Rappin Ass Thursdays #4

Posted on Jun 25th, 2009 by Nick Catchdubs

Sadly kicking off the fourth week of Rappin Ass Thursday’s with the news that Michael Jackson has passed away. Here’s an appropriate tune from The Finisher featuring yet another king who is no longer with us.

Mister Cee – “Where Brooklyn At (MJ Right Here Mix)” [mp3]

Rest in power! New tunes from the Snowman, Jacka, Daytona & Bun B, and Curtiiiiiiis after the jump. Read More

Young (Juke) Money, Bay-bay!

Posted on Jun 24th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Young Money’s hit “Every Girl” is inescapable on the radio in NYC (and most likely where you live too) this summer, and while we more than agree with the moral of the song, hearing Wayne and Drake every ten minutes gets to be a little much – enough is enough! Fortunately DJ Gant-Man saves the day with a clever remix that keeps the tune fresh and jukin. Enjoy!

“Every Girl (Gant-Man Back It Up Juke Mix)” DIRTY [mp3]
“Every Girl (Gant-Man Back It Up Juke Mix)” CLEAN [mp3]

Check Gant out if you’re in Chicago tonight or Paris this Friday (and be sure to wish him a happy birthday!) and cop his Fool’s Gold single “Juke Dat Girl” on iTunes or Beatport.

Thunderheist – Nothing 2 Step 2 (Sammy Bananas Remix)

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2009 by Sammy Bananas

Thunderheist – Nothing 2 Step 2 (Sammy Bananas Remix) [MP3]

Another week, another epic remix from your man Sammy B! (why do I give all this stuff away??)  Thunderheist is a Toronto duo on Big Dada who are currently on tour for forever in support of their newly released, self-titled album.  Grahm is a beast on the boards and Isis is one hell of a live performer (secretly she can really rap her ass off too.)  I had a blast making this one so cop, pop and rock.

Wale x 9th Wonder x Nick Catchdubs “Back To The Feature” Mixtape

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Back To The Feature, the third mixtape collaboration between FG’s Catch and DC’s Wale dropped this past Friday, racking up almost 50,000 downloads over the weekend. Hiyo!

Grab it for free and get your rap on with a galaxy of guest MCs (hence the title) and production from 9th Wonder (duh), Mark Ronson, up and comers like Mikey Mike and more. Tracklist after the jump, download Wale x Catch 100 Miles & Running and Mixtape About Nothing while you’re at it!

Update: the fine folks at RCRD LBL put up a direct download and handy streaming player for the mix.

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Rappin Ass Thursdays #3

Posted on Jun 18th, 2009 by Nick Catchdubs

Psyched about this week’s edition because it features a lot of tunes I haven’t really seen get much shine on the usual internet channels – which is exactly what I wanted this column to showcase (as opposed to my two cents on, like, “Death Of Autotune.” No shots…)

Hit the jump for new Bone Thugs & Harmony, TI, Camp Lo, Killer Mike, DJ Deadeye and Friends, Bounceback, and – just because – a dancehall song. Read More

DJ Sneak vs Kid Cudi

Posted on Jun 17th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

If you’ve been out to check OG “house gangster” DJ Sneak at the clurrrb any time this past year, you probably noticed a thumping new mix of “Day ‘N’ Nite” bumping out of the speakers. Well, turns out it’s Sneak’s personal creation, and we’re happy to share it with y’all today.

“Day ‘N’ Nite (Sneak Bang Acido Mix)” [mp3]

For more Sneak on Fool’s Gold, pick up Laidback Luke & A-Trak’s “Shake It Down” vinyl / digital single for his epically groovy “Sneak’s Shaken Beats” mix.

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Kingdom “Mindreader” Coming Soon!

Posted on Jun 15th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

The newest addition to the FG family is Brooklyn’s Kingdom, who’s debut single “Mindreader” featuring Shyvonne will be out soon, backed by some cra-zee remixes and b-side heatrock “You.” (and along with the Fool’s Gold 12″ and digital single, our pals at Acephale will be dropping an extra-limited 7″ version!)

More on this talented gent and his upcoming release in a bit – meanwhile, get familiar courtesy of this DJ mix for Lower End Spasm and his recent blogsclusive Black Box remix. You can also catch Kingdom’s UK club debut return at Night Slugs this Friday (6.19) going down at Egg in London (more dates at his MySpace).

Rappin Ass Thursdays #2

Posted on Jun 11th, 2009 by Nick Catchdubs

For this weeks edition we got new joints from Jadakiss with a reunited Ruff Ryders, Clipse, DJ Quik & Kurupt, and Tum Tum. Zilla! Read More

Treasure Fingers vs NASA + Friends

Posted on Jun 11th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Fresh from the Squeak E Clean promo empire comes this Treasure Fingers remix of NASA’s “Gifted” featuring Santigold, Lykke Li and Kanye West. It’s a fun one! Grab it here, along with a radio edit for the on-air deejays.

“Gifted (Treasure Fingers Remix)” [mp3]

“Gifted (Treasure Fingers Remix)” RADIO EDIT [mp3]

Cubic Zirconia “Fuck Work (Nacho Lovers Remix)”

Posted on Jun 10th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Head over to Discobelle to grab the Nacho Lovers remix of “Fuck Work” by new NYC combo (and sake bar superstars) Cubic Zirconia. Housey!