Hip-Hop R&B Rap

REMIX: Frank Ocean – Pink Matter ft OutKast

In case you missed it on Friday, Frank Ocean managed to do what every hip-hop fan has been pining for: wrangle Big Boi and 3 Stacks on the same track. “Pink Matter” was already one of the standout cuts from my favorite album of the year, but Big’s slick wordplay only enhances the cut. Stream […]

Hip-Hop Rap

New Big Boi – Shutterbug

The ink is still drying on Big Boi‘s newly signed Def Jam contract, but that didn’t stop him from dropping a brand new single. See below for “Shutterbug”, the next great song off Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty. Definitely has a Speakerboxxx feel to it. Big Boi – Shutterbugg (via 2dopeboyz, […]


10 Albums I Can’t Live Without

Whitney over at Pop Candy was calling for reader lists of “10 Albums You Can’t Live Without“. Albums that maybe aren’t critically the best of all time, but records that if you were stranded on a desert island (for some reason, I kept think of the island on “Lost”) you’d have to have. My list […]

Hip-Hop remix

QUIX: Spottieottiedopaliscious Remix

QUIX is back.  After crafting one of my all time favorite mash-ups (“Hustlin’ Kids” off Mashed Up 3), he went ahead and remixed one of my favorite songs of all time in any genre, OutKast’s “Spottieottiedopaliscious”.  The slick track from Aquemini still oozes with all the funk Organized Noize gave it, but QUIX gives it […]

Mash-ups remix

Illinoize: The Remix Tape

Disclaimer: I almost didn’t write about this artist, because I saw it 3 other places, but I realized people who read this blog, may not read the same ones I do.  Blogging is very much like word of mouth and similar to that form of communication: most people only go to those of influence they […]


Big Boi & Vonnegutt Preview "Sir Lucious Leftfoot"

I’ve liked everything I’ve heard so far off Big Boi‘s solo, Sir Lucious Leftfoot . “Royal Flush” was by far, one of the best hip-hop songs of last year and made OutKast fans pine further for a reunion.  I also like how on “Ringtone”, Big Boi opted for talk box, when everyone else is doing […]

Hip-Hop Q & A

JayeL Audio Q & A with Kyle Lucas: Part 2

As promised, below is the 2nd half of the Kyle Lucas interview.  Be sure to check out all of the mixtapes mentioned.  They are all free and worth multiple listens.  Also, pick up Vonnegutt‘s The Vice Nine EP.  Its not exactly new, but it is great (especially “Bright Eyes” and “On My Side”) and should […]