From Strictly Cassettes:
Making a beat for the greatest voice in Hip Hop can be some pretty big shoes to fill. When Guru first heard DJ Lord Ron’s raw production style on the boards, he knew that they had to get in the studio together. DJ Lord Ron has been getting busy on his MPC-60 since the early 90′s with production credits for artists like C Rayz Walz, Krumbsnatcha and Group Home.
In 2003, Guru linked up with Lord Ron and recorded a few joints. “Propaganda” was one of the tracks that came out of those sessions. The songs they recorded were independently released but still slipped under the radar. In honor of Guru, we’ve resurrected these lost gems on a classic format The Cassingle
DJ Jazzy Jeff: Vinyl Destination EP. 10
Traveling Abroad Ain’t Easy
Composer Hans Zimmer helmed the score for the upcoming Superman film Man of Steel, and the movie’s heartfelt approach to the almost-invincible superhero called for an appropriately optimistic yet yearning soundtrack. Listen exclusively to “DNA,” where Zimmer reaches into Superman’s human identity and Kansas upbringing for a tense, frantic track that captures the glory of Middle America.
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Mid-day BEAT break: Ty — “Knock Knock” (Instrumental)
Something smooth for your Hump Day.