Kev Brown, Masta Ace & MC Serch – Rap Is Outta Control Freestyle [Video]

This week’s episode of RIOC was full of Hip Hop legends with the likes of Masta Ace, MC Serch, and DJ Eclipse. Joined by the incredibly talented producer Kev Brown who played live beats throughout the show, the two emcees rocked over a Kev beat to end the show. Check out Masta Ace’s newest album, “The Falling Season“, produced entirely by KIC Beats.

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TrackBlasters Radio: 03.06.16

Da Fat Friday Afternoon – The Official Soundtrack To Your Weekend Host: DJ P.R. Happy Friday ya’ll! Record Of The Day: J. Lately – Munchies Playlist Pusha T feat. Jay-Z – Drug Dealers Anonymous **Record Of The Day** J. Lately – Munchies Skematics – Sex Superhero **DJ Kondor’s “Jazzy Hip Hop Influences Vol. 2” Mix** 3582 – Sound Imaging Jahi – Sweet Melody Cradle Orchestra – Soul Birds Cali Agents – The Anthem 9th Wonder & Pete Rock feat. Kev Brown – Always Himuki – Hold On Feat. Sene Exposition – My Story 9th Wonder & Buckshot feat. Keisha Shontelle – I Don’t Know Why Cunninlynguists feat. Masta Ace – Seasons Asheru & Blue Black – Soon Come Incise feat. The 49ers – In Love With Two Women 7L & Esoteric – Watch Me Dr. Oop feat. Aloe Blacc & Nucleus – What Chu Wanna Do? Johnny Five – Sex On The Beach Asheru & Blue Black – Soon Come (Koolade Remix) K-Otix – Love Song J Rawls feat. Jonell – Miss You Supersci – Ain’t No End Braille – Pour It Out Download here (right click and save as…)

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TrackBlasters Radio: 23.10.15

Da Fat Friday Afternoon – The Official Soundtrack To Your Weekend Host: DJ P.R. Today, DJ P (of Turntableast Crew) takes us on a trip down Memory Lane with his dope old school hip-hop set. Happy Friday, ya’ll! Enjoy. Record Of The Day: Back on Monday! Playlist **DJ P In Da Mix** Mr. Brown — Fireside (KingUnderground Records / 2015) Glad2mecha & ILL Treats — Growing up (HHV / 2014) House Of Pain — Word is bond Remix (feat. Diamond D) (Tommy Boy / 1994) Damu The Fudgemunk — (Redef Remix, Instrumental Version)(Redefinition Records / 2015) Kurious — Uptown shit (feat. The Constipated Monkeys) (Columbia / 1993) Organized Konfusion — Stress Remix (feat. Large Professor) (Hollywood BASIC / 1994) Cella Dwellas — Recognize N Realize (Loud Records / 1996) Lord Finesse — Galactic Soul (Makes The World Go Round) (Slice of Spice / 2015) Hassaan Mackey — What U Got (feat. Asheru, Grap Luva & Kev Brown) (Ill Adrenaline Records / 2014) Mad Skillz — The Nod Factor (Nick Wiz Remix) (Big Beat / 1995) Grand Agent — It’s Only Right (Groove Attack / 2001) J-Live — Longevity (Groove Attack / 1996) Homeliss Derilex — Critical Meltdown(Malvado Records / 1995) The Roots — Silent treatment (Da Beatminerz Mix) (DGE / 1995) Pings — Looking (KingUnderground Records / 2015) Channel Live — Mad Izm (Buckwild Remix) (Capitol Records / 1995) A Tribe Called Quest — Clap Your Hands (Jive / 1993) Large Professor — Opulence (Fat Beats / 2015) Pete Rock

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Beat Society L.A. Showcase 2004 w/ Jake One, Marco Polo, Kev Brown & DJ Rhettmatic [Stream x Download]

