Archive for the 'Tributes' Category

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.

Continue reading this post…

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.

Continue reading this post…

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)

Game – All Doggs Go To Heaven (R.I.P. Nate Dogg)

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Jayceon goes over Don Cannon’s “Final Hour” beat in tribute to Nate Dogg. Game’s name-dropping, although excessive at times, actually comes in handy for this kind of track.

Game – All Doggs Go To Heaven (R.I.P. Nate Dogg) | Nukeshare

Props to DJ Skee

DJ Soul – Big Pun Tribute

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

DJ Soul‘s Big Pun tribute mix that was supposed to drop last year for the 10th anniversary of his death. There are still plans to release it on iTunes and give the proceeds to Pun’s family.

Track list and download link after the jump.

Continue reading this post…

Video: J Dilla: Still Shining (Documentary Trailer)

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Gifted Films Inc presents a Okayplayer OG Brian ‘B.Kyle’ Atkins project, J. Dilla: Still Shining. The comprehensive remembrance piece on the late great James ‘J. Dilla’ Yancey will be available February 7th @ TheJDillaProject.com.

The doc will feature unseen personal photos, and rare concert performance footage. Along with all of that, the project also will feature exclusive testimonials from friends and frequent collaborators like Erykah Badu, Dwele, Pete Rock, Bilal, ?uestlove, Busta Rhymes, Phat Kat, Common, Q-Tip, Houseshoes, and more.

via Okayplayer

Previously: Jaylib (Madlib & J Dilla) – Louder (Blast Your Radio Theme)