At this point, the worldwide love for Missy Elliott is so strong she could recite her water bill and no one would bat an eye that I’d make it Song of the Day. Thankfully, she delivers a bit more than that on her verses on Jack Ü single, “Take Ü There.”
Kendrick Lamar responds to the criticism leveled at his comments about Ferguson with a new song called, “The Blacker The Berry.” The powerfully crafted song is as complex as the subject matter in question.
It’s no secret that I love a good remix. This time up we have Dr Dre & Snoop Dogg‘s “Nuthin But a G Thang” getting the funky remix treatment from Bruno Borlone & Boogie Mike.
These dudes (and ladies) can rap and rap and rap some more. Funky Four Plus One More’s “Rappin and Rocking the House” is one of my very favorites from the disco rap genre.
NYC-based producer Cousin Cole put together this “blizzard-themed selection last night for buildingbeats, an awesome NYC nonprofit.”
Chuck D. from Public Enemy is a living legend. And joining forces with De La Soul in this sick track “The People.”
Capitan Futuro has commissioned producer Tom Drummond for a world funk remix of “Oye Mami Ft Pedro Santana” to get the right dance floor moving.
Azealia Banks manages to draw from hip-hop’s past, as well as the cutting edge of dance music, flex some impressive lyrical chops and make a great pop record.
In the hands of Casual Connection, Salt ‘n’ Pepa’s classic jam, “Let’s Talk About Sex” gets beefed-up drums and an extended tease of an intro before that timeless chorus drops (and the hands go in the air).