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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