J. Bizness Pre-Release Party

If you were feelin “J.Bizness- Reason Beats & Pieces” when we first posted it, now’s your chance to feel his album live!  Head down to Long Beach tomorrow night for the album’s pre-release party.  It’s hosted by Brother Dvooa and…

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Jake One – Home

This is the long awaited video to the song Home by Jake One.  This song is off his debut album White Van Music which was released last October by Rhymesayers Entertainment.  It’s about Jake One’s hometown Seattle and showcases the…

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Jay $tay Paid THIS TUESDAY!

This is Beats+Crates 100th post and it’s only fitting that it is for a special event, Jay $tay Paid. Please take the time to read about Ma Dukes battle with Dilla’s legacy and her health. If you still haven’t discovered…

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the Do-Over

Just when you think your weekend is coming to a close, and you didn’t rock it like you thought. Well you’ve got the Do-Over, every Sunday! Ladies get your summer dresses on, Fellas break out your summer fedora and get…

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In Transit Ten

I’ve got a little time these days to put the ipod on shuffle, and check out whats on it. It’s cool that I can rediscover stuff that’s been on there for days, or a track I’ve played once. I do…

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Cook & Uno – The Overflow

Ok I got this bangin track “Monie Love” in my  heavy rotation playlist. Sometimes I get into the groove and forget that I’ve got Beats+Crates to post my finds. Well this is one of them. I was diggin around for…

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Soul Sessions 5/22

Always something going on in L.A. poeple. Soul Sessions goes down every second & fourth Friday of each month. This Friday Soul Sessions is in full effect wit DJ Icy Ice, so break out yo dancin shoes and head to…

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Classic Camp Lo Luchini

Not much to say about a classic except watch it, and get yo dance on. Jones’n for more Camp Lo? Check out CampLo.net and peep them out on MySpace.

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Playing For Change Explained

There are lots of charities out there to pick from, but this one caught my eye right a way. BIG thanks to Nate for checking out Playing for Change and getting Beats+Crates informed. Here’s a quick video to explain Playing…

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It’s a Celebration…but Where?

This Saturday – MAY 9th Ok I know as much as you do…maybe a little more. There’s a party going down this Saturday in L.A. that has a cool DJ line up. Byze, Mr. Choc, Mona Lisa, Coleman, Rhettmatic, and…

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