Archive for 06/01/2009 - 07/01/2009

Trackstar the DJ Presents Still Dreamin' 5

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The homey Trackstar continues his smooth, seductive Still Dreamin' series, this time with Outasight hosting #5. If you've never peeped one of these, just check the tracklist below and you should get a clear picture of what time you should be putting this on (i.e. lights low, just you and your tasty, and a bokkle of Mo...)

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Jovi Rockwell "Tonight"

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Jovi Rockwell "Tonight": I posted the "Rizzla" video a few weeks back, and was instantly intrigued by homegirl's talent. Love that I got a pair of cuts from/featuring Jovi earlier today. They don't call this rock the dub for nothing... those riddims do something to me. Homegirl is going to go far, trust.

Bonus Beats Major Lazer ft. Jovi Rockwell & Mr. Vegas "Can't Stop Now"

Kid Hum Records Release Party

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This past Saturday, Kid Hum had a release party - I believe it was for Offshore Drilling; he hit me with a few pics from it just now - why not share 'em witcha?

Slaughterhouse "Warriors"

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Slaughterhouse "Warriors": Well, this is a cut from Royce's Revival EP (which drops tomorrow), but it features the rest of SH, so you know. This is a sick one... possibly my favorite cut from this crew outside of "Onslaught", which I actually had on earlier today.

Respect to 2DBz for this one.

previous Royce 5'9 "Gun Harmonizing" \ Slaughterhouse ft. M.O.P. "Woodstock Hood Hop"

[video] Road To The Release #5

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My question is - is there anything that's kind of, not a throwaway, but a freestyle you've done to feed the public with? I understand the ethos, and feel what y'all are doing, but DJs wanna HELP - give em SOMETHING! LOL respect for the stance.

EDIT Eternia herself commented on this post; looks like she DID throw out a track on one of the press releases (I think it wasn't the one I saw/got?), so here it is:

Eternia ft. Torae "Nowhere No More" (prod. by 9th Wonder) (from The Setup)

Grab this if you wanna support! Shouts to SAV*ONE as well

[video] Best I Ever Vlad

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Shots (expertly) fired. Gotta love it. ItsTheReal ftw.

Who Is Anti-Cupid?

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Bonus Beats Lotus & Troy Dunnit "Anti-Intro"

The Primeridian ft. Naledge "Bucktown (TBG Remix)"

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The Primeridian ft. Naledge "Bucktown (TBG Remix)": Wow... here's the first leak from Tall Black Guy's Da Mornin' Afta remix album from The Primeridian, which drops on All Natural Inc later this year. Such a cool feeling in this one... blast this one and murder your woofers.

The Primeridian + Tall Black Guy are Darling Lure...

You can also catch the "Bucktown" video on Fuse On Demand for the month of July! Respect to the homey Pugs Atomz for passing this one.

[video] Joell Ortiz ft. The Kickdrums "How To Change"

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Lauren London's Showing

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She's still fly, even if she's been with that crustified-ass nigga. ugh.

Via Baller Status.

[video] Funkghost "Vintage Futuristic"

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Produced by M-Phazes. Shouts to Coalmine Records.

Makoto & The Specialist "Human Nature (VIP Mix)"

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Michael Jackson "Human Nature (Makoto & The Specialist VIP Mix)": I had honestly forgotten about the original of this one - big tune when it dropped. Spotted the VIP of this floating around, and fuck it, I have to share this. Rest in peace, MJ. And shouts to Dave Specialist for giving this one out.

Bonus Beats Check out this edition of Spectrum, which features this banger:

Spectrum (28 June 2009)



