Okayplayer’s Mixtape Mondays feature has opened me up to a whole new world of mixtapes. I am Jasmine, they are Aladdin and this particular mixtape is RUH RUH LIKE A DUNGEON DRAGON. DJ Young EZ describes Guaranteed Raw Vol. 1 as such: “An hour of classic 90s hip-hop shit cause Dipset is what’s ‘old school’(…)
SIX TRACKS OF FIRE! I mean, wow. I guess it’s not surprising that Freeway, Girl Talk and a host of guest stars including Waka Flocka Flame and Jadakiss would make something that went so incredibly hard, but still. WHOA. Broken Ankles is incredible. Download it for free on Datpiff! And also definitely watch the video(…)
THEESatisfaction can do no wrong and when is NOT the right time for some new spaced-out R&B? The duo’s new mixtape – “and that’s your time” is yeah – 19 minutes and five seconds of bliss. Listen below and/or buy it from their Bandcamp while you wait patiently for their new full-length record.
In this internet world where a day seems like a lifetime, Yeezus is really standing the test of time for me. I keep coming back to it and loving it more with each listen. (Good work, Kanye – I know you need that reassurance.) A lot of Yeezus’s greatness comes from its production, and therefore(…)
YO! This mix has been out since April, but I keep coming back to it over + over + OVER whenever I need a life boost. If you like Drake, Purity Ring, Danny Brown, Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, Juicy J, Trinidad James, Action Bronson, Tame Impala, Dirty Projectors, Robyn….really, if you like ANY music at(…)
GET IT, INNANET! DJ Hennessy Youngman is back with CVS Bangers Volume 2! It’s longer and stronger than the original – so that means like 50 times the airhorn and 5 times the sad white guys. My personal favorite moment comes during the bridge of “Manic Monday” – listen for it!
As a person who thinks that Zebra Katz was divinely sent from the universe in order to make the world a better place, I often lament the lack of ZK material in the world of the internet. I’ve seen him live several times and always had my mind blown – BUT he (and his goddess(…)
Dear friends, I’m about to drop a tip on you that may change your musical life. If you’d like to be exposed to new and interesting music that’s wrapped up in a fun and easy-to-consume package, please listen to FACT mixes. If you’re unfamiliar, FACT is a UK-based magazine (online-only as of 2009) and once(…)