FS Green released his latest project Gowtu this week. The songs are inspired by the country and culture of Surinam, hence the title ‘Gowtu’, or ‘Gold’ in Surinamese.
Oldie but goldie: On Cornerstone Mixtape #139 Young Guru definitely doesn’t disappoint. He hits us with music from Lupe Fiasco, The Game f. Lil Wayne, Pete Rock & Smif-N-Wessun, Pill f. Wale & Teedra Moses, The Kid Daytona & Action Bronson, Terrace Martin f. Snopp Dogg & J. Black, Rapsody & More!!!
Gentleman called out DJ Ride to remix Heart of a Rub-a-Dub, with the dance floor in mind. Keeping true to Gentleman’s reggae vibes, Ride added his trademark, contemporary powerful electronic beats that meld into the roots of urban music. Check the outcome!
WhoSampled has teamed up with Mr Bongo to present this exclusive mixtape celebrating 40 years of the Incredible Bongo Band in sample based music: Original Bongo Band cuts alongside those who have sampled them from Sugarhill Gang and West Street Mob to Amy Winehouse, The Roots and Goldie via Kool G Rap, BDP and many more.
Kensaye brings the usual Hip-Hop, Soul & Randomness on his Ness Radio show.
Last week No Shame announced the full-length debut from Walking Shapes. The album is a fierce and eclectic ode to New York City. Walking Shapes meld driving guitars, intricate arrangements and visually evocative songwriting into stunning audio refractions on the city’s sonic landscape.