Jazz Sampling Video

DJ Premier Remixes Louis Jordan's 1946 Classic

I’m convinced that if you don’t know who DJ Premier is by now, you’ve got to be in a coma. No one can sleep on this guy for that long and still have their consciousness in tact. About two years ago, I got into the game L.A. Noire and absolutely fell in love with everything …

Video

VIDEO: Motel Eola - Kids Looking For Gold "Final Session"

We get a glimpse of Motel Eola’s Final Session before he drops Kids Looking For Gold. Kids Looking For Gold. Isn’t that a great title for an album? London beat master Motel Eola has released his “Final Session” promo video, filmed and edited by Amir Mekkaoui, for his upcoming beat tape out on 13th December. It shows …

Electronic Video

ONE TO WATCH: Wize The Producer

Wize the Producer, Rapper, Singer is set to drop his new track Oxymoronical over the Rick Ross “Amsterdam” beat and gives you more than you bargain for… Wize sets the tone of nicely from start to finish with a great flow that matches the beat to a T. Wize is a North London artist that has been …

Video

SATURDAY MATINÉE: J Dilla In The Studio

A short Saturday Matinée featuring J Dilla, Common and Frank-N-Dank. Something a little shorter for your Saturday Matinée but by no means poor. Filmed a few years before his unfortunate death, this five and a half minute piece of footage shows J Dilla in his basement studio, working with rapper Common and hip hop duo …

Free Download Hip Hop Sampling

FREE DOWNLOAD: Exile - Cassette

Beatmaker Exile releases a free mixtape featuring rare Blu & Aloe Blacc tracks. I do love a good free mixtape (as long as it’s actually good). Rest assured, when I heard Exile had released one, I was on it immediately. Cassette is a collection of unreleased tracks taken straight from his four-track recorder. Amongst the songs, you …

Interviews

INTERVIEW: Fresh Kils

Arguably our biggest interview yet, we spoke to Fresh Kils about his hip hop origins. Just yesterday, I was watching a video over at Dubspot with Fresh Kils talking about his MPC 1000 and how he uses it. Even today, we told you about MC FÜBB’s latest EP with Kils on the beats. Well, now …

Hip Hop

MC FÜBB - the poet [EP]

Canada’s MC FÜBB waxes lyrical on his new EP, “the poet”. Hip hop in Canada goes way past Drake; you have acts like K’naan and Kardinal Offishall (on a mainstream tip), Fresh Kils, k-os, MC Bones of Organized Rhyme and Shad on a slightly more underground vibe, even two-thirds of Main Source. We can now add MC FÜBB …