Thursday, September 30, 2010

Rocksmith Fall 2010

Rocksmith links up with Mac Miller on this one. Easily one of my favorite brands out.

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Artist Of The Month: J. Addo


Up and coming R&B artist J. Addo is very new to game and ready to make his mark on this scene. No better way then to be featured as Artist Of The Month!



DD: Where are you from?

J. Addo: Silver Spring MD

J. Addo : My Mother "Anita Addo" who use to sing back in the day. Jeff use to be in the church choir for a little until I was kicked out lol

DD: Why the hell were you kicked out?

J. Addo: The lady said I wasnt in the spirit

DD: When did it get serious for you then?

J. Addo: Around 11th Grade is When He Fell In Love With Music And 12th Grade Changed His Life With The High school Talent Show Which He Had The Whole Crowd Going Crazy.

DD: Whats your Motivation?

J. Addo: My Family is his motivation and everybody believes in him

DD: Where can you be Contacted for like music and etc?

J. Addo: My Facebook page, 240-370-4117 and twitter @Jay301Hero

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Jungle Brother Teaser

Jungle Brother Teaser from Sean L. on Vimeo.


I know yall are in for some laughter so tune in for these videos. The homie YouknowSean has been doing these videos for a minute way before a lot of other cats and are always hilarious, with clips of the fellas from back home cracking jokes and speaking on everyday situations. Hopefully the homie keeps up with the vids this year and keep them coming, they will stay on the site and yall will laugh trust!

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Marz Lovejoy – Sticky


Ive been hearing a lot bout this chick for awhile but still dont know much about her just that she is pretty well known and did the Shine Track with Pac Div. I was really diggin her sound on that track and went looking for more details on her but couldn't find it! 2dbz drop this track of her and I was rocking with her flow this girl is pretty talented. Her project This Little Light of Mine drops November 23rd and this Track "Sticky" is her first single.

Marz Lovejoy-Sticky

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MTTM for MEN


Yea you are seeing right one of the illest female streetwear has officially started making Mens Clothing. For years I have been following Married To The Mob clothing just for their simple original designs. They have been very unique and def grew a dope following, even if there clothing was for females you acknowledge there style and creativity to there designs! With dropping there Mens Line they def had to find someone who could rep there M.O.B slogan properly and get a dope Male correspondent to represent. They chose to rock with the Jet Life, Curren$y is def a good look to bring out the Male line. I doubt it be hard to get cats hook, I know I prob cop me a shirt.





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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

RatheMC (Live)

RatheMC delivers a dope performance at the Adidas store in Georgetown. We are getting some tracks from her dope album "Heart Of a Champion" which is a must download. One thing I can say Ra enjoys her performance and takes it seriously and that's something you have to see early in some path to this career. If you can give people a good performance it could set you different from many other artist.

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MC Light Up Remix


After showing visuals of River Watch MC gives his verse on Light Up. MC flow has def approved and you can here it on this track with that it is helping with his wordplay. Dope track Listen and Download.

Self Made Dropping Soon

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Diesel Present – Only The Brave




Common has linked up with Diesel and has been doing a couple of ads and what not, but he comes to show some of the new artist while promoting the cologne line Only The Brave. They go see artist from Nipsey, Big Sean, Vado and Donnis to show there unique style and area they are from. They want to focus on the "Bravery" that define these artist.

I first saw the Vado video then found the Nipsey video and just watching there stories takes place. In both of these artist you hear the hunger in there voice that shows there determination. Vado right now is trying to put NY on back on the map and I feel like he is actually the only one who can do this now. I am going try to keep these video's posted and find out when they drop.

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Monday, September 27, 2010

Yo Gotti x J. Cole x Wale x Wiz


All on one TRACK? Bout to here some fire on this one. Yo Gotti def picked some of the dopest new artist out and shows us a teaser whats to come. Just watching this gets you ready to hear the CDQ drop

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

OFFICIAL G.R.I.N.D. VIDEO!

Get Ready It's a New Day
You gotta rock with Asher who goes the other route then typical rappers now. We get more political and social views that people actually understand. I still think a lot of people sleep on cat just listen to the kid spit.

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Friday, September 24, 2010

MC - River Watch (Official Video)

MC drops us the the visuals of River Watch, this is the 1st leak off his third mixtape to have dropped "Self Made". Directed by Dro Victorious/Radio Mars.

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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Maestro Knows - Episode 8 (Professor Wonder)

Maestro Knows - Episode 8 (Professor Wonder) from Maestro Knows on Vimeo.


I haven't posted any Maestro vids in awhile and this prob one of my favorite ones though. I would really transfer to Duke even though I hate that school so much just to take this class!

In this episode follow Maestro & his friend 9th Wonder to North Carolina's own DUKE University for Mr. Wonder's class on sampling soul. Also gain insight on the way one of hip-hop's most important producers feels about the importance of understanding one's own culture.

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Wale Charity event (School Of Rock)


PatisDope got the chance to cover Charity event at Mary Mcleod Bethune Day Academy Public Charter School. Wale was showing the community in the area he grew up some love and giving back to the kids he also brought with him Roscoe Dash. You have to really enjoy seeing this just because you see how happy and crazy these kids really went for them good stuff. Who says Rappers don't give back? lol

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Friday, September 17, 2010

Add-2 – Come On


Add -2 Sends us over a new track which is crazy, my man flow was dope on this cant imagine what will be on the mixtape if this hasnt made it!

