Exile and his Dirty Science collective present his “Cassette” mixtape as a thank you gift for the holiday season. The mixtape features exclusive songs from Exile’s vaults (1996-2009) featuring demo versions from his rap album “4TRK MIND” as well as demo versions from Blu & Exile and Emanon (Aloe Blacc & Exile).
All songs were made on a 4-track recorder and produced by Exile, except “Like That,” produced by Kankick.
I had the pleasure of seeing Alchemist DJ @ DJ AM’s tribute concert @ the Nike Theater last week, and needless to say I was blown away by his Dj set, headliner Dj Premier, and not to mention Dj Homicide, & Ben Baller who I’ve never even seen DJ! So much talent was there that night, it was unbelievable. It was for a great cause; the Belvedere was plentiful and I got to enjoy burning indoors with staff that wish to remain anonymous. Although, I did see and will show love to Kev Brown, WC, Krondon, Oh No, and MED, just to name a handful of the many artists that were in attendance. I got it in… and everyone only had good things to say about AM, NIKE, Los Angeles in general.
Video of Alchemist playing DJ AM’s rap song by ben baller.. from his blog http://blog.ifandco.com/
Aloe Blacc and DJ Exile have been making the rounds on the Los Angeles hip-hop circuit for nearly ten years, dropping a number of highly sought after 12-inches, waiting for the right moment to grace shelves with a debut long-player. Waiting Room will satisfy fans still spinning worn-out copies of 2002's Anon and On EP, with Exile favoring easygoing strings and mid-tempo drums in his highly polished production style. On the mic Aloe Blacc fuses with the beats superbly, ...