The Gift of GIf’s

Bang This In Ya Whip!

Big Boi feat Gucci Mane “Shine Blockas” for the legit penmanship. yadadamean? Stevie Wonder “For Your Love” (Nick James Remix) for the kind of shine only love can bring Hudson Mohawke “Still On It” for boys from Glasgow, Scotland with big dreams and dirty beats Shafiq Husayn “The UN Plan” for those who know no … Continue reading

Nick James Presents The Original Samples

One of my personal favorite producers (and people, period), Nick James recently put out two comprehensive compilations of original samples to his remixes: American Producer and The Nas Remixes. If you aren’t knockin’ those by now, you better catch up! For my fellow archivists and music enthusiasts, you will undoubtedly appreciate these collections of rare … Continue reading

Nick James Presents: The NAS Remixes

Oakland producer Nick James has remixed Nas songs from Illmatic, I Am, The Lost Tapes, God’s Son, Streets Disciple, and more. Songs like “Ether,” “The World is Yours,” “Purple,” “Black Zombie,” “N.Y. State of Mind Pt. 2,” “Get Down,” “You Know My Style,” and many more were all given a new feel and new life. … Continue reading

Crooks and Rooks

Happy Monday!!! Ha, I spent the day over at Hell On Earth AKA the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it), I live in close proximity to the DMV which comes in handy when you’re old ID is jacked and you need a replacement. I have to … Continue reading