Some '95 sounds from the MC / DJ duo 1st Down comprised of an early J Dilla and Phat Kat, released on 12" only (ignores the recently released CD version). DOWNLOAD: 1st Down (J Dilla x Phat Kat) - Front Street | Mediafire
Whoa... please take my late pass kindly. How I missed this is beyond me. Shouts to NR on the reminder. "So I wrote lyrics to K-Salaam and Beatnick’s beat that exposes the similarity between the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and the Native American genocide, and the connection between the struggle for justice in Palestine and
Wheew... Black Milk is a one man machine. Not only does he craft some mean ass beats, folks continue to sleep on his mic skills. Big shouts to my man hex for the linkage! And keeping it Detroit, I've included a Guilty Simpson assisted track from DJ Prince as a bonus. The only reason it
And so it begins... This actually dropped a few days ago, but I've had my fair share of fuckery over the weekend so you can fuck off with the late business. Marv Won decided enough is enough and took aim at Charles over some Mr. Porter production. DOWNLOAD: Marv Won - Chucky (Charles Hamilton Diss)
rap like 3 Stacks, mixed with Em, where's Kim/ probably in the D, just like me/ if you fight like Bruce Lee, I'ma kill you in your sleep/ Danny Brown just shot over another cut, presumably off his upcoming Danny Johnson LP. This time Christian Rich handles the production. DOWNLOAD: Danny Brown - No Hook
Tonight Eminem had a homecoming show in Detroit. And since it's Em related you know YN was gonna be in attendance (ha!). Before getting into his single (We Made You) Em pays respect to Proof. Then after the jump he transforms into Shady and rips through Underground. More footage is coming, I'm sure.
[vimeo 4685685] I posted the pictures from this event the other day and said some video footage was coming. Well here it is. Above you can check Drake doing his nightly freestyle (auto-tune is a no no Drake!) and after the jump Drake speaks on new age of hip hop before introducing himself with Unstoppable.
Last night Drake & Big Sean took the stage together and performed for a Detroit audience at the Majestic Theater. Something I'm sure a lot of dopeboyz/girlz weren't expecting considering when UKNOWBIGSEAN dropped the main thing talked about was the comparisons between the two. Whatever your stance is (I personally think they both are dope)
Dammit... these snippets are killing me! First we had The Genesis, now The World Is Yours. Both are off Elzhi's upcoming tribute tape to Nas, Elmatic. Shouts to Hex! DOWNLOAD: ELzhi - The World Is Yours [Snippet] | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Elzhi - The Genesis [Snippet]
Let's keep it in the D shall we!? First we got an Elzhi snippet, now we get another web-exclusive from Black Milk. Very nice! Sidebar: For the Euro-dopeboyz/girlz... don't miss the chance to catch Elzhi & Black on tour. DOWNLOAD: Black Milk - Mo Power | Mediafire
April 7th, Finale will be dropping his new album, A Pipe Dream and a Promise. And you should already know Detroit is repped hard, with production from Black Milk, Dilla, Waajeed and others. To celebrate the release, Finale is dropping a free mixtape, T.I.M.E., in the next few days. Featuring guest collabos, exclusives & b-sides.
As Black embarks on a European Tour (alongside Elzhi) to promote his latest release, Tronic, he hopped in the studio to record a new joint for the masses. In other BM news... the self titled full-length from Random Axe (Guilty Simpson, Sean Price & Black Milk) is near completion and is expecting a Summer release
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI-J9NRns1I] Rest in Peace James "J Dilla" Yancey!