Saturday, March 28, 2009

Redman x Scion AV "I Hold The Crown" Remixes

I'm slightly on tilt from this 40, but if I was smoking trees, I'd look like Redman in the above pic. Seeing as its Saturday night, I figured why not throw some club music out to the massive. Redman and Scion A/V teamed up for their latest remix project; his "I Hold The Crown" has been twisted and ran through many processors, producing a crazy trip for the heads out there who can't get enough. Check out these three remixes, get the party started right.

Shouts to WDIR for the link.

[video] Ginuwine "Last Chance"

Friction "OMG"

Friction "OMG" (prod. by Cooley High): Here's a thought-provoking cut from this Strong Island representer, Friction. Dude's topics are all over the place, but his flow weaves everything together. Sit back and marinate on his lines for a minute, rewind if you have to...

Drop It Like It's Hot

I'm battling a bit of a cold right now, and they always say you should force fluids... so I went to the liquor store after putting my son down for the night and copped a 40 of Olde English, because in these recession-plagued times, nothing beats a night of malt liquor for under $3.

As I left the spot, I saw this parked car with a chick blasting Juvenile's "Back That Azz Up". You remember this late '90s ode to thick booties, right?



Now, I'm not posting this to throw this soundtrack to Cash Money malarky just for sport; I started thinking of those Cash Money/Ruff Ryders tours from around that time, and seeing those ho's shaking their asses in packed stadiums, like so:



I love how most niggas will be drinking water during the shoes - nah, Cash Money Millionaires had full plastic cups of they favorite brews. You gotta love ignorance on a bankroll. Those Clinton years were SERIOUS for the Hip-Hop ballers, weren't they?

Fall Out Boy ft. VA "America's Suitehearts (Remix)"

Fall Out Boy ft. Joe Budden, 88-Keys & Murs "America's Suitehearts (Remix)": Why can't line-ups like this happen more often, and on better tracks?

Shouts to The Real for this one.

[video] NENX TV Interviews Theo


S.O.U.L. Purpose City Permits

Mick Boogie and Terry Urban present the new street album from the homey S.O.U.L. Purpose, featuring MCs like Fresh Daily, Skyzoo, Block McCloud, KeiPH, Senor Kaos and others, with beats from Statik Selektah, DJ Revolution, Jake One and others.

DOWNLOAD S.O.U.L. Purporse City Permits

Shouts to BoBO.

Icadon "Turn My Twitter On"

Icadon "Turn My Twitter On": LOL; Ic goes in over Soulja Boy's latest, giving use twitter-freaks an anthem we can bump both at the desk, as well as in the whip! Anywhere your twitter is, you need this on.

Robot-ic is out now!

Jay-Z ft. Diddy "Maybe"

Jay-Z ft. Diddy "Maybe" (prod. by Sean C & LV): The NMC leaked a tagged version of this yesterday, but I see Nah Right's thrown up the tagless version. Word is this was made during the American Gangster sessions, but was never a Hov track - it was a demo for Diddy; it was just the first time Jigga dealt with Sean C & LV.

Mos Def On DOOM

Just in case you missed it:



Via Dallas Penn.

[video] Paul Wall ft. Webbie "Bizzy Body"



Watch out for my interview with Paul Wall for BGDB in the near future.

Friday, March 27, 2009

[video] Thunderheist "Nothing 2 Step 2"

[video] N*E*R*D* "WTF Is GYT?"



The answer is supposed to be coming April 2nd...

[video] Jo Jo Pellegrino "Closer To My Dreams (Remix)"

[video] The Il Experiment Updates 3

Friday, March 27th 2009 playlist

I hope I shake these sniffles soon - l ast thing I need is a sinus cold.

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Here's a video I forgot to post this week, from a crew that sends me ish every now and again and I neglect for no good reason:

Custom Made "Sunday Money"


Have a good weekend. Enjoy today, tri-state - tomorrow is supposed to be a bit rainy!

Big S.I.N Mind Of A Mad Man Vol. 2

I told you niggas this one was coming; S.I.N's next installment of his Mind Of A Mad Man mixtape series is here, and its FIRE! Mixed by DJ Birdstick & DJ MVG, this tape features S.I.N going for his over classic instrumentals right alongside a host of new, original material. He also sent me a leak from his forthcoming Mad Man Music album, but I'll hold off on that until Monday...

