Blu – NoYork

I don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes with this album, but I’ll co-sign for NoYork. And from what I hear this isn’t the final version of the album. Well if it’s anything close or above, it’s good in…

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BOOMBOX: Blu & Hawthorne Headhunters

Oh yes, it’s that time again.  October 2nd is going to be off the hook.  The Boombox crew has come up with some heat for this line up.  Ced No, Coultrain and Black Spade making up the incredible group the…

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TiRon – MSTRD

kyLA introduced me to TiRon one summer hanging out at the Do Over.  Ever since then I’ve been keeping a close eye on this talented cat.  Last year he dropped Ketchup and this year it’s MSTRD.  Just like a food…

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Notes for Haiti

My man Niles is always on the grind, and one of his many projects that I’m honored to write a post on is Notes For Haiti.  There are horrific events and disasters that hit home everyday, and when it passes…

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UPDATE: Fashawn & Exile at Turntable Lab

When the Turntable Lab has another in-store, GO! It was dope. Exile got the crowd movin, then Fashawn breaks out the mic. They give everyone a greeting and bust into the tracks from the upcoming album Boy Meets World. To…

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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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Blu(e) – HerFavoriteColo(u)r

I guess people weren’t spelling it right, but Blu has been out for minute. This mixtape “Her Favorite Colo(u)r” reminds me when he hooked up with Exile on “Below the Heavens.” Kick back hip hop with lots of creativity on…

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