Blu and Mainframe are Johnson&Jonson .:Apr 12 09:.


So it must have been 2005 or 2006. Jo_iLL hooked up a Homegrown Blends booth at a Slum Village show in Oxnard.  I agreed to help out.  I had never been to Oxnard.  Supa Koopa met us at the show.  I don't remember the location other than it was right next to the beach and the venue was pretty big.  In any event, Johnson&Jonson performed at the show as well as Pacific Division.   Supa was all hyped when J&J came on because he knew Mainframe and wanted to support.  I had heard of Blu at the time but that's about it.  Fast forward 4 to 5 years later. If you are into hip hop and don't know who Blu is now you must be on another planet.  Supa had talked for some time about the Blu and Mainframe project dropping and even previewed a track for us over a year ago (I believe it was "The Only Way").  Below the Heavens came out then the CRAC project and still no J&J.  Finally... Below the Heavens was a dope album, but don't sleep on this album.  For my personal taste, I'd put this up there with Below the Heavens.  To me it would be like comparing apples and oranges because the production is different but equally good.  Blu brings it as usual and again shows his versality as an MC rhyming over a variety of beats.  Mainframe's production is on point.  Very soulful. I mean you got slow chill tracks, head nod ish, you name it and Blu sounds dope over each track.  My favorite tracks are 1, 2, 6, 7, all the tracks on the D side.

 

We're proud to carry the J&J vinyl at freshcrate.com.  Jaba and I both played a couple of Blu tracks on our mixtapes Poked in the Eye and Hip Hop is Dead 2.  Check em both also at www.freshcrate.com.

 

 -Argonaut

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Stop Motion Megaman .:Apr 12 09:.


On a daily basis, I usually check out behance.net for design inspiration. This vid was posted today....SICK!



-- Jo_iLL --

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BAMBU IN-STORE AT ACCESS HIP HOP .:Apr 10 09:.




So Bambu has an in-store at SD's main hip hop music store Access Hip Hop on April 11 at 4:00 p.m.  if you're not busy stop by and say's wuts up to him.  He was kind enough to do a verse for me on Hip Hop? 2 (cover designed by JABAone) rumor has it that he's laid some verses over some Supa Koopa heat coming soon...  btw check out www.accesshiphop.com for Bam's CDs or other fine homegrown blends products.

-Argonaut

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Mos Def...DOOM Fan .:Apr 09 09:.




.: Jo_iLL :.

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Upcoming Events! .:Apr 08 09:.


Check out some gigs brought to you by the Armory Massive:


You can Pick up DJ DOPESHOES latest Mix CD over at FRESHCRATE.COM



All you CV heads, come on out and check out some dope beats by some fresh DJS!

-DJ BOJO

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COOL!!! .:Apr 08 09:.


What people don't understand is that writers LOVE trains... PURE HATE though??? Ehhhhh... these cats are on some other ish... I LOVE this video!!! At 4:39 they actually get scoped. BEASTIN on the steel!!!

- JABAone

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