Friday, July 31, 2009

Dudley Perkins aka Declaime: Holy Smokes

Dudley Perkins aka Declaime might be the most underrated emcee in our day and age. From his earlier works with Madlib to present day "G&D" collaboration with Georgia Anne Muldrow, Dudley has not stopped putting out quality music since day one.

This Saturday, August 1st, Dudley celebrates the release of his latest creation, Holy Smokes, with not one, but two shows.

Catch Dudley and Georgia for a free in-store at Fat Beats LA @ 7pm and then later the same night as Dudley hosts the monthly event "Boombox" with guest selector DJ Muggs.

Get Dudley's Holy Smokes here:

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Look Daggers: Prospector Photos

The Prospector was filled to the brim this past Thursday. Was it because this was the first Look Daggers show of the year? Was it because the Daggers were set to unveil some new material they've been rehearsing and recording all week? Was it because The Prospector holds less than 100 people?!? It's probably a combination of all three, but it's safe to say, 2Mex, Ikey and the rest of the Look Daggers performed one of their meanest sets in their history.

From rifling through hits like Call U Later & New Wave Spazout with razor sharp precision (and even adding new twists to the jams), unveiling unreleased, upcoming hits from 2Mex's solo album, and introducing the newest member of the Look Daggers family, incredible vocalist Mainey Wilson...the Look Daggers were definitely in the house.

Hey Ikey! Let's get some more shows cracking!!!

*Live show photos by Mike Panganiban

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

2Mex Show in Oceanside, CA: July 29, 2009

The hardest working man in underground hip-hop remains hard at work doing a million shows (including backyard house parities- check his myspace) at once. Catch 2Mex down in Oceanside, CA performing at Davina's Cabo Grill, and this time, there is no excuse! For those who didn't want to dish out $5 for the Look Daggers show this past week, tomorrow's 2Mex show is absolutely FREE!

Davina's Cabo Grill
212 N. Tremont St.
Oceanside, CA

Look Daggers pics from their show will be up next post!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Kev Brown: Random Joints

It's finally official, Kev Brown's Random Joints is available on iTunes and all other digital outlets worldwide. Cop it and tell everyone else to do the same. Peace Kev!

Get it here on:

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Look Daggers @ The Prospector: Thursday, July 23

Tomorrow! Thursday, July 23rd will mark the first official Look Daggers show of the 2009! Wow, it really has been a long time since I've seen the band together on stage. I know Ikey has been grinding for his other band Free Moral Agents and we all know 2Mex is the hardest working man in underground hip-hop. What a blessing it is for these two talented individuals to get together again to rock a show.

The Prospector
2400 E. 7th St.
Long Beach, CA 90804
(at the corner of 7th St & Junipero)
21+ / $5

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Kev Brown: The Budget Is Low (Free Mixtape)

You know the name, you know the crew, now get familiar with the music. Bunch of new and unreleased music from the Low Budget crew. Peep the Kev Brown production!!!

Download here:
DJ RODDYROD & DJ Marshall Law present…
The Budget Is Low Mixtape Vol. 001

1. Kev Brown - Another Random Joint
2. Oddisee - Hip Hop Is Cool Again
3. Sean Born - Go Hard (prod. Kev Brown)
4. The Al Green Project (Kaimbr & Kev Brown) - Grits
5. Kenn Starr - Say Goodbye (prod. Black Milk)
6. Kev Brown & RODDYROD - Down By The Riverside
7. Grap Luva feat. Kev Brown - Git Mines (prod. RODDYROD)
8. Diamond District - I Mean Business
9. RODDYROD feat. yU & Finale - Neva Find Me
10. RODDYROD - Take In Stride (prod. JLaine)
11. RODDYROD feat. Phonte & Carlitta Durand - This Time Around
12. Kaimbr feat. Kenn Starr - The Truth (prod. RODDYROD & Kev Brown)
13. RODDYROD feat. yU & XO - UNI-VERSE
14. Sean Born - Take It & Run (prod. Kev Brown)
15. The Al Green Project (Kaimbr & Kev Brown) - Songs (Hands Up)
16. Oddisee - Camera
17. Critically Acclaimed - Appreciation (prod. Sean Born)
18. Kev Brown feat. yU - Marvelous
19. Isaac Jones (Sean Born & Kenn Starr) - Keep It Movin (prod. Kev Brown)
20. Kev Brown feat. Raheem DeVaughn & Kenn Starr - Hennessey Pt. 3
21. Critically Acclaimed - Triple D (prod. Kev Brown)

