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By   |  9 June 2013 9:20 am  |   Audio
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!llmind (“In The Morning” producer) gives the world a listen of a handful of beats he intended to pass to Kanye West. There are some incredible sounds right here.

 

 

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By   |  22 May 2013 12:44 pm  |   Audio
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I gotta admit, I’ve never been compelled to sit down and listen to Emilio Rojas, but this lineup definitely grabbed my attention. For “Lean On Em,” the first single from his upcoming No Shame No Regrets project, the Rochester, New York MC calls on IamSu!, Styles P and Troy Ave to bolster a cold !llmind beat. My hat’s off, Señor Rojas.

 

 

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By   |  9 February 2013 12:00 pm  |   News
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In promotion for Ski Beatz Karate School drum kit which dropped earlier this week, the good people at HipHopDrumSamples.com have linked with yours truly for a rather dope contest that should come as a welcomed treat for both producers, collectors and savvy tech-heads alike. So starting today through Monday, we’ll be picking one lucky winner per day to receive a custom 16GB flash drive in the shape of the classic MPC2000XL, loaded with Ski’s Karate School Kit -AND- !llmind’s Blap Kit Vol. 3. If you’d like a shot at winning one of these bad boys, all ya’ gotta do is hit the jump and enter your email address into the contest widget and keep you fingers crossed.. good luck!

 

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By   |  8 February 2013 14:51 pm  |   Audio
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!llmind pays commemorates what would have been the 39th birthday of the late, great J Dilla with this new mini EP, Happy B-Day J Dilla.

 

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By   |  20 January 2013 15:23 pm  |   Editorial
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With new music from Juelz Santana, Cassidy and the newly-freed Gunplay, it’s been a comeback of sorts this week. Here is our recap, plus our five favorite releases, from the past week – shouts to No Malice and Ab-Liva, Numonics, Black Thought, Boaz and Scolla, and Nickelus F.

 

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Greg Grease – “Forward”

 

 

If you’ve managed to get this far during the week, you probably deserve a break. And what good timing to introduce Greg Grease‘s latest video for “Forward”, a stripped down, less-is-more banger that doesn’t need to be overdramatic to get it’s point across. Directed by Adam Dunn as a part of his #LABB (Lights and a Backdrop) series, the visuals are as minimalistic as it gets, allowing the Grease, his DJ and his turntable to play centre stage. Check it out and be sure to pick up Greg Grease’s Black King Cole EP if you don’t already own it.

 

  1. Blu & Nottz (feat. Rashad) – “End of the World”
  2. CJ Fly (feat. A La $oul & Phife Dawg) – “Seek Well”
  3. Boldy James (feat. Earl Sweatshirt, Da$h & Domo Genesis) – “Reform School” (prod. by The Alchemist)
  4. Danny Brown (feat. Scrufizzer) – “Dubstep”
  5. Black Milk – “Dismal”
  6. Alterbeats (feat. Guilty Simpson & The Rockness Monstah) – “Fruit Punch”
  7. Snow Tha Product (feat. CyHi The Prynce) – “Hold You Down”
  8. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Harold’s”
  9. Childish Gambino – “Yaphet Kotto”
  10. Stan Ipcus – “Wifey Material”
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