Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Tyga - Coconut Juice

I hope this becomes a big summer jam for '08, it would be such a vast improvement from Soulja Boy. But then again, what wouldn't?

Video featuring cameos from Travis McCoy (of Gym Class Heroes), Lil' Wayne and Pete Wentz.

AUDIO: Tyga feat. Travis McCoy - Coconut Juice [click to download]

Help Roger Waters Find His Pig!

Roger Waters' two-story pig floated away during his Coachella set on Sunday night, and he wants it back! If you've seen Rog's hog somewhere between here and the dark side of the moon (golly, I am so clever), e-mail

As funny as this is, it's not a joke. Check here for more.

It's Still Bigger Than Hip-Hop!

Sorry I've been so sporadic with my electro posts. But this is good for electro fans, OR Dead Prez fans.

Flufftronix - Bigger Than Hip-Hop (Ghetto House Refix) [click to download]

Santogold on Conan

Performing "L.E.S. Artistes." Download the song for FREE here.

VIDEO: Lloyd feat. Ludacris - How We Do It in the A

PREVIOUSLY: Lloyd feat. Ludacris - How We Do It in the A (Audio) [click to download]

New Lil' Wayne - "Hawaii 5.0" and "Lollipop" Remix feat. Young Jeezy

Lil' Wayne - Hawaii 5.0 [click to download]

Lil' Wayne feat. Young Jeezy - Lollipop (Remix) [click to download]

BONUS: A track from the late Static Major, Weezy's running mate in the "Lollipop" video:

Static Major - U Know [click to download]

VIDEO: R. Kelly - Hairbraider

Kells, keeping it ghetto fab as usual.

Usher feat. Beyonce and Lil' Wayne - Love In This Club, Pt. 2

Usher feat. Beyonce & Lil' Wayne - Love In This Club, Pt. 2 [click to download]

VIDEOS: Busta Rhymes - "Don't Touch Me" and "We Made It" feat. Linkin Park

Black Thought Freestyle

VIDEO: Gnarls Barkley Interview with DJ Enuff

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Three 6 Mafia - I'd Rather (DJ Spider Remix)

Dude also does a dope remix to the new Usher joint, but I can't find it. Oh, well...

Three 6 Mafia - I'd Rather (DJ Spider Remix) [click to download]

VIDEO: Mickey Factz feat. The Cool Kids - Rockin N Rollin

VIDEO: Alicia Keys - Teenage Love Affair

Random as it was that I talked about Derek Luke in my Biggie post earlier today, here he is again in Ms. Keys' solid new vid. Weird.

T.I. - No Matter What

The first "T.I.-approved" track in a minute.

T.I. - No Matter What [click to download]

The Roots: Video, Live Set, Article...and oh yeah, an album

That's right, Rising Down is finally here. While I'd love to spend paragraphs expressing my undying love for the album, I'll let you listen for yourself and check out some more Roots stuff.

First is this live session, recorded on Green Lantern's radio show. This video was recorded for the session, and a tracklist/link to the audio is below.

The Roots - Live on Green Lantern's The Invasion on Hip Hop Nation [click to download]

Jam Boyz (??) (ft. Dice Raw)

I Will Not Apologize

Long Time
RIP Jay Dee
Proceed Intro (RIP Dilla)

Get Busy (ft. Dice Raw)

Like A Pimp Freestyle Remix ft. David Banner

Rising Down (ft. Styles P)

Rising Up

75 Bars

Bonus: Rising Up (ft. Wale, Chrisette Michele) (Live on Letterman)

Finally, peep this article about the band's constant discontent with Def Jam. Interesting stuff.

More pics from the Biggie biopic...

...via Miss Info. I won't bother posting them, so just peep 'em here.
Some good shots of Puff (played by Derek Luke), plus DJ Enuff and some of the Junior Mafia.

Kidz In The Hall feat. Pusha T, Bun B and The Cool Kids - Drivin' Down The Block (Remix)

This track instantly shot into my top ten of '08 thus far. Need I say more?

