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Culture by Lone Catalysts LIMITED EDITION 12″ Vinyl

#IndustryCertified, Singles, The Crates 18 Nov 17 0

Culture by Lone Catalysts LIMITED EDITION 12″ Vinyl

Sparkling sneakers and dance sequences, scratching and beat juggling, throw up and burning, everyone knew what he was doing there since the duo Lone Catalysts had announced the color: CULTURE was going to celebrate the Hip Hop in its five declensions. From graffiti to beatboxing, from deejaying to dancing with, above the debates, its most visible part of all: RAP.

“Return Of The Ghetto Fly” by Amp Fiddler (feat. J Dilla, T3 & Neco Redd)

#IndustryCertified, Singles, The Crates 13 Nov 17 0

Amp Fiddler – aka the Detroit musician Joe Fiddler who played with two of the greatest RnB groups ever created (namely Enchantment and Parliament/Funkadelic), taught J Dilla how to use the MPC60, and wrote and recorded music with the likes of Prince and Seal – has released his 4th studio album on fellow Detroit native Moodymann’s Mahogani Music.

Amp Dog Knights is a suite of 13 tracks A&Red and co-curated with the house & techno luminary, and features unreleased Dilla beats, vocals from Moodyman and a bevy of other Detroit legends.

Full Album available via Amoeba Music

Young RJ’s Blaq Royalty

Albums/Eps, Featured, New Releases, The Crates 07 Nov 17 0

Young RJ Tte veteran producer releases his debut album, Blaq Royalty, which contains 12 full tracks from the late J Dilla’s former intern.

The new album features appearances from BJ The Chicago Kid, Joyner Lucas, Pete Rock, Boldy James, Drey Skonie, Statik Selektah, Guilty Simpson and more. The new project from Young RJ has a slew of diverse records that are informative, following socio-political issues going on in the world such as police killing unarmed black men and the state of the country under a new leader. There are also songs that are potential club bangers, as well as joints that the ladies will find enjoyable for the upcoming winter season. Continue Reading