Just like Raekwon’s last Throwback Thursday entry (), the Wu Tang Clan’s esteemed Chef is back to the kitchen mixing up another soul classic. This time around, Raekwon hits up the Spinners’ “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love?”, and laces some supreme Rae babble over the classic track. Originally dropped back in 1973, the song is [...]


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”. [...]


SoCal producer Carlos Serrano has just mixed another mashup of two top vocalists, this time being the UK’s pop/R&B crooner Sam Smith and new album Ultraviolence-releasing Lana Del Rey. You’ve heard our two cents about the latter of before, but she still puts out some decent tunes. Sam Smith, on the other hand, has been lost in [...]


After two  prior throwback inspirations in the #TBT series (the Horace Brown-based”Stop Trippin” and Rose Royce’s “Wishing on a Star” being the last two), the Wu Chef now drops his third #TBT installment, this one based on the Isley Brothers classic “Footsteps in the Dark”  — you know, the one that soundtracked Ice Cube having an [...]


Harlem rapper Cam’ron (also known as Cameron Ezike Giles or Killa Cam) has released the first EP from his highly anticipated “First of the Month” series. The track list from the Diplomats founder includes five songs with appearances by Sen City and UN KASA. Stream First of the Month Vol. 1 below and catch Cam’s “Funeral” [...]


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 [...]


25 Jun
5 Parties, 5 Cities, Sh*tloads Of Burgers & Beats

Not near Miami for a Dirtybird BBQ? Well now they’re bringing it to you. Sloppy, fun, backyard BBQ-style party with dirtybird-style beats abound. The erstwhile San Francisco (and currently LA) crew is taking their party on the road for a five-city BBQ tour that is guaranteed to get your grill turnt up to 11. Claude [...]


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 [...]

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