Future Classics

Future Classic: Zansika “Never Change”

I’ve been sitting on this track for a little while now. I’ve been talking to ZANSIKA from London for a bit and i’ve been keeping a close eye on her productions and features. She’s as dope on a R&B jam like “Never Change” as she is on more uptempo stuff …

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Future Classic: Nosaj Thing “1685/Bach”

I’ll be (trying) hooking you up with one selection a day. Anything ranging from next level stuff like this track from LA’s NOSAJ THING to jazz, reggae, forgotten oddities and so on…

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Soul

Future Classic: Nathaniel (Aloe Blacc) “La la la”

Officially, new best “Bump & Grind” song ever! (or close to) I was doing my weekly rounds of the dope blogs out there and one of my first stops was Moovmnt.com from the Netherlands; always a must for dope next level niceness. My mans uncovered some early Aloe Blacc tracks, …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Dela “Changes of Atmosphere”

I first heard of Dela from the Fatbeats, NYC and the UndergroundHipHop.com stores which I frequently check for new stuff. He had 5 songs in the top 10 of UHH so I figured it was worth a listen… damn, was it. After telling my friday night Blizzarts compadre Sevdee about …

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Future Classic: Gagle “Big Bang Theory” (2006)

Just sending out some positive vibes to all of Japan and the few friends I have there. Sending warm thoughts to all of you good peoples. Here is one of my favorite Japanese hip-hop tracks. Gagle is a super dope band backed by production from the awesome Dj Mitsu.

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Q-Tip, Raekwon, Busta & Lil’ Wayne “Renaissance Rap”

QTip, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon and Lil’Wayne bring back the grand old tradition of the possee track! Heard this yesterday for the first time and i’m on listen #23 already. This is another reason why the “internet era” can be so empowering for music. 10 years ago you would have had …

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Future Classic: Shawn Jackson “Feelin Jack”
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Shawn Jackson “Feelin Jack”

Shawn Jackson is another new Cali guy that is further proof that it’s one of the most exciting Indie scenes worldwide: Blu, Exile, Flying Lotus, and so on… Big up to my mans Scott C for bringing this guy to my ears’ as well as dropping some of his tracks …

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Soul

Future Classic: Amy Winehouse “Ska EP”

Brand new EP from Miss Amy paying tribute to some of Ska legends. 4 covers on this lovely 7″ inch including versions of The Specials, Toots & the Maytals and this timeless Sam Cooke classic. Check it!

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Flying Lotus + Lil’ Wayne “Robo-Tussin”

It’s official. Flying Lotus is a beast. The LA producer  made heads turn in 2006 with “1983” on Plug Research and confirmed his status of new king of the beats with this years’ “Los Angeles” out on the mighty Warp imprint. Robotussin is taken from an unofficial EP called “Shhhhh” …

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