Thursday, March 29, 2012

Video Interview: Immortal Technique For

It's about time we got Tech's take on the whole Trayvon Martin ordeal...I actually wish this entire video would of had that focus, but Tech has to address what I suppose is on everyone's mind, i.e. Aliens and 2012 (yawn) ..Also covered, The Illuminati, Kony and possible world-ending scenarios..

Shouts to on the vid and interview...

Single: Raashan Ahmad - Juju

Earlier today Raashan Ahmad laced us with this new joint called "Juju" that absolutely displays Raashan's incredible dexterity on the mic... trust me man, ain't too many cats out nowadays that could ride that beat the way Raashan just did.. that's skill and that's talent..

Video Interview: Big Pooh For 2Dopeboyz & TheWellVersed


More footage from the happenings that occurred at SXSW, as former Little Brother member Big Pooh links up with the The Dopehouse and TheWellVersed and talks with the man about what he's been up to and his future plans for releases that include working with Roc C as well as VA beatsmith extraordinaire, Nottz for an album called "Home Sweet Home"..

Single: Plug 1 & Plug 2 (aka Pos & Dave) - We Made It

Pos and Dave are back, readying their latest project, from which this uplifting and vibrant new cut stems...

Looks like they made it!

De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 (aka Pos & Dave) release a new leak to get fans ready for their First Serve project, in stores April 2nd via Duck Down Music. The song is produced by Chokolate & Khalid. You can pre-order the album on iTunes.

Video: M-Phazes ft. Brown Bag All Stars - What It's All About

Runnin' over to the Bodega, anyone need anything?

In promotion for M-Phaze's remix producer compilation 'Phazed Out', the ARIA Award winning beat smith bands together with New York's Brown Bag AllStars for the MonStar Films directed visuals for the album cut "What It's All About". Phazed Out is now available both digitally and on CD through 

Video: The Doppelgangaz - Schemes

Time for more of that Doppel Gospel..

The first release off of "Beats for Brothels, Vol. 2". The Groggy Pack are followed by pesky Private Investigators trying to build a fraud case. Think the evidence will stick?

Video Interview: Nas For Peter Rosenberg's Noisemakers

Let's catch up with Nasir for a minute tho...

Sitting down with one of the best interviewers in the game, none other than Peter Rosenberg himself at SXSW's The Belmont, Nas gets into a lot of different subjects, and talks Jigga, Love, his music, his beginnings in rap and Mike Jackson...Man.. what an interview!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Single: Living Legends - Trojan Horse (prod. by Eligh)

All original eight members back togetha after 4 years, and Eligh on the beat?

Maaaaan... you almost should just know right off the jump this is gon' thump...

Murs leads things off and then things just get silly man...

Living Legends - Trojan Horse

Video Interview: J-Zone For The

Always distinctive and outspoken artist/producer J-Zone speaks with TheBeeShine about his new book Root For The Villain... 
Featuring his musings on his musical career and colorful commentary on the art form. The highlyacclaimed book is out now @ GoVillainGo.comCreateSpace and Amazon, both inpaperback & Kindle form.

Single: Chuuwee ft. DJ Next - The Crown Don't Make

Another impressive cut from one of the most exciting emcees on the west coast this side of Fashawn and Kendrick Lamar, Chuuwee...

The Sac-Town repper rips into this cut-laden, head nod-inducing track, that is in part laced by DJ Next in a highly fierce manner.

Chuu's upcoming and long awaited debut "Crown Me King" drops on April 24th!

Chuuwee ft. DJ Next - The Crown Don't Make 

Single - Flatbush Zombies - Lake Paper

Here's something new from some new kids that go by the moniker Flatbush Zombies (lol, I love it), that as you can see has some really dope single artwork...

"Lake Paper" def. has that rollin around in your box frame, extremely weeded, hollerin' @ shorties feel to it..

Like this joint or not, here at PHH we like to give newcomers and youngins a chance to get they work posted up... don't say this is just an underground blog, you never know what I'll throw up..

