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Kev Brown Drops Some Rugged Rooftop Philosophy With J Scienide (Video)

Since the April of 2017 release of The Actual Heat album, J Scienide has been pushing hard to make sure the masses are aware of the artistry he projects to the world. The Washington, D.C.-based MC/producer recently released the visual of his single “Ghetto,” which features his fellow Low Budget Crew... Read more

Diamond D Passes The Torch To Kev Brown For A Thumping Remix (Audio)

In addition to producing his first full album for Sadat X, Diamond D is hard at work on his upcoming sequel to 2015's The Diam Piece. That album earned the D.I.T.C. co-founder some of the greatest accolades he's received in the 2000s and 2010s. Still a double-threat extraordinaire, the self-proclaimed... Read more

Kev Brown’s Take On Jay Z’s Black Album Was An Unauthorized Remix That Surely Is Official (Album Stream)

Upon its November, 2003 release, Jay Z's The Black Album beckoned an onslaught of remixes. Ironically, the Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records LP is heralded for its star-studded production (Kanye West, Eminem, Just Blaze, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, 9th Wonder, DJ Quik, etc.). Still, in his ever-innovative foresight, Jay encouraged the masses of... Read more

Kenn Starr’s Comeback LP Features Some Scorching Black Milk & Kev Brown Sounds (Album Stream)

Tomorrow (January 27), DMV music scene veteran Kenn Starr will release his sophomore album, Square One. As the title suggests, the LP is a return to form for one of Oddisee's earliest collaborators, and a member of the Low Budget crew that includes Oddy, Kev Brown, Peter Rosenberg, and Sean... Read more

Happy Birthday to Jay Z. Take (Another) Listen to The Brown Album (Audio)

Salute to Jay Z who turned 45 today. To celebrate his birthday, here's a look back at Kev Brown's remix project, The Brown Album. As many know, Jay released the a cappella vocals to The Black Album with the hopes that producers take them and create their own spins on... Read more

Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey Got That Grit: Headnodding Beats & Smart Rhymes (Album Stream)

Today, Ill Adrenaline Records is releasing That Grit by Low Budget producer Kev Brown and MC Hassaan Mackey. The Landover, Maryland-meets-Rochester, New York connection's album is a continuation of a decade of championed independent works from Kev, since his days as a pupil in Jazzy Jeff's A Touch Of Jazz... Read more

Hassaan Mackey Channels Early Mos Def In This 2-Song Moment With Kev Brown (Video)

Hassaan Mackey is not yet a widely-known name, though he deserves it. Several years ago, in his Daily Bread tandem (with Apollo Brown), Mackey made one of the brightest jewels in the Mello Music Group catalog. Now linking with onetime DJ Jazzy Jeff/A Touch Of Jazz protege Kev Brown, Hassaan... Read more

Sean Born – Pour Out Liquor

Sean Born kicks some mournful lyrics over a soulful Kev Brown beat on Pour Out Liquor. He talks about the consequences of living the lifestyle that's glorified in a lot of today's music.  Check it out.... Read more

yU – Blind

Here's a dope track from an artist named yU called Blind. It was produced by Kev Brown so it's got that funk and knock to it. Check it out. Blind by yU... Read more

Here’s a new video from Kev Brown and Kaimbr. Check out Go Green.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9vzDcttIE4&feature=player_embedded Click here to download a mixtape of Kev Brown classics.... Read more

Kev Brown is one of those producers who has never gotten the proper level of recognition. He just dropped a new mixtape called Classic Joints that should help change that.

Best known for his incredible remix of Jay-Z's Black Album, The Brown Album, Kev specializes in beats with dirty funky bass lines (reminiscent of his brethren Pete Rock and 9th Wonder). Here's a playlist of some of the Joints from the new mixtape. The tracklist and download link are below.... 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

Remember Kev Brown? He produced the best version of The Black Album other than the official version.

Here is a video featuring a couple of new songs from his upcoming project with Kaimbr under the name Alexander Green. This one is strictly for the underground. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJbcM6OVEFo&feature=player_embedded# If you missed The Brown Album click here to download it.... Read more