This Jay-Z track leaked today courtesy of DJ Clue. It's an old sounding Timbo beat, lots of percussion and a nice bounce. Cool track, apparently from Blueprint 3? If so id be surprised... but who knows. Enjoy it either way!
MTV News says it's an old unreleased joint not new material.
I just got news of Akai's latest MPC, the 5000. "Wow a new MP!! and its big! Cool!!". At first glance the dopest new features seem to be the 8 track hard disk recorder, which you can use to record your separated tracks inside the box before exporting them to your computer for mixing. [This is the shit for me, cos I hate tracking my beats out of the old MPC2KXL... it's a slow process tracking 2 at a time through my soundcard and I can never get the midi sync to work properly.] Plus there's the addition of a 22 Voice Virtual Analog Synth. This will surely be handy when you wanna add a bass line or synth parts to sampled beats. But I'll reserve judgement on how useful it really is until I hear all the sounds it can make. A major addition I was expecting to see was more sophisticated computer/DAW integration. Why can't I use the MPC as a plug-in instrument and external midi controller with the MP's hard drive accesible via firewire?? Obvious shit if you ask me. And that's one major oversight that could have taken this machine from "wow thats cool" to "I must have one of these". I mean USB 2.0? Come on! Im gonna be tracking all my beats inside the box and exporting it all via USB, or burning a CDR? Hopefully it works fast, other wise no points for Akai on that one.
I could go on for days discussing the pros and cons but I'll wait til I get my hands on one for further analysis. For now watch the video below and learn a bit more about this bad guy. [And ponder in amazement as to why they use a synth based/dance music composition to demonstrate the features of a machine that is synonymous with hip-hop!]
This is the official artwork for D. Dot's 90's mixtape (part 1 drops on monday!). He posted this on his blogsite yesterday and theres a really interesting blurb about the tape and the inspiration behind it too. Go over there and have a read. Chur.
Word is that my man David Dallas has a bunch of new material, including a 90's Rap themed mixtape and some new solo songs, ready to drop! The mixtape will be leaked in installments on daviddallas.co.nz over the next 2 weeks, starting on monday 28th Jan. You can even subscribe to his podcast and get the episodes that way too. And of course its all free. Mean.
The return of David Dallas fka Con-Psy aka half of the duo Frontline has been much anticipated. And somethin tells me its been worth the wait ;)
Dental hygiene is important and a persons appearance is their own business but my only question is why did he choose to do that now? Surely he coulda got the work done with his FIRST royalty check?? ha.
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Check Track 7 on PNC's Rookie Card album and you will find a song entitled 'Dead Pioneers'. The title is a play on words referencing the common american slang term for money (and Jay-Z song title) 'Dead Presidents'. Of course in New Zealand not all the iconic faces gracing our currency belong to deceased individuals. Up until recently Sir Edmund Hillary and The Queen of England have both been amongst the living! So... was the title of PNC's song simply a careless oversight? Or was it an eerie prediction of grim future events?!?!? You be the judge! For now we can only wait and wonder... could the Queen be next?
Urban Dictionary’s website defines the term as the following: “when you ejaculate on a girls back then put a blanket on her so when she stands up the blanket sticks therefore making her look like she has a cape.”
I am MEGA late on this but LMAO anyway...
UPDATE: courtesy Urban Dictionary.com "Crank Dat: Crank dat refers to the act of masturbation, as indicated by the lyrics "watch me "crank dat" soldier boy then superman that hoe" ie; Watch me crank dat soldier boy then superman dat hoe...OR...watch me masturbate my erect penis then ejaculate on this promiscuous woman's back before sticking a sheet to the soiled spot on her back causing an eventual cape-like effect."
Some of you would have seen this on tv already but Im putting it up for everybody who hasnt. I reckon this shit is gangsta! If you havnt heard Tiki's album "Past, Present, Future' yet then i highly recommend you go grab it, its definitely worth the cash.
What up peoples. I went over my cap again with Xtra but this time they have stopped my broadband completely! I should be back on by the 9th apparently. So hold tight til I get that sorted and commence with the new years blogging. Hope your holidays have been grand.