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 [...]


26 Mar
Havoc & Prodigy celebrate 20 years since original Infamous

Today is a good day, as the legendary Queensbridge murderers Mobb Deep just premiered a free stream of their upcoming album on Pandora. Oh. Hell. Yes. Set to be released April 1st, The Infamous Mobb Deep drops nearly two decades after their landmark original Infamous album, and features collabs with the likes of Snoop, Nas, Bun B, Busta, Juicy [...]


New England producer and “DJ” — the man who invented manipulating an MPC live like a turntablist — AraabMUZIK drops his free mixtape For Professional Use Only today. As can be expected from the Rhode Island prodigy, expect plenty of skull shattering dubstep laced with highly volatile rhythms, all live programmed of course. Also dig [...]


31 Oct
3 hours of non-stop beats to get your Zombie on tonight

Diplo takes some time off of smoking weed and playing old records to lay down a solid two hour mix for his friends over at the BBC. The massive set features a litany of Diplo-endorsed players layered on top of a heaping roster of blog-beloved cutting edge artists: Danny Brown (get his mixtape HERE), Crookers, [...]


12 Jul
19 tracks of New York emcee's lyrical ass whippings

Noted New York rapper/esteemed loudmouth Azealia Banks finally drops her much anticipated Fantasea mixtape this morning, and the Twitterverse is alight! Marking in 19 track strong, Fantasea opens up strongly with a cover of Prodigy’s classic “Out Of Space”, just one of three covers on the mix, and also includes a slew of previously leaked [...]


25 Jun
Max Tannone's latest cross genetic mashup creation

Mash-ups are fun pretty much no matter what. This rap-punk mash-up is no exception. Mixing the messages of rap — and the parties — with the parties — and message — of Punk, Max Tannone releases his newest genre animorphing, Mic Check 1234. Tannone, formerly known as Minty Fresh Beats, really understands the mash-up. “I chop up [...]


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 [...]


12 Oct
Smack My Bitch Up 2.0

This video for Cinnamon Chasers “Luv Delux” was directed by Saman Keshavarz. It borrows quite heavily from the epic Jonas Åkerlund-directed Prodigy video for “Smack My Bitch Up” (aka the greatest video of all time), but really who can blame him. Is that the Sydney monorail in this? They really got around… Cinnamon Chasers – [...]

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