DOWNLOAD Big S.I.N Mind Of A Mad Man Vol. 2 (DatPiff \ ThatCrack)

[video] GLC ft. Kanye West "Big Screen"

[video] Bow Wow ft. Dondria "Like This"

Dulu The Garage Sale

Here's another project I'm behind; this is a collection of cuts from the homey Dulu that didn't find a home, or never came out where they were supposed to be. Mixture of fresh stuff and older stuff, and its all quality. Dude's got talent behind the boards, with a host of ill MCs backing it as well.

Keep your eyes peeled for homeboy.

DOWNLOAD Dulu The Garage Sale

Thursday, March 26, 2009

DJ Class ft. Kanye West "I'm The Shit (Remix)"

DJ Class ft. Kanye West "I'm The Shit (Remix)": Looks like that Bmore shit is catchin' wreck in the Hip-Hop blogosphere... well, not really. But when Kanye jumps on anything, its an event... right? I hit you with the Lil Jon-assisted remix, as well as the MIMS remix that Class jumped on, so I figured I might as well keep it moving. Good joint to throw on when you leave work on Friday afternoons. And hey, MissInfo loves it, too!

Props to Tiff at Brash PR for the 320kbps MP3!

Bonus Beats Birdman & Lil' Wayne "Always Strapped (Articulate 443mix)" (for those of you who can't get enough of the sound - big up to Artic!)

Elite Assembly "Caveman Boogie"

Elite Assembly "Caveman Boogie" (prod. by Deal - The Villain): Holy shit. Good things happen when you check your Spam folder. Shouts to C.I.O.N. from Brokn.Englsh for sending this cut to me. The Elite Assembly is a collective of niggas who are very rock the dub-centric - Brokn.Englsh, RewMec, Deal, Premium The Delegate and PreZZure; this cut only features Rew, B.E. and Deal. Expect more from EA (aka The Elite) in the near future... or be condemed to miss some of the flyest shit out there.

Rihanna's Gun Tatoo

I was going to ask why she got a gun tatoo'd on her, but I'm the ass who plans on getting a bulldog on my left calf.

June22 vs Nas Jah's Son

Click the pic for my homey June22's riddim-filled version of Nas' God's Son album. Blaze a fat one (or two) and vibe out to this. This is a bit older, but he did mention that he's working on more projects like this...

[video] The-Dream On Tavis Smiley

The Prodigy Invaders Must Die US Tour Dates

The Prodigy will be hitting the United States in May, following their already sold-out UK tour this April. Here are the confirmed dates so far...



This looks like its not one to be missed!

[video] Maino ft. T-Pain "All The Above"

[video] Slaughterhouse "Move On"



Bonus Beats Slaughterhouse "Move On"

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

[video] Dylan Dillinjah ft. Facelift "Jammin'"



related [rock the dub Interview]: Dylan Dilinjah

[video] Babs Bunny "Odds & Even"

[video] KRS-One & Buckshot "On The Grind" Trailer

Featuring Mary J Blige:

[video] PreZZure Presents CanYaFeeliT??? Commercial 2




Bonus Beats PreZZure Presents "CanYaFeeliT???" Commercial 2

[video] Fes Taylor Interview

Part 1:


Part 2:


Bonus Beats Fes Taylor "Joe Buttons (Joe Budden Diss)"

Tanya Morgan Brooklynati Live At SXSW

Check out Tanya Morgan performing cuts from their sophmore album, Brooklynati, LIVE at the Nah Right x Smoking Section showcase at last week's SXSW...

DOWNLOAD

Tracklist

1 Soundcheck intro
2 Cuddlebums
3 Shes Gone interlude
4 Plan B
5 Were Fly interlude
6 Morgan Blu
7 Bang n Boogie interlude
8 So Damn Down
9 Alleye Need interlude
10 Forgot 2 Say

Sick. Shouts to audibletreats for the heads up!

Juan Epstein (3/25/2009)

Here's a regular-old Juan Epstein, something we haven't gotten in a bit. Honestly, I got put on to Juan Epstein late (around the Latarian episode), and went back and grabbed every single episode, and listen to them on the regular. And while I love when they have guests (niggas like NORE, Fat Joe, Pete Rock, etc.), my personal favorites always involve Cipha Sounds & Peter Rosenberg just talkin' shit. This is one of those eps. Welcome back!

DOWNLOAD Juan Epstein (3/25/2009)

Revalation "This Is Hip-Hop"

Revalation ft. Mayhem & Praverb "This Is Hip-Hop" (prod. by Kenshin, cuts by DJ Family Tyz): Here's some United Nations of Hip-Hop shit; you've got Boston, North Carolina and Belgium all represented on one ode to what this music is about. This is taken from the forthcoming Street Communications mixtape, which is hosted by DJ TKO. Revalation also has a mixtape coming, The Revalation Will Be Televised, which will features this track, as well as cats like Sha Stimuli, M-Dot, XL, Alias and more!

