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Amorous – Jesse Boykins III (Official Video)

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/11454106 “‎​​I am a reawakening of the Romantic Movement ; an observer of Love and the Power it holds. So when given the opportunity to document my priceless experiences and connect them with moments in melody I’ve captured, I am humbled. Amorous is my appreciation for the relationship and the magic... Read more

The Drought is Over Mixtape – Drake

There are a couple of new joints here (notably What I’m Thinking Right Now), but it’s mostly a compilation of Drake’s best mixtape material ahead of the new album.  Download here. Track List: 1. Drake Speaks 2. Good Night, Good Luck 3. Uptown (Original) (Feat. Bun B & Lil’ Wayne)... Read more

I'm Beamin' – Lupe Fiasco (Official Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge4BEdyZ8bM He’s baaack…Lupe Fiasco returns with a cool breezy new joint.  This is vintage Lupe..... Read more

Where They Do That At? – K. Michelle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sH21KcQzI1M Wow.  She can sang!.... Read more

Miguel Playlist

The 80’s are definitely back.  In some cases, that’s a bad thing.  Some hairstyles should never return.  In the case of Miguel, however, it’s a good thing.  He has a lot of Babyface in his vocal, and a hint of Prince, but check it out for yourself. .... Read more

Who Dat – J. Cole

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bufwGKV-9Yw The first single from the heir apparent.  Is his official debut as strong as Lebron’s was?.... Read more

Super High – Rick Ross ft. Ne-Yo (Official Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtY2wHs44qI Another instant classic from Rick Ross.  The first single off the Boss’ new album, Teflon Don, featuring Ne-Yo.  Regardless of his street cred, dude’s music cannot be denied.  Click here to download..... Read more

DJ Premier Guru Tribute Mix

Here's the Guru tribute from the legendary DJ Premier (one of the greats--producer, DJ and person): Keith "Guru" Elam Tribute Mix by Dj Premier Blog Radio on Mixcloud.... Read more

Gang Starr’s Guru Dead at 43

Keith "Guru" Elam died on April 20, 2010 at the age of 43 after a long battle with cancer.  I knew Guru personally and he was always nice and humble when we spoke.  Regardless of all the rumors that swirled around his death, he left a lasting musical legacy, both... Read more

Biggie Playlist and Rap Phenomenon Mixtape

Any day is a good day for a biggie mix.  Also, click here to download the classic Notorious B.I.G. Rap Phenomenon mixtape by DJ Vlad and Dirty Harry. And, you can listen to the whole thing below: Download Mixtape.... Read more

Ibiza Sonica: La Latina – Karlos Sense

  Press play, sit back, close your eyes and imagine the sunset at a cafe in Ibiza. .... Read more

Over – Drake (download)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lTB1pIg1y0 Is it humanly possible for Drake to live up to the hype?  Only time will tell.  For now, he continues to release solid joints live Over.  Click here for the download..... Read more

The Boondocks – Asheru ft. Raheem Devaughn (download)

Fresh new song from one of the most slept on MCs.  If you like Talib, Common, Black Thought, J-Live or any other MC with something to say about more than whips and chicks, peep this (courtesy of Nahright.com).  Click here to download..... Read more

Never Too Much – Classic Soul and R&B Playlist

Classic joints never get old.  They just get better.  Click here or above to play.  Trackist below: Never Too Much - Luther Vandross Rock With You - Michael Jackson Give Me the Night - George Benson Give it to Me Baby - Rick James September - Earth, Wind and Fire... Read more

The Changemakers Mixtape – Mick Boogie and Friends (Download)

More Mick Boogie.  Is there a better mixtape DJ in the game right now? 1) Oncue - The Changemakers Intro (produced by CJ Luzi) 2) U-N-I - Chillin’ (produced by THX) 3) Don Will feat. The Park - Love Junkie (Wallpaper Remix) 4) Big Pooh - Get It In (produced... Read more

Detention Mixtape – Kidz in the Hall and Mick Boogie (Download)

Lost jewel dropped in 2007. Has there been a better underground rap group since?  Click here to download. 01. Intro 01:09 02. Detention Freestyle 01:50 03. Lose Your Mind 04:03 04. Kickdrums Freestyle 02:28 05. Never Forget 03:00 06. Get Busy Pt.1 02:32 07. Work To Do 03:53 08. Train of Thought... Read more

Let's Go!!! – Playlist

Old school hip-hop playlist guaranteed to get you hyped. Tracklist below. Click here to play. Notorious B.I.G. – Who Shot Ya? Jay-Z – Rock Star Lil Cease ft. Lil Kim and Puff Daddy – Play Around Big Pun – Glamour Life Mase ft. Puff Daddy – Can’t Nobody Hold Me... Read more

Beats by Kanyeezy

Does anyone else miss Kanye West?  I was at the 2009 VMAs where the infamous Taylor Swift bumrush occurred and I still don't get the backlash against Kanye West.  Yes, he rushed the stage and yes, Taylor Swift was America's sweetheart, but so what?  He had done this so many times... Read more

Jay Electronica – ElectroChemicals Mixtape Download

Where have all the Jay Electronica mixtapes gone?  Click here for one of the last few standing..... Read more

J. Period & Nneka – The Madness Mixtape (Download)

Nneka is a Nigerian artist with a soul and soul.  Her music is inspired by the political and socio-economic conditions facing her native Nigeria.  She has released an eclectic album (Concrete Jungle - click here to purchase) and is a phenomenal performer.  Is the world ready for her? Download Mixtape.... Read more

J. Cole – A Nigga From the Ville Mixtape

Is J. Cole the savior of hip-hop?  Based on his already classic mixtapes and stellar performances in NYC and at SXSW, he may live up to those expectations.  If Jay-Z is the Mike Jordan of rap, J. Cole is his LeBron.  Download his latest mixtape here..... Read more

J. Cole – The Warm Up Mixtape

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Mick Boogie/Pharrell So Ambitious Mixtape

Mick Boogie laces us with another classic.  This one is compilation of some of Pharrell's hottest tracks.  Click here for the download..... Read more

AFH: J Dilla Tribute

James Yancey, aka Jay Dee, aka J Dilla, one of the greatest producers in hip-hop history, was born 39 years ago on February 7, 1974 and unfortunately passed away on February 10, 2006. We're celebrating his life and incredible impact with a number of the great tributes that have been... Read more