It’s been a busy past few days for me, so I’ll run through my thoughts for this week’s SNSS quickly with bulletpoints:
- Courtney Lee. Courtney, Courtney, Courtney. That was a gimme and most likely cost the Magic any chance of winning the championship. Not that they had a good chance to begin with, but that game might have been their only lifeline against a focused Laker squad. For those of us hoping for a long series, our hopes were dashed with one blown layup (well, two I suppose…but the scoop was a bit tougher). I hope I’m proven wrong and we get a classic 7-gamer, but I highly doubt it.
- Aw snap, our Cornerstone Mixtape is finally out. Read more and download it right here!
- This week’s show featured music from some of the dopest artists around, including Ghostface, Dead Prez, A.R.M., Outasight, Mos Def, Drake, Tanya Morgan, and more. And yes, of course we played Jay-Z’s “D.O.A.”…was there ever a doubt?
- We might have given a world premiere to DJ Spinna’s excellent record with Phonte and Yahzarah, “Guaranteed.” Not sure if that one has hit the net at all, but if you haven’t heard it, peep it…asap. Cop Sonic Smash on June 30th!
- We were also joined in the studio by Kyle Lucas (of Vonnegutt), who talked about signing with Big Boi’s Purple Ribbon label and his new project with Seattle’s own Captain Midnite, along with one of our most talented soul artists in the city, Mycle Wastman. Speaking of signing, be on the lookout for Mycle to sign to a very major label soon…the ink is almost dry!
- Peep our final break to hear my mini-rant on T-Pain and his “Big Ass Chain.” I like T-Pain (kinda), but I gotta call ‘em like I see ‘em. $410K on a chain, recession or not, is asking for ridicule.
Show #210 (6-7-09)
- Ghostface Killah, AZ, & Inspectah Deck – “Harbormasters”
- Marco Polo & Torae – “Danger”
- A.R.M. – “Blame My Ego”
- U-N-I – “Land Of The Kings”
- Dead Prez – “Summer Time”
- **INTERVIEW WITH KYLE LUCAS (of VONNEGUTT), PT. 1**
- Vonnegutt – “Here We Go Again (Repeat Offender)”
- Outasight – “Destination Somewhere”
- Mos Def ft. Slick Rick – “Auditorium”
- **INTERVIEW WITH KYLE LUCAS & CAPTAIN MIDNITE, PT. 2**
- Jay-Z – “D.O.A. (Death of Autotune)”
- Drake – “The Calm”
- B.o.B – “Put Me On ’09 (Reebok Classic Mix)”
- **INTERVIEW WITH MYCLE WASTMAN, PT. 1**
- Mycle Wastman – “Still Holdin’ On” (Local Artist)
- Busta Rhymes ft. Common, Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige, & John Legend – “Decisions”
- DJ Spinna ft. Phonte & Yahzarah – “Guaranteed”
- M64 (Ragen Fykes & Ohmega Watts) – “In The Pocket” (Local Artist)
- **INTERVIEW WITH MYCLE WASTMAN, PT. 2**
- Shawn Starr ft. GMK – “Past The Games” (Local Artist)
- Tanya Morgan ft. Phonte & Brittany Bosco – “She’s Gone AKA Without You”
- B-Real ft. Young De & Tekneek – “6 Minutes”
- Fresh Daily ft. Oddisee & Mela Machinko – “Universal Medicine”
Link to download the mp3 of the show – http://www.mediafire.com/?1mz51ydmtoj
(back up / streaming link – http://www.zshare.net/audio/611304394b1ae0e3/)
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