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Download Clams Casino’s “Final” Instrumental Mixtape

A younger and maybe wiser me blogged Clams Casino’s debut beat tape in early 2011—at the time the producer was so unknown that we bundled the download with the news that Lil B had pierced … read more »

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Live: Drake at Barclays Center

“We’re all agreeing that tonight is my birthday party,” Drake said onstage last night at Barclays Center, telling more than asking. He celebrated his 27th with guests, sharing his stage—a Broadway-quality, seemingly vagina-inspired bi-level renovation … read more »

POSTED October 29, 2013 6:01PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Download Friendzone’s DX Mix

FADER PREMIERE East Bay production duo Friendzone, long beloved by me for their Kuchibiru Network mixtape series, as well as frequent beats for Main Attrakionz (Friendzone is producing the entirety of 808s and Dark Grapes … read more »

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Lineup Announced for Hot 97 Summer Jam 2013

New York’s hip-hop station Hot 97 has announced the headliners to their 20th annual Summer Jam concert, to be held at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, June 2nd. As has become the norm, the bill includes … read more »

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“They Don’t Like Kanye in a Kilt,” Says Kanye

Last night on Hot 97′s Angie Martinez Show, DJ Enuff played a recorded call with Kanye West, where West begrudged his number seven spot on this year’s MTV Hottest MCs list. After touting the merits … read more »

POSTED March 6, 2013 10:51AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Black Dave, “Muthafuck My Enemies”

Back in November, we shared the fun, NYC-centric video for “On Da Map,” the debut track by pro-skateboarder-turned-MC Black Dave. His latest single, “Muthafuck My Enemies,” is less genial, with Dave rapping lines like Fill … read more »

POSTED February 4, 2013 12:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

Download Clams Casino’s Instrumental Mixtape 2

Over a year since we posted his first collection of instrumentals, practically burying the tape under news of Lil B’s new nose ring, Clams Casino has released a free follow-up on his Twitter. Download the … read more »

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Drake Announces 2012 OVO Fest Lineup

In its short history, Drake’s OVO Fest has seen its fair share of major talent, from Jay-Z and Eminem in its inaugural year to Stevie Wonder at last summer’s date (read coverage of that show … read more »

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Download DJ Burn One’s Where There’s Smoke Mixtape

DJ Burn One has a nose for what’s next. He hosted a few mixtapes with your favorite rappers right before they were big, like Gucci Mane’s Chicken Talk and Young Dro’s Future Legends series. He … read more »

POSTED January 27, 2012 7:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (11) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

A Year in Music: Naomi Zeichner

It’s difficult to differentiate a year in music from just a year. Beyonce exists because we hear her at the gym, Bill Callahan is important because he sings about America while we’re abroad, the first … read more »

POSTED December 22, 2011 10:30AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (10) TAGS: , , , , , ,