Monthly Archives: May 2012

May was Roc Marciano Month.

If you were paying attention, Roc Marciano owned the month of May. He’s one of the few artists whose guest appearances are completely consistent with his solo material. Random-as-fuck collaborations with British producer Purist, NY artifact Wais P, and Shinobi Stalin (seriously, who the fuck?) all would have made fine..

Curren$y – Capitol (ft. 2 Chainz).

This is exactly the right beat for Curren$y. The cozy bassline, the airy flute, the glacial pace: it all adds up to something chill but not lazy. Spitta doesn’t let this gem go to waste either, weaving his lifestyle into an enviable vignette. It’s hard to believe The Stoned Immaculate..

Danny Brown – Jay Dee’s Revenge, Video.

“Jay Dee’s Revenge” appears on one of two upcoming posthumous J Dilla releases. Rebirth of Detroit drops June 12 and features Detroit artists rapping over unreleased Dilla beats. Likewise, Dillatroit is another 12 unreleased Dilla beats and drops May 25. Get those floodgates all the way open! Sphere: Related Content

Big K.R.I.T. – 4evaNaDay (Theme), Video.

I don’t like it when Big K.R.I.T. gets too ‘we can make it if we try’ with his starry-eyed message songs, but even in these cases, he always brings it back with a champion flow and a grandiose beat. Listen to a bonus cut about drugs below. Sphere: Related Content

Slugabed – Sex, Video.

We had a chat at HQ and we decided there weren’t enough sex videos on ML. A quick search turned up this video for Slugabed’s new single off Time Team, out May 7. I haven’t watched it yet, but I’m assuming it’s steamy. For round two, listen to Daedelus’ remix...