I just discovered a great digging mixtapes blog. Unfortunately it’s writen in Japanese, so I have no idea what is being said, but it’s still nice to look at the pictures. Orgy In Rhythm is a great little Jazz album blog. You’ll definately get excited if you are a crate digger with an appreciation for … Read more
For all of you cats who like to chop, loop, and flip those samples; beware of an up and coming new enemy to sample based music production… the sample trolls. Slate magazine has done an excellent job illustrating a part of the music industry that many of us lesser known producer have not had the … Read more
The recent raid and arrests of DJ Drama and Don Cannon have shaken up the extire mixtape tape world and some of the largest mixtape distributors, sites, and DJ?s have ceased selling their products. Many in the industry are running for cover and contemplating what the future has in store for Hip Hop, mixtapes, and … Read more
I’d like to say R.I.P. to Disco D who passed away from suicide on January 22nd. I wasn’t fortunate enough to meet him, but to this day I am still awestruck with the work that he did on 50 Cent’s "Ski Mask Way".
They let me out of my gig a little early today so I took the opportunity to do a little crate digging on my way home from work. It’s tough when you walk into store and can’t find anything that you want. Imagine walking into a store and not being able to find one old … Read more
For a fairly young dude, I’m soooo old school and sometimes wish that I had been around and active during the birth of Hip-Hop. This attitude is very well represented in my musical releases and cover artwork and I give a lot of credit for my style and inspiration coming from those who represented so … Read more
Ahhh yeah… It’s been a while since I’ve been around, but we’re finally back in effect with a number of changes and completed projects, including the redesign of Crate Kings and development of my other site Own The Frame, which is centered around the subject of lifehacks and office/personal productivity. I hope that everyone like … Read more