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Interview: J-Live

“For underground metaphors…”, quote these three words near an educated hip hop head, and he’ll be sure to add “You can scrape an inch below the turf. For what it’s worth, My style’s been developed in the core of the Earth.” Here…
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Listen: Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark Collab

Stop searching, this is the freshest new release you’ll find this week: Slimkid3 (formerly of The Pharcyde) and Jurassic 5’s DJ Nu-Mark present a nameless full-length collaboration on Delicious Vinyl. And it’s delicious for sure. With contributions by J-Live, Diamond D,…
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Video: J-Live – Money Matters

After hitting us with an audio release of “Money Matters” a couple of weeks ago, J-Live has recently released the visuals to go with it. Directed by the man himself, the video nicely reflects the song’s theme – roll up your…
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Listen: J-Live – Money Matters (Prod. by Oddisee)

Emcee J-Live puts the money where his mouth is with “Money Matters”, a new Oddisee produced track. It’s the first single from his forthcoming album, Around The Sun, due Spring 2014. The album will be released through Mortier Music, J-Live’s newly founded independent…
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Stream: J-Live – The Fun Razor

“The Fun Razor” is a fun little joint that J-Live dropped earlier. Some upbeat production and a killer second and third verse with a sweet flow, some nice alliteration and dope rhymes. Purchase
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Free MP3: J-Live – DWYCK (Gang Starr Cover)

As seen recently live on the main stage of the A3C Festival, J-Live covers DWYCK by Gang Starr in its entirety. This studio recording is from the soon to be released mixtape ‘The Live Supremacy’. J-Live, in typical three man team S.P.T.A. fashion,…
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Review: J-Live – S.P.T.A. (Said Person Of That Ability)

Unlike a lot of veterans still “on the scene” today; J-Live seems to be improving with each new release. Top notch production, as always, and the lyrical content and interesting subject matter of this album was compelling enough to keep me entertained – unlike a lot of today’s “Golden Era” hip hop throughout.
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Tweet & Like #1

These days social media are more important than ever. Not only to stay in touch with friends, but also to follow your favourite artists, labels or magazines. That’s why right before the weekend starts, we provide you with an overview of interesting ‘tweets’ and…