Archive for October, 2007

Stones Throw podcast #25

Out now over at StonesThrow. Mixed by some cat called Rhettmatic.

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Madlib Meets Kweli on BET

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Drink N My 2 Step REMIX

Kanye and Ne-Yo arrive. .

’2 glasses in a row you start to think that i’m Q-tip’

‘Stumbling falling down, i ain’t drunk, thats my new step’

Guarantee its a rewind on the first listen.

MP3: Cassidy – My Drink N My 2 Step (Ft. Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Ne-Yo)

Ne-Yo’s takes him to a whole new level in my eyes.

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Leading the garage/bassline/whatever you want to call it revival at the moment.

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Flex Factor

Dizzee’s next single is, quite surprisingly going to be Flex. Here’s some behind the scenes footage from the video. It’s cameos galore.

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Deviation 26/10

Domu in for Benji again. Art Bleek with my track of the week, make sure you check it out.. Definitely my sound at the moment..


Slum Village – Zu4u (barak ent)
Dave Mathews – Sandworms (CTI)
Daz Ikue – Think 2007 (Gamm)
Kenny Dope – Get On Down (Dopewax)
Q-Tip – Work It Out (White)
Cro Magnon – Eclipse – (Jazzy Sport)
O’Boogie ft Tableek – Paper Chaser (Rush Hour)
Luna & Bazis – You & Me (Wah Wah)
Linkwood Family – Miles Away (Firecracker)
Dego & Kaidi – A Pair Of Jokers (Zooo Black)
Wanu – Don’t Sleep (Maddslinky Mix) (Tru Thought)
Swell Session & Seiji – Prepared To Go (Freerange)
Mike Dunn – Godmademephunky (Iumabad dub) (CDR)
Simbad – After The Dance (Bugz In The Attic Remix) (Raw Fusion)
Domuforce – Iz It To Be (Treble O)
Zed Bias – Rogue Frequency (Sick Trumpet)
Art Bleek – Broken Sky (CDR)
Mark De Clive Lowe ft Bembe Segue – Let Peace Be Central (Freedom School)
Ricardo Eddy Martinez – Mi Gonga Es Laque Es (Sonar Kollektiv)
Ashley Thomas – Kept On Running (Counterpoint)
Tone Control – 1 Love Thing (Small Arms Fiya Mix) (Tone Control Music)
Chris Barker – The Deez (420 East)
DJ Marin – Love Fantasy (Treble O)
Georgia Anne Muldrew – Killa Peach (Milan)
Restless Soul – Everytime (Raw Fusion)

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Thank You and You’re Welcome

Kanye West diversifying into literature. We’l wait and see. .

He says;

It’s dope….10 bucks. I teamed up with co-author J. Sakiya Sandifer to make my literary debut with Thank You And You’re Welcome!, an entertaining volume of “Kanye-isms “– the creative, humorous and insightful philosophies and anecdotes used in creating my path to success. It captures the same wit, playful irony, and piercing insight found abundant in my lyrics. In Thank You And You’re Welcome! I deliver my personal message uncensored, without any five-second delay or media distortion.

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MP3: Jay-Z – No Hook

Eminem-esque on the hook?

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Tha Carter III Leak

The Carter III isn’t coming on the 18th December, but The Carter III: Leak is. And you have to admit, the amount that is appearing on the internet from him these days is astounding. . But yeah, MTV has more, and look out for the video for ‘gossip’ appearing in the next few weeks.


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Blacksmith TV:Brooklyns Changing

Nahrights got the world premiere of Talib Kweli’s Blacksmith TV.. I can’t be bothered to go find the code for it right now, but its here, and quite amusing.

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Worldwide 25/10

Didnt really feel the first hour as much this week.. despite Quantic and the Latin inputs, the quantic album being one at the top of my current wishlist. Second hour makes up for it, some brilliant new tunes there, particularly liking the Guynamite track out on Mukatsuku (Vinyl Only, Damn).. but definitely a label worth checking.

