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Blu, MED & Mayer Hawthorne Link With Madlib For The Buzz (Audio)

Three Stones Throw Records artists (past and present) link with another staple of the Southern California independent scene (who was signed to a major label briefly). In more specific terms, MED and Mayer Hawthorne hop on a Madlib beat to be joined by Blu. "The Buzz" lives up its name,... Read more

Madlib The Beat Konducta Provides A Psychedelic Time Machine Interlude In Black Widow (Audio)

Much has been written about J Dilla's Donuts. Seemingly, it's the most-discussed instrumental Hip-Hop project since DJ Shadow's Entroducing. With volumes upon volumes of "Beat Konducta" albums, it's disheartening that Madlib's works are often picked and chosen, as far as acclaim and notoriety. Now veering into a "Rock Konducta" series,... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Harold’s

Inspired by Harold's Chicken in the Chicago area near to Gibbs' Gary upbringing, this is the Deeper EP's interpretation of chickens that aren't classified as poultry. Whether it's fiends, females or suckas, Gangsta Gibbs can be hard on 'em. Related: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Deeper... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Deeper

The Freddie Gibbs & Madlib recording-road gets a bit twistier, as the pair announces the Deeper EP. Pinata (f/k/a Cocaine Pinata) is still coming, but in true [Mad] Beat Konducta style, expect more EPs, more singles, and more vinyl for those of us that are still droppin' plates like bad... Read more

MED, Blu & Madlib – Burgandy Whip (Video)

Blu and Madlib have made some really dope songs together. Here's another one. Check out the video for "Burgandy Whip," also featuring MED. Related: Blu – Jesus (Video)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame ft BJ The Chicago Kid (Video)

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib just dropped their new video for Shame featuring BJ the Chicago Kid. Gibbs drops a taste of another hot joint as the intro to the video. Check it out below. Related: Freddie Gibbs - Face Down (Audio)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame ft BJ the Chicago Kid

Here's the title track from the Freddie Gibbs and Madlib collabo EP and it's oh so soulful. Check out Shame featuring BJ the Chicago Kid. Related: Freddie Gibbs decodes the lyrics to Thuggin' which was produced by Madlib (Video)... Read more

Blu – ucla (Album) (Produced by Madlib)

blu and Madlib had a couple of dope collabos last year. Now...here's a full album. Check out ucla featuring blu on the mic and Madlib on the boards. You can listen to the entire album and download it below. Click here to download.... Read more

Decoded: Freddie Gibbs Thuggin’ (Video)

Gangsta Gibbs breaks down the lyrics of Thuggin', his collabo with Madlib. Check out Decoded: Freddie Gibbs Thuggin'. Props to Life & Times. Also, check out Decoded: Big K.R.I.T Time Machine. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL8_XynzNsE&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Blu – Jesus (Video)

Here's the video for one of Blu's collabos with Madlib. Check out Jesus.... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Thuggin’ (Video)

Here's the new video for Freddie Gibbs' and Madlib's collabo, Thuggin'. Check it out.... Read more

Blu – ez

New tracks from Madlib featuring dope MCs continue to surface. Recently, his collabo with Freddie Gibbs, Thuggin', dropped. Here's another, with Blu. Check out ez. You may recognize the track as the one Black Star just rocked over on their new song Fix Up (but rumor is Blu's version was... Read more

Black Star – Fix Up

Here's a brand new joint from Black Star, produced by Madlib. Check out Fix Up.... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Thuggin’

Here's another ill collabo. Check out Madlib and Freddie Gibbs' Thuggin'. Gangsta Gibbs sounds good on Madlib's stripped down, introspective production. If you like this, be on the look out for a full album from them early next year. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Thuggin' by Rappcats... Read more

Mos Def performs new music that features tracks by Madlib and J. Dilla (Video)

The Mighty Mos Def (soon to be Yasiin Bey…though he’ll always be Mighty) performed some new songs at New York's S.O.B.'s. The tracks were produced by Madlib and J. Dilla (click here for a new song from Immortal Technique that also sports a previously unreleased Dilla beat). In a word--RUGGED.... Read more

Two underground legends, Defari and Madlib, connect on Puro. Check out the video.

The Likwit Crew never got the props they deserved.  King Tee, Tha Alkaholiks and Xzibit were sikwidit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRtouB7ZiQs&feature=player_embedded Here's some of that Likwit goodness: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL-idMUSekU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2clm68lcsQQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H91kWpUNiwU... Read more