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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Dag Savage (Exile & Johaz) feat. Cashus King – What Makes A Muthaf*cka [Audio x Download]

After 2 mixtapes and a classic album, producer extraordinaire Exile and mic smith, Johaz drop a song from their upcoming 4th project (Volition) as DAG SAVAGE aka DAG SAV called “What Makes a Muthafucka”. Released via Exile’s Dirty Science label. This song shows what makes Johaz so damn fresh or rather what makes him a force to be reckoned with, along with a hard menacing production from Exile and fellow DS CREW mate Cashus King, who supports his crew with a hook and crazy acapella verse at the end. Stay tuned for whats to come from these cats, and be sure to catch them on the road if you are in Europe this February 2017.

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Exile & Sirplus – A Dirty Science Christmas To You [Mixtape]

“In the spirit of Christmas I decided to make this gift to you, 9 original Christmas beats from me and co-host Sirplus. We cooked up this beat and this mix in only 10 days. Also enjoy a free stream of my new album “Dystopia” by Emanon with long time partner in crime Aloe Blacc, but he’s rapping & killing it. Happy Holidays!” – Exile

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Emanon (Aloe Blacc & Exile) – Dystopia [Album Stream]

Exile and Aloe Blacc have been making music together for many years. The 2 began experimenting with Hip Hop when Aloe was only 16 and Exile 17 with no more than a 4 track tape recorder, turntable and a microphone. Building a fan base pre internet selling tapes on the streets all over the CA southland, eventually reaching the world. The 2 have released many underground tapes and vinyl through out the years and ears of many. The 2 have made many classics with each other but more note worthy when the two began to work on there own. Most people do not know Aloe blacc began as a rapper since his Stones Throw release “Good Things” and number one smash “The Man”. Mean while Exile laying the foundation of new West Coast classics with Dirty Science crew mates, Blu and Exile, “Below the Heavens”, Fashawn’s “Boy meets World”, and countless production credits from Snoop Dogg, Whiz Khalifa to Big Sean. The two have remained friends and continued to collaborate together, but is not til now the combination bares the fruit of a new album. A look into the darker side of Aloes mind of poetry and lyrical mastery, with Exile behind the production to bring you a modern classic “Dystopia”.

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TrackBlasters Radio: 12.10.16

Da Wednesday Underground Flava – Underground & Old School Tunes Non-Stop Host: DJ P.R. Heavy hit after heavy hit! Press play and enjoy. Record Of The Day: The Game – I Grew Up On Wu-Tang Playlist NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge) – Get Bigger/Do U Luv The Game – The Juice The Game – The Soundtrack Dr. Dre feat. Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar, Marsha Ambrosius & Candice Pillay – Genocide Cold 187um feat. Ice Cube & The D.O.C. – Legacy Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad feat. Method Man – Bulletproof Love Banks & Steelz feat. Method Man & Masta Killa – Point Of View Wu-Tang Clan feat. Kool G Rap – Rivers Of Blood **Record Of The Day** The Game – I Grew Up On Wu-Tang Wu-Tang Clan – C.R.E.A.M. De La Soul – Royalty Capes Mr. Lif & L’Orange – 5 Lies About The World Outside Earl Sweatshirt – Balance Dag Savage feat. ADAD & CashUs King – All My People Isaiah Rashad – Brenda Download here (right click and save as…)

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