Archive for the 'Tributes' Category

Video: Terrace Martin – Can’t Help It (A Tribute to Michael Jackson)

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Michael would have been 55 today. Terrace pays tribute with a cover of “Can’t Help It” at the 1500 or Nothin studios.

Spotted: Complex

Previously: Terrace Martin – 3ChordFold (Album Stream)

Mysonne – Sound of NY (Chris Lighty Tribute)

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Mys pays tribute to Lighty over a track by Ralph Random.

Previously: Mysonne – You Real Me (Video)

Video: Immortal Technique – Roc Raida Tribute

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Tech pays tribute to the late great Roc Raida at the Smokeout Festival in San Bernadino, CA.

Previously: Immortal Technique – The Martyr (Mixtape)

Big Shug – We Miss You (Prod. by DJ Premier)

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Big Shug pays tribute to Guru ahead of what would have been his 50th birthday this coming Sunday.

Download: Link

Previously: DJ Premier’s Guru Tribute Mix (Live on Hot 97)

Video: The X-Ecutioners Pay Tribute To Roc Raida

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Rob Swift, Total Eclipse and Precision of The X-Ecutioners pay tribute to their fallen brethren Roc Raida at the UK DMC Finals in London.

Props: Sumit

Previously: Trinity (A.G., Sadat X & DJ Jab) – Roc Raida Tribute

Video: Talib Kweli’s Gil-Scott Heron Tribute

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Talib Kweli dedicates the end of his set last week on the Summer Stage at Red Hook Park in Brooklyn to Gil Scott-Heron. [via Kingsley]

Bonus: Idle Warship ft. Jean Grae & Jay Knocka – System Addict

via Loudersoft. Artwork after the jump.

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Cee-Lo Green – Baby, I Don’t Care

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Cee Lo Green covers Buddy Holly’s “(You’re So Square) Baby, I Don’t Care” for an upcoming compilation album called Rave On Buddy Holly.

Download: Link

Props: Idolator

Previously: Cee-Lo Green – I Want You (Hold On To Love) (Video)

Cookin Soul x Gil Scott-Heron The Revolution Is Being Televised (Tribute Mix)

Monday, May 30th, 2011

The loss of Gil Scott-Heron at the still tender age of 62 this past weekend was a huge blow to music. He’s one of those figures that it’s hard to even put into words how important he was to this thing that brings us altogether. At least he got a chance to share one final project with the world and work with some of the artists he helped birth before he moved on.

Here is Cookin Soul’s tribute mix, The Revolution is Being Televised. Tracklist and link after the jump.

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Video: Travis Barker x A-Trak x Lil Jon x DJ Jazzy Jeff x Steve Aoki – DJ AM Tribute

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Live in Miami, footage by Derick G.

Previously: Travis Barker ft. Game, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz – Can a Drummer Get Some (Remix)

Warren G – This Is Dedicated To You (Nate Dogg Tribute)

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

Warren G ft. Latoya Williams – This Is Dedicated To You | Nukeshare

Bonus: Warren discussed the record with Big Boi on Friday

Props to RR.

Previously: Snoop, Warren G, Daz & Kurupt Pay Tribute to Nate Dogg @ VIBE’s Respect The West Showcase (Video)