The Grammy-nominated producer donned the classic blindfold, picked three records, and chopped them up with Serato Sample for Rhythm Roulette. DJ Dahi returned to Rhythm Roulette for a second time with the help of Serato’s new piece of software called Serato Sample. As the name suggests, the plugin offers producers the chance to chop up, […]
Samples include Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, and The Fugees. For JAY-Z’s first solo album since 2013, much was expected from 4:44 in the way of creativity. A lot had happened in his life in that time including the elevator bust-up and his alleged affair. No ID was brought in as the producer and 4:44 put […]
Bobby Brusberg reviewed The Hell Hole Store’s Return To The Hell Hole. Sometimes hip-hop music doesn’t need to address societal or political issues to be powerful. I’m not sure if anyone has addressed environmental issues in their music yet. But they will. The current state of the USA is ripe for musical commentary, but sometimes […]
The OP-1 maestro returns with another fine concoction entitled I Need U. I’ve wanted an OP-1 since it was released and creations like this are the reason why. Jeremy Blake – better known as Red Means Recording – made another fine track with his trusty synth and called it I Need U. Stream it below […]
30 minutes of intriguing conversation between Joe Kay of Soulection and Peanut Butter Wolf of Stones Throw. Joe Kay had Stones Throw owner and legendary hip hop figure Peanut Butter Wolf on his show talking about everything from Dilla and Madlib to the inner-workings of owning a record label. Stream it below.
Smino’s Anita is our Song for Sunday. Do not sleep on Smino. Anita is taken from his debut album blkswn and demonstrates his rapping talents alongside some fine production from Soulection alumnus Monte Booker. Stream it below.
We have the exclusive premiere of Justo’s Black Ops with an interview with the Brooklyn native. Coming from the birthplace of hip hop, a lot can be expected from New York rapper. The history is rich within each borough, let alone the whole state or the entire East Coast. But Justo takes this all in […]
Norwegian beatmaker and Pokémon enthusiast HM Surf drops a new beat called “Spinach.” HM Surf is a producer we’ve been listening to for a while. The Pokémon aesthetic initially drew me in and then I heard the beats. Smooth and minimal, delicate and succinct. Spinach is no exception with its clean chord progression and soft drums […]