Marco Polo celebrates his 35th birthday with a remix of Little Dragon’s “Twice.” If you’re feeling froggy, check out longtime HHS scribe Andreas Hale’s piece on Little Dragon over at Cuepoint, while you’re at it. Little Dragon’s Cryptic Slang
Brooklyn rhymer One Dae speaks on non believers and is here to prove that there is no excuse for not getting down. While the potent, grimy bars from Dae enter your ears as the hard hitting Marco Polo beat accompanies his message, the surreal video from director Steven Tapia is a true spectacle. Vibrant and [cont.]
One more from Nature’s Seasons Changed: Winter Edition.
With his highly-anticipated fourth solo-LP, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Pharoahe Monch re-emerges with a new concept project which finds the ground-breaking emcee tackling PTSD; a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma. Throughout the duration of the LP, Monch narrates as an independent artist weary [cont.]
Much like his namesake’s explorations introduced the west to Asia, Marco Polo has introduced a lot of talented emcees to new listeners, while at the same time reintroduced legends of yesteryear to a new generation. When 2007 ended, Marco’s Port Authority stood as one of the finest albums of the year. 2009 was no different [cont.]
From Marco Polo’s LP, PA2: The Director’s Cut available now via Soulspazm Records, with exclusive vinyl courtesy of Slice of Spice. The album features appearances from Talib Kweli, DJ Premier, Posdnuos, Masta Ace, Kardinal Offishall, Styles P, Lil Fame, Alchemist, Oh No, MC Eiht, King Tee, Michael Rapport, Large Professor, Inspectah Deck, Rah Digga, Slaine, [cont.]
Producer Marco Polo releases his new album, PA 2: The Director’s Cut, which features new collaborations with each Organized Konfusion, Talib Kweli, DJ Premier, Posdnuos (of De La Soul), Masta Ace, Kardinal Offishal, Styles P, Alchemist, Oh No, Large Professor, Inspectah Deck, MC Eiht, King Tee, Slaine, and Ill Bill. Listen to the whole thing [cont.]
This episode of Rhythm Roulette takes us to Brooklyn’s “The Thing” where we linked up with illustrious producer to the underground Marco Polo.
With the seasons changing on the East Coast, for the latest leak, “West Coast Love,” from his forthcoming LP, PA 2: The Director’s Cut, Marco Polo heads out west and connects with two left coast legends on “West Coast Love.” Not only does Marco display his versatility on “West Coast Love,” but he cooks up [cont.]
A Dedication To Honor Guru’s Legacy. From Marco Polo’s upcoming album PA2: The Director’s Cut.
From Marco Polo’s October 24th release, PA 2: The Director’s Cut.
It’s been six years since Marco Polo took the hip-hop world by storm with his Rawkus/Soulspazm Records debut LP, Port Authority. This album not only established the Toronto, Canada native as one of the top emerging producers in his field, but also transformed Marco into a very sought-after collaborator as well. He has since gone [cont.]
The lead-single from Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, PA2: The Director’s Cut, accomplishes what no one else has been able to pull off in over a decade–reunite Organized Konfusion. Since the duo disbanded in 1997, there has been no new OK material and every few years or so the usual “reunion rumors” emerge and then disappear. [cont.]
From Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, PA 2: The Director’s Cut. With this track, Marco Polo accomplishes what no one else has been able to pull off in over a decade–reunite Organized Konfusion. Since the duo disbanded in 1997, there has been no new OK material and every few years or so the usual “reunion rumors” [cont.]
This is the first leak from The Rub Remixed! Coming July 30, 2013: The Rub’s first EP of original music was released in June, and the duo (DJ Eleven and DJ Ayres) enlisted a handful of their favorite producers to remix the four songs. Inspired by the legendary Brooklyn party, The Rub Remixed is extremely [cont.]
HiPNOTT Record’s latest recruit is Orlando-based emcee MidaZ the BEAST, who will soon deliver his official debut album AU: Another Universe on August 20th. On the album’s lead single, “Fire” MidaZ comes equipped with strong arm production from Marco Polo and a lightening verse from Roc Marciano to coincide with his brute force on the [cont.]
From Marco Polo’s The Green EP: Sour Stacks & Hustling Jacks featuring Masta Ace, Guilty Simpson, MC Eiht, Ras Kass, Sean Price, Copywrite, M.I. (Constant Deviants). Available on CD and vinyl now.
Fuse’s Esteban spends time with producer Marco Polo, who breaks down “PA2: The Director’s Cut”. The Mixdown is a weekly show in which Esteban visits recording studios to hang with hip hop producers and MCs. Check it out every Wednesday.
Gang Starr Foundation member and rhymesayer Hannibal Stax along with Brooklyn’s leading boom-bap purveyor Marco Polo have teamed up for a collaborative project entitled Seize The Day (the duo’s mixtape/precursor, The Honorable, was released in December of 2012) which is now available via Soulspazm Records. Originally discovered by DJ Premier, Stax has been a staple [cont.]
The Newport Authority 2 album was inspired by politics & industry bullsh*t that prevented this material from being included on PA2: The Director’s Cut. Shylow and I went in and created a separate album to hold people over until PA2 drops in July. Attached with Intro, interludes and fully mixed & mastered by Joe Nardone. [cont.]
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