Shlohmo is probably most known for his work with Jeremih, but he’s been in the game for years, crafting syrupy concoctions and dropping attention grabbing remixes. He makes his mark once more with Vol. XXVII of his “For Tha Summer” mix, which features remixes of everything from Mobb Deep‘s “Shook Ones, Pt. II” to Soulja . . .
I grew up in Brooklyn during the height of emcees like The Notorious B.I.G., Lil’ Kim, Jay, Wu-Tang, A Tribe Called Quest, Big L and the other revolving door rappers from Bad Boy. So, while I love and appreciate the current popular incarnation of hip-hop, I will always have a soft spot for loud, hard-hitting . . .
Mobb Deep dropping rhymes over Eminem‘s “Way I Am”? Sounds like a solid listen. The prediction is proven true, thanks to this new release courtesy of DJ Absolut‘s ongoing Mixtape Mondays series. We can’t pin down exactly when this was recorded, but it still packs a punch in 2015. Stream Mobb Deep’s “Way I Am” . . .
Mobb Deep takes us on a trip down memory lane, bringing their “Survival Of The Fittest” track back to life with a new remix for ESPN. Mobb Deep is gearing up for a new EP, also entitled Survival Of The Fittest, to be released on May 18th. Stream the ESPN “Survival Of The Fittest” remix . . .
The Alchemist dropped “Biology” in honor of his birthday yesterday. The Alchemist produced instrumental features the dynamic duo that every hip-hop head knows all too well: Mobb Deep. Stream the head nodding track entitled “Biology” below.
Stream Phlow’s “Pre Flux Freestyles” Nigerian artist, Phlowetry, drops a Hip-Hop medley over some classic instrumentals. Starting off with “Hennessy,” she shows her true amazonian nature over the classic “Don’t Look Any Further” backdrop, she then switches to a laid back flow on a smoothed out version of Mobb Deep‘s “Shook Ones” before wrapping it up . . .
“I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills.” Prodigy‘s passing sent shock waves through the hip-hop community. Knxwledge saw fit to pay homage to the Mobb Deep legend with “Keepit.thu.row_,” a jazzy new SoundCloud release featuring vocals from the man himself. In the SoundCloud caption, Knxwledge dedicated the song to Prodigy with a simple message: “your . . .
Listen to A Boogie get busy over an iconic instrumental Mobb Deep’s “Quiet Storm” is a classic that will forever be looked to as a top choice for freestyles. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie gives us his take on it. A Boogie gives it a new, good look by doing what he does well. He gives . . .
I had to lace up my timbs for this, b. Young M.A has become close to a household name this year since the release of her popular hit song “Ooouuu” in May. Since then, she’s been performing at different venues and revisiting older songs with videos such as “Quiet Storm” from her Sleep Walkin mixtape. . . .
“I’m gifted, my rap is mystic. It’s code that I speak, so the police missed it.” Can’t go wrong with a Prodigy – Alchemist combination. Prodigy, forever known as one half of Mobb Deep, delivers some hypnotizing bars on “Mystic,” all over Alchemist’s rather mysterious, flute-laden production. Premiered by Statik Selektah, the slow moving record . . .
Fabolous spits some vicious bars in his new freestyle over Mobb Deep’s “Quiet Storm”. The Brooklyn rapper gives us 3 minutes of straight bars on this one. Stream Fabolous‘ “Quiet Storm” freestyle below. Follow @CollinStrajack on Twitter
As one of the faces of modern, forwarding-thinking R&B, with a legion of fans and a leading label behind him, LA-based musician Shinya Mizoguchi, better known as starRo, still finds it hard to believe how far he’s come. Having made the move to City of Angels from Tokyo eight years ago, he originally saw the . . .
Sounds are powerful. They can change lives and spark movements. ESSNTL‘s Kaytrango combines the works of two sound pioneers, Kaytranada and Sango, into an enticing two hour mix. ESSNTL states, “I created this project as a tribute and thank you to the two producer/DJs who really influenced my sound and style of mixing. That’s what . . .
Once again, Amerigo Gazaway brings together an all-star team of artists in grandiose fashion for the third edition of his Big Payback series. As always, an overarching theme of the project is to pay tribute to the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. Stream The Big Payback Vol. 3 in full below, and check out . . .