Black Milk - Album of the year
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Black Milk ft. Royce & Elzhi “Deadly Medley”

Brand new album from Black Milk, Detroit’s heir to the king of the beats throne vacated by sir Dilla. I gave it a first listen and thought i’d share my favorite track so far. It features fellow Motor City cats Royce da 5’9″ and Elzhi on the mic. The album …

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Narcycist - Hamdulillah
Future ClassicsMusic Documentaries
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: The Narcicyst ft. Shadia Mansour “Hamdulillah” Video

Check out The Narcicyst ft. Shadia Mansour “Hamdulillah” Video. Great video from the adopted Montreal MC.

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J Period + John Legend Mixtape - Wake up
Hip-Hop

J.Period “Our Generation” Ft. Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth

Mixtape wizard DJ J.Period comes at you once again with a blast from the past! Much had been said concerning the feud between legendary producer Pete Rock and his partner C.L. Smooth the past few years but with the re-issue of their 1992 album ”Mecca and the Soul Brother”, but …

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Pete Rock - Mecca And The Soul Brother Deluxe
Hip-Hop

“Mecca And The Soul Brother” Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe edition of the “Mecca and the Soul Brother” by Pete Rock and C.L Smooth. The 1992 gets a beauty treatment. Get the info here.

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Barbershop Emcee's
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Barber Shop Emcee’s “Music, Money & Women” (1999)

I was moving my records to my new place last weekend and I stumbled across that piece of wax that I found back in the day at Tabou Records (R.I.P) in Montreal on Ste-Catherine St. It was DJ Skeptik who introduced me to that track. When I found it in …

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Rubble Kings Movie Shane Nicholson
Music Documentaries
Hip-Hop

“Rubble Kings” movie : the birth of hip-hop culture

I’ve always loved documentaries, especially the ones where I can learn something. Here is one that reveals the history behind the birth of hip-hop culture. Produced by Shan Nicholson (http://shannicholson.com), Rubble Kings is a comprehensive documentation of the life of street gangs in the ghetto of New York City from …

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MIMS Lists
Hip-Hop

LEXIS presents “My Favorite Teenage Years’ Records”

Here are my 7 most influencial teenage years records. They aren’t the rarest or most obscure, but back then I didn’t care about that so much…!

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Hip-Hop

The Life and Encounters of Questlove

What does a genius drummer/producer do when he is bored? Questlove recounts his life and his encounters, it’s worth the detour. So much interesting peoples and stories ! A very good read. Follow this link to read Quest’s yarns : http://hypnagogics.com/questo/ It’s kind of on the same vibe as Charlie …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Juggaknots “Leon Phelps”

Another forgotten little nugget of that real hip-hop shit from the Juggaknots from NYC. Really simple but oh so effective beat from producer Breeze Brewin off the Use Your Confusion (2006) record. And hmmm, well the title refers to the genius Lady’s Man – Leon Phelps from very underrated SNL dude …

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Hip-Hop

Sevdee’s 7 most slept-on albums

Sevdee aka 7D is my former “THE BRIDGE Fridays” partner. I love to Dj with him but also just to chitty-chat about music. We started talking about over looked records and all this time, I was taking notes! #1 Cee-Lo Green – …And His Perfect Imperfections @Sevdee: The title says …

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Waahli from Nomadic Massive
Hip-Hop

Waahli (Nomadic Massive) x ATCQ’s “Vibes & Stuff”

Waahli from Montreal’s Nomadic Massive crew takes on the daunting challenge of doing a remix/cover of A Tribe Called Quest’s “Vibes and Stuff” (probably my favorite track from the “Low End Theory” album).

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