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DON’T SLEEP: Jon Phonics “Chaleur Sensuelle!” [MIX]

Team PIK’s Jon Phonics recently made a perfect Cuffing Season mix consisting of 10 tracks and 40+ minutes that exemplify what the Winter season entails. Don’t sleep on Chaleur Sensuelle!”…

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DON’T SLEEP: Yamin Semali “Yen Dollar Music Vol. 1” [BEAT TAPE]

The brilliant Yamin Semali AKA DJ AmDex released a brilliant beat tape/instrumental LP in association with Producers I Know @ midnight titled “Yen Dollar Music Vol. 1”. This is a collection of 20 slaps that make you want to slap someone across the face after administering baby powder on your dominant hand first. Here’s the back cover with all the updated credits on it. Look for it on Yamin’s Bandcamp as well. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Jomac “Cherish” [BEAT TAPE]

Team PIK’s Jomac just dropped a new beat tape called “Cherish”. I suggest that you all not sleep on it. Also, prayers up for all of my people’s along the Eastern seaboard…

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DON’T SLEEP: SB.TV x Wizard “The Sour Mix” [BEAT TAPE]

Wizard dropped a beat tape in association with SBTV featuring ApaTight, Pete Cannon, Scizzahz, Jack Flash, S-Type, Budgie & Mazzie called “The Sour Mix”. Download that bish. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Method Man x Freddie Gibbs x Street Life “Built For This (Remix)” (co-prod. by Wizard & ApaTight) [REMIX]

RZA’s “The Man With The Iron Fists” looks to be yet another triumphant film soundtrack from RZA (“Bobby Digital”, “Ghost Dog”, “Blade 2”, “Afro Samurai”, “Kill Bill” & the score to “Babylon A.D.”) and there’s currently a remix contest popping off for the song featuring Method Man, Freddie Gibbs & Street Life called “Built For This”. One of the entries comes from Beat Fanatic fam Wizard and Team PIK’s own ApaTight. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: FWMJ “Rappers I Know Month Compilation” [COMPILATION]

 

This moth marks the 7 year anniversary of FWMJ’s popular and highly influential Rappers I Know site being live. That means 84 months of music and information provided by the PIK team. This compilation features 84 songs from RIK regulars on the emceeing and production side of things. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: D-Man “Cufftober!: The Official Soundtrack To Cuffing Season” [BEAT TAPE]

 

D-Man and PIK teamed together the drop the second project of the Cuffing Season Trilogy one year to the day after the debut project. Here is “Cufftober!: The Official Soundtrack To Cuffing Season”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: D- Man “Mackin’ On Shorty @ The Genius Bar In The Apple Store” (prod. by D-Man) [INSTRUMENTAL]

This is one of the 24 tracks you’ll hear on PIK x D-Man’s “Cufftober: The Official Soundtrack To Cuffing Season”. The Mack x Mark Morrison x The Apple Store Genius Bar during Cuffing Season = “Mackin’ On Shorty @ The Genius Bar In The Apple Store”. Look for it October 15th, 2012 on the Producers I Know Bandcamp. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Jomac “Lately…” [BEAT TAPE]

Team PIK member Jomac just recently dropped another excellent beat tape called “Lately…”. Do me a favor and avoid sleeping on Jomac or his back catalog. He’s nice with it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Danny Brown “Grown Up (M Slago Remix)” (prod. by M Slago) [REMIX]

Here’s M Slago’s remix of Danny Brown’s “Grown Up” for a contest. I decided to post it on PIK because I’m Dart Adams. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Dr. Khil “The Billion Dollar Evaluation” [BEAT TAPE]

A while back on @ProducersIKnow’s Twitter account I proposed that one of the many producers/beatmakers that follow said account should make a beat tape/instrumental project using Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ score from “The Social Network” and call it “The Billion Dollar Evaluation”. Dr. Khil hit me up and took the challenge. Here it is the 2nd anniversary of “The Social Network” opening in theaters and here’s PIK x Dr. Khil’s “The Billion Dollar Evaluation”. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Pete Cannon “Stunts Blunts n Trap Music” [BEAT TAPE]

Team PIK member Pete Cannon dropped a 4 track beat tape of Trap beats that could also pass for Grime jaws. In any event, don’t sleep on “Stunts, Blunts n Trap Music” because I told your asses NOT to…

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DON’T SLEEP: Lunar C “Sewer Side Sex” [NEW PROJECT]

 

Sinoptic Music’s Lunar C dropped a new project called “Sewer Side Sex” featuring guest bars from Jack Flash, Dot Rotten, Chief Wigz, WYdeboi and ExP. It also features production from Beat Fanatic fam M-Phazes & Wizard and Team PIK ¬†fam ApaTight and Pete Cannon in addition to 12 Original Players. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Clear Soul Forces f/Brogainz “Won Too” (prod. by Ilajide) [SINGLE]

