Music

MUSIC: Your Old Droog – Sleepers

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A month ago a little known rapper named Your Old Droog set the hip-hop nerd internet on fire by dropping a group of songs that sounded like the came straight out of Nas’s private vault from 1994. While people surmised that the leaked tracks were by Nas himself, some internet snooping has revealed that Mr.Droog [...]

August 19, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Flying Lotus Has Been A Very Busy Man

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Seems the fall is about to belong to Flying Lotus. First up, we’ve got his rapping alter ego, the villainous Captain Murphy, hat got his own little mini origin story thanks to the nutters at Adult Swim. It’s worth a watch if you’re a fan of Saturday morning cartoons or Flying Lotus himself; there’s snippests [...]

August 18, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire – Jersey

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Mr. Exquire was subject to a fascinating article in Rollingstone(it’s a must read) that goes over the trials and tribulations of when an up and coming rapper goes through the major label shredder. It seems the sudden attention and pressure had the rapper doubting himself and along with major label pressure slightly derailed his path [...]

August 15, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Celebration – Chariot

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There was a small period in the ’00′s where indie rock fans realized they could dance and have no one would laugh at them. It was a glorious time where instead of standing and staring critically at the band on stage they would move around, shake hips, an maybe even engage in a foot shuffle [...]

August 14, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Lucki Eck$ – Body High

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Chicago teenager Lucki Eck$ is on the rise and recently dropped his Body High mixtape. It’s a slurred and dreamy soundscape where Lucki lets you into his world and is an interesting curveball from a Chicago scene thats known for hyperactive drill music. What is interesting is two of the highest profile collabos he’s done [...]

August 13, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Dee Goodz – Don Jovi

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Couchsessions fam and all around superb rapper Dee Goodz has dropped his latest mixtape, the entertainingly titled Don Jovi. Dee has grabbed some superb beats from a bunch of up and coming producers like Zuki Modunkwu and Scotty ATL, and it continues his streak of solid wordplay along with a smoothed out vibe. Listen below [...]

August 12, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Ari Lennox – Bound

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Ari Lennox has just released her latest song, “Bound” and we’ve got the clip. The video features a cute interracial love story along with the hamfisted acting that we all know and love from our R&B videos. Luckily for us the 23 year old DC based singer has fantastic vocals that make it worth the [...]

August 11, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Ryan Hemsworth X UV Boi – Gods

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Beatmaker extraordinaire Ryan Hemsworth had a fantastic 2013 anchored by his critically acclaimed Guilt Trips record. 2014 finds him paying it forward; collaborating with a wide variety of producers across the world. This time he’s collaborating with UV Boi, a Sudanese producer currently residing in Australia. Here Ryan tell it: “Every collaboration I do lately [...]

August 8, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Otis Brown III – The Thought Of You Pt 1 (feat Bilal)

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Modern journeyman jazz drummer Otis Brown III set to drop his debut album The Thought Of You on September 23rd via Revive/Blue Note. Considering his chops he would be well worth the listen on his own but considering his band is rounded out by Robert Glasper it’s definately something to put on your radar. The [...]

August 7, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Denitia and Sene – The Nude (MSSL CMMND Remix)

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Brooklyn (where else) based denita and sene have been making sensual electronic pop for a few years now and are damn good at it. They share vocal duties, have a fantastic sense of production and manage to put up a pretty solid live show (if you have the chance to see them live like you [...]

August 6, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: Made In Memphis

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Vice Magazine’s Noisey and Budweiser have combined forces for their “Made In America” series where they focus on a region’s music, directed by documenter and musicologist Lance Bangs . This time it’s a treat because they take a ride down to Memphis, get a tour by Project Pat and take a trip to legendary Stack [...]

August 5, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0

MUSIC: The Underachievers Drop Individual Mixtapes

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Before they release their official first album, Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium, The Underachievers have recently dropped their solo mix tapes to give everyone a taste of their individual talents and what you can expect more of on their proper debut. You can download them both below. AK – Blessings in the Gray http://theualifestyle.com/akep/akepdownload.html Isaa [...]

August 4, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Music 0