Bloodstone Sues T.I. and Kanye West

Sigh… Another sample lawsuit is on the horizon. This time, soul/funk group Bloodstone is suing Universal Music Group alleging that they never had the rights to license their song “I’m Just Doing My Job“. The song was used for the READ MORE…

Rare Earth Discography Complete!

For those who follow me on Instagram, you know about my quest for all Rare Earth (the label, not the band) albums. Well the quest is finally over! (sort of…) I’ve 99% completed all of the US releases – no READ MORE…

Bleecker Bob’s Closing

Digging at Bleecker Bob’s was kind of a rite of passage for local New York City vinyl junkies. While the shop was known as a punk haven in the 80’s, it was more known for it’s owner in the 90’s READ MORE…

Savage Regime – Silent Hill

My local homies Savage Regime recently filmed a low budget video to their track “Silent Hill“. For those that don’t know, the song is an homage to the video game and contains some creepy familiar scenes. I made the beat READ MORE…

Ill Tal – Trapped in the 90’s

DOWNLOAD The new old instrumental album/beat tape by Ill Tal is finally here via DJBooth.net! I first got the idea for the album while listening to Nas‘s recent track “Loco-motive“. At the end of the track, Nas proclaims it’s for READ MORE…

E.S.G. Sued by E.S.G.

Normally when I write about a music-related law suit, it’s a publisher/content owner suing a rapper over a sample. In this case, it’s 1 sister suing 2 others. E.S.G, the funk/punk band from the South Bronx is the subject of READ MORE…

Diggin’ 07/14

Bought about 40 LP’s this past weekend, with lots of gems. Plus, finally got a copy of Cerrone‘s “Rocket in the Pocket” incase I feel like throwing a block party lol. Below are a few… Joe Farrell – Upon This READ MORE…