Friday, July 18, 2014
New Music


Fresh Pressed: SP Double, Welcome to the D.O.P.E. Game, Inkline, H*Wood and more

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We’re a little behind, but this week we got four new videos, a single and three projects from familiar names. It was a good couple of weeks for Colorado hip-hop, and we’d also like to give props for the marketing coordination on many of these drops, we like to see that. We have very little to say for once, so simply enjoy. Lily Fangz, Rob4Real, and MC BigHouse – “DopeNShine” produced by Qknox Welcome to the D.O.P.E. Game dropped their mixtape this week too. Cop here. SP Double – “So Long/Bring Em Out” SP Double dropped a mixtape too, see below. Black Prez x H*Wood x DJ Five8 feat. Yasi – “The 303″ Tommy Brown – “The Life” This one premiered on The Source. Covalent Bond (AGE & Xsavier) – “Summertime Reasons” HoTT – REALITYRELIEF Volume 2 SP Double – Faith Over Fear Mixtape: Sp Double – GetRightMusic InkLine – Stones Cry Nicole reviewed this on AXS.   Read More »

Big J Beats – Computer J Fox


There are two kinds of beat tapes in the world: those that are actually just a bunch of random beats all made by the same (or several) person(s), and those that are tightly woven to provide a dynamic listening experience from front to back. Big J. Beats’ newest falls in with the latter. The esteemed producer slides out of the sample-centric lane and into fresh, made-from-scratch beats that are sure to resonate with fans of Dilla’s swaggering, spacey side. The smooth head-nod vibe is established right from the start and stretches across all eleven tracks, segued with snippets of computer-talk from Revenge of the Nerds, Seinfeld and Letterman, to name a few. The age of the source material is intentional — a compliment to the sonic aesthetic, which tends toward warm, nostalgic analog synths and dusted percussion. Take one listen to “Video Tape” and be transported back to a bizarre alternate universe of 1980s afterschool specials (or, softcore porn). The ... Read More »

Weekend Planning: July 10-13


HipHopRollCall is hitting the road this weekend, but there are tons of events happening on our home turf that we thought you should know about. No excuses, get up, get out and get some. Thursday, July 10 Oren L Album Release Party Oren L (formerly known as ChampionSoundKillaBlack) of Foodchain is dropping his debut solo project, BS|BS|BC and celebrating with a party at Larimer Lounge. The release show will also feature live sets from, FL, AP and GYP DAHIP. Larimer Lounge 2721 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80205 (303) 291-1007 Doors 8 p.m. | 21+ | $10 RSVP  Devin the Dude at 710 Celebration For the summer cannabis celebration, 710 (Oil, when it’s upside down) will take another excuse to rejoice in Colorado’s freedom. At Casselman’s you can catch Devin the Dude, Diamond Boiz, Java Starr and a bboy expo by Fate Rokz. The event is sponsored by Cannabis Connoisseur’s Coalition, KS107.5 and more. Casselman’s Bar & Venue 2620 Walnut St. Denver, Colorado 80205 (720) ... Read More »