Monthly Archives: January 2011
"The appreciation and the art of creating is kind of slowly dying in hip hop. Albums should sonically mesh, they shouldn't be a bunch of singles. You should go in there and create a body of work." - Bambu. While Bambu stopped in San Francisco to perform, P of the The Mash Up, caught up
Click for dates/tickets. To help celebrate their upcoming Welcome to Minnesota Tour, Slug and Ant have teamed up with Prof, Gene Poole and Felipe Cuauhtli (of Los Nativos) for a little posse cut. DOWNLOAD: Atmosphere - Minnesota Nice f. Prof, Mr. Gene Poole & Felipe Cuauhtli
This is kinda sorta NSFW-ish. The good folks at Rocksmith and Two In The Shirt are teaming up to bring a... you know what, I'm gonna stop talking. Just hit play and enjoy.
On April 2nd, Talib Kweli and Mos Def are joining forces again to headline this year's Paid Dues festival in San Bernardino, CA. And as you can see w/ the flyer, there are plenty other acts performing as well. Slaughterhouse, Black Hippy, Sage Francis, Murs (of course), Bun B, Binary Star, Blu, Chino XL and
... by promptly dumping $1 million at the infamous King Of Diamonds in Miami. THEY COULD HAVE SPENT THAT MONEY BETTER: The Tens: 10 Things Diddy, Pharrell & Rick Ross Could Have Spent A Million On Instead Of Strippers [via TheWellVersed]
During the latest Live From Headqcourterz show, Premo let the people know that the Father of Hip-Hop, DJ Kool Herc is currently hospitalized. While information is slim on the exact details, it is known that he will be needing surgery, and being that he does not have access to health insurance, Premo and the rest
The Stones Throw family members link up for a 5-track EP, entirely produced by Soul Professa Tracklist + Download link after the jump...
Nate's #I♥YN (I Heart YN), set to drop February 9th. DOWNLOAD: Yung Nate - In My City f. El Prez (prod. Woody) | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Yung Nate – Who Knows, Who Cares f. Show Tufli (prod. Woody)
Sugar Tongue Slim talks about his perspective of the Money Making Jam Boys as a group and the direction of their upcoming mixtape,The Prestige: Jam Boy Magic, which drops February 3rd. PREVIOUS: Money Making Jam Boys – Day Job
Boy Sand is on the first single for the HomeBase Presents Live at The Clubhouse Vol. 1 compilation EP, set to drop February 9th. DOWNLOAD: Homeboy Sandman - Fully Equipped | Mediafire
Kyleon's pushing back his Natural Born Killa 2 and White Cups, 4oz, And Cigarellos projects for a bit, so he teams up with DJ Rapid Ric for this mixtape of freestyles, new tracks and cuts you may have heard before. Tracklist and link down bottom.
Canada: home to Home, one of the greatest, most thugged-out dancehall nightspots I've ever attended. Anyways here's one more Duck Down-affiliated offering, this time from the Rockness Monsta. DOWNLOAD: Rock (of Heltah Skeltah) – Witness Power f. General Steele & VVS Verbal | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Rock (of Heltah Skeltah) – Monsta This Monsta That