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Beats, Video

Madlib “Makes A Beat”

0 Comments 15 April 2014

Used to be you would Google “Madlib” and come up with a couple of ancient interviews, but now the man seems to finally be opening up a bit (here and here) and now he has a new video out where he “makes a beat” using 10 Sony MVR’s. It is not clear in the video […]

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Beats, Hip-Hop

Get On Down To Release “Liquid Swords” Instrumentals As A Limited Edition 2 LP Set

0 Comments 15 April 2014

The excellent folks over at Get On Down are offering up a tasty treat in the form of a very limited edition Liquid Swords Instrumentals double-LP set.  The release will be offered with one black LP and one white LP, and of course includes dialogue from the classic samurai flick “Shogun Assassin,” which along with […]

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News & Views, Video

Nas Talks Illmatic XX With Bill Maher

0 Comments 15 April 2014

File this one under “never thought it would happen,” but the mighty Nas showed up on Real Time with Bill Maher to discuss the 20th Anniversary of Illmatic, which will see a deluxe re-issue this week in the form of Illmatic XX. The interview ends up being a great one, with Nas shedding any boastful […]

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Saul Williams

Hip-Hop, News & Views, Video

Saul Williams To Lead Cast In New Tupac Broadway Musical

0 Comments 10 April 2014

Photo By Katie Hovland This summer will see the debut of a new Broadway musical inspired by the recorded works of the late great Tupac Shakur, and it was just announced that the cast will be led by the extraordinary talents of the poet and musician Saul Williams. Holler If Ya Hear Me is set […]

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Hip-Hop, Video

Nas & Q-Tip Together On The Tonight Show

0 Comments 08 April 2014

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Nas’s classic debut album Illmatic is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary this year and is being reissued in a new deluxe edition Illmatic XX next week. Nas has been promoting the occasion pretty much non-stop over the last couple weeks, and the latest stop finds him on The Tonight […]

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Hip-Hop, New Music, Video

Harn SOLO – “Jesus Piece”

1 Comment 04 April 2014

Harn SOLO hits us up with the official video for “Jesus Piece,” the newest Crescent Kingz-produced single off his Perfect Picture album. SOLO is from New Orleans, but has recently recently relocated to the West Coast and the video has some beautiful shots of the emcee among the mountains of Sedona. Watch it below.

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Hip-Hop, News & Views, Video

Biz Markie Shows Up On SpongeBob SquarePants

0 Comments 03 April 2014

In one of those weird cultural crossovers, the great Biz Markie recently apperaed in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants as the psuedo-celebrity Kenny The Cat. It’s both as cool and strange as you would think it would be. Check out a clip from the show below, and below that is “Vapors” from 1988, one of […]

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Beats, Funk, Hip-Hop, Mixtape, Soul

DJ Jazzy Jeff Shows Why He’s Still The Best On His New Mix For TDO

0 Comments 02 April 2014

DJ Jazzy Jeff proves again that he’s pretty much untouchable when it comes to laying down a supreme mix, this time it’s one that he’s done in advance of a show in London for “The Doctor’s Order’s.” You can stream the mix below and if you like TDO on Facebook you can download it in […]

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