New Release: Potholes Presents ‘Midnight Snacks’


Funny. Yesterday we found ourselves having the same conversation that seems to be happening over at Potholes In My Blog. Hip-hop instrumentals are truly something special, especially today where you couldn’t find a greater variety in moods and sounds – it’s exciting.

Our compadres over at Potholes put together a great instrumental compilation called Potholes Presents: Midnight Snacks. The project showcases a variety of producers with the common thread of a zoned out nighttime vibe. We’re digging it. Some of our favorite tracks are below! Make sure to grab the free download, too.

D.L.O. The Iceman – “Nice Vibe”

J57 – “Broken Batteries”

Tensei – “Origami”

Trebles and Blues – “The Eastern Wind”

Potholes Presents: Midnight Snacks [Download on Mediafire]

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Tracklist after the jump

Video: Amalia – “Freeze That”


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Are you ready for Amalia to “Freeze That?” Hold onto your britches for some serious funky business for this mind warp of a video. And if all else fails, homegirl got a donut and some glitter for your hair. Just saying.

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Video: Mayer Hawthorne – Behind The Scenes of “The Walk”


Earlier this month, we saw Mayer Hawthorne blow out his lover’s brains in his video for “The Walk.” But of course, he didn’t really do that, did he? Go behind the scenes and see how he pulled it off for the camera. He also talks a bit about the song and even hugs his ex boo.

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Video: Katy B – “Movement”


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Ah, how we love miss Katy B. The video for “Movement” dropped today and shows Katy vacationing with her ladies in the sunny, breezy, and vibrant Ibiza. Too much fun.

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Video: Afta-1 – “HeyeLAND” ft. Nikko Gray


So, uh – guys. We’ve been super duper holding out on y’all. There’s this secret invite only party we’ve been going to for a few months in Jersey (yeah, Jersey) that is all kinds of amazing. Basically, a talented photographer/videographer by the name of Tone (that many New York heads may be familiar with) started a live music series at his loft featuring upcoming talent called Live At The Loft.

For those unable to snag an invite, we’re going to start sharing some of our favorite videos with you. You’ll definitely want to check out the Live At The Loft site for previous performances, which include Chico Mann, Muhsinah, Jesse Boykins III, Full Crate and Mar, Cubic Zirconia, Melo X, and Fresh Daily. Yep. Thank us later.

Without further ado, here’s one of our favorite recent performances featuring Los Angeles’ Afta-1. The gorgeous video perfectly captured the mellow mood and just dropped last night! This is taking us back and making us relive the sexiness in a whole new way. Very much awesome.

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