Taking the concept of limited edition to the next level, Wu Tang is releasing one single copy of Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. In a movement to keep ahead of the curve in music trends, and the mission to re-assign value to music as a high art-form, such as the likes of Mozart (when music wasn’t [...]


21 Mar
Almost as good as a beach packed with bikinis & pina coladas

If by chance you were unlucky enough to be the 99.99999999% of the world that missed Art Department’s set at this New Year’s BPM Festival in sun-drenched Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, we’ve got good news. No, it’s not a time machine that will take you back to a turquoise beach peppered with bikinis and pina [...]


French DJ Brodinski drops a nearly one-hour long mixtape journey into present day hip-hop. Produced in collaboration with Club 75 FM, Blue Finessin’ features a Who’s Who of 2014 rap including Young Thug, French Montana, Freddie Gibbs, Future, Travis Porter and more. There’s never been a shortage of love for American rap from the French, and Brodinski does nothing to [...]


7 Feb
One-hour set of underground hip-hop, soul & experimental heat

Madlib jumps on Benji B’s show at BBC Radio 1 for a one-hour set of underground hip-hop, experimental beats and the heavily blunted soul and funk he’s well known for. The left field LA producer and wordsmith also plays a bunch of his instrumentals, as well as tracks from alter egos like Quasimoto. Collaborations like Madvillain [...]


As is the case almost every year, 2013 was loaded with amazing music put out by the most creative artists of our age. We posted mixtapes from some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Killer Mike x Big Boi, Jay-Z + 9th Wonder and then other tapes by [...]


Back once again it’s the renegade master, b-boy damager — power to the people! The great Z-Trip has returned from a self-imposed sabbatical with a newfound hunger for expression, a fresh outlook on music, and most importantly… a new mixtape! Recorded for BBC Radio 1, the Z-Trip Hip Hop Takeover Mix features Zach at the [...]


California producer MiMOSA, aka Tigran, returns with a mixtape of his specially blended future beats to promote his upcoming Event Horizon tour. Blending his signature sounds of hip-hop, bass and straight up wobble (don’t call it dubstep) with a healthy new dose of trap, MiMOSA crafts a 40 minute set that sees him taking his [...]


Ha ha — do y’all remember when people used to lament the corporatization of hip-hop? Like, when it first started to go mainstream and everyone was up in arms because N.W.A. and Body Count were being banned from record stores (Google “Tower Records” kids), and Public Enemy had middle America experiencing Tea Party-like fainting spells [...]

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