Nicolay Music Presents “City Lights Vol. 2: Shibuya”

DOWNLOAD: NICOLAY MUSIC “CITY LIGHTS VOL. 2: SHIBUYA” SAMPLER What can I say? With Nicolay, I always expect something different, dynamic and beautiful and that’s exactly what I receive in return. Another example of how we are each other’s expectations. Today I have been swimming in an expansive ocean of new music — it’s refreshing … Continue reading

Splittin’ Atoms, Spittin’ Flames, Bringin’ Change

Major props to FroLab for providing this exclusive footage from the New Orleans stop on The Ecstatic tour. For obvious reasons (New Orleans is Jay Electronica’s hometown), the N.O. show will most likely be the one to beat (unless it’s unbeatable). You can catch me BUGGIN’ the eff OUT through the entirety of Jay Elect’s … Continue reading

Dear Moleskine

I’m Back! My sincere apologies for slacking on updates. I’ve spent the past month traveling all over the place and I’m just now getting back into the swing of things. Look out for travel flicks coming soon. If it makes a difference: I’ve missed you! My statistics suggest that folks are steady following the blog … Continue reading

LoveLine(s),DedicatedToLastFe’vrier

DOWNLOAD: Blu & Exile “LoveLine(s),DedicatedToLastFe’vrier.” I am completely in love with Blu and his clever word play. This track is as sexy as they come.

The Making of Illmatic

The Making of Illmatic (XXL, April 2009) via Rappers I Know via Okayplayer

KiD CuDI’s Super Boo

KiD CuDI — Super Boo Via OKP. I’m pretty convinced that this joint is wacksauce but I had to throw it up here because 1) I haven’t hollered at CuDI in a minute and 2) I overuse the word “boo” almost as much as I say “co-sign” so it only feels right to post it. … Continue reading

Miles Remixed

I have to give a heartfelt thank you to The Apple Juice Kid for his latest project Miles Remixed presented by Okayplayer and Illroots. After an amazing but exhausting weekend (as evidenced by the photo streams below), I finally caught a cold (nothing serious) and besides pots of lavender tea with honey I found Miles … Continue reading