Kidz In The Hall feat. Pusha T (of Clipse), Bun B and The Cool Kids - Drivin' Down The Block (Remix) [click to download]

Jay-Z's LeBron Freestyle

The fact that we're even talking about this is hilarious, but whatever. DeShawn is a bitch.

Jay-Z - Blow The Whistle Freestyle [click to download]

Songs I've Been Meaning To Post

Hey gang,
Coachella kicked my ass but I'm finally back with some new tunes. Tons of goodness coming your way over the next day or two, but I'll start with the little guys:

Pacific Divison - Taste [click to download]
If you liked the first few tracks I posted from these dudes, enjoy this one.

88-Keys feat. Tanya Morgan - Cuddle Bums [click to download]
What a sample!!!

Capone-N-Noreaga feat. Clipse - My Hood [click to download]
Noteworthy, just 'cause C-N-N is back.

Maino - Hi-Hater [click to download]
New ish from the Brooklynite.

Cover Art: Pimp C's Greatest Hits

In stores June 3.

VIDEO: Ace Hood feat. T-Pain & Rick Ross - Cash Flow

C'mon, y'all, you know I'm posting anything and everything T-Pain.

VIDEO: Del the Funky Homosapien - Freestyle

Courtesy of AOL's 16 Bars series.

VIDEO: Lupe Fiasco interview with Tim Westwood

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Mickey Factz - The Leak Vol. 1 (MIXTAPE)

They're all here, and they're all dope.

"Can I smell yo' dick?"

Riskay feat. Aviance and Real - Smell Yo D***
Watch Music Videos at Blastro

I'm sure many of you have heard Riskay's hilarious tune about catching her man with a girl on the side, but the video is brand-new. Absolutely positively hilarmo.

Wale - The Perfect Plan

Complete with a Seinfeld sound-byte interlude. Off his upcoming Jerry-inspired Mixtape About Nothing.

Wale - The Perfect Plan [click to download]

Round Table Knights: "Hold Me Back" Video + Remix

And a remix...

Round Table Knights - Hold Me Back (The Bulgarian Remix) [click to download]

Props to Discobelle.

The Pack - My Girl Got a Girl Too

Title says it all. Bay Area, stand up.

The Pack - My Girl Got A Girl Too [click to download]

VIDEO: The Roots feat. Wale & Chrisette Michele - Rising Up

...and my Wale man-crush continues...

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The Odd American Gangster (Jay-Z vs. Gnarls Barkley)

The last post was a mash-up single, but here's a whole album. These things never grow tired on me. Click here to check it out and download.

M.I.A. vs. Bon Jovi

Another dope mash from Schmolli. Props to Culture Bully.

DJ Schmolli - M.I.A. Wanted Dead or Alive

The Black Keys on Letterman

Performing "I Got Mine." Shout-out to Zausmer.

The Clik Clik - My Dunks (Plastic Little Remix)

London group, Philly remix.

The Clik Clik - My Dunks (Plastic Little Remix) [click to download]

VIDEO: Lykke Li - I'm Good, I'm Gone

Decent new artist, great new video.

A Tribe Called Quest to Headline 2008 Rock the Bells Tour

I'm a happy hip-hop head right now. Brace yourself before you read this, you might not believe the lineup:

A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, Rakim, Method Man & Redman, Raekwon & Ghostface (Cuban Linx), Immortal Technique, Dead Prez, Murs and Kidz In The Hall.

We ain't done yet...check out all the electro hip-hop (aka DDoff Daily faves) who are also on the bill:

Spank Rock, Santogold, Kid Sister, Wale, Flosstradamus, Jay Electronica and The Cool Kids.

It's on! I said, it's on!

Sat 7/19 - Chicago, IL
Sun 7/20 - Toronto, ON
Sat 7/26 - Boston, MA
Sun 7/27 - New York, NY
Sat 8/2 - Miami, FL
Sun 8/3 - Philadelphia, PA
Sat 8/9 - Los Angeles, CA Sat 8/16 - San Francisco, CA
Sat 8/23 - Denver, CO
Sat 8/30 - Vancouver, BC

Get all your other info here.

Phil Da Agony feat. Talib Kweli - Think Green

Happy Earth Day, mutha'uckas.

