Monday, May 29, 2017

Hip Hop

Hip Hop

[Fresh Selects] A$AP Ferg – Flem (Video)

A$AP Ferg
Photo by Jonathan Lees

A$AP Ferg is taking 2016 by storm and is showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. Just days before the release of his sophomore album, ‘Always Strive And Prosper’ Ferg has dropped his new track ‘Flem’ as part of A$AP Mob’s Wavy Wednesdays.

J Dilla – The Diary (Review)

J Dilla

The word legend should not be thrown around lightly. It gets tossed around on a daily basis and is the cause of many heated debates but when it comes to J Dilla he cannot be described as anything less.

Oddisee Delivers His Percussive Piece “Born Before Yesterday”

Oddisee
Photo By CLTure.org

DC-bred and Brooklyn-based MC/producer Oddisee has made a name for himself through the years with his flowing unfeigned lyricism and transcendent instrumental medleys. His lengthy musical history ranges from his part as one-third of The Diamond District all way through a billowing series of instrumental and rap records.

Yeethoven: Kanye West & Beethoven

Kanye West & Beethoven

Kanye has always had a love for orchestral music, just look at his discography and you won’t find one album that doesn’t have some sort of collaboration with a violin or cello.  I’m sure everyone remembers his collaboration with Twista in “Overnight Celebrity” that featured world renown violinist Miri Ben-Ari.

DJ Shadow Recruits Run The Jewels For “Nobody Speak”

Run The Jewels
Photo by Jp Martínez

DJ Shadow has a long-standing reputation as one of the most influential disc jockeys in the instrumental hip-hop genre. His ability to sample various sounds and phrases into his tracks is unmatched, and has led him to become the first producer in the game to have their music described as trip-hop when his “In/Flux” single started circulating the London club scene in 1994.