Today we release the third in the series of Legendary Emcees on beats by Marco Polo with samples that were impossible to clear… we present “Back To Work” f/ Artifacts (Scratches by Shylow). Taken from Marco Polo’s forthcoming free-LP Newport Authority 2 as Marco states “I’ve recorded so much quality material over the last few [cont.]
A week after he premiered his track (“What’s Wrong”) with Rakim, today we release the second in the series of Legendary Emcees on beats by Marco Polo with samples that were impossible to clear… we present “Nite & Day” f/ Big Daddy Kane (Scratches by Shylow). Taken from Marco Polo’s forthcoming free-LP Newport Authority 2 [cont.]
“What’s Wrong,” was initially produced and recorded for Rakim’s “Seventh Seal” (2009) LP, but due to clearance issues was nixed from the retail release of the project. It has since sat dormant until Rakim gave the track back to Marco and he decided to use it for his forthcoming free-LP “Newport Authority 2” as Marco [cont.]
Marco Polo takes on Kwel’s collabo with Kendrick and Spitta from Prisoner Of Conscious.
Fat track from Good Felon’s The Green EP, with Marco Polo producing. Hook borrowed from Mic Geronimo, for you trivia buffs.
Lead single to Koncept’s Awaken LP, hitting Dec. 13 on Soul Spazm. Koncept “Watch The Sky Fall” feat. Royce da 5’9 (prod. by Marco Polo) by iamKoncept
New video from Belgian HipHop duo Aral & Sauzé featuring The Lords of the Underground. Aral & Sauzé are working on an upcoming album that includes guest appearances by Royce da 5’9″, Talib Kweli, AZ, Dwele and beats by Buckwild, Marco Polo & Jake One.
New video from Masta Ace for “I Refuse”, recorded for Russell Peters’ upcoming The Green Card Tour LIVE from the O2 Arena DVD. Makes me wanna hear a new eMC album.
The Brown Bag AllStars are getting some quality remixes as of late. Here they drop a video for “The Agenda” remixed by Marco Polo. The remix is off the new BBAS project Brown Bag Season Vol. 1 out now.
European concert footage from Marco Polo, Torae, and Ruste Juxx’s Double Barrel vs. eXXXecution tour last year. 10 countries, 15 shows, 100% adrenaline.
New joint off the forthcoming project from F.T. aka Fuc That titled TGIFT (Thank God It’s FT). “Can’t Stop Us featuring Bekay (of Infinity Gauntlet) produced by Marco Polo. TGIFT is slated to be released April 25th, 2011. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: F.T. – “Can’t Stop Us” (feat. Bekay; prod. Marco [cont.]
Malcolm & Martin’s debut, “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me,” will be released on 2-1-2011 on Soulspazm Records.
[Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Rah Digga – “Straight Spittin 4.5″ (prod. Marco Polo) Rah Digga – “Straight Spittin 4.5″ (prod. Marco Polo)
Marco Polo discusses the influence of DJ Premier, being a good producer vs being a good Canadian producer and more.
New collabo between Kweli and Marco Polo, taken from D-Dot’s upcoming Show of Hands mixtape. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Talib Kweli – “Palookas” (prod. Marco Polo) (MP3) Talib Kweli – “Palookas” (prod. Marco Polo) (MP3)
The latest video off Marco Polo & Ruste Juxx’s album, ‘The eXXecution,’ in stores now on Duck Down Music. Directed by Chris Strikes.
Here are some recent Nielson Soundscan numbers from last week’s sales figures. We don’t have to remind you that we’re glad we got out of retail when we did. What a sad state of affairs. Album Sales Week of 6/29/10 Eminem – “Recovery” – 313,000 (2nd Week) Drake – “Thank Me Later” – 105,000 (3rd [cont.]
HHS: Can you tell us a bit about the new album:The Stupendous Adventures Of…? Marco Polo: The new album is called The Stupendous Adventures Of Marco Polo, and it’ dropping on Duckdown, June 29th. Basically it’s a collection of really good songs that I recorded pre the Port Authority era till six months ago. They [cont.]
A little tour footage here from Marco Polo as he,DJ Premier,Nick Jovas,Edo G and Masta Ace hit Australia and New Zealand.Make sure to cop the new LP; The Stupendous Adventures of Marco Polo out now.
For fans in Toronto, catch the Stupendous beat showcase & album release event on June 26th at The Great Hall (1087 Queens St W, Toronto, Canada) featuring Marco Polo, Rich Kidd, Moss, Frank Dukes & performances by Tanika Charles, Promise, Shylow & more. For those in NYC, Marco Polo will be performing at Duck Down’s [cont.]
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