LPG Feat Craig G – Sick Day
We don’t have a “Jam of the Week” around here, but if I did, I’d pick this joint for that honor. LPG (Lidget Green Project), a one man crew of sorts out of England, is a producer/beat maker. On his new single, “Sick Day”, he gets legendary Juice Crew member Craig G to help out with the rhymes. The result? A pretty damn good jam for sure. The beat matches up with Craig’s vocals like they were made for each other. This is the best I’ve heard Craig in awhile, and yes, that includes the decent project with Marley that came out earlier this summer. The premise of the song is something I know I can most definitely get down with. A shitty day at work. If you can’t relate to that, then you obviously are better off than the rest of us. I highly suggest checking this track out and hopefully we’ll have more from LPG in the near future. Be on the look out for this guy.
WYDU favorite, ScholarMan blesses us with a new video What You Puttin Back featuring labelmate K-Mynez.
This is the second single from new album GameShift: The Movement coming in January 2009!!
“Blaps, Rhymes & Life” is the exclusive new mixtape project from Dub MD and one of the most accomplished producers in Hip Hop Illmind. A producer that balances both the mainstream and underground successfully, working with a full spectrum of artists from Heltah Skeltah to 50 Cent, Little Brother to Black Eyed Peas, the list goes on. This new project features some of the artists Illmind has been working closely with over the past year or so including the likes of 50 Cent, LL Cool J, Heltah Skeltah, Skyzoo and many more.
Lookout for Illmind dropping his brand new studio album currently “Untitled” coming soon, along with his highly anticipated group album as “Fortilive” with Mushmouf and Slo-Mo and his exclusive collaboration project with North Carolina’s Supatition and make sure you check out his new beat-tape “New Blap City” + limited edition T-shirt which is available right now, cop them @ http://www.illmind.biz.
Also keep your eyes out for Dub MD’s exclusive new mixtape project for the purest called “Hip Hop Renatus” which features the whos-who of underground hip hop emcees (44 MC’s / 34 Tracks) doin what they do best over the greatest hip hop producers of all-times instrumentals, out next month for exclusive free download!
01.) Get Ya Ass Up! (Intro) (Produced By Illmind)
02.) Heltah Skeltah – Everything Is Heltah Skeltah (Produced By Illmind)
03.) Brooklyn Academy – Raise Ya Hands (feat. Jean Grae) (Produced By Illmind)
04.) Fresh Daily – Get Over (Produced By Illmind)
05.) D. Black – The Come Up (feat. Skyzoo) (Produced By Illmind)
06.) 50 Cent – Make A Movie (Produced By Illmind)
07.) Supastition – Thankful (feat. Kil Ripkin) (Produced By Illmind)
08.) Naturel – The Bullets (Produced By Illmind)
09.) K.O. (K-Otix) – 48 Seasons (Produced By Illmind)
10.) Torae – New Blood (feat. Skyzoo, Emilio Rojas & Fresh Daily) (Produced By Illmind)
11.) Fortilive – The Come Up (Produced By Illmind)
12.) Broken English – Different World (Produced By Illmind)
13.) Skyzoo – Lyrically Inclined (feat. Wale) (Produced By Illmind)
14.) Naps N Dreds – Do What I Should (feat. Copywrite) (Produced By Illmind)
15.) Quan – Geez Like Deez (feat. Rapper Big Pooh) (Produced By Illmind)
16.) Naturel – Resurrect (Produced By Illmind)
17.) 8th W1 – A Fool’s Lullaby (Produced By Illmind)
18.) Faro-Z – Clap Ya Hands (Produced By Illmind)
19.) A.P.E.X. – One More Time (Produced By Illmind)
20.) LL Cool J – Queens (feat. Prodigy, 50 Cent, Kool G Rap, & Tony Yayo) (Produced By Illmind)
21.) Wannabe? (Outro) (Produced By Illmind)
Join Power 105’s ED Lover and DJ Kut, as well as special guests Q-Tip and Lil Jon at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors screening & official after party on October 2nd in New York. This exclusive event will give event-goers the chance to view all of the on-stage action first-hand as “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” is taped at the famed Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Post taping partygoers will be joined by the show’s honorees performers, presenters, and special guests as they continue to party into the night for the official VIP After-Party. Enjoy open bar, food, and hot music by Special Guest DJ’s MC Lyte and Biz Markie, all to benefit VH1 Save The Music. To purchase tickets and for more information on Vh1 Save The Music, please visit www.vh1savethemusic.com.
Mic Control – Eyes On The Prize
“I’m gonna diss you like Sinead O’Connor dissed the Pope”
With a hunger and feistiness characteristic of early New York 90′s hip-hop, Freddie Foxxx’s title track “Crazy Like a Foxxx” rips through speakers with a beat-heavy sound that sets the mood for a battle. As the [self-proclaimed] diss track originator, Bumpy spits aggressive battle verses at the Ultramagnetic MC boys in the now familiar diss track style. The original recording wasn’t meant to take shots at other rappers, but after a back and forth competition emerged with the Ultramagnetic MCs, Foxxx felt he had to hit the studio and re-record. A decade and a half after recording the track Bumpy reveals, “I decided to switch up the title song “Crazy Like A Foxx.” There’s two versions on there that people are gonna hear. I gave them the original version, which was more of me doin’ my lyrical skill thing, and then I switched up and put my whole battle verses on there. I was trying to feed the audience what they wanted.” Foxxx’s inspiration for his battle rap set the tone for a new trend in hip-hop and fans everywhere can thank Bumpy for paving what is now part of hip-hop history.
Freddie Foxxx’s Crazy Like A Foxxx was recorded in the early ’90s in New York and intended for an official release by MCA. However, for reasons unknown, the album was shelved after promotional cassettes were serviced to radio and press. This newly remastered release includes both the 1993 demo version on Disc 2 and the 1994 completed version of the album on Disc 1. Largely written for the emcee’s friends in prison, the album has ominous overtones and provides insight into Bumpy’s dark state of mind at that time period. The album is a veritable time capsule from the early 1990′s, with guest spots from legends such as 2Pac, Chuck D, and Kool G Rap as well as production from from D.I.T.C.’s Showbiz, Lord Finesse, and Buckwild. Crazy Like A Foxxx is available from Fat Beats Records now.
Crazy Like a Foxxx
Killa featuring 2Pac
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