Archive for 08/01/2010 - 09/01/2010

junclassic Mornings Was Hash Browns

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After 'nuff waiting, junclassic (alongside Classified Recordings, HipHopGame, Kevin Nottingham and RTD) drops his Nas ode, Mornings Was Has Browns, which is mixed by the homey DJ Tre Unda. If you've followed Jun at all, you know many of these tunes, but if you've only heard about dude, and wanted a nice primer on the shit he's been crackin' out over the years, pick this one up.

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<a href="http://junclassic.bandcamp.com/album/mornings-was-hashbrowns">Mornings Was HashBrowns by junclassic</a>

[video] Magnetic Man ft. Katy B "Perfect Stranger"

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DJ Cable Podcast: August 2010

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This podcast happens to be the last podcast from DJ Cable... for 2010. Dude's too popular, has no time to devote to these like he wants to... which I can't blame him for. I've been hearing the shit he has in the pipeline, and its sick - you WON'T be disappointed! And you won't be disappointed with this mix, which flips a bunch of the hottest heat from last month.

N.B.S. The Prelude

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Do you fuck with DJ Mr. Peter Parker? Veteran spit generals N.B.S.? Production from Stu Bangas, J Cardim, The Snowgoons and more? Then grab this slice of free mixtape heaven.

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[video] Homeboy Sandman "The Essence"

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If you mess with this, vote for it over on mtvU.

TheSeKondElement ft. Heata Best "Who You Know"

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TheSeKondElement ft. Heata Best "Who You Know" (prod. by Dubb): New SeKondEl, from her forthcoming Metrical Komposition project. Lovin' the beat hear, sounds like a Pink Panther interpolation, with homegirl just letting you know why she's so ill. Super smooth shit, kind of leftfield but that's how we does it, nadamean?!?!

Genrokka "Rebirth"

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Genrokka "Rebirth" (prod. by Lord P): As we wait for that Credit Union tape to drop, he uses this Lord P throwback track to detail his past as he outlines his future. Something to blast LOUD as you ride around your city, plotting.

Killa Kyleon & Marcus Manchild "Cell Therapy"

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Killa Kyleon & Marcus Manchild "Cell Therapy": Kyleon has been dismantling numerous instrumentals lately, but it's been a MINUTE since I've heard this "Cell Therapy" instrumental! Linking up with Manchild, these two just go in... serious style.

[preview] El Da Sensei & The Returners GT2: Nu World

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El Da Sensei's new album with The Returners, GT2: Nu World, drops on October 12th and features Sean Price, Treach, Akrobatik and many more. Check the tracklist, and enjoy the free download for "Nu World"

100 Akres Presents The Billy Ocean Beat Tape

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"Here are my latest works designed to damage the muscles in your neck. Billy Ocean's 1984 album, Suddenly, had gems such as Caribbean Queen and Mystery Lady. Those tracks initially drew me to flip and chop the living sh*t out of this LP. This time around I even remixed Mos Def's Priority (from the Ecstatic album) over one of these Billy Ocean slappers and the outcome....well, let's just say its what made Billy utter the words "This sh*t is bananas!""

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[video] DJ Suss.One ft. Maino "Let 'Em Lay"

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[video] Rich Graham ft. Soundz "Looking For You"

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New new from Jersey; if you dig this, grab Rich's MONEYGraham mixtape.

[video] Winner's Circle "368 Swag"

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[video] Gangrene "Not High Enough"

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[video] Strong Arm Steady "Cheeba Cheeba"

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[video] Lefty "Mr. Kill The Devil"

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[video] Hell Rell ft. JR Writer "Karate Kid"

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[video] Dibiase "Skullcrack"

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[video] Judah Sundresses and Sandals: Ode to True Blood

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[video] Boog Brown "The Essence"

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Bonus Beats Boog Brown "The Essence"
Bonus Beats Boog Brown "The Essence (Oddisee Remix)"

Wordsmith "Ground Zero"

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Ground Zero, produced by Muti-Platinum Grammy Award Winning Producer Streetrunner, is the first release off Wordsmith's Upcoming EPixtape "Buzzworthy Bangers Vol. 1" dropping November 2nd, 2010. For the next Month and half look for steady releases from Wordsmith's upcoming project and releases featuring his NU Revolution Camp members; Kontact, Black Knight & Whitefolkz

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Myk Dyaleks "2nd Tech (Flagrant Too)"

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Myk Dyaleks "2nd Tech (Flagrant Too)": Whoa... it's been a little over a year since "Flagrant Won" dropped, and it looks like Myk is more pissed, more poised, and killing niggas at will on this one. Lyrics fi lyrics fi bars fi bars. No word on what the god has going down, but with the venom in this? I say watch out...