The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
The Jackson 5 - A B C
The Jackson 5 - Blame it on the Boogie
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough (Off The Wall)
Michael Jackson - Thriller (Thriller)
Michael Jackson - Beat It (Thriller)
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean (Thriller)
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal (Bad)
Michael Jackson - Human Nature [Makoto & Specialist VIP remix] (Free download)
Chaos Theory - Anything feat. David Landers (Soul Aspiration records)
Cinematic - Colourblind (Future Retro Test Press)
Funktastics - Wild Willy (Good Looking)
BCee - Glitter Balls [Redeyes & Lenzman remix] (Future Retro Test Press)
BCee - Consumed (Spearhead)
The Black Ghosts - It's Your Touch [Calculon & Austin Speed remix]
Release info listed as: Unknown vs Busy Signal - Private Call (Beard 002)
N.O.H.A. (Noise of Human Art) - Start [Optical Remix] (No label)
Instra:mental - No Future (Non Plus+)
La Roux - In For The Kill [Skream's Let's Get Ravey remix] (Free download)
Drifta & Static - Break Even (CD-R)
Chaos Theory vs Spher][cal Sounds - Another One (CD-R)
Spher][cal Sounds - Attache (CD-R)
Spher][cal Sounds - Dance To The Rhythm (CD-R)
Drifta - Magic In Your Eyes (CD-R)
Blu Mar Ten - If I Could Tell You (Digital release)
dBridge - Wonder Where (Non Plus+)
Leighton Masters - BubbaHo-Tep (CD-R)
Dan HabarNam - Janee (CD-R)
Johnny Beverton - The Boys (CD-R)

Rest in power.

Junclassic "Mama Used To Say"

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Junclassic "Mama Used To Say": Talk about unexpected... Jun flips Junior's "Mama Used To Say"? Perfect way to get motivated on a Monday morning after a holiday weekend. Jun told me about this, and I almost bugged when he said he was working on it - really pulled it off, homey!

Peep this preview of his Southside's Savior mixtape with Dub MD, which drops on the 13th of July!

previous Junclassic "The Owner (G Rap Tribute)"

Quest MCODY "You Got Me"

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Quest MCODY "You Got Me": Quest is spreading his seed atop some dope freestyles, preppin' you smart-dumb niggas for his Ctrl Alt Delete mixtape, which will be out sooner than you realize. If you were paying attention, I slipped in his "DOA" freestyle last week, but if you missed it - grab it, certified FIRE!

Bonus Beats Quest MCODY "The Think Up" / Quest MCODY "D.O.A. (Death of Anyone)"

Nas ft. AZ "Life's A Bitch (Jansport J Remix)"

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Nas ft. AZ "Life's A Bitch (Jansport J Remix)": Jan has been working on the High Power Moves project so much, a new remix hasn't been in his thoughts. Word is that Dviousmindz hit Jan w/ a sample, and Jan immediately cooked up this track, with Nas in mind. Really big sound - dirty and knockin', like I like it.

Icadon "We Rob Them Too"

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Icadon ft. Ncredible "We Rob Them Too": The boy Ic paints some capers over Young Money's "Every Girl"; this is taken from The Pump compilation/mixtape, which will feature Ic beasting over all kinds of tracks, trust.

Bonus Beats Jerimiah ft. Red Cafe, Fabolous & Icadon "Birthday Sex (Remix)"

[video] Chanes "In My Own World"

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Via Praverb's blog.

[video] Illa Ghee "Gold Bar"

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Revalation & Catalyst Killa Tape '09

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I dropped a few leaks from this tape the other night, and got the full tape yesterday - wasn't at the PC until now, so take a peek into this new tape from Revalation & Catalyst, dropping some real Hip-Hop. Killa Tape features Praverb, EMS (M-Dot, Mayhem), Genevieve, Strick9, Tendency, as well as production from DJ DviousMindz, Kenshin, SV and more! Don't sleep - light up the grill one last time this weekend, fire up something fresh and zone out to this.

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Mic Geronimo Scars & Stripes Vol. 1 EP

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If you're not up on who Mic Geronimo is, do your fucking homework. Veteran right here. And he dropped a dope EP for the Independence Day festivities.

DOWNLOAD Mic Geronimo Scars & Stripes Vol. 1 EP

Money First "G Pass"

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Money First "G Pass": Trenton's finest cooked up a anthem for you G's who are on the move. They are also up for "Best Rap Group" in the Underground Music Awards; hit up to vote - voting runs from July 6th to August 6th. Also, make sure you watch out for that Blog Goon mixtape, as well as their Money Is Power album. Bang this one LOUD in your bassbins! Shouts to Boom Blake.

Shawn Livewire - 4th Of July Mix 2009

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The homey Shawn Livewire hit me with this the other day. Rock it out on this day of American Independence.



