New music video off SZA’s new EP Z.
Two weeks from today Detroit producer Apollo Brown will be releasing his newest instrumental soundtrack Thirty Eight. The sound falls somewhere between the end of 70s heroin and the beginning of 80s crack, with all the cigarette burns and scratches intact. The technicolor journey begins today with a three track collection of instrumentals from the project that Apollo has titled Cigarette Burns EP.
“From Nas to Aerosmith to Johnny Cash and Nina Simone, Massachusetts producer CHEATCODE is a chemist when he breathes new life into songs you’d think couldn’t normally be joined together. Blending the Brooklyn duo Dead Prez with English rockers Pink Floyd and their classic hit, “Another Brick In the Wall (Pt.II)” his take on “They Schools” is as entertaining as much as it is introspective. As the hard hitting instrumental creeps up to a banging verse that touches on the issues associated with the present day eduction system, it’s important to note that, though the songs were recorded nearly a generation apart, the themes still are applicable to this day. Give this one a play through and remember that education is what you make it.”
Thanks to DJ Premier for coming thru with the CDQ version of this new NYGz banger that dropped recently on his Serato collabo.
At the site of the future Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx (Kingsbridge Armory), a press conference took place for the 30th anniversary of Kurtis Blow’s track “Basketball.” Hip-Hop pioneers and legends stood alongside Councilman Fernando Cabrera and industry-men alike to commemorate the event. Here’s to hoping that the museum is seen through to completion, which is more likely now given that the newly elected Mayor appears to be a Hip-Hop head.
Read the full article HERE.