Tracklist and download link after jump.
Diggin’ in the Crates Crew founding father Diamond D is the epitome of what it means to be a rapper/producer. Not only will he “take a beat and flip it, with so much flavor niggas wanna sip it,” but he’ll also “smoke an MC like a Newport.” The South Bronx bomber, who’s responsible for crafting all the dope beats and witty raps for his quintessential debut solo album, Stunts, Blunts, & Hip Hop, has worked alongside legends from coast to coast.
Read the whole article at Complex.
Brooklyn Bodega’s Wes Jackson speaks to legendary producer / deejay Marley Marl about his humble beginnings with the late Mr. Magic, the legendary Juice Crew All-Stars, and reveals some of his special guests for his tribute to Rap Attack & Mr. Magic’s legacy.
Marley also remembers hearing his work for the first time in the early days of Hip Hop radio, helping his roommate Eric B. with Paid in Full, & giving a young Pete Rock some opportunities.
In the last part of the interview, Marley talks about resurrecting LL Cool J’s career with Mama Said Knock You Out, discovering the Lords of the Underground and more.
Hit continue reading to watch parts 2 & 3.
DOOM & Ace were in Switzerland to perform at Montreux Jazz Festival. Above is Ace doing his thing, and below DOOM does Rhinestone Cowboy with The Robert Glasper Experiment.
DJ PREMIER’S FAVORITE 50 SONGS THAT FEATURED GURU–(R.I.P.)
(THIS IS NOT IN ANY PARTICULAR ORDER….I AM JUST LISTING THE JOINTS AS THEY COME TO ME IN MY HEAD) .
AND PLEASE DO NOT START TELLING ME WHAT I MISSED ! THESE ARE MY FAVORITES…FEEL FREE TO DO YOUR OWN.
Hit continue reading to check Preemo’s list.
Something to drive around to during these hot summer nights. Tracklist & download link after the jump.