Monthly Archives: February 2012
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth – They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
As the top comment on Youtube currently says, “It’s like a Stairway to Heaven of hip-hop”. Couldn’t have said it better myself, one of the best hip hop songs ever made.
Talib Kweli – Distractions
Figure this is a good follow up to yesterday’s post. Really digging this song, the production by Oh No is especially great. Very happy to see Mos/Talib take more production from Madlib/Oh No. Mos had 4 songs produced from their … Continue reading
Yasiin Bey – Niggas In Poorest
Fantastic video for Bey’s “Niggas in Poorest” that was released a few days ago. While I don’t think it’s necessarily a diss song on Kanye & Jay-Z’s version as some folks are seeing it, I definitely think it’s a strong … Continue reading
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas – Take A Look
A favorite of mine from the excellent Madlib Motown Mix.
Sweet Home Chicago ft President Obama
Whether or not you agree with his politics, you have to admit Obama is one of the coolest presidents we have ever had. He can shoot 3 pointers with ease, sing some Al Green, and even help fire a marshmallow … Continue reading
Who is MF DOOM?
I’m sure there are a lot of you who know about DOOM already, but I still run into a lot of folks who haven’t heard of the man in the mask before. My buddy wrote a great article over at … Continue reading
Parov Stelar – Chambermaid Swing
[vimeo 36768371 w=580 h=326] I was busy with PDXLAN this weekend which is why I haven’t had the chance to post anything for the last couple of days. Here’s a cool video that I saw on Kotaku tonight, really like … Continue reading
Turntable.fm – Hip Hop : Shaolin Temple
Click the image above to check out the room! I’ve been a Turntable user since around the time the site started up earlier last year and over the last week or two I’ve started to get back into the site … Continue reading
Homeboy Sandman – The Good Sun
TRACK – TRACK The day or two after writing my last post about Homeboy Sandman, I decided to go ahead and grab a copy of The Good Sun. I’m certainly glad that I did, as it has been playing almost nonstop … Continue reading
Sound Providers – Set It Off
Some more good vibes. I’ve been listening to the Sound Providers since discovering their music on Pandora a while back, have been a big fan of their stuff since then. Their songs are typically upbeat and the production is always … Continue reading