“I just recently found this live recording audio of when I participated in the Beat Society LA Showcase in 2004…listening to this recording had me buggin out and brought back memories. Let me backtrack a little…..Some of you might be familar with the Beat Society Producer Showcase, some of you might not. For me personally, this is the one that started it all with the producer showcase genre, in terms of having established & upcoming producers at that time. This showcase was the brainchild from Philly producer extraordinaire Hezekiah along with the help from the indy label Soulspazm. Beat Fanatic head honcho Slopfunkdust was also instrumental in connecting the dots. The event was always hosted by Stef Tataz & Sao. And almost every producer that had a name or just getting a buzz has graced the stage: Kanye West, Nottz, Illmind, Exile, 9th Wonder, B!nk, Oddisee, & many more. The showcase event would always feature 4 producers playing their beats live off their respected machines, as well as having well known MCs rock over their production, plus a sample challenge round where each producer would have to flip a sample that the committee from the Beat Society has chosen…The event was mostly based in the East Coast, primarily Philidelphia. In 2003, it was the first time that the Beat Society Showcase ventures out West, specificially Los Angeles at the Knitting Factory. There, they had Dj Khalil, Illmind, Hezekiah, & the Dilated Junkie himself, Dj Babu. I had the honor of

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TrackBlasters Radio: 06.02.14

Da Fat Friday Afternoon – The Official Soundtrack To Your Weekend Host: DJ P.R. Today, DJ Crypt takes over the TB Radio airwaves with his “The Past, The Present, The Future – 15 Years DJ Crypt” mix. Enjoy! Record Of The Day: Back on Monday! Playlist Dilated Peoples feat. Aloe Blacc – Show Me The Way Shoutz over Betty Ford Boys – Raymond‘s Lament Ghostface Killah feat. AZ – Pieces To Da Puzzle Eko Fresh feat. Ferris Mc & Nine – Freakshow Marz feat. Lakmann & Sickless – Wer Aaah Sagt Madchild – White Knuckles Curlyman – Wake & Bake Onyx feat. Dope D.o.D. – Wake Da Fuck Up Busta Flex – Tatojojo4snapback Vs. Eko Fresh – Gheddo Reloaded Mars ft. Dj Crypt – 15 Years Exclusive Shurik‘n – Samurai Vs. Big L – Back Up Off Me Shurik‘n – Samurai Man Of Boom feat . DJ Scratch Dope – Melody Spells Shotta Shout Out – Interlude Mobb Deep – Put Em In Their Place 1, 2, 3, – Transition DJ JS-1 feat. OC – Turn The Tables Kool Savas – Märtyrer Lord Finesse feat. KRS-One – Vs. Kool Savas – Märtyrer Lord Finesse feat. KRS-One – Vs. Snowgoons – The Real Talk Curlyman feat. DJ Crypt – 15 Years Exclusive Laura Oyewale Exclusive Vs. Masta Ace – Beautiful Kailo feat. Aela Kae – Need Ya DJ Stylewarz feat. Eissfeldt & David P. – Wir Haben Immer Noch Den Größten P!jay feat. Prop Dylan & 12Finger Dan – That Ain‘t

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Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey Discuss Creating “That Grit” Album Together [Video]

Maryland producer Kev Brown and upstate New York emcee Hassaan Mackey discuss their latest album That Grit and how they first met at a hip hop festival in Rochester, NY. Most of the album was recorded in the studio together as Hassaan would take bus trips to Maryland and hang out with the rest of the Low Budget crew. That Grit is produced entirely by Kev Brown and includes features from Grap Luva, yU, Toine, Asheru, Kaimbr, Eye-Q, and Kenn Starr. Formats are available in cassette, CD, vinyl, and digital copy. Purchase That Grit here.

