Author Archives: DJ A-UP


Nas x J. Cole // Let Nas Down (remix)

  J. Cole caused a pleasant shock in the hip hop world by betraying the pathway of mainstream hits and releasing his new album ‘Born Sinner’. One of the most heartfelt hip hop tracks in recent years was ‘Let Nas Down’. He explained his feelings when producer, No I.D. told him nas wasn’t feeling his music, despite his talent. This

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Download: Nanny // The Trafford Chainsaw Massacre

Calling all my Jungle Brothers and DnB Sisters. Here is a brand new mix from the former head honcho of Bad Man Ting, current resident of Depthcuts and Heavy Crates, and a fellow Assmatic – Nanny. Download the mix here  

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Video: J.Rocc’s Vinyl Collection

J.Rocc is a hero to me. Any man who can juggle 45s with just his left hand is straight out of the god damn comic book. Considering this status, it is appropriate for everyone to gaze upon his record collection and feel mad envious. With great skills come great record collections.  

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Download: Prof.Logik // 12-Bit Crush On You

Expertly crafted, instrumental niceness from Prof.Logik. 12-Bit Crush On You takes you on a musical journey, celebrating hard drums and soulful synths (something I believe is a rarity). Prof.Logic // Twitter  //

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Podcast: NouGold // August 2012

Download NouGold [August 2012] If you didn’t know, I co-host a monthly underground hip hop podcast with Bedos (he’s in London today, but he’s going to Africa on Sunday, for a bit) and this is our latest episode. It’s packed full of brand new underground hip hop joints from up-and-coming artists like Sinitus Tempo, Curtis King, SkyBlew, 0hbliv, Stalley, Ground

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Download: Bizarre Tribe // Runnin’

I guess you could consider this to be a blend/mash-up, but that wouldn’t do this justice. Amerigo Gazaway of Gummy Soul, has been producing some dope music for a hot minute. He was responsible for the dope Kurtis Stanley joint ‘On My Mind’, which you can find on my Groovement mix ‘A Flower Was Born: Warp to World 2′ , and created

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Dana Coppafeel – 88 (DJ1L Remix)

Let’s take it back to the old school, let’s take it to Union Square… Let’s take it back, way back, back into time… Taken from Dana Coppafeel & DJ1L’s ‘Lil’ Yung’ Mixtape, available to download here

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The Eyes (Chimpo x Fox) – Harder

Out now on Estate Recordings – buy digitally and ask for the 45 in all good record shops! A. The Eyes – Harder B. The Eyes ft Strategy – Come Again It’s been a few months since we heard from Estate Recordings. Now that the hype around Skittles’ debut album has settled, it’s time for the crew to move on to

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