Monday, February 28, 2011

Chip Tha Ripper - Gift Raps

It's finally here... the mixtape that we all have been waiting for. Chip Tha Ripp and Chuck Inglish have teamed up to bring you this creative masterpiece called Gift Raps. Shout out to the good people over at illroots.com for bringing this project together. You can download it HERE and check out the track list after the jump.

Saigon - Color Purple

Classic Saigon track finally get's it's visuals. Check out the video for Color Purple after the jump.

Nice & Smooth - No Delayin'


This is dope... a classic track from legendary Nice & Smooth that has been reborn through this brand new video.

The Roots ft. Musiq Soulchild - Break You Off



I know it's not Sunday Throw Back (I don't think) - but I couldn't help myself. This goes out to YOU...

Warm Brew ft. Hugh The MC - Oh Baby

Warm Brew joins forces with Hugh The MC to bring you this new joint "Oh Baby". West Coast stand up!

DJ M-Rock - The Best of Kanye West

Toronto's Dj M-Rock just released a comprehensive collection of Kanye West tracks in this new project titled "The Best of Kanye West". With 68 tracks cleverly mixed together from Kanye's solo catalog. This mixtape is sure to please. You can love him or hate him, but you can't deny that Kanye is a beast when it comes to his music. This  is a must get for any Kanye Fan.
Download HERE and check out the track list after the jump.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

e.d.g.e - Citylife

If you know about Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, then this descriptive freeverse will paint a picture you're already familiar with.

Living Legends - Never Fallin


I know this isn't too far back, but it's still classic to me.

Jurassic 5 - Quality Control


Come on now... don't tell me this one doesn't take you back! Shits so good... it makes you wanna slap yo momma!!

Beatnuts- Watch Out Now


No words necessary.

2pac - Pain



In honor of the broken hip I received this weekend skateboarding in HaRuce's basement...

Special Ed - I'm The Magnificent


Super dope song with awesome dance moves. Let's get the Sunday movin!!

Puff Daddy ft. Notorious B.I.G & Busta Rhymes - Victory


I don't care what you say... this shit is epic.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Ryebread & Black Lung - Blackbread2


Ryebread + Black Lung + Lyrics x Video Camera - bullshit + Hip Hop = Blackbread2

J.Cole - Nothing Like It

New J.Cole

Friday, February 25, 2011

Dr. Dre ft. Eminem & Skyar Grey - I Need A Doctor


Ok... so Detox is starting to actually be real. It's almost like we are seeing a unicorn walking toward us from the distance. Hard to believe... I know. This is the first video off of the album and I am going to take the stand of "It's Dope". I know a lot of people are picking this video, song, and the whole detox project apart. I have caught myself doing that from time to time too. However... If you truly take a step back and look at the product that Dre is putting out... it is pretty fucking amazing. But... it is what it is and everyone will be blurred from all the hype and set there standards way too high expecting that the real Jesus Christ will actually be making a cameo in the video, walking on water, making ciroc out of Kool Aid, and breaking bread with Snoop and the gang... anything less will be a big FAIL. I know that's what you are all thinking and it's understandable. Well, I think it's still the same ole Dre and he is making even better music these days. I guess the moral of the story is that everyone just needs to do themselves a favor and let this whole detox thing breathe. It will be a better experience for everyone. The End.

Day In The Life: Mod Sun


Minnesota native Mod Sun takes us on a brief tour of where it all began, beginning with a sneak peek at his childhood bedroom in Bloomington. It’s not all smooth sailing, though: he gets in a fender-bender before he even leaves the driveway.

Childish Gambino - Freaks And Geeks


Dope.

Phil Ade - Get Wicked


Phil Ade goes in on Ice Cubes classic track "Wicked". This is one of my favorite beats of all time. Great concept for the video.

Check out the original Wicked video from Ice Cube after the jump.

Danami - Love Don't Pay My Bills

Danami drops this new track today just to tell all those fine ass gold diggers what's up. This track has one of the beats that gives you the "feel goods". Check it out.

Numbers ft. Mr. Miranda - Machine Gun Spittin

This is a new joint from PHX spitters, Numbers and Mr. Miranda

Das Racist (Nite Club vs The Little Star Dweller Mix) - "Hahahaha Jk?"



Not mad one bit...this is fresh!!

