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27.1.16

Soul Khan "Hugo and Rufus" EP



Fresh off his feature alongside Loaded Lux, Math Hoffa & Lupe Fiasco on J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE's new track, Soul Khan drops his latest EP, "Hugo and Rufus." Produced by Deejay Element, this project is a whole lot of good rapping that can only come from a mature, responsible dog owner.

"Inspired by and dedicated to, but not necessarily about my two incredible dogs, Hugo and Rufus." - Soul Khan
^^ Works for ME! Enjoy.

21.1.16

Dajon Michaels "The Block" MV



Long Beach Lyricist, Dajon Michaels just released the new Vevo-hosted visuals to his single, "The Block". I'll let the video speak for the music which speaks for itself.

Dude's nasty.



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20.1.16

{I'll Be in LA This Week} + YG x Nipsey Hussle x 50 Cent



This past week was pretty crazy hectic. Finishing some last minute things for Reverie's tour coming up next month (anyone who says booking a tour is simple is a liar), and promoting our show with Project Pat Feb 5th in Cleveland while doing my day to day Essinces. I'm actually writing this in the airport terminal because I'm heading out to LA to pick up @DJTomoko & Ucca Laugh who are flying in from Tokyo today.

I booked them for a gig in LA this Friday so I'm excited to see them again as well as general LA business. I finished editing the first episode of my new Japanese Radio Show and used this song in it so I'm sharing it with you.

Slapper.



Hit me up. Let's link while I'm having fun in the sun, son.

14.1.16

"California" Remix with Snoop + Too Short BTS video!





Colonel Loud's smash, "California" has been picking up everywhere so it's only right 2 California legends hopped on the Rico Barrino-assisted remix. I had the pleasure of interviewing Rico Barrino last month on our bi-weekly ECMD Music Business COnference Call (open to the public if anyone wants to join or network get @ me). Dude is stupid talented.

Enjoy the remix above and check the Behind the Scenes video from Too Short's recording session below (via Thizzler)!



12.1.16

Let's Dance (RIP)


I think when a public figure dies it gets easy to tune out all the posts and "hoopla" surrounding it. I totally get it. Even I forget how someone can influence so many people beyond my immediate circle. I won't lie and say David Bowie changed my life but I always had respect for him. The more I learn the more I see his influence in other things. Like the sample used in Puff's "Been Around the World" song off "No Way Out" (see below). But so many of my friends (particularly female DJ friends) were big fans. One of them came over once and we watched Labyrinth together a few years ago.

But he's dope. I always respected his style (fashion and music), I LIKE his music, and I appreciate how he stood for creative expression, particularly in HIP-HOP! (Yes, David Bowie took a stand for hip-hop and Black music. Pretty cool).

I heard this playing in Macy's the other day. Dope song. About to check his new album, Black Star. But Rest In Peace, Ziggy.



Notice the sample? I HOPE so because it's basically just slowed down lol


7.1.16

Soul Khan – “Stand Strang Freestyle”



Soul Khan is one of my favorite battle MCs but also a nasty MC reppin' the Brown Bag All Stars clique. Brooklyn by way of Woodland Hills, CA, Khan is releasing music recorded, but didn't make the cut, while creating his new LP. Over Smith N Wessun's "Stand Strong", he channels the energy of a young Dean Strang (Bing him).

6.1.16

Iso Life: Shearling Parka



I gotta tell you, I've always been fans of shearling parkas. My man Hasan put me on to ISO in New York and they have this ill jacket with Toscana Shearling Imported from Spain with a Nappa leather finish.



- Long hair Breeza finsh inside Straight body cut 3/4 length jacket
- 2 outside hand pockets, front zipper behind front wind flap
- Fox-trimmed hood
- Adjustable wrist straps

contact ISO for available seasonal colors - http://isolifeny.com/the-parka

4.1.16

Japangeles: LA Palm Tree snapback



In a couple weeks I'm going back to LA for a show I booked for my girls DJ Tomoko & Ucca Laugh who are coming in from Tokyo and I've been following LA-based fashion company, JAPANGELES for some time, too. When I go out I'm gonna try and link up to cop myself one of these here Palm Tree Snapbacks. I grew out of my old dodgers fitted and I collect hats as souvenirs (My Cardinals hat is from STL, my Reds had is from Cincinnati, etc).

This snapback is 80/20 Acrylic/Wool and 3D Embroidered.

Order your hat HERE
Double Tap their IG here

3.1.16

Nova Rockafeller: Chest Rockwell presents N.O.V.A.



I like Nova. She's dope. Don't let the cuteness and free spirit fool you into thinking she can't spit and pen a solid song (forreal, Check the honesty in track 2). She's ill. This project has some pretty slick features on it, too so grab a drink, put your phone on silent, and press play.

50 Cent "The Kanan Tape"



I've always been a 50 fan. Business, philosophy, music, etc. He's dope. I'm diggin his new mixtape. Especially #3 with Post Malone (def a fan of his, too). But when I heard the flute sample from one of my ALL-TImE FAVORITE SONGS, "off the books" by the Beatnuts and my favorite MC, Big Pun (RIP) and Cuban Link I knew he had to come correct. Plus Poster is nasty on it.

Actually...here's "Off the Books":


Here's 50's new project.