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Classic Mixes: J Rocc – Mix for Dublab (2006)

via Dublab: “J Rocc of Stones Throw Records uses the dublab turntables to explore the “golden era” of hip-hop landscape. He casually flips between chilled-out jazz, party funk, and booming J Dilla beats. If you can sp...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Brother Ali’s Conference at Chicago Ideas

Brother Ali’s Brilliant Conference at Chicago Ideas

I’m not going to spend a long time going into the many reasons why you need to watch this great mini-conference by Brother Ali, you’re just going to hit the play button as well you should! The best way to sum it up ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Guest Mix #19: DR. KWEST (Belgium)

Really nice hour long guest mix courtesy of Dr. Kwest all the way from Brussels, Belgium. Focusing on the worldwide beat scene you could say that the main thing found in this next hour is the head nod factor! Great to see some ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Fallacy and Fusion “The Groundbreaker” (2002)

Forgotten Treasure: Fallacy and Fusion “The Groundbreaker” (2002)

Anyone else remember this one? I suspect quite a few people do. It might be considered a bit of a London thing, but it did make it as far as the leafy lanes of rural Norfolk. I spent a good few years bumping this track on the s...
by Cal

 
 
Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract and The Dragon

Mixtape: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract and The Dragon

via Complex: It’s a moment that some hip-hop heads have fantasized about for more than 20 years. The long-awaited question to what, in fact, is the scenario. The ultimate “Oh My God.” A collaboration between t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Madlib – Rock Konducta

New Release: Madlib – Rock Konducta

via RAPPCATS.com: “Rock Konducta is the latest in Madlib’s instrumental “Beat Konducta” series, the producer’s raw hip-hop beat tapes brought to life. Previous titles include Movie Scenes and Beat Konducta in ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Flipout & Jay Swing “The Love Theory”

Mix of the Day: Flipout & Jay Swing “The Love Theory”

Vancouver hop-hop staples, Flipout and Jay Swing, take a creative plunge into the catalogue of their all-time fave hip-hop group(and mine), A Tribe Called Quest. A very fine-tuned foray that pays the utmost respect and homage t...
by DJ EVO

 
 
MIMS Talks with: DJ PLATURN (Oakland, US)

MIMS Talks with: DJ PLATURN (Oakland, US)

When he’s not providing the Bay Area with his broad spectrum of sounds, or curating his 45 Sessions brand, it’s a safe bet you’ll find DJ Platurn doing the back end work that makes him one of the finest disc j...
by DJ EVO

 
 
Dead Obies “Montreal $ud”

Future Classic: Dead Obies “Montreal $ud”

Only about a year ago Dead Obies was at its infancy; a collective of MC’s (SnailKid, O.GBear, JoRCA,YS McCan & 20some) spitting stream of consciousness rhymes over producer VNCE’s beats. They decided to throw together a...
by DJ Asma

 

 
A Tribe Called Quest “Midnight Marauders’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape” mixed by Chris Read

Mix of the Day: A Tribe Called Quest “Midnight Marauders’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape” mixed by Chris Read

via WHOSAMPLED: “This week saw the 20th Anniversary of another of hip hop’s most beloved LPs, A Tribe Called Quest’s much celebrated third album ‘Midnight Marauders’. In celebration, we’ve t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Roc Marciano “The Pimpire Strikes Back”

Roc Marciano “The Pimpire Strikes Back”

As we patiently wait for his upcoming LP called “Marci Beaucoup” Roc Marciano delivers a new mixtape, The Pimpire Strikes Back, with a slew of dope tracks with great production from Alchemist, Lord Finesse, Madlib, ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Action Bronson & Party Supplies “Blue Chips 2″ Mixtape

Action Bronson & Party Supplies “Blue Chips 2″ Mixtape

Here is Action Bronson & Party Supplies’ “Blue Chips 2″ mixtape. Based on how dope the first one was, we are very anxious to check this one out!
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)