Video: D.I.T.C ft. Fat Joe, Lord Finesse & Diamond D – Rock Shyt

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Fat Joe, Lord Finesses and Diamond D drop a video for their Supa Ugly produced cut “Rock Shyt”, off the upcoming D.I.T.C project Sessions, due on October 28th.

Previously: D.I.T.C ft. Fat Joe, Lord Finesse & Diamond D – Rock Shyt

D.I.T.C ft. Fat Joe, Lord Finesse & Diamond D – Rock Shyt

Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Pioneering Bronx crew and legion of legends D.I.T.C today announced a new album called Sessions that they have slated for an October 28th release. They have also liberated the tracklist, which features appearances from pretty much the entire crew, plus the lead single “Rock Shyt” featuring Lord Finesse, Diamond D and Fat Joe going in over a glorious guitar riff.

Continue below to stream and check out the tracklist.

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D.I.T.C ft. Fat Joe, Lord Finesse & Diamond D – Rock Shyt

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Oh, nothing to see here, just a few legends connecting on a new record. This is the latest leak from D.I.T.C’s extensive catalog of hew music as they prepare for their upcoming compilation album.

Produced by Supa Ugly.

Listen below.

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D.I.T.C ft. A.G. – 16 & Out (Prod. by Lord Finesse)

Monday, February 15th, 2016

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The D.I.T.C Studios compilation project is still on deck and until it gets here, the new music will keep coming. This week we get a solo record from A.G. called “16 & Out” produced by the legendary Lord Finesse.

Listen below.

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Video: Redman & Lord Finesse – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Oh well, what do we have here? Just two of my favorite rappers of ALL TIME freestyling together on Tony Touch’s show.

Previously: Redman – Mudface (Album Stream)

Diggin’ In The Crates: Twelve Jewelz (Volume 6)

Friday, July 10th, 2015

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Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus)

The gems continue this week as we return with Volume 6 of our Twelve Jewelz series. This time around we’ve got a dozen more B-Sides, remixes, unreleased cuts, bonus bangers, and mixtape rarities from the ’90s and early 2000s for you to feast your ears on. Take a break from the new shit and enjoy another trip down memory lane below. And after you stream/read, make sure to click that download link at the bottom of the post to add these Twelve Jewelz to your collection!

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Video Vault: 5 Classic D.I.T.C. Music Videos From 1995

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus)

The more time I spend revisiting ‘90s gems for our Twelve Jewelz series, the more I find myself diving as deep as I can into the Diggin’ In The Crates crew catalog. To me, D.I.T.C. is the essence of New York street hip-hop, complete with gritty, boom bap, neck-breaking beats and sample-based jazz/soul sounds, and that witty, no-bullshit Big Apple talk. They’re a special rap collective that deserves to be celebrated more than they normally are, for sure. So as we continue our look back at one of rap’s most monumental years, we invite you take a break from the new shit and enjoy our latest Video Vault featuring 5 Classic D.I.T.C. Music Videos From 1995. Hit the jump to read/watch.

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Lord Finesse on Juan Epstein

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Bronx Legend, DITC co-founder and my personal hero Lord Finesse hooked up with Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds for the latest installment of Juan Epstein.

Yes the Lord came thru to talk about everything. He covers the start of his career and the role Guru played in it, the creation of DITC, discovering Big L, working with Biggie, working on Chronic 2001 and Detox, and much more!

Previously: Lord Finesse on The Combat Jack Show

Freddie Foxxx on The Combat Jack Show

Friday, June 27th, 2014

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The legendary Freddie Foxxx aka Bumpy Knuckles appeared on the The Combat Jack Show and shared a lot of unfiltered rap history. Freddie discussed meeting Chuck D during a time where his life was on the line for the culture, his relationship with Tupac, being down with the Paid In Full Posse (Eric B.), his battle-rapping past, what happened with Queen Latifah/Flavor Unit, getting blackballed by Steve Stoute, what business lessons he learned from being around Naughty by Nature/D.I.T.C., being around Nas during his beef with Jay-Z and of course, his most famous beatdown stories dispelled.

I’m probably forgetting a lot but the full 2 hours is worth the time.

Previously: Marley Marl on The Combat Jack Show | Lord Finesse on The Combat Jack Show

Lord Finesse on The Combat Jack Show

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Finesse is the man, believe that! The NYC legend is the latest guest on The Combat Jack Show.

Says Jack:

Diggin’ In The Crates co-founder Lord Finesse gives us a history lesson on his days as the Funky Technician, discovering the late great Big L, being a part of the Notorious B.I.G.’s classic ‘Ready To Die’ album, running with Puff, working closely to this day with Dr. Dre and his legal issues with Mac Miller. Of course there’s more to this, so pull up a chair because rap class is in session so you can stop guessing. PLUS, a cameo comeback by Dallas Penn. #Str8Flourishments in effect b.

Listen below.

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