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Portico Quartet – ‘The Kon Tiki Expedition’ (Vortex)
RockArt – ‘Oom Jaap Jaap Se Stamboom’ (Dala Flat)
Heliocentrics – ‘Age of The Sun’ (Now Again)
The Quantic Soul Orchestra – ‘Melodious Wayfarer’ (Tru Thoughts)
Bronx River Parkway & Candela All Stars – ‘Agua Con Sal’ (T&S)
Urban Allstars – ‘K54’ (UA Recordings)
Johnny Blas – ‘Oaklands Mambo’ (Cubop)
Ebony Bones – ‘We Know All About You’ (White)
Josie Stingray – ‘Doing My Thing’ (Test)
Stimming – ‘Funk Worm’ (Dynamic)
Sola Akingbola – ‘Ninu Opon Ori Tiwa’ (Arc)

Heavy Hitters: Seun Kuti on Afrobeat
Seun Kuti – ‘Think Africa’ (White)
Seun Kuti – ‘’Mosquito Song’ (White)
Seun Kuti – ‘NA OIL’ (White)
Seun Kuti – ‘’Many Things’ (White)


Meshell Ndegeocello – ‘Virgo’ (Emarcy)
Blind Alphabetz feat. Brotherman – ‘Change’ (DAT Sound)
Rup, Mole, Enlish, DJ Manipulate – ‘A Remote World’(Beats Entertainment)
Lee Fields and The Expressions – ‘My World’ (Truth & Soul)
M.A.S.O. – ‘Poon Thang Thump’ (Bandit)
Guynamite feat. Selina Campbell – ‘Those Eyes’(Mukatsuku)
Domu feat. Pete Simpson – ‘Look A Little Further’(Papa)
Lady Alma – ‘Pressure’ (Universal Sun Club Vocal Mix)(Especial)
Zeep – ‘Zeep Dreams’ (Da Lata Remix) (Far Out)

Live In Session from Maida Vale: Zeep
Zeep – ‘Agua’ (Live in Session)
Zeep – ‘Super’ (Live in Session)

Aaron Jerome feat. Simphinwe Dana – ‘Kwa Kungasa’(BBE)
Phurry Freaks – ‘All Over The World’ (Jazzanova Remix)(Test)
Pasta Boys Inspiration – ‘Sun Dog’ (Mano Calda)

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graduated from hungry and made it to greedy

Finally with a CDQ version of the new single. Remember? From the BET video. And yeah, definitely worth watching – sounds so much hungrier than in the studio.

MP3: Lil’ Wayne – Gossip

A mini war has also broken out between some guy called Ransom and Joe Budden.. It’s easy to see who is winning, but whats incredible is the turnover of these guys tracks.. We’re on one a day at the moment. Follow it @ Nahright.

I’m in a rush so can’t give you the exact link.. but xxlmag have the second part of their Jay interview up.. XXL.

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American Gangster PREVIEWS

Seen on . . 30 Second clips of all the tracks due on American Gangster. Ignorant Shit sounds even better than it did when I first heard it. . And thats an improvement on one of my favourite Jay-z tracks of all time. Party Life stands out, as does the one every ones talking about: No Hook. I also hear some Wayne in there.. Too easy to judge an album on snippets these days, and I hate doing it, but from what i can hear its going to be a huge improvement on Kc, at the very least.

Its all here.
What do you think?

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Electric Proms Starts Tomorrow

All starts tomorow. . The bbc will have coverage of it all, make sure you don’t miss out.. Mark Ronson, the Soil & Pimp/Jamie Cullum collaboration, Ben Westbeech/Estelle/Durrty Goodz at the Jazz Cafe for me. As well as Kano of course. ELECTRIC PROMS.

Last year was good, this years set to be way betttter. I’l do my best to bring the best of it here.

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Sneaker Of the Day

Okay, so i jacked them from Complex.. Read up here. And for once, something I could probably afford.

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