The Niceguys "It's Like That"

The Niceguys "It's Like That": Enigmatik first put me onto these cats when he interviewed Yves Saint back last January. This four-man crew (Yves on the mic, DJ Candlestick and producers Christolph & Free) are both on the road and in the studio; their EP, The Show, is in the works, and should be a host of "performance records". Also be on the lookout for Yves' solo mixtape, Genuine Article.

Via BGDB.

Mike Maven "Amazing"

Mike Maven "Amazing": Here's an acoustic cover of Kanye West's "Amazing", passed to me by the homey 6th Sense. Word is him and 6th are in the studio working on new material, from hooks to full tracks I imagine; he should also be all over the Notherground SXSW recap videos. Keep it locked.

See Kanye, THAT'S how you do it!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Killah Priest The Eternal Thought of Killah Priest II

Damn druids love leaving treats on my doorstep. Here's the second Eternal Thought of Killah Priest EP to drop on RTD. Killah Priest was always one of my favorite Wu-Tang associates... remember his verse from "4th Chamber"? Tracks you need on this: "Essential" is just that; "Psychonistary Mystic Breath" is some abstract thinkin'; "I'm Back Again" is a dope "welcome back" joint. This whole thing is fresh.

Peace to the hooded druids with leaky faucets.

DOWNLOAD Killah Priest The Eternal Thought of Killah Priest II

related Killah Priest The Eternal Thought of Killah Priest EP

[video] The 54 Reality Show (3/24) (Part 1)



Hit their blog for more info...

[video] Behind The Scenes: Raekwon "Wu Ooh", Again



Mad skrippas in this.

[video] Lily Allen "Not Fair"

WMC09: Creme de la Creme

How retarded is this line-up!?!? Kid Sister, Diplo, U-God, Wale, Kidz In The Hall, Chromeo and many more!? Christ.

[video] Busta Rhymes "Hustler's Ambition" Trailer

[video] Black Skeptik ft. KRS-One "Rent"



Props to Kosha Dillz for the heads up.

[video] Behind The Scenes: Chubb Rock & Wordsmith "Old 2 The New"



Bonus Beats Chubb Rock "Our Luv" (prod. by Strada)
Bonus Beats Wordsmith ft. Soulstice "Music For The Millenium"(prod. by Capish)

[video] Spectacula "Uh Oh"

Big S.I.N "Fire In Ya Ear"

Big S.I.N "Fire In Ya Ear": Keeping up with the Mind Of A Mad Man Vol. 2 leaks, here we find homey rippin' over another classic in Craig Mack's "Flava In Ya Ear". Just coastin' over these! More to come...

previous Big S.I.N "Kick In The Door Freestyle"

Monday, March 23, 2009

[video] Keri Hilson "Knock You Down"

Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo:

[video] Lil' Kim On Dancing With The Stars Round 3

The Deal Dub, Episode 5

Like we always do about this time, we've got the latest episode of The Deal Dub, where Hip-Hop and REAL TALK reside. Deal and C.I.O.N. kick the facts while flipping through some ill tracks. Don't sleep.

DOWNLOAD The Deal Dub, Episode 5

Bonus Beats Villiainous Volume Radio, Vol. 9 [via PIMB]

[video] The Runners x AMW

This seems very anti-"Stop Snitching":



Behind The Scenes:



It's just funny to see cats get that gwap, then make music with niggas who will rep the antithesis of calling 5-0 to report people.

Funk Logik, Sean Wyze & Sincere "Home"

Funk Logik, Sean Wyze & Sincere "Home" (prod. by Dulu): Here's the 4th and final leak from Dulu's Garage Sale, which drops this Friday (March 27th); if you've been following these leaks, you should be well away of the fire this compilation will contain.

Quest MCODY "1, 2, 3 (Freestyle)"

Quest MCODY "1, 2, 3 (Freestyle)": My homey Quest MCODY just dished a group of cuts to my inbox this morning. Sounds like he's got the wind beneath his wings and is ready to fly over you mediocre MCs...

Bonus Beats "Part Of The Game" (ft. Meloni) (prod. by Mr. Porter) & "Back On The Block"

Young Chris, Wale, Bun B & Señor Kaos "Searching For An Outlet"

Young Chris, Wale, Bun B & Señor Kaos "Searching For An Outlet": Fucking ILL jazz-tinged cut from this fearsome foursome. If you're sleeping on this one for some reason, you must be dead.

