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This is a live performance on Ustream of my 2011 mixtape called Hectic Eclectic 2.0 hosted by The New Worck website. You can download the mixtape here. I also wrote a little article about how the mix came about.

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The music industry is a place where people come and go. Nowadays it’s no longer cool to be considered “old school”. The general public is more interested in what’s next then the history of the game. This can make it difficult for someone to stay relevant for a long period of time. Not Tony Touch. Starting as a B-Boy, Tony made waves everywhere he went in his career. He helped popularize the mixtape game that we know and love today. He helped bring the genre of reggaeton stateside. Now he’s broadcasting his radio show Toca Tuesdays internationally on Sirius/XM’s Shade 45, becoming the main platform for new artists on radio.

In our brief sit down with Tony we talk about how he got his start at radio, his relationship with Eminem and getting the gig at Shade 45, his focus on working with newer artists, and The Return of the 50 MCs.

AL

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More footage of Wu-Tang in London, this time on Tim Westwood’s radio show. Meth, U-God & Westdoow talk about Russell Simmons, being quoted by a senator, Summer Jam, P. Diddy, C.R.E.A.M., the passing of ODB, Odd Future, The Wire, Outkast, Will & Kate’s Royal wedding & the current state of hip-hop.
Hit continue reading to watch part 2.

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2Pac In The Classroom Speaking His Mind On Sagging Pants

Via ICE.

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DJ Premier, Evil Dee, DJ Shok and Reg E Gaines tell you how to swim with the sharks without losing your soul or love for the game.

Previous: Mixtape Class
Via TDU.

share save 171 16 Scratch DJ Academy: Semester 01   Beatmaking Class

This summer brings us warm weather, BBQ’s, pool parties, bikinis and New York City- based FLüD’s 2011 summer collection.

New to the FLüD family of watches is the BPM, a drum-machine inspired digital watch that also serves as a calculator. For it’s release, the watch group has teamed with some of Hip Hop’s most acclaimed producers in the BPM Video Series with Jonathan Kim. Among the acclaimed production veterans are Evidence, Exile, DJ Nu Mark, DJ Spinna, Lord Finesse, Showbiz and araabMUZIK, J.Rocc and DJ Babu.

The immortal Lord Finesse talks to us about diggin’ in the crates, the evolution of production and maintaining relevancy. “Lord Finesse gettin’ funky as usual”…

Stay tuned throughout the summer to see more of your fave producers in this innovative video series.

CK

Related: Hit continue reading to watch footage of Finesse spinning some classics in the BX at a recent Tools Of War Park Jams 2011 event.

share save 171 16 FLüD Presents: Beats Per Minute with Lord Finesse

Download the song here.

share save 171 16 Video: Sean Hines Feat. Hit & Edo G   I Got To Have It 2011

Hip Hop Festivali fb DJ Phat Phillie & DJ Don Tom @ Ponton Hip Hop Festival (Zadar)

U sklopu zadarskog Ponton festivala, 7. i 8. kolovoza održati će se i Hip Hop festival u Maraschinu. Prvi dan za gramofonima će biti Phat Phillie, a drugi dan Don Tom. Ulaz je besplatan.

share save 171 16 DJ Phat Phillie & DJ Don Tom @ Ponton Hip Hop Festival (Zadar)

The Ghost and Jadakiss come through with their signature back and forth delivery in their video for “It’s Ok”. The video was filmed at Styles’ Juices For Life juice bar in the Bronx, NY last month. SP’s The World’s Most Hardest MC mixtape coming later this month with Master Of Ceremonies releasing in September.

Download the song here.

Via Miss Info.

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This week MTV celebrated 30 years of broadcasting. Guardian gathered some of the network’s highlights, including people like Eminem, Beastie Boys, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill and more. Check the article here.

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