Mixtape: DJ Don Tom – Originals vs Classics ( Featuring: Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, The Isley Brothers, Eric B. & Rakim, Big L, Isaac Hayes, Bob James, & More) (2011) (Free Download)

New Hip hop, Funk, Soul, & R’n’B mix from Bosnian DJ, DJ Don Tom.

I Forgot to be Your Lover – William Bell
Worst Comes to Worst – Dilated Peoples
Juicy Fruit – Mtume
Juicy – The Notorious B.I.G.
I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near) – Michael McDonald
Regulate – Warren G & Nate Dogg
My Jamaican Guy – Grace Jones
Doin It – LL Cool J
Between the sheets – The Isley Brothers
Big Poppa – The Notorious B.I.G.
School Boy Crush – Average White Band
Microphone Fiend – Eric B. & Rakim
Its A New Day – Skull Snaps
Put It On (Feat. Kid Capri) – Big L
Hung up on My Baby – Isaac Hayes
My Mind Playin’ Tricks On Me – Geto Boys
Today – Tom Scott
They Reminisce Over You – Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Looking At The Front Door – Main Source
Let’s Organize – Organized Konfusion
Sometime I Rhyme Slow – Nice and Smooth
Got to Give It Up [Remix] – Aaliyah
Sign of the Times – Bob James
Keepin’ The Faith (Just A Touch Mix) – De La Soul
Killuminati – 2Pac Feat. Outlawz
Who’s Gonna Take The Weight? – Gang Starr

Download: Here…

Via: .blackouthiphop.com

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Mixtape: Slaine & Statik Selektah – State Of Grace (Featuring: Ill Bill, Action Bronson, Termanology, D-Stroy, & More) (2011) (Free Download)

George Carroll, born 1977 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and better known as Slaine, is an American hip hop MC and actor. He is best known for his work in the groups Special Teamz (with Edo G, Jaysaun and DJ JayCeeOh) and La Coka Nostra (with Danny Boy, Everlast, Ill Bill, DJ Lethal and formerly Big Left). Read More Here…

Boston Mc Slaine teams up with Statik Selektah to drop the State Of Grace mixtape.Which is Slaine’s (La Coka Nostra) prelude to A World With No Skies 2.0, dropping August 16th.

Track Listing:
1. State Of Grace (Intro)
2. Don’t Talk Greezy
3. Offensive Lines f. Action Bronson & Ill Bill
4. That’s How It Is f. Termanology & Tully Banta-Cain aka Novacaine
5. Trail of Blood (OG Beat Version)
6. Tonight f. Cyrus Deshield
7. Gotta Go f. Kali & D-Stroy)
8. American Way
9. Run It (From The Town OST)
10. Night After Night
11. Molly f. D-Stroy
12. Hold Up f. Reks
13. Concepts (Freestyle)
14. Shade 45 Freestyle f. Kali & D-Stroy
15. Mistaken Identity

Download: Here…

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New Music (8/3): ISHE + HEZEKIAH, Tragedy Khadafi, Faimkills, Yak Ballz, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Joe & Pharrell, Kardinal Offishall, Rochelle Jordans, Ahmed Sirour & Michelle Thompson, Jazmine Sullivan, Hollie Smith & Mara TK, jj & Neyo, & Warm Ghost

2 new cuts from your favorite rappers favorite rapper, Tragedy Khadafi.Off his Thug Matrix 3 project that is dropping September 20th, 2011 via 25 To Life Aura / Distrolord Digital.ILL-LUMINOUS FLOW is the lead single and produced By: Now & Laterz.You can cop it here on I-Tunes.
Tragedy Khadafi – ILL-Luminous Flow

***Bonus Trag***
Narcotic Lines is produced by araabMUZIK.Trag’s official album, The Last Report is due out shortly after Thug Matrix 3.
Tragedy Khadafi – Narcotic Lines

New track from Faimkills featuring Lt. Dan.
Faimkills – Swag Sewage (Close To The Knives)

New music from ISHE + HEZEKIAH from OTIS pt2 12inch.Yet another example of a better attempt then Kanye and Jay.
ISHE + HEZEKIAH – Otis Part 2

