Video for “Never Catch Me” by Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar is easily the best video of the year

So far the buzz surrounding Kendrick Lamar’s latest release “i” is pretty good, but let’s talk about Flying Lotus for a minute. Steven Ellison a.k.a Flying Lotus, has been on the hip hop/experimental neo-soul plain, for quite sometime. He’s worked with everyone from the experimental rock band Battles  to Erykah Badu and now he can addContinue reading “Video for “Never Catch Me” by Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar is easily the best video of the year”

The Magic Cube’s latest EP “I Hate Them” hits hard

British born EDM producer Kevin Tye a.k.a The Magic Cube, is one hell of a busy man these days. In addition to finishing his palatial home studio (ground zero for his Critical Imprint Label), he’s been doing remixes for Arizona dance artists Miss Krystle, and he, most recently, teamed up with Zak Hughes on theContinue reading “The Magic Cube’s latest EP “I Hate Them” hits hard”

MITNG’S Videos of the Week

KATE BOY- THE WAY WE ARE This group really is one of those matches made in heaven. With Kate Hurst on vocals and Swedish song writing/production team Rocket Boy (Hampus Nordgren Hemlin, Oskar Sikow Engström, and Markus Dextegen) backing her up, I use that term lightly, Kate Boy continues to astound. Seems they are goodContinue reading “MITNG’S Videos of the Week”

MITNG’S Videos of the Week

Action Bronson– Strictly for my Jeeps I saw the featured rapper Riff Raff in a recent interview on Pitchfork and although I think he’s full of shit, I think he’s a genius. As for Action Bronson, this is the first time I’m been downwind of this cat and for doo doo rhymes he’s not badContinue reading “MITNG’S Videos of the Week”

Checkout MC Frontalot’s hilarious Voltron-esque video “I’ll form the head”

Cooler heads can’t prevail in this hilarious video that begs the question “Who decides who’s going to be the head?”. Brooklyn based via San Francisco, Nerd Core hip hop artist MC Frontalot has added a new classic to his geek-tastic repertoire and it’s outstanding! To be honest, this is the first time I’ve even hearingContinue reading “Checkout MC Frontalot’s hilarious Voltron-esque video “I’ll form the head””

Brooklyn hip hop artists Joey Badass featuring Chuck Strangers in “Fromdatombs”

Here’s the new video for “Fromdatombs” by Joeybadass featuring Chuck Strangers. The track is totally reminiscent of 90’s hip hop and is a breath of fresh air. This track was originally featured on the Joey Badass’s Mixtape 1999, which was received with mixed reviews, but most of the critics agree “Fromdatombs” was the best trackContinue reading “Brooklyn hip hop artists Joey Badass featuring Chuck Strangers in “Fromdatombs””

“LIFE IS GOOD” FOR NAS’S NEW ALBUM

  In the nineties I shy’d away from NAS, choosing instead to stick with my suburban friendly hip hop like Tribe, The Pharcyde and The Beastie Boys. I feared that real street sound cause I couldn’t relate to it. Never stopping to notice that what he was saying wasn’t too far from what I wasContinue reading ““LIFE IS GOOD” FOR NAS’S NEW ALBUM”

THE HISTORY OF THE THE ROLAND TR 808

Maybe not so much now, but back in the day it was an honor to reference the Roland TR 808 beat machine in your song (Beastie Boys-License To ILL). During the eighties and nineties the 808 was God. The low end you got was immediately recognizable to anyone who listened to hip hop. Living inContinue reading “THE HISTORY OF THE THE ROLAND TR 808”

Kool A.D. “La Pinanta” VIDEO

Love Das Racist, their camp constantly delivers that level of hip hop that’s just intelligent. One member of the Brooklyn based group, Victor Vasquez a.k.a Kool A.D, has just released the video for La Pinanta from his solo album 51 Mixtape. Wish I could tell you I’ve listened to the whole thing, but I haven’t andContinue reading “Kool A.D. “La Pinanta” VIDEO”

TRAILER FOR “AESOP ROCKS” NEW ALBUM WONT LET SLEEPING CATS LIE.

Innovative hip hop artist Aesop Rock shows his soft side and demented side in this trailer for his new album SKELETHON that drops July 10th. Aesop Rock has never been short of words. His topics have traveled zombie themes to stories of interstellar travel. Yep just another hip hop artist with a.d.d., but I love meContinue reading “TRAILER FOR “AESOP ROCKS” NEW ALBUM WONT LET SLEEPING CATS LIE.”