A Tribe Called Quest “Midnight Marauders’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape” mixed by Chris Read
Mix Of The Day
Hip-Hop

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 teamed once again up with Wax Poetics to present an exclusive mixtape placing tracks from the album alongside original sample material used …

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Roc Marciano “The Pimpire Strikes Back”
Hip-Hop

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, Evidence, the Arch Druids and Marci himself! via Man Bites Dog: “Rapper, songwriter and producer …

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Action Bronson & Party Supplies “Blue Chips 2″ Mixtape
Hip-Hop

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!

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: AKUA x Black Milk “Puddles”

OkayPlayer and OkayAfrica launched an awesome project a few months back called the Player Xchange, which is a videos series where they link an African artist with an American artist to write and record an original song. I was already pretty excited about this series cause I think the idea …

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Hip-Hop Soul

Mix of the Day: HouseShoes “King James Version”

via Redefinition Records: “House Shoes presents The King James Version Chapter One: Verses One – Four (2LP, Black Vinyl Mixtape) Follow HouseShoes on Soundcloud: @houseshoes This is a lovingly and expertly constructed journey through the building blocks of Dilla’s beats – the dusty OG vinyl grooves that he sampled. From …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop Soul

Future Classic: Ohmega Watts “Pieces of a Dream”

The ever so talented Ohmega Watts, as of today, has dropped his newest album, “Pieces of a Dream” on the highly lauded indie label, Mellow Orange Music. After a thorough listening of the album, one can conclude that Mr. Watts maintains what we’ve all come to know of as his …

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Hip-Hop

Dudley Perkins “Foot Surgery” (prod. Kankick)

via MelloMusicGroup: “Dr. Stokley. So old school and still so cool. Holistic healer for the dark heart. Stimulator of the mind. Inoculating you with sharp darts. Old dirty record addict. Heads have been waiting 4 years for a new Dudley Perkins solo record – this Black Friday November 29th it …

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Video Digs
Beats Hip-Hop

“The Unseen” Documentary on Detroit Hip-Hop Producers

I’m stood in the middle of some sweatbox club on the Brighton seafront. On stage, three of Detroit’s finest are putting the finishing bars to Game Over by Dabrye. At the end of the track, DJ Dez cuts the music and Phat Kat steps past Elzhi to the front of …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Chuck Small “U Got Nothin’ Coming” (1989)

West Coast Hip-Hop, Compton; 1989. Perhaps the first names that came to your mind are: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Ice Cube, Eazy E, Compton’s Most wanted and stuff. But if you go further in your searching, then you’ll find treasures like this: “Compton Compilation – The Sound Control Mob” We …

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Hip-Hop

Mix of the Day: “The Best of Big Pun” mixed by Mr. Cee

Big Punisher was the complete MC. Lyrics, humour, imagery a great voice and an undeniable flow. He left us too soon but he has a legacy of bangers and ridiculous featurings which make for one of the strongest discographies in hip-hop. Brooklyn DJ Mr.Cee has put together a solid mix …

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Hip-Hop

Mix of the Day: SchmitzCutz “FuckYeahRealRap! #2″

Very nice mix by SchmitzCutz from Düsseldorf (Germany) for the Rap lover in you. “FuckYeahRealRap! #2″ contains dope remixes of 90′s classics combined with some new rap joints. From Jamal, Biggie, Mobb Deep and East Flatbush Project to Action Bronson, Dillan Cooper, Fresh Daily and The Astronomical Kid this 1h …

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Video Digs
Hip-Hop

Quasimoto “Catchin’ The Vibe”

via Stones Throw: “Quasimoto’s “Catchin’ the Vibe” was released on the album Yessir Whatever produced by Madlib. We set out to film the video for “Catchin’ the Vibe” in Quasimoto’s home town Lost Gates CA, but were denied filming permits. We were also denied permits for filming in Los Angeles County, possibly …

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