DJ Shadow "Def Surrounds Us" Single

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Back in July, Zane Lowe got the premiere of this new DJ Shadow tune, "Def Surrounds Us", and in going over my RSS feeds, I saw that Passion of the Weiss let us know that Shadow is giving away "Def Surrounds Us" and "I've Been Trying" for FREE for 24 hours, via his Bandcamp page. Check out the text they gave on this release: "The first new music to emerge from Shadow's as-yet-untitled 2011 album. "Def Surrounds Us" is an electro/dubstep/dnb-inspired epic that manages to deliver more than the sum of its influences; "I've Been Trying" is an intricately-crafted, soulful jam that goes down like molasses. Both are beasts, and both are classic Shadow. Free download for 24 hours". Get on this NOW!

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[video] Good BIZ "I'm Ready (Remix)"

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Hayling KeysOpenDoors

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Simple & plan: Hayling is ill. Dude has been playing the keys for a while, but this beat tape is him chopping Jazz samples and making beats. Reminds me of when I really got into Hip-Hop, you know? If you fuck with these, hit dude up. Artwork by Abdi Farah, who recently won Bravo's Work Of Art reality show.

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Skream "Mosh Bag" [radio rip]

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Skream "Mosh Bag [radio rip]": You should've seen me dropping a lot more radio shows from across the pond on RTD, as I've become enamored with the Kiss100 Dubstep Show with Crazy D & Hatcha. On their September 1st broadcast, I got introduced to this TOUGH slice of dubstep that was just ID'd as "Scream - Untitled - Dub"; I can't have that, LOL. I actually had lunch with DJ Nappy this past Friday and had it playing on the Berry, and he was like "I need this" and I told him I didn't know the name of it. He was like "how can this be?" and I explained the lack of details, but oddly enough, I found their September 8th broadcast, where this tune had an actual name! No word on when this drops, but when it does, I'm all over it. You ever used an old typewriter, where when you got to the end of the line, you had to push the top all the way to the left so you could start at the beginning of the next line? That what this feels like, to me. And hearing Crazy D hit that "yeeeeah!" around 38 seconds in, the first time I heard that!?!? I already had the proper screwface, so I imagine he was smelling it, too. Sick tune, yeah!?

MistaJam - Saturday Night Soundclash (9/11/2010)

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DeeDotMillz What I Learned From Summer Vacation

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Not too long after dropping The Title You Expected, the homey @DeeDotMillz has dropped a new mixtape to commemorate what he's picked up during this Summer. I have a mix that I need to figure out/finish for the Autumn, and oddly enough, it's all about sounds that I was either influenced by or picked up on this summer. ANYWAYS, this Detroit spitter combines lyrical skill with unadulterated aggression, wit and overall skill into this one, and breaks down a number of topics, from the inner turmoil within his town to the inner turmoil within himself. Awesome work, fam. This tape is sponsored by SIGNEDTOYOU and The Aberration.

1 Million Downloads - The Mixtape (Vol. 1)

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Australia's Mr. Grim hit me with this over the weekend; I'm not up on dude at all, but he's got a grip of tunes that are right up my alley, featurng cats like Junclassic, Mega Ran, Cyrano, Super Chron Flight Brothers, K. Murdock, J. Slikk and plenty more. Might have to roll one up before you delve into this one properly...

K. Sparks & Ritchcraft "Another Day"

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K. Sparks & Ritchcraft "Another Day": Here's the official single for K & Ritch's The Art Of Ritchmixing: A K. Sparks Adventure, which is "the epic tale of one mans journey (Ritchcraft's Journey) from remix mediocrity to remix supremacy. K. Sparks helps lead Ritchcraft to the promised land of remix supremacy with the countless acapella's he has so generously bestowed upon young Ritchcraft". This project drops on September 16th.

The Garden Variety Show (10/01/2010)

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A3C Festival (October 7th - 9th, 2010)

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Got-No-Sensitive: What “Sensitivity” Really Means

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Via Jay Smooth's new series with GIANTLife.

