A) A possible suicide jumper was talked down from a building across from where I work….by T.I.?!?!? Yea, that REALLY happened. I would say he doesn’t need to audition for “The Negotiator 2” anymore.
B) Kyle Lucas pays tribute to the late Guru with a freestyle over one of my favorite Gangstarr tracks, “Right Where You Stand”. Look for it on DJ Jelly & DJ Hotsauce’s new mixtape Nu Alley Catz and get ready for that Vonnegutt free mixtape Free.99.
Kyle Lucas – Right Where You Stand (freestyle)
C) Speaking of Gangstarr, DJ Premier helmed the boards for all of the Cipher at the BET Awards. Nahright has all for your viewing pleasure, but of course, the GOOD Music medley was the best. Big Sean was pretty impressive amongst that group.
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D) The Gilbere Forte’/Florence & the Machine post was pretty well received and his latest track, “Wake Up” is solid as well. Who knew Forte’ was born in Flinttown? Another reason you should follow his career.Gilbere Forte’ – Wake Up by gilbereforte
E) My inbox is over-flowing, but the stand out so far is mash-up artist Norwegian Recycling. His track “Miracles” is a professional concotion of 15 pop songs (ft Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Survivor and more) that makes for a great song. Get the mp3 and watch the accompanying video below.
Norwegian Recycling – Miracles
F) Two concerts are on my docket this weekend in Atlanta: Friday – Local Natives (tickets) and Saturday – Matt & Kim/Donnis (tickets) both at Masquerade. You should probably join…