DJ Kenny Parker dug up some tapes of old KRS-One sessions and shared them on the Frozen Files radio show on East Village Radio.
Legendary femcee, Boogie Down Productions crew members, and ex-wife to KRS-One, Ms. Melodie, has died. No cause of death has been revealed. Ms. Melodie, aka Ramona Parker, was best known for her verse on “Self Destruction”, as well as her 1989 Jive LP, Diva. R.I.P. Ms. Melodie and condolences to her friends and family.
Prince Paul writes: This one of a few songs I did for the “sex and violence album” . For reasons unknown I never got a chance to fully complete the production on these songs and thus poor mixes were ultimately released to the public . When I hear those songs I cringe .. I do [cont.]
Above, Kris gives an in-depth interview with The Archivest. Meanwhile, KRS has reunited with Kenny Parker for The BDP Album, which on sale now on Itunes.
DJ Pizzo just had a triple heart attack while perusing the internet for new Fall hip-hop releases, when suddenly he was blindsided by gorgeous deluxe box set editions of classic releases from Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, M.F. Doom, and Boogie Down Productions. Here they are: Sony Music and Traffic Entertainment Group proudly present Mecca [cont.]
First of two special edition vinyl reissues (the other can be seen below), in an experiment that is likely to generate a whole bunch more similar types of products. This gorgeous picture disc of what many consider the greatest hip-hop album of all time (DJ Pizzo still prefers P.E.’s It Takes A Nation…) ships later [cont.]
We guess if you title your album Tashaan Dorsett, you really don’t run the risk of having another rapper copy your album title. But asking artists to be original in hip-hop these days seems like a lot, especially when today’s generation is quick to borrow album titles as if their forefathers never existed. We take [cont.]
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- Action Bronson “Mr. Wonderful” Cover Art and Tracklist
- Juicy J “Blue Dream & Lean 2″ Mixtape Cover Art & Release Date Revealed
- MF Grimm “MF Love Songs” Cover Art + Tracklist
- Lord Hakim – “Brass Knucklez” (feat. Vast Aire & Phizz Ed)
- IAMSU! – “Hella Good” (feat. Tyga)
- DJ Kay Slay – “I Declare War” (feat. Styles P, Sheek Louch, Vado, Raekwon, & Rell)
- Maverick Sabre – “We Don’t Wanna Be” (feat. Joey Bada$$)
- Cannibal Ox – “Blade: Art of Ox” (feat. Artifacts & U-God; prod. Black Milk)
- Asher Roth – “Blow Your Head” (prod. Nottz)