Flatbush Zombies - Lake Paper

Single: Kool Keith ft. Agallah & NYM - New York Remix

Ha! Now this is a collab you can get into!!

I admit I haven't been checking for Agallah as hard these days, but this is an instance when it's absolutely necessary to, as he along with a relative uknown named NYM were asked to assist none other than the enigmatic one, AKA Kool Keith to assist with the remix of Keith's new single, "New York"...

The product from the collab is utter butter if you know what I'm talking about...

This is off Keith's forthcoming "Love & Danger" record that is set to be released on June 5th...

Kool Keith ft. Agallah & NYM - New York Remix

Single: Nemo Achida ft. Rocki Evans - 99 Problems

Nemo Achida's "Goodbye Brooklyn" is available now and as a late push for the record he's dropping off another free joint from it...

Don't expect some play on Jigga's iconic tune, this "99 problems" is something different all together, and so incredibly dope... over a wondrous piano Nemo and Rocki Evans team up to expound on and reality.

Video Interview: Freeway For Montreality

Freezer takes a moment to run through some memories with the folks over at Montreality, and gets into his school daze, his first paid show, the Roc-A-Fella glory years and whats in his pockets? Yup, another proper interview from Montreality.

Single: Sean Price & Dro Pesci - From SI To BK

Dro Pesci teams up with everyone's favorite hardcore titlist Mic Tyson Sean Price.

Gettin gully over a track that stems from DJ Haze's "The Color Purple" album, these two truly take you from Staten Island to Brooklyn... nice lil' hardcore banger to get your Tuesday going..

Cover Art: Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music

The time when Killer Mike unleashes his new LP "R.A.P. Music" that is entirely produced by EL-P is almost here...

The album's acronym stands for Rebellious African People's is sure to be a masterpiece. From what we've already heard, I expect this to be one of the best albums we get in the 2012...

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Actual Proof - Black Boy Radio: Extended Airplay

One of 9th Wonder's prized duo's, Actual Proof make their Jamla debut with their first project, "Black Boy Radio: Extended Airplay"

A lot of dope features here from some of the best new names (and some of the really good older ones) out there.. 20 tracks, that describe a story about a young kid comin up in Raleigh N.C....

You get to preview em' free.. be thankful and check these bruthas out! Drop that $8.99 on this!

Actual Proof - Black Boy Radio: Extended Airplay

Mick Boogie Presents... Slum Village - Dirty Slums

Mick Boogie, i.e. one of the illest concept mixtape men the game has EVER known just teamed up with Slum Village, i.e. the best group outta Detroit, EVER, to drop their latest and long awaited mixtape...

Features include Busta Rhymes, Phonte, De La Soul, Joe Scudda, Big Pooh, Black Milk and many others... 20 tracks in there for ya, that you need to get up on!

Mick Boogie Presents... Slum Village - Dirty Slums

Single: 2 Hungry Bros - Hunger Monster

This man Deep from 2 Hungry Bros has just dropped one of the doper, huge-mix-all-wrapped-into-a-single type joints in recent memory..11 minutes and a ton of dope music ensues.. enjoy..

"I ran through a bunch of unused samples and breaks and sounds and put this together while watching my son. Don't call ACS, the boy isn't high maintenance and I fed him and all during the process. But it works like a mix rather than a beat. Enjoy."

Single: Junclassic - Go (prod. by Wunderkind)

Been a lil' while since Junclassic hit us with somethin' new... that wait is over now though, as he drops off a new single from his upcoming "Better Than Fiction" album..

Besides Wunderkinds hypnotic production, "Go" sports a really strong hook, something that I find is often missing from a lot of cats' joints today.. this is well done..

Video: Roc Marciano - Emeralds

Spend some time with Long Island, NYC repper and always purely hardcore emcee Roc Marciano as he takes you around his way and engages in some of, uhhh, his day to day activities..

I believe this stems from "Reloaded", Marcy's oft-delayed new album, that he now says is coming this Summer.. Executive producer duties on that are rumored to be handled by none other than Q-Tip himself...

Video: Psalm One ft. R.A. The Rugged Man - Open Relationship

LOL, not really the type of video I was expecting from a Psalm One/R.A. collab, but then again, yeah it is...

