John Legend & The Roots release video “Little Ghetto Boy”

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Unless you have been living under a rock, that is under another rock, you know about John Legend and The Roots collaboration album coming September 21st, 2010.  You can pre-order the album here. Singles and now video has slowly begun to seep out, to give us all a taste of this powerful talent packed album.  They have just released the video “Little Ghetto Boy”.  A mellow laid back track, that makes you feel that you are in Harlem in 1975 with your afro pick. :)  Enjoy.

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbY7KTZFR5Y

Fresh from the Fridge: Trey Songz feat Drake- The Usual

Did I speak to soon?! A Trey Songz Drake colabo that will be on Trey’s new album Passion, Pain, Pleasure? Hmmmmm I’m not sure if this is true because this single isn’t on the track list I got for the album but who knows. Hell who care’s cause I got it and now yall got it!

Though this isn’t a “Successful” worthy track by the duo it is a nice track none the less with dope production my Drake’s right hand man 40. Let me know what you think.

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Download: [download id=”99″]

Enjoy the freshness

-Black Milk

Fresh from the Fridge: The Cee Lo Green Mix (mixtape)

Here’s another strong Cee Lo mixtape for your listening pleasure to get you through the week and to hold you down till his long awaited album drops December 7th. Packed with 44 of Cee Lo’s dopest tracks all beautifully blended with no annoying Dj shout outs or promo’s what’s so ever!

Download: [download id=”98″]

5 out of 5 Cartons

Enjoy the freshness

-Black Milk

Fresh from the Fridge: Justin Bieber feat Rakwon, Kanye West- Runaway Love Remix (single)

Yeah you heard it right! I am featuring a Justin Bieber song! Hahahahah Why you ask? Press play down below and I guarantee you it will be followed by a click on the download link I also provided. This track it dope!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m not even mad at Justin for this one.

There was a ton of news about this remix prior to it coming out just because of the unusual feature’s. I mean Kanye West and Wu Tang Clans Raekwon the Chef with teen pop heart throb Justin Bieber?! I would of never thought in a million years but I can safety say that Justin Beiber “ain’t nothing to fuck with!” on this track. lol The beat immediately start out Wu Tang style and Raekwon come out of no where with that gutter east coast vibe the Justin come’s out of know where himself and his vocals are on point with catchy lyrics to go with it. Kanye def made a masterpiece with this one.

All the Justin Bieber hater’s give prop’s to the kid. His talent can’t be denied. Check out his youtube page with his material before he became famous and you’ll see what I’m talking about. Looking at that page I can understand why he was signed straight from his youtube page with the covers he did and all the damn instruments he can play. I’m not going to even front…I’ve caught myself a few time’s singing “Baby Baby” in my head when the shit come on the radio hahahahaha Let me know what you think about the track.

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Download: [download id=”97″]

-Enjoy the freshness yall

-Black Milk

Drake and Nicki Minaj Tie The Knot?! (news/mixtape)

Yes you heard it right! Drake and Nicki Minaj tie the knot!!!! I mean are yall really that shocked? I mean Drake did say he’d “Fucking do it” in his new single “Miss Me” and I quote…

I love Nicki Minaj
I told her I’d admit it
I hope one day we get married just to say we fuckin’ did it
And girl, I’m fuckin’ serious
If you wit it then I’m wit it
‘Cause yo verses turn me on and your pants are mighty fitted, ugh

“Miss Me” (quote is at 2:07)

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRLSQDCkcaA

The big announcement came via both the stars Twitter accounts with Nicki asking Drake Friday afternoon (August 27)….

The tweets even caught the attention of down south rapper Slim Thug as he tweeted ” F*ckk I lost anotha @nickiminaj” Ok  now that I’ve got some of you with your mouth’s dropped and shocked with all thee above I have to break some more official news to you. When reps for both Drake and Nicki Minaj were asked if the news of the marriage was true they confirmed that rappers did not really tie the knot, though both tweeted that they did earlier that day. So whats up with all the twying? (twitter+lying= twying) lol If you ask me I think it’s one hell of an ingenious marketing/ publicity stunt with Drake just dropping the “Miss Me” single. Can you imagine how many people are looking up this single right now? Or how many people are adding both they’re twitters and looking they’re picture’s up? Shout out to Nicki Minaj’s booty by the way. lol

With the short lived celebration of the fake marriage thought I’d hit yall with a joint mixtape by both the rappers.  Expect Nicki Minaj to  release her long-awaited debut album, Pink Friday, on November 23.



