2/28/09

Nas - I Can (Un-Official 9th Wonder Remix)



get the VIDEO

get the AUDIO

2/27/09

3 Pieces - Vibes of Truth (1975)

In case you NEVER realized, I tend to post Non-Hip Hop on Fridays, so here's the pick of the week. This is a real gem that I obtained from my favorite (now defunct) blogs, and it's on a real funk/soul tip. I'm not too sure if this group ever put out anything else, so If anyone has any other works by these guys, please share!

I must note that Donald Byrd is listed in the credits.



3 Pieces (1975)


A1 I Need You Girl
A2 Backed Up Against The Wall
A3 Vibes Of Truth
A4 Shortin' Bread (Trad Arr)
B1 Self Dealin'
B2 Concrete Jungle
B3 If Only I Could Prove To You
B4 Cool It
B5 Virtue


Backing Vocals - Three Pieces*
Bass, Lead Vocals - Jerry Wilder
Co-producer, Arranged By, Conductor - Wade Marcus
Congas, Percussion - Andre Richardson (2)
Drums - Jack Cooper (2)
Electric Piano, Synthesizer [Arp] - Lincoln Ross
Engineer [Recording] - Eddie Harris
Guitar - Orville Saunders , Ray Parker* (tracks: A4)
Percussion - Bobbye Hall
Producer - Donald Byrd
Remix - Dave Hassinger , Val Christian Garay*
Strings, Horns - Carol Campbell , Corethia Marcus
Trombone [Solo] - Lincoln Ross (tracks: A2, A4, B2)
Written By - Ross, Richardson And Wilder
Written-By - Richardson* , Wilder* , Ross*


2/26/09

Kanye West's Lost Songs

I got this from (one of the best blogs in the WORLD)
kevinnottingham.com





The Lost Songs



Tracklisting:
1. Milton Nascimento - Intro (0:53)
2. Consequence - Don’t Forget Em (Remix) (Feat. Kanye West) (4:20)
3. Bump J - Move Around (Produced By Kanye West) (3:54)*
4. Tricky Daddy - Can’t Say No (Feat. Kanye West) (2:14)
5. Consequence - Turn Yaself in (Feat. Kanye West) (3:17)
6. GLC - Take Me Out (Feat. Shayla G) (Prod. By Kanye West) (3:31)
7. AZ - Love is All Love (Produced By Kanye West) (3:40)
8. Cassius Henry - The One (Feat. Freeway) (Produced By Kanye West) (3:44)
9. Skyzoo - I Got It Covered (Produced By Kanye West) (3:39)
10. Shawnna - What Can I Do (Feat. Missy Elliott) (Produced By Kanye West) (3:24)
11. Mystic - Breathe (Better Days) (Produced By Kanye West) (3:53)
12. Kanye West - Downtown (Feat. Consequence & Abstract Mind State) (3:56)
13. Tiarra Marie - Make Her Feel Good (Remix) (Feat. Kanye West & Jay-Z) (3:28)
14. Young Blaze - Work It Out (Produced By Kanye) (4:38)
15. Young Leek - Where U Should Be (Feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo) (3:27)
16. Nappy Roots - These Walls (Produced By Kanye West) (3:53)
17. DJ Kayslay - No Problems (Featuring Jaheim, Nore, Nature & Left Gunz) (Produced By Kanye West) (3:26)
18. Infamous Syndicate - Clock Strikes (Feat. Fatal) (Produced By Kanye West) (4:18)
19. Pharcity - Can’t Say No (Feat. Xavier, Aeon & Kanye West) (4:37)
20. Made Men - Is It You? (Deja Vu) (Remix) (Feat. Carden, Mase & Big Pun) (Produced By Kanye West) (3:41)
21. Nick Cannon - My Wife (Feat. Slim) (Produced By Kanye West) (3:17)
22. Kanye West - Roommates (Feat. Consequence) (3:40)

Bonus Tracks:
23. Bump J - Lock Me Down (Feat. Rick James) (Produced By Kanye West) (Tagged) (4:06)
24. Busta Rhymes - Dangerous (Kanye West Remix) (2:27)
25. Scarface - Steve Francis Reebok Commercial (Prod. By Kanye West) (0:58)

TiRon - Ketchup (Mixtape)





Kechup

Outkast - Elevators (Incandescentsoul Remix)


A smooth remix my Incandescentsoul

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Elevators - I.S. Remix

2/25/09

Outkast - Funkanella

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Funkanella (CLUE!!!)

Outkast - Elevators (LocSmith Remix)


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Classic Elevators Remix

Outkast - Everlasting

From the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack.
The movie...you probably forgot about it.
The Song? Everlasting...