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Trebles and Blues - "The Blue Note" Album Intro Video (03.01.11)



Looking for a producer(s)??? This isn't a bad place to start. This vid is the intro track from producer Trebles and Blues' DEBUT album "The Blue Note" which is set for release on March 1, 2011. Contained under the Soul Dojo Music Group umbrella - Trebles and Blues is in great company - and from what I can tell, a perfect fit for the collective. Typically I wouldn't take the time to post anything that's only 1:02 in length - but I made an exception in this case because I happen to know for a fact that anything coming from Trebles and Blues and the rest of the Soul Dojo camp will most certainly make my head nod. So enjoy the video and make sure you check out the links we've provided to Trebles and Blues and the rest of the Soul Dojo Music Group.



Trebles and Blues (Album Out March 1, 2011)

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The Soul Dojo Music Group:
Nefarious

Jansport J

AbJo


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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Hugh Augustine the MC - Standing On LaBrea

This is Hugh's latest project. You can get it HERE and check out the track list after the jump.

Charmingly Ghetto - The Opening Act: The Birth Of An MC

Boston Hip Hop brought to you by Charmingly Ghetto aka CG. This 6 track album is a story of a hungry MC and his life. Check it out.

Tiron & Ayomari - No Wonder

These two have been putting in work lately... This is the first leak off of their up and coming project "Sucker For Pumps".

OFWGKTA Interview - MTV News


Nyle ft. ft. Fresh Daily & Mic​-​L - Dundiddit

Nyle (of Nyle vs The Naysayers) delivers his first leak, "Dundiddit" (feat. Fresh Daily & Mic-L) off his forthcoming mixtape TRAILER* which drops next Thursday. 

YC the Cynic ft. Von Pea, Soul Khan, Sene - More and More

NEW MUSIC from YC the Cynic's forthcoming Fall FWDproject, which is dropping 1 week from today, March 1st 2011! The J57-produced track is called "More & More" and features Von Pea, Soul Khan & Sene.

J.Good ft. Von Pea & LEGACY - Change My Ways

Sacramento emcee J.Good drops the second leak off of his debut project "Look on the Brightside". This time he links up with Justus League member L.E.G.A.C.Y and Lessondary/Tanya Morgan member Von Pea to speak on fixing past mistakes.

Mazzi & S.O.U.L. Purpose - The Inspection

This album is Hip Hop in it's truest form. The Inspection has guest appearances from Homeboy Sandman, Jadakiss, Awkward and more. A MUST GET... download it HERE and check out the tracklist after the jump.

Bell Biv Devoe - Poison (Live on Jimmy Fallon)



I'm sorry I'm sorry I'm sorry - I couldn't help myself though. Performance is not what it used to be - but I had to show some respect.

Savant, Habeas Corpus & Rice the Sound Transmitter - Chosen Two (Men Of Bars)

Savant continues to strengthen the ties between Chicago and Tucson, AZ, pairing one of the Chi's premier turntablists, Rice the Sound Transmitter, with Tucson's most potent two way threat since Richard Jefferson,Smoke Brothers emcee/ beatsmith, Habeas Corpus. Savant and Corpus swap bars over the Corpus laced pounding, leftist instrumental before Rice breathes life into what seems to be the long lost art of scratching.

Danami - Settin' In (Video)/Success Is International (Mixtape)



Out of Detroit - this is the 1st Video from Danami off his debut album "Success Is Intentional". If that album is anything like this video..."Ladies and Gentlemen - We have a winner!!!"



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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Hump Jones vs. Willie Green ft. Pro from The Aztext, Mohrer Les & Zilla Rocca - Please Do

Just listen.



Apathy - Most Murderous Music

New music from Apathy, his new album "Honkey Kong" coming this spring with DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, Evidence, Stu Bangas and Da Beatminerz on the boards. This track has a classic sound... Pretty Dope. If you are a Bruno Mars fan you won't like this, but you might find something you like on Perez Hilton... Just sayin.

Mac Miller - She Said

Mac Miller leaks this track off his up and coming project "Best Day Ever". It's set to drop March 11th. 

Snak The Ripper ft. Fatt Matt, Engineer, Lesk & Young Sin - Boom Goonz

Brand new track from Snak The Ripper

The Cool Kids – Bundle Up

Bundle Up!... True to The Cool Kids steez this is the first track off their up and coming project "When Fish Ride Bicycles"

Chip Tha Ripper – Light One Up

Gift Raps drops March 1st! Shout out to the good people over at illroots, Chip, and Chuck Inglish on a dope video.