[video] Makeshift "Louder"

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If you dig this, grab that No Doze Vol. 2 Mixtape.

Suave The Ape COLOREDonly EP

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Here's Suave The Ape's most focused project, IMHO. Over beats from Apollo Brown, 14KT, Sugar Can Davis and more, Suave really comes into his own, with his lyrics and his flow. It's almost as if his other projects were exercises that were required for him to grow to the MC we hear here, and damnit I'm glad I got in on this movie when it first got going. Dude's that creative Jersey flavor that I hear all the time from my state's finest. Enjoy that Fall chill to this.

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The Dubstep Show On Kiss 100 (9/08/2010)

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Cali Swag District "Teach Me How To Dougie (Dev79 Remix)"

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Cali Swag District "Teach Me How To Dougie (Dev79 Remix)": Here's some fresh streetbass from Philly's own Seclusiasis camp. Dev79 takes the subs to the sewer on this one - nice and murky, with the proper amount of dubstep cum Club beats in the mix. Drop this one around 1AM and watch the ladies go into a frenzy, trust.

Shy FX "Raver" [radio rip]

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Shy FX ft. Kano, Donae’o & Roses Gabor "Raver [radio rip]": So, during my boatload of travels back and forth today, I finally got a chance to check out MistaJam's Saturday Night Soundclash from Sept. 4th, and what first tripped me out was Jam's History of Shy FX mix - see, I remember first hearing "Original Nuttah" and how devastating that bass is, and loved his early stuff, but growing up, and seeing Shy maintain the Soul and pure Jungle aesthetic inside of his tracks, especially when he first created Digital Soundboy (the sounds of cuts like "Everyday", "Plastic Soul" and his "Between The Sheets" re-rub) - it's what gets me going to this day, and with Jam dropping "Raver", I got that vibe I first felt when I heard "Everyday". Kano sounds great on this, bigging up the carefree days when mans first got tuned in to the raves, blowing horns, taking in the whole atmosphere. Not sure when Shy's next album is dropping, but I need the full version of this NOW! So good.

There are a lot of artists who get brought up when someone asks "who should I throw on to get my friends into Drum & Bass?"; my choice is Shy FX.

RTD Playlist (Week of 9/10/2010)

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Finally winding down...

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And here's a new video from Maino entitled "The Brooklyn Way":



Enjoy the weekend - I'll be gone for most of Saturday evening until Sunday afternoon. Be easy. Shouts to those who know.

Trenton2Nite (9/10/2010)

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Maybe you'll see me out there?

[video] John Legend & The Roots "Little Ghetto Boy"

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[video] E-40 ft. Too $hort "Bitch"

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[video] Public Emeny "Say It Like It Really Is"

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Lil' Jon & The Eastside Boyz ft. Lil' Scrappy vs. DJ Fresh "What U Gon Do (DJ Nappy THUGSTEP Refix)"

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Lil' Jon & The Eastside Boyz ft. Lil' Scrappy vs. DJ Fresh "What U Gon Do (DJ Nappy THUGSTEP Refix)": Yes, we definitely just previewed a handful of THUGSTEP refixed from Nappy, but the god had an itchy trigger finger, and asked that I unleash this heavyweight anthem. The Lil' Jon track is older, but doesn't it fit PERFECT with this infectious dubstep tune from Fresh's latest album, Kryptonite!?!?! Odd thing is, I got word today that "Fight" will be on the forthcoming "Talkbox" single on Breakbeat Kaos, so this is without a doubt a great tune to add to your DJ bins for the early Fall. Love the juxtaposition as well - Jon and Scrappy are talking to the cats who aren't really trying to fight when some shit goes down in the club, but the track is imploring you to FIGHT THEM MUFUCKAS! Tough tune, but you knew that, no?

Botchamania 149

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Generation Next Presents... The ILLZ (Ep. 2)

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[video] Black EL x Durkin "¢hutes & £adders"

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previous Black EL x Durkin Color Commentary

FuseBox Radio (Week Of September 8th, 2010)

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D1 Drops 15 Free Tunes

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D1 drops sick dubstep tracks. Today he leaked 15 free tunes, including a remix of Benga's "Crunked Up". I saw sites uploading yousendit links or individual MP3s to their own servers, but I figured, why not .zip the lot of 'em and upload them to Megaupload? NOTE: These are all 320kbps MP3s, so the file is ~202MB.

