Author Archives: Leonie

Download// Ta-Ku- WHERE

New joint from the album which is forthcoming on Germany’s Jakarta Records, due to be released early 2013. This makes me excited about beats again.  DOWNLOAD HERE   Find more of his beats over at his soundcloud here and make sure you listen to every single one of his 50 Days for Dilla tracks…

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Download: GUILTY SIMPSON & APOLLO BROWN// Dice Game

This has made my day. My favourite rapper collaborating with my favourite producer.  The Detroit heavyweights have released their full length LP ‘Dice Game’ a week early after sharing the track for ‘Truth be Told’ a few days ago. The pairing couldn’t be more perfect, Guilty’s menacing flow matching  the sample heavy beats Apollo Brown is infamous for. Buy this

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DOWNLOAD: SLNGLO// Infinity pt ii

I first came across SLNGLO a few months ago when he dropped this mixette on Fulgeances Musique Large blog. The mix pretty much represents the music I listen to so I did the standard google research and found NOTHING AT ALL. Who ever he is (can someone find out for me please?) he is back with another mix entitled ‘Infinity

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Download: AMERIGO GAZAWAY// BIZARRE TRIBE: A QUEST TO THE PHARCYDE

Gummy Soul, a former radio show which has now morphed into a independant label running out of Nashville Tennesee, features only three artists on its rosta. Producer and MC Amerigo Gazaway is one of them who you may remember for his Fela Soul release in 2011. His latest project samples original recordings from A Tribe Called Quest’s extensive back catalogue paired with vocals

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STREAM: Danny Brown // Change

Stream the rather aptly named ‘new’ (apparently this first hit the web in 2010 when DB dropped a bunch of unreleased songs on his tumblr…) track from Motor City’s Danny Brown produced by Blu and Mainframe as ‘Johnson&Johnson’. according to SPIN this track will feature on an upcoming collaborative album named ‘Danny Johnson’ which will also feature artists such as Exile and

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VIDEO: Flying Lotus- Until the Quiet Comes

For whatever reason I haven’t paid that much attention to Flying Lotus recently. This short film has definitely changed my opinion- his album drops October 2nd and I think I am now officially excited for it. Directed by Kahlil Joseph the film features three tracks from the new record (See Thru To U feat.Erykah Badu, Hunger feat. Niki Randa, Getting There feat. Niki Randa) and some dance moves

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Download: Knxwledge// KOAPASTETIK LP

Knx is probably my favourite beatmaker right now. After an uncharacteristically quiet two months and has now released this LP which YOU MUST LISTEN TO RIGHT AWAY and you should pay for it too because he deserves your money.   LISTEN/DOWNLOAD HERE   OVER AND OUT.

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Download: RapOhneLizenz// Beat Tape 3

The excellent RapOhneLizenz conglomerate have blessed us with the third installment in their beat tape series. Showcasing up and coming beat makers from around the globe both their blog and their releases are always worth checking out.     DOWNLOAD HERE      

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Watch: MARV WON // 2 MINUTE DRILLS

Here is  Marvin O’ Neal, aka MarvWon, aka one of the 313’s finest MC’s, by a car. Here is a video of Marvin O’ Neal, aka MarvWon, aka one of the 313’s finest MC’s, doing some raps.     You can also download this here for free.        

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