17 Sep
Cos there ain't no such thing as half-way crooks

Cue up “Quiet Storms” on iTunes and kick up your feet in a pair of Mobb Deep‘s official Timberland boots. The level 61 6″ classics have a brown level upper and the expected trademark Timberland rubber outsole, as well as rope laces through metal eyelets and green nubuck ankle collar. An appropriate paring considering that Timberland has […]

Def Jam’s Jeremih and LA syrup-house producer Shlohmo have united again, which is a collab you probably remember seeing here (as the “Bo Peep (Do U Right)” video) and hearing as well (“No More” track stream). The No More EP, titled after the previously mentioned track, features 6 songs — including a collab with Chance the Rapper titled “The End”. […]

Producer Amerigo Gazaway returns with the latest addition to his Soul Mate series — his mashup skills already well established with the Yasiin Gaye Marvin Gaye x Mos Def mixtape (and don’t forget about Part II as well). This time around Gazaway’s The Big Payback focuses on the erstwhile hardest working man in show business, pairing James Brown with the […]

Disclosure have been killing it pretty much all over the place lately. In case you haven’t noticed, they played the Brit Awards with Lorde, ran Coachella, rocked the Infiniti/Red Bull boat at the Monaco GP last weekend and pretty much rule the house universe with an iron fist. The young UK brothers’ sound is definitely house, […]

Earlier this month Mobb Deep announced a new studio album and accompanying tour, and today they drop the first track from said project. “Taking You Off Here” is pretty much signature Mobb Deep, a sinister slice of New York grit laced with a broken drum break. Some great lines in there from Prodigy, as can only […]

8 Aug
Mexican producers drop second EP for LA's Culprit Records

Mexican duo Climbers (Jay Blakk and Kiko Deal) have just dropped their second EP in 3 months with Los Angeles label Culprit Records, a typically well-produced piece of dark ass shaking titled “2 Come Back”. In addition to the original mix the EP includes two remixes by Miguel Campbell and Fur Coat, and to promote […]

This goes back a couple years, but since I was just turned onto it many of you out there may not know it either. In the great tradition of long form hip-hop inspired mash-up mixtapes like Enter the Magical Mystery Chambers, Wugazi: 13 Chambers and A Shaolin Jazz Tribute comes Bobb Deep: Queensbridge Meets Kingston, […]

21 Feb
Mobb Deep's infamous Queensbridge MC returns

One of rap’s all time lyrical greats, Mobb Deep’s articulate Queensbridge assassin Prodigy, returns with a free mixtape today courtesy of Complex. After dropping the original H.N.I.C. back in 2000, P did his time in the clink thanks to some gun charges. A lot has changed in over a decade (including a brief stint on […]