DOWNLOAD 15 Free D1 Tunes [shouts to You Dun Know]

[video] Maino On World Of Jenks

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Kind of pissed I missed this; I was trying to see that!

MRK1 - September 2010 Mix

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Tef Poe "Respect My Mind"

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Tef Poe "Respect My Mind": Poebama will be touching down at the Funeral Fresh concert alongside William H. and Indiana Rome, so he wanted to drop a special freestyle for this. He's still working on the War Machine project, which will be brought to you by ThisIs50 and RTD (yes, seriously), so be on the lookout for that. In the mean time, fucks with this one.

[video] J-Love ft. Meyhem Lauren "Contraband"

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Shouts to Dallas Penn for this. He is cooler than you.

Purpose Better Than Your Album: Untagged & Reloaded

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Better Than Your Album dropped about a month ago, and early on OneThree Music's Mal Moe let me know that Purpose planned on dropping an untagged version. This edition is special, though, as he not only removed the tags, but he also included four bonus cuts! This is essentially a free album prelude to the Tragic Allies release... unless the other Allies drop something! Presented by Kevin Nottingham, Refined Hype, YNotMyDream and RockTheDub, enjoy.

The Experimental Show (09/09/2010)

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For the last time, in this life, Mary Anne Hobbs helms her Experimental Show, with a special guest mix from Kode9 & Burial. Great send-off, if you ask me. Hopefully Benji B can keep this thing moving when he takes the helm on October 14th. And check out a farewell message from MAH via her website. EDIT Added tracklist for the Kode9/Burial mix, via Kode9's twitter.

Art Of MCing (9/16/2010)

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[video] M-Dot "Remorseless" / "I'm ILL Russell"

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[video] Waka Flocka "No Hands"

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Featuring Wale & Roscoe Dash:

[video] Nivea "Stronger Than Pride"

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Blasphemy, no?

[video] Purpose ft. Estee Nak "Murda Paragraphs"

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Good BIZ "U Do U"

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Good Biz "U Do U": The Good Biz Music Company keeps their foot on the industry's neck with the next installment of their New Music Month, this time with that slick guitar-driven PM funk. I'm not jiggy at all, but if I wanted to get into that zone before going out on the town, I'd throw this one on and get right.

Outside of this, the "(Feelin' Me Like) Braille" single is now on iTunes, and the video for GDBZ' "I'm Ready" remix should be dropping tomorrow. I'll keep you posted on all things GDBZ.

Von Pea "Boombox"

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Von Pea "Boombox" (prod. by AEON): Next leak from Pea's Gotta Have It, from Von Pea and AEON Rush & Rick Rubin. Shit is slick - makes me wish I had one of those expensive ghettoblasters in my possession so I could blast this on the move. Or at least a Walkman.

Pea's Gotta Have It, October 12th.

[video] Freddie Gibbs "Oil Money"

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Featuring Chuck Inglish, Chip Tha Ripper, Bun B & Dan Auerbach:

Kyle Rapps "Love, Love" Remix Contest

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Attention Producers!! Akademiks & Diamond Music Group have joined forces for the launch of Kyle Rapp's "Love, Love" Remix Contest, featuring Homeboy Sandman & the legendary KRS-One! Submit your remix no later than Monday, September 20th for a chance to have your remixed featured on the official iTunes release of "Love, Love", along with the original version produced by Analogic. The prize package includes clothing courtesy of Akademiks as well as a digital distribution imprint courtesy of Diamond Music Group. Click on the 'Remix Contest Assets' link below to download the files & instructions. Producers, be sure to include your email address in the comment field of the iTunes info panel. Send all questions/concerns to matt [@] coalminerecords.com. Good Luck!!

[video] Señor Kaos "One Music Fest Freestyle"

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Hype Men Episode 3: Bobby Moynihan

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Hype Men, the podcast that brings hip-hop and comedy together - kinda like this Soulja Boy-Fabolous-50 Cent situation - welcomes Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan for Episode 3!

Live and in studio, Bobby hears Kanye West’s SNL diss from Power for the first time!

Bobby, @ItsTheReal and @JensenClan88 also discuss LOST + meeting Jay-Z in a leotard + turning on Biggie + solving chubby beef + Ass Dan and the Gathering of the Juggalos + Betty White and Don Rickles + Justin Timberlake + Mona from Who’s The Boss? + more!

