Oliver Grimball – Anodyne Holiday

Oliver Grimball – Anodyne Holiday

No B.S. instant classic! I was checking out the preview of Oliver Grimball’s album on iTunes, but needed to hear more. I tell you this is one of those rare treats that makes you question todays music. Anodyne Holiday is…

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40LOVE – TIKI TIKI ft. Zumbi

The track is banging, emcees are on point, and the video kept me watching. 40LOVE is a new group to me, but from this video they are bringing it hard. I really dig the style of the video. Kept it simple,…

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Layne Harper – Medicine Cabinet

Layne Harper – Medicine Cabinet

Really digging the beat and the chorus on this one. The beat was produced by Miami Beat Wave who’s made some bangers for good folks. I haven’t heard much else by Layne Harper but if this is what’s to come……

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Kone – Legend Days

Kone – Legend Days

My man KONE is hard at work on the beats.  He’s dropped a Starship 27 bonus track called Funk 3482 featuring SelfSay on Insect Records, and now Legend Days. Last week he was out performing at BOOMBOX and selling shirts and CD’s.…

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Open Mike Eagle – Universe Man

This video is hypnotizing! I’m not sure if it’s the animation or that I’m an Open Mike Eagle fan, but I’m sure you’ll dig it. Check out Open Mike Eagle – 4NML HSPTL on iTunes. BIG shout out to Nick…

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ADaD – Live and Direct

ADaD – Live and Direct

MC ADaD’s rap style has that timeless sound that’s hard hitting. I recently downloaded ADaD’s mixtape, P.S. I’m Next and have been giving it a proper listen. It’s in the rotation! Live and Direct has a catchy hook, and the beat is a…

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L!STED – The Crystal Ship

L!STED – The Crystal Ship

Let me sum it up. Seven Dayis a dynamic duo made up of Jay Diction and L!STED. Very talented cats that keep coming with good music. L!STED is bringing The Crystal Ship to your ears. Beat after beat, I just keep asking myself, “how…

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B+C Radio: Summer

B+C Radio: Summer

Episode 009: Summer Just when you thought your week couldn’t get any better Beats+Crates Radio slaps you in the face with a new episode mixed by my brother Val The Vandle. He’s bringing some heat on Summer to get you…

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Us Natives – Used Vinyl Review

Us Natives – Used Vinyl Review

Sometimes I download tons of stuff and drop it on the iPod. Last weekend I did just that and loaded up some new stuff. I took a drive the other day and thumbed through some stuff and landed on Us…

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Oddisee – Odd Renditions

Oddisee – Odd Renditions

I’m going to give you my opinion on this dude Oddisee. I think we are witnessing the makings of a legend. I really can’t think of a project that he’s a part of that folks don’t love. Above all Oddisee is…

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