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Everlasting



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Queen Latifah - New Jersey

One of the FRESHEST dedication to an Emcees respective home town is this joint by Queen Latifah. Her ode to New Jersey is one that I've always felt, and it still had as timeless feel. The bass line is rediculous, and the Queen definitely blesses the beat.

The Connection to the last post...this song, too was featured on the New Jersey Drive soundtrack. and once again, the old school picture had to be posted. (and BELIEVE ME, I had to DIIIIG for this one!)

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Queen Latifah - New Jersey

Outkast - Benz or Beamer


I'm on that Outkast hype now.
One of the Greatest groups...not Hip Hop groups,
but groups of All Time.

...and here's one of their best songs,
'Benz or Beamer' off the New Jersey Drive soundtrack.
As great as this song is, that's how terrible the movie was.

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douwannabenzorabeama

This is a pretty cutty video,
but it introduced the bankhead bounce to the world.



1 Question: Does anyone know where that sample is from?
(the line in the hook that says "Do you want a benz or a beamer?)


2/24/09

Outkast - Phobia

This one requires a lil background story. So me, Wonway, and Tomas were watchin a 'Black'buster on BET (I'm serious, that's what they call it) and the carefully selected movie was the 'Brilliant' workings of John Singleton's Higher Learning. The thing about Singleton's movies is that they have a shelf life of about 3 years, and since this one came out almost 15 years ago, it's now moved into the realm of comedy. Anyway, about 5 minutes into the movie, they played an Outkast track that I've NEVER heard of or never even known about. I was a Hip Hop sponge back then, and I'm surprised that that song slipped through the cracks. The next thing I did after I heard this cut in the movie is ripped the song from the web, and here it is for yall. If it slipped through your vaults as well, here it goes.

(I had to find the Ol School Outkast pic since this was '95.)


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Outkast - Phobia


If You don't know the song, here's the lyrics:

Malo and Haylow in the NOLA

My boy Malo and I went to New Orleans earlier in 2008, and I thought that since it's fat Tuesday, I thought I'd show yall how it went DOUN in the IN-OH, YaHERDmeh!?!?


Fried Cat Fish and SoCo "NAALINS STEEZE"




Fats Domino and Al Hirt, N.O. Legends




Malo Possesed




Malo Gettin Up




Ahh, Crawfish Omlette




Partyin like ROCK STARS!
This is after about Six Biegnets at Cafe Du Monde




Malo's new homie




The BIGGEST!!




Jazz was born under this sign




Take Heed

D'Labrie - Beads

The Homie D'Labrie blessed my inbox with some of his music.
This is a tribute to Mardi Gras entitled 'Beads'
Soooo, in Honor of Fat Tuesday, Heeeeeerrree we go!



(D'Labrie is on the 2nd Verse)
Download "Beads"



D'Labrie is also puttin in MAJOR work with the Hip Hop Congress, and You can check out their website Here.

If you like the music, check out his myspace at www.myspace.com/dlabriemusic.

2/23/09

Dion Decibels - Hurt's So Good pt.2

NEW MIXTAPE by the Homie Dion Decibels



Hurt's So Good pt.2

Illecism & Trade Voohrees


New mixtape from Trade Voorhees and Illecism. Don't be scurred.



Child's Play

2/22/09

Pharcyde - Passin Me By (Re-Mixture Video)


Here's a remix video I made for Pharcyde's classic "Passin Me By".
Please enjoy and share, Thank you.




Download the Video (655 x 480)

Download the Audio

2/21/09

Pac Div - Mayor



Move over Bustamonte

2/20/09

Horace Silver - In Pursuit of the 27th Man



one of my personal favorites

27th Man

2/18/09

Blu - Her Favourite Colo(u)r Mixtape



Her Favourite Colo(u)r


01_Love
02_Amnesia
03_Since
04_Morning
05_Melo
06_Wind(terludeOne)
07_When(terludeTwo)
08_Silent
09_Pardon
10_Vanity
11_Beggars’/BlackGold
12_Celln’Ls
13_Untiled(LovedU)2
14_Peace