“Nicki Minaj
01. Woo
02. I Think She Likes Me Feat. The Lox
03. All I Do Is Win Remix
04. Hold Yuh
05. Dang A Lang Feat. Trina
06. Lil Freak Remix
07. Massive Attack (Ted Smooth Remix)
08. I Bought That
09. Hello Good Morning

“Drake
10. Freestyle Live At The Carrier Dome
11. July
12. Find Your Love
13. All Night Long
14. 4 My Town (Ted Smooth Remix)
15. Over
16. Shut It Down
17. Fall For Your Type
Lil Wayne Bonus Songs
18. My Generation Feat. Damien Marley & Nas
19. Pussy Niggaz Feat. Jae Millz
20. Currency Feat. Rick Ross & Trina

Download: [download id=”91″]

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-Black Milk

Fresh from the Fridge: Dre Dre- Turn Me On (single)

Could this track be another possible leak off Dre’s highly anticipated Detox album to go with the other leaked song featuring Jay Z? Hmmmmm well if you ask me I’d tell you that I don’t really give a damn. Detox was suppose to drop in 2004 and were now 6 years into 2010. I don’t know about you but I was over the album in 2005 with as long as he’s taking to make it and now claims it will drop sometime this year lol. Dre had this to say on his site about the leaked tracks…

No shit Dre! The songs are a 2 minutes long with one verse! And am I the only one thinking that Bishop Lamont, Dre’s ex artist wrote his lyrics on this track?! I swear if Dre’s name wasn’t on the title I would of thought it was a Bishop Lamont track because he is dead on with the way he spits and Dre doesn’t spit like this at all! I wouldn’t be surprised if Dre went through the hundreds of songs Bishop recorded while under Aftermath that Dre technically owns and jacked the bars from him. I’m going to have to get a hold of Bishop Lamont and ask him personally. lol But yeah I’m feeling the beat, sample, hook, and Bishop Lamonts lyrics on this one none the less. lol

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Download: [download id=”86″]

Enjoy the freshness yall and let me know what you think.

-Black Milk


Fresh from the Fridge: Kid Cudi feat Kanye West- Wylin Cuz I’m Young (single)

Got some new Kid Cudi heat for yall fresh off his new up coming album Man On The Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager dropping October 26, 2010. Though it’s no “Day and Night” which is pretty much the only quality single in my mind that he’s ever put out it’s decent none the less with a dope beat, catchy hook, and good feature with Kanye West.

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Download: [download id=”85″]

Enjoy the freshness!

-Black Milk

Black Milk Speak’s on New Album “Album of the Year”

No I don’t have a new album dropping. Hell I wish. It’s the super Producer/MC Black Milk I’m speaking on today. You know I still don’t know why he call’s himself Black Milk? I know it’s not because he’s black and white like myself. He produce’s for my sister Aadyo so I’m going to have to have her hit him up and ask him about that or if any of you know let me know. But yeah Black Milk is by far one of my top 5 producers and MC’s straight outta Detroit. Known for crazy production with Slum Village and working right next to the legend J Dilla.

After more than 12 months of recording and preparation, Black Milk’s new release is almost here. Album Of The Year will be dropping September 14, 2010. But till then Black Milk’s speaks a little bit on the album and I am of course hooking yall up with a few singles and a preview of the album art work as well as the track list. Enjoy the dope album trailer and interview my people’s…

Official Album Trailer

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtAWqyYkFdI&feature=related

Black Milk speaks on his new album “Album of the Year”

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmTAx5kjd_8&feature=player_embedded#!