Dj Revolution - Electro-HOP Mix

DJ Revolution ELECTRO-HOP Mix from The Cut on Vimeo.


44 minutes of straight $h*ttin' on your eardrums. Sit back and enjoy.

Strong Arm Steady - Klack or Get Klacked

Magnolius - Glorious

MAGNOLIUS - Glorious from MAGNOLIUS on Vimeo.

Travis Barker ft. The Clipse - Come & Get It


e.d.g.e - Goldpieces

e.d.g.e gives us one more leak off of his "all flow everything" project.

Eighty4Fly - Faded



I kept waiting for a cameo from David Blane in this video but it never happens...FYI

The GTW - Running All My Life



Representing the Windy - The GTW offers us up a refreshing new video off of his debut project - "Dont Smoke The Cigarette". The 21 year old Nigerian-American is bringing a new groove to an over saturated music market.

Raekwon feat. Rick Ross & Ghostface Killah - Molasses



Raekwon?? I'm a fan.
Ghostface?? I'm a BIG fan
Rick Ross?? Not so much


Raekwon-Molasses (Feat Ghostface Rick Ross)-revo by Revolution Media Group

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

XV ft. Machine Gun Kelly - Finally Home

Killer combo.

J*DaVeY - Evil Christian Cop: The Great Mistapes




Ev4n Holt - Loser

EV4N Holt Releases first single "Loser" off his "Lone Star State" EP

92 Fam - just got the wheels cleaned

Zero Star - The Ink Pen Method (3 song Download)



Another talented artist out of Columbus, Ohio by the name of Zero Star is in the process of making a MAJOR impact in 2011 and beyond. With the personal support of artists such as Blueprint, Illogic, and Ill Poetic (to name a few) and the professional backing of Blueprint's Weightless Recordings - there's really no telling how far Zero will take his crafts. I had the pleasure to meet Zero a few years back and I gotta say that he was one of the most humble and grounded artists I'd ever met. It's great to see that he's gearing up to deliver us some incredible Hip Hop for the near future. To start things off - Zero has just released a 3 song collection called "The Ink Pen Method" which is available for FREE DOWNLOAD below:



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What can we expect from Zero Star in the future?? Be on the lookout for his EP "Don't Look Now" along with his LP "Maybe I'm Joking, Maybe I'm Not" - both anticipated for a 2011 release. Support good music and don't forget to EAT YOUR DONUTS!!!!!

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Sapient - Greater Than The Gods

Sapient doing it big on this one. Check him out on Facebook and Twitter.

Moe Pope, Rain & Headnotic – Depeche Moe

You ever thought about mixing a little hip hop with some Depeche Mode? ... Yeah me too.
Moe Pope and co. Killin em with this one. Download HERE. Check out the track list after the jump

The 2011 XXL Freshman

2011 produced a very strong freshman class check the article out over at XXL.

e-dubble - Written Thursdays

...and you thought he was done after Freestyle Fridays? NO!! He's back!!  The undefeated undisputed heavy weight champion of the WOOOOORRLD!!! Iron Mike Ty...!!  Oh wait... just had another Mike Tyson flashback. Sorry... back to the mixtape. It's e-dubble foolies!! The homie is dropping his "Written Thursdays" mixtape today. Make sure you cop it. You can download it HERE

Serge Severe feat. Luck One & Cool Nutz - No Bitin' Allowed



Nice track from Serge Severe. Make sure you're on the lookout for the new album "Back On My Rhymes" - available 2/22/11

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Mr. Farricker - Strictly Facts (Still Intact)



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Monday, February 21, 2011

Mykr Fiendx & DJ Les735 - Diamond in the Back

Mr. Miranda - Lost Direction


The homie Mr. Miranda has been steady grindin in 2011. This is his latest video for "Lost Direction" off his "The J&D Experience" album. Check it out after the jump

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Classic Hip Hop album covers recreated in LEGO

In the spirit of Sunday Throwback, here are some of the most classic Hip Hop album covers recreated in LEGO. Hit the jump for the fun filled art work.