DOWNLOAD Hype Men Episode 3: Bobby Moynihan [via Hype Men]

Divine Minds & SoulKlap Give Up The Sticks

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Interesting project from Divine Minds & SoulKlap about keeping the mentality of carefree rugrats in a world where you're doing nothing but growing up, hosted by Mick Boogie & Terry Urban (with some dope artwork by Madelyn Lee): "Give Up the Sticks is a video game tribute project. Divine Minds and SoulKlap take it back to the days when your imagination was allowed to run wild, and the day's main objective was to beat the boss on the next level. The production on Give Up the Sticks was inspired by a wide range of video game soundtracks such as Galaga, Kirby, Mario Bros., Track & Field, etc. James John of Divine Minds, SoulKlap and a several guest MCs let their creativity flow over this fresh production, while taking us on a journey through the life of a gamer. Relax yourself, let your conscience be free, and enjoy...".

J-Rell UNtitled Noise

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Chitown producer J-Rell drops 20 instrumentals to show you how he does things. But if you follow dope Hip-Hop producers, his name should already be on your radar.

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[video] Tone Tank & Scott Thorough "Chip On Your Shoulder"

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"The only thing I feel closer to is being older..."; that's real shit.

MistaJam - Saturday Night Soundclash (9/04/2010)

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This is a pretty dope show from MistaJam that includes a "History of Shy FX" mix, as well as some of the freshest in dubstep, DnB and other genres. Perfectly varied.

DOWNLOAD MistaJam - Saturday Night Soundclash (9/04/2010) [via QRIP]

The 54 Reality Show Tape Interactive Player

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We're debuting our interactive YouTube player for our latest release The 54 Reality Show Tape. We've noticed that people love listening to music on YouTube as much as they do watching videos. We put the album up, and made it so that all you have to do is hit the F. FWD & Rewind buttons to switch to the next track. Also, if you hit the EJECT button it will take you to bonus footage from our album release party. Thanks to the fam The Honest Ape for the inspiration on setting up this player.

STS, Wrekonize, J.Nic$ & Ya Boi Chad "The Rising"

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STS, Wrekonize, J.Nic$ & Ya Boi Chad "The Rising" (prod. by Numonics): After the hype of "Last Time", the entire bill from the South FL The Rising monthly touches down on this cypher track. Nothing but tough tough spittery, over a sick track from the Numonics. Sounds like a super problem: "Continuing in The Rising music series, STS pairs up with his fellow performers (Wrekonize, J.Nic$ and Ya Boi Chad) to do a new record to commemorate their upcoming September 9th performance at Transit Lounge in Miami. Backed by a gritty beat by one of The Rising’s curators, Numonics, each MC drops an exclusive verse showing exactly what it means to be a part of “The Rising”. Make sure to come out September 9th (Transit Lounge, Miami) to check out live performances from STS w/ Ketchy Shuby, Wrekonize, J.Nic$ and Ya Boi Chad! “The Rising” is presented by Last Rights, 2dopeboyz, C9 and Pyramid Builders. More information can be found at TheRisingLive.com".

Fireside Chat: Herbie Hancock (09/2010)

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Gray Cardi "My Name Is Gray Cardi"

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Gray Cardi "My Name Is Gray Cardi": Here's some South Jersey spit for you guys. This is the sound of cats having drive and making moves. Dude creates whirlwinds with the pen, and this beat is just as bombastic as his boasts. Be on the lookout for the kid!

Junclassic "Get It"

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Junclassic "Get It": The first leak from Jun's Mornings Was Hash Browns tape dropped last week, and now we bring an even brighter banger, alongside some more info on the project. Producers like Kid Hum, J Slikk, IV, Belief and others have worked with Jun over the last decade, and you get to hear many of those bangers on this project, as well as Jun jacking beats and dismantling them. Alongside Classified Recordings, Mornings Was Has Browns will be presented by HipHopGame, Kevin Nottingham and RTD. Don't forget, this drops on 9/14/2010, so be on the lookout for this!

[video] Das Racist "Who's That? Brooown!"

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[video] Ne-Yo "One In A Million"

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[video] Trey Songz "Can't Be Friends"

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Skyzoo & !llmind Present Tales From The Tape (EP1)

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[video] BP & ODDS At Fat Beats LA

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The Paxtons The Manhattan Project

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Good to hear that new music out there! Been a minute since The Paxtons garnered a grip of exposure for Work, and on this new project, The Manhattan Project, these two expound on a few things... "Hip Hop was built on a foundation of double meanings. While the title of The Paxtons’ new mixtape, The Manhattan Project, is an obvious reference to their relocation to NYC and adoption of the New York state-of-mind, there is a deeper inspiration driving the mixtape.

