There’s something great happening in music where people are taking a stand against the social issues at hand in droves. Indie artist Mike Lee has taken it upon himself to release a track called “Revolutionary Psalms”, produced by Shungu.
“Recent injustices around the country stemming from events in Ferguson along with others such as the innocent murder of Eric Garner has led me (Mike Lee) to ponder about and question the true motives of such an institution. An institution that is suppose to guard and protect our rights, yet is doing the exact opposite and leaving many of our citizens in doubt.” – Mike Lee
(Note: Submission sent before the tragic event in which two NYPD officers were killed this past weekend.)
Down 2 Earth (HBK’s Azure, Clyde Shankle & Dayvid Michael) has teamed up with Kuya Beats to drop two new records; “Tolls”, a bounce track featuring Tyrese JOhnson and “Daze We In” featuring IamSu!.
Yes to this. Montreal singer Lloyna is working on an EP, which is set for a Summer 2015 release, but has dropped her debut single “With You” this past week. The R&B/Pop infused track is produced by RemedyBeatz, a collaborator in which she’ll continue to work with moving forward.
Staten Island’s Jared Xavier recently released a pretty solid sophmore project titled ‘Now or Never’, coming equipped with features from the likes of Mickey Factz and Chris Fields, as well as production from Sango, Luke White and Shookone. Definitely a great indie project to round out the end of 2014 and easily worth checking out after the jump. (more…)
Producer Butta Jones has released an 11-track remix project featuring all DJ Premier production reworks. From Royce Da 5’9 to Rah Digga, Hov to Crooklyn Dodgers, the smooth tape is a perfect listen for this Sunday afternoon.
01. Intro / MIDAS TOUCH | 02. It’s All Real / PITCH BLACK | 03. Inspiration / RANJAHZ | 04. Boom / ROYCE DA 5’9 | 05. Nas Is Like / NAS | 06. Invincible / CAPONE N NOREAGA | 07. The Big Picture / BIG L | 08. Lessons Of Today / RAH DIGGA | 09. Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers / CROOKLYN DODGERS | 10. Friend Or Foe / JAY Z | 11. The Shit Is Real / FAT JOE
The talented duo Cookin’ Soul found it fitting to drop a new Christmas inspired mix as another solid year for them draws to an end. James Brown, Jackson 5, some Salsa and even some Reggae make the just over half hour long mix. Connect that aux cord up and get in the spirit below.
To celebrate his birthday (happy birthday brother) Maffew Ragazino let’s loose of some new sounds for us. More on the way soon.