hip-hop

Song of the Day: Joe.D feat. Cool Cee Brown “Aaw Man, Homey”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Apr 18, 2014
Joe.D feat. Cool Cee Brown - Aaw Man, Homey

The title of this song is what the DC hip-hop community collectively sighed upon finding out that Akil Nadir (aka Cool Cee Brown) passed away last weekend.

Song of the Day: Kraftwerk “Computer Love”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Apr 07, 2014
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Seeing Kraftwerk at the 9:30 club this week reminded me how much I love “Computer Love”!

Song of the Day: Bam & Mr.Dero “On & On”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Apr 03, 2014
Dero On&on

It’s no secret that I love old school hip-hop. “On & On” from Bam and Mr. Dero definitely has that throw back feel on it that I love to hear.

Hip-Hop In The Pocket Live from The Kennedy Center

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Apr 01, 2014
DJ Stylus: Hip-Hop In The Pocket

I had the distinct pleasure of opening the 2014 One Mic: Hip-Hop Worldwide festival with a performance on The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage.

Song of the Day: De La Soul [feat. A Tribe Called Quest] “Sh.Fe.MCs”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Mar 26, 2014
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A lame attempt to reorganize my records this past weekend quickly devolved into an extended session of listening to forgotten gems hidden in my vinyl stash. One of my favorite De La Soul cuts, “Sh.Fe.MCs” was released on the rare promo-only Clear Lake Audiotorium EP in 1994.

Song of the Day: Digable Planets “Rebirth Of Slick (Altered Tapes Remix)”

Posted by: Rusty B
Mar 25, 2014
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This Altered Tapes remix of Digable Planets ups the BPMs, adds a moombahton-style beat, and just uses key parts of the vocals to and original samples to make for a dance floor shaker.

Song of the Day: House of Pain “Jump Around (Busta & Basement Freaks Bootleg)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Mar 18, 2014
HOPRemix

Busta & Basement Freaks give a nice moombahton / ghetto funk feel to “Jump Around,” ready to set off a dance floor!

Song of the Day: Dead Prez “Hip Hop (DJ Yamin’s Smokers Blend)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 14, 2014
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New Orleans’ DJ Yamin just released this blend of Triston Palmer’s dancehall classic “Joker Smoker” and Dead Prez’s “Hip Hop.” The result is a smoked-out version of a classic hip-hop tune.

New Qdup DJ Mix “Funk The World Vol 21″

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Mar 06, 2014
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Qdup returns with the 21st volume of the Fort Knox Recordings Monthly Funk The World Cloudcast. Free download!

Stereo Faith with Eric Hilton at U Hall this Saturday

Posted by: DJ Stereo Faith
Mar 05, 2014
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DJ Stereo Faith, along with DJ Dredd and Keenan Orr, open for Eric Hilton (Thievery Corporation/ESL Music) this Saturday at U Street Music Hall!

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