01. Kid Sister & Treasure Fingers - I’ll House You
02. Diplo - Blow Your Mind (Eli Escobar Remix)
03. Omar Faruk Tekbilek - Yalel (Tommie Sunshines Brooklyn Fire Re-Touch)
04. Jack Beats - What (Boy 8-Bit Remix)
05. Switch & Ms Thing - Love Guide
06. Major Lazer - Pon De Floor (Afrojack Remix)(Shawn Livewire Refix)
07. Bingo Players - Get Up (Diplo Remix)
08. Goldfish & Blink - Get Ready!!!
09. Robin S & Steve Angello - Show Me Love (Afrojack Remix)
10. Major Lazer - When You Hear the Bassline
11. Chelley - Took The Night
12. Sidney Samson - Riverside (Afrojack Remix)
13. Diplo & Laidback Luke - Hey! (Bombaman Remix)
14. Rye Rye feat MIA - Bang (Nacey Remix)
15. Quincy Jones - Soul Bossanova (N.A.S.A. Baile Mix)
16. Scottie B & King Tutt - African Chant (Top Billin Remix)
17. Dieze Tigrona feat. Buraka Som Sistema - Aqui Para Voces (Brodinski Remix)
18. Terry Lynn & Johan Hugo (Feast Your Eyes)
19. Ghislain Poirer - Go Ballistic (Sabbo Remix)
20. M.I.A. - Boyz
21. Roguestar - Come Around (Dubstep Remix)
22. Major Lazer - Hold The Line (Sabbo Remix)
23. Bassnectar - Kingston


High Power Moves TV (Episodes 4+5)

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Hellz Yea! The Graveyard Shift

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There was a slight delay in this coming out, but its here - and its all fire. Hellz represents Brooklyn, is a multi-talented MC and producer, and packs a gang of heat on this one. It truly speaks for itself... you need this in your life right now.

DOWNLOAD Hellz Yea! The Graveyard Shift

50 Cent Forever King Mixtape

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50 Cent premiered this on Hot 97 about an hour ago. Miss Info posted it. Enjoy.

Keep it locked to Nah Right for audio from the interview/premiere.

EDIT Looks like YN recorded the entire show. Grab it now.

Excess Bangers 33: CAGE OPEN

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If you're like me, you've probably been knee-deep in Michael Jackson tracks, and might be a bit outside of the goings on in Hip-Hop. That's where the Highbrid Nation comes in with the latest edition of their Excess Bangers series.



01. Alchemist Ft. Travis McCoy & Lil’ Wayne - I Know Your Name
02. Consequence Ft. Kanye West & John Legend- Whatever You Want
03. Joell Ortiz feat. Styles P - We Can Do It
04. Raekwon feat. Joell Ortiz & NORE - Beauty
05. Camron Ft Vado -You The Baddest
06. Havoc – Smells Like Nine/Five
07. Alley Boy ft.Gucci Mane - Ima Smash It (Prod By Drumma_Boy)
08. Slaughterhouse - The One (prod. DJ Khalil)
09. The Undergods (Keith Murray & Canibus) – 129
10. Young Buck Ft 8Ball & MJG - Without Me
11. Currensy - Lamborghini Dreams
12. The Alchemist - GTA Chinatown Wars Mix
13. Smitty ft Paul Wall - I Do It
14. Novel Ft. Joell Ortiz & Papoose - So Much More
15. Rock City feat Verse - Summer Song Produced By Tommy Gunnz
16. Billy Blue ft Akon - Story of My Life
17. Immortal Technique - In Time Remix
18. Prinz feat. Jadakiss & Makaveli - Cause We Fly


[video] Fabolous "A Toast To The Good Life"

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[video] UGHH Interviews Bekay

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[video] Sarah Palin Resigns?

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Something don't smell right... $20 says there's a shitload more to this story.

Nina Sky "Beautiful People"

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Nina Sky "Beautiful People" (prod. by The Stereotypes): These beautiful twins have been having a lot of music buzzin' out there, but word is this is the first single from their sophmore album, Starting Today. Has that club-ready feel to it (where you at, PST?)... instant anthem business, nahmean?

You hear that Covergirl commercial in there?

Via by way of Nina Sky's twitter.

Friday, July 3rd 2009 playlist

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I figured out how to get streaming radio on my BlackBerry - shouts to Nobex (hat tip to Crackberry). All mix weekend on Hot 97? Yes, lets.


RTD_PLAYLIST_(6-19-2009-6-25-2009).zip ~408MB
RTD_PLAYLIST_(6-26-2009-7-03-2009).zip ~593MB



One to think on...

Twista "Birthday"

Enjoy the Fourth of July weekend. Don't get too crazy - or, if you do, don't get caught! One.