Hilarious cameos from Bumpy Knuckles and whoever that beautiful ass chick in the red bikini is.. haahaha.. savor the dysfunction people...

R.A. on the direction tip,, Shuko on the beat...

Single: AZ - My Niggas (prod. by Buckwild)

Ahhhh man... AZ over some Buckwild? Wow.. things like this just don't pop up everyday anymore man.. treasure this...

"Doe Or Die II" is still comin' I guess... look out for that this year..

Friday, March 23, 2012

Video/Single: Homeboy Sandman - The Miracle

Homeboy Sandman has a new video for you to watch that will definitely remind your folks about when they used to do LSD in the '70s...

LOL, all jokes aside, what a great video...inventive.. different.. just like Homeboy's bars...

You like what you hear that go for the twofer and grab the MP3 below...and then, ready yourself for Homeboy's forthcoming release on Stones Throw, "The Subject Matter EP".

Homeboy Sandman - The Miracle

Single: Danny Brown - Grown Up

Man, I kinda need a Scion right about now the way these gas prices are... lol..

Detroit's burgeoning new star, Danny Brown was tapped by the auto maker's Audio/Visual dept. to record this laid back, gem that finds Danny rhyming about coming of age.. that tried and true subject..

LOL, we all grown up now baby! Grab this one below, for free at the Scion A/V site...

Danny Brown - Grown Up

Video: Gensu Dean ft. Large Professor - Forever

I had to get this one!

Large Pro guests over the insane instrumental of none other than Gensu Dean on this one.. off Gensu's recently released "Lo-Fi Finghaz" ....

LOL, that setup for the video though, classic... lil' girl was beyond cute.. and The Xtra P still has it on that mic man..

Single: Fashawn - Santiago's Revenge 2 (prod. by Draft)

And this is exactly why I said Fashawn would be special when I heard him for the first time a few years ago...

He absolutely destroyed this man... heat, heat, heat! The original version was nice..this is devastating...

"Champagne & Styrofoam Cups" is rumored to be done...look out for that real soon...

Fashawn - Santiago's Revenge 2 (prod. by Draft) 

Add-2 - Save. Our. Souls. (Mixtape)

LRG has been up to a lot lately in the realm of Hip-Hop haven't they?

Here, the clothing brand links with one of the nicer names out the Chi in recent memory in Add-2 for a brand spankin new tape that should acquaint newbies and provide more of what those already in the know want...

Add-2 - Save. Our. Souls.

Single: Wordsworth - Joy & Pain (prod. by Apollo Brown)

On June 12th longtime NYC, underground emcee Wordsworth makes his return with the LP "The Photo Album", as is customary, the man has released the initial leak single...

Pretty decent stuff, love hearing him link with Apollo Brown, one of the best new producers out there.. ."Joy & Pain" is def. a bangin new look from homie...

Video Trailer: LRG Presents... The Wonder Year

Are you ready for this? Looks like LRG, 9th and filmmaker Kenneth Price are really close to dropping what I'm sure will be one of the iller Hip-Hop doc/movies in awhile...

What the flick will cover:

A year in the life of CEO, NAACP ambassador, Duke University professor, husband, father, son and Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder. The film follows one of soul music’s most dynamic figures from his childhood home to late nights in the studio and everywhere in between. Featuring: Drake, DJ Premier, DJ Green Lantern, J. Cole, Murs, Phonte, Sha Money XL, Young Guru, The Alchemist & more.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Single: Psycho Realm - Show You A Rock

"Repetition is key, if you do it over and over you might succeed"

Sick Jacken and Cynic are back, preppin their upcoming "Terror Tapes 2", a follow-up to their wildly popular mixtape release that brought out their brooding, wordy style of L.A. hardcore rap to the masses..

It's that same sweet formula here, as Jacken and Cynic expound on how one needs to be versatile in this never ending hustle that is life and more explicitly life in southern Cali...

