Last Friday in Southern California, reggae enthusiasts and sound clash fans gathered at The Alpha Center in San Diego, CA, for the 1 on 1 "War Zone Sound Clash" between LA's DJ JFX and Full Watts HiFi from Kings Beach with DubFyah, HiGrade, & DJ Gomez.
Listen to the full clash, divided in two parts, below. [...]
Oakland's Fantastic Negrito (Xavier Dphrepaulezz), releases a heavy new track off the highly anticipated, soon to be released debut album The Last Days of Oakland, from Blackball Universe. Part blues, part funk and dripping with soul, Hump Thru the Winter paints a portrait of struggle many know too well. [...]
Chronixx and the Zinc Fence Redemption will join the Far East Rulaz, Mighty Crown, later this month in Japan. With Chronixx' Japan debut coinciding with Mighty Crown's 25th anniversary, you knew a mixtape was bound to accompany it. Listen to Mighty Crown's official "25th Anniversary/Chronixx Japan Tour Special Mix" below and get your fix of Chronixx' biggest tunes with some signiture dubplates.
Montreal-based producer Kaytranada recently dropped his long awaited 99.9% LP, which features collaborations with Craig David, Little Dragon, Phonte, Anderson .Paak and Syd tha Kyd to name a few. The album, his XL Recordings debut, carries a variety of vibes touching on everything from electronic/dance and house, to soul, hiphop and funk. You can stream the entire album now via Spotify. [...]