Posts Tagged ‘los angeles’

Young L – A.K. Feat. Slug Christ & Stalin Majesty (Produced by Young L)

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Young L reworks one of the best Awful Records tracks of the year with tremendous results.

Salva – Moves To Make Ft. Problem

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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I’ve had mixed feelings about Salva’s previous work with rappers, but this one really hit home as a great homage to classic West Coast rap. The last minute is a full-on tribute to the Chronic.

Taken from Salva’s Peacemaker album, available for download HERE.

Antwon – Rain Song featuring Lil Ugly Mane (prod. Shawn Kemp)

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Just as the title says, Antwon and the elusive Lil Ugly Mane together again. Taken from Antwon’s upcoming Heavy Hearted In Doldrums. Premiered via GVB.


Apropos The Game Of Thrones Mixtape, Here Be A 4 HRSMN Song

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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I’m sure Catch The Throne is gonna deliver it’s share of hilarity (it already kinda there). But due to its existence, I feel the need to remember The Four Horsemen (4 HRSMN).
Rightly forgotten by most, 4 HRSMN were a super group consisting of Canibus, Killah Priest, Kurupt, Ras Kass. If you didn’t live through the glory days of late 90s-early 00s underground rap, you probably won’t understand why this seemed like a good idea circa 98-ish. For the purposes of this post, all you need to know is that their song ‘The Horsemen’ (above) is already the top contender for the greatest medieval/fantasy themed rap song of all time. Rap Genius has a transcript of the song’s lyrics, it’s predictably inaccurate but close enough to give you a proper idea of why I hold it such high regard. Daddy Yankee is going to have to strain really hard on those Gasolina:Dragon Fire metaphors to top Canibus’ campaign plan of marching on France.
If you want to hear more from the hilarious trainwreck that was The Horsemen Project, CLICK HERE.

Flying Lotus – Hide me ft. Shabazz Palaces

Friday, December 13th, 2013
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I can’t blame people for jizzing all over the Kanye remix with Thundercat, but is a dream collabo in its own right and deserves to be singled out as well. If only it was longer… and was a full album. We’re overdue for a new Shabazz Palaces album too btw, there was supposed to be one this year. Maybe they’ll Beyonce it
DOWNLOAD: Flying Lotus – Hide me ft. Shabazz Palaces


Hellfyre Club – Dorner vs. Tookie

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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New collection from Mike Eagle, Nocando and Co.