Mixtape: Joey Bada$$- 1999

Despite having what me and Terry have decided is our least favorite rapper name… ever, Joey Bada$$ is quickly becoming one of our favorite young talents.  Hailing from Brooklyn, Joey Bada$$ and his Pro-Era crew make NYC rap the way it should be made and are doing it better than it’s been done for a long time.  Although he already …

pkelly94Mixtape: Joey Bada$$- 1999

mp3: Mmoths- Folding

My first introduction to Mmoths was the slow-stunner ‘Summer’ and since then I’ve been really excited to hear new material from the Irish producer.  Just like when I first listened to ‘Summer’ I didn’t really realize how much I enjoyed ‘Folding’ until the track was almost over.  Over a pulsing beat of bass and shifting percussion, that sounds like a choir …

pkelly94mp3: Mmoths- Folding

Video: Only Real – Cinnamon Toast

Last time we heard from young Londoner Only Real, was with his fantastic, reverby, nostalgia inducing, anthem “Cadillac Girl”.  Now Only Real is back with another twangy, sing-rappy track about youth and wasted time.  The video reminds me of a throwback to 90′s rock videos, including grainy shots of Only Real repeating lyrics into the camera while his friends pal …

tccarr14Video: Only Real – Cinnamon Toast