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Discogs Mix 45 – DJ Misbehaviour

DJ Misbehaviour

In 1990, Misbehaviour firmly planted her roots within the essence of London’s club culture and made her mark at premier venues Hanover Grand and Subterania, (both winners of the prestigious MOBO Awards for best club). Based in NYC, Misbehaviour has performed at Verboten, Output, Brooklyn Bowl, Santos Party House and The Roxy. In the summer, she is one of the main DJs in Central Park […]

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An Interview With Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey

Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey

At nearly exactly 10 years after his passing, Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey will be presenting The Second Annual J Dilla Weekend festival in Miami, FL. From February 5th to 7th 2016, the festival celebrates the life and work of James Dewitt Yancey, more commonly known as Jay Dee, and more commonly that that, J Dilla. […]

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An Interview With Slum Village

An Interview With Slum Village

From February 5th to 7th, J Dilla’s mother, Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey will be presenting the second annual J Dilla Weekend festival in Miami, FL. In addition to performances by Black Thought, Bun B, Jay Electronica, DJ Premier, Slum Village, 9th Wonder, D.I.T.C. luminaries Diamond D and A.G., Royce Da 5’9”, Blu & Exile, Rapsody, […]

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Record Store Day 2015: Lowend91’s Vinyl Scores

I went out on Saturday afternoon, a little later than I would have liked to, but I DJ’d on Friday night and I was up til’ about 4 am. So I needed sleep, not to mention I’m not a very big fan of lines or crowds. I only found one RSD release on my list. […]

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Fave 5 – J-Zone

In this installment of our Fave 5 artist spotlight series, Hip-Hop musician and rapper J-Zone breaks down his 5 Most Inspirational Drummers. For those that follow J-Zone on Twitter or have read his many features on sites such as egotripland, it’s a well known fact that not only is J a pro behind the boards, […]

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Fave 5 – Slimkid3

Next up in our Fave 5 artist spotlight series is one of Hip-Hop’s most well rounded artists: rapper, singer, producer, and DJ, Slimkid3! Tre Hardson aka Slimkid3 began his career in the entertainment world as a dancer. After making numerous TV appearances, most notably on In Living Color, Tre became best known for being a […]

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Fave 5 – 45 King

We’re keeping our Fave 5 series moving with an entry from another classic Hip-Hop producer; this time with the one and only 45 King! Mark James aka The 45 King began DJing and making beats in the mid ’80s. If you’re reading this profile, you can probably guess why his chosen moniker is the 45 […]

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Fave 5 – Diamond D

Next up in our occasional artist spotlight series, Fave 5, is the legendary Hip-Hop producer, MC, and DJ Diamond D! Originating from the birthplace of Hip-Hop, the Boogie Down Bronx, Diamond D‘s introduction to the music world came in 1989 as the production side of his group Ultimate Force. Soon thereafter, he would embark on […]

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Fave 5 – K-Def

Welcome to the first in an occasional artist spotlight series: Fave 5, where we’ll be checking out a quick rundown of five favorite records in a recording artist’s collection. Setting off the series is one of the unsung heroes of the Hip-Hop production world: K-Def. Hailing from New Jersey, getting his start under the tutelage […]

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