Finally! Some new Mansions on the Moon! Listen & Download:
Fam-lay (or Fam*Lay, or Famlay… whichever you prefer) posted a picture of his Grand Theft Ghetto : Shark City mixtape from 2005 on his Instagram. I posted the No DJ version of it with bonus tracks way back in 2009 and it felt proper for revisit. (…and bring the dead download link back to life.) Check out … Read moreFamlay – Grand Theft Ghetto : Shark City (No DJ) (2005) + Bonus Tracks (Download)
If the SoundCloud download isn’t working, it’s also available for free through RCRD.LBL.
The homies, Mansions on the Moon released their first ‘full’ release, an EP titled Lightyears last week on iTunes and for free through their website. Click here to get it on iTunes for only $3.99. (That’s less than a dollar per track!) or click here to get the release, for free, from their website.
The new mixtape Fear of God from the homie, Pusha-T— with properly formatted tags. The CD quality version will drop eventually. The tape features Rick Ross, 50 Cent, Nottz, Kanye West, Inkredibles, Kevin Cossom, Neptunes, Hitboy and more. Artwork by Illusive Media, because we street. Listen & Download: Pusha-T – Fear of God (Mixtape) (192kbps) (Proper Tags) … Read morePusha-T – Fear of God (Mixtape) (192kbps) (Proper Tags)
Norfolk, Virginia super ultra mega producer Nottz and close to Philiadelphia, Pennsylvania white rapper Asher Roth are releasing an EP soon titled The Rawth. We just filmed the video for a song titled My Neighbor from the EP. Behind the scenes pictures from the shoot can be viewed on the Illusive Media blog, here. Below is … Read moreNottz and Asher Roth – Enforce the Law (.MP3)
Chiptune record label/collective Data Airlines released this gem back in January and I stumbled upon it a few days ago. It features Zalza, Excellence in Art, Random, Misfitchris, Dubmood and more covering the music of Swedish electro/rock duo The Knife with a chippy, blip-bloopy flare. Listen and download below or read more/sample the album on … Read moreData Airlines – The Knife (album)
Just to let you know in advance, the following track is an advertisement for the First Annual Prolific Award Show on August 22nd @ The Sandler Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Although it is an advertisement, it features a dope beat from Gabe Niles with talented MC, Geda DotEss spitting over it and mispronouncing The … Read moreGeda DotEss – @ The Awards (Prod. Gabe Niles) (.mp3)
Here’s a Cluh exclusive produced by The Synth (Ben Hazlegrove and Alex Botwin) featuring brothers Malice and Pusha-T of The Clipse from Virginia and Theron and Timothy of Rock City from the Virgin Islands. The track is to be featured on an upcoming project from The Synth expected later this year. Also check out The … Read moreClipse – Warning (Feat. Rock City) (Prod. by The Synth) (.mp3) (Cluh Exclusive)
I hate calling compact discs & .zip/.rar/.torrent files with 12 to 20 songs on/in them “mixtapes” when they deserve to be called “albums”– especially when they don’t contain a DJ yelling after each track or annoying airhorn noises for the first 15 seconds of each song. Either way, the following download from Hartford, CT rap … Read moreAre Pure – Pay Your Child Support (Mixtape), The Shout Out (.mp3) & DownSide Up (Feat. Ced Hughes) (.mp3)
Part Rihanna‘s “Umbrella” (edit: Garageband loop, Vintage Funk Kit 03 slowed down to 90bpm, also used in “Umbrella”), part Jack Nitzsche‘s sountrack from John Carpenter‘s amazing film, “Starman“, part Notiorious B.I.G., 100% awesome. The video above is for Dan Black‘s new single, SYMPHONIES from his upcoming album, ((un)). The song was originally released as a … Read moreDan Black – SYMPHONIES (video) & HYPNTZ (Notorious B.I.G. Cover) (.mp3)
I’ve had this song lingering in my iTunes for years. I have no clue where I found it except that it was labeled as “Lankizzle Remix” and a Google search for Lankizzle comes up with a few, songs, from a mixtape titled Lankizzle Presents Video Game Remixes V2 that contained rap acapellas over beats that … Read moreMash-Up Monday #2: Lil’ Jon and the East Side Boyz – Throw It Up (Lankizzle Remix) (Feat. Young Buck & Pastor Troy) (.mp3)
Brooklyn, NY based electronic/club/reggae/house uhh, musician/group, I’m not really sure, but it goes by the name Dre Skull and they/he is/are on Mixpak Records. It added me on MySpace yesterday. I checked out the music and I loved the “I Want You” single on the playlist. I danced around in my room to it, because … Read moreDre Skull – I Want You (Dre Skull Remix) (.mp3)