On the 20th anniversary of The Pharcyde’s Labcabincalifornia Chris Read has put together album tracks, remixes and original samples into a seamless mix for Waxpoetics. A variety of producers worked on the group’s sophomore album but it is most revered and remembered for being one of J.Dilla’s best moments.
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Run The Jewels recently released the remixes of their 2014 Run The Jewels 2 album which utilized cat sounds. The project was done as a dare on Kickstarter and the band promised to make the album for $40,000 and donate all proceeds to the families of Michael Brown Jr. and Eric Garner. Several producers got involved in the remixes including Prince Paul, The Alchemist and Just Blaze. As an added bonus to the project, Just Blaze is giving away a download of his drum sample kit he used in the early 2000’s. You can download Just Blaze’s drums here and you can download Meow The Jewels here.
Junglepussy’s Pregnant With Success is out now and she says it is a dedication to mothers and “to anyone who’s ever planted a seed, to anyone who’s ever created something, to anyone who’s ever waited patiently for something to come into fruition.” Shy Guy handles most of the production again and you can stream it before grabbing it at iTunes.
Is Prince right about the internet stopping artists from becoming wealthy?
Is Joss Stone’s comment about “cultural appropriation not being an issue” correct?
Does it matter that a white man was cast to play Martin Luther King Jr. in the Kent State production of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop?