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The Kid Daytona Flexes Supremely On A Harry Fraud Beat (Audio)

Another XXL Freshmen cover/list is announced, and Heads know that it's prime real estate for many artists not included to show and prove, driving the conversation. Bronx, New Yorker The Kid Daytona has been moving and shakin' for more than a few moons now, with ties to Lifted Research Group... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Damier Suitcases ft Raekwon

The way that Bun B was a big brother to Slim Thug, Mike Jones, Paul Wall, Chamillionaire and countless non-Houston acts, it appears that Raekwon is cemented in that same status. Shallah has transcended from Wu-Tang Clan co-founder to somebody who's been early-bird in co-signing acts like 2 Chainz, Yelawolf,... Read more

Raekwon – T.U.R.K.E.Y. ft Mic Geronimo & The Kid Daytona

Raekwon gets a verse from Mic Geronimo (remember him?...still nice) and The Kid Daytona on this soulful burner. Check out T.U.R.K.E.Y. Related: Raekwon – All About You ft Estelle (Video)... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Shotgun (Video)

Bronx resident The Kid Daytona tries his hand at a Southern-sounding mid-tempo beat on "Shotgun." No stranger to attractive women in his videos, this one gets a bit N.S.F.W. with the Alexis Lewis bath-tub sequence, intercut with the colorful city-scapes. This one also features a storyline inspired by one of... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Friendz

The Kid Daytona waxes his trademark buttery flow on his jazzy latest release. Check out Friendz. Related: The Kid Daytona – Bass Leanin’ (Video)... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Bass Leanin’ (Video)

The Kid Daytona returns with a new video for his funky track, Bass Leanin'. Check it out below. Related: The Kid Daytona rhymes in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)... Read more

The Kid Daytona Rhymes in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

The Kid Daytona brought his buttery flow to the Backroom on 106 & Park and dropped a smoothed out verse. Check out the video below. Related: The Kid Daytona – Very Good ft Phil Ade (Audio)... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Very Good ft Phil Ade

Here's some new heat from The Kid Daytona and Phil Ade. Check out "Very Good." Related: The Kid Daytona – Low ft Jadakiss (Video)... Read more

The Warm Up Cypher Vol. 1 for the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards (Video)

As the premiere date for the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards approaches, BET releases a Warm Up Cypher featuring Tito Lopez, The Kid Daytona, Brianna Perry, Fame, K'la and Relly. Check it out and let us know who you think had the best verse. Related: Preview of West Coast Cypher... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Low ft Jadakiss (Video)

Here's the video for The Kid Daytona's collabo with Jadakiss. Check out Low. Related: The Kid Daytona – Summer Games: The Kid With The Golden (Mixtape)... Read more

Nitty Scott, MC – Auntie Maria’s Crib (The Neapolitan Remix) ft Action Bronson & The Kid Daytona

Here's a blazing hot remix to Nitty Scott, MC's Auntie Maria's Crib. It features verses from Action Bronson and The Kid Daytona, as well as a funky new track produced by Clay Hillman. Check it out.... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Low (Remix) ft Jadakiss

Jadakiss jumps on a track with The Kid Daytona. Check out the remix to Low.... Read more

Here is our list of the underground MCs who had the biggest come up in the last year: The AFH Torch Bearers list. These MCs include Ab-Soul, Action Bronson, A$AP Rocky, Childish Gambino, Chuuwee, Dom Kennedy, The Jets (Tradeamark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Sir Michael Rocks), The Kid Daytona, Rittz, Schoolboy Q, Smoke DZA, Stalley and XV. Click here to see why we chose these MCs and to hear some of their music.

There have been a lot of lists declaring top MCs lately; some for the mainstream and some for the underground. In our opinion (and each list is just that--opinions) each list left some things to be desired. So...we decided to take matters in our own hands. Partly in response to... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Angela’s Sister

The Kid Daytona flows lovely over the theme song for Taxi. So soulful...Check out Angela's Sister. Here's the timeless theme from Taxi...aka Angela. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDj2-tgAauw... Read more

The Kid Daytona – New Yorker’s Ambition ft Aloe Blacc (Video)

The Kid Daytona jumps on DJ Grand Wizard Theodore's Subway Theme from the movie Wild Style (aka the instrumental Nas used for the intro to Illmatic). Check out Daytona's video for New Yorker's Ambition featuring Aloe Blacc. Also, if you missed them, here are our interviews of The Kid Daytona... Read more

Every journey has a beginning. Our new documentary, Where It All Began, takes a look at the musical journey of many hip-hop luminaries. In part 1 (of 5), we asked them who first introduced them to hip-hop. You’ll hear from DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kendrick Lamar, Termanology, Ski Beatz, The Kid Daytona, Chuuwee, Serius Jones, Skyzoo, and Stic Man (from Dead Prez). Check it out below.

In upcoming installments, you'll hear about other important moments in their journey to hip-hop. In addition to the above personalities, you'll also hear from Big Daddy Kane, Murs, Freddie Gibbs, XV, 9th Wonder, J-Live, Skillz, tabi Bonney, Statik Selektah, Fashawn and Rapsody in parts 2 -5. Stay tuned each week... Read more

Here’s a sneak preview for our new documentary Where It All Began which takes a look at the journey to hip-hop by Big Daddy Kane, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, Stic Man (from Dead Prez), Skillz, XV, Statik Selektah, Termanology, Murs, J-Live, The Kid Daytona, Termanology, Chuuwee, 9th Wonder and many more.

Every journey has a beginning. Ambrosia For Heads' documentary Where It All Began is a look at the journey to hip-hop by many of its current stars, rising stars and reigning legends.  For the next several weeks, starting next week, Ambrosia For Heads will show you where the love for... Read more

JIM-E-O – No GUTS, No GLORY ft The Kid Daytona

The Kid Daytona jumps on a hot new track with JIM-E-O.  Check out No GUTS, No GLORY. Click here to download.... Read more

Mick Boogie – My Adidas (Mixtape)

It's been 25 years since Run-D.M.C. dropped their landmark album, Raising Hell.  As a tribute to the silver anniversary of the album, and Run-D.M.C. generally, Mick Boogie has put together a mixtape of new takes on Run-D.M.C. classics.  The project features performances by Bun B, Skillz, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Rapper... Read more

The Kid Daytona – God Is Good ft Goapele

Here's a soulful new joint from The Kid Daytona featuring Goapele. Statik Selektah supplies the beats. Check out God Is Good. Click the arrow on the right side of the player to download.... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Fly Lullaby (Video)

9th Wonder chopped up a Billy Joel sample something lovely for The Kid Daytona's Fly Lullaby. Check out the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2oODg09svQ&feature=player_embedded Here's the Billy Joel track used on the sample. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5hPp2cRd9I... Read more

Peter Rosenberg – What’s Poppin’ Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape presented by Peter Rosenberg which features songs by Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Skyzoo, The Kid Daytona, Asher Roth, Homeboy Sandman, J. Cole, Smiff N Wessun and more. Click here to download What's Poppin Vol. 1.... Read more

The Kid Daytona – Summertime in the City (Video)

Here's the video for The Kid Daytona's take on DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince's classic BBQ anthem.  Check out Summertime in the City. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DFqw77y12u8... Read more

This collabo between Smoke DZA and The Kid Daytona is pretty fresh. Check out the video for Cool Sh*t.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ux0L3NkZt4E&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Here’s a new joint from the Kid Daytona to take you through the 4th of July weekend. Check out his remake of Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s Summertime.

Here's Summertime in the City. Click here to download. Here's the original. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr0tTbTbmVA... Read more

Kidz in the Hall have been giving out Brain Candy for the last several weeks. Here’s their new Semester Abroad mixtape which features all of the Brain Candy songs and some other treats.

You'll find songs featuring Curren$y, Tabi Bonney, Smoke DZA, The Kid Daytona and more.  Listen to the whole mixtape and download it below. SEMESTER ABROAD "INSPIRED BY THE BRAIN CANDY SERIES" by double_0 Click here to download.... Read more

Here’s something for the underground. Kaimbr, Kev Brown, Asher Roth and The Kid Daytona cook up some hot Gritz on this remix.

The song is from Kaimbr and Kev Brown's album The Alexander Green Project, which pay homage to Al Green.  It's soul food. Click here to download.... Read more

Be on the lookout for The Kid Daytona in 2011.

I didn't give his mixtape The Interlude the proper amount of attention when it first dropped in November but it was one of the better ones of last year. If you missed it, take a listen below and download it if you like what you hear. Download Mixtape | Free... Read more

Been keeping it old school with the playlists, but this week decided to focus on some of the better tracks to drop recently.

You'll find tracks from Stalley, The Kid Daytona, Big K.R.I.T. + Gillade, Saigon, Terrace Martin, Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf, Reks, Jay Electronica and more.  Press play, sit back and enjoy.... Read more

The Kid Daytona flew under the radar in 2010 but dude is DOPE. Get ready to hear a lot more from him in 2011. Here’s the video for his song On The Hill.

He takes it back to the nineties, kicking hot lyrics over a super-jazzy sample. You may recognize the sample from when Biggie and Jay-Z murdered it on Puff Daddy's Young G's: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmYks8YKOZU Here's the original--On The Hill by Oliver Sain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-MSeohFtnM&feature=player_embedded.... Read more

The Kid Daytona just dropped his album for free but it's actually worth buying…Check it out

We dropped The Kid Daytona's song Lifted ft Styles P and the ill O.C. sample a couple of days ago.  Here's the whole album (what's the difference between an album and a mixtape these days anyway?).  The album is called The Interlude. Listen and download below. .... Read more

Time to Dig In The Crates. Rock with me for a minute. The Kid Daytona just murdered a track O.C. once used as a dope intro. Check out Lifted ft Styles P and Vaughn Anthony.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWjeQsDR_NQ Click here to download. Up on O.C.?  He was a part of D.I.T.C. (the Diggin' in the Crates crew).  Here's Born to Live, which features the intro on the album (but unfortunately not in the video...still a dope song): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4jg7oY9RvQ ...and his timeless classic, ironically called Times Up. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzyaaMUCpWs... Read more