2-Pac - Strictly 4 My Niggaz

Here at D&M we try to give you throwback joints on Sundays A.K.A "Sunday Throwback". So this morning as I was woken up at 6a.m. by my best friends dog Pivo, that has been joyfully pissing on everything in my house, I was trying to think of one album from back in the day that was a game changer for me. The first thing that came to mind was 2-pac's "Strictly". I know these days people think of 2-pac as an older rapper that had a big influence on the game, but may not really understand him. I mean let's face it... some kids these days just don't get it. I remember going to a tiny local record store back in February 1993 when no one really knew who 2-pac was at the time. I spent hours sifting through all the new albums not knowing what I wanted, but knowing I wanted new music. See back in the 90's a "record store" was our version of "itunes". I know... hard to comprehend for all you little caterpillars, but it worked for us. So as I was at this record store, I came across this new album "Strictly" that had just dropped. I copped it only knowing 2-pac from his single "Brenda's got a Baby" and from digital underground. Back then it was a "tape"... literally. Not a "mixtape"... I mean a physical tape. So long story short I threw it in my stereo when I got home and listened to it from beginning to end. I was hooked. The edgy content, crazy delivery, and piercing beats changed the game for me. I understand that now a days people think of 2-Pac as a legend kind of like a Bob Marley or James Dean to some degree, but back then he was just another dude trying to break through. That's what made that point in time and this record so special to me. It's not everyday you discover a legend in the making, but back then that was exactly what it was. So that's my story and I'm sticking to it. You can download the album from the link below.
  
Download HERE.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Kosha Dillz - Cake Smasher

Kosha Dillz has been on the "give me five tour" since late January which literally stretches from the East coast all the way to the West coast. He is mos def grindin right now. This is his track "Cake Smasher". You can keep up with fam on his FACEBOOK and TWITTER. Check out the next cities Dillz will be in and a short documentary he is doing after the jump.

Kanye West ft. Rihanna & Kid CuDi - All Of The Lights


One of my favorites.

Eastern Sunz ft. Smoke - Up In Flames


Easter Sunz brings out the visuals for their track "Up In Flames". Their album "Corroded Utopia" just got nominated for the independent music awards Hip Hop album of the year. If you would like to support and vote for Eastern Sunz click HERE.

Anthem - Manhattan Music Vol. 1

I just got put on to this cat Anthem. He has a nice delivery and real good with the word play. This is his new mixtape. check him out.
Listen and Download HERE.

Raekwon ft. Ghostface & The Roots live on Jimmy Fallon

Friday, February 18, 2011

Chiddy Bang ft. Train – Baby Roulette

Chiddy Bang has been buzzin lately. This is a nice little 8-bit harmony that you can all get down to. Thank God It's Friday!

Blu - Amnesia (Remind)

New project from Blu. Amnesia (Remind) off of the "Amnesia EP" that you can get on itunes. Pure dopeness.

Fokis ft. RP & Lynks - Choices I've Made


New work from Fokis and the fam...

September 6th - Hip Hop X Sneakers X Vagina(Mixtape)



September 6th is an ill emcee and producer representing Chicago's South Side. While seducing listeners with his smooth mellow voice, creative wordplay and soulful yet jazzy loops n beats - 6th is quickly rising as a star in the Hip Hop community. He is writing the score for a generation of hip hoppers who are not impressed with chains and rims, but more so with mic and production skills. His music truly represents the awareness or "consciousness" he has of himself, his family, his culture, and his environment.

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Illin' P - Tangent Flow



Out of Cambridge, MA - Illin' P is definitely making some serious noise. After having memorable guest appearances on projects by artists such as Krs-One, Mr. Lif, The Snowgoons, and Ripshop, Illin' P is set to release his debut album in Spring of 2011. As an appetizer, Illin' P will be releasing a free download every week for 3 months straight leading up to the release of a new mixtape called "3 Lefts 2 Make a R1ght ". The first free download is titled "Tangent Flow" (Production- by Ckret). A lyrical ambush out from the middle of underground complacency. An “in your face” marathon tirade that simply states enough is enough. Let's see who will connect the dots before the dots connect with them… bang!

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Sweatshop Union - Makeshift Kingdom



Reppin' Vancouver, BC with an extraterrestrial sound - "Makeshift Kingdom" is the first song leaked off The Bill Murray EP , a synth heavy mushroom trip through the cosmos that leaves you beating your chest for more. Gorillas on parade. Mos Eisley & Conscience are at their best, laying sharp lyrics over the Pigeon Hole produced track. Hands down the Billest!

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