[video] Outasight "Brand New Day" In-Studio Preview

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Check for this July 6th. Shouts to 6th Sense.

Black Milk Broadcast - Episode 1

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IV ft. Junclassic "Please Don't Go Away"

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IV ft. Junclassic "Please Don't Go Away": Here's a sneak-peek of IV's Never Sleep instrumental project, which drops tomorrow (July 4th). IV gave it this title because "all of the beats were made between the hours of 10PM & 6AM", which makes perfect sense.Jun actually hopped on another track from this, entitled "EveryDay" - I'll hit you with a link to the full thing tomorrow; for now, check out this interview with IV.

The Michael Jackson Round-Up

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When artists die, the 'Net goes into a tizzy. When Michael Jackson passed away last week, shit went CRAZY! I was away from a PC for the majority of the weekend, and my inbox has been flooded with all kinds of videos, MP3s and other content regarding the passing of the King Of Pop. Here's a cornucopia of tributes and other bits that I've gotten. I haven't listened to most of them, but figured they needed to get out...

U-N-I heard about MJ's death during a London gig

(Shouts to Marsha at Soul Culture)

Michael Jackson Mourned (via Billboard)

DOWNLOAD (mirror)


01 - Intro
02 - Beat it feat. Kid Cudi
03 - Remember the time feat. 50 Cent
04 - Bad feat. Ludacris
05 - Skit
06 - I Want You Back feat. Lil Wayne
07 - Don't stop 'Til You Get Enough feat. Jay-Z
08 - Black or White feat. Eminem
09 - Thriller feat. Notorious B.I.G
10 - Rock with you feat. Notorious B.I.G
11 - Smooth Criminal feat. 2Pac
12 - You Rock My World feat. Nas
13 - outro
14 - I can´t help it (Cookin Soul Band Remix)

Artists & Producers Give Their Thoughts On Michael Jackson’s Musical Impact (via

URB's Top 5 MJ Remixes
Michael Jackson Tributes (via URB)

  • Michael Jackson "Never Can Say Goodbye (Remix)" (prod. by Beatnick & K-Salaam)
  • Michael Jackson "ABC (Remix)" (prod. by Beatnick & K-Salaam)

    Michael Jackson Tributes (via Oh Word)

    DOWNLOAD Stefan The DJ Presents Michael Jackson's Greatest Hits Mixtape

    If/when I see more, I'll be adding them to this post. RIP MJ.

    Ciara sings "Heal The World"

    Beyonce sings "I Can't Help It"

  • Mazzi's Walking Blog #42

    ESSO "Don't Stop" [clean \ dirty]

    The Roots x Erykah Badu "Billie Jean" [Bonus Beats The Roots x Erykah Badu "I Wanna Be Where You Are"]

    DJ Premier - R.I.P. Michael Jackson Tribute Mix [via DJ Premier Blog]

    Ras Kass "Mike Jacks"

    Michael Jackson "Remember The Time (Don Diablo Remix)"

    The Hood Internet "Billie Wildcat Jean (MJ vs. Ratatat)"

    Michael Jackson "Beat It (LehtMoJoe Remix)"

    J-Rocc "Michael Jackson We Love You" Mix [via twitter]

    The Drawing Board Back To...

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    Got this beattape passed to my inbox overnight. The Drawing Board = Analyze and Producer Shikamaru, and they are an Ohio - New Jersey collaboration who come with numerous, furious styles.



    1. Are You Sure
    2. Death Is Certain
    3. Frisco Nights
    4. Rocky Marciano
    5. Pain
    6. Keep It Up
    7. Rely
    8. Stop Loss
    9. The Life
    10. Cole Train
    11. Please
    12. Can't Afford To Wait
    13. You Don't Know...
    14. Silhouette
    15. Bonus- It Can't Be

    Just off first listen, cuts like "Frisco Nights" and "Cole Train" are ill. If you mess with these, hit them up via e-mail.

    Frootloops Follow Your Ears

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    Qwest, Ritchcraft & Janposrt J linked up (via twitter) for a compilation of remixes/mash-ups, all made in Fruity Loops (der). And its dope.

