Tagged: Droop-E


Video: Droop-E f. J. Stalin and Nite Jewel, “N The Traffic”

In the winter, I find myself listening to albums that are better for summer weather. Lately, I keep returning to Pete Rock and Deda’s The Original Baby Pa, which has a three song run right … read more »

POSTED January 24, 2013 11:00AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Download Issue’s Waves of Italy Mixtape

Issue, E-40’s teenage son, released his Waves of Italy mixtape today via his often cryptic and hilarious Twitter account. “Teaholics (The Rise),” the standout track produced by older brother Droop-E, is a heady seven-minute tea … read more »

POSTED October 2, 2012 5:33PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

This Week in The FADER: November 21, 2010 Edition

*Dre, Snoop, and Akon bragged about their “Kush” and we felt one step closer to Detox. *We talked with Kathleen Hanna about The Raincoats, building the Riot Grrrl Archive, and crying when she met Lesley … read more »

POSTED November 21, 2010 10:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Interview: Droop-E

FADER’s Droop-E fandom is well documented. Dude is born for stardom, in a way: though a fresh faced 22 years old, Droop-E’s been producing certified slammers for nearly a decade and rapping even longer. His … read more »

POSTED November 18, 2010 11:30AM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Droop-E, BLVCK Diamond Life Mixtape (AKA the Sade One)

The smart thing about this all-too-brief mixtape, besides the fact that Droop-E is mining limitless awesome sample material, is that it perfectly capitalizes (can we say that if dude is giving it away for free?) … read more »

POSTED September 24, 2010 3:30PM IN MUSIC TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Droop-E f. E-40, “I’m Loaded”

Leave it to E-40‘s brilliant seed Droop-E to wrangle a Sade sample into a track that sounds typically Bay Area in the most 1990s, feelgood Blackalicious sense of the word, yet still seems like he … read more »

POSTED September 9, 2010 2:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Video: E-40 f. Björk, Laroo, The DB’z, Droop-E & B-Slimm, “Spend the Night”

Okay, so there’s no Björk cameo in “Spend the Night,” but you may recall that E-40‘s son Droop-E sampled a bunch of her vocals and she most graciously cleared them. It’s truly unfortunate they didn’t … read more »

POSTED September 2, 2010 11:15AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , ,

Droop-E Continues To Make Good Decisions

As if being E-40′s son wasn’t cool enough as it is, Droop-E consistently comes up with concepts for his own records that feel like they’re being dragged directly from our brains (Getting weird and sampling … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2010 12:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Droop-E, “I Am” MP3 and Southern Hospitality Mixtape

If you don’t know who Droop-E is you might find it hyperbolic that his new Southern Hospitality mixtape is entitled “The Bay Genius”—and it’s only volume one of the exegesis. In fact, it’s about as … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2010 6:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

E-40, Droop-E and Björk Collaborate and it is Awesome

Björk and the rap industry have crossed paths more than once in the past. Whether it’s working with RZA or taking production from Timbaland—she’s made it pretty clear that she’s open to new shit. Buried … read more »

POSTED March 31, 2010 4:56PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (51) TAGS: , , , , ,