Bryant K Video – “Daisies Grow”

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We continue to see Stones Throw Records expand their horizons beyond hip-hop, and as usual, they stray far, far left in genres. Bryant K is another example, with his single “Daisies Grow.” He’s been active on the NYC scene since relocating in the mid-90s from St. Louis, Prague and Berlin, and is known to be the “downtown swinger.” He was also the first to broadcast East Village Radio on Monday nights from 6-8 PM with a show called B-sides.

His 7″ single, “Daises Grow” is now on sale as vinyl or MP3, b/w “Stars”
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Nickodemus Featuring The Real Live Show, Sadat X, iLLspokinN and Rabbi Darksode – “A New York Minute” + MP3

The latest record by Nickodemus, A New York Minute, features The Real Live Show, Sadat X, iLLspokinN and Rabbi Darkside plus a couple remixes. The “Summer of 77 Mix” heads into hip-hop territory as the hand-selected MC’s each have a personal story to tell before they pass the mic. The production is funky with 70′s Afro-funk break, organ drops & rapid fire guitar licks – not to mention plenty of shine on the mic from all the MC’s involved. The “Barrio Bump Mix” offers a more percussive dancefloor swing to the same stories, but in a live-at-the-BBQ fashion. Look out for a video coming soon…

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A NEW YORK MINUTE by Nickodemus feat The Real Live Show, Sadat X, Rabbi Darkside, iLLspokinN by NickodemusNYC

Estelle – “Break My Heart” ft. Rick Ross

Estelle has yet to let us down; her albums get better as her career moves forward even after the enormous jolt of “American Boy,” the Kanye West collaboration which brought UK rapper/singer Estelle to the US public eye. The next Estelle album will be called All of Me and judging from the new single “Break My Heart” ft Rick Ross, we’re happy to get even a piece of her. She also worked with David Banner and Daley recently on this track, “Benz.”

Buy “Break My Heart” ft. Rick Ross [Atlantic Records]

Buy “Benz” with David Banner and Daley [iTunes]

Dotmatic – It’s Yours Vinyl + Contest

Dotmatic has been extremely busy in the studio cooking up some tasty treats. This year he has been featured twice on the Record Breakin’ Music 5 Year Anniversary compilation, released the first in a new series of seasonal projects with Lullabies for Winter, and now It’s Yours. All this and we are only three months into the year! Reminiscent of his highly acclaimed debut album The City, Dotmatic puts his own twist on hip-hop and soulful beats, all packed into a 45 vinyl record. Apparently a rather quiet fellow was able to sneak into the studio and copy some notes he left laying around that described the tracks on It’s Yours… Check them out after the jump.

Dotmatic gave us some wax to give away, so enter to win a copy of the It’s Yours 7″ single.

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