Psycho Realm - Show You A Rock

Single: Dominique LaRue - Circulate

One of the better new femcees out there, Miss. LaRue returns with a new, boisterous single titled "Circulate"...

D/Will laces the proper production work and Dominique goes to work with that now un-mistakable voice laying out a vivid scene...

Get ready for her upcoming release "Diem", which drops on the 30th of April....

Video Interview: Nardwuar vs. Action Bronson

Man, what can I say about this meeting of extremely unique minds?

Action Bronson, AKA one of the funniest, most wildly talented big men I've heard since Pun gets into a lil' Q&A with none other than Nardwaur while at SXSW...

Monday, March 19, 2012

Blu - No York E Mo Work [Album Stream]

LMAO... one of the reasons why I'm a Blu fan is because of two reasons...

1) he does what the fuck he wants and 2) he gets the drop on his fans all the time, when he puts out new shit...

Here, Blu does both yet again, as he releases a virtual remix project for his previously already released album "No York"...

Below is the stream of the entire un-mixed affair and some minor album credits..

Remix z by knxwledge, Suzi Analogue, P.u.d.g.e., Hezekiah, God Lee Barnes, Thavius Beck
Von Pea & Playa Haze
Credits: Released 17 March 2012
Features Sa -ra, Tiomb e Lock Hart, Deez, No La Darling, Cherry Pop, Chop & Ni Andrews 

Single: J.Nolan - Can't Stop (prod. by SMKA)

Whoooooooo! Bring them horns out Nolan!! I see what you're workin wit mayne!

Upstart Connecticut bred, ATL residing emcee J. Nolan gets knee deep in some boisterous horns and lush sax sample lifts...

I like the message.. I like the music... This kid's officially supposed to be on ya radar last week muthafuckas.. pay attention!!!

This one stems from an upcoming compilation project/movemnet titled "Dreams Manifest"

Single: Homeboy Sandman - Cops Get Scared Of Me (prod. By Exile)

"Many things you hear and you see, are not what they appear to be"

Maaaan, We got Exile on the boards and Homeboy on the rhymes... what the f*#@ else you need?

Press 'play', grab a brew and listen to Sandman murdalize this blustery and ethereal joint w/o even breaking a sweat...

"Cops Get Scared Of Me" is off Homeboy's upcoming EP on Stones Throw titled "Chimera", which drops next month..

Single: 88-Keys - Euthanize The Yous & I's

Prolific beat man 88-Keys returns w/ somethin' new... somethin' laid back and beautiful... somethin' we call real music man...

"First track I've made which spawned the idea of a new beat tape I'm now going to try & put together & finish within these next 2 weeks. Oh & the "catch" or underlying theme here is that I'm producing the entire beat tape with this." 

Video: DJ Czarny & Tas ft. Raashan Ahmad - FIGHT!

Over some of DJ Czarny & Tas' Jazzy and quite wonderful soul production, West Coast by way of NJ emcee and PHH favorite Raashan Ahmad laces up some awesomely introspective and observant rhymes..

Guys, this is just too right on time right now... press play and enjoy the vid/music...

DJ Modesty presents.. Kings From Queens 2

How ill is that art work though?

DJ Modesty not only brings through the nice presentation visually, but has also jam packed his 2nd installment of "Kings From Queens" with the latest and greatest from a host of the borough's new and old stalwarts alike..

Modesty's production and DJ cuttin' is featured throughout.. grab this while it's hot people..

Saturday, March 17, 2012

DJ Eclipse - Danny Boy’s St. Patrick’s Day Mix

Hey, it's St. Patty's day man, and over here at PHH we got nuthin but love for our Irish readers, in America and over in The Emerald Isle itself...

Here, DJ Eclipse mixes together a smash bang collection of songs inspired by, and performed all by wondrous people of Gaelic heritage.. enjoy this, and go smash some green beers for ya boy while ya bump it!

DJ Eclipse - Danny Boy’s St. Patrick’s Day Mix 2012

Frank The Butcher & DJ 7L present ... Stüssy: Shoot 2 Kill Mix

Welp, if you've been seeking a nice lil' soundtrack to go fucking wig out on someone or something, this will be right up your alley...

