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Inbox Goodies Catch Up: The Singles

by Travis on February 10, 2010

The MP3 link is a song called “Toss It Over” that four-time Solution guest and all around great rapper/producer, Von Pea from Tanya Morgan, recorded for us over an unreleased Suhburb beat. The video link features Che Grand rapping over live Exile & DJ Day production from last summer, when the two dj/producers came out to the Solution to rock on 2 MPCs and 2 turntables for a Red Bull Music Academy event. Lucky for us, Donwill and Von Pea (from Tanya Morgan) and Che Grand were in town for a show the next night and came through for a surprise guest spot. The full audio of Don, Von and Che’s performance over live Exile & DJ Day production will be on the upcoming mixtape. That’s not even the half, DJ Low Key & Sounds Supreme – The Solution Tape #1, features exclusives and premiers from all three members of Tanya Morgan, Donnis, Ro Blvd, Median, Kooley High, Mike Baker, 1 O.A.K., Moe Green, Whygee, Kid Hum, Exile, DJ Day, Che Grand, Othello, DJ Vajra & more. Last but not least, make sure you check out other video from Exile & DJ Day’s trip to the Solution w/DJ Low Key & Sounds Supreme and find out more about the party at

Von Pea (of Tanya Morgan) “Toss It Over” (produced by Suhburb) Link* ->

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Che Grand rockin over live Exile & DJ Day production at the Solution w/DJ Low Key & Sounds Supreme from Justin Green on Vimeo.

Exile & DJ Day post at with more video clips (including when Ex & Day premiered their first Michael Jackson tribute) ->

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About the Solution: For close to three years, DJ Low Key and Sounds Supreme have blessed Denver with a quality hip hop party that’s second to none. Since it’s birth in February ’07, the Solution has played host to variety of events that’d impress the pickiest of hip hop snobs from NY to LA, including performances from Blu, Kidz In The Hall, Tanya Morgan, Median, Theophilus London, Mickey Factz and more, special guest DJs like Vajra, Benzi, Chonz, Risk One and others and unique events like an annual chicken and waffles party, a yearly J Dilla tribute and more. With a recently launched web site at, the mixtape on the way and a move to a bigger, better venue coming at the end of February, the Solution w/DJ Low Key & Sounds Supreme is just getting started.

About the DJs: Radio Bums crew members DJ Low Key & Sounds Supreme have been making big moves on the Colorado scene and beyond for years. With almost twenty years of club, radio and mixtape experience between them, they’re two of the best DJs in the thriving Denver scene. DJ Low Key is the tour DJ for Tanya Morgan, co-captain of Frank151′s Denver Diggers and is known for mixtape collabs with some of the best up and coming artists out, including TiRon, Che Grand, Median and more. Sounds Supreme is a veteran DJ at KS 107.5, Denver’s premier hip hop station, Denver rep for the Scratch Academy and has had mixtapes featured on the likes of MTV Mixtape Mondays, and more.

The Song: “yU Traveling (NYC Remix)” Feat. yU

Life on a road is rite of passage for every artist, and each stop on the journey leaves an indelible mark on those who pass through. Emcee and producer extraordinaire Oddisee, one third of one of 2009′s celebrated group Diamond District, is certainly no stranger to the travel game, having visited the shores of Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa and South America in the name of boom-bap. Be it the sleepy ambiance of a wayside town, or the frenetic energy of a major city, the experiences of Oddisee’s worldly adventures are channeled into his new 24-track instrumental album Traveling Man, out now digitally and available as a limited edition vinyl pressing on February 23rd. In an effort to re-imagine a trip into Gotham City, Oddisee has recruited fellow Diamond District rhyme-slinger yU as passenger for a remix to “NYC.” The Big Apple has never sounded so good, as yU laces an electric 16 bar verse over a vibrant track that captures a slice of the timeless spirit of the city. Infectious drums and soaring strings serve as a sonic travel guide through the boroughs as yU echoes the resilience of NYC, rapping that there’s “a lot more to do, but off to a good start.” Safe travels, everyone.

Oddisee’s Traveling Man is available digitally via Mello Music Group.

“yU Traveling (NYC Remix)” Feat. yU:

I recently got the oppotunity to be a part of‘s project, Rhymes and Rhythm for Relief in support of Haiti and the devastation the earthquake has caused. I recorded a song called Daily News with producer SLOT-A, submitted it for the project chose Daily News to be featured. This is a very important opportunity for me to be a part of a project like Rhymes and Rhythm for Relief and to be involved with a site such as

Daily News presents Rhymes and Rhythm for Relief

Substantial refuses to take any time off. With that said, new year means new music. We present his new single, “U Were There” (featuring JsouL), produced by DMV beatsmith, Joe.D of Dirty Water. The only thing that could make this new single from Sub any fresher, is the smooth, melodic remix by Big Tune Beat Battle (Seattle) Champ, Marcus D. UWT features Baltimore, MD vocalist, JsouL, who links up with Substantial once again, lacing the track with the perfect hook that you’re sure to be humming for the next few months.

“U Were There” is an exclusive single from Substantial’s new mixtape, “Wink (Something Substantial)”, due out on Feb. 9, 2010. The project, mixed by the UK’s Dub MD and hosted by Kno (CunninLynguists), takes listeners on a 10 year journey of Substantial’s music, focusing mainly on his love/relationship songs. From classics like “Eclipse”, produced by Nujabes to 3 new, previously unreleased songs, including “U Were There”. Check out the remix here.

