Blu & Exile – In The Beginning: Before The Heavens [Album Stream]

10 years after Blu and Exile released their magnum opus “Below the Heavens”, the California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. “In the Beginning: Before the Heavens” contains previously heard songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault. Their third collaboration follows 2012’s “Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them”, and is slated for an October release. “In The Beginning: Before the Heavens” is made of up songs that are raw and untouched, keeping the authenticity of Blu and Exile’s creativity at the time. The album has guest appearances from familiar names like Dr. Oop, Donel Smokes, Aloe Blacc, and Blame One. While “Soul Provider”, “Another Day”, and “Party of Two” appeared on Blu’s “Lifted” EP, the majority of these songs showcase Blu rapping at his peak, maintaining his underground attitude as he dishes on reaching star status (“Constellations”), getting radio play (“On the Radio”), or opposing views in a problem-ridden world (“You’re Gonna Die Someday”). Exile, meanwhile, builds a golden hip-hop era feel with head-nodding samples and DJ scratches.

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Blu & Exile – On The Radio [Audio]

10 years after Blu and Exile released their magnum opus “Below the Heavens”, the California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. “In the Beginning: Before the Heavens” contains previously heard songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault. Their third collaboration follows 2012’s “Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them”, and is slated for an October release. “In The Beginning: Before the Heavens” is made of up songs that are raw and untouched, keeping the authenticity of Blu and Exile’s creativity at the time. The album has guest appearances from familiar names like Dr. Oop, Donel Smokes, Aloe Blacc, and Blame One. While “Soul Provider”, “Another Day”, and “Party of Two” appeared on Blu’s “Lifted” EP, the majority of these songs showcase Blu rapping at his peak, maintaining his underground attitude as he dishes on reaching star status (“Constellations”), getting radio play (“On the Radio”), or opposing views in a problem-ridden world (“You’re Gonna Die Someday”). Exile, meanwhile, builds a golden hip-hop era feel with head-nodding samples and DJ scratches. Stream “On The Radio” below and pre-order the LP here. October 20 is the date.

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Blu & Exile – Back To Basics [Audio]

10 years after Blu and Exile released their magnum opus “Below the Heavens”, the California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. “In the Beginning: Before the Heavens” contains previously heard songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault. Their third collaboration follows 2012’s “Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them”, and is slated for an October release. “In The Beginning: Before the Heavens” is made of up songs that are raw and untouched, keeping the authenticity of Blu and Exile’s creativity at the time. The album has guest appearances from familiar names like Dr. Oop, Donel Smokes, Aloe Blacc, and Blame One. While “Soul Provider,” “Another Day,” and “Party of Two” appeared on Blu’s Lifted EP, the majority of these songs showcase Blu rapping at his peak, maintaining his underground attitude as he dishes on reaching star status (“Constellations”), getting radio play (“On the Radio”), or opposing views in a problem-ridden world (“You’re Gonna Die Someday”). Exile, meanwhile, builds a golden hip-hop era feel with head-nodding samples and DJ scratches. In addition to releasing “In The Beginning: Before the Heavens” for their fans, Blu and Exile are continuing their celebration of “Below the Heavens” with a West Coast anniversary tour. After such a huge turnout for the duo’s Below the Heavens anniversary show at the Regent Theatre in L.A. in July, they decided to take the live experience on the road

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Blu & Exile – Constellations [Audio]

10 years after Blu and Exile released their magnum opus “Below the Heavens”, the California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. “In the Beginning: Before the Heavens” contains previously heard songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault. Their third collaboration follows 2012’s “Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them”, and is slated for an October release. “In The Beginning: Before the Heavens” is made of up songs that are raw and untouched, keeping the authenticity of Blu and Exile’s creativity at the time. The album has guest appearances from familiar names like Dr. Oop, Donel Smokes, Aloe Blacc, and Blame One. While “Soul Provider”, “Another Day”, and “Party of Two” appeared on Blu’s “Lifted” EP, the majority of these songs showcase Blu rapping at his peak, maintaining his underground attitude as he dishes on reaching star status (“Constellations”), getting radio play (“On the Radio”), or opposing views in a problem-ridden world (“You’re Gonna Die Someday”). Exile, meanwhile, builds a golden hip-hop era feel with head-nodding samples and DJ scratches. In addition to releasing “In The Beginning: Before the Heavens” for their fans, Blu and Exile are continuing their celebration of “Below the Heavens” with a West Coast anniversary tour. After such a huge turnout for the duo’s “Below the Heavens” anniversary show at the Regent Theatre in L.A. in July, they decided to take the live experience on the road

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TrackBlasters Radio: 03.02.17

Da Fat Friday Afternoon – The Official Soundtrack To Your Weekend Host: DJ P.R. Today’s show includes loads of brand new bangers from the likes of Thelonious Martin, Big Sean, Fabolous, Black EL, P.Reign, Vince Staples, Raekwon and more. Happy Friday, ya’ll! Record Of The Day: Raekwon – This Is What It Comes Too Playlist Thelonious Martin – Boujee Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert – Bad And Boujee Fabolous feat. Lil Uzi Vert – Goyard Bag Big Sean feat. Migos – Sacrifices Black EL – Vibez 061116 P.Reign – Prescription Vince Staples – BagBak Randy Reimer feat. Slaine – Roll Up Saga & Thelonious Martin feat. Fashawn – Yesterday Tragedy Khadafi feat. Grand Surgeon & DJ Madhandz – America (The Refix) Ill Camille feat Punch & Rose Gold – Sao Paulo feat Punch & Rose Gold 2 KXNG Crooked – Alternative Facts The Council feat. Tha God Fahim – Valhalla Doctrine **Record Of The Day** Raekwon – This Is What It Comes Too Dag Savage (Exile & Johaz) feat. CashUs King – What Makes A Muthafucka Prodigy – No Religion Download here (right click and save as…)

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