Ok, For The Love Of Ray J was dumb, but she was hot

Posted in Drops on August 15th, 2009 by Hyphen

And Cocktail was in the studio last night.  Fine in person too?  Check!

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Kanye West – Stronger (Live on VH1 Storytellers)

Posted in Artists, Live Performances, Videos on February 25th, 2009 by Hyphen

“The Number One Human Being” performs a crazy rendition of “Stronger” on VH1’s Storytellers, the full version of which airs on Saturday.  I’m a sucker for dope flashing lights (lights…lights) and this track is a hip-hop classic.  Yeah, I said it.

Swiped from ze Dopehaus.

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Mick Boogie presents The Honor Roll (mixtape)

Posted in Artists, Mixtapes on October 7th, 2008 by Hyphen

Honor Roll

In the past few weeks, I’ve been hearing about this project from a bunch of the people involved and it sounded ridiculously dope.  Now that VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors have aired, Mick dropped the mixtape for y’all to enjoy.  DO NOT SLEEP ON THIS.  Tracklisting below (producer in parenthesis).

  1. Introlude: MC Serch & Mick Boogie
  2. Children’s Story: Kidz In The Hall (Double O)
  3. Everything’s Gonna Be Alright: Freeway & Young Chris (Kickdrums)
  4. How I Could Just Kill A Man: Netic of Game Rebellion (M Phazes)
  5. Cypress Hill speak…
  6. Hits From The Bong: Alchemist & Evidence (6th Sense)
  7. The Bizness: Rapper Big Pooh, 6th Sense, & Butta Verses (6th Sense)
  8. Life Is Too Short: Fashawn (Ab)
  9. Breakadawn: Tanya Morgan f/ Ragen (6th Sense)
  10. Naughty By Nature speak…
  11. Uptown Anthem: Marky and Phil Nash (Ab)
  12. The Show: Daytona (4 Korners)
  13. Insane In The Brain: Izza Kizza (Kickdrums)
  14. Too Short speaks…
  15. Short But Funky: Mistah FAB (6th Sense)
  16. Mona Lisa: Mickey Factz & Jade (Precize)
  17. De La Soul speak…
  18. Stakes Is High Part 1: U-N-I (6th Sense)
  19. Buy You Some: A Pinks & Emilio Rojas (M Phazes)
  20. Dirt All By My Lonely: Skyzoo & Mazzi (6th Sense)
  21. Stoned Is The Way Of The Walk: Joell Ortiz, Scram Jones, & Loot (6th)
  22. Interlude: MC Serch & Mick Boogie
  23. Hand On The Pump: Torae (nVme)
  24. OPP: Pacific Division (M Phazes)
  25. Lick The Balls: Donny Goines & Chip Tha Ripper (nVme)
  26. Ego Trippin’: Asheru & The Els (The Els)
  27. Stakes Is High Part 2: Talib Kweli (eJones)
  28. Freaky Tales: Ra The MC (Judah)
  29. Hip Hop Hooray: AP (6th Sense)
  30. Hey Young World : 6th Sense (6th Sense)
  31. Outrolude: MC Serch & Mick Boogie

Download here.

If you can’t figure out the theme behind the tape, slap yourself and hit The Smoking Section for more information.  I was at Jake One’s album release party all night, so I missed the Hip-Hop Honors.  Did anyone see it?  Was it dope?  Why am I not even interested in watching it on my DVR?

Shrug.  I’ll just bump this tape instead.

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Grand Archives – Miniature Birds (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on July 15th, 2008 by Hyphen

Oh, you didn’t know that Hyph gets down with indie rock?  Well, you’re right, I don’t really…but I’m trying to learn!  There’s too much good music out there to be trapped listening to just hip-hop and R&B.  In fact, I’ve been meaning to make a Lykke Li post for like a month now, I’ll get on that soon.

Anyway, I’m posting the new video from the Grand Archives up for 4 reasons.  First of all, it’s a dope track from the hometown.  Secondly, the legendary Sub Pop Records just had their 20th anniversay over the weekend and I heard it was crazy.  Third…alpacas!  Lastly, and most importantly, the star of the video is none other than Upendo, aka J. Moore‘s son!  So let’s get this straight: before he’s 10 years old, Upendo’s drummed with ?uestlove, told jokes with Dave Chappelle, made beats, released an album as part of Beyond Reality, and now he’s in a video featured on VH1?  Wow.  Little man is destined for big things.

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