New music from Cymbals Eat Guitars.Off their second LP, Lenses Alien dropping 8/30.
Cymbals Eat Guitars – Definite Darkness

Another new Joe leak.This time with assistance from Pharell.This is off Joe’s new album, The Good, The Bad, The Sexy dropping Sept. 13.
Joe – Gone Away Feat Pharrell

New Kardi joint.Off his s forthcoming LP Mr. International.Part 1 of Ol Time Killin dropped back in 2001.
Kardinal Offishall – GOl Time Killin Part 2

The first leak from Rochelle Jordan’s, R O J O. album. This one features Jon Connor and is produced by Klash.I’m really digging her.
Rochelle Jordan – Sing Feat Jon Connor

Off The Brooklyn Duo’s sophomore effort, Narrows dropping 9/27.
Warm Ghost – GTWS

Latest online leak from Jazmine Sullivan.This track is great, nuff said!!!
Jazmine-Sullivan – Drive-By

New Hollie Smith.Off her Band Of Brothers Vol.1, which sees her collaborate with Electric Wire Hustle front man Mara TK.Dropping next week.
Hollie Smith & Mara TK – Promised Land Hotel Pt. 1 & 2

Off the The Adult Swim Singles series.This time pairing up jj with R&B crooner Neyo.
jj – We Cant Stop Feat Ne-Yo

(Design: Oliver Cartwright)

This month’s track is the release of the premiere single from my Gas Galaxy album. It is called Hypetronic and was co-produced by Chapter 7 and myself. Chapter 7 on the mix as well. My Cubic Zirconia family released this maxi-single style EP on their imprint, Don’t Cry Recordings which features an exclusive remix by Lunice (LuckyMe/Mad Decent) including instrumentals. Do yourself a favor and check out Lunice if you’ve never heard his music.
-Yak Ballz-


This is my tribute to some of the great African-American entertainers who were born in the borough of Brooklyn, NY, which is also my hometown. This was inspired by the “Roll Call” scene in Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” where Samuel L. Jackson’s radio DJ character says a list of famous African-American musicians, though not necessarily from Brooklyn. I had always loved the music that was playing behind it but was always surprised no one tried to duplicate the idea, though I guess it was impossible to sample it since it was completely spoken over and didn’t appear on the movie soundtrack.

I figured I might as well be the only person to attempt to replay some of the elements of the music and turn it into a tribute piece to Brooklyn so I hope even those who are not from there can still appreciate this and the artists I mention who made their impact on the entertainment world at large…and daring to add myself to this already illustrious list 😉
-Ahmed Sirour-

released 29 July 2011
Ahmed Sirour (all instruments via Logic Pro 9), spoken word, musical arrangement, lyrics, production, mixing, and mastering
Michelle Thompson (lead hook & bridge vocals, and background vocals)
Bill Lee (composer of the original score from the motion picture, “Do the Right Thing”–specifically the “Roll Call” scene with Samuel L. Jackson– from which my original arrangement was derived)

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Event: Si*Se Plays Hiro Ballroom (NYC) With Special Guest Danielle Parente Thursday, August 18th HIRO BALLROOM

Si*Se Plays Hiro Ballroom (NYC)
With special guest Danielle Parente
Thursday, August 18th
88 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Danielle Parente – “Influenced by artists such as Sade, Sia, Lauryn Hill, Bjork, Radiohead, Fiona Apple and Imogen Heap, her music crosses over several genres, offering listeners hints of electronic, soul, blues and jazz.”

For more on Danielle – http://www.myspace.com/danielleparente

For more info and tickets please visit Ticket Web – http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetaildispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3740725
To check out the event on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/event.phpeid=211768235532376
To “Like” Si*Se on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/SiSé/99648418922

In other Si*Se news… Si*Se releases their new Music Video for “Goes On”!

For those who have not seen it yet

Si*Sé Goes On Video
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Uploaded by sisenyc on Jun 24, 2011
Directed by Maryam Parwana. DP: Damien Drake. Animators: Brian Walsh & Maryam Parwana.
Produced by EP*Vision.
Shot on location in NYC, Si*Sé shows how life “Goes On.”

