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MC Melodee Is Trying To Take Hip-Hop All Around the World. Is She Ready Or Not? (Video)

Amsterdam native MC Melodee is a member of the Stones Throw family, having toured Europe with the likes of Oh No and Guilty Simpson as the front-woman of her Hip-Hop Soul outfit, La Melodia. Heads may also recognize her name thanks to her 2012 mixtape Check Out Melodee, which sports... Read more

This Remix Takes Redman’s “Funkorama” And Cooks It With Soul (Audio)

Many producers try their hands at remixes, but when the duo of Cookin' Soul lay their hands on a song, the result is usually specially. True to their name, they inject their productions with rich soulful sounds that re-invent the original songs, without sounding forced. Over the years, they have... Read more

Styles P Gets Funkdafied & Fired Up Thanks To Cookin’ Soul On The Boards (Audio)

Whether it's with The Roots, with Rick Ross, or Raekwon, is there a beat—or type of beat that Styles P cannot destroy? The LOX O.G. brings his D-Block protege Blazin on board for "True & Living." Here, thanks to Spanish production duo Cookin' Soul (OJaYzis, Freddie Gibbs), S.P. The Ghost... Read more

Cookin’ Soul Adds Some BOOM BAP to Kool G. Rap, Large Professor & Big Noyd’s Naturally Born (Audio)

Nearly two years ago, Kool G. Rap, Large Professor and Big Noyd released "Naturally Born" as part of Coalmine Records' Unearthed compilation. The track, which was produced by Ayatollah, featured a soulful sample and strong verses from each of the veteran wordsmiths. Now, Cookin' Soul, the production duo known for... Read more

Cookin’ Soul Remixes Nipsey Hussle & Dom Kennedy with Some Classic Jodeci (Audio)

The production duo Cookin' Soul Has lived up to its name with an inspired remix of Nipsey Hussle's "Don't Forget Us," featuring Dom Kennedy. They chop up a Jodeci classic something lovely and concoct a soulful sonic landscape for Nipsey and Dom to get busy. This is feel good music.... Read more

Le$ and Curren$y are on the Come Up (Video)

A day after releasing their mixtape, Organized Crime, Jet Life members Le$ and Curren$y are right back at it. They release the video for "Come Up," off Le$' Ace mixtape, produced by Cookin' Soul. Check it out. Related: Curren$y’s Jet Life Crew Releases Its Organized Crime Mixtape (Audio)... Read more

Cookin Soul Introduces Action Bronson To Charles Bronson (Audio)

Grammy Award winning producers Cookin Soul have delivered a completely fresh and simultaneously old rehashing of Action Bronson's single "Get Off My P.P." Action released the song over four years ago as part of his mini two tracked project Bon Appetit, and as the original video proves, he has definitely... Read more

One Of 2Pac’s Most Hip-Hop-Minded Songs Gets A Nice New Cookin’ Soul Remix (Audio)

Sometimes Tupac Shakur's Hip-Hop contributions are underplayed. Sure, 'Pac was a new kind of superstar rapper at the time of his death in late 1996, but Heads can forget that the native New Yorker was a B-boy too. Although One Nation never released the album as 'Pac intended, the group's... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Shame (Cookin’ Soul Remix)

They usually say "if it ain't broke don't fix it," but luckily, the talented production duo Cookin' Soul ignored that advice to the fullest. Although the original "Shame" by Freddie Gibbs already came fully equipped with stellar Madlib production, Cookin' Soul decided to add their own flavor and make it their... Read more

AZ – I Excel

Not since the Disposable Arts-era Masta Ace have I seen artist with an already-heralded career get consistently better with time. No longer signed to the major EMI Records, you cannot help but acknowledge that Tha Visualiza's intricate and vivid imagery is just as good, if not better than "Rather Unique."... Read more

Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y – For Her (Cookin’ Soul Remix)

Here's another insanely soulful remix from Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y. Check out For Her. Related: Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y – Revenge & Cake (Remix) (Audio)... Read more

Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y – Revenge & Cake (Remix)

Here's an incredible jazz remix of Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y's Revenge & Cake, courtesy of Cookin' Soul. Check it out below. Related: Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y – Toast (Video)... Read more