Nipsey Hussle & DJ Premier | The Premier Hussle (Full Album)

Word on the street is that there was a DJ Premier/Nipsey Hussle collaboration in the works prior to Nipsey Hussle's untimely demise last month, this remix/reimagining might be your best option unless there are some tracks in the vault. The project "The Premier Hussle" presented by Altered Crates & DJ Tiger puts Neighborhood Nip and Premier into an alternate universe where the listener can almost believe the synergy is real. DJ Tiger blends some of Premier's lesser known tracks with Nipsey's acapella's for the ultimate dream collabo Marvel issue of "What If?". Peep it out.
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This; That; and the Third: The Mogli (Dragon School) Interview

 

In this episode of "This; That; and the Third" DJ Ammbush kicks the year off with Drummer/Photographer/Videographer and all around creative Mogli. Mogli reps Oakland's Dragon School, a non profit that provides "youth and the general public a unique place to experiment, collaborate and develop community ownership via artistic avenues. Dragon School's method re-imagines the neighborhood as a shared culture of art, where unity is strengthened by diversity". Mogli breaks down his beginnings and how his life led to connecting with Dragon School. Inspirational jewels for any creative, tune in!

 

New Music from Producer Sideswipe "Fairlight Fairlady" EP

"Born in the Bay, posted in Philly" producer Sideswipe follows up his last project, "Goners," released earlier this year with his latest release "Fairlight Fairlady". Sideswipe stays in the realm of gritty, sample based instrumentals that carry with or without vocals. 5 instrumentals deep is enough to get caught in the grimey soundscapes. Download "Fairlight Fairlady" and other projects from Sidewipe at https://sideswipey.bandcamp.com

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The Blind Fold (The Seven Cyphers)

"The Blind Fold (The Seven Cyphers)" is the 2nd of a 7 part video series following the collectives last visual "Brethren" released last month. We're not exactly sure if this is build up to an official release but we'll keep an eye out for any movement. The song features Keese Sama, ishgoswish, Shugga, Chow Mane, Firefly Oshenisis, Jordan Garrett and Austan Found. From Austan Found: The 2nd cypher is a game of cards among friends. It features Keese Sama, ishgoswish, Shugga, Chow Mane, Firefly Oshenisis and Jordan Garrett. The beat was produced by myself (Austan Found) and Kyle Betty. The video was shot by Thee Shooters and edited by Michael Ruggles.

Video: DJ MUGGS x ROC MARCI - Shit I'm On

The New Single off the DJ Muggs & Roc Marciano album "KAOS", which is expected to arrive on October 19. Ahead of its release, the duo has dropped a new video for “Shit I’m On.” KAOS boasts 10 fresh tracks intended to soundtrack an upcoming feature film, which follows two childhood friends — Muggs and Roc Marci, — who were brought up in different areas of New York. After a significant amount of time spent apart, they are reunited after Muggs serves out a 10-year prison bid. With hopes to rule the streets once again, the trio act out in ‘kaos’ towards anyone who tries to get in their way. The album represents their journey. Until then, watch the “Shit I’m On” video above and pre-order the album here.  SHIT I'M ON - Directed by The Infamous Oz

Smif-N-Wessun Revisit "Dah Shinin" For NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Smif-N-Wessun have joined the growing list of Hip Hop artists to perform on NPR’s popular Tiny Desk Concert series. The duo of Tek and Steele took it back to 1995’s Dah Shinin, performing “Bucktown” and “Stand Strong” from their classic debut. Smif-N-Wessun also premiered a new song, “One Time,” from their upcoming album with 9th Wonder. Smif-N-Wessun’s Tiny Desk Concert appearance comes amid an exciting time for the duo. The All, Tek and Steele’s collaborative effort with 9th Wonder, was completed in July. The Boot Camp Clik members just dropped its lead single, “Let It Go,” last week. The All will be the duo’s first release since 2013’s Born And Raised EP and first full-length project since 2011’s Monumental LP with Pete Rock. Listen to Smif-N-Wessun’s “Let It Go” below and watch their Tiny Desk Concert above.