Phil Da Agony feat. Talib Kweli - Think Green [click to download]

Ice Cube - It Takes a Nation

Ice Cube - It Takes a Nation [click to download]

VIDEO: N.E.R.D. Interview

P talks about "seeing sounds."

Monday, April 21, 2008

VIDEO: Kidz In The Hall - Drivin Down The Block

Hilarmo video from one of the best up-and-coming hip-hop collectives out there.

I dare you to say "up-and-coming hip-hop collective" five times fast.

Lil' Wayne feat. Junior Reid - Pom Pom

Props to T-Lo. See you in LA, homie.

Lil' Wayne feat. Junior Reid - Pom Pom [click to download]

New NaS

Apparently this N-word album is actually in the works.

NaS - Be a N****r Too [click to download]

VIDEO: Bun B feat. Sean Kingston - That's Gangsta

Skyzoo feat. Wale - Lyrically Inclined

Hot damn, this shit is fire. I know I post Wale all the time, but Skyzoo should be on y'all's radar as well.

Skyzoo feat. Wale - Lyrically Inclined [click to download]

VIDEO: B.o.B. feat. Rich Boy - Haterz Everywhere

'Bout damn time.

PREVIOUSLY: B.o.B. feat. Amy Winehouse - Grip Your Body

HILARMO ALERT: Snoop Dogg in a German cell phone ad

What won't he do?

50 Cent shoots Vitamin Water ad with Carrie Underwood

How many white girls do you think Curtis slays on a given week? The comments field is wide open!

Robin Thicke album due July 1

Can't wait for this one. I was lucky enough to hear the first single a couple weeks ago, and ish is dope. Read more about the new album, titled Something Else, here.

Obama Brushes Off the Haters, NY Times columnist reacts

What a G. New York Times op-ed columnist Maureen Dowd gives her take on the matter with this piece.

Gnarls Barkley free reverse-album download

You can download the new Gnarls Barkley album, reverse. Crazy (no pun intended)!

Download elpuoC ddO ehT here.

Hova on Tavis Smiley

With Mary J. Blige. Jay-Z talks about how Rocawear got started, etc.

VIDEO: ?uestlove in the studio with Al Green

VIDEO: Buckshot & 9th Wonder feat. Talib Kweli - "Hold It Down"

Weezy named Rolling Stone's "Best MC," Danger Mouse "Best Producer"

RS got real creative for their picks, didn't they? Nonetheless, great article about Wayne here.
Danger Mouse's article here.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

The Roots on The Colbert Report

Performing "The Star-Spangled Banner."
I never noticed how funny of a word "spangled" really is.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Hip-Hop CHESS Federation?

Believe it. Nice report from NBC 11 in the Bay Area, featuring RZA.

And of course, since RZA is involved, some element of martial arts is also included. Real interesting stuff!

Bizzy Bone feat. Joel Madden (of Good Charlotte) - I'm The One

I posted some new Bizzy on the right side a day or two ago, but this one is way more hot. And that took a lot for me to admit, considering this food from Horrendous Charlotte is on it.

Bizzy Bone feat. Joel Madden - I'm The One [click to download]

VIDEO: Wu-Tang Clan feat. Erykah Badu - The Heart Gently Weeps

Usher, Jeezy, Weezy Get Chopped and Screwed

Mixed by Houston native DJ Young Redd.

Shout-out to H-Town. Double shout-out to Hakeem The Dream for his recent induction to the HOF.

Usher feat. Young Jeezy - Love In This Club (Chopped & Screwed) [click to download]

Lil' Wayne - Lollipop (Chopped & Screwed) [click to download]

VIDEO: Hot Chip - One Pure Thought

Slim Thug going back on his grind.

Thugga says he's working out a deal to get out of the major label so he can start releasing his shit on his own once again. The whole story's here, but this quote just about sums it up:

"If I'm supposed to be the mutha----ing boss, then I should be putting my [own] sh-- out," he explained.

Busta and Linkin Park collaborating for new song

Busta drafted Chester, Mike and the boys for his new single, titled "We Made It." The album drops in June. Click here for more.

