Saturday, November 27, 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Grouch & Scarub SOuLeD OUT

The Living Legend's Grouch and Scarub took Maui by storm this weekend with an amazing, sold out show.



As luck would have it, the show fell on my 28th birthday. My birthday was made even sweeter when I received a text early in the day, from Grouch, saying I was on the list for the night. This would have been enough, but, much to my surprise, Grouch had something up his sleeve.
Grouch introduced me to the crowd...

He then proceeded to lead the Casanova's crowd in singing Happy Birthday to me.

It may have been one of the most amazing feelings of my life.

An amazing friend

I'm pretty sure everyone left with a smile on their face. With a line that stretched for two blocks, anyone who got their late was surely kicking themselves.

Photos by Brendan M Smith
Check out the entire photo set here!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Mick Boogie – 93 Til’ Infinity Mix… Inspired by NBA JAM (Mixtape)



To accompany the release of the new NBA Jam, Mick Boogie threw together this mixtape with Dime, MAJOR, Motivation and HOMAGE celebrate the game’s legacy with classic remixes from the ’90s.

NYC-based Mick Boogie, known for his eclectic DJ sets and amazing mixtapes, is also an avid basketball fan and a video game junkie. With the recent return of the classic 90’s arcade game NBA JAM (now refreshed and remixed for 2010), Mick was inspired to put together a mixtape of classic and rare 90’s remixes that serve as the soundtrack to where we were back in the day. Being that NBA JAM dropped in 1993… Mick’s decision to call the mix “93 Til’ Infinity” was the only appropriate choice!

In addition to the mixtape, Mick collaborated with vintage t-shirt designers Homage to create a limited edition NBA JAM/93 Til Infinity inspired tee to celebrate the release of this mix and the videogame. You can find the shirt here.

1. Mick Boogie – Intro
2. Das Efx – Mic Checka (Remix)
3. Souls Of Mischief – 93 Til Infinity (Remix)
4. Grand Puba ft. Mary J Blige – Check It Out (SD50 Remix)
5. A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation (Remix)
6. LL Cool J – Pink Cookies in a Plastic Bag (Remix)
7. Gang Starr – Code Of The Streets (Kenny Dope Remix)
8. Naughty By Nature – Hip-Hop Hooray (Pete Rock Remix)
9. De La Soul – Breakadawn (De La Soul Remix)
10. Fugees – Nappy Heads (Remix)
11. Erick Sermon – Stay Real (Remix)
12. De La Soul – Ego Trippin’ (Gumbo Remix)
13. Nice and Smooth- How To Flow (Remix)
14. Gang Starr ft. Nice & Smooth – DWYCK (Horny Mix)
15. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – T.R.O.Y. (Vibes Remix)
16. Fu-Schnickens ft. Shaq – What’s Up Doc? (K-Cut Remix)
17. Original Flavor ft. Jay-Z – Can I Get Open? (Remix)
18. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – The Creator (Remix)
19. Snoop Dogg – Doggy Dogg World (Perfecto Remix)
20. Das Efx – Real Hip-Hop (Pete Rock Remix)
21. Show & AG – Next Level (Premier’s Nyte Time Remix)
22. Wu-Tang Clan – Can It Be All So Simple? (Remix)
23. Nas – The World Is Yours (Q-Tip Remix)
24. A Tribe Called Quest – The Jam (Grown Man Remix)
25. Black Moon – I Gotcha Open (Remix)
26. Keith Murray – Get Lifted (Erick Sermon Remix)
27. Pharcyde – Passin’ Me By (Fly As A Pie Remix)



Download: 93' Till Infinity Mixtape

Thursday, November 11, 2010

I Like Sample


TOP 10 SAMPLES ~ Part XL
1) I Keep Asking You Questions - Black Ivory = Criminology - Raekwon


2) Heartbeat - War
Funky For You - Nice & Smooth
Heartbeat - Ice-T
Hokus Pokus - Tung Twista


3) Do That Stuff - Parliament
Funky For You - Nice & Smooth
Happy Up Here - Royksopp
I Made Love (4 Da Very 1st Time) - Lil' Shawn
Dog From Around the Way - AMG
Mackstress - Yo-Yo


4) The Well's Gone Dry - The Crusaders
Block Rockin' Beats - Chemical Bros.
B-Boy Bouillabaisse: Droppin Names - Beastie Boys
Release pt3 - Blackalicious ft. Lyrics Born
Gettin' Funky in the Joint - Mellow M Ace


5) Never My Love - Cal Tjader = I Like It - Grand Puba


6) Bumpin' Bus Stop - Thunder and Lightning
Step Up Front - Positive K
Step in the Arena & DWYCK - Gang Starr
I Get Around - 2Pac
Pushing Limits - Dilated Peoples
The Hop - A Tribe Called Quest
Step Up - InI
Get Down - Craig Mack
The Real Weight - No I.D.
The Next Step II - P. Under The Stairs
Gold Digger - Kanye West


7) Riding High - Faze-O
Please Listen to My Demo - EPMD
Please Listen to My Demo - Craig Mack
Shit Iz Real - Black Moon
Slang My Keys - Compton's Most Wanted
Kris Kross - Tonite's tha Night
KAM - Hang Um High


8)The Party's Gettin' Rough - Mantan Moreland & Livingood Pratt
B-Boys Makin' With the Freak Freak - Beastie Boys


9) Summertime - Billy Stewart
Pop That Pussy - 2 Live Crew
Contract On The World Love Jam - PE
DJ P's in Deep Concentration - Gang Starr
Battle of Bongo Hill - The Herbalizer


10) Summertime - Herbie Mann = Doin' Time - sublime
...............and there you have it.
400 samples.
Over 4,000 minutes of my life on tape, just for you!
How's about a thumbs up?
and maybe a kind word if you have time?
or if you are really inspired, send this to your local radio station, video channel, record label, movie producer, talent agent, b-boy crew, music teacher, screenwriter, or just someone who you think understands as we do.

That it's all about the FUNK.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Our Record Store


You may already know (and may not care) that be Bahay Boys HQ is right in the heart of Requests Music, Maui's only record store still standing. I put together a little video with my new Canon t2i, for our Facebook page. The video offers up a tiny glimpse of store we so proudly call home. This is mostly to get DJs and record junkies salivating at our tasty record room. If you're ever in Maui, make it a stop.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

copyright criminals


Copyright Criminals from Silence Nogood on Vimeo.

COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS is an episode from INDEPENDENT LENS showed on PBS.
i found this documentary over @ silencenogood

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