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J. Period – OutKast: ReFixed (Recorded Live) [Mixtape]

In honor of the 23rd Anniversary of “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik”, J. Period & Vibe Magazine pay tribute to Outkast with “OutKast: ReFixed”, a live DJ mix featuring classic Outkast and newly-minted J. Period remixes. Recorded live at Art Of Storytellin’ Brooklyn, “OutKast: ReFixed” is a clear reminder of why this duo will forever remain one of hip hop’s greatest groups. Re-imagining “B.O.B.” over “Panda”, “Art of Storytellin” over “Children’s Story”, “Skew It on the BBQ” over “Truffle Butter” and more, J. Period amplifies classic Dre and Big Boi verses in new musical contexts, illuminating their lyrical brilliance in a whole new way. Cement their status: Outkast are legends.

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J. Period feat. Black Thought, Posdnuos, Pharoahe Monch & Joss Stone – Rise Up! [Audio]

What does it mean to “RISE UP”? What does it mean to RESIST? Produced by J. Period, this epic single brings together an historic lineup of artists — Black Thought of The Roots, Posdnuos of De La Soul, Pharoahe Monch & Joss Stone — to explore the meaning of “resistance” and the state of our Union. Additional production and instrumentation from Stro Elliot (Playlist Retreat), Larrance Dobson (1500 Or Nothin, Kendrick Lamar, Timbaland) and Jesse Blum (Misterwives). “RISE UP” EP available May 2.

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J. Period feat. Rhymefest, Xzibit & Jesse Williams – Miranda (Rise Up) [Audio]

Embracing the role of music as a catalyst for healing and change, J.PERIOD joins forces with artist/activists including Jesse Williams, Rhymefest, Aloe Blacc, Joss Stone, Black Thought (The Roots), DJ Jazzy Jeff, Pharoahe Monch, Posdnous (De La Soul) and more for “RISE UP! Music Inspired by America Divided.” The first single “Miranda” features an introduction from actor/activist Jesse Williams, with rappers Rhymefest & Xzibit posing provocative questions about the state of our nation over a J.PERIOD-produced beat. “We’re pointing fingers at each other and we’re missing the point…” Rhymefest begins. Unity, not division, is the solution for what ails our country—a fitting message in honor of what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday earlier this week.

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TrackBlasters Radio: 18.05.15

Da More Fire Monday – The Correct Flava To Start Your Week Host: DJ P.R. Today’s show includes new heatrocks from El Da Sensei, Jadakiss, Mobb Deep, Russ and Ghostface Killah. Enjoy! Record Of The Day: Ghostface Killah feat. Raekwon & RZA – Return Of The Savage Playlist El Da Sensei feat. DJ Devastate & J57 – Show Stoppa (J57 Remix) Jadakiss – Two Curse Words Mobb Deep – Survival Of The Fittest (ESPN Remix) Russ – Lapped **Record Of The Day** Ghostface Killah feat. Raekwon & RZA – Return Of The Savage Raekwon feat. ASAP Rocky – I Got Money ASAP Rocky feat. Miguel, Rod Stewart & Mark Ronson – Everyday Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat – These Walls **J. Period & Black Thought – The Live Mixtape (JB Edition)** Download here (right click and save as…)

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J. Period & Black Thought: The Live Mixtape (James Brown Edition) [Mixtape]

For the latest installment in their amazing “Live Mixtape” series, J.PERIOD & Black Thought pay tribute to the Godfather of Soul with an incredible feat: an entire mixtape, recorded LIVE onstage… in one take! With J.PERIOD on the decks juggling JB breaks and exclusive remixes, Black Thought breathes 35 minutes of nonstop lyrical fire, proving once again why he remains one of the greatest to ever touch a mic. Download: J. Period & Black Thought: The Live Mixtape (James Brown Edition)

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2Pac – Dear Mama (J. Period Remix) [Stream]

In celebration of the groundbreaking new Broadway musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” J.PERIOD is pleased to announce HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME: REMIXED, the latest in his award-winning music-meets-narrative remix series, premiering Tuesday, June 24 at FADER.com and JPERIOD.com. Listen to the project’s first release above, a re-imagining of Pac’s classic tribute to his mother, produced by J.PERIOD.

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J. Period x Biggie – March 9th Revisited [Mixtape]

J.PERIOD & 1200Squad.com Present #MARCH9REVISITED, the third and final installment in this award-winning and critically acclaimed B.I.G. Remix Series. 17 years after the passing of one of hip hop’s all-time greats, J.PERIOD revisits the catalog of Brooklyn’s Finest to re-imagine classic B.I.G. verses over a diverse collection of tracks that speculate on what hip hop might be like if The Notorious was still around… The result is a non-stop collection of remixes over new and classic instrumentals from Nas, Jay Z, Fabolous, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, 2Chainz, Cam’ron, Busta Rhymes and more. Also includes J.PERIOD’s signature interview clips and personal insights from Puffy, Jay, Snoop, and B.I.G himself. Celebrate the life and music of the late great Frank White with #MARCH9REVISITED. BROOKLYN ALL DAY! Download: J. Period x Biggie – March 9th Revisited

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J. Period – Rage Is Back [Mixtape]

J.PERIOD presents #RAGEISBACK, the official music companion to the acclaimed new novel, Rage Is Back, by best-selling author Adam Mansbach. Paying tribute to hip hop culture and its birthplace, New York City, #RAGEISBACK brings together an all-star cast of icons & rising stars for a first-of-its-kind hip hop storybook in the spirit of classic book-and-record sets. Featuring exclusive new tracks from Common and Talib Kweli produced by J.PERIOD, freestyles from Black Thought, The Kid Daytona, Blu, Homeboy Sandman, Shad and more! With audio book narration by: GZA & Danny Hoch. Download link will be made available later today. Tracklist after the jump.

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Common – The Next Chapter (Still Love H.E.R.) [Audio]

J. Period is back at it again. The DJ/producer will release his forthcoming mixtape “Rage is Back” mixtape on Feb. 12. J. Period and Common join forces for the mixtape’s first single, “The Next Chapter (Still Love H.E.R.),” premiered exclusively here on The Juice. Listen below. The J. Period produced track continues where Common’s ’94 “Resurrection” classic, “I Used to Love H.E.R ” leaves off. “‘The Next Chapter (Still Love H.E.R.)’ celebrates the latest episode in my lifelong lyrical love-affair with hip hop,” Common says. “Concrete rose going through hos and flows/ On the paper chase I found out I was chose/ A fetish for clothes, success and blessin’ the hood/ The struggles of an MC progressing through the good,” he raps. J. Period’s “Rage is Back” celebrates NY Times best-selling author Adam Mansbach’s novel of the same title. “Rage is Back” is available in the iTunes bookstore and is currently one of Amazon‘s “Books of the Month.” via Billboard

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Zion I & J. Period – Bomb 1st [Mixtape]

As promised, the Dopehouse is proud to premiere Bomb 1st. A pre-cursor to the release of Zion I’s upcoming album Shadow Boxing on October 2nd. With Brooklyn’s J.Period on the mix, Zion I’s music is matched with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Curren$y, King Mez, Blu, Scarface, Nas and others. A perfect way to introduce the West Coast legends to those who have yet to experience their dope’ness. Download: Zion I & J.Period – Bomb 1st

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