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Sir & Iman Omari – Designated Driver.

One of the few worthwhile tributes from Dilla Day 2014 was Sir & Iman Omari’s “Designated Driver” which mimics James Yancey to satisfying effect. Also peep Omari’s Vibe Tape +?+?+ (2), which includes an oddly succesful neo-soul flip of Modjo’s “Lady”. Sphere: Related Content



Roscoe Dash – My Tyme (ft. Scotty).

Wow, who taught Roscoe Dash how to rap? Yes readers, we’re not above sharing a Roscoe Dash song when it’s awesome. He and Scotty share an impressive double time flow to boot. Sphere: Related Content


Tracy T – Champagne (produced by TM88).

The bangers that really strike a chord and make you want to scream your head off are the ones that do something interesting structurally. “Champagne” has that with its lopsided rhythmic chant. Allow me to demonstrate: “In the VIP you see my chain, bring me chamPAGNE / In the Louis..



Ludacris – Party Girls (ft. Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih, Cashmere Cat).

Ludacris has always been good for a great single (and little else), but he distinguishes his pop sensibilities on “Party Girls”. Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat is one of a handful of electronic/beat dudes whose sound signals possible pop crossovers. Jeremih is a reliable hook man. Wiz Khalifa attracts the youth..