Brother Ali “Forrest Whitaker”

Pure Minneapolisssss bliss from via Brother Ali. Reliable sources tell me that the new Brother Ali is one of the years best, some of my best heads have been telling me all about it. Morgan from the Mirror told me its the top record in 2009 with Raekwon‘s new Cuban Linx pt. …

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Future Classics

Future Classics: Flying Lotus “Disco Balls”

New weirdo-spacey dopeness from LA’s Flying Lotus. The track is called Disco Balls and is on the new anniversary compilation celebrating Hyperdub’s 5 years in the game. For those who don’t know Hyperdub is one of the most influencial UK labels to come out in recent years. Focusing on dubstep, …

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Future Classic: Folk & Stress “Getting Busy”

Don’t know too much about Folk & Stress to be honest but i’m feeling this track. It brings me back to the mixtape era, and I mean, mix TAPE as in cassette! I keep expecting to hear CLUEEEEE!, NEW SHIT! or heuuum… EVIL DEE is on the mix come on …

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Future Classic: Fashawn “Life as a Shorty”

The return of the sun after a couple days of shitty weather gave me the inspiration for this pick… Listening to this track from FASHAWN on an EXILE produced beat takes me back… All of a sudden, i’m 13 years old again and all I have to do today is …

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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: 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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Dj Mixes

Mr. Guan – “5 Years of TLM mix”

Massive big up to Mr.Guan, all the way live from Vienna, Austria. He sent me a mix a while back… I loved it and so did a bunch of other people, its been getting lots and lots of downloads since (check it here). The mix starts nicely with a massive …

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Dj Mixes

Classic Mixes: Flying Lotus – Essential Mix / BBC Radio 1 (2008)

Download Flying Lotus aka Flylo Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 in 2008. Listen and download this classic set. Trippy Shit!

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Future Classic: Shawn Jackson “Feelin Jack”
Future Classics

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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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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Forgotten Treasure: Mos Def & Dj Honda “Travellin man”

Forgotten Treasure: Mos Def & Dj Honda “Travellin man”

“Meeemmmmories don’t live like people doooooo / They always remember you / Whether things are good or bad, its just the memories / Baby don’t forget me, I’m a travellin’ man…” True mid-school Hiphop gem from Mos Def & Dj Honda! Pure magic!

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