Boiler Room TV presents a new episode this week featuring ?uestlove behind the boards. The entire set is a tribute to J-Dilla and features some unheard Roots rehearsal tracks of Dilla beats. I would recommend just downloading the podcast, instead of watching the whole video. These broadcasts always contain a..
G-Side @ The Spin Loft SXSW Music 2011 was such a craze that I’m still recovering from pure exhaustion, combine that with a mean head cold I caught, and I’ve been slumbering like a hibernating bear. Fear not though, the grand ol recap should be hitting your face in the..
Yeah, you read that title right, ML had to cut the procrastination & curb the lallygagging, and to finally go to the madness that is SXSW. About the title, it does say Hip-Hopish, but we touche the whole spectrum in our picks. If you read this blawg, chances are you..
I, like Son Raw, find dance remixes of classic hip-hop tracks repugnant, even offensive. But Dash EXP’s remix of “Everyday Struggle” is actually a worthy Biggie tribute because it keeps the anger of the original and even amplifies it. The sped up vocals bring out an urgency in Biggie’s voice..
In the Long Island suburban haven of my childhood, there is a large Jewish community. This meant that in the Summer of 2001, I went to at least one bar-mitzvah every week. These parties all had the same exact faces, the same kosher caterer, and the same spiky-haired DJ. This..
ML is still dancing with the DJ. Deal with it.
Kanye West made good on his promise to release a new song on Friday with the rich kids posse cut “Monster.” Between joining Twitter and pledging to leak a song every Friday until Christmas, Kanye is making Internet promo his bitch right now. Am I losing it if I think..
Considering we were one of the first blogs to post the remixes of the 1st single (as well as the Kanye assisted remix), I’m The Shit, off DJ Class’s album, Alameda Coldspring (it’s still bringing us a lot of traffic to this day), it would be criminal if we didn’t..
Is 4.20 the new “in” day to flood the internets with dope music (as if on other days there weren’t floods of music already, ha)? Anyway, Diplo compadre Major Lazer hooks up with Santogold Santigold for this track which Lazer aptly describes as something “like a surf rock ragga thingamajig,..