Monday, March 29, 2010

DJ Parler - Where's The Love (Mixtape)

From DJ Parler:
Similar in vein to my past Samplology mixes, this project contains some of my favorite love-inspired hip hop tracks, their samples, and love-inspired originals to some of your favorite tracks. No track listing, one mp3, enjoy...

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Erykah Badu - Window Seat (Video)

One of my favorite joints of the moment. Badu never fails me. Video is inspired by a Matt and Kim song called "Lessons Learned" which was filmed in Times Square. I saw their video first several months ago and thought it was a pretty cool concept. Erykah spins her own take on the idea by putting it in a different context, shot in her hometown of Dallas. Still dope. Click on the image below to check out her new video premiering this weekend at

Here's the video that inspired hers:

Little Brother - Star (The Last LB Track w/ 9th Wonder)

In Phonte's words...

“This was recorded back in ‘05-06 at Young Guru’s crib sometime after the release of Minstrel Show. This was intended for “Leftback” as an iTunes bonus track but we just got word today that @9thwondermusic doesn’t want us to use it for whatever reason, and that’s fine. In any event, I’m not gonna let anything or anybody stop me from getting music to my fans. Fuck that. Enjoy. And as always, thank you for listening.”

If you've been paying attention to @9thwondermusic and @Phontigallo on twitter, some other 'ish is going on from one of the best broken-up hip-hop groups of our time... it's a shame when talented minds can't iron out their differences, but often it's the tension that yields way to some great art (reference damn near every great rock band that broke up). Guess eventually we'll see if that will be the case here, or if the bickering will roll on wasting time without anything worthwhile to be heard. Figure it out guys...

DOWNLOAD: Little Brother - Star

Friday, March 26, 2010

Yonas - Mindless

Soon as this guy gets his big break, watch the f@ck out people. Check out his new single "Mindless" - fire.

DOWNLOAD: Yonas - Mindless

Check out MORE YONAS at DJBOOTH, shouts to DJ Z

Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar (Video Trailer)

DOWNLOAD: Aloe Blacc – I Need a Dollar

Theme song to our favorite new TV show, "How To Make It In America" on HBO

props 2DB

Freddie Gibbs - The Ghetto

From the long-awaited next mixtape from Freddie Gibbs, Str8 Killa No Filla. Very excited for that one - drop that shit already Gibbs!

DOWNLOAD: Freddie Gibbs - The Ghetto

Fashawn - Life's A Bitch (Feat. Talib Kweli)

One of my favorite new artists Fashawn just dropped a new joint with Talib called "Life's A Bitch", part of his tribute to one of his favorite emcees the great Nasir Jones.

Be sure to cop Boy Meets World his latest album with Exile - shit is sick and available now

DOWNLOAD: Fashawn - Life's A Bitch (Feat. Talib Kweli)

Shouts to OS and XXL

9thmatic (9th Wonder) and Khrysis - It's On (Prod. DJ Premier)

9th Wonder joins the pantheon of producer rappers with his 9thmatic MC alter ego. Check out this DJ Premier cut feat. Khrysis

DOWNLOAD: 9thmatic (9th Wonder and Khrysis) - It's On (Prod. DJ Premier)

Joell Ortiz - Missing You

A dedication from Joell Ortiz to dearly departed Michael Martin aka D-Block. Our condolences to Joell, BK Cooper Projects and all the family and friends of D-Block. RIP

DOWNLOAD: Joell Ortiz - Missing You

Diggy Simmons - Come To Rock

In case you haven't heard, kid can rap. For real. I just hope he's writing this 'ish too.

DOWNLOAD: Diggy Simmons - Come To Rock (Prod By Snake Eyes)

PREVIOUS: Diggy Simmons - Made You Look (Freestyle)

Cypress Hill - Rise Up feat. Tom Morello

KiD CuDi - Soundtrack 2 My Life

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

NEAKO LIVE: Tonight at SOB's



This March 23rd, SOBs is hosting a showcase for Hip-Hop's masterminds of the underground scene. Neako the Rubix Cube, Shawn
Chrystopher, and Stalley will guarantee to leave audiences in awe of their impeccable ability to express themselves with matchless flow.

One of three talented rappers, Stalley, pursued an career playing basketball all of his life but an injury that impeded his
journey to the courts became a blessing in disguise when Stalley decided to follow his secondary passion, Hip Hop. Collaborating with artists such as Methodman and Redman have earned Stalley the recognition he deserves. Stalley's hard work ethics and determination have given him the title as an underground champion in the music industry.

