Madlib | Bad Neighbor Instrumentals

Bang Ya Head Entertainment is gearing up to release the Instrumentals to the critically acclaimed Bad Neighbor LP by MED and Blu. All beats produced by Madlib. 15 banging instrumentals and 3 bonus beats for your enjoyment. Everything Madlib creates is innovating but the production on Bad Neighbor LP is timeless. Also listen to the unreleased track „The Turn Up“ featuring Oh-No below.

Available on Bandcamp

Continue reading

favourite things | 11.15

bklyn-favourite-things-11.15

Our monthly ‚favourite things‘ series is based of the constant digging through soundcloud. We hope the original soundcloud service will remain with us for a long time to come.

The November selection for 2015  holds 1:28 hours of music by artists and producers such as Thundercat, Nate Smith, BadBadNotGood, Rodinia, Amanaz, Chaka Khan, The Kondi Band, Levitros, Wu15, Swarvy, Scoop, Nxworries, MED feat. BLU and Madlib, Anderson.Paak, Freddie Gibbs feat. Black Thought, Toothtaker & Kaytranada, The Broken Orchestra feat. Lady Paradox, Ol‘ Burger Beats, Ivan Ave, Knowsum feat. Anne-Louise Hoffmann, Sarah Williams White, Columbia Nights, Freddie Joachim, Chris McClenney, Holden McOwen, Frank Liin.

Check out the bklyn-soundcloud page.

Continue reading

med, blu & madlib | bad neighbor

med-blu-madlib-bad-neighbor

MF DOOM, Aloe Blacc, Hodgy Beats, Anderson Paak, Mayer Hawthorne and Dam-Funk join MED and Blu over 100% Madlib beats.

A couple years ago Blu got a few Madlib instrumentals and put together a few demos. The rough collection became the foundation of what would become „Bad Neighbor„. MED, a longtime collaborator of Madlib, put the pieces together, bringing together an impressive group of MCs and vocalists to complete the album.

Listen and see the full tracklist after the jump.
Released on October 30th, pre-order on Rappcats or iTunes.

Continue reading

favourite things | 9.15

bklyn-favourite-things-9.15

Our soundcloud playlist for september 2015, „favourite things 9.15“ is packed with nearly two hours of music.

The Set features selected tracks through various styles of music, by artists and producers such as Nils Frahm & eeph, Khruangbin, Rodrigo Amarante, Jono McCleery, Jospeh Scaturro, Josa Peit & Dexter, Sinh feat. Natty Reeve, Adam Snow, Floating Points, Ian Ewing & Flamingosis, Spaze Windu, Gi-Tori, KIP, Melo-Zed, Jenova 7 & Eddie Shinn, Nite-Funk (Nite-Jewel & DaM-FunK), Brenk Sinatra, Blended Babies feat. Anderson Paak & Asher Roth, Jamie Woon, The Cactus Channel feat. Chet Faker, Roots Manuva, YP, Handbook, Giallo Point, Philanthrope, J Dilla, MED, BLU, MADLIB feat. MF DOOM, Golden Rules & Paul White feat. Freddie Gibbs & Yasiin Bey, ShunGu feat. Chester Watson, WOKE feat. George Clinton, Homeboy Sandman, Kirk Knight feat. Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, & Dizzy Wright, Mick Jenkins, KAYTRANADA & A Tribe Called Quest. Enjoy.

Check out the latest selections on our consistently updated soundcloud page.

Continue reading

favourite things | 4.15

bklyn-favourite-things-4.15

Our monthly soundcloud playlist „Favourite Things 4.15“ contains 23 tracks and 1:14 hours of music by artists such as: BluntOne, nepo, KA-YU, FloFilz, Hubert Daviz, Wun Two, Dexter, Swarvy, Freddie Gibbs x KAYTRANADA, Nomine, Emanative, Four Tet, Roots Manuva, Sonzeira x Werkha, Lapalux feat. Andreya Triana, Frameworks, Annabel (lee), Bahamadia x aCatCalledFRITZ, Jonwayne feat. Anderson Paak, Suff Daddy, Kàhmi Wan, Nugat, Mecca-83 x Tom Misch, Saga x Marco Polo, JR&PH7 x Chuuwee x Blu x Brenk Sinatra, DistantStarr x IAMNOBODI.  » Music Player after the jump.

For more listening-experience, check out our soundcloud page.
Continue reading

hallways

homeboy-sandman-hallways

Homeboy Sandman is set to release ‚Hallways‘, his second full-length album on Stones Throw Records. It is an ode to the space between where you are and where you are headed; a space in flux, and a space where Sandman himself noticeably thrives in this release. Producers on Hallways include Knxwledge, Blu, DJ Spinna, Oh No and Jonwayne, who produced the first single, „America, The Beautiful.“

The prolific Queens MC has been prominently published in Gawker and Huffington Post, plus featured in an array of media outlets such as NPR, Pitchfork and Rolling Stone even naming him as „Artist to Watch.“ Since signing with Stones Throw Records in 2011, Homeboy Sandman has made himself at home releasing a full length ‚First of a Living Breed‘ along with a series of five short records, establishing himself as one of the most productive and creative lyricists of this generation. Release date is September 2nd.

Continue reading

astroblacked

astronote-astroblacked

Astronote’s new album named ‚Astroblacked‘ features Stacy Epps, Rasheed Ali, Blu, Séou, Nick Walker, Illa J, Mansool, only to name a few. All tracks produced, arranged, mixed, mastered by Astronote. Additional vocals by KA-E , Boaz, Mansool, Phileas Flow, scratches by LD. See the full tracklist and stream the entire LP after the jump. Out June 26th on Astro Black Music/Shinigamie Records, available at iTunes or Bandcamp.

Continue reading

good to be home

blu-good-to-be-home

L.A. rapper Johnson Barnes aka Blu’s new album, „Good to Be Home“, dropped last week on Nature Sounds. The 20-track set is produced by Bombay and Blu’s first full-length since 2013’s „York“.  Features comes from Fashawn, Alchemist, MED, Like & BeYoung (Pac Div), Evidence, Co$$, Imani (The Pharcyde), Prodigy, Thurz, Casey Veggies, Krondon, and more.  The entire LP is currently available for full stream after the jump. Avialable on iTunes or Nature Sounds.

Continue reading

the orchid days

the-orchid-days-lorange-new

L’Orange recently dropped his new album, entitled „The Orchid Days“, all songs produced and mixed by himself. The vocals additions comes by Erik Todd Dellums, Erica Lane, Homeboy Sandman, Blu, Jeremiah Jae and Billy Woods. Available now on iTunes or direct on Mello Music Group.

Continue reading

e&j

dag-savage-e-j

Following his collaboration with Blu, Exile teams up with Johaz, from Los Angeles. Beats produced by Exile, the album features appearances by the Dirty Science members Blu, Aloe Blacc, Fashawn, Co$$, MED, Blu and more. The debut album “E & J” by Dag Savage is now available digital on iTunes or physical via fatbeats.

Continue reading