The most played song on my iTunes (I think I’m at 98 plays now…) gets visual treatment. If you haven’t already, cop up on these two artists’ joint EP here and wait
impatiently for the full length project to drop hopefully sooner than later.
It’s been a minute, but now I’m back in it. Truthfully, I went away from the compilation game for selfish reasons. If you’ve browsed around Blind I in the past year or so, you’ll know that I do my artistic thing. The deeper I got into my craft, I found myself with less & less time to check out new artists. But your hunger was strong for a staple that we’ve been known for since 2006, and we weren’t about to let that just drop so quickly. So I decided to smack myself in the face a few hundred times, sift through some of the wack new developments in this hip-hop shit, some of the over-saturated others, and give you guys a cool crop of fresh records encompassed in my NEW compilation continuation – Vanguard. So from here on out, only shit I’m fucking with in the flesh will make this comp. If it’s short, you know why. If you got dope shit, keep sending it. You too may very well be a part of the Vanguard moment in music. For my inaugural piece, I’ve got features from legends DJ Premier, Nas, Common, and The Roots…..some new-age heavyweights like Black Milk, Thom Yorke, DOOM, Pac Div, Asher Roth, Freddie Gibbs and Big K.R.I.T….and dope newcomers like Casey Veggies, YP, Rockie Fresh, Chance the Rapper, D2G, Vic Spencer, Schoolboy Q, ASAP Rocky, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Mathien and yours truly. The future is now…partake!
The SF homies known as The Park, have been busy doing Grillade, backing Big K.R.I.T. , Freddie Gibbs & changing the game one track @ a time. It’s good to see a “Park” joint tho, & this schitt is that kinda schitt that moves you automatically. You just want to sit and reflect on life & how you bout to fuck up the game even more so now (or @ least that’s just me) aside from being great musicasins & masters of their craft, the are also some of the nicest, coolest dooes you will ever meet in this batch. So they get all the Jedi respecognition they deserve.
For more info on this hit the J.
The good folks at SMKA release the third installment to their 808 Experiment series, featuring a cache of fucking awesome artist like, but not limited to branDun DeShay, Mikkey Halsted, Freddie Gibbs, and Sam Dew of Cloudeater (see what I did there?) . Trust me, these mogs went hard on this one. Lend and ear to Sam Dew’s track District In The Dark and sniff the bag before you cop the zip (see what I did there?). Oh, and for those who reside in Atlanta there are two release parties happening this weekend in honor of this glorious occasion. Pluggers after that thang.
SMKA PRESENTS THE 808 EXPERIMENT VOL 3 [DOWNLOAD]
Gangsta Gibbs!! Str8 Killa out now.
David Dallas man. We were early. Now he’s signed to Duck Down Music and doing songs & videos with Freddie Gibbs. This joint is off David’s upcoming release ‘The Rose Tint‘, available in April. Make sure you hit his website and grab that when it drops!
Ceremony, the upcoming album from Mexicans With Guns features Blind I fave Freddie Gibbs on the album version of this track, but Freddie felt it necessary to enlist the big homie Bun B for a remix & VOILA! Here ya go…
Stones Throw got some limited edition (only 500 pressed) piru vinyl for all you collectors out there too.
MEXICANS WITH GUNS x FREDDIE GIBBS x BUN B – HIGHWAY TO HELL [RIDIN DIRTY 7 MIX] | DOWNLOAD
RubyHornet directed the visuals for their Closed Sessions-featured track with Freddie Gibbs and YP entitled “Something New”. Still loving this song. Partake!
San Antonio, Texas-based producer Mexicans With Guns lets loose of a stream of the track Restart featuring Sasha Parera on vocals via NPR Alt.Latino. Off his upcoming release Ceremony, set to drop in May. He did a remix of the Gangsta Gibbs track “Playa” back in July that’s pretty dope as well. Stream and download for that below as well. Uh…a Mexican with a gun and a dude from Gary, Indiana though? Sounds like something I should be running from…not listening to….I’m just saying.
Freddie Gibbs – Playa (Mexicans with Guns Remix)
FREDDIE GIBBS – PLAYA (MEXICANS WITH GUNS REMIX) [DOWNLOAD] via Pitchfork
I turn 25 on Saturday, and to echo my current musical mood I decided to make this month’s Blind I Says GO! all about the raps! Well, mostly about the raps. Amidst songs featuring Lupe Fiasco, Madlib, Kidz In The Hall, Curren$y, Mikkey Halsted, Co$$, Blu, Styles P, Freddie Gibbs, Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane, Tabi Bonney, Dom Kennedy, Gilbere Forté, Pac Div, Stalley, and Martin & Malcolm, there’s a bit of soul in this mix compliments of Spree Wilson, Esthero, and some unreleased EARLY production from Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes for a R&B singer named Mike E. who was produced by Teddy Riley back when the Neptunes duo was ghost-producing for the legend. If that ain’t enough to get you excited to download this I don’t know what is. So without further ado, partake! Track listing after the jump.
- 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
- Mary on VIDEO: KARRIEM RIGGINS – SUMMER MADNESS
- Smallfirmsbigopportunity.com on DEF SOUND- OOOOOH!THEE.BITCHTAPE.
- eyluba on ADD US ON LAST.FM!
- A CONCERNED NIGGA on BLIND I PRESENTS THE NEPTUNES – DECEMVIR
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- best loan offers on DEF SOUND- OOOOOH!THEE.BITCHTAPE.
- matcha green tea on JAY ELECTRONICA F/ DIDDY-THE GHOST OF CHRISTOPHER WALLACE
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