The Manhattan Project is also the codename for a WWII project whose mission was to develop the first atomic bomb. In musical terms, The Paxtons are taking the same approach by building a mixtape that is set to annihilate the competition with lyrics and production that clearly show an unseen hunger and level of progression and creativity from the Chicago-bred MC and production team". Enjoy that.

Eli Porter & Lil' Jon "U Don't Like Me (E-Dolla Mix)"

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Eli Porter & Lil' Jon "U Don't Like Me (E-Dolla Mix)": Never did I think that the world of THUGSTEP and the enigma Eli Porter would collide so amazingly. I dropped this track back in July, and have a project sorted out with the HOODLUM crew for it, but never did I even dream that the don, Eli Porter, would be touching down on this one. This is taken from his People's Champion mixtape, which is set to drop within the next month, with the People's Champion documentary dropping before Turkey Day 2010. Shouts to Walker Warren for sending this over; peep his interview with Refined Hype, speaking on the documentary.

I think I might shed a tear... I've been waiting for something like this to happen for YEARS!

Rickie Jacobs "Defense"

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Rickie Jacobs "Defense" (prod. by Nano): Air Jacobs is on the way, so its good to hear this bass-heavy space-hop. It sounds like something blasting out of that boombox in the cover. Great pairing of sounds, nahmean?

Via BuckMarleyXXX.

previous Rickie Jacobs ft. Rotimi "My Time"

Concréte Sound System – autechre.bÆts

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I fucked with IDM for a minute before I got into Autechre, but once I heard Tri Repetae++, I found one of my favorite albums, ever. Their blend of dub, the best forms of "intelligent dance music" and just the overall feel of the project had me hooked. Concréte Sound System, aka Luta's new live project, has sorted out a dope Autechre tribute mix, essentially: "In the coming years the importance of the 90′s era IDM will become more and more relevant to the music of today. Then like now were a bunch of artists unaffected by trends and fashions, freed from the typical concepts of musical success to work within the realm of technology based music in means few before had ever explored. Today many of the sounds which they uncovered have become the catalyst for genres, trends and fashions. Making it my prediction that as those genres, trends and fashions consume themselves it will be the aesthetic as much as the music which proves to be the legacy of the era.

Picking out one artist to represent any era of music is fundamentally impossible to do objectively. So make no mistake that the choice of Autechre here is quite the subjective one. Perhaps the most influential artists upon my own work it was a pleasure going through their massive catalog to pull together this mix. bÆts is a collection which aims to show that the two perhaps better known for their ambient and melodic work can throw down block rocking beats with the rest of them. Of course since we’re talking Autechre nothing is quite straight forward, but be clear it makes for one helluva ride.

This mix also inaugurates my new live set Concréte Sound System (CSS). Like the mix itself you can expect the future of CSS to be breathtakingly relentless". Shouts to Elucid for hipping me to this.

DOWNLOAD Concréte Sound System – autechre.bÆts

[video] hasHBrown "I'm Beamin'"

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Bonus Beats hasHBrown "I'm Beamin'"

[video] Gucci Mane ft. Swizz Beatz "It's Gucci Time"

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[video] The Section "Bullshittin'"

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[preview] The Art Of Ritchmixing: A K. Sparks Adventure

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Ritchcraft and K. Sparks' The Art Of Ritchmixing: A K. Sparks Adventure drops on September 16th.

Praverb The Gospel Is Free 2: The Rebirth

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The homey Praverb rises from the ashes like a phoenix and brings forth the second installment of his The Gospel Is Free series, this time trading verses with Nametag, Blame One and others over a sick assortment of beats. Kick up your feet and get the good word with this one right chea.

DOWNLOAD Praverb The Gospel Is Free 2: The Rebirth
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[video] MiLKMEN ft. Dutch NewYork "I'm iLL (Remix)"

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Vanilla Dutch mixtape is on the way!

[video] Muja Messiah "Gary Coleman"

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Thelonious Martin The Love Project

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Via Thelonious Martin: "No matter the time of year or date there is nothing wrong with a little bit of love. So with that said here is a short beat tape to give your heart and ears a smile".