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Just found this live megamix peformance of Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def goodness:

Enjoy.

Dilla

Brotha O put together a great post on J Dilla’s legacy and significance to the world of music. Peep it:

Tru Skool Tuesday: Dilla Day.

And check out this nice tribute mix: http://www.mixcloud.com/thesouldojo/a-tribute-to-j-dilla/

Watching the Samurai Champloo DVD set the other day reminded me of how much I loved the show and the soundtrack. This short piece is dedicated to some of the ill producers like Nujabes (RIP) and Fat Jon that continually inspire with their lush sounds. Read the rest of this entry »

After a good night of grabbing some musica excelente I’m wrapping up with some fiyah by a Chi-town emcee named Just Jay:

My fave producer of late Tall Black Guy produces the above track and it’s something that’ll be in heavy rotation for the duration. If you like what you hear grab the brother’s free album, Living on Borrowed Beats.

…keep up the peace.

You said peace bluntly
from lips speaking burnt carnage
Empty words yield nil

Walking through dense meat
Pretending life not processed
Fertilizing dusk

Be who you is, not what they tell you to be.