    DOWNLOAD Frootloops Follow Your Ears

    [video] Michael Jackson's Final Rehearsal

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    Never cared that much for this track; MJ looks fine though:

    [video] Eminem "Beautiful"

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    [video] Rich Boy "Kool-Aid Kush & Convertibles"

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    [video] Willy Northpole "#1 Side Chick"

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    Featuring Bobby Valentino:

    [video] Tame One "Molly"

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    Featuring Aesop Rock & Breeze Brewin:

    [video] Mic Legacy "TJ Hooker"

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    Featuring Journ, Che Grand & Truck North:

    DJ Quest June 2009 Mix

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    This is one of those June Mixes that I got at the beginning of July. It happens alot. I allow it. It's here to help promote DJ Quest & Mutiny's "Stick Up Kid" 12", which is out on Functional right now!

    DOWNLOAD (mirror)


    1. Quest - Pacman Boggle - CDR
    2. The Prodigy - Omen (Noisia Remix) - XL
    3. Pyramid - Boom - CDR
    4. Quest and Mutiny - Superhero - CDR
    5. Quest feat Odissi - Break Me (Quest and Pyramid Remix) -
    Botchit and Scarper
    6. Pyramid - The Message - CDR
    7. Stereotype - Stereotyped (Quest VIP Mix) - Hardcore Beats
    8. Pyramid - Neighbourhood - CDR
    9. Skool of Thought - Budgie Smuggla - Supercharged
    10. Quest and Mutiny - Stick Up Kid - Functional Records
    11. Quest and Mutiny - Skys the Limit - Functional Records
    12. Atomic Hooligan and Tim Healy - Look at You (Quest and Mutiny
    remix) - Menu Music CDR
    13. Quest and Mutiny - One Big Rhyme - Functional Records
    14. Quest and Mutiny - The President - CDR
    15. Quest and Mutiny - Yap Yap – CDR

    Rock out... you know the rest.

    Dub MD & Illmind Presents Blaps, Rhymes & Life, Vol. 3

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    Volume 3 and the heat is still there. Illmind is making a strong case for those "illest producer out" claims.



    01.) Intro (feat. The Real "Master Shake") (Aqua Teen Hunger Force)
    02.) D-Black - Superbad (Produced By Illmind)
    03.) Young Buck - Hold On (feat. 50 Cent) (Produced By Illmind)
    04.) Skyzoo & Wale - Freshfest (Produced By Illmind)
    05.) Rapper Big Pooh - Problems (feat. Jozeemo) (Produced By Illmind)
    06.) Cres - Restless (feat. Termanology) (Produced By Illmind)
    07.) Kaze - Dusk Til' Dawn (Produced By Illmind)
    08.) Scarface - Who Are They (feat. K-Rino & Slim Thug) (Produced By Illmind)
    09.) Kida - We Made It (feat. Marsha Ambrosius) (Produced By Illmind)
    10.) Dominique Larue - Okay (feat. Kim Joyce) (Produced By Illmind)
    11.) Kids Incorporated (88 Keys, Evidence & Alchemist) - Stay Up! (Viagra) (Produced By Illmind)
    12.) Common - I Want U (Shmoove Mix) (Produced By Illmind)
    13.) MindsOne - Instinct (Produced By Illmind)
    14.) Thoth - On My Terminator Shit (feat. Terminology) (Produced By Illmind)
    15.) Edo. G - Wishin' (feat. Masta Ace) (Produced By Illmind)
    16.) Fortilive (Illmind, Mushmouf & Slo-Mo) - Cowboys (feat. 84) (Produced By Illmind)
    17.) C.B. News - Bumrush The Show (feat. Torae) (Produced By Illmind)
    18.) Deep Foundation - Girls (Produced By Illmind)
    19.) AP - All I've Seen (Produced By Illmind)
    20.) Vox Merger - Do Or Die (feat. The Far East Movement) (Produced By Illmind)

    Shouts to Dub MD, who works VERY hard.

    Offshore Drilling CMJ Watch!

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    The Colorado Rap Report has, um, reported that Offshore Drilling (which is currently at 47,800 downloads on FrostWire alone) cracked the top 20 of the CMJ Hip-Hop Chart, placing at #19! If you remember, OD was in the mid-30s last week, so this is a crazy jump!

    Lots of love and thanks to all the artists involved, the heads who posted, and those who are just discovering the project. Trust, we're in the lab cookin' up stuff for the next go-round...

    EDIT Here's the issue placing Offshore Drilling at #19.

