Monthly Archives: February 2014

New Joint – True Masterz

True Masterz – “Angelz & Demonz” (TrueMasterz.Com / 2014)

West Coast duo JMega The God and MighGawd drop some atmospheric visuals for this rugged track from their new project “High Explosives Vol. 1”.

Table Talk – DJ Rob Swift / DJ Cash Money

Footage of NYC-based turntable titan Rob Swift interviewing Philly’s legendary Cash Money this week in order to introduce the ‘transformer’ technique to his class at the Scratch DJ Academy.

New Joint – JB!! aka Dirty Moses / J-Live

JB!! aka Dirty Moses ft. J-Live – “Overstand” (@JSTBCZ / 2014)

Nomics-produced track taken from the Albany, New York emcee’s recent album “DEADication”.

Check The Resume – Insane Macbeth

UK Hip-Hop veteran Insane Macbeth discusses his past production credits and plans for 2014.

New Joint – Marchitect

Marchitect – “Where I’m Going” (@Marchitect / 2014)

Smoothed-out vibes from the 49ers member’s solo album “Marc: My Words”.

New Joint – Manage / eMCeeKilla

Manage ft. eMCeeKilla – “Final Curtain” (@Manage79 / 2014)

Taken from the UK emcee’s new project “The Memory Hole”.

New Joint – Ti2bs / Propane / Huntizzy

Ti2bs ft. Propane & Huntizzy – “Kings & Queens” (@Ti2bs / 2014)

Heartfelt verses from the North London lyricists on this soulful Show N Prove-produced track.

New Joint – Shamus / Flu / Freqnik & WDRE

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Shamus ft. Flu – “Tight Team – Freqnik & WDRE Remix” (FreqnikWDRE.BandCamp.Com / 2014)

The New York-based production duo put their dusty fingers all over this 1997 underground favourite for their “Tribute To The 90s” series.

Trouble In The Neighborhood (Episode 2) – Rapper Big Pooh / Roc C

West Coast emcee Roc C and former Little Brother lyricist Big Pooh discuss their upcoming album “Trouble In The Neighborhood”.

The Memory Hole Mixtape Download – Manage

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Caxton Press member and veteran UK emcee Manage has teamed-up with the mighty Boom Bap Professionals label to drop this Downstroke-helmed compilation of previously-unreleased tracks featuring Efeks, Reveal, Iron Braydz and more – download here.

Roy Ayers Tribute Mix – Pete Rock

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The Chocolate Boy Wonder takes the opportunity to combine Black History Month with a tribute to the legendary Roy Ayers, mixing timeless classics from the jazz icon with the Hip-Hop tracks that have sampled them from the likes of Kurious, X-Clan and A Tribe Called Quest – listen here.

Everything’s Awesome Album Sampler – Vanderslice

Purveyor of hardcore beats Vanderslice offers a short preview of his forthcoming album “Everything’s Awesome” featuring Apathy, Evidence, Celph Titled and more.

New Joint – Union Blak / K9

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Union Blak ft. K9 – “Brutal” (Effiscienz.Com / 2014)

Taken from the UK / US duo’s album “Union Blak Friday”.

New Joint – Born Allah

Born Allah – “F.Y.F.R. 2” (@LABornAllah / 2014)

The West Coast emcee makes his feelings about the current rap game known in no uncertain terms on this JayDankWorth-produced track.

The Departure (Side One) Album Download – Yasiin Gaye / Amerigo Gazaway

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As the man behind projects such as “Fela Soul” and “Bizarre Tribe”, Nashville’s Amerio Gazaway is no stranger to inspired ideas, but this Mos Def / Marvin Gaye combo might just be his crowning achievement – listen here.

New Joint – MindsOne & Kev Brown

MindsOne & Kev Brown – “Equinox” (IllAdrenalineRecords.Com / 2014)

Intricate lyricism and boom-bap beats from the forthcoming EP “Pillars”.

New Joint – Parallax

Parallax – “Hip-Hop Philosophy” (@Parallax_UK / 2014)

Horn-laced Sam Zircon-produced head-nodder from the UK emcee’s forthcoming EP “Depth Perception”.

New Joint – J. Keys

J. Keys – “Diggin’ In The Crates For Love” (@JKeysMusic / 2014)

The Detroit-raised emcee pays homage to some old-school female favourites including Antoinette, Roxanne Shante and MC Lyte over a DJ Premier instrumental for his mix-tape project “KeymoTherapy”.

No Ideas Original Radio Stream – DJ Enyoutee / Joe Gibbs / Bey Battery / Dialect

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Latest edition of NY’s No Ideas Original radio show with music from Melanin 9, Group Home and Common plus a studio appearance from Australian emcee Dialect – listen here.