From Hus Kingpin’s New York N***a In L.A. mixtape, coming soon.
From Jakarta Records: “I guess everyone has that band that you heard a tiny bit longer and more often then all the others. for us this has definitely been looptroop rockers. i remember first hearing them and promoe around the time when i was 15, i just started working at a record store and they [cont.]
Diggin’ In The Crates co-founder Lord Finesse gives us a history lesson on his days as the Funky Technician, discovering the late great Big L, being a part of the Notorious B.I.G.’s classic ‘Ready To Die’ album, running with Puff, working closely to this day with Dr. Dre and his legal issues with Mac Miller. [cont.]
On May 7th, D.I.T.C. Entertainment will release “The Remix Project” which features brand new remixes of D.I.T.C’s back catalogue. The all-star line-up of remixers includes D.I.T.C.’s own production powerhouse Showbiz, Diamond D, Lord Finesse, and Buckwild while also featuring extended family members DJ Premier, Bink, Apollo Brown, Alchemist, and 9th Wonder. “The Remix Project” will [cont.]
Slice-Of-Spice tells us: Back in 2012 we released a Signature Sevens series of vinyl with Lord Finesse. There were 3 Volumes to the series (including a bonus record), and each was pressed on double 7 inch vinyl, and presented in stunning gatefold jackets. This is Volume 3, featured newly remastered Finesse gold era classics, including [cont.]
This track is a part of Funky Man: The Prequel 2LP release dropping in April on Slice-Of-Spice. The Funky Man “Prequel” material has been waiting 22 years to be properly mastered and put together in one solid release project. Check out the track and snippets from the entire project below.
Promo Only Flexi-Disc given out for free to customers who purchase ‘Double Packs’ of the 3rd in the Lord Finesse Signature Sevens Series. Check for the alternate intro and slightly different lyrics from KRS-One who re-recorded his vocals for this now legendary track.
After nearly a three year hiatus, the Bronx-bred spitter Butta Verses, who now calls South Florida home, has returned with a Lord Finesse produced single titled “That’s Me,” in promotion for his forthcoming mixtape. Although a working title for the project is yet to be finalized, the mixtape, which is slated for a September 18th [cont.]
“What you have right here is the start of a song created during the making of the Funky Technician LP, that was never finished. Lyrically, it was actually parts of a live routine that I was trying to convert into a song for the album. DJ Premier found the loop and started putting the track [cont.]
Exclusive in-depth interview with Joey Badass (Bada$$) and CJ FLY. Part 1 starts with The Progressive Era members talking to Nick Huff Barili about being on a national tour while still in High School, how Pro Era got started, who is involved and where its going. As the interview continues Nick asks Joey how he [cont.]
How dope is this cover art? Slice-Of-Spice will release a special, limited vinyl LP for Lord Finesse and Mike Smooth’s seminal album Funky Technician, in instrumental format. Produced by DJ Premier, Mike Smooth, Showbiz, and Diamond D. Order now via UGHH.
Lord Finesse has slapped Mac Miller with a $10 million lawsuit over an uncleared sampling of his 90′s single, “Hip 2 Da Game” on the track “Kool Aid & A Frozen Pizza”, from his K.I.D.S. (Kickin’ Incredibly Dope Shit) mixtape. The lawsuit states: “In 2010, Mac Miller recorded himself rapping over Finesse’s music and renamed [cont.]
Lord Finesse recites a verse from “Flip Da Style” from Ice-T’s “Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap”, in theaters June 15th.
Lord Finesse writes: “What you have right here is the start of a song created during the making of the Funky Technician LP, that was never finished. Lyrically, it was actually parts of a live routine that I was trying to convert into a song for the album. DJ Premier found the loop and started [cont.]
Its been over 14 years since the Funky Man, Lord Finesse dropped his third album, The Awakening back in ’96. The album boasts a shlew of guest features, including O.C. & KRS-One who both appear on one of the album’s standout tracks, “Brainstorm”. Confidence, the MA-based beat smith, puts an extremely dope twist to the [cont.]
Artist, producer, and DJ extraordinaire, Lord Finesse, has dug in his files only to locate what his loyal fans and followers have been waiting for… From The Crates To The Files…The Lost Sessions. The longtime D.I.T.C. member has traveled the turntables of timeto reveal quite a few gems that have never been uncovered to his [cont.]
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