NYC! Blind I is giving away FIVE tickets to see Tiron & Ayomari, Blu, Chris Turner, Kooley High, Scienze, Fresh Daily and DJ Prince, February 1st at Public Assembly in Brooklyn. All you have to do to enter is follow us on Twitter and shoot us an email telling us why you’re a deserving Blind I faithful (firstname.lastname@example.org). We will announce the winners on Monday! In the meantime, if you don’t have the headliners’ new music check out Tiron & Ayomari’s A Sucker For Pumps and Blu x Exile’s Give Me My Flowers While I Can Smell Them.
For those of you guys who remember TiRon’s MSTRD or Ayomari’s The PB&J Solution, their new project ‘A Sucker For Pumps’ is a clear example of how good these guys actually are – with more time and more work put into their product they’ve matured their sound in a way that I feel like some of their west coast associates have failed to do. Furthermore, with features from the likes of BJ The Chicago Kid, Thundercat, D.R.U.G.S., Yummy Bingham and more, this project is soon to be in rotation in a bunch of new spots where Tiron & Ayomari’s name haven’t rang out yet….mark my words!
So you already know the deal & how we feel about the whole departure of the Fat Beats stores. Sucks. But not really cuz they still are going to be doing big thangs in various formats, so I guess it’s cool & growth & all that other jazz. Anyways, the NYC farewell jump off was filled to the brim of dope artists who had made Fat Beat NYC their home so it is only fitting that they mirror the same for the LA farewell & as you can see to the right (click pic to enlarge), that they are NOT playin! I mean DAMN!!! I know the NBA will be playing the All Star game @ Staples this season but this schitt right here my ninja? This is LA’s All Star Hip Hop fest for the ages! You got OG spitters from LA’s underground elite from Erule to Volume 10, to LA’s G’d up from the chucks up spitters MC Eiht to Kurupt, a face melt of beats from LA producers Dibiase to Exile as well as a performace from the Gawdz of LA style Freestyle Fellowship! That aint even scratching the surface tho! Peep the line up for each day & plan accordingly. You’re welcome. Below is my favorite song from Erule & still in my top 10 all time Hip Hop songs ever.
Erule – Listen Up
Oh how I love that song. Anyways… if you in LA you know what to do! & if you aint you know what you NEED to do. Peep the official statement after the jump. & once again major Jedi Respecognition to the entire Fat Beats staff!
They snapped on this video! Quick and to the point, easy concept, voilá! Shouts to Ayomari & TiRon.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it seems to be my turn to do a compilation each year around this time. Normally I do a very warm fuzzy mix with love songs and hearts galore. But this year, I told Noah to go for an edgier cover and he killed it! I wanted to include songs that were open to interpretation (i.e. Badu- “Window Seat”) because the holiday means something different to everyone depending on their circumstance. So sit back, let it play, and reflect.
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The last of the mohicans… or shall I say NKD’s for oh nina! I wanna say thank you to my brother like no other $ulaiman for not only droppin’ one of the illest mix/albums in a minute but for making good on our bet. Which was, had he lost (& he did) then he would have to make all the covers for NKD for 2009 & he did just that. So… thank you $ir. Never bet against my Lakers again hahahaha Anyways y’all.. it’s Christmastime & I come through with the come thru bearing gifts.
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Why hello Blind I faithful. Don’t you love my super creative title this month? Yep. Impressive for sure…Okay so I normally come up with a theme but the songs I felt like using didn’t have any correlation. There’s a mixed bag here. Musical trick-or-treat if you will. Dig in and lemee know whatcha think. Deal?
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DOWNLOAD AYOMARI – EVERYTHING IS GOING FINE FEAT. TIRON [MEDIAFIRE]
To piggyback *PBBT!’s post earlier re: not puttin up some schitt we been sittin on, (nig… i told yall im stupid busy these daze) I would like to say I AM SORRY! But better late than never right? Aight so… the heads know that TiRon runs with the Pac Div/Diz Gibran/Bleu Collar mafia, and for those who don’t… well… now u do. He is featured on Pac Div’s Paper & She (oh how I can’t wait for the full damn song already) just to name a few. Str8 up… the cats he runs with are stupid fresh, thus, they wouldn’t roll with anyone who was less fresh than them. He IS that doode! Peep All The Kings featuring Blind I fave Blu…
Awwww… hip hop is coming back so strong isnt it!?
Track List & DL after the J…
- J DILLA’S RECORD COLLECTION
- ART DONT SLEEP PRESENTS: 12 REASONS TO DIE W/ GHOSTFACE KILLAH x ADRIAN YOUNGE RECORD RELEASE/TICKET GIVEAWAY
- THEMPEOPLE – SMOKE BREAKS || DOPE INSPIRES DOPE
- VIDEO: VIC SPENCER (@VICSPENCER) – DUCK SAUCE (FT. MC TREE @MCTREEG)
- VIDEO: CHANCE THE RAPPER (@CHANCETHERAPPER) – JUICE
- VIDEO: LILI K (@LILIKJAZZ) – NEVER EVER
- VIDEO: YANCEY BOYS – THE THROWAWAY
- ART DON’T SLEEP PRESENTS “THAT 70′S SOUL”
- VIDEO: KAVINSKY – PROTOVISION
- LEGION OF DOOM – ALL DISRESPECT INTENDED
- CLOUDEATER – HYBRID HEART (MESCK REMIX)
- LILI K AND PETER COTTONTALE – METAL PETALS
- STRONG ARM STEADY & OH NO – NO SKY LIMIT (SMOKE ON REMIX) FEAT. DOM KENNEDY
- VIDEO: KARRIEM RIGGINS – SUMMER MADNESS
- MIX: DEECH – 30 MINUTE MIX 4 ACTIVIA BENZ
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- A CONCERNED NIGGA on BLIND I PRESENTS THE NEPTUNES – DECEMVIR
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- Jeannette on DEF SOUND- OOOOOH!THEE.BITCHTAPE.
- Junior on DEF SOUND- OOOOOH!THEE.BITCHTAPE.
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