After 4 leaks (The Message, Soul Dreams, Verbal Shootouts, & White Girl Lost) I’m finally releasing “It Was Rewritten: A Nas Tribute” in its entirety. It’s a concept mixtape based off of Nas’ classic sophomore album “It Was Written“. All productions reworked by Lexington, Ky producer 2 Mello. The mixtape features appearances from Sheisty Khrist, Webb (of Kuntry Noiz), YP, Marcus McClinton, […]
DJ Rob Swift announced the Roc for Raida mixtape, which is dedicated to the memory of fellow X-Ecutioner Roc Raida (May 17, 1972 – Sept. 19, 2009). The mixtape highlights much of the great music Raida left behind when he passed away. Rob Swift also features the X’s Mista Sinista, Total Eclipse and Precision performing their […]
Cymarshall Law has been out of the spotlight since the release of last year’s album, Freedom Express Line, but returns today with his Pete Rock tribute mix CD entitled Hip Hop In the Soul Brother #1. Hosted by KevinNottingham.com and mixed by DJ GI Joe, Hip Hop In the Soul Brother #1 has Cymarshall Law freestyling over 16 classic Pete Rock beats. The project features […]
It would have been Tupac’s Birthday today, so it is only right that we drop this track today. Tha IntaVention’s Tragedy tha Beast is gearing up to release his forthcoming Classic Ignorant Shit mixtape where he takes on all 90’s instrumentals to pay homage to the artists before him, and for the 2nd leak from the tape,”So Much […]
Chi-town buzzmaker Neak has teamed up with DJBooth.net, RefinedHype, PrefixMag, YNotMyDream and FakeShoreDrive to bring fans his highly-anticipated new street album, Neak Rock. The 12-track concept mixtape showcases his cutting-edge lyrical stylings over vintage instrumentals by veteran beatsmith Pete Rock.
Here is a nice tribute tape to Nate Dogg, who unfortunately passed last week, done by Da What fam M-Rock.
Yesterday was the birthday of the late J Dilla. In honor, one of our Top 10 to Watch For, XV released a collection of tracks he has done over Dilla beats throughout his career.
“KHB has never been interested in the hype-over-substance world of here-today/gone-tomorrow mixtapes, so it is only fitting that our sole contribution to the medium opts for a different template. Instead of jumping on instrumentals from the latest pop-rap radio singles, we decided to see how our previously recorded verses would hold up when synched with […]
One of Minnesota’s most talented (and fastest) emcees, Michael “Eyedea” Larson passed away yesterday of unknown causes. Personally, he was one of my favorite Rhymesayers. Underground hip hop has definitely lost one of the greats. Let’s all listen to some Eyedea&Abilities in his honor. **UPDATE: Eyedea’s mother has set up a paypal account in his […]