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TrackBlasters Radio: 22.10.14

Da Wednesday Underground Flava – Underground & Old School Hip Hop Non-Stop Host: DJ P.R. Today’s show includes new music from the likes of Logic, Soul, Cormega, Cozz, Diamond D and SYG. Enjoy! Record Of The Day: Diamond D feat. The Pharcyde – Hard Days Playlist Logic – Soul Food Soul feat. IsaiahThe3rd – Somethin’ New Nipsey Hussle x Dom Kennedy x Jodeci – Don’t Forget Us (Cookin Soul Remix) Cormega feat. Inspectah Deck, Roc Marciano, Sadat X & Lord Jamar – Industry (Deluxe Remix) Cozz – Dreams Diamond D feat. Alchemist & Evidence – It’s Magic **Record Of The Day** Diamond D feat. The Pharcyde – Hard Days Diamond D feat. Kev Brown – Let The Music Talk SYG – Pot O’ Gold Dilated Peoples feat. Fashawn, Rapsody, Domo Genesis, Vinnie Paz & Action Bronson – Hallelujah Freddie Gibbs & Madlib feat. Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$ & Ransom – Knicks (Remix) Statik Selektah feat. LA The Darkman, Willie The Kid & Termanology – 4 Brothers A-Villa feat. Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Willie The Kid – Live From The Villa G-Unit – Come Up Vince Staples – Feeling The Love Flying Lotus feat. Captain Murphy & Snoop Dogg – Dead Man’s Tetris Anti-Lilly & Envy Hunter – For The Love Of The Money Download here (right click and save as…)

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Hassaan Mackey & Kev Brown feat. Kaimbr – Dope [Stream]

Following the critically acclaimed “Pillars” EP with MindsOne, Kev Brown teams up again with Ill Adrenaline Records, this time collaborating with fellow Low Budget Crew member Hassaan Mackey to bless listeners with “That Grit”. Both the Landover Maryland based producer-on-the-mic and the Rochester, NY emcee are longtime members of the prolific artist collective and have previously worked together various times, but this mini-album marks the first time the two embark on a full project. Most boom-bap enthusiasts should already be well acquainted with both Kev Brown and Hassaan Mackey: double threat Kev Brown already showcased his skills on microphones as well as production boards on countless releases and has been dubbed “king of basslines” by fans worldwide. In addition to his solo recordings Kev’s credits include beats for heavyweights like Busta Rhymes, Biz Markie, De La Soul, Jazzy Jeff, and Marley Marl just to name a few, as well as handling entire album production for LMNO, Kaimbr, and Raw Poetic. Hassaan Mackey released a string of albums, including a full-length LP with Apollo Brown, and appearances on releases by Oddissee, Kaimbr, The Left and L’Orange. Recorded during a series of impromptu bus and train trips Hassaan took from Rochester to visit Kev in Maryland, “That Grit” was created with a spontaneous approach, reflecting both Mackey’s freestyle background and Brown’s proven “random joints” formula. Entirely produced by Kev Brown and featuring his signature bassline-driven and raw but soulful sound, “That Grit” consists of an intro, eight full-length tracks and six instrumentals.

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TrackBlasters Radio: 09.04.14

Da Wednesday Underground Flava – Underground & Old School Hip Hop Non-Stop Host: DJ P.R. Today’s show includes new bangers from MindsOne x Kev Brown, Papoose, DJ Kay Slay, Pharoahe Monch, Chuck Inglish and many more! Enjoy. Record Of The Day: Mobb Deep feat. The LOX – All A Dream Playlist Eminem feat. Buckshot – Don’t Front MindsOne & Kev Brown feat. Homeboy Sandman – Pop Papoose – Bars Papoose – Current Events DJ Kay Slay feat. Papoose, Vado & Ransom – Real Hip Hop Pharoahe Monch feat. Talib Kweli – D.R.E.A.M. **Record Of The Day** Mobb Deep feat. The LOX – All A Dream Mobb Deep – Lifetime Chuck Inglish feat. Action Bronson – Gamtime Wu-Tang Clan feat. Nathaniel – Keep Watch Raekwon & Ghostface killah – Slim Thick (Remix) 50 Cent feat. Joe – Big Rich Town YG feat. Tory Lanez – Me & My Bitch Drake – Draft Day ScHoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid – Studio Sean C & LV feat. Dom Kennedy, Big K.R.I.T. & Smoke DZA – Look At Us [audio:http://www.trackblasters.com/radio/shows/radioshow 09.04.14.mp3] Download here

