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Now before I start getting hate for not supporting the new school, I’m still an enormous fan of Blu, I’m diggin on the homie below and there’s of course Curren$y.

I can’t quite put my finger on it yet, but this guy is dope.  The way he carries himself, his delivery, his writing, if he continues down this path he could totally end up being in a class alongside Mos, Kweli, Common, etc.  Hell, he’s already in a group with Mos and Jay Electronica (remember Center Edge Territory?…when the hell is that shit coming out!!)

Anyway, some new dopeness from Spitta produced by BluRoc (a.k.a. Ski Beatz). Get live.

CURREN$Y – ROLE MODEL

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I’ve been seeing a lot of hate round the web for this and I gotta say, I disagree in a massive way.   Aside from the fact that I’m a huge Mos Def fan, I’m even more of a fan of imagination and raising kids right.  A ton of you might see this as Dante tryin to pick up a cheque, which may be true, I can’t really speak for him.  But I know I can speak as an uncle to 3 baby girls and I know that Yo Gabba Gabba has gone out of their way to bring an eclectic group of incredible talent to the kids of today and hopefully inspire them to do something positive and creative.

Just like how Sesame Street and the Muppet Show were my first exposure to Buddy Rich and Paul Simon, Yo Gabba Gabba have exposed this new generation of kids to Biz Markie, Rahzel and Mos Def as opposed to the other nonsense they could be pimping out.

So quit hating and see the big picture.

More Mos in the mainstream.  Less Flo Rida.  That’s my word.

BONUS – SKI BEATZ – AERIALS Feat. STALLEY, CURREN$Y, WHOSANE, TERRI WALKER & MOS DEF

HHHTigers,

It’s Chinese New Year and I can’t feel my feet.  Do I smell movies?

24 HOUR KARATE SCHOOL


24 Hour Karate School you might remember, is the name of a track I posted a few weeks back that Mos Def did with Ski-Beatz.  Well not only was it the name of a dope song but it’s apparently the name of a dope album.  Ski-Beatz, along with Blakroc conceiver, Dame Dash are putting out a project featuring not only Pretty Flaco but Jay Electronica, Curren$y, Nikki Wray, Jim Jones and plenty more.  It’s kinda like another Blakroc, but instead of the Black Keys it’s Ski-Beatz.  I’m cool with that.  Here’s the trailer for the upcoming record from the Luchini Maestro.

BABU & DILLA

The world famous Dilated Junkie, DJ Babu makes a rare appearance on the blogs and tips his hat to the late greatest.  Featuring cameos from House Shoes, Alchemist and more, it’s a feel good type of thing.

POP LIFE & RACE MATTERS

It’s the IllDoc, J Smooth. Need I say more?

ME AND THIS JAWN

And since I missed it, a special lovers day offering from the Paid Dues President, an eighth of the Living Legends Crew and half of Felt, Murs.

MURS – ME AND THIS JAWN (NEFARIOUS! REMIX)

Relax in the rain and enjoy that bed.

Be well world.

Triple.
www.ppfhouse.com

HHHTaipei Bound,

I’m on my way back to the land of Stinky Tofu and Beetlenut!

Yes, the past 8 months here in Toronto have been phenomenal both personally and professionally (’09 has been the SHEEEEEIIIIT!)  but, it’s starting to get cold and I’ve quickly realized that I’m not built like that anymore.  Plus, I miss the shit outta my Taiwanese counterparts.  So, I’m gettin my hibernation on and goin to the island to throw parties with the best of the best and enjoy life.

However, as those of you who’ve flown overseas before know, I’m gonna be on a plane for like 2 months rendering this blog inactive for a little bit.  So today’s post is gonna be completely loaded with goodies to tide you over until I get back to some land.

So without further ado…

THE PROFESSIONAL

If there was ever someone you called a ‘professional emcee’, Black Thought should be the first person you think of.  At very least second.

Well, this unreleased goodie aptly titled ‘The Professional’ has just surfaced and it proves my point 300 times over.

BLACK THOUGHT – THE PROFESSIONAL

DOPE MAN

If you read this blog regularly, then you know I love Slum Village.

I don’t know what it is, but there are few, if any, albums that ever beat out Fan-Tas-Tic Vol. 2 on my playlist.  I still listen to that ish like it dropped last Tuesday, and I don’t foresee any slowing up.  Sure my favorite reincarnation of them is still the original trio, but Elzhi‘s contribution to the group should never be downplayed.  He’s an absolute monster.    Anyway, since today’s blog is LONG, I’ma keep this short (as possible). With one of Baatin’s last recordings before he passed, off the upcoming Villa Manifesto, I give you…

SLUM VILLAGE – DOPE MAN

**BONUS**

MICHAEL JACKSON – BUTTERFLIES (Dilla’s Players Remix)

R.I.P. Dilla & Baatin.

TIL IT DROPS

New Clipse!

I’m starting to get amped up…

CENTER EDGE TERRITORY

So I’m not sure if you’ve heard or not but HHHT faves Mos Def, Jay Electronica and current Hip-Hop blog darling, Curren$y (pictured below) have formed a new group called Center Edge Territory and have apparently already finished 6 songs?

Yeah.  Didn’t see that one coming, especially since Curren$y used to roll with Lil Weezy and that match up just seems odd to me.  However, homie can rap, so as long as there’s that, I’m cool.  Anyway, although nothing has leaked yet, here goes a little something from each member of this new underground powerhouse.

Jay Electronica, along with Ta’raach jump on this intergalactic dopeness from another HHHT favorite Sa-Ra Creative Partners.

SA-RA CREATIVE PARTNERS – LOVE CZARS II ft. JAY ELECTRONICA & TA’RAACH

And Curren$y does his thing over a Mos Def original.

CURREN$Y – BREAKFAST IN & OUT (Produced by Mos Def)

A LIVING LEGEND

Scarub, Luckyiam, Sunspot Jonz, Eligh, Bicasso, Aesop, Murs & The Grouch, or better known as West Coast’s current underground torchbearers, The Living Legends are the definition of paid dues.  Having completely built themselves up independently from scratch, there are few hip-hop artists who can rival what they’ve done in the underground and truthfully, there are few hip-hop artists, underground or mainstream that can generate the revenue they do because of the work they’ve put in and the independent route they’ve taken.  Now, at approximately a gazillion total releases, one of the Legends standouts, the Grouch returns with his latest effort ‘Eyes off the time’ and so far it sounds extra ill. Check the promo vid and DL below:

THE GROUCH – WHATEVER I SAY

MORE BLAKROC

And finally, I give you all the newest updates from the BlakRoc project.  Out in 6 DAYS!

BLAKROC EPISODE #9 – Feat. PHAROAHE MONCH

**BONUS** BLAKROC – DOLLAZ & SENSE ft. PHAROAHE MONCH & RZA

BLAKROC EPISODE #10 – Feat. NIKKI WRAY

BLAKROC – AIN’T NOTHIN LIKE YOU (HOOCHIE COO) Feat. MOS DEF & JIM JONES

That’s it for now folk.

Enjoy life…I’ll see you in a few.

Triple.
www.ppfhouse.com

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