    EDIT The Colorado Rap Report posted that OD is now at #17. When I see the CMJ article with it, I'll update. I also hear that WRRC 107.7 in Lawrenceville, NJ (aka Rider University) has a show that charted this. I live a stone's throw away from that college. Whomever dropped it there, get at me!

    EDIT Here's proof positive of OD hitting #17!

    [video] Drake "Best I Ever Had"

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    [video] Rye Rye ft. M.I.A. "Bang"

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    The Jackson 5 "Don't Know Why I Love You"

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    The Jackson 5 "Don't Know Why I Love You": In times like this, I rediscover my friends.

    I don't think you hear me. In times like this, as bad as it may seem, we rediscover our friends. Think on it and rock to this.

    Blame it on DJ Premier.

    [video] Cunninlynguists "Never Come Down (The Brownie Song)"

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    Watch out for their Strange Journey Volume One mixtape, which drops on July 14th. With cuts like this, the tape should be fresh... features from Slug, Khujo and Skinny DeVille & Fishscales should help entice you as well. Peep this fly video:

    Bonus Beats Cunninlynguists "Never Come Down (The Brownie Song)"

    D.Julien Live, Love, Learn

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    As promised, here's D.Julien's latest mixtape, produced by the one like Soulful!.


    1. Shine On
    2. Feel It
    3. Memory Lane
    4. Just Want To Live
    5. Just Let Me
    6. Let's Ride ft. RNB
    7. Forget Your Man(Let's Chill)
    8. Baby It's Over
    9. Welcome To Paradise
    10. David's Revenge
    11. Anything's Possible ft. RNB
    12. Can I Vent
    13. Absolute Perfection
    14. Live, Love, Learn

    Also included is a separate pack of older cuts. Why the covers look so odd is beyond me - I'm working with what I got!

    Killa Tape '09 Leaks


    Here's a pair of leaks from Revalation & Catalyst's Killa Tape '09, which drops July 4th. True to the EMS ethos, this is some backpackin', Golden Era Hip-Hop for that ass. What say you?

    • Revalation & Catalyst "Ready, Set" (prod. by Yes Surr)
    • Revalation & Catalyst "Sweet E" (prod. by SV)

    The T.R.O.Y. Blog Presents Sounds Like The 90's Vol. 7

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    Dope front cover, dope tracklist, dope concept. That's 3X dope. And you still sleeping!??!

    DOWNLOAD The T.R.O.Y. Blog Presents Sounds Like The 90's Vol. 7

    Via T.R.O.Y..

    Tanya Morgan "So Damn Down (Keelay & Zaire Remix)"

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    Tanya Morgan "So Damn Down (Keelay & Zaire Remix)": I spotted this remix on RCD LBL yesterday, and it looks like Kee passed this about today. Dope dope DOPE remix of this Brooklynati cut, which will be featured on iTunes via the "Morgan Blu" single. Fire.

    Major Lazer x URB

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    [video] 50 Cent "Ok, You're Right"

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    Trends "People Get Ready"

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    Trends "People Get Ready": I've always been leery of the term "electronica" - I never liked the way it sounded, and the fact that its such a blanket term really put me off. So when I got the e-mail about this track being a Rap/Electronica hybrid, I wasn't too thrilled. Diggin' into it, though, this isn't bad. Taken from Trends' The Electronic Tape, which drops on July 28th, and should be a nice mixture of Hip-Hop over electronic beats. What say you?

    [video] Pugs Atomz 16 Bars In Puerto Rico

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    The Bars Outbreak #2

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    Azage "Home Alone Freestyle": Here's Azage taking Cookin' Soul's "Home Alone" riddim to task for his "Bars Outbreak" series. This is week 2, so catch up and pray Azage ends this with some dope form of a mixtape.

    [video] Lady Gaga Glastonbury '09 Performance

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    "D.O.A." Remixed

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    With "good" instrumentals floatin' around (I haven't heard one proper, official one yet), you KNEW MCs were going to hop on Jay-Z's latest. Instead of having you pine through endless threads with various remixes, why not just compile them into one post? That's what this is...

    When I get more, I'll update.

    Bonus Beats Did you guys know that Jay-Z came out during Young Jeezy's set at Summer Jam 2009? Peep the video, which includes T-Pain coming out during "D.O.A."...

    [video] Whygee EPK

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    [video] Elucid "Automatic Writing"

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    I've been waiting for this one... finally got to see it the other day. One of my favorite cuts from Elucid, and one of AEON's doper beats. Very twisted imagery, fits the track perfectly. This is what we call the beginning...