Frank The Butcher and DJ 7L linked up with the cats over at Stüssy, some of the longest running makers of dope threads, for this no -nonsense mix... Plenty of aggressive 90's dancehall top shotta anthems here..

Frank The Butcher & DJ 7L present ... Stüssy: Shoot 2 Kill Mix

DJ P-Sol Presents: The Lord Finesse Files Vol.1

NYC's DJ P-Sol mixes up 44 tracks worth of the founding member of DITC's best shit right here..

You thought you'd be able to take it easy this weekend and just cruise through the web w/o downloading anything...WRONG kiddies..this shit right here is mandatory listening as well... remixes, tracks Finesse produced and some of his most memorable guest appearances are all gonna pop up...

DJ P-Sol knows what time it is man.. this definitely bangs..

DJ P-Sol Presents: The Lord Finesse Files Vol.1

Roddy Rod Presents… The Oakwood Grain Mash-Up Contest

Time for you so-called bedroom DJ's to prove you're worth your salt...

To celebrate the release of his new 2-CD album Oakwood Grain I & II, Maspyke and Low Budget producer Roddy Rod is launching a new mash-up contest, giving fans a chance to win a copy of the album plus a Nature Sounds DJ Prize Pack. While rappers are usually targeted for contests, Roddy's inviting all the DJs for this one. 
Grab 5 free Oakwood Grain beats at bandcamp, then mash them up with your favorite acapella vocal tracks. Next, submit your mash-up to us via soundcloud, and Roddy will pick the winner based on creativity and originality. We'll even be posting all the entries on our soundcloud page so everyone can check out the mash-ups, get inspired, and "favorite" the best ones. Winner gets a copy of the album, two serato control records, two slipmats, and three Nature Sounds instrumentals albums on vinyl! Entries are due by March 31st. 
To enter, download the tracks at: 

Jazziel & Melaz present.. Double Decker 2

Man, now this is what you need to kick off ya Spring cleaning mayne..

Jazziel & Melaz Two sides, 50 total instrumental cuts that absolutely exude that mellow, jazzy, upright feeling you need to calm down, and then get down..

Jazziel & Melaz present.. Double Decker 2 Side 1

Jazziel & Melaz present.. Double Decker 2 Side 2

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Single: Nas - The Don (Radio Rip)

New Nasir kickin off Spring time... sheeeeeit, What do I need to write son?

Salaam Remi and Da Itnernz on the beat...

Press Play...

Nas - The Don

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Single: Sheek & Ghostface - Barry

Over a classic break beat that Ghost is no stranger to, Sheek and Ghostdeini get loose and prepare everyone for their upcoming "Wu-Block" mixtape that is due out soon..

"Barry" gets bodied and the crowds rejoice...So glad that this came out nice man..

 Sheek & Ghostface - Barry

Kev Turner - The Definition

Another new album from the best Philly emcee you AINT heard of homie.. Kev Turner on the set once again!

With J-Slant handling all the beat work and features provided from Reef The Lost Cauze, Dace Ghetto and Fokis, this right here is puro quality mayne.. None of that progessive, PC rap here..fully expect that raw Illadelph hardcore shit..

My Fav. cuts: "Straight 48", "Sex, Drugs & Rock N' Roll" and "Saturday Night"

Single: Reks - Chasin' (prod. by Statik Selektah)

Man, there is a hand full of guys that still body Statik Selektah's insanely nice tracks the best and Reks is one of those guys...

The wordplay here is nuts, and you can bet ya bottom dollar I'll be coppin that "Straight No Chaser" when it drops on April 24th...

Reks - Chasin' (prod. by Statik Selektah)

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Single: Audimatc (The Audible Doctor & Maticulous) - Hoarse b/w Broken Cup (Remix)

Really looking forward to this collab.. also, is it just me or does it seem like I'm posting something BBAS-related everyday.. that's actually one of those "good problems" that us bloggers face sometimes...

This is a digi style double single release of the initial leaks from Audible Doctor and Maticulous. It includes a remix of their "Broken Cup" joint and a new banger titled "Hoarse"

You can get ya listen on below, and cop it here..

