Category Archives: Shuffle

J. Cole – Beats and Bars

I saw J. Cole live for a second time about a week ago at London’s Koko. If he ever comes to your city then you really need to see him. His one single has had no chart success over here … Continue reading

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Drake – “Fireworks” (Deadboy Slo Mo House Edit)

Deadboy’s taken the piano chords from the original, turned the bass up and put the vocals through helium. My housemate and I have had this on pretty heavy rotation and it’s not got boring yet. Great remix. Got it from Drake’s … Continue reading

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Wiz Khalifa – “Teach You To Fly”

Speaking of Wiz, here’s an extended version of “Teach You To Fly” from his Flight School mixtape. People always warn you of the dangers of gangs but I want to be Taylor Gang more than anything. I’ll tattoo myself with a … Continue reading

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Mark Ronson – “Glass Mountain Trust” ft D’Angelo

Mark Ronson has built a time machine with this. It sounds like it could have been around in the 80s but still seems modern. Retrofuturistic. I’ve been sleeping on his latest album for too long. Wake up to it HERE.

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Wale – “The Meeting”

Back in 2007, Wale created an aural mission statement, letting the labels know how they would benefit from signing him. He sounds starving, ready to devour the rap game. If I was an exec and he walked into my office … Continue reading

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Christina Aguilera – “Back in the Day”

Don’t laugh. Christina Aguilera’s always had one of the best voices in pop but seems desperate to hide it behind gimmicks. She’s been through the Dirrty phase, the glamorous phase and recently she’s appeared to be drinking Lady Gaga’s Kool-Aid. … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Interview: Talks on Biggie, Takeover/Ether, Dilla, Jay Electronica and more

One of the best hip hop interviews I’ve ever heard. No scripted answers or boring questions. Well played to the guys at Juan Epstein. Jay feels comfortable enough to open up with interviewers who have extensive knowledge of his history and … Continue reading

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