Monthly Archives: October 2010

Idle Warship – “Industry Diary”

Idle Warship is Talib Kweli and singers Res and Graph Nobel. Over a chilled Alicia Keys instrumental Res details the grind of a struggling artist. You can hear the vulnerability in her voice, she’s had enough experience of the hard … Continue reading

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Kanye West – “The Joy” ft Pete Rock, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield & Kid Cudi

Kanye’s known for his ability to change styles and experiment but he’s always continued to make real hip hop and recognise what came before him. He hooks up with the legendary Pete Rock for one of my favourite GOOD Friday … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco – “The Show Goes On” / “We Can Do It Now” ft Common & Jennifer Hudson

Here’s the first single from Lupe’s mythical Lasers album. It sounds like he could have a real hit on his hands here but I can’t shake the feeling that this record is the result of a compromise between Lupe and … Continue reading

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Kanye West – Video: “Runaway” / “Don’t Look Down” ft Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco & Big Sean

If you only watch one music video short film this year, make it this one. MTV even took a break from reality TV for once to show this so you know it’s gotta be special. The visuals are almost poetic. There’s … Continue reading

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Mashup Madness: Xaphoon Jones Edition

Hold on a sec, what happened to the mashups? My bad. It’s been way too long since I posted some mashups so here’s a dose of greatness courtesy of Chiddy Bang’s Xaphoon Jones. Radiohead’s “Reckoner” is one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Black Thought – “J. Period Live Mixtape (The Illadelph Edition)”

Black Thought shredding one classic beat after another. This doesn’t need to be sold. Black Thought ftw. The EP was recorded live on stage during their September 26th performance , and features 30 minutes of Live J.Period remixes while Black … Continue reading

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Prince – I Just Wanna Be Your Lover (Dimitri from Paris Re-Edit)

I need an mp3 of this song. I want to listen to it while walking to uni, in the library, while I’m on the toilet. You get the idea. It’s easily my favourite song right now. I’d have posted it … Continue reading

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