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DON’T SLEEP: K-Def f/El Da Sensei “Back To Basics” (prod. by K-Def) [SINGLE]

K-Def dropped his “Back To Basics” 7″on April 24th, 2012 and here’s the stream. You can cop the 4 song K-Def “Back To Basics” EP on iTunes as well. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: DIBIA$E “Loooney Goons” [NEW PROJECT]

The homie DIBIA$E dropped his brand new album “Looney Goons” today via he & Nas Rockwell’s label 10thirty Records & Fat Beats. You can cop “Looney Goons” via iTunes, Amazon, Fat Beats, UGHH and HHV right now. Salute to Nas on the graphic design as well. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: DIBIA$E “LOONEY GOONS Official Tour Sampler” [MIX]

Here’s the official Looney Goons tour sampler mixed by DIBIA$E. The Looney Goons Tour will feature several of our favorite beat culture acts like Knxwledge & Jonwayne and you can expect Looney Goons to drop on May 1st via Fat Beats. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Backstage Pass x Black Milk “Claps & Slaps Tour: Episode 2″ [MINI-DOCUMENTARY]

Black Milk recently finished his US “Claps&Slaps” Tour alongside J. Pinder and AD.d+. Flud Watches and director Erick Lee traveled with Black Milk throughout the US to document the tour, capturing live performance footage, and more.

Enjoy episode 2 of 3 where Black Milk talks about record diggin and his process sampling records. Director Erick Lee also captured some funny moments while shopping for records with Black Milk and band at Groove Merchant in San Francisco. This was one of the best shows I ever saw live. Up there with Pharaoh Monche & crew, Dam-Funk, Random Axe, Jay Electronica & some others. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Kev Brown “Random Joints” [NEW PROJECT]

Kev Brown’s “Random Joints” has finally received a proper release on Redefinition/Fat Beats Records. As of today you can cop the 12 track project plus 12 instrumentals plus a bonus beat tape with 6 bonus tracks called “Beat Tape Joints” all included with your purchase. You can cop “Random Joints” both on CD and vinyl from iTunes, Amazon, Fat Beats and UGHH. Don’t sleep on it or you’ll regret it. Trust me on that…

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DON’T SLEEP: Digital Hustle Films x Kev Brown “Kev Brown Discusses “The Versatility Track” & “Random Joints” Album” [INTERVIEW + BEAT VIDEO]

The homie Kev Brown of Low Budget Crew talks with the homie Gadget of Digital Hustle Films about the making of “The Versatility Joint” as well as his album “Random Joints” which drops on Low Budget/Redefinition Records tomorrow. Cop it from iTunes, Amazon, Fat Beats or UGHH on Tuesday. Don’t sleep, y’all…

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DON’T SLEEP: Georgia Anne Muldrow x Madlib “Seeds” [NEW PROJECT]

The highly anticipated Georgia Anne Muldrow x Madlib collaborative album “Seeds” just dropped earlier today via Georgia’s SomeOthaShip Connect label. You can purchase the project from iTunes, Amazon, UGHH and Fat Beats right now. Don’t sleep

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DON’T SLEEP: Roddy Rod “Oakwood Grain II” [NEW PROJECT]

Back in December, Roddy Rod dropped the 11 track version of this album called “Oakwood Grain II: English Oak Edition” on Bandcamp via his Humble Monarch label. The 21 track version of “Oakwood Grain II” drops with a free download of that version PLUS as a bonus you get the 2007 OG release “Oakwood Grain”. You get these bonuses only when you cop “Oakwood Grain II” directly from Nature Sounds, however so go HERE to do so and preview all 21 tracks. You can also cop the physical double disc of “Oakwood Grain I & II” from UGHH , Access Hip Hop or purchase it from iTunes and Amazon today. “Oakwood Grain II” vinyl ships on April 6th, 2012 via Fat Beats. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT f/Tony Ozier “Width” (prod. by 14KT) [VIDEO]

“Width” is off 14KT’s “A Friendly Game Of KT” release (the limited edition splatter vinyl version dropped today) and it features Tony Ozier. Here’s the video which consists of footage shot entirely by 14KT. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT “A Friendly Game Of KT (Limited Edition Splatter Vinyl Version)” [NEW RELEASE]

14KT previously dropped his instrumental album “A Friendly Game Of KT” that consists of 14 raw slaps from one of the illest producers and beatmakers in the game today in digital format. If you managed to sleep on “The Golden Hour”, “Nowalataz” or “14KillaTape” then I’m extremely disappointed in you thus far but you can make it all up by copping “A Friendly Game Of KT” which is available for purchase from Amazon, iTunes, Fat Beats & UGHH. The limited edition splatter vinyl printing is limited to only 500 pieces and drops/ships on March 6th, 2012 but is available for pre-order/purchase from Fat Beats and UGHH. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Will Sessions “Mix Takes” [NEW PROJECT]

Will Sessions “Mix Takes” vinyl dropped earlier on Fat Beats in a limited capacity. Now you can cop it directly from the Fat Beats site or from UGHH and Access Hip Hop but on March 17th, 2012 it will go into wide release including being available to purchase on the Will Sessions Bandcamp. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Damu The Fudgemunk f/Raw Poetic “Hole Up” (prod. by Damu The Fudgemunk) [VIDEO]

