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Justin Timberlake – FutureSex/ LoveSounds (2006)

A defense of pop music’s greatest achievement in the last twenty-five years – none other than Justin Timberlake’s 2006 release FutureSex/LoveSounds

Summer Madness – Cocaine 80s (Feat. Common) (Audio) (2011)

Featured on the vaguely enigmatic Cocaine 80s moniker and subsequent EP, The Pursuit, this record couples an intoxicating guitar-driven melody produced by No I.D. with the throwback lyricism of Common Sense.

Thundercat – The Golden Age of Apocalypse

Whether it’s trunk-rattling bass from Oakland’s newest rapper or the the mellow sensations of beachfront jazz, California has an undeniable charm. This appeal comes from a long lineage of gifted artists ranging from Roy Ayers to the Pharcyde. Few, however capture this essence quite like musician Thundercat.

Nesby Phips & Ski Beatz – Blue in Green (Video) (2010)

If you don’t understand the relevancy of Kind of Blue today, allow me to introduce you to the sounds of Nesby Phips and Ski Beatz.

Ahmed Sirour – Nature Boy (feat. Cleveland Jones) (Audio) (2011)

A brief look at musician/composer Ahmed Sirour, whose modern take on Nat King Cole’s jazz standard “Nature Boy” breathes new life into jazz.

Ayah & DJ Jazzy Jeff – Back For More (Mixtape)

My introduction to Ayah was fueled by a raucous orchestra of horns and heavy installation of both the boom and the bap. It was identifiably hip-hop, but with a soulful vibe.

Roy Ayers – Searching (Vinroc Remix)

Famed Bay Area DJ Vinroc was truly inspired by Roy Ayers, as he re-edits the classic song “Searching”.

REL – On My Way (Video) (2011)

Roy Ayers Project producer/editor REL releases his first video for his instrumental project to be released on the famed SWTBRDS label.

Tall Black Guy – Hollyweird (Instrumental) (2010)

The first installment of Tall Black Guy’s “Hollyweird” series. Released in 2010, this is a must listen.

Tall Black Guy – Hollyweird 2.0 (Instrumental) (2011)

Listen and download the latest instrumental release from the super talented experimental producer Tall Black Guy. It is unlike anything you’ve ever heard, or ever will hear.

Beat Submission: Octavators

Our first posted submission is courtesy of Octavors from Baltimore, MD.

The Are – Manipulated Marauders (2007)

This instrumental album released in 2007 was, and still is a one of a kind concept

Black Star – Respiration Remixes (Audio) (1998)

The Flying High remix ranks as one of the best Hip Hop remixes ever made…no exaggeration.

REL – Orchestration (Instrumentals)

REL from the Roy Ayers Project shows his versatility in ‘Orchestration’.

14kt (Instrumentals)

This Hip Hop producer from Ypsilanti, Michigan has a broad range of sounds, mixed with a truly soulful sound.

100 Akres – Whitney Houston Beat Tape (Instrumentals)

Producer 100 Akres releases a free download of beats, all of which are sampled by the great Whitney Houston.

Damu the Fudgemunk – The Brighter Side

Damu the Fudgemunk is a true Hip Hop producer, and it’s about time he gets some shine.

Alchemist making “Key to the City” beat (Video)

Check out Alchemist in the lab making another classic beat.