01. 365
02. Welcome (Gotta Go)
03. Keep Going
04. Oh Girl f. AB
05. Deadly Medley f. Royce Da 5’9″ & Elzhi
06. Distortion f. Melanie Rutherford
07. Over Again f. Monica Blaire
08. Black and Brown f. Danny Brown
09. Round of Applause
10. Warning (Keep Bouncing)
11. Gospel Psychedelic Rock
12. Closed Chapter f. Mr. Porter

Welcome (Gotta Go)

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How Dare You

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Download: [download id=”78″]

Don Cornelius

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Download: [download id=”79″]

-Black Milk

P.S. Don Cornelius is my shit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wyclef For President!


President of Haiti that is. It’s offical yall! The Grammy winning MC, singer, producer, father and activist *catches breath* Wyclef confirmed the rumors that he will in fact be running for office via CNN’s own Wolf Blitzer. As you watch this interview you’ll see that Wolf goes hard on Wyclef with the questions as he has with any political figure on his show and Clef hold his own like a champ.

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41a0FYJbQXo

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Actor Sean Penn is pretty skeptical of Clef running for President and puts him on super blast in this interview shortly after his announcement

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6UK8lf6o3c&feature=channel

His early start at a presidential campaign is very reminiscent of Obama’s in the sense that he’s the under dog in this race with not having any sort of political background. Clef even mention’s in his interview with Wolf that he plans to follow in Baracks footstep’s with his campaign by doing a lot of what Barack did as far as hitting the internet strong and using his connections/ relationships to raise money. I believe Wyclef has a great chance at winning. The people of Haiti love and believe in him. He’s all ready the ultimate inspiration to his people being born and bred in the slums of Haiti and coming out of it the successful person that he is today never forgetting his roots. And dammit if Arnold Schwarzenegger’s punk ass can be the Governor of California then Wyclef should have no problem at all being President of his born Country.

Hey Clef! I have one hell of an idea to add to your campaign! Remix you “If I Were President” single you know by taking out the assassinated part and making it Haiti friendly lol

Wyclef Jean- If I Were President

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pq_3OheqzU

I back Wyclef in his campaign 100% Haiti need’s change just like we needed change. Plus the picture I took with him below at his show that my sister and I opened up for will be even extra special! “Yeah that’s me with the President of Haiti yall!” lol

-Black Milk

Lil Wayne Calls in Live From Rikers Island!

We all know that you don’t have to actually go to prison to know that it sucks major ass to be in it, or know the crazy ish that goes down in it. And if you have no clue watch the HBO series Oz lol What we dont know is what prison is like for Lil Wayne? He’s been locked up at Rikers Island since March 2010 for possession of weapons and is set to carry out a year sentence or 4 months shy of a year is Weezy is on his best behavior. It’s been 5 months since then and no real word or news from Weezy until now.

Funk Master Flex recently got the chance to interview Wayne live from Rikers on his radio show and asked him the questions some of us are dying to know like…

  1. When are you getting out?
  2. Who would be the first artist you’d want to record with when you get out?
  3. How can fans write to you?
  4. What music are you listening to while in Rikers?
  5. Whats does a  day in Rikers consist of?
  6. How’s the food?
  7. What do you plan on doing differently when you get out?
  8. I’m Not A Human Being EP?
  9. Carter 4?
  10. How often do you and Drake/ Nicki Minaj talk?

Rikers Island Interview Part 1

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb1WkxiPlzI&feature=related

Rikers Island Interview Part 2

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2CARjUCuJA&feature=related

What question’s would you ask Weezy? Let me know in the comments section down below. I know a few I’d ask are… Have you dropped the soap? Who does your braids now? Are you writing down your lyrics now so you remember them when you get out? lol

-Black Milk

P.S. Free Weezy!

Fresh from the Fridge: Dirty Money featuring Drake- Hurt (single)

I’ve had this single in my “exclusives vault” for a hot sec and it is by far one of my favorite singles. Lost count on how many times I’ve listened to this track and for the longest I thought it was a Drake single with a random singer friend of his. Come to find out it’s an official Dirty Money track off they’re new up and coming album  “Last Train To Paris.”

Puff’s singing is pretty damn decent on this track along with Drake’s harmonizing and bar’s towards the end. Nice beat. Love love love the hook. Super catchy, original, and I can relate to a time in my life where I loved someone more then I loved myself *tear drops* lol Dirty Money’s album is expected to drop in the fall 2010 sometime. Till then enjoy this single before the radio gets a hold of it cause I can guarantee this will be a track that they play out.

