Monthly archive April, 2011

Rest in Peace Keith “GURU” Elam – One year later, watch his Nephew’s tribute video, listen to DJ Premier’s Salute mix, and listen to Jay Electronica’s ill tribute joint

GURU – A video tribute to the legendary rapper Guru from inTOWN on Vimeo. http://hotfile.com/dl/114401892/755ac4c/01_Live_From_Headqcourterz_(Guru_Tri.mp3.html Jay Electronica – Jazzmatazz (Ft. Tone Treasure) A year ago today we lost one of the Golden Era’s formative MCs, Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal- Keith Edward Elam, Guru from Gangstarr. This was an immense loss for hip hop; MC Guru...

Percee P – The woman behind me (MadLib remix) video

The Bronx’s greatest speedrapper Percee P recently had his classic LP Perseverance remixed by none other than LA legend MadLib. ‘Lib pulled the break from the 1971 Freda Payne classic The road we didn’t take and flipped it different from how cats like RZA used it for the 8 Diagrams joint. A strong track with...

Life after Little Brother: Phonte releasing new LP produced by 9th Wonder

http://theurbandaily.com/music/theurbandailystaff2/phonte-to-release-debut-solo-album-on-6th-anniversary-of-the-minstrel-show/?omcamp=TUDV_taylp_bjtw Just days after sitting down with hiphopdx.com, 2 out of the 3 short-lived Little Brother members sat down with theurbandaily.com to announce that as a tribute to what was once North Carolina’s finest rap trio, Phonte and 9th are reuniting and recording a full length LP dropping on the sixth anniversary of The Minstrel...

Fatlip explains the process behind “Passin’ me by” – The song, and the video

QD3 Rewinds with Fatlip to get the background behind probably their greatest song ever, Passin’ me by. Fatlip shares some fantastic anecdotes and little-known facts about the track- like how Romye came up with the concept that Fatlip ironed out, how originally J-Swift planned to make two different songs out of what was eventually the...