Austin City Limits Festival lineup announced.

Well done. September 26-28 at Zilker Park, in the best city of the best state of the best country on the planet. Act like you know.
Click here for the lineup.

VIDEO: Gnarls Barkley on SNL

Monday, April 14, 2008

Q-Tip vs. The Commodores

I love The Commodores. What up, Lionel?

Props to Bootie for finding this gem from German DJ BootOx, from their monthly Top 10 Mash-Ups. Click that link for some more dope mashes.

BootOx - Brick & Stop (Q-Tip vs. The Commodores) [click to listen]

Chamillionaire - Buttons

Chamilitary, mayn!

Chamillionaire - Buttons [click to download]

Bun B Double-Post

Buck quits G-Unit like a genius, ESG is back, and Bun B is around for both. Alllllllll ready.

Bun B feat. Young Buck - Thug In The Club [click to download]

Bun B feat. Chamillionaire & ESG - Ride Wit Us [click to download]

Tay Dizm, T-Pain and Rick Ro$$

Florida takeover.

Tay Dizm feat. T-Pain & Rick Ro$$ - Beam Me Up [click to download]

Yung Texxus - Buss It Open

His name is Young Texxus, I had to post it.

Yung Texxus feat. Yung Joc - Buss It Open [click to download]

VIDEO: Three 6 Mafia feat. UNK - I'd Rather

Me, too.

Lil' Wayne - Lisa Marie

Apparently about a video vixen.

Lil' Wayne - Lisa Marie [click to download]

DJ Lantern feat. Fabolous, Akon, Fat Joe - I'm So Fly

Off the GTA4 soundtrack.

DJ Lantern feat. Fabolous, Akon, Fat Joe - I'm So Fly [click to download]

VIDEO: The Roots - "Birthday Girl"

Featuring Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. Of course, you won't find him or The Roots in this video, and the track *fortunately* got dumped from (the US version of) the album.

Soulja Boyz II Men

Soulja Boyz II Men from jeff on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Lupe Fiasco - "Paris, Tokyo"

VIDEO: Wale in L.A.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

New Mickey Factz

Part of his "one leak a week" campaign.

Mickey Factz - Automatic (Leak #15) [click to download]

VIDEO: Blacksmith TV - Episode 2 "Kwelios"

VIDEOS: KRS-One, Kweli and M.O.P. in L.A.

Most live hip-hop YouTubes are too low-quality to post, but these are well worth it. Video one includes a Kris freestyle:

Video two: Kweli doing "Definition" and "Get 'em High":

Finally, M.O.P. with "Ante Up."

"6 Ways That Bloggers are Like Rappers," by Clay Collins

Pretty funny stuff. Read the article -- er, post -- here.

Steed Lord - MANO remix

Steed Lord - Who U Wit (Mano Remix) [click to download]

Previously: Shawty Lo - Dey Know (Mano Remix) [click to download]

The Cool Kids - Oscar

Not the Cool Kids' best work, but it's still dope. That's saying something - can't wait for a full-length from these dudes. LOL at the Chamillionaire intro.

"So cold, he could freeze in a ton of fur..." - FIRE!

The Cool Kids - Oscar [click to download]

Jermaine Dupri announces TAG Records

That's right, folks. A joint venture between JD, Def Jam, and TAG body spray. Another half-baked idea to try to break the system. We'll see if it works. Read more about it here.

Bill O'Reilly calls Snoop a "Pinhead"

Mr. O'Reilly loooves to hate on rappers. To be fair, however, that is some ridiculous shit coming out of Snoop's yapper.

Chromeo in new Zune ad

As much as I hate to promote this, Chromeo is tight and so is this spot.

MTV re-makes "Thriller" video

Cops crash DMX frat concert at IU

Doesn't that headline sound like something you made up on Mad Libs?

The whole front row at Lambda Chi Alpha's DMX concert/party got maced after the show didn't end on time. IU cops are so lame. Bellyflop kicks Little Five in the ass, by the way.

J-Dubb, is this what it looked like when you were there a couple weeks back?

Read the whole story here.