Growing up in high school, you could have all the game in the world, but no self respecting female on the planet was gonna go with you if you could produce a decent slow jam tape. In Atlanta, Most guys just tuned in to V103′s Quiet Storm and hit record. But the cats with style and finesse, and parents with proper record collections? They were the ones that got the dibs. Sleep Brown was probably one of those cats (no homo). After putting in work on the west coast for the last 4 or so years, the golden voice of the Atlanta’s Dungeon Family is back. [Read more...]
As the current climate of the music industry continues to evolve, hip hop artist will not be the only ones to drop bombs on seasoned listeners who demand more than lab grown radio play. For the new breed of artist, self producing entire bodies of work and releasing them for free via freshly designed tumblr pages is proving to be a rock solid method. We talk about them alot, but take the WolfGang. With heavy emphasis on the quality of music and smart design, front man Tyler, the Creator grabbed that cult following that most new jacks dream of. [Read more...]
If you’re in Atlanta and patiently waiting for Diplo’s gig on Monday nite at the world famous MJQ Concourse, here’s a little something to hold you over. Released last year half way under the radar, Diplo’s “Chasing the Dragon Mixtape” is audible trajectory ride starting out in the realm of rare / obscure psych rock, ending up in…. well we’re not going to give it away. The only thing we will confirm is that no matter if you’re black/white, 8 or 80, dumb crippled and crazy, Chasing the Dragon is ALMOST better than a party in your pants. Seriously. But don’t take our word for it.
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Our favorite read of the the year thus far is Frank151′s Chapter 43: Bug Out! hosted by none other thanÂ NYC’sÂ legendaryÂ Ricky Powell. Filled with all fresh everything and everyone from Andy Warhol to Eazy E The Bug Out, will bug you out every time you pick it up (we mean that in a good). When we introduced it however we forgot to mention the companion soundtrack that was suppose to follow up. [Read more...]
We really weren’t trying to get too deep on this. But reader Dasf, pleaded with us. By now everyone that stomps the interwebs, has heard of that mind boggling, gut wrenching crew that is Odd Future Wolf Gang. If not you can catch a small recap here. Despite all the blood, guts, and glory, it turns out, that in the crew of who knows how many, there is a lone wolf that stands a little adrift from the pack. Now make no mistake, he still wears the badge of the OFWGKTA. [Read more...]
Quiet is kept the title of this post should be music for players. Atlanta’s Don of the “NeoSoul”…actually scratch that. Atlanta’s Don of SOUL music, Anthony David, teams up with The World Famous Superfriends DJ camp for the aptly titled Sounds of Love Mixtape. All you smart dumb cats out there… You need to be downloading this. Because it’s ultimate win time when your lady comes over and you’re rocking this. Listen or download after the jump. [Read more...]
Our newest general of the journal and connect in Brazil, Tee Cardaci has put in primo work his first couple of days on deck. You can recap his crazy footage of a women’s prison beauty pagentÂ here, or his Favela Puzzles drop that sparked a slight bit of contraversy soon after hitting the interwebs. After that, feed your ears on his newest contribution to a recent revolution, The Egypt Egypt Mixtape. [Read more...]