    EDIT Some words from Elucid:

    If I learned one thing from the 'Automatic Writing' video experience it would be that there are only two ingredients necessary to accomplish any goal; vision and determination. Somehow the universe throws you in the path of whatever else required for the rest of your journey. This project was a true labor of love and testament to our resourcefulness. What started as late night random idea tossing via instant message (oracles, drapetomania, solar eclipses?!?) quickly morphed into a 4 page video treatment. Shot intermittently during the early months of 2009, without a penny's investment, Boombaye and I trooped through the streets and subways of New York City in true hip hop/guerrilla style shooting illegally on lo-fi equipment without a proper permit. Five months and a number of sleepless nights later, I'm ecstatic to present this piece to the world. Automatic Writing's message of self reliance and empowerment resounds even more so with the accompanying imagery.

    'Close your eyes, it feels different here/ Sign of the times, almost in the clear/
    I see spaceships on Flatbush, calling me back home/ Resetting the clock to begin again'

    Cuing inspiration from my personal musical trinity of Sun Ra, George Clinton, and Afrika Bambaataa, 'Automatic Writing' serves as a statement to the building of a new world. A future world. A better world. The idea of midnight trains, chariots, and even spaceships carrying oppressed people away from their suffering are common themes in American Black music. As a people robbed of their past, now living in the present as aliens in a foreign land that constantly seeks to disparage their identity, we have no choice but to embrace the future and the promise it brings.

    Trackstar the DJ Presents Boogie Bang 19

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    Two of the doper white boys in Hip-Hop link up for the next installment to Track's Boogie Bang series.



    1. Classified/Royce da 5′9″/B.o.B.-Hip Hop (They Call It)
    2. Statik Selectah/Styles P/Talib Kweli-The Thrill is Gone
    3. Clipse/Kanye West-Kinda Like a Big Deal
    4. Crooked I-Slaughterhouse is a Big Deal
    5. Pangea-Taste For Blood (Charles Hamilton Nudge)
    6. Cory Gunz-Caliber
    7. Big Sean/Kanye West-Glenwood
    8. DJ Drama/Ludacris/Willie the Kid/Busta Rhymes-We Must Be Heard
    9. Lupe Fiasco/Matthew Santos-Shining Down
    10. Rockwell Knuckles-See N Say
    11. Jay-Z-Death of Autotune
    12. Royce da 5′9″-(DOA Redemption)
    13. Nino Bless-Fuck the Rap Game
    14. Family Affair-Vivid Imagination
    15. Curren$y-16 Switches Spitta
    16. Phat Kat-F.A.N.S.
    17. Elzhi-Deep
    18. Pac Div-Pac Div
    19. Wale/Peedi Peedi/Black Thought/Tuphace/Young Chris-Hot Shyt
    20. Tech N9ne/Crooked I/Chino XL-Sickology 101
    21. Camp Lo-Get Em Lo Gang
    22. Dreamer/B.o.B./Big Rube-Ordinary Day
    23. Shaun Boothe-Unauthorized Biography of Jimi Hendrix
    24. Slaughterhouse/M.O.P.-Woodstock Hood Hop
    25. Sha Stimuli-Follow the Leader
    26. Royce da 5′9″-Gun Harmonizing

    Spotted on TSS. Looks proper, don't it?

    The Paxtons Work

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    Been waiting for this one to drop. Been a fan since they first me up. And now, TSS, UBIQ & atmos bring forth the album from The Paxtons, Work.



    01 Opening Credits
    02 Bread & Water
    03 Just Tonight Feat. RAtheMC, AP & TeLuv
    04 Free My Mind ‘09
    05 Theme Music
    06 Interlude
    07 Atlas Feat. TeLuv
    08 Instant Love
    09 LaLa Feat. Brittany Packnett
    10 Take You Home Feat. Brittany Packnett
    11 Lamentation (Interlude)
    12 Still Waiting Feat. Oscar Wao
    13 Smoke
    14 Closing Credits

    Via TSS. You can also go cop this; hit up for more info.

