• Funk
  • J Dilla: Back To The Crib Mixtape

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    The unearthing of Dilla treats continues as the Boiler Room release a mixtape of his listening habits. Something a little different from the J Dilla archives in the form of a mixtape but not of his own music. Boiler Room and BBE Records have released an unheard mixtape recorded sometime around the turn of the […]

  • Hip Hop
  • Equals – Nightfall

    Gifted The Great + Blakesmith = Equals. Here is their new EP, Nightfall. In the words of John “Hannibal” Smith, I love it when a plan comes together. I especially love it when music is involved and the collaboration between producers Gifted The Great and French-based Blakesmith is a prime example. Their new EP, Nightfall, dropped […]

  • Funk
  • PLAYLIST: Buttery Jams

    Inspired by Bus Crates, here is a 2-hour Spotify playlist of “buttery jams” from the likes of Herbie Hancock, Bobbi Humphrey and D’Angelo. You know when you’re reminded of the sweetest song and suddenly your mind is flooded with tracks that complement it? That’s what happened a few hours ago when my friend Bus Crates posted […]

  • Hip Hop
  • RKZ – Visionaries (Prod. Handbook)

    RKZ keeps it smooth like butter with his latest track, Visionaries. There are some rapper/producer partnerships that just click and RKZ alongside Handbook go together like Batman and Robin. Visionaries is the third song involving Handbook’s production and jumping straight off the mellow sounds from Favourite Song and Think Of Me, RKZ performs accordingly with […]