Doo Wop & Don Blaq – Gotti and Preme
Friday June 27th 2014,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Rap Veterans,Steady Bootleggin',Uptown Kicking It
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Supremefatcat2

These Wop and Blaq leaks are sounding effin’ great, as they bring it over Onyx‘s “Last Dayz” instrumental.



Illa Ghee feat. Sean Price – Speak To ‘Em

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Another cut from Illa Ghee‘s Social Graffiti LP, which drops 8 July. Look out for my interview with Ghee next week.



Apollo Brown feat. Roc Marciano – Shotguns In Hell
Thursday June 26th 2014,
Filed under: Marcberg Season,Steady Bootleggin',Strong Island
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doom-shotgun

This is the other Marcy feature from Apollo Brown‘s Thirty Eight LP.



Stream: Big Rec – Doomsday Album [Produced by Diamond D]
Wednesday June 25th 2014,
Filed under: Albums,Newest Latest,Steady Bootleggin',Streaming-Only
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Check the debut LP from new Diamond D discovery Big Rec from Oklahoma, produced entirely by the “Best Producer On The Mic” himself. Stand-out for me was the “NO 2 NC” which flips the same loop that Godfather Don used on “Seeds of Hate.” Cop it over at iTunes.



Domingo feat. M.O.P and GP100 – We Put It Down

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No idea who GP100 is but there’s never a bad time for a new Mash Out Posse appearance. Taken from Domingo‘s forthcoming Same Game, Different Rules LP.



$amhill – Hustler’s Holiday
Tuesday June 24th 2014,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Newest Latest,Steady Bootleggin'
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Another loosie from Bronx bomber $amhill, Jean Duvall on the beat.



Stream: Chairman Mao’s Across 135th Street – Enjoy Rap Music (And Beats)

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The Chairman has a new radio show for Red Bull Music Academy, where he drops some musical gems that slipped under my CRC rap radar.



Video: 45 King Plays His Demo Beats on 45
Monday June 23rd 2014,
Filed under: 45 Kings,DJ Mixes,Flavor Unit Special,Jersey? Sure!,Video Clips
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Pretty much self-explanatory, from a series of twelve 7 inch singles that will be released over two months. Note the 45 King slip mats courtesy of BBP.



Stream: Lord Finesse – The SP-1200 Project Samplers

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For fans of 90′s era Lord Finesse beats (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) the Slice of Spice crew have compiled a vinyl package to “keep the crowd listening.”

Finesse dug deep into his floppy disk and DAT tape archives to help bring us a monster 25 tracks of unreleased and previously unavailable SP1200 heat. After Finesse hooked-up the E-mu Systems SP1200 and Akai S950 to transfer and sequence these tracks, we had Eddie Sancho mix then, and Tony Dawsey master them.

You can pre-order here.

Below are the samplers from the various volumes, plus three full-length tracks as downloads:
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Ka feat. Roc Marciano – Fall Of The Bronze [New Iron]

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Ka just dropped a new EP with Preservation titled 1200 B.C., which you can cop for $5 here. It previews a new Metal Clergy track with Roc Marciano, which fades out halfway so we can assume that the full version is being saved for the next project.



Mikey D and Devastating Tito – Got’m Say’n Hey [Produced by Large Professor]

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Mikey D and Devastating Tito [Fearless Four] have just teamed-up over a catchy Large Pro production for some of that good old back-and-forth rhyme routine action.

Mikey D and Tito also kicked some rhymes for 45 King‘s Making The Beat show the other week:
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AWAR feat. Roc Marciano – Broad Daylight
Thursday June 19th 2014,
Filed under: Marcberg Season,Newest Latest,Steady Bootleggin'
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Tales of ill-gotten gains over a Vanderslice and Green Steez soundtrack.



Illa Ghee – 90

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World premier of the stand-out cut from BK trooper Illa Ghee‘s third LP, Social Graffiti, which is due 8 July. Driven by a breezy Large Professor head nodder, Ghee drops slang technology buttery enough to cover a jumbo bucket of popcorn, slyly informing us that, “Life’s a bitch – better yet a Kardashian.”



Nas – It Ain’t Hard To Tell (DJ Scratch Remix)
Wednesday June 18th 2014,
Filed under: Remixes,Speaker Smashers,Steady Bootleggin'
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Outstanding remix of “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” from DJ Scratch‘s Scratchmatic project, dropping 4 July at his Scratch Vision site. Loud drums stay winning.



Download: DJ Shred One – Sample Soul Mix
Saturday June 14th 2014,
Filed under: Crates,DJ Mixes,Free Ninety-Nine,Mix Tapes,Steady Bootleggin'
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Ideal mix for the weekend as DJ Shred One blends origianl soul samples with the songs that flipped them for Sample Soul: A Tribute Mix to Soul Music of the ’60s & ’70s Through Hip Hop Beats, courtesy of the URB Mixtape Series.

Track list:
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Download: Fat Lace Show 009

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Missed this when it dropped last month, but nevertheless this is an essential mix of obscure 80′s and 90′s rap courtesy of Drew Huge and Dan Large.



$amhill – Project Misery

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Photo: richdirection

At long last, some new $amhill material for you Bronx rap aficionados, produced by Jean Duvall. This just might be the strongest performance I’ve heard from $amhill yet…



MarQ Spekt and Blockhead – SumOfItsParts

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A snack from the new MarQ Spekt project with Blockhead, titled JustPlayWitIt.



Download: Price Styles – Masterpiece Theater: The Mixtape Vol. 1
Tuesday June 10th 2014,
Filed under: Beantown,Free Ninety-Nine,Mix Tapes,Steady Bootleggin'
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CRC-Approved Boston MC Price Stylez has unleashed his first mixtape, going over a mixture of classic and recent beats courtesy of Dee Jay Element. Shout out to the homie Mal Moe.
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Video: Ruc Da Jackel feat. Blaq Poet – Catch Your Drift

New clip from former Killa Kid Ruc Da Jackel as he recruits QB legend Blaq Poet to bless the booth.