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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IllSkilz shares Raw Beats

I got an email a while back from this cat called IllSkilz in the Netherlands with a link to download some tracks. He let me know they were works in progress and to just give it a listen. I assumed…

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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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Draft – Forever Yung

I’ve been rockin “Forever Yung” for a few days trying to think who Draft sounds like, or someone to compare him to. No luck because this cat is in a class of his own. The closest person I can compare…

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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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