Tag Archive: Music
Following a plethora of impressive drops, the Beastie Boys share with fans yet another treat by making their Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 album available for stream. This is the long-awaited eighth album from the Hip Hop/Rock trio which was produced by Beastie Boys and mixed by Philippe Zdar. This album marks Mike “Mike D” Diamond, Adam “Ad Rock” Horovitz and Adam “MCA” Yauch’s first full-length effort since 2007′s Grammy-winning all-instrumental project, The Mix-Up. Hot Sauce Committee Pt.2 drops May 3 via Capitol. Pre-order hereHot Sauce Committee Part Two by Beastie Boys.
DJ Clark Kent and The Life Files chop it up about discovering Jay-Z and the events that led up to the classic that we know as “Reasonable Doubt” today. He also discusses what started his passion for sneakers and ballparks the amount that he owns today!
Honoring the birthday of the late and great J Dilla comes this interesting documentary tribute to his incomparable legacy. Entitled Still Shining, the piece contains commentaries from his mother and some of his closest friends. Most of the footage was shot on the day of his funeral. It was designed for his fans and supporters who knew of his accomplishments before February 2006 and those that have grown to appreciate his genius. Here, we gain a greater insight and understanding about the musical icon. Enjoy!
The BBC | Ice Cream blog put us onto this video which captures several classic hip-hop beats from the last few generations in beatbox form. Performed by French artist EKLIPS, the 4 minute one-take video is a true trip through hip-hop history.
Jay-Z celebrates the signing of Jay Electronica to his Roc Nation imprint in a proper way by releasing “Shiny Suit Theory”. The track boasts an impressive lineup that boasts the talents of both rappers, crooner The Dream and French chanteuse Charlotte Gainsbourg. Check it out below!Jay Electronica featuring Jay-Z, The-Dream & Charlotte Gainsbourg – Shiny Suit Theory by Hypetrak