Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ladies First – Monie Love

Footage of Monie Love performing her verse from De La Soul’s timeless Native Tongues posse cut “Buddy” at this week’s NYC “Hip-Hop Gods” show.

Time To Party – Big Scoob / Kool DJ Red Alert

Footage of Video Music Box’s Ralph McDaniels at the recent joint birthday party in Brooklyn for Big Daddy Kane-affiliate Big Scoob and the legendary Kool DJ Red Alert.

Turn It Up! – Public Enemy

Footage of Public Enemy performing the 1988 classic “Bring The Noise” at NYC’s “Hip-Hop Gods” show.

Between The Lines – Bonz Malone

Boston’s Blackstonian Radio interview with infamous Hip-Hop journalist Bonz Malone discussing his early days in the writing game, old-school rap memories and his work on the brilliant 2004 documentary project “Hip-Hop Immortals: We Got Your Kids”.

How That Sound? – Dinco D

Footage of Leaders Of The New School member Dinco D dropping his verse from the classic Tribe / LONS posse cut “Scenario” at this week’s “Hip-Hop Gods” tour stop in NYC.

New Joint – C.A.S.H. / Tragedy Khadafi / Chinch 33

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C.A.S.H. ft. Tragedy Khadafi & Chinch 33 – “Special Forces” (CashCertifiedAssassinsOfHardcore.BandCamp.Com / 2012)

Lafayette Ave-produced track from the forthcoming D-Strong / Wildelux collabo EP dropping early 2013.

New Joint – Substantial

Substantial ft. Steph The Sapphic Songstress – “See Hear” (Mello Music Group / 2012)

The Baltimore artist takes a lyrical walk around his stomping grounds on this Algorythm-produced track from the album “Home Is Where The Art Is”.

New Joint – Sum

Sum – “Timeless” (SumKilla.Com / 2012)

Mellow Ski Beatz-produced track from the West Coast emcee’s new project “Dragon Vol. 1”.

New Joint – Cappadonna / Solomon Childs

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Cappadonna ft. Solomon Childs – “Rap Is Like Crack” (RBC Records / 2012)

The Wu representative teams-up with Solomon Childs of Ghostface’s Theodore Unit on this J. Glaze-produced track from his forthcoming album “Eyrth, Wynd & Fyre”.

Actual Facts Podcast #1 – Prozak Morris

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The crew responsible for the Actual Facts blog deliver the first in a series of new podcasts, with this initial blast being hosted by self-confessed jazz / Hip-Hop obsessive and West Coast-based deejay / producer Prozak Morris – click here for a head-nodding journey into sound.

New Joint – Chaundon / DJ Flash

Chaundon ft. DJ Flash – “Skyline” (Golden Era Music / 2012)

Taken from the album “The Jammington”.

New Joint – DJ Bazooka Joe / Uppanotch / Finsta Bundy

DJ Bazooka Joe ft. Uppanotch & Finsta Bundy – “Who You Know?” / “Killa Kid Times” (Mindbenda Recordings / 2012)

The Bronx-based producer travels from Queens to Brooklyn with this split-video from his album “The Slang Parade”.

The Boogie Mixtape Download – DJ Woody

The UK’s DJ Woody has teamed-up with Tokyo Dawn Records for this new mix of feel-good vibes – so if soulful 80s-style sounds, heavy synths and dancefloor-friendly basslines are your thing then get straight into the groove here.

K-Def Plays Breaks 2 Mix Download – K-Def

New Jersey’s finest K-Def digs in the crates and drops some funk-fuelled breaks for this latest mix – peep the flavour here.

Classic Recipes – Marley Marl

In the second episode of DubSpot’s “Classic Recipes” series, legendary producer Marley Marl breaks down the science behind how he produced the classic 1986 single “Eric B. Is President” for Eric B & Rakim.

New Joint – Verb T

Verb T – “Where You Find Me” (High-Focus.Com / 2012)

Amusing visuals for this Pete Cannon-produced track from the UK emcee’s recent album “The Morning Process”.

New Joint – Mega Trife & Nonsense

Mega Trife & Nonsense – “Brockton Business” (MegaTrifeAndNonsense.BandCamp.Com / 2012)

Taken from the East Coast duo’s new album “Full Circle”.


New Joint – ILL-Legitimate

ILL-Legitimate – “Report Time” (ILL-Legitimate.Com / 2012)

Anonymouz, Sythe and Azrael handle lyrical duties on this brilliantly understated cut from the Canadian crew’s forthcoming project “ILL-Legitimate: The Album”.

New Joint – AWAR

AWAR – “Keep Risin'” (Lions Pride / 2012)

Nottz-produced track from the album “The Laws Of Nature”.

Back To Cause Mayhem – MCM

Footage of Caveman’s MCM performing at last weekend’s UK Hip-Hop Honours event in West London.