Archive for June, 2016

Lloyd Banks – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2004)

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

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This Throwback Thursday, Westwood has got a 2004 Lloyd Banks freestyle over Fat Joe’s “Lean Back.” You’ve probably heard this before, I’m pretty sure it ended up on a G-Unit mixtape or something at some point. But it’s definitely still worth revisiting and the quality on this version seems a bit better than previous copies.

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Wiz Khalifa – Mismatch

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

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Here’s some new heat from Wiz Khalifa called “Mismatch.”

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Video: Playboi Carti ft. Uno The Activist – What

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Here’s the new video for Playboi Carti’s “What” featuring Uno The Activist, as premiered by A$AP Rocky in London on Wednesday. In the clip, Carti and Uno turn a bougie Old Money party the fuck up and Rocky makes a cameo. This will appear on he A$AP Mob’s upcoming Cozy Tapes Vol. 1 compilation, due on July 22nd.

Previously: Joey Fatts ft. A$AP NAST & Playboi Carti – Action

Sheek Louch, Dax Mpire & Uncle Murda – I Love NY

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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Infamous DJ Haze brings together Sheek Louch, Uncle Murda and up-and-comer Dax Mpire on “I Love NY,” an ode to the Apple over a flip of the “California Love” beat.

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Mick Jenkins x theMIND – Sunkissed

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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Mick Jenkins and theMIND drop off a Summery new joint celebrating the melanin rich called “Sunkissed” which was commissioned by 1800 Tequila. Produced by Da-P.

I’m also including a stream of theMIND’s new mixtape Summer Camp, which features appearances from Donnie Trumpet and Towkio among others. Listen below.

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Skyzoo – Friend Or Foe Pt. 3

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt, Genius brings in Skyzoo to add a third chapter to Jay’s two part “Friend or Foe” narrative. Sky picks up the story 20 years after the events of Jay’s song from the perspective of the orphaned child of the yardie Jay plugged in “Friend or Foe ’98”. Because he used this storytelling device, he ends up taking some good-natured shots at Jay, which makes this even more of an interesting listen.

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Video: Torii Wolf & DJ Premier ft. Dilated Peoples – 1st (Remix)

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Torii Wolf’s DJ Premier produced, Dilated Peoples assisted remix to her single “1st” gets a new visual which highlights the recording sessions for the track.

Previously: Torii Wolf & DJ Premier ft. Dilated Peoples – 1st (Remix)

Hannibal King – World Go Round

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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Hannibal King circles back around with a new self-produced cut called “World Go Round,” his first new solo joint since he dropped Don’t Die in April.

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Drake – One Dance (Culture Clash Dub)

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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A couple of weeks ago in London, Mixpak and Popcaan won the 2016 Red Bull Culture Clash competition and closed out their set with an exclusive dubplate remix of Drake’s “One Dance.” Today, they shared a CDQ rip of the plate.

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Snoop Dogg – My Carz (Prod. by J DIlla)

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

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Snoop’s new album Coolaid arrives this Friday, but if you’re an Apple Music subscriber you can stream the album in full right now (embed below). If not, Snoop has liberated another cut, “My Carz,” which finds him waxing poetic about his whip collection over a production by the late J Dilla.

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