Category Archives: Hip Hop

Greenspan Feat. Rome Cee + Ellis :: Wine And Cheese.

Last weekend, while visiting some friends in Ottawa, I stumbled into a bookstore and went through the magazine racks. I was happy to find a recent copy of Adbusters. While going through it, I was reminded of some of the … Continue reading

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Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton :: Documentary Drops The Needle on Stones Throw Records.

Shortly after contacting an anonymous address for independent label Stones Throw Records, founder Peanut Butter Wolf responded in person to Director Jeff Broadway’s query about a 4 minute video. Before he knew it, Broadway was shooting feature length Our Vinyl … Continue reading

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Ta-Ku :: Drive Slow, Homie :: The Hypetrak Remixes.

Genre defying Aussie based DJ/Producer Ta-Ku has released the Hypetrak remixes of Drive Slow, Homie. It’s two hours of chilled out vibes… this is audio antiseptic for anything that ails ya, son. Time to ease up on the gas pedal, … Continue reading

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Hot New Tracks :: The Freshest of The Fresh :: Part Deux :: Re-Edits, Remixes & Mashups.

“I can resist anything but temptation.” – Oscar Wilde I had so much fun compiling my last volume of Fresh Tracks, that I couldn’t resist doing it all over again. On a Spring morning in April that’s currently including freezing … Continue reading

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D.O. AKA Defy The Odds :: New Single :: Capture The Moonlight.

Saskathewan born and Ontario raised, D.O‘s resume might not, at first glance look like the average rapper’s – he first graduated with Honours from York University’s English program before becoming a motivational speaker, published author, and on the side; a … Continue reading

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Wild Style Vs. Style Wars :: Definitive Documentaries on Early Hip Hop Culture.

There are precious few films more iconic than Style Wars for documenting a previously mysterious youth subculture shortly after it’s inception, widely regarded by many as criminal – even dangerous to others. Released in 1983 and originally airing on PBS, … Continue reading

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Rome Cee :: Baltimore Rapper Releases New Video :: The M.E.D.S.

Once you hear some of his work, it’s pretty clear West Baltimore area rapper Rome Cee graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hip Hop School, citing Nas, Biggie and Wu-Tang as his greatest influences. Last week he dropped a brand new … Continue reading

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Fresh New Genius Remix :: French Fries / Justin Martin :: Space & Smoke.

Genius is back with a 7th installment of big, fat booty bass. This time it’s Justin Martin’s edit of “Space & Smoke” that gets the trademark Genius treatment; the standard Rolls Royce of illegal silicone injections, this time coupled with … Continue reading

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Talib Kweli :: New Video :: State of Grace feat. Abby Dobson.

“You wonder why you don’t hear no sounds on the air And it’s clear that your sales going down Down by law then you found the raw On a message board and you sounding off These niggas get the whole … Continue reading

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De La Soul :: New Mixtape :: Smell The Da.I.S.Y.

It was just over a month ago that the legendary Hip Hop trio very graciously put out a large chunk of their back catalogue for free on the interwebz. Now, they have a new treat in store for us. Smell … Continue reading

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Flume :: New Video :: Space Cadet Feat. Ghostface Killah.

Brand new video from Flume that just got dropped yesterday. Space Cadet is one of the best tracks (though, admittedly, there are many to choose from) off his new deluxe double album. Featuring Ghostface Killah and Autre Ne Veut, the … Continue reading

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Wu-Tang Clan :: New Single :: Keep Watch.

It’s nice to see that some legends will live on forever, without losing any of their sting. Top shelf Hip Hop legends The Wu-Tang Clan; who need no further introduction, are back with a fresh new single; Keep Watch. The … Continue reading

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Pomo :: Remix :: Sade :: Nothing Can Come Between Us.

Remember when your cd copy of Sade’s Greatest Hits was your ticket for a totally sweet makeout session with that chick from work Julie? All it took was some cheap wine and candles to hide how messed up your living … Continue reading

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Indian Posse :: The Dark Roots of a Gang Leader.

If you haven’t yet heard of it, Indian Posse is one of the largest and fiercest Native criminal organizations in Canada, approximately 12 000 strong with members all over the country. It’s central command is in Winnipeg, a city smack … Continue reading

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New Snakehips Remix :: The Weeknd :: Wanderlust.

Another gorgeous remix from the Snakehips producer duo out of London. This time it’s The Weeknd’s Wanderlust that gets the trademark Snakehips treatment. What else can I say? I love these guys; they never disappoint. If you’re in London, catch … Continue reading

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