Bekay“Brains Tumors (Remix)” feat. M-Dot & Reef The Lost Cauze

Here’s another Bekay remix that won’t be featured on The Hunger Pains Remix EP
that drops next tues (Feb. 9) on Coalmine Records. This track was originally released
as a freestyle back in October. M-Dot & Reef The Lost Cauze jump on the
Reef Ali produced track with a new 16 from Bekay and some new cuts from the UK’s DJ

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Bekay – “Brooklyn Bridge [Part II]” feat. Sha Stimuli & Push! Montana

Here’s “Brooklyn Bridge [Part II]“, the first leak off The Hunger Pains Remix EP,
which drops Feb. 9th on Coalmine Records. Bekay lays down some new rhymes
and enlists the mic skills of his fellow Brooklynites Sha Stimuli & Push! Montana
over Babu’s classic instrumental. The EP also includes the Dilated Peopls remix
of “I Am” as well as the Remix of “I Am” produced by DJ Qvali,
winner of the “I Am” Remix Contest. Last, the EP includes a remix of the original
version of Brooklyn Bridge (feat. Masta Ace), remixed by M-Phazes…gooood gracious!!!

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Kosha Dillz – “Jungle” (prod. by Belief) & Haiti Relief Tour

“Jungle” (prod. by Belief) is Kosha Dillz 3rd single off his accliamed album “Beverly Dillz” which is now in stores! Kosha, the rapper and humanitarian will be donating $10,000 to the relief effort in Haiti, using money form his upcoming tour to do so. Slick Rick, Del The Funky Homosapien & Skee Lo are just a few of the acts that will joion him on respective
stops on the tour.

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As artists and bloggers alike know that making it in this game isn’t easy. Kooley is lucky in that there are six members and there’s always someone to lean on when the doubt, the pressure, and the anxiousness of the industry bear down on you. But it wasn’t always this way, each individual member of Kooley High started out with a dream of doing this before they even knew of each other. Going it alone, in their “solitude” all they had was their love of hip-hop to bring them to the point where they could come together and make music for the people. Its that same element that keeps them going today. So whenever their off at their jobs, on a solo project, making a beat, or staying behind when the rest of the crew is out doing a gig…they can still find solace in their solitude because their love for the music will always bring them back together.

Check out the new track featuring the homie Median and get ready… Eastern Standard Time is coming soon.
Kooley High ft. Median- Solitude (mediafire)
Kooley on Twitter

P.S. peep “My
” as well, if you haven’t heard


Mekka Don’s new track, “His Story” is a tribute to the struggle that black people have encountered throughout history and presents a unique perspective on how it has affected us today. Please listen, post, and forward!

Cymarshall Law: Magic [prod by Remot]

Here is the second single off Cymarshall Law’s Creator’s Kid EP. While the majority of Creator’s Kid is produced by Sweden producer D-Slaps, “Magic” is the only song on the EP produced by Remot. Download the album version of the song below, as well as a clean radio edit for all you DJs. And if you haven’t already, cop the Creator’s Kid now off iTunes or Amazon!


leak off YC the Cynic’s debut mixtape, “You’re Welcome” featuring Final Outlaw & D Julien as seen on

The Song: “Who Am I” (Marco Polo Remix)

Diamond District’s debut In The Ruff made huge waves last year – ending up on countless year-end lists including heavyweight websites,, and more, and also continued the avalanche of well-deserved attention to the previously underrated DMV hip-hop scene. Considering the impact that the album made, remixes of some of the cuts were inevitable. A reworking of “I Mean Business” by yU (1/3 of Diamond District) surfaced in late December, and now, Canadian producer Marco Polo, who contributed tracks to Masta Ace’s A Long Hot Summer, Sadat X’s Black October and various Boot Camp Clik projects, including his own Double Barrel project with Torae, is the latest to add new flavor to one of the tracks – reworking one of the album’s top songs, “Who I Be.”

In addition to getting the track out early for fans, Marco Polo’s “Who I Be” Remix will be appearing on Mello Music Group’s Diamond District Remixes album, as well as Duck Down Records’ The Stupendous Adventures Of Marco Polo. Even before hearing the track, the pairing of Marco Polo’s patented boom bap with Diamond District’s own break beat heavy sound is a logical match. Marco Polo’s new flavor is apparent right out of the box, as he drops the low end and adds a serving of catchy keys that give the song a fresh and more bouncy feel. On enlisting Marco Polo for the remix, Mello Music Group founder and Director of Operations, Michael Tolle, says, “Given the success of In The Ruff, we wanted to keep the remixes in a few select hands. Oddisee reached out to Marco on the strength of his Double Barrel release with Torae. and Marco came thru with a big radio friendly remix that made fresh use of the original ODB sample.” Keeping the remixes in ready supply, in the coming weeks fans can also expect a remix of “Streets Won’t Let Me Chill” by Detroit’s own Apollo Brown.


In The Ruff:
“Who I Be” single:
“I Mean Business”

Now available for free download is the second single from Critical Madness titled “To the Top” featuring Joell Ortiz, produced by TEMPERMENTAL of Grey Matter. The single is taken from Critical Madness’ new album “Bringing Out the Dead” that is now available on Domination Recordings.

Free Download: Critical Madness “To the Top” ft. Joell Ortiz

Critical Madness “Bringing Out the Dead” now available at:
- iTunes

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