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MATT SHADETEK – THE EMPIRE NEVER ENDED Out Now!

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My album The Empire Never Ended is finally out. The weight of waiting has lifted!  Waiting to release things drives me crazy so I... Continue Reading

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Purple Flowers

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On the Valentines Day before the release of Matt Shadetek’s new album The Empire Never Ended on March 26th, the Brooklyn producer has assembled... Continue Reading

WORLD KEEPS SPINNING VIDEO

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FIREFLY

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This is pretty incredible.  Shows what you can do nowadays with some creativity and relatively low budget and technology film making wise.  If you... Continue Reading

SNOOP LION LIGHTER’S UP

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Big shout out to Jahdan Blakkamoore writing and singing the chorus on this new Snoop Lion joint. via Prefix mag “The latest Snoop Lion... Continue Reading

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MATT SHADETEK – La Vida Loca feat. Troy Ave

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I’ve been keeping this under my hat for a while so it’s a great pleasure to finally announce the first single for my new... Continue Reading

LE1F – Giddy Up (instrumental by Matt Shadetek)

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This is the instrumental for my contribution to Le1f’s mixtape Dark York earlier this year. A few people were asking me for it and... Continue Reading

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JAHDAN & ROBZILLA ON DUTTY ARTZ

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Members of the Dutty Artz tribe are long familiar with Jahdan Blakkamoore through his work with myself and DJ /Rupture over the years.  For... Continue Reading

DUB STUY LAUNCH VIDEO RECAP

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Last week me and Atropolis played at the launch party for the new Dub Stuy record label and their home built reggae sound system.... Continue Reading

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MATT SHADETEK – THE MACHINES

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I’ve really been enjoying the stuff that Dre Skull has been doing on his Mixpak label. He’s been covering a ton of the musical... Continue Reading

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MY WORK (by Raz Mesinai)

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Raz Mesinai is a longtime homie of the Dutty Artz crew and is one of those crazy, iconoclastic and stubbornly original musicians that defy... Continue Reading

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ZOMBIES ON DRUGS

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These guys Flatbush Zombies are dope. They kinda remind me of The Pharcyde meets The Gravediggaz but rapping about taking acid and yelling ‘Brains!’... Continue Reading

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OUR MASTERING ENGINEER: AUDIBLE ODDITIES

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Ever wonder why our records sound good? It’s because of a guy called Shawn Hatfield out in the Bay Area.  I first met Shawn... Continue Reading

LIFE IN THE TRAP

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Right now a lot of people are throwing the word ‘trap’ around to describe the hiphop coming out of Atlanta and the south. The... Continue Reading

CALL ME LIBERACE

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Gucci Mane – Supa Cocky (Video) Really been jamming to this new Gucci Mane mixtape “I’m Up”. Hard trap beats and Gucci’s woozily charismatic... Continue Reading