2/17/09

The Best of Drake



DRAKE MIXTAPE - The BEST of DRAKE


1 . Heartbreak Drake Intro
2. Say Whats Real (prod. Kanye West)
3. A Little Bit f. Lykke Li
4. Cant Stop Missing U f. Trey Songz
5. Ransom f. Lil Wayne
6. Man Of The Year f. Lil Wayne
7. Pop Rose’ f. Trey Songz
8. Sooner Than Later
9. Money 2 Blow
10. Replacement Girl f. Trey Songz
11. Brand New
12. Come Real f. Kyoko
13. Take Your Girl f. Lil Wayne
14. Closer 2 My Dreams f. Adreena Mills
15. The City Is Mine (rmx)
16. Forever f. Lil Wayne & Nut Da Kid
17. I’m Still Fly
18. Swagga Like Us
19. This Bitch Is Crazy
20. Stunt Hard f. Lil Wayne & Nut Da Kid
21. Goin In 4 Life
22. Teach U A Lesson f. Robin Thicke
23. Cannonball f. Colin Munroe
24. Brand New (rmx) f. Lil Wayne

2/15/09

Thank You, Jay Dee

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Mos Def & N'dea Davenport - Bullshittin' (Prod. by Jay Dee)






Y U Bullshittin'?

Mos Def - Can U See the Pride in the Panther (Prod. By Jay Dee)





...Pride in the Panther

2/14/09

Phat Kat - Destiny 12" (Prod. by Jay Dee)




Destiny 12"
Destiny (Vocal)
Destiny (Instrumental)

Phat Kat - Dedication to the Suckas 12" (Prod. by Jay Dee)

I don't even need to put an audio sample of this one. If you're a Jay Dee fan, and if you haven't heard this 12", you need to download this immediately. This is some of Mr. Yancey's best work. I MAY even put these 3 Jay Dee beats on my top 25 Jay Dee beats. I don't believe these songs were on the first Phat Kat LP, so that makes it even more special. If you DO know what this is...then you must feel what I'm sayin.

O, I forgot to meantion...this 12" also shows off Jay Dee's Scratchin skills, which pretty much makes the song in my opinion. I can't think of a Jay Dee song, or Dilla song that has as much scratchin as 'Dedication...' and 'Don't Nobody...'. It gives you even more respect for Jay Dee (If that was possible).

a MUST HAVE.







Dedication to the Suckas 12"
Don't Nobody Care About Us (Vocal)
Don't Nobody Care About Us (Instrumental)
Dedication to the Suckas (Vocal)
Dedication to the Suckas (Instrumental)
Microphone Master (Vocal)
Microphone Master (Instrumental)

2/13/09

Egon on NPR Honors Dilla



CLICK HERE to listen




Wonway - I Had A Dream (Dedication to Dilla)


This is a track that Wonway did for a mixtape I was working on. I know I should probably let you figure out the concept, but he names as many Dilla produced song titles as he can. It's an amazing dedication by one of the finest emcees.


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Wonway Posibul - I Had A Dream (Dedication to Dilla)

2/12/09

Dilla & Jay-Z - Don't Cry




Dilla & Jay-Z - Don't Cry

Dilla & Royce 5'9" - Boom




Dilla & Royce 5'9" - Boom

2/11/09

Phife - Thought U Were Nice (Prod. By Jay Dee)





Thought U Were Nice (Main)

Thought U Were Nice (Instrumental)


Phife - Bend Ova (Prod. By Jay Dee)





Bend Ova (Main)

Bend Ova (Instrumental)



Detroit Love Dilla. (A Tribute to Jay Dee)

2/10/09

A Tribe Called Quest - Stressed Out Remix 12"



When you think about this collaboration, it's pretty historic:
Tribe, Raphael Saadiq, Consequence, Faith Evans, and Dilla.
The B-Side contained my favorite songs on the album...Jam and Word Play ALONG WITH the Instrumentals. I know Inst aren't what they used to be for a DJ, but these are two must haves. The Stressed Out Remix is WAAAY better than the Original imo.


Stressed Out 12"
Stressed Out Remix feat. Raphael Saadiq & Faith Evans
Stressed Out Remix (Instrumental)
Jam (Vocal)
Jam (Instrumental)
Word Play (Vocal)
Word Play (Instrumental)



Common - Be (Original Version) (Prod. by J Dilla)


Thank you to the folks at okayplayer for this one.
Rediculous...Common BODIES this beat, son!





BE

2/9/09

Cameo & J. Dilla - Love Junkee






Love Junkee

Jay Dee - Fuck the Police

on the count of 3, say Fuck the Police...1,2,3..



Big ups to my boy Wonway for this one.



We don't say Damn, we just say WOOOAAAAAAAHH!!





Here's the Sample
Renne Costy

2/8/09

Mos Def - Boogie Man

I know I've been posting a lot of Mos Def for no appearant reason, but hey...Why the F Not? He's one of my favs. Here's a joint I found on Okayplayer that's definitely worth posting. Download and Enjoy!





BOOGIE MAN!