Tim Westwood uploaded another old school video.
This was inspired by 10years anniversary of GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN I wrote the song so everytime i hear it it reminds me of it. I wrote it the day before yesterday shot yesterday it took me longer to find the beat than to actually write it.
I didnt shoot the 3rd verse for you to focus on the lyrics. no GIRLS, no JEWELRY, RAW ENERGY , its just me check it out.
We lost one of the all time great Jazz/Funk men ever this week. I discovered his music via digging for records to sample and realized my older sis use to play a few of his jams when I was a shorty (She was a funk head). I dug his songs way beyond the loops I could scoop up from them he just made great sophisticated jazzy music. Here’s a few favorite Donald Byrd selections of mine.
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With guest appearances from Ghostface, Action Bronson, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Roc Marciano, Vinnie Paz, Cappadonna & additional beats from DJ Premier & Oh No, you can expect nothing less then top notch production and rewind worthy lyricism from CZARFACE. “We are CZARFACE because they know our faces and they know us for being dope rhyme suppliers, like Tony Montana we are known for our balls and our word; lyrically we will conquer the world and everything in it” states Deck. Esoteric explains further, “CZARFACE is a vigilante, anti-hero character who serves as the face of the project, and his focus is on annihilating the media darlings that the mainstream caters to.”
Petey Cologne (Haltime / WNYU) and DJ J-Smoke of the legendary turntablism clique The Allies have been working on this project for some months now, and it’s finally here for your listening pleasure. Presented by 2dopeboyz and Classic Material NY, this mixtape takes you on a journey through some of the rarer side of Nasir Jones, including demos, B-sides, non-album cuts and original samples.
Hip Hop pioneer Kool DJ Red Alert talks to Enveonline about his start in the hip hop culture. He recalls being influences by his Caribbean background as well as people such as Kool Herc. Red Alert then breaks down how DJ Brucie Bee help start the trend of the “Mixtape”, as well as other DJ’s such as Dj Kid Capri, and Funkmaster Flex who helped developed the Brand. The pioneer breaks down the politics in the business with radio stations and how he survived in the industry!