Video Throwback: Pharcyde’s “Drop” + Skillz Hip Hop Confessionals with Q-Tip & PB Wolf

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“Drop” by The Pharcyde is arguably one of the greatest hip-hop videos ever made, not to mention all the Dilla-beat love. So when Skillz makes this confession about sleeping on Dilla and his tracks for “Runnin,” “Drop,” and “Something That Means Something” in his own ‘Confessional’ video series, we are truly getting a piece of hip-hop history.

Single + Video Released by Belleruche: “Clockwatching”

This is the first single to be released from Belleruche‘s third studio album, 270 Stories, set to hit the shelves on October 11th, 2010 on Tru Thoughts Records. The London based group’s lead singer, Kathrin deBoer, has a sound that epitomizes the word soulful. Look out for Belleruche’s album in the fall.

GPWW 6/14/10: Worldwide Family Mixtape – Eliphino Mix

This week, Gilles goes as deep as he wants to, starting off with some sunshine by Seu George (Roy Ayers’ classic, “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”), playing tunes by Flying Lotus, Janelle Monae, and finishing off the show with “On a Clear Day” by the Charlie Byrd Trio. Elephino (pictured above) brings us the Worldwide Family Mixtape this week, mixing in some of his own work with other artists including Prince, Joy Orbison, and Kid Kanevil.

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Mick Boogie presents Rick Ross & Big Boi: New Mixtape

Mick Boogie brings us a fresh blend of Big Boi and Rick Ross in Southernplayalisticmaybachmusic, a new mixtape released yesterday. We were teased with an early release of “Shutterbug (Remix),” but now you can download the whole tape. The rappers’ two distinctive styles (each has at least a verse on every song) and a number of smooth R&B style hooks create a dynamic mix of tracks. See the back cover with a full track list after the jump.

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Big Boi’s new album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, is coming out July 6th, while Rick Ross’s Teflon Don will be released July 20th, so keep an eye out for those next month.

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