Emcee, Media

The Friday Five

Happy Dilla Day, y’all.  We spark up the first of a few Friday Fives dedicated to the late, great Jay Dee with a choice selection of my favorite work off of his collabo with Madlib, better known as Jaylib.  The duo’s debut album, Champion Sound, was a crucial catalyst to Stones Throw Records’ shift into […]

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DJ, Events, Media

RECAP: PLAY – A Sonos x Stones Throw House Party

Sonos Studio, known for their acoustically-designed space hosting creative exhibitions, intimate concerts (Hennessy x Future x Sonos), listening parties, and more, premiered their newest interactive art installation, “Play – A Visual Music Experience” with Stones Throw Records providing the tunes for the evening on December 5, 2013.  

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DJ, Emcee, Media

The Friday Five 6/21/13

I don’t know about y’all but today is Friday AND payday.  *cue Johnny Kemp*.  And the way I’m celebrating is with a few choice cuts that I know will have me on a good vibe all throughout today and the rest of the weekend.  This week we’ve got some Lord Quas, some J. Cole, and […]

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Emcee, Media

Quasimoto – Yessir, Whatever

What were you doing 12, 13 years ago? Back then, Madlib was making music. Those days, the enigmatic Oxnard-native was busy releasing an experimental Hip-Hop classic known as The Unseen. Through this album, Madlib slowly but surely introduced the Hip-Hop world to his animated alter ago, Quasimoto, with another full-length album following in 2005. Yet, […]

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Emcee, Issues

Jam On It: Jonwayne – “Notes to Myself”

Fundamentals. They’re necessary in all aspects of life; from work, to sports, to relationships, to, of course, music. Lately I’ve been going back to the basics, and craving some fundamental solid flows and sweet beats. As we all know, cravings don’t go away, which is why I was pleased to find this new track from […]

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