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Download: [download id=”67″]

Enjoy the freshness

-Black Milk

Fresh from the Fridge: J. Cole- The Blow Up (mixtape/video)

Whats up Soulified Nation?! Jay-z’s protege and first signed artist to his label Roc Nation is finally above ground in the mainstream limelight with his two singles “Lights Please”  and his most recent single “Who Dat.” So I’m hitting yall with some new J. Cole heat to get you by till his album “Cole World” drops October 26th of this year. Expect production from Kanye West, No I.D., and Pharrell just to name a few.

I’ve been a J.Cole fan ever since he dropped his first mixtape “The Come Up” in 07 and his second “The Warm Up” in 09 which were both solid mixtapes that felt like album’s. The Blow Up, though not an official mixtape made by J. Cole is solid like his past two with great production, lyrics, new material off the upcoming album and unheard past tracks. And one of the most important things to me in a mixtape…no annoying ass DJ’s f’ing up the mixtape with shout outs and plugs. YES! Let’s just hope that his mixtapes aren’t better then his actual album like another certain light skinned mixed rapper who’s name rhymes with Blake. lol

Also check out these 2 dope music videos by director BB Gun. Very simple concept but all around dope the way the camera stays with one continuous shot with all sort’s of ish happening as J walks and spits.


“Simba”

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6PyB9Feu_k

“Who Dat

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6o9dXLNuXic&feature=avmsc2

For those that were sleepin on his past two mixtapes I went ahead and made those available for download for you as well. In return just hit me a comment in our new facebook comment feature down below whether its a shout out, thank you, or opinion on the write up.

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Enjoy the freshness,

-Black Milk

Goodbye Alicia Keys… Hello Alicia Beatz!

*Swizz Beatz voice* “It’s wedding time!” Alicia has finally married her long time boyfriend since 2008, “rapper” and record producer Swizz Beatz during a very small and private ceremony on the Mediterranean Sea in Italy this Sunday (August 1st). The 29 year old Alicia who is currently pregnant with her first child from Swizz walked down the isle in stunning cream Grecian-style dress showing off her little baby bump as gorgeous as she want’s to be. For the record this will be Swizz’s 4th child making Alicia his 3rd baby mama. Now thats a catch!

Since I wasn’t invited to the wedding due to the secret relationship Alicia and I had before Swizz *tear drops* I managed to find some photo’s of the wedding for you guys to view. I still love you Alicia!!!!! lol : o )~

Alicia and her parents

Beatz son Nasier latched on to Step Mom to be Alicia Keys and father Kasseem Dean aka Swizz Beatz

Alica and Swizz ready to tie the knot

Alicia throwing up the bouquet. Wonder who caught it. Hmmmmm

Swizz and 1st born Nasier

This seemed to be the weekend of big weddings as T.I. finally married Tiny after 9 years of being together in a star studded ceremony on Saturday (July 31) and the biggest of the 3 (why I dont know) was Chelsea Clintons wedding which was on Saturday as well which supposedly cost and estimated 5 million dollars to pull off!

-Black Milk

P.S. Feel free to post your comments and thoughts down below with our new facebook comment feature!

Fresh from the Fridge: Nicki Minaj – Your Love (single/ video)

Now I’ll be the very first to admit that Nicki Minaj’s voice, prior songs, weird movements, fashion sense, and facial expressions bug the shit out of me. But I am not even mad at her for this track and the video to go with it.

I first heard this track on Power 106’s “New at 2” segment and was immediately hooked. The sample is dope. The beat knock’s. The hook is catchy. Her singing voice is on point (even with the auto tune). And the lyrics have a dope LL Cool J vibe with a female twist. Then MTV puts out the actual video as well as the behind the scenes for it and that was the icing on the cake! For those that don’t know I’m a second degree black belt so the Geisha karate themed theme of the video had me hooked from the start. And to top it off she has an actual martial artist and great actor; Michael Jai White as her leading man. The story line is nice with her being one of his students and falling for him as well.

