Kendrick Lamar just dropped another dope joint, “The Blacker The Berry”. The new track was produced by Boi-1da and Terrace Martin.
“Common’s ‘her’ is not a woman but hip hop itself; Lamar’s ‘I’ is not (or not only) Kendrick Lamar but his community as a whole. This revelation forces the listener to a deeper and broader understanding of the song’s ‘you’.” – Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon
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Consider today Mixtape Monday because DJ SPK (aka APPOLLLONIA) has released another banger. SPK’s has put out a mix in homage to classic Hip Hop. The mix features legendary cuts from Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Stetsasonic, Eric B and Rakim, Public Enemy and more. Check it out below.
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After ending the year with a bang by teaming up with Shankz0 to release Inure, APPOLLONIA (fka DJ SPK) is starting 2015 strong. APPOLLONIA and StereoTypez have released their first installment of StereoTypez Radio. The mix features favorites from from Mac Miller, Ab-Soul, MellowHype, Domo Genesis, J. Cole, Yung Plus Anutha, Kendrick Lamar and more. Stream and download below. Continue reading @Appolloniathedj x StereoTypez Radio
Legendary DJ Q-Bert and Mass Appeal released his new mix,Jellyfish Lazerface. The mix is the culmination of Q-Berts’s fall 2014 Extraterrestrium: The Guided Space Tour. It showcases the world of bass music as well as original productions from his upcoming instrumental companion album Extramentals Vol. 1. It also features tracks from Mr. Carmack, LOUDPVCK, and El-P. Q describes it as “an odyssey of future bass music.”
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Trinidad Jame$ a dope new extended play, The WAKE Up. It features Problem, Fiend, Denice Millien, and more. Stream and download below.
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To bring in the New Year, Shabazz Palaces has released a new track called “Ham Sandwich”. It’s the first track dropped by the duo since 2014’s Lese Majesty. Check it out below.
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