Massive Attack remixed Nas’ single The Don. Re-produced and arranged by Robert Del Naja and Tim Goldsworthy.
Strong Arm Steady has collaborated with Statik Selektah for what will be their second album for Stones Throw. The 14-track Stereotype will be released August 14th.
Stereotype features production exclusively from the Brooklyn-based DJ, Statik Selektah, whose past collaborations include Nas, Freddie Gibbs and Action Bronson and features appearances from the extended SAS family including Planet Asia and Chace Infinite plus West Coast newcomers Casey Veggies, Schoolboy Q and the Black Hippy crew and southern rap veteran David Banner.
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There’s no denying that the Beat Junkies are one of the most influential DJ crews ever assembled. With collaborations with some of the most defining acts and individuals in a variety of genres, it’s only right to celebrate the twenty-years since the crew emerged from the Los Angeles and Bay Area underground. LRG is pleased to announce For the Record -a short-form documentary that places a needed spotlight on the Beat Junkie’s influence and progression lent towards hip-hop and DJ culture. In addition, an LRG x World Famous Beat Junkies Tee and Limited New Era Snapback will be available when the Beat Junkies kick off their world tour which gets started Saturday, June 30 at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. For now, let the teaser trailer serve as a warmup for the July 2 release date of For the Record.
After having composed tracks for the likes of Tragedy Khadafi, Termanology, Blaq Poet and M.O.P., among others, the French production team known as Alterbeats deliver their debut producer compilation album The French Revolution. Including guest features from the likes of both legendary and underground mainstays, such as Sadat X, AG, Chief Kamachi, Block McCloud, Reef The Lost Cauze, Bekay, Red Eye, Shabaam Sahdeeq and more, Alterbeats unleash their soundtrack to the human and individual struggle to live free. The French Revolution is now available to stream in its entirety.
Here’s the latest Rome Clientel video, the intro off of The Empire: The Lost Catacombs. The song is called “Enter the Catacombs,” and is directed by Brandon Cooklin. Rome is almost nearing completion of his follow-up EP, The Empire: The Battlegrounds.
Armed with a dusty SP-1200 and equally weathered records, Gensu Dean made a splash in the indie rap scene with his debut LP Lo-Fi Fingahz on Mello Music Group. The record was an uncompromising modern display of tradition—hardcore MC’s over hardcore beats, plain and simple. The project was a proud beacon for the old guard, a proclamation that hip-hop can grow but the roots will always be the foundation. Now Gensu and MMG are dropping the instrumentals.