Leonard Dstroy – Higher Vibrations

If you want to blast off into space on the soul train, Leonard Dstroy’s Higher Vibrations is for you.  The opening track Technical Difficulties had me cranking up the volume.  When I got to Sunset Marquis (the second track) I…

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Eulorhythmics – Green Street & Avers

A while back we got the track Hot & Nasty from the (Eulorhythmics Kenny Keys & aDad) featuring Proh Mic.  It piqued our interest enough to check out the whole album titled Green Street & Avers.  The production the tracks…

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Danny Brown – Detroit State Of Mind 4

When Danny Brown gets on the mic, it’s a bomb of energy that blows up the place.  If you were rocking Danny Brown’s Hot Soup, you’ll burn up an ipod playing Detroit State Of Mind 4.  I have to say it…

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Stevie Crooks – Diamonds & Guns

Mr. Crooks does it again with Diamonds & Guns.  The title track is a banger.  Diamonds & Guns puts you in an Audrey Hepburn movie with a heist and the villain gets away.  Maybe it was the cover art that…

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El Prez – Animal Style!

El Prez is a Los Angeles staple like the Lakers and In-N-Out. It shouldn’t be a surprise that El Prez’s title Animal Style! and cover art have that In-N-Out look. I’m getting hungry just thinking about it. What does surprise…

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Tab-One – The Tabloids

Ok if you haven’t heard of Kooley High, you’re sleeping.  After checking out the documentary One Day and meeting them I’ve been keeping an eye out. Together they’re a banging group, and as individuals they can kill a mic.  For…

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Taiyamo Denku – Articles of Mind

I don’t like to classify or make sub-genres of Hip Hop, but this is on some backpacker blow your mind ish.  Yes that is a good thing.  I started playing Taiyamo Denku’s Articles of Mind and right away it made…

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One Truth – Soundtrack To Life: New Beginnings

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One Truth – Man vs. Woman The first thing that pops into my mind when people mention “spoken word artists” is political (or whatever topic that’s currently socially conscious) rhythmical rants. One night J1 invited me to Transmissions at…

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Dynas – The Apartment

I was at Fat Beats talking to House Shoes, and he pulls a record off the rack and says “You should get this”.  It was Dynas – The Apartment and at first I was like ” who’s this cat?”  House…

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