Any new artist who’s not trying to get beats off the homies is trippin’ right now. If you’re trying to get beats off like Timbaland or someone like that, you’re trippin’ on some old shit. The smart people are going to go and get a beat off Nosaj, or Hudson..
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Rappers, get your Burn One beats while you can afford ‘em. “Like That” is just as cinematic as any J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League production and it has the added bonus of not having Rick Ross on it. Download: Johnny Spanish – Like That (produced by DJ Burn One) via BLVDST
Nicolas Jaar took “Fail Forever” by Danish electronic pop band When the Saints Go Machine, stripped it of its dance-pop sensibilities (for the first three minutes, anyway), and turned it something that might play out of an antique music box. via FACT magazine Peep the original below.
This particular strand of New York rap deserves greater recognition. Sene and Von Pea rarely drop an unimpressive rhyme and J57 and Audible Doctor have good old East Coast sample-based production on lock. I was at the barbecue with Nas, Ak, and Pro, They ain’t let me on the mic,..
We’re back like cooked crack, as Fat Joe Juelz likes to say, for live blogging action of The Amazing Race 18, Episode 2 at 8PM EST. Clear out your Sunday evening social calendar and join us. Don’t even bother DVRing the Oscars. Don’t forget that you can use the twitters..
Funniest rap video in a minute. Meyhem Lauren and Action Bronson just made New York rap cool again. Off Self-Induced Illness, which is dope, but runs a tad long at 41 songs.
The hierarchy of the online rap community goes like this: 1. Photoshoppers 2. Rap bloggers 3. People who leave comments on old school rap videos on YouTube Props to Kuci06, HHReloaded, Talyban, and wilde who have been trading Young Jeezy-themed movie posters in a legendary thread on the ProjectCOVO.com forums…
Last night, DJ01 was in the middle of a rant about Mac Miller when I confessed that I actually like his new joint. For the uninitiated, the above picture will tell you everything you need to know about the newly anointed XXL Freshman. He was the guy in your high..
We all know the CIA invented rap music in the 1960s to rile up inner city youth and make them kill each other. Nevertheless, this evil music can serve a good cause. Sales of this song will support a little boy waiting on multiple organ transplants. His single mother can’t..