In celebration of the groundbreaking new Broadway musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” J.PERIOD is pleased to announce HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME: REMIXED, the latest in his award-winning music-meets-narrative remix series, premiering Tuesday, June 24. Listen to the project’s first release below, a re-imagining of Pac’s classic tribute to his mother, produced by J.PERIOD.
J.PERIOD & 1200Squad.com Present #MARCH9REVISITED, the third and final installment in this award-winning and critically acclaimed B.I.G. Remix Series. 17 years after the passing of one of hip hop’s all-time greats, J.PERIOD revisits the catalog of Brooklyn’s Finest to re-imagine classic B.I.G. verses over a diverse collection of tracks that speculate on what hip hop [cont.]
J.PERIOD recruits Black Star alumni and legendary lyricist Talib Kweli for the latest single release from #RAGEISBACK: “The Traveller” [Produced by J.PERIOD]. Look out for other #RAGEISBACK exclusives featuring Black Thought, Common, The Kid Daytona, Homeboy Sandman, Shad and more.
1. This Is the Story of… (Intro) 2. Rage Is Back (J.PERIOD Exclusive) f. Black Thought 3. New York State of Mind (Interlude) f. Alicia Keys & Nas 4. Run New York (J.PERIOD ReFix) f. Nas & Angel Haze 5. Hard (J.Period Monumental ReFix) f. Styles P, Sean Price & General Steele 6. Borough Check [cont.]
J. Period chops up some Portishead for this loose-knit re-working of Com’s classic “I Used To Love H.E.R.” From his new mixtape, The Rage Is Back.
Celebrating the release of Adam Mansbach’s acclaimed new novel, Rage Is Back, J.PERIOD recruits legendary Roots front man Black Thought for an exclusive new dub plate collaboration: “Rage Is Back (Freestyle),” the first single off J.PERIOD’s forthcoming “Rage Is Back” tape dropping later this month. Set against the backdrop of graffiti-era New York, Manbach’s Rage [cont.]
Since the emergence of their highly acclaimed Mind Over Matter LP, Oakland underground standouts Zion I have stood at the forefront of progressive hip hop, foreshadowing the merging of electronic music and hip hop years in advance. Producer Amp-Live’s intricate soundscapes, combined with soulful, intelligent lyrics from MC Zumbi, have earned co-signs from hip hop [cont.]
This one takes it back to 7th grade. J. Period further promotes his Wake Up Radio! mixtape release with this exclusive remix that pays homage to the Eric B. & Rakim classic. Nobody’s smilin’. LISTEN: J. Period – “In The Ghetto (Wake Up)” (feat. The Roots + John Legend) J. Period – “In The Ghetto [cont.]
Truelements + Lyrics to Go present the “J.Period Live Mixtape (Illadelph Edition)” EP — a first-of-its-kind J.Period mixtape RECORDED LIVE ONSTAGE at Toronto’s premiere hip hop festival, The Manifesto, Sept. 26, 2010. Starring legendary MC Black Thought (The Roots), the “J.Period Live Mixtape (Illadelph Edition)” EP features a 30-minute barrage of LIVE J.Period remixes with [cont.]
Skillz preps for his new album, The World Needs More Skillz, due October 28th, with this free mixtape release. Guest shots from Alchemist, Nottz, Don Cannon, Keyshia Cole, and more. Skillz + Jazzy Jeff + J. Period – “Infamous Quotes” (Mixtape)
Let’s all thank J. Period, John Legend and The Roots for bringing Pete Rock and CL Smooth together for their first track in 6 years. PR & CL straighten it out for this first burst from J.Period’s “Wake Up! Radio” mixtape. LISTEN: John Legend & The Roots – “Our Generation (J. Period Remix)” (feat. Pete [cont.]
J.Period & Ralph McDaniels f. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Flava in Ya Ear (March 9 Video Remix)” from Truelements Music on Vimeo. Today, March 9, 2010, J.Period & “Uncle” Ralph McDaniels (Video Music Box) bring Biggie back to life with the first installment of the March 9: Video Remix Collection – a groundbreaking new collaboration [cont.]
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