Black Thought – Rage Is Back (“N.Y. State of Mind” Freestyle)

Celebrating the release of Adam Mansbach's acclaimed new novel, Rage Is Back, J.PERIOD recruits legendary Roots front man Black Thought for an exclusive new dub plate collaboration: "Rage Is Back (Freestyle)," the first single off J.PERIOD’s forthcoming “Rage Is Back” tape dropping later this month. Set against the backdrop of graffiti-era New York, Manbach’s Rage

Zion I & J.Period - Bomb 1st (Mixtape)

As promised, the Dopehouse is proud to premiere Bomb 1st. A pre-cursor to the release of Zion I's upcoming album Shadow Boxing on October 2nd. With Brooklyn's J.Period on the mix, Zion I's music is matched with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Curren$y,  King Mez, Blu, Scarface, Nas and others. A perfect way

J. Period Presents: The Best of Nate Dogg (Mixtape)

This Thursday, March 15, 2012, the mixtape game’s master storyteller, J.Period, is proud to present The Best of Muthaf#ckin Nate Dogg an epic tribute to the fallen King of G-Funk. Commemorating the one year anniversary of Nate’s passing, The Best of Muthaf#ckin Nate Dogg features a who’s who of hip hop luminaries including Snoop Dogg,

J. Period x DJ Spinna x Spike Lee - Man or the Music 2: MJ Tribute (Mixtape)

Due to Irene's unforgiving ass, Spike Lee's annual Brooklyn Loves MJ event was canceled. But that shouldn't stop you from celebrating the man's life now, should it? As with last year's effort, J. Period put together some of Michael's finest work, this time pulling in MJ aficionado DJ Spinna as well as the legendary filmmaker.

J.Period x FLüD

The good folks at FLüD Watches have linked up with one of my favorite DJs doing it right now for the Mixtapes Are Not A Crime USB Collection. A one-of-a-kind stainless-steel flash drive, laser-engraved with J.Period's Mixtapes Are Not a Crime logo and packaged in its own jet-black, miniature flight case, designed by FLüD. The

J. Period - In the Ghetto (Wake Up) f. Black Thought, Rakim & John Legend

Fresh off John Legend & The Roots taking home a few Grammys, J. Period releases the first single off his Wake Up! Radio mixtape (available now). Check as Black, Rakim and JL revisit the classic Eric B & Rakim original. DOWNLOAD: J. Period - In the Ghetto (Wake Up) f. Black Thought, Rakim & John