AdnanaSun
Guest Mix
Hip-Hop

Guest Mix #48: ADNANA SUN (Bucharest, On The Vibe Side)

Adnana Sun is a Bucharest, Romania based DJ and Radio Show Host. Born (Peia Alexandra) in June of 1988, Adnana grew up in the Resita area where electronic music festivals are often held. As a young girl she had always been in search of great new music on formats ranging …

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Hip-Hop

Rakim the microphone soloist (The post Eric B era)

There is no doubt Rakim is a living legend. I will never forget when my older sister dubbed Paid in Full on cassette for me or when I bought my first issue of The Source magazine. The special issue #100 listed the 100 best MCs of all time and The …

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Mix Of The Day
Hip-Hop

Mix of the Day: Adnana Sun & Anna Piranty “Bringin Flavaz”

via Adnana Sun & Anna Piranty Bringin Flavaz is the first joint mix by Adnana Sun & Anna Piranty. Reaching across Europe from Romania to England, the two hip hop heads combine to reminisce on 90s boom bap as well as more recent classics. Bringing Flavaz, with cover art by …

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Hip-Hop

Video: Joey Bada$$ “Like Me” ft. BJ the Chicago Kid

Directed by Nathan R. Smith (@nathan_rsmith) and Joey Bada$$ Visuals by GDBYM: http://www.gdbym.com Produced by J Dilla, Co production by the Roots (@TheRoots) Joey Bada$$’ debut album, “B4.DA.$$”, Out Now & Available Everywhere! iTunes: http://po.st/b4damoney Amazon: http://amzn.to/17bOJo9 Google Play: http://bit.ly/1Behk8P Stream “B4.DA.$$” on Spotify: http://spoti.fi/1yldNTM   “Like Me” Live on …

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Video Digs
Hip-Hop

Run The Jewels release video for “Lie, Cheat, Steal”

Brand new video to go along with one of our favourite cuts “Lie, Cheat, Steal” from one of our favourite albums (Run the Jewels 2) of 2014 hands down. Directed by Ruffmercy.

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Gadgets & Stuff
Hip-Hop

Rap Playing Cards – by Mynority Classics

via TurntableLab: “A great Christmas gift for the Hip Hop head that has everything. Japanese illustrator Sayori Wada teamed up with Mynority Classics to create these incredible playing cards featuring your favorite Hip Hop icons re-imagined in illustrated form.” SAYORI WADA A painter, born and raised in Japan, currently based …

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Mix Of The Day
Hip-Hop

Mix of the Day: Phillie P “Memphis Mix” (90’s Cassette Rips)

Brand new mix from Belgrade, Serbia’s PHILLIE P. Definitely a late entry for one of our favorite mixes of 2014. Phillie P is a good homie of mine and when I saw him over the summer at a festival we were both playing at he told me about this idea of …

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Biggie
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Notorious B.I.G “Everyday Struggle” (1994) + Samples

Declaring any Biggie track to be a forgotten treasure is a delicate statement. Yet, this powerfully delivered storytelling rap full of personal despair is an underrated album-only track from his classic debut Ready to Die. Furthermore, many aspects, from the production to the sampling, have truly been forgotten and overlooked …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: JuJu Rogers “Hungry” (Production by Bluestaeb)

It’s incredible how much free quality music we have access to these days. Case in point, the new compilation on Jakarta records titled “Summer in Jakarta“. The project is full of goodies by great artists like Ta-Ku, Suff Daddy or IAMNOBODI. But my favorite track comes from an emcee I …

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Interviews
Hip-Hop Soul

DJ NU-MARK – in 10 Records

As a veteran in the west coast underground scene, taste maker DJ and a member of the beloved hip hop group Jurassic 5, DJ Nu-Mark needs no introduction. “Uncle Nu” is one of the most inspiring and one of our favourite DJ’s around. To celebrate the release of his new …

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Mix Of The Day
Hip-Hop

Mix of the Day: DJ Nu-Mark & Slimkid3 “Tre’d Mark Mix” + T-shirt

via 101 Apparel: “In an age of slammin’ superhero crossovers, get ready for a Hip-Hop team-up to beat them all: Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark! With the Delicious Vinyl release of their album-length eponymous collaboration, the legendary Pharcyde MC and Jurassic 5 DJ/producer have created a soulful Hip-Hop soundtrack for the …

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Forgotten Treasure: Slick Rick “Mistakes Of A Woman”
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Slick Rick “Mistakes Of A Woman” (1991)

Slick Rick is often recognized as the greatest hip-hop storyteller, with his instantly recognizable laid-back flow and British accent. Much like Q-Tip, Bahamadia, Butterfly from Digable Planets, I could listen to Slick rap the phone book. Originally from South Wimbledon, England, Slick Rick moved with his family to The Bronx in …

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