My 3 complaints about this video:

  1. Kill like 90% of all the flowy artsy silk crap and have an actual Japanese style karate Dojo as well as the outside scenery.
  2. The karate choreography is boo boo.
  3. And for all of us fellow’s she covered ALL of her booty through out the whole damn video! lol

Official Video

Behind the Scenes

I’m going to go ahead and hook all my people up with a few options for this track to download. 3 remixed versions of the track. And Rick Ross’s is by far the best out of the 3. Sean Pauls has to be the worst. He kills the whole track shouting all outta place like Dj Clue. The original track. And the instrumental for those that want to sing/ spit over it or just like the beat and not Nicki Minaj lol

Your Love (original)

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Your Love (instrumental)

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Your Love Rick Ross (remix)

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Your Love Florida (remix)

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Your Love Sean Paul (remix)

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Download All Singles:[download id=”73″]

Enjoy the freshness.

-Black Milk


Slum Village- Villa Manifesto (album review/ preview)

Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The new Slum Village album is officially out! Yes!!! This next to the new Dwele album has to be the most anticipated album for me being big fans of both and Detroit music period.

This album is very special to me given the loss of the 2 original member of Slum Village. J Dilla passed in February 2006 from his long fought battle with Lupus. Baatin passed just last year to a still unknown death because the family didn’t want to release it but we do know that he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and struggled with emotional problems. I’d hate to believe that he took his own life because the day of his death he was schedule to perform with Elzhi and T3 in Canada for the Villa Manifesto album but wasn’t able to cross the border due to past legal problems.

Listening to this album I got a ton of mixed emotions. It’s super dope to hear an album after all these years with all the members together but sad to know that 2 of the greats from the group are really gone. Baatin managed to finish majority of the album prior to his death and let me tell yall he gets it in on this one! I think this is one of his greatest pieces of work by far because he spits and sings like I didn’t even know he could. The video below is one of my favorite tracks that Baatin spits/sings called Actin Normal directed by Dwele that didn’t even make this album! Dope video by the way Dwele.

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFFkm97jrb0

My only complaint is that he didn’t spit in his second language like he did on prior albums. Though I didn’t understand a word he was saying it sounded dope as all hell! Aside from Baatin’s performance on the album T3 and Elzhi also represent as well on the lyrical tip showing everyone in the states what Detroit music is all about and in my mind the dopest music right now all around, and I was born and raised in Cali and I’m saying this. All around the album is a good piece of work but I expected much more from Slum being that this album is so monumental along with the time it took to put it out. I wanted Fantastic Vol.3 on steroids!

There’s only 12 tracks on the album out of the possible 20 they could had which they’re past masterpiece Fantastic Vol 2 did. And for those that see 13 tracks in the track listing I didnt #8 Dont fight the Feeling featuring Dwele because its an instrumental with Dwele singing a repetitive hook! So much for a super Dwele heater feature like Tainted : o ( Hell there were 6 tracks on the “Villa Manifesto LP” album they put out last year in December (online only) that was supposedly suppose to give us a taste of the real album to come yet none of the tracks on the LP or on the official album. Bad marketing in my mind. I’d of been more satisfied waiting for one solid/ full album. My other complaint about this album is the lack of J Dilla’s presence. He has soooooo many tracks out there that haven’t been heard that only Slum would have access to as well as dope unreleased vocals that weren’t used. I wanted to give this album 5 cartons so bad but can’t with the above said.

01 Bare Witness Ft. Babu
02 Lock It Down
03 Scheming Ft J. Dilla, Posdnuos, and Phife
04 Earl Flinn
05 Faster
06 2000 Beyond Ft. J Dilla
07 Dance Ft. Ab
08 Dont Fight The Feeling Ft. Dwele
09 Um Um Ft. Keys
10 The Set Up
11 The Reunion Pt. 2
12 Where Do We Go From Here Ft. Little Brother
13 We’ll Show You Ft. A

3 1/2 out of 5 Cartons



I left yall with a few of my favorite tracks to listen to from the album as well as the “Actin Normal” single to download that didn’t make the album. R.I.P. J Dilla and Baatin!

Download: [download id=”72″]

#1 Bare Witness featuring Babu

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#7 Dance featuring Ab

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#9 Um Um featuring Keys

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#11 The Reunion Pt. 2

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– Black Milk