Via The Kaos Effect.

[video] Lil' Wayne "Got Money" LIVE

Here's Weezy's performance of "Got Money" from Spring Break 2009:

[video] Jim Jones ft. Ryan Leslie "Precious"

The Good Morning Mixtape

So often, we wake up listening to Hip-Hop, but I don't think I've seen a good compilation of strictly-"morning"-related Hip-Hop tracks. Well, Kevin Nottingham, Nappy Afro and Your Favorite White Boy threw this ill compilation together, including some of my favorites (Naughty By Nature's "Feel Me Flow", "Steppin To The AM", etc.) in a nice package. Grab this and be sure to start your day on the good foot...



Props to B-Double, who sent me this promo that I didn't get up yesterday.

[video] Azage "Mercy"

[video] Cymarshall Law & Mr. Joeker "Love Sex Or What"


Cassie ft. Hellz Yea! "Must Be Love (RTD remix)"

Cassie ft. Hellz Yea! "Must Be Love (rock the dub remix)": I asked a host of MCs to tackle Cassie's "Must Be Love", and the first nigga to hit be back with a complete track was BKLYN's own Hellz Yea!. He brings a really NY flavor to it...

"my style... raises eyebrows/you can't see son like I'm clouds"

That 2nd 16 is beastly, if I do say so myself. I got another one in the can that I'm gonna drop later on this week... hopefully a few more of these flow in. Peep the Cassie-less version below.

Bonus Beats Hellz Yea! "Must Be Love Freestyle"

Sunday, March 22, 2009

[video] Ciara ft. Justin Timberlake "Love Sex Magic"

RTDLTD001

One of the things I've always wanted to do was start up a label. I got the idea to start a digital imprint on my own because, realistically, I fuck with MP3s more than I do compact discs, and I imagine loads of heads are like me. My initial idea blossomed (with the help of the homey Jeryl), and now the first imprint of mine, RTDLTD, has just dropped its first release (distributed by the good folks over at Nu Urban Music)...

RTDLTD001
digital distribution via NUM

AA) Noah D "Mash Down"

Pure ragga-DnB vibes. I was trying to get Noah D linked up with another label, and it didn't come to fruition. Dude has TUNES, and I'm damn lucky to have gotten these been given these beats to release. I urge you to take a gander at those clips, and if you're feeling, cop the beats over at Nu Urban Music, iTunes, DNBA or from Digital Tunes ASAP. Support this release, I guarantee I'll have more fresh DnB (and other genres) out there for you. I've been working on a podcast to go along with this, should be ready very soon...

Shouts to Uriela for the wicked cover art. Any producers and artists trying to get tunes to me, hit me via e-mail or drop some beats into my SoundCloud dropbox.
EDIT Looks like "Mash Down" is #11 on Nu Urban Music's DnB MP3 Chart! Keep it climbin'!

Mally "Sky Lines"

Mally "Sky Lines": It's been a minute since I've posted some material from Mally; his version of saying "hey, how you been" is sending me an MP3 of him coasting over "Ignorant Shit". Watch out for The Passion, which is dropping in May, and is entirely produced by Mydus.

Big S.I.N "Kick In The Door Freestyle"

Big S.I.N "Kick In The Door Freestyle": Carolina's Mad Man puts his stamp on Biggie's "Kick In The Door" on this leak from Mind Of A Mad Man Vol. 2, which is set to drop in the near future. Expect a few more of these to bash you upside the head before full release...

"so many haters on my nuts I can't scratch my DICK!"

previous [rock the dub Interview]: Big S.I.N

Entity Starr Reach For The Starr, Vol. 1

My homegirl Entity Starr has a new beat tape for download:

A few weeks back I put up this post about some beats I was clearing out to sell. Well some tracks have been added to the list (and some have been removed because of purchases), and I also thought it would be a good idea to just put together a little beat tape for those who wanted to download and check out later. All beats are available on the tape (as of 3/22/09 1:45 p.m.) but I'm betting it won't stay that way for too long so don't hold out! Prices and agreements are included in the file so DOWNLOAD IT HERE now! Thanks for the love and support, more is definitely on the way.

If you're feeling this, get at Entity via e-mail, twitter or on MySpace.

The Brink Boys Present Staten Go Hard Vol. 1 Cover

Here's the cover for another mixtape from Raekwon. The Brink Boys are the mixtape crew that Rae and Icewater Inc will be dropping ALL of their mixtapes through for now on.

Shouts to Alex at Killer Bees Promo for the info!

The Spook Who Sat By The Door