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@ShabaamSahdeeq – “GMR” (Produced by J57)


Shabaam Sahdeeq drops "GMR" his lead single produced by J57 cuts by DJ Eclipse off "Timeless of The Collection" which will include hand painted covers by Shabaam for each track. Limited Edition "GMR" Prints and T shirts (50 each) are now available on his bandcamp. GMR prod by J57 cuts DJ Eclipse (Dirty) by SHABAAM SAHDEEQ @ShabaamSahdeeq

VIDEO: @Mr_VNova – “Free The Culture”

Brooklyn rapper V. Nova presents the Philly Spielberg-directed music video for "Free the Culture", the Crack Factory-produced new single from his mixtape Hidden in Plain Sight Volume 3: The New Commission (HIPS3). This follows the the video for "How it Is", "Smoke Break", "The New Commission" as well as "Abstract Art" featuring Smif-N-Wessun. One other HIPS3 single has also been released - "You Di...

@therealMICHANDZ feat. @GeneralSteele & @HakimGreen (@Beatminerz_IBC) – “Unrest (Playing For Next)”


This is a record that was born out of the necessity to contribute of the efforts to shine light on social and criminal injustices being imposed by the police and state activities here in the United States of America. Young black and minority men are being targeted as if hunted for sport, brutalized and far to often, executed on their neighborhood streets as if to say they are expendable or worth...

VIDEO: @djmodesty feat. @ShabaamSahdeeq – “Fools Gold”

French DJ/producer DJ Modesty brings us some boom-bap love with some self-directed visuals to another single from his Brooklyn Kings County mixtape. This go round, the track features Brooklyn's Shabaam Sahdeeq with a message to those on the come up. If you love hip hop, heed the word and stay true to its form. The mixtape is out now on Bandcamp. @djmodesty | @ShabaamSahdeeq

Oowop The Don feat. @tragedykhadafi, @SeanPrice & Kima Rocel – “Ink Pen”

Oowop The Don's new video, "Ink Pen" is part of his yet-titled project, which has infectious production, vivid song writing and a roster of impressive features to ensure listeners (and soon to be fans) get every minute that they are banking on when investing their time into this soon to be noted masterpiece. "Ink Pen" features appearances by Tragedy Khadafi, Sean Price & Kima Rocel. You may...

@SeanPrice & @rustejuxx – “All Time Great” (Produced by @BeatsByDomingo)


We already got a taste of what the Brooklyn beatsmith and legendary producer Domingo has in store for hip hop. Domingo's new project is actually a compilation of unreleased songs and beats he has produced over the years behind the boards entitled Sessiosn & Lessons. The album boasts a lineup of some of hip hop's elite legends such as Kool G Rap, KRS-One, Rakim, Channel Live, and many more. He ...

@PRODIGYMOBBDEEP feat. @CruzBlazinLI, @qbrapp & DJ Ninja – “The Script” (Produced by Dr. G)


This new single here is taken off the upcoming Blazin X Dr.G EP which will also feature Styles P and many more. Back on the block with that real shit is legendary Queensbridge rapper, Mobb Deep's own Prodigy. The song also features the Queensbridge representative Rap P along with Long Island's own Blazin. On the cuts is Dj Ninja Track while the mastermind behind the production is UK hip hop produc...

@NutsoPPM feat. @RasheedChappell – “Unda Ground”


Another artist contributing to bringing "boom-bap" back to the surface of today's generation of the hip hop culture. Queens artist Nutso and famed emcee Rasheed Chappell brings a merge of lyrical proportions for underground lovers with cuts from Chinch 33. From Nutso's Divided Soul album, out now on BandCamp. Divided Soul by Nutso @NutsoPPM | @RasheedChappell

VIDEO: @whoisjr & @pvdmusic feat. @shabaamsahdeeq & @eldasensei – “Vinyl Is Forever”

This post is dedicated to all of my DJs, vinyl collectors and enthusiasts, such as myself, everywhere. Vinyl Is Forever is paying homage to the greatest music physical format of all time AKA RECORDS!!! Vinyl!! WAX!!! CRATES!!! We truly are living the reality of working towards allowing our musical legacies to go beyond our years and vinyl will be the physical version that stands the test of time...

Respect The DJ: @djjoebodega

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For today's Respect The DJ post, I have a brief conversation with Bodega Cold Kutz Radio's DJ Joe Bodega, whose show you can hear Friday nights on G.I.D. Radio with J2thamar & Jay Drilla. Mika: How did you start Bodega Cold Kutz Radio? Bodega: It started in my house 5 years ago. I use to spin on live stream and people started to listen. Mika: How would you describe your first radio g...