This Damu The Fudgemunk and Raw Poetic banger “Hole Up” appears on the Redefinition Records release “Kilawatt 1.5″ which dropped today (February 28th, 2012). You can watch the video then cop the EP in digital forms here & here (iTunes link fortcoming) or just get physical copies of “Kilwatt 1.5″ from Fat Beats or UGHH. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Audimatic (The Audible Doctor x maticulous) “Broken Cup” (prod. by maticulous) [VIDEO]

This track was off last year’s release from maticulous’ “the maticulous EP”. Audimatic (The Audible Doctor x maticulous)’s “Broken Cup” finally has a video! Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Gensu Dean “Lo-Fi Fingahz” [NEW PROJECT]

Gensu Dean’s new producer LP on Mello Music Group “Lo-Fi Fingahz” just dropped today a full week early on iTunes and Bandcamp. You can cop “Lo-Fi Fingahz” next Tuesday when it goes into wide release from several reputable music marketplaces like Amazon, Fat Beats and UGHH as well getting physical copies wherever quality Hip Hop is sold. Don’t sleep on this album, it’s 17 tracks of pure ridiculousness, just listen for yourselves…

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DON’T SLEEP: Damu The Fudgemunk f/Raw Poetic “Streamline” (prod. by Damu The Fudgemunk) [SINGLE]

This Damu The Fudgemunk and Raw Poetic banger “Streamline” will appear on the Redefinition Records release “Kilawatt 1.5″ which drops on February 28th, 2012. You can cop the EP in digital form here and pre-order “Kilwatt 1.5″ from Fat Beats or UGHH. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Union f/MF Doom & Insight “CoCo Mango” (prod. by Damu The Fudgemunk) [REMIX]

Damu The Fudgemunk remixed Union’s “Wings” featuring Elzhi and “CoCo Mango” with featured emcee DOOM (but Insight of Y Society is featured on this remix as well) which was on a Fat Beats limited edition 7″. The original versions appear on the brand new Union LP “Analogtronics”. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Will Sessions “Mix Takes: Take Two” (prod. by Will Sessions) [BEAT VIDEO]

This video of the band Will Sessions tearing shit up once again is to promote the new “Mix Takes” vinyl they just dropped on Fat Beats this past Tuesday. You can cop it directly from the Fat Beats site or from UGHH and Access Hip Hop. Don’t sleep on it either way…

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DON’T SLEEP: Black Milk “Black And Brown Instrumentals” [INSTRUMENTALS]

The album dropped in November but the instrumentals are now available for purchase via Bandcamp and it’s only $5.99 on iTunes. The physical copies are available via Fat Beats and you can cop them direct from Black Milk’s Bandcamp page for $12.99. “Dada” is my SHIT! Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Black Milk “Sound Check” (prod. by Black Milk) [INSTRUMENTAL]

Black Milk x Danny Brown “Black and Brown” dropped back in November and the instrumental version will be available on January 17th, 2012. The opening instrumental “Sound Check” can be streamed via Bandcamp right now. I can’t wait for this as I’ve been playing “Dada”, “Zap”, “WTF” and more on repeat for months. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Union f/Elzhi “Wings REDEF Remix” (prod. by Damu The Fudgemunk) [REMIX]

The Union dropped a single with Elzhi called “Wings” for their upcoming album on Fat Beats a while back. Damu The Fudgemunk did the remix which you can hear here. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Black Milk x Melanie Rutherford “Simply Having” (prod. by Black Milk) [SINGLE]

Black Milk & Melanie Rutherford got into the studio last night & Black flipped the classic Paul McCartney & Wings Christmas jawn while she laced it. The end result is “Simply Having”. Damb, now I kinda need that Black Milk & Melanie Rutherford album. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Elzhi x Will Sessions “Memory Lane” (prod. by Will Sessions) [VIDEO]

New video featuring footage from Dertroit’s legendary Hip Hop Shop era. Look at Proof, Dilla, and a host of other Detroit Hip Hop luminaries and legends in this video. Look at how young these cats all looked! Memory Lane indeed. Don’t sleep. Oh…and if you didn’t cop this album, you fucked up. ROYALLY!

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DON’T SLEEP: Will Sessions “Mix Takes: TAKE ONE” [BEAT VIDEO]

If for some reason your dumb ass has been sleeping on Will Sessions up until now and didn’t cop “Elmatic”, “The Elmatic Instrumentals” or download “Real Sessions” in 2011 then here’s your fuckin’ wake up call. You’re welcome…

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DON’T SLEEP: Guilty Simpson “Close Curtains (BoomBaptist Remix)” (prod. by BoomBaptist) [REMIX]

 

Insect Records is dropping a Guilty Simpson single with Fat Beats for the songs “Close Curtains”/”Unbelievable” along with remixes, one of them being Beat Fanatic member’s BoomBaptist’s. Cop it here or the iTunes version here. Don’t sleep!

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