SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS:HOW MANY MICSSCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS:HOW MANY MICS
scratchtheblock.com is back with a new underground hip hop selection titled How Many Mics.
It’s a journey into old school beats from the past but we don’t forget the nowadays good music from the underground scene!
We press da gas pedal, with a great tune by Detroit hip hop group , Slum Village. In 2009 they dropped the supa-catchy single titled Cloud 9 featuring the special voice of former member of neo-soul group Floetry, Marsha Ambrosius
The next masterpiece, is a classic from Mos Def 1999 debut album Black On Both Sides. Yasin spits his dynamic verses on da track titled Mr. Nigga featuring Q-Tip over the sumptuous beats produced by Rhode Island producer D-Prosper , the man behind several projects by 50 Cents,Young Buck, Llyod Banks, Tony Yayo and Mobb Deep .
If someone of you consider an indisputable fact that nowadays it’s impossible to discover dope underground artists, we give ya the proof of your wrong consideration! The proof have a name and the name is Joey Bada$$. We selected a supa-dupa-gem from the classic debut mixtape 1999 that “de facto” legitimated the talent of this young rapper (with an old school swagg!!). The track is Fromdatomb$ and it’s one of the most solid and compelling production of the recents past years. On da beat Pro Era up-n-coming mastermind Chuck Strangers.
West Coast rapper Ice Cube dropped in 1993 his fourth studio album, Lethal Injection. We selected da gangsta-dope-shit titled You Know How We Do It produced by Quincy Jones’s son , QD III that worked with Too $hort, LL Cool J,En Vogue among others.
Scratchtheblock spins only dope hip hop music, so sit down, fast your belts and pump up the volume because we are ready to bang your head with a must have hip hop old school tune titled Code Of The Street with two legends from the underground scene and generally the entire hip hop world: Primo and Guru.The track is included on Gang Starr fourth album called Hard To Earn and for this occasion DJ Premier resumed the sample of a Monk Higgins’s record : Little green Apples.
On December we recommended the lil masterpiece by hip hop underground group Familiars Unseen: Grown & Fresh . Today , in order to spread their magnificent talent and incredible good music, we chose Doin Me. Mr.Derrick Buck and James Faulkner will make ya feel good with their real hip hop flow! Don’t miss the genuine music promoted by Eclectic Ghetto Music label
We admired the majestic skills by Los Angeles DJ/producer DJ Nu-Mark on our jazz-hop selection Jazz-Hop & Cadillac and today we focus again our attention on his music with a must have smash from his Broken Sunlight . Enjoy da beat with J-Live dope bars, singer/femcee/DJ Erica Dee and Providence rapper M3……………this is Tonight!
If ya are looking for quality, surely DJ Jazzy Jeff is always a proper choice! Please stand up and make a standing ovation for the incredible Jeff’s prowess. This time we selected anotha sumptuos tune from The Return of the Magnificent. Ladies & gentlemen this is da sound of All I Know featuring New York rapper C.L Smooth.
Oktane and Price Tag, members of California hip hop group known as Audio Push, abandoned their proverbial “jerk style”, to exploring underground hip hop vibes with the collaborative track with Pro Era’s leader Joey Bada$$, titled Tis The Season. The track is included on Audio Push last effort called Come As You Are and it’s produced by renowned producer Hit-Boy.
The last track is a 1996 gem by A Tribe Called Quest from their fourth album Beats,Rhymes And Life. We are talking about Word Play featuring Consequence. The Ummah used the sample of Rodney Franklin jazz record !!!!! Damn,peeps where are in heaven!!!!