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Jam On It: Listen to Flying Lotus’s Tribute Mix to J Dilla

It’s been 10 years since J Dilla left the physical world behind but his influence and spirit still rings true in modern music, from hip-hop to jazz to electronic. The week he died, Dilla’s masterful “Donuts” was released and the world mourned and celebrated his life simultaneously through this record. Just as his craft impacted […]

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Video

Peep This: NxWorries (Andersen.Paak & Knxwledge) – “Suede”

We dropped an “Official Songs of Summer” playlist a couple days ago, which is too bad because this NxWorries’ “Suede” joint is the modern epitome of summer grooves in LA. Stones Throw producer Knxwledge and singer-songwriter Andersen.Paak first debuted “Suede” on Stones Throw’s “In the Dungeon,” and video director Calmatic takes the two on a […]

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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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Events, Media, Video

Peep This: 7 Days of Funk – “Hit Da Pavement”

  Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dam-Funk are at the ‘doh… err the streets of LA, in the newest video release following the previous house party “Faden Away” video. True to D-O-double-G fashion, the two cruise around low and slow in Snoopzilla’s baby blue Lincoln Continental, not veering too far from Snoop’s glorious Doggystyle days. Not […]

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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

Jam On It: Snoop Dogg & Dam-Funk – Faden Away

Forget that Fall season is upon us, because perpetual proprietors of the G-Funk establishment, Snoop Lion Dogg and Dam-Funk, have just put out a track that’s just dripping in so much top-down-sun-shinin’-pourin’-up vibes, that you’d swear we were in the middle of July still.  A match that we should have seen coming, the Doggfather and […]

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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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