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MindsOne & Kev Brown feat. Homeboy Sandman – Pop [Stream]

Produced by Kev Brown. Cuts by DJ Noumenon. Taken off the MindsOne & Kev Brown “Pillars” EP, available worldwide April 1 CD, LP, cassette, and digital formats. MindsOne reunites with legendary Low Budget Crew producer Kev Brown to offer hip-hop connoisseurs another round of boom bap driven instrumentals and lyrical inspiration in the form of “Pillars”. Following the success of their critically acclaimed album “Self Reliance”, the MC duo of KON Sci and Tronic began conceptualizing an exclusive new EP with the bass-minded beat maker’s talents in mind. Concise and thoughtful, “Pillars” explores notions of loyalty and mortality, laments the stagnation of modern day musical creativity, all while celebrating the limitless possibilities of the culture. A tall order for a compact record, but the combination of Kev Brown’s instrumental virtuosity and MindsOne’s authority over the spoken word aims to achieve just that. The EP features a guest appearance from the ingenious Homeboy Sandman along with instrumentals from up and coming producer Sam Brown, and a brand new remix of “Legion of Doom” by MindsOne stalwart KON Sci.

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TrackBlasters Radio: 02.04.14

Da Wednesday Underground Flava – Underground & Old School Hip Hop Non-Stop Host: DJ P.R. Today’s show includes new music from the likes of Papoose, Mobb Deep, Rick Ross, 50 Cent, Wu-Tang and many more! Enjoy. Record Of The Day: Drake – Draft Day Playlist Papoose – Bars Mobb Depp feat. The LOX – All A Dream **Throwback #1** Jay-Z feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Faith Evans – A Dream Rick Ross feat. Puff Daddy & French Montana – Nobody 50 Cent – Pilot ScHoolboy Q feat. Raekwon – Blind Threats Sean C & LV feat. Raekwon – Break Fruit Wu-Tang Clan feat. Nathaniel – Keep Watch The Wow feat. Method Man – Masterpiece Mobb Deep – Lifetime Kev Brown & Raw Poetic – Think Much Jay Electronica & Jay-Z – We Made It Freestyle **Record Of The Day** Drake – Draft Day **Throwback #2** Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (That Thing) The Roots feat. Erykah Badu & Eve – You Got Me Method Man feat. Mary J. Blige – I’ll Be There For You (You’re Alle I Need To Get By) [audio:http://www.trackblasters.com/radio/shows/radioshow 02.04.14.mp3] Download here

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Mello Music Group presents Mandala, Vol. 2: Today’s Mathematics [Album Stream]

Following a triumphant 2013 for the Mello Music Group label, with full-length releases from Oddisee, Quelle Chris, Ugly Heroes, 14KT and Gensu Dean & Planet Asia to name a few, Mandala Vol. 2, Today’s Mathematics celebrates the breadth of talent on deck over sixteen carefully-selected new tracks. Showcasing the depth of lyricists and producers that the MMG squad has to offer, the LP delivers everything from brag rap workouts, electro funk excursions, tales of relationships turned sour and late night kush soundtracks. Acting as both an ideal introduction to the Mello Music Group roster for newer listeners and a celebration of the strength of the label for existing fans, Mandala Vol. 2, Today’s Mathematics is an essential experience for anyone with an ear for soulful music that isn’t afraid to stay down to earth while shooting for the stars. Mandala Vol. 2, Today's Mathematics by Mello Music Group

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