Clear Soul Forces teams up with Brogainz and producer Ilajide to bring us the extra lyrical”Won Too” in commemoration of the video for “Gets No Better” reaching 1,000,000 YouTube views. That’s quite a few. Don’t sleep on this or Clear Soul Forces…

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DON’T SLEEP: Jomac “Surely” [BEAT TAPE]

Producers I Know’s Jomac dropped a brand new beat tape yesterday called “Surely”. “Surely” houses short but raw slaps you shouldn’t sleep on. That being the case? Don’t…

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DON’T SLEEP: ApaTight (AyePee) “AV Series Vol.1” [BEAT TAPE]

The homie ApaTight AKA AyePee of Team PIK just dropped a brand new beat tape today, his first of 2012. Do me a favor and don’t sleep on “AV Series Vol. 1”. If you like anything you hear hit him up @ apatight[at]gmail[dot]com for availability and pricing. Serious inquiries only and don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Jam Baxter f/Ed Scissortongue “Borrowed Time” (prod. by Pete Cannon) [SINGLE/VIDEO]

This track from Jam Baxter f/Ed Scissortongue is called “Borrowed Time”. It’s produced by Team PIK member Pete Cannon and it’s from Jam Baxter’s latest release on High Focus Records “The Gruesome Features”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Buctayla “Fulltime” (prod. by Buctayla) [SINGLE]

Buctayla re-imagines the classic single from the “Zebrahead OST” as a statement about the current state of oldhead emcee/producers that actually remembers back when Nas was still billed as “Nasty”. Buctayla also demonstrates to those who aren’t familiar how to REDO or make a beat variation that doesn’t dishonor the spirit of the original classic beat but pays homage to it. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Clear Soul Forces “Stick ‘Em” (prod. by Ilajide) [VIDEO]

If you’ve never heard Clear Soul Forces “Detroit Revolution(s)” then you should just slap the shit out of yourselves right now. Here’s the video for “Stick ‘Em”. Feel better about yourselves yet?

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DON’T SLEEP: Shag “Beats About People” [BEAT TAPE]

Team PIK member and recent Cult Classic Records signee Shag has just dropped another beat tape this Summer called “Beats About People” that you absolutely need to hear. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: PIK x Potholes In My Blog x Falside “East Toast” [BEAT TAPE]

Falside dropped his brand new Summer beat tape/instrumental project via Producers I Know & our peoples over @ Potholes In My Blog called “East Toast”. Seeing as how it’s hotter than Kate Upton doing the Cat Daddy on Martin Luther King Boulevard I think that’s the perfect title. Salute to Has-Lo & Cesci as well. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Defy DC x PIK x Buctayla “The Original Lensanity (MD To Boston)” (prod. by Buctayla) [SINGLE]

Buctayla (“This Maschine Kills Wack Sh*t” & the upcoming “Scott Pilgrim Beat Tape Vol. 1”) crafts a beat dedicated to the player that many consider one of the best to ever play in the ACC (He used to dominate Michael Jordan) @ Maryland. He was the size of a power forward with a guard’s speed, handles and court vision. He had a shot out to the three point line and he was unselfish with the basketball. Had he lived long enough to meet Larry Bird @ Logan Airport after being picked # 2 in the 1986 NBA Draft and don #30 for Boston, the history books might’ve had to be rewritten. RIP Len Bias, the ORIGINAL Lensanity.

Washington D.C. based clothing company decided to honor his legacy by crafting a clothing line based around the great Len Bias called “The Original Lensanity” commemorating him being drafted by the World Champion Boston Celtics back in 1986 and his tragic passing. If you want to peruse Defy DC’s “The Original Lensanity” lookbook or the regular Defy DC site store then feel free and expect more surprises from PIK in promotion of “The Original Lensanity” line. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Jomac “PerspectivesInAudio” [BEAT TAPE]

Producers I Know’s own Jomac dropped a brand new beat tape today called “PerspectivesInAudio” that you all need to hear. If you’re looking for the best and brightest in the beat culture or production in general then this is the place to be as I keep my ear to the ground so to speak. Under no circumstances should you sleep on Jomac. None whatsoever…

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DON’T SLEEP: The Find Mag x Shag “Contrast” [MIX]

Team PIK member Shag just came off of his Cult Classic Records release and now he and The Find Mag teamed up to drop this fire ass mix called “Contrast” featuring selections from Afta-1, J Dilla, Ta-Ku, Blu & Edan, DIBIA$E, Danny Brown and Yesterday’s New Quintent amonst others. One day I’ll figure out why Mixcloud won’t embed on my site. One day. Until then? Don’t sleep…

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