Happy New Year Sample Drop!

Happy New Year Everyone!  2006 has definitely been an interesting and exciting year all around, especially musically.  We saw the return of Jay Z, the confession by Nas that Hip Hop is Dead, and The Source magazine asking if Hip Hop has become a minstrel show.  It seems as if there is a theme developing … Read more

Smack DVD Beat Making Videos – D.R. Period, Arsonist of Heatmakerz, Just Blaze,

I went ahead and gathered every Smack DVD beat making video that I could find. It just so happens that I hold a lot of respect for D.R. Period and it’s pretty interesting to hear his view on how a beat should knock. Arsonist from the Heatmakerz throws together something pretty hot in no time … Read more

Science Skateboards Mixtape by DJ Semantik Is Now Available

We’re doing big things here at Crate Kings!  The official Science Skateboards mixtape by DJ Semantik is now available as a free stream over at the Science website and consists of breaks and samples mixed with classic 90’s to 2000 Hip-Hop.  I’m told that in addition to being bundled with their promo skate CD Rom … Read more