Ixxy, or its it Izzy? A hard-to-pin producer, even by name, let alone by sound style, is a genre-bending producer who has just put out A Fortnight for Kanye mixtape totaling 14 tracks — all having been produced in the span of 14 days. While the actual connection to Kanye is negligible, the inspiration claims to [...]


15 Jun
Celebrate the world's greatest sporting event on BBC 1Xtra

With the ball just dropping for the 2014 FIFA World Cup yesterday, Diplo kicked off  with his hour-long mix on the BBC 1Xtra Mistajam. The Brazilian location of the soccer showdown seems to have had some impression on the mix, as much of the mix is heavy with Latin-American verve, not to mention some big-name remixes of [...]


As The Guardian reports, director Steve Loveridge has just quit his long ongoing documentary about M.I.A. due to funding problems— enough to prompt the Sri Lankan/London rabblerouser to suggest a Kickstarter to keep the project going. Yesterday, the erstwhile director resorted to his own Tumblr page to release a teaser for the movie, instructing viewers [...]


The Hood Internet’s latest mixtape dropped this morning, and as can be expected it’s packed to the cellophane with what one would dub party starting mashups. The Mixtape Volume Seven is what you wanna put on in that summer BBQ before the DJ’s get set up, or maybe what you wanna play when you’re trying to [...]


29 Jan
Kanye, Neptunes, French Montana, Wale, Jake One & more

The king of the cocaine rappers, he who makes it snow like a blizzard, Pusha T prepares the world for his upcoming My Name is My Name LP with his latest mixtape, simply titled Wrath of Caine. Pusha, aka Virginia Beach’s Terrence Thornton, dropped a trailer announcing the mixtape earlier this month and now the mixtape [...]


27 Dec
The Sunset Strip's Roxy Theater kicks off the 20th Anniversary of hip-hop's most beloved party album

In our humble opinion, there is no better hip-hop party album ever recorded than the Pharcyde’s stellacular Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde. It is pure celebration in sonic form (oh how many brain cells we’ve happily surrendered to “Oh Shit”). In honor of The Pharcyde’s groundbreaking 1992 debut, (which, by the way, was quoted as Kanye [...]


This week at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood Smart Car took the sheets off what will surely be its most talked about creation ever: the Smart Forjeremy fully electric vehicle. Smart were obviously going all out for the event, plying the couture crowd with plenty of top shelf booze and appetizers. The Bulleit Rye [...]


In collaboration with adidas, Jay-Z ‘s culture site Life + Times premiers a new mixtape created by hip-hop beat veteran DJ Neil Armstrong. Mixing for eclectic hip-hop legends like The Roots, De La Soul, Kanye West and even formerly the Jigga himself, the Adidas Global Ambassador carries a deep knowledge of musical history and impeccable turntable skills. With a musicologist’s touch, Armstrong has [...]

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