Mayer Hawthorne- Live at the Roxy

September 11, 2009  |  Live Performances, Soul/R&B  |  2 Comments
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Last night was a big win for real music. Mayer Hawthorne sold out the Roxy and put on a great show.

Will Smith Breaks It Down!

September 10, 2009  |  Inspiration, Sharp Thoughts  |  11 Comments
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One of my favorite people in the biz shares incredible insight and inspiration in this

Will doesn’t just turn it on for the camera either. Every time I’ve interviewed him or bumped into him over the years he’s been consistent in exemplifying what he talks about in this clip. He talks a good talk and actually walks the walk!

Fashawn “The Antidote”

September 10, 2009  |  Hip Hop  |  Leave A Comment

This project- compiled and produced by The Alchemist- is packed with some of my favorite samples and Fashawn raps over them with a thoroughly dope flow. Download HERE

Jay-Z- Live in concert + Letterman

September 10, 2009  |  Hip Hop, Interviews, Live Performances  |  Leave A Comment
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Last night Activision and Myspace put together a last minute Jay-Z concert at the Blender theater in NYC to celebrate Blueprint 3 and the upcoming DJ Hero videogame. Here’s some highlights.

Jay also made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. Hilarious how he calls Dave out on a bad segway!

KiD CuDi “Day ‘N’ Nite (Crookers Rmx)” [Original Video]

September 9, 2009  |  Hip Hop  |  Leave A Comment

Apparently this only had a budget of $250 dollars. Turned out fresh anyway!

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J. Period & K’naan “The Messengers”

September 8, 2009  |  Hip Hop  |  Leave A Comment

Inspired by Bob Marley!

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Fashawn “Fash Plays It Cool”

September 8, 2009  |  Hip Hop  |  Leave A Comment

Kid can rap, he’s just a chorus away…

This is the first leak off his upcoming project with Alchemist entitled The Antidote.

Download/Stream here

Fabolous “Never Let It Go”

September 7, 2009  |  Hip Hop  |  Leave A Comment

Dopeness that’s a bonus track on the Japanese version of Loso’s Way.

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Drake “Fear”

September 6, 2009  |  Hip Hop  |  Leave A Comment

There’s a very good reason for the hype around this kid. Honest and clever lyricism should always win. This new song is an example of that.

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J*DaVeY “End Of Your World (Mama’s Back)”

September 6, 2009  |  Hip Hop, Rock/Alternative  |  Leave A Comment

Here’s an opportunity to check out a dope video and to support 2 of the freshest people I know- go to and vote for J*DaVeY