Friday, December 24, 2010

#NewMusicFriday - 12/24/10 Edition


So it's Christmas Eve 2010 and I've got some presents for you... Yup, that's right - It's this week's edition of #NewMusicFriday! (the best new hip hop singles from the past week along with album recommendations and videos). Highlights this week include an incredible single from Seattle rapper Macklemore and his talented producer Ryan Lewis about a baseball announcer from their city "The Town". Also, check out "I Did It To Myself" by Ryu with a beat by Apathy that conjures visions of Charlie Brown Christmas. Very appropriate for this time of year. Stream the 9 songs below or download the whole bunch at the link up top. There's so much good hip hop coming out these days - you just have to know where to look to find it. The rappers and producers that I feature on #NewMusicFriday are keeping the genre alive and healthy. Bump this music and come back every week!

#NMF Songs
Doc Ish - She Did It Again (Feat. Crooked I And Billy Danze)
Family Business - Sunshine (Ft. Skeme & Coolroy)
Fashawn - In the Rain (Ft. Bravo & Grafik) (Prod. By Hecktik)
Joe Budden - Ordinary Love Shit Pt. 1
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - My Oh My
MindsOne - Break (Prod. Kev Brown)
Rapper Big Pooh - Zone Out
Ryu - I Did It To Myself (Prod. Apathy)
SonReal - Clap For Me (Prod. Chanes)

Video
SonReal - I Tried (Video)
-Canadian MC SonReal rapping over Asher Roth's "I Love College" beat - trying to wrap his head around the importance of individuality in rap music.


Albums That I've Copped In The Past Week
Big K.R.I.T. - Krit Wuz Here (2010)
Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot The Son Of Chico Dusty (2010)
Reflection Eternal - Revolutions Per Minute (2010)
yU - Before Taxes (2009)
SonReal - The Lightyear Mixtape (2010)
Joel Ortiz – Free Agent (2010)
MED – BangYaHead III Pt. 2 (2010)
Rakaa - Crown Of Thorns (2010)
Doc Ish - The First Treatment (2010)
Big Boi vs. The Black Keys – The Brothers Of Chico Dusty (Mashup) (2010)
Reek Da Villian - The Gift Mixtape (2010)

Enjoy the music. Hope to see you again soon (peep last week's #NewMusicFriday here). There might just be some best-of-the-year lists from yours truly next week...

4 comments:

  1. Whats up brotha...when is that 2010 compilation dropping? I got so spoiled and used to you dropping regular mixes and now it's been 2 weeks+ and I'm getting anxious!

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  2. I know! The whole "working" thing got my bogged down at the moment with crazy deadlines. Thanks for the comment. Can't wait until I get the free time to do this properly.

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  3. I understand, you gotta keep a roof over your head. Thanks for getting back to me so quick and I look forward to a time when you're more available to keep the site updated.

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  4. "I Love College" beat? Give credit where credit is due!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENXvZ9YRjbo

    (You know I love you)

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