Our favorite whiteboy Mark Ronson is still on his wild Australian vacation with his band and they stopped by triple j (Aussie radio) to perform “Somebody to Love Me” from Record Collection and then cover “Solitude is Bliss” by Tame Impala. Rose Elinor Dougall, who appeared on three songs on..
I got in touch with producer Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Daniel Merriweather, Duran Duran) three weeks ago to talk about his favorite beats of the year. After he thoroughly educated me (I’ve listened to “Katy on a Mission” 40+ times), Mark was nice enough to field some questions...
(image) On February 23, 1995, Jay-Z and Big L visited the Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show to promote the “In My Lifetime” single and Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous, respectively. They dropped a legendary 9 and a half minute freestyle and the full recording has only just surfaced. This..
DJ Khaled took to the airwaves to hype up the Dollar Menu and sausage biscuits as only he can. Part 1: DJ Khaled on the Dollar Menu Part 2: DJ Khaled on sausage biscuits If Khaled ever gets tired of making (making?) music, he could make a killing as one..
An Organized Konfusion reunion! Praise the Lord. Nothing revelatory here, but it’s nice to hear Po & Pharaohe together. This is off Prince Po’s new EP, The X-Files. DOWNLOAD: Organized Konfusion – Then & Now Via Cocaine Blunts For good measure, here’s the second most recent OK reunion from Pharaohe’s..
I was recently hipped to Panacea producer K-Murdock’s blog Neosonic Productions by an ML reader. Murdock, besides being a dope producer, also does a monthly mix of instrumentals on his radio show, SubSoNiQ Instru-mentals. Here’s the latest episode, with beats by DJ Spinna, Flying Lotus, Madlib, J Dilla and more...
GW Radio’s Funkadelic Freestyles airs it semester finale tonight at 9pm, which you can stream at gwradio.com. If you aren’t farmilar with the show, it’s pretty much has become the go-to radio show of anything dope going on in DC area’s underground hip hop scene. One of the hosts happens..
These jingles have officially infiltrated my mind! It was bound to happen, I turn on the radio-they are there.. watch tv- they are there, now I’m in some hypnotized state where I can’t stop humming along to them whenever I hear them (remembering the words is OD for me, I..
(image source) L. Boogie shuts down London with the assistance of a live band circa February 14th, 1999. Lauryn remains among my all-time favorite female rappers and undoubtedly the crown jewel on The Fugees’ classic album, The Score. Also, I included the original for you smart dumb cats*. *still don’t..
The Score remains one of my all-time favorite albums. Here’s John Forte, Wyclef and Pras rhyming for an amazing 20 minutes for Funkmaster Flex in 1997. Last year, then-president George Bush commuted John Forte’s 14 year jail sentence. Moral of the story? Make friends with Carly Simon. Download: John Forte,..