    D.Black ft. Vitamin D "Keep On Going"


    D.Black ft. Vitamin D "Keep On Going" (prod. by Vitamin D): Dope track to wake up to. Kee & Z hit me with this cut yesterday; word is this is the first cut from their upcoming artist D.Black's Ali'Yah album, dropping on MYX Music. The whole LP will be produced by Vitamin D & Jake One, so you should know what's up. If this sounds familiar, 50 Cent used this beat off an old Vitamin D beat CD for "London Girl"

    Bonus Beats D-Black "Superbad" (prod. by Illmind) [hopefully this doesn't confuse, but this is a different D-Black - this is from the forthcoming Blaps, Rhymes & Life 3 compilation, as well as being featured on the D-Black/Illmind collaborative LP; got it the same day, had to post together!]

    FuseBox Radio (Week of July 1st, 2009)

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    Direct mp3 Download (right click and "save as")
    Direct mp3 Download Backup (right click and "save as"; via Blip.TV)

    This is the latest episode of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with DJ Fusion & Jon Judah for the week of July 1, 2009 with some new and classic Hip-Hop & Soul Music, news and commentary.

    Our commentary this week focused on the impact on both popular & Black Culture of the extremely unexpected deaths of music legend Michael Jackson and actress & activist Farrah Fawcett (R.I.P) and what we can learn from them, the utter mess of this year's B.E.T. Awards and some other things here and there.

    We had a great interview earlier this week to blast off on the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with fashion designer and businessman Polo The Fur King (

    Some of the topics we covered included his background growing up in New Jersey, how he got involved in the fashion world and the music industry (as a designer, studio head, etc.), being a quality entrepreneur, how important it is to stay humble and do good works in the community and some other things!

    Due to the length of this week's interview and some commentary, we do not have new Black Agenda Report or Direct EFX segments this week.

    Feel free to check out some recent episodes of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast here on - all of the shows are clean/radio friendly.

    FuseBox Radio Playlist for Week of July 1, 2009 (Michael Jackson Tribute, songs in order)

    Jackson 5/Show You The Way To Go/Motown
    Stevie Wonder/Do I Do/Motown (Michael Jackson Background Vocals)
    The Jacksons/Blame It On The Boogie/Motown
    "Michael Jackson Interview - Inspiration to Create the song 'Billie Jean' "
    Michael Jackson/Billie Jean/Motown
    The Jacksons/This Place Motel/Sony
    De La Soul/Breakadawn/Tommy Boy (Michael Jackson sample)
    Michael Jackson/2 Bad (Refugee Camp RMX)/Sony
    Michael Jackson feat. Janet Jackson/Scream/Sony
    "Michael Jackson/Off The Wall/Sony
    Flavor Flav of Public Enemy Remembers Michael Jackson"
    Michael Jackson/I Can't Help It/Sony
    "Gladys Knight Remembers Michael Jackson"
    The Jackson 5/The Love You Save/Motown

    PLUS Some Extra Special Hidden Tracks in the Jon Judah Master Mix w/ Old School Classics and more Independent Music Finds

    Current FuseBox Radio Broadcast Radio & Internet Affiliates (as of this week):'s The Mix Internet Radio Station - UN Power Jam Radio (owned by Urban Network Magazine), Radio, Progressive Blend Radio, Sprint Radio Extra/mSpot (via the Worldwide Alpha Communications Network), SouthBound.FM, DeadBeat Radio,, Best Jams Radio, FlyTunes.FM/FlyCast ,Planet Urban (Austrailia)/,,, , FONYE Radio , VI Radio , , Beyond.FM ,, Rutgers University Radio, WRSU 88.7 FM, Stop Beefin' Start Eatin' Radio, Ceesiety Radio, Mixshow Blast Radio, Slip-N-Slide DJs Podcast, The Best Jams, ExtravaGangsta Radio, , Digiwaxx Presents: The Blast , White Folks Get Crunk for DJs, Legion Music & Media,, MixLaWax Radio, Trunk Hustlers Online, 907 Jamz. The6.FM, Nilo Radio, 1.FM Jamz, Blayze University Radio, Blip.TV,, Miro,, True Fire Radio, (Streets Mos Magazine Radio), Rock The Dub, Last Word Online, Soul Pitch Hustle, Black Soul Rhythms, Honey Magazine, i95.FM, The PRess Junkie, (Coming Soon), Gutta Muzik (HD) Radio (Coming Soon)

    ** Most Stations/Outlets Tracked via RadioWave Monitor, Mediaguide & SoundExchange **

    Subscribe to get the weekly episodes of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with DJ Fusion & Jon Judah!

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