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De La Soul has given us a glimpse into the creation of their new LP "And The Anonymous Nobody". It takes you through the beginning of the project, and how it was funded by fans through Kickstarter, to creating the music, touring, the marketing side and everything in between . It really opens your eyes to the process of...
Virginia producer Nottz had a go at "Rhythm Roulette". He takes 3 records at random and makes some beats out of them. Nottz has produced for some of the biggest in Hip Hop including J Dilla, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Game and many others. He works some magic finds some dope samples to rock with. You get a chance to see...
De La Soul have released their new album "And The Anonymous Nobody". This has been a long wait for fans as this was originally planned to for release in April. It was funded by a Kickstarter project. They did release an EP "For Your Pain And Suffering" to give their fans something to nibble on while they wait. The...
Atlanta's Kelechi has been able to keep his buzz alive by releasing good music and performing for excited fans. He has dropped a new track, which he also produced called "Part 3 (Father Stretch My Bands)". This is a cool play on Kanye's track "Father Stretch My Hands Pt 1" from his "Life Of Pablo" LP. You can tell...
There is so much music around us in our everyday lives. Movies, TV, commercials. It's in almost all forms of entertainment and this isn't changing anytime soon (and I'm ok with that). We all know that sampling is a part of the music creation process for the vast majority of Hip Hop. Taking parts of other songs and using them to...
TDE's Isaiah Rashad has released a new track. It's called "I Mean". The beat has a simplistic drum pattern that works really well with the sample that has been looped. Production was held down by Black Metaphor. Isaiah has been busy lately, dropping the track "Free Lunch" not too long ago. Isaiah gave us a real nice one to...
Psycho Les, one half of legendary group The Beatnuts takes a run at Rhythm Roulette. The three records he picks are as random as you can get. He works some magic making 2 beats. These beats are classic Beatnuts style. It's amazing how you can give these same records to different producers and get something completely different every time....
DJ QBert is one the pioneers in DJing, taking art of turntablism to new levels. He has teamed up with fellow DJ Yogfrog and have created the "Invader" mixer. It's manufactured through their company Thud Rumble. It was displayed at the Intel Developers Forum and it looks really cool. It has a touchscreen and runs Window's 10 so it should be...
DJBooth.net is always representing that real Hip Hop. They have brought Blu and ScienZe to the DJ Booth world and got them to step into the booth and spit some rhymes. Blu & ScienZe have really sick rhymes that sound amazing over the beat courtesy of Nottz. Blu starts, ScienZe comes in for verse 2 and Blu jumps back...
It's been two month's since the last CDR Toronto producer event and the itch for more is intense and needs to be scratched. Thankfully today is the day that CDR returns! If you're not familiar with the CDR movement check out my last post breaking down these amazing events here. I couldn't express these series of events better than CDR...