ft. Jackie Chain).

You can pause at any point in this video and you’ll get an image that doesn’t belong in a rap video. One scene has Jackie Chain and his crew of Korean fratboys at a karaoke parlor while another has Scoob Vercetti checking out his face piercings in the mirror. But..

Daedelus – Tailor-Made (ft. Milosh) (TOKiMONSTA Remix).

Our favorite prolific West Coast beat-auteur Daedelus is back with a new album. Ninjatune describes Bespoke as “the work of a master tailor, for whom craftsmanship and quality is every bit as important, but no more important, than standing out from the crowd.” It comes out April 26 in the..

Theophilus London – Why Even Try (ft. Sara Q).

“Why Even Try” reeks of the 80s, but it falls short of being just a hokey 80s throwback because Theophilus London injects cutting edge gaspy relationship raps, the kind of stuff Kid Cudi might rap about if he still bothered to rap. But if you can tolerate a song that’s..

Reks – 25th Hour, Video.

Reks trimmed his beard, picked out his best fitted hat, and went to Coney Island to shoot the video for his DJ Premier-produced single. And, yup, it’s incredible. The album is called R.E.K.S (Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme) and it has beats from Pete Rock, Hi Tek, Alchemist, Sean C &..