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Album Of The Day (8/3): Various Artists – Label Love Vol. 3 (Featuring: Nostalgia 77, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Colman Brothers, & Many ,More (2011) (Free Download)

Label Love is an eclectic yet unified bundle of unique sounds compiled simply for the love of sharing them with the universe – each track plucked and presented by label heads from Decon Records, Fat Beats, One-Handed Music, Stones Throw, Tru Thoughts, Wah Wah 45s, and Wax Poetics.

Each label evokes its own signature giving this collection a diversified and interesting flow of genres. Label Love consists of nostalgic classics, unreleased gems, and exclusive selections with the goal of expanding minds to new musical styles.

Artwork by the talented Greg Ponstingl

For further information on this compilation contact Jasmine De La Paz at jasmine@tru-thoughts.co.uk
released 01 August 2011

Feel free to blog, play, tweet, blast, post, etc … please share the love.

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Audio: The Weeknd – Live At The Mod Club Mixtape (2011) (Free Download)

The Weeknd’s first full show he did at the Mod Club in his hometown of Toronto a couple weeks ago.Lucklily it was caught on tape!!!

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1.The Weeknd-High for This
2.The Weeknd-The Morning
3.The Weeknd-Coming Down
4.The Weeknd-What You Need
5.The Weeknd-The Party The After Party
6.The Weeknd-House of Balloons Glass Table Girls
7.The Weeknd-Rolling Stone
8.The Weeknd-Wicked Games
9.The Weeknd-The Knowing
10.The Weeknd-The Birds Part 1 Encore

Download: Here…

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Mixtape: The Entertainer – A Skratch Bastid Mix (Featuring: Lou Reed, Otis Redding, Eric B & Rakim, Notorious B.I.G., Bob Marley, & More) (2011) (Free Download)

Here it is! The Entertainer. My first major mix since “110%”. Enjoy. It was a lot of fun to make.
If you would like to download it, head over to http://www.skratchbastid.com/entertainer. Feel free to share, embed and blog away. The track list is below.
Fire up the BBQ.
-Skratch Bastid-

Track listing:
1. The Entertainer Intro – Skratch Bastid
2. Take a Walk on the Wild Side – Lou Reed
3. (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay (DJ Moves Remix) – Otis Redding
4. Paid In Full – Eric B. & Rakim/Ofra Haza (Bastid Reconstruction)
5. Just A Lil’ Dope – Masters at Work
6. 99 Problems/Rock The Bells (Inst) – Jay-Z/Rick Rubin/LL Cool J/Jorun
7. Get Me Back On Time, Engine No.9 – Wilson Pickett
8. 10 Crack Commandments/Shut ‘Em Down – Notorious B.I.G./Public Enemy (Bastid Reconstruction)
9. Eat Em Up L Chill – LL Cool J
10. Rampage – EPMD (Bastid Reconstruction)
11. Bumpin’ Bus Stop – Thunder & Lightning
12. Step Up Front – Positive K
13. As We Enter the Gravel Pit – Wu-Tang Clan vs Nas & Damian Marley (Skratch Bastid Remix)
14. Sunshine Of Your Love – Spanky Wilson
15. Get Up Stand Up/Slippin’ Into Darkness – Bob Marley vs War (Skratch Bastid Blend)
16. Hercules – Aaron Neville
17. Give You All I Can – Shad & Skratch Bastid (Produced by Skratch Bastid)
18. Sleazy – Andre 3000 ($kratch Ba$tid’s Ke$ha-less Mix)
19. Cameras vs Like A Boss – Matt & Kim & Slim Thug (Skratch Bastid Remix)
20. Look At Hudson Mohawke Now – Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne & Hudson Mohawke (Skratch Bastid Remix)
21. Wildfire – SBTRKT featuring Little Dragon
22. Spottie – Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
23. International Whisperer’s Anthem – UGK, Outkast & George Michael (Skratch Bastid’s Sexy Sax Mix)

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