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Tuesday
Jul042017

YehMe2 Presents: STMT 2

If you followed YehMe2's 'Beat A Day' challenge, you've had a preview at what music was coming when Steal This Mixtape 2 finally hit.  The creative, challenging initiative showed off the impeccable style, and undeniable skill of YehMe2.  Now we've got the best of that collection of tracks, 28 in total and it's nothing short of incredible. 

According to the man himself, this project was created to sound like YehMe2's music collection on shuffle, only with one catch.  Each track is a YehMe2 remix, and the styles are so varied it's hard to believe that one artist can make it happen so naturally.  STMT 2 includes tracks from Selena, Chance the Rapper, and Tool.  That should give you an idea of what to expect...

Anything.

 

 

Monday
Jun192017

Munchi - Bek Den Bo Block

 

We couldn't possibly do this absolute monster of a tune justice, so we're gonna let the man himself explain it ... This is an essential play and read, check it out!

 

via Munchi on Soundcloud:

Fuck bro, it's fucking amazing to see shit evolving once again. Got me feeling like a Pokemon master n shit. This variation of Moombahton / Afro that is really popular here in Holland (read; destroying clubs/charts the last 2 years) is interlinked with everything. Who would've thought that the tresillo rhythm would be accepted in this manner?! I mean nowadays even Enrique Iglesias on the radio getting pretty on Reggeton, still wanting to be a hero for the bb's and shit. But I ain't talking about that shit - it's what's happening here tho. When I made the Trap Bubbling mixtape a couple of years ago, this was exactly what I was hoping for. Trap vocals on top of them Bubbling beats. I'm smiling while fucking typing this, since on top of that rhythmwise what's "the beat" that is being used on every single one of these tracks, ain't even Bubbling. Matter of fact, this type of beat reminds me of the Reggeton beats of early 2000.

In Korsou you also had the Reggeton poppin, but the only difference was that they also had the heavy influence of Bubbling. I never really considered it to be Reggeton, since it was in it's own league. I mean, they followed the Reggeton trends and all of that, but always with their own melaza added to this rhythm. Fast forward to today and you got the Afro shit poppin. So you got those 2 sides being merged and create what is the sound that is destroying the lyfe over here. It's straight up the same shit you hear in the clubs as an actual track, defining it without overpolishing and fu-pop-cking it up.

YESSSSSSS. #thatwhisperedreallyheartfeltYESwhenyoujustgotagoodgrade

Finally rappers seem to get the sound, skipping the entire hands-high-super-glittery-buildup-with-pretty-chords-while-in-jesus-pose bullshit. Life's good. Man I remember that I was being told this bullshit years ago; "Yeah this is great - but you need to add some chords and pop vocals". For the ones who know my unreleased shit - he was talking about "Tempo Got My Back". Bro that sample was by a dude that was in jail like 10 years for the shit he rapped. You had to see the look on my face yo lol!

So in a sense this lineage has Bubbling written all over it, so what is cooler than - adding even more Bubbling to it lol! The thing is that I made this shit in a Trap Bubbling context with Antillean Reggeton and Papiamentu Rap in mind. Then in some weird turn of events recently the Moombahton / Afro rhythm popped off. Beautiful shit man. So I got the fam on the vocals to top it off and add to the lyfe. So s/o to the old, s/o to the new, s/o to Korsou producers, s/o to the Afro producers, s/o to the newskool Moombahton producers, s/o to the Korsou influences, s/o the fam. You know all is included in the track, so hope you like it! We out here <3

Wednesday
Apr262017

VIDEO: Yellow Claw, Lil Debbie & Juicy J "City On Lockdown"

Lil Debbie and Yellow Claw take over the city in the new video for "City On Lockdown" from Los Amsterdam.  Juicy J's appearance is a welcome surprise, putting a pretty unique twist on what is already a creatively executed video.  Lil Debbie runs shit in the video, just like on the track.  The video was shot in Los Angeles and directed by Frank Telli.   

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Monday
Jan092017

DJ Chuckie & Silvio Ecomo - Moombah (Afrojack Rmx - Munchi's Shoutout To Naffie VIP)

 This is an absolute anthem, and Munchi has always been known for smashing it out of the park 100% percent of the time. A lot of the big names right now got their styles from tunes like this. And rightly so, it continues to be a complete game changer.

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Friday
Jun172016

Keys N Krates - I Know U (KRNE Remix)

Just in time for the weekend, Oakland beatsmith KRNE drops his spectacular remix of 'I Know U' from Toronto heavyweights Keys N Krates. The whole thing is a recipe for a great time.

Make sure you peep this one!