King I Divine & ScienZe – Divine ScienZe (Mixtape)

Brooklyn MC ScienZe and Queens producer King I Divine link up for an entire new mixtape that's sure to appeal to the heads that love solid, jazzy production teamed with poignant lyrics...

A ton of worthy guest spots on here too, as a couple of the best up and coming names in NYC in Sene and Maffew Ragazino swing through as well as La La land's favorite underground, enigmatic force, Blu and Florida upstart Quest make their presence known...

Brought to us by the dopehouse..

King I Divine & ScienZe – Divine ScienZe (Mixtape) 

Monday, March 12, 2012

Single: St. Joe Louis - The Hardest Goodbye (prod. by Elete)

St. Joe Louis and Flying Lotus are finishing up their joint project together and while we all wait and salivate over the aural curiosity that will undoubtedly be, we get this, "The Hardest Goodbye", from the trio of St. Joe Louis.

Stones Throw Podcast 72: Hip-Hop Quake Mixed by Katalyst Of Quakers

Man, many, many heads and myself personally are still really amped for this album, and as I'm sure Stones Throw knew this, they planned an excellent time to drop this new podcast...

(*As always w/ the Stones Throw Podcasts, you will need iTunes to grab this)

Quakers are a 35-member hip-hop collective centered around three producers – Fuzzface (Geoff Barrow of Portishead), Katalyst (Ashley Anderson), and 7-Stu-7 (Stuart Matthews). Their album drops on Stones Throw on March 27. 
This is the “Hip-Hop Quake Mix” by Katalyst, a 40-minute set featuring some of the work that has inspired the project. No track list has been provided.

Stones Throw Podcast 72: Hip-Hop Quake Mixed by Katalyst Of Quakers

Single: Dela & Blu - WhatUWanna (DJ Spinna Remix)

Spinna is still a complete freak when it comes to this sample based production game that guys like me are basically gonna love forever..

Here, Spinna re-imagines Blu's "WhatUWanna", originally recorded over Dela's production for his "Translation Lost" LP.

You know you're a great producer when you can make a track that's already insanely tight, sound just as good if not better..

This remix will be available on 7" color vinyl on May 1st...

Video Interview: Joell Ortiz For

LMAO.. Joell sits down for a brief, yet telling interview with the folks over at and breaks down his beliefs on The Illuminati, aliens and nutrition...

This is why Joell is the people's champ man.. lol..

Video: Exile - Knight Rider

One of Hip-Hop's best producer's who also happens to rap, and just an all around hilarious guy... He is known as Exile y'all..

Off his "14TRK Mind" LP, that's been out for awhile now...

Go head' man.. don't be scared... take a wild ass ride with Exile...and Blu if you can spot the cameo he makes..

Single: Infinito 2017 - Untaught Free (prod. by DJ Graft)

One of the long-time brightest and truly heady rap acts outta Chi-Town, Infinito 2017 AKA Marcellous LoveLace, drops a new on on our heads, the moody and wordy "Untaught Free"...

Do yaself a favor and look into this.. the guy's a fine artist on top of a dope lyricist...

Hip-Hop is everywhere...

DJ Graft on the beat...

Soul Khan - Wellstone EP

One of the stand out emcees within today's best up and coming group, BBAS, Soul Khan drops another new and free EP on top of our heads... The guy's a workaholic and to boot, the work isn't suffering with the greater volume...

"Wellstone" is a well put together look from Soul Khan... features include Sene and Akie Bemiss... enjoy.

Soul Khan - Wellstone EP

Action Bronson & Party Supplies - Blue Chips (Mixtape)

Here it is in all it's interpolated 90's basketball flick glory...

Action Bronson and producer Party Supplies team up for a brand new mixtape that pairs Bronson's formidable flow and hardcore lyrics with Party Supplies' inventive and head nod inducing production..

17 tracks and yeah, Reebok & Complex Mag is on the sponsorship tip..

Action Bronson & Party Supplies - Blue Chips (Mixtape)