Frontin’ – Pharrell feat. Jay-Z (Disclosure Re-work)

DAMN, SO MUCH GREAT NEW MUSIC CAME OUT THIS WEEK.

Listen to Disclosure funky remix of the 2003 single¬†Frontin, that fits Pharrell’s style perfectly and be ready to groove. Also like Disclosure on Facebook as they are offering a free download if they reach 1 million likes.

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Dizzy Wright & Bishop Nehru – brILLiant youth EP

My boy Bishop Nehru dropped an EP this week with Las Vegas up-and-comer Dizzy Wright, and it perfectly exemplifies why so many big names in the rap game have taken such an interest in the 17 year old New York rapper. Including underground legend MF Doom whom he is dropping an album this year sometime titled NehruvianDOOM, that will definitely be something else. With producers such as DOOM, Ghost McGrady, J.Dilla, Madlib, and even Disclosure already making beats for this youngster it is no doubt that 2014 will be a huge breakout year for this talented rapper. Take a listen to his EP with Dizzy Wright and be on the lookout for NehruvianDOOM.

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Disclosure x Friend Within – The Mechanism

Always got my eyes out for anything with the name Disclosure tied to it, whether that be a remix, original piece, or collaboration. This collaboration perfectly encompasses Disclosure’s UK garage sound and is definitely easy to get jiggy with. The video is pretty interesting as well.

Dr. Dre feat Snoop Dogg – Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang (Metic Summertime Bootleg)

Metic, “an independent producer based in Hong Kong”, did an excellent rework on Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s classic Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang. Perfect way to start off your summer with some mellow guitar vibes mixed in with some gangsta rap. Listen below.

Pro Era – Hail Razor

Pro Era has teamed up with Scion A/V (Audio and Video), a lifestyle marketing division of Toyota, and released a 5 song EP today featuring all crew members. The best song off the EP has got to be “Hail Razor” even though it doesnt feature crew frontrunner Joey Bada$$ it displays the other members impeccable flow and diverse style. Listen below and be on the look out for Joey’s next album scheduled to be released sometime in Fall 2014.

A$AP Rocky – Ghetto Symphony (GANZ Flip)

OH THE GANZ FLIP!

GANZ a producer out of Amsterdam, Netherlands has been delivering incredible flips for over a year now. Previous flips include “Tell Me” by RL Grime and What So Not, Hermitude and Flume’s “Hyperparadise”, AlunaGeorge’s “Superstar”, and many more. His most recent flip of A$AP Rocky’s Ghetto Symphony arguably is one of his best yet, utilizing the original drop in the song as his drop but delivering something you would not expect. Take a listen below and scroll through his soundcloud page. The download link is available under the song.

Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD feat. Danny Brown- Six Degrees

BBNG coming off their recently released third studio album “III”, have been hard at work making remixes, such as the remix of Shame featuring Freddie Gibbs, as well as dropping some new original material like this song featuring two rappers at the top of their games Ghostface and Brown. Spitting over a haunting back beat, Ghostface and Brown go in bar after bar reminiscing on the past and rapping vividly thorough verses that will have you questioning the nature of the song. Take a listen, or take a couple like me.

J-5 is Back

I was fortunate enough to see Jurassic 5 at the kick-off of their 2013 tour on the Outdoor Stage at Coachella, and they were hands down one of the best sets I saw all weekend. They just released their first new song since 2006 and picked up right where they left off. Featuring visuals at Red Rocks in my beautiful home state and keeping true to their style, “The Way We Do It” will be frequenting my playlists all summer long.