Monday, July 20, 2009

LMNO Interview

Kind of an old interview but I just found it today. This interview is from LMNO's Europe tour with Kev Brown. The interview goes into a few subjects and is pretty long and thorough, which I like. Enough with me talking, check it out here:

Friday, July 17, 2009

LMNO: Never Stop (Music Video)

For all of you waiting patiently for the next LMNO album to drop, it's coming soon (I think). Here's a glimpse into his new album completely produced by French mastermind Yann Kesz.

Never Stop
can be found on LMNO's "Let'eMkNOw" and will be featured on his full length album "Devilish Dandruff with Holy Shampoo"

2Mex will also be out in Hollywood on hosting duties at Awol One's record release party this Sunday, July 19th. Be there!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

2Mex: Spinner & A Movie 7/16/09

The time has come once again to head to the Downtown Independent Theatre in LA, watch an incredibly classic movie (The Return Of the Living Dead), and kick it with 2Mex and all his friends.

Good movie, good music, good people- what more can you ask for?

Monday, July 13, 2009

Look Daggers: Suffer In Style Sale

In preparation for the Look Daggers first official show of the year, the generous folks at Up Above Records are hosting a little online sale leading up to the Daggers show next week.

So for all of those in desperate need of new music but don't got the money, now is your time! I mean, you do want to be singing along at the show, right?

Sale price on both the CD+DVD & 2LP+DVD of Suffer In Style and the Before You Say No 7" plus FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the Continental US. Now until July 23rd.

Click here to be directed to the Up Above online store

Coupon code: JULY23

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Kev Brown: Dilla Tribute 7/8/09

TONIGHT! The 4th Annual Dilla Tribute & Fundraiser will be making its way to LIV Nightclub in Washington DC. Hosted by Phife (of A Tribe Called Quest) and Grap Luva, the night will feature performances by the Low Budget crew: Kaimbr, Oddisee, DJ Roddy Rod and of course KEV BROWN, amongst others.

I know, we're all hurting due to the recession but donate what you can to one of the greatest of all time.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Look Daggers: Live at Amoeba (Video)

A little video to get you out of the Monday's. Ikey's solo at the end of the video is amazing; simply incredible. The Look Daggers just announced a show in Long Beach. Go to their myspace page here to check out when and where it is.

Download "Final Toss (Live at Amoeba)" here

Thursday, July 2, 2009

2Mex Show: July 3rd in San Francisco, CA

2Mex is hosting his bi-weekly "Spinner & A Movie" Tonight in Downtown LA. Come out and kick it and watch a good movie with 2Mex, Life Rexall, Deeskee, and more homies.

TOMORROW NIGHT, 2Mex will be making his way up north to San Francisco, CA to perform at the Underground Independence Day @ El Rincon. Peep the flyer for details.

Everyone have a fun and safe 4th of July weekend!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

2Mex Show & Movie Night

TONIGHT! 2Mex will be performing in La Puente, CA.

$10 pre-sale / $15 @ door
8pm-2am (2Mex hits the stage at 12:30am)
WCW Wednesdays
16110 Old Valley blvd.
La Puente, CA 91744

And TOMORROW, do not miss out on 2Mex's bi-weekly event "Spinner & A Movie!" This week they'll be showing one of my personal favorites (because I love Scarlett Johansson) Ghost World on the big screen. Come out, chill, have a drink or five and kick it.