Shawn Chrystopher, an independent and resilliant artist on the map, works to deliver the utmost original elements of Hip-Hop sound
with a combination of lyrics that leave listeners blown away. Shawn performs, produces, mixes, and masters all of his own music, thus justifying hthe California native's title as one of the most determined musicians on the scene.

Ambitious and self-made artist, Neako, has been thirsty for a chance to create new themes to rap music since a child. Recognized by peers and even Hip Hop legends such as Bun B, Neako has been able to display his glwoing talent on Hot 97, MTV, and Sirius XM. Neako continues to produce his own tracks and perform his unimaginable shows.

Previous NEAKO

Friday, March 19, 2010

NEW FRESH PRO-duction: DJ Benzi feat. Chester French, PRGz - Sometimes I Ask Myself (Prod. by Fresh Prodeuce)

Big shouts to the man DJ Benzi for pulling together Star Trak's Chester French and the Paper Route Gangstaz onto a Fresh Prodeuce track - check it out on the DJ Benzi presents Elitaste x NUE Agency SXSW Mixtape below, and look out for Benzi's album coming later this year

DOWNLOAD DJ Benzi feat. Chester French, PRGz - Sometimes I Ask Myself (Prod. by Fresh Prodeuce) MP3

DOWNLOAD DJ Benzi presents Elitaste x NUE Agency SXSW Mixtape (Right-click & Save As on a PC or just click link on a MAC)

From Elitaste
From Elitaste

Featuring unreleased, exclusive tracks from Mike Posner, Wale, Glitch Mob, 2AM Club, Outasight, Asher Roth, PRGz, Curren$y, All Out, Bad Rabbits, Chester French, XV, Estate, Gigamesh, Discotech and more.

001. Mike Posner “Cooler Than Me (Skeet Skeet Remix)” *
002. edIT (Glitch Mob) & Wale “Freaxxx (Scratches By DJ AM)” *
003. Tinie Tempah & Chiddy Bang “Pass Out Remix”
004. Outasight & Asher Roth “Catch Me If You Can Remix” *
005. Chiddy Bang “Opposite Of Adults”
006. Kelley James “Victory”
007. Freddie Gibbs “Youz A Hoe”
008. Paper Route Gangstaz “Gotta Make This Move” *
009. Curren$y “Nothing But Us” *
010. Fly Gypsy “2 Step”
011. Kevin Jack “Super Badd”
012. Shawn Christopher “Like A Kid Again”
013. J. Cole “Lights Please (XV Remix)”
014. 2AM Club “Worry About You”
015. All Out “It’s Loud” *
016. Bad Rabbits & Travis McCoy “Girl I’m Like Damn” *
017. 2AM Club “Nobodys In Love (Xaphoon Jones Remix)” *
018. Mike Posner “Open Up Your Eyes (Discotech & Gigamesh Remix)” *
019. XV & Mike Posner “Mirror’s Edge (DJ DStar Remix)” *
020. Estate “Write (Gigamesh Remix)” *
021. All Out “Lights” *
022. Benzi feat. Chester French & PRGZ “Sometimes I Ask Myself” (Prod. Fresh Prodeuce) *
023. Wale, Black Cobain, & Fattrel “Who Don’t”
024. Big Sean “Supa Dupa Lemonade”
025. Freddie Gibbs “Cash, Hoes, & Labels”
026. Kid Sister “Daydreaming (Jakwob Remix)
[ * = super exclusives! ]

Pharrell Williams at MIDEM Keynote

Video is mad long, but worth the time if you're plugged into the music world and care where it's headed. Pharrell is a smart dude.

Travis Barker x DJ A-Trak EPK (Video)

Wish I coulda been in Austin to see these guys rock live last night

Props VicariousMusic / Miss Info / NR

Rock (Heltah Skeltah) - I'm Back Too

I dunno about you but this version gives T.I.'s version a run for the money. What do you think?

Download MP3

Pac Div feat. The Cool Kids - Shut Up (Video)

Method Man, Ghostface & Raekwon - Our Dreams (Trailer)

And to catch you up on the previously released Se7en-inspired Wu Massacre trailers by the man Rik Cordero and Three/21 Media, here is part 1, 2 and 3 below:

Inspectah Deck - The Champion (Video)

Produced by The Alchemist

Download MP3

Roc Marciano - Snow (MP3)

That signature gully hip-hop we don't hear enough of these days. Dope. Roc Marciano’s Marcberg EP drops 4/20 and will be available on vinyl at Fat Beats with a download card to get the full-length release online.

DOWNLOAD: Roc Marciano – Snow