MP3: Drake – “Over” (DJ Snake Remix)

Clinton Sparks protege DJ Snake gives Drake a hard-edged electro tinge on his remix of “Over.” Listen here.


Video: 9th Prince – “Snatching Pocketbooks”

9th Prince is probably a member of the Wu-Tang Clan extended family you haven’t heard from in a while, but this is a shame. The Killarmy founding member seems set to change all this with his forthcoming release, Revenge of the 9th Prince (Wu Music Group). Watch the video for “Snatching Pocketbooks” below.


Mixtape: Asher Roth – Seared Foie Gras with Quince & Cranberry (mixed by Dj Wreckineyez)

What’s up with MC’s who make great mixtapes and terrible albums? Is it the major label pressure? Do they shoot their wad in between studio time? Or is it just the freedom from commercial and financial constraints? Whatever the reason, Asher Roth has done it again on the mixtape front. See what I’m talking about and download it here.


Mixtape: King Fantastic – Killer Reese One and Troublemaker

New mixtape from Killer Reese One and Troublemaker that they describe as “a concise study in Westcoastsynthesizerbeachbumgangstermusic.” Only one way to find out what that is. Download here.


MP3: The XX – “Islands” (CHLLNGR remix)

Electronic producer CHLLNGR remixes The XX’s “Islands” here – this ain’t the version you’re gonna hear on Grey’s Anatomy (and trust me, you’ll hear The XX on Grey’s. Don’t ask me how I know).


MP3: Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – “Round and Round”

Off of his forthcoming album for 4AD, Ariel Pink offers up “Round and Round,” a solid-gold 1970s soft-rocker. Enjoy it here.


Mixtape: Consequence – Movies on Demand

Consequence, one of the most underrated rappers (and Q-Tip’s cousin), has a new mixtape, Movies on Demand, available for free download at his website. This is just a tease for his forthcoming LP, Cons TV, but there are enough guests and quality beats and rhymes to keep you satisfied.


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