LBOWDEEP – REMIXES VOL. 2

LBOWDEEP follows up ‘Remixes Vol.1‘ with a second instalment, putting his own innovative spin on an even more diverse mix of tracks. His own take on more classic tracks by Bun B and Three Six Mafia sit alongside re-works of Death Grips, Clipping an M.I.A.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

LITTLE SHALIMAR – RUBBLE KINGS: THE ALBUM

Mass Appeal-released documentary ‘Rubble Kings’ chronicles the rise of New York gang culture in the 1960s and ’70s.  Told by a selection of its surviving members, its a story of perpetual violence and cyclical crime and gang culture.  It was this very culture, however, that fostered the conditions under which the likes of Afrika Bambaataa and DJ…

PIGEON HOLE – GANGSTA

Vancouver production duo Pigeon Hole channel Bun B on new track ‘Gangsta’, which samples the UGK legend’s vocals on ‘That’s Gangsta‘ [2008].  The pair describe the track as “a Bouncy Hip Hop / Acid Trap song that follows our theme on Gangsta rap dance music. Think Bun B, Han Solo, and Tupac holograms in space.”…

BLACK MILK – IF THERE’S A HELL BELOW

Black Milk’s upcoming album ‘If There’s A Hell Below’ isn’t scheduled for release until October 28, but is now available to stream exclusively via NYTimes.com.  The advanced stream follows singles ‘Detroit’s New Dance Show‘, ‘Gold Piece [ft. Bun B]‘ and ‘Scum [ft. Random Axe].  Click here to check it out via NY Times, or stream in full…

BLACK MILK – GOLD PIECE [FT. BUN B]

With his sixth studio album ‘If There’s A Hell Below’ due for release October 28, Black Milk lets go ‘Gold Piece’.  The track is a soulful contains some great live instrumentation and backing vocals so high they must be from The BeeGees.  We often think that Black Milk deserves to be mentioned in the same breath…

BIG K.R.I.T – KING REMEMBERED IN TIME

Released yesterday, Big K.R.I.T’s semi-self-titled second mixtape has a celebratory feel to it.  Rightly so, it is an assured collection with a lot of classic-sounding beats and accomplished verses from a relative newcomer.  With guest verses from Smoke DZA, Bun B, Future and Wiz Khalifa this is definitely worth the download.  The artwork is also…

HARRY FRAUD – ADRIFT

Harry Fraud releases this star-studded mixtape ‘Adrift’ ahead of his EP release next month.  Features from Rick Ross, Bun B, Pusha T, Mac Miller, Wiz Khalifa and many more.  Click the photo to stream via DatPiff.