Add-2 is currently finishing up the very last few records for his upcoming follow up project Tale Of Two's City Vol.4: Better Days set to be released soon. In the meantime here's a new song (which will not be featured on the mixtape) titled "Come On" produced by Boston producer D-Man.
Add-2 - Come On

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Unnecessary Beef ; Kid Cudi x Wale


I wasn't really going to talk about this topic because I know everyone did but I just had to. If you did not know Wale and Kid Cudi have little tension going on which was pretty popular on the twitter time line today after seeing the Cudder's Complex interview. This is def something that has been brewed up for awhile and its more than JoeBuddenTv situation with Wale. If you have not seen the article here is the excerpt focused on Wale.

ABOUT WALE:

You’re big on not having your music compared to anyone else’s.
Kid Cudi: Did you see that Wale interview that he just did, comparing us to sports? Let me clear this up: I’m incomparable to anybody. I don’t care how people take that. No one can compete with me. I’m unfuckwittable; no one can knock me off my shit. I’m an unstoppable force, I’m a bullet. My trajectory is to the sky. Niggas got to do something really spectacular to fuck with me and my realm, and niggas be so bitter that you hear it in their voice.
Speaking of Wale, when you hit that fan at your show last December, he came out with a line about it ["Throwin' 'round wallets like the dude that Kid Cudi hit," from "Thank You Freestyle"].
Kid Cudi: It wasn’t a shot, it’s just a simple-ass rhyme by a simple-ass rapper. You can’t let that shit faze you. That’s one of those raps that just shows the world that you wack. Why would you even use that as a metaphor? Everybody think they Hov. Niggas ain’t got the magic like they think they do; there’s only a couple of wizards in this game. I’m a wizard and I know it.

Whatever has been going on between these former "Friends" it must be something serious. Many have said it because Wale was upset at Cudi for not putting I guess good words with Kanye and giving him some beats but it has to be more than that. These are two smart artist and they know they cant let business get between them. Cudi cant tell Kanye to do shit its YE, and wouldn't in ruin his own credibility just to keep forcing this situation?

Wale must of read the article himself because the comment on twitter below. This is one of those situations both artist are to busy to fall into anything bigger I doubt and I hope it wont because I really rock with both. It will have of course typical jabs here and there, still think it was something Cudi shouldn't have said but it is what it is. He should of really just went to wale and they both figure what the hell is going on because they make dope tracks together and its a shame its going to this.

Me and Premo were talking about the situation and many people didn't realize it and I didn't realize it till now either but Wale has addressed the situation way before his twitter comments. In the song Number Won Wale goes on to say :

"Desire get confused and you could lose your direction ,
I lost my connection with a bredren,
Athlete mentality so fuck my competition ,
Me and him was homeless , maybe we still cool ,
But every time we book , we stay in our green room ,
Maybe its on me , or brother its on you ,
Or maybe its they fault that we aint holla since June ,
Fuck it we on the move , none of use tryna lose ,
I am out of this world and you a man on the moon ,
I'll meet you in the sky"

If you listen to the track Wale sounded genuinely upset with the situation. By reading these lyrics you know its about him and Cudi with the Man on the Moon reference.

I would write more but eh yall gets the point of it, this is a unnecessary beef between two people who should get over it just make music. Sad to see what the business does to folks but it happens, Am I choosing sides ? NOPE just feel like these are some real emotions from real folks. How about Ye and Jay come and fix the situation lol?

Cant we all just be FRIENDS?

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Generation Next Presents: J. Ferb (Video)

Generation Next Presents... J. Ferb (Ep. 3) from Generation Next Presents... on Vimeo.


Ive been telling you bout the homie J. Ferb for awhile now, its crazy to see all this to come together for him now. To seeing him when he started to where he as it you only could be proud of the homie, stay keeping a lookout for dude trust!

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

SWIZZ X YRB TRIBUTE TO ART

Was sent couple days ago never checked it out but YRB & Swizz link up and have nice event.

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810 - Open mic


Something new for Dats Dope, Baltimore native Rapper 810 sends me a track that was featured on Refined 1 year anniversary mixtape that was linked up with DJbooth.com. Open mic is a ill track starts of real mellow but hits you with a dope story. I checked out other songs of dude and he def has something, make sure you listen to this track and try the Glass Half Full mixtape he has Datpiff.


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Lil' B

Many people might yell at me about this post and think I am really smacked off that yeaa but I am NOT and this is an actual post on Lil 'B. None of it bashing him neither but you have to know if its gracing Dats Dope it ought to get some type of listen and understanding.

If you do know who LiL B is you know him for this, but for the ones who don't know he is a 'Rapper" that most people hate because they say he is so wack he is as bad as 50Tyson blah blah blah. I was the first to be like I would never listen to anything of his music there would be no point I just know its garbage.

I started seeing some video's pop up websites that I generally read and browse through, but I started noticing them more and more. So I had to check it out, and surprisingly it was actually decent. It was so decent I was actually confused if this was the same artist, I had to go on youtube google him to see if it was the same person I really wasn't sure. He knocks out a lot his voice changing and actually has couple deep lyrics on these tracks.

I started thinking this must be something going on where you see artist doing this a lot, and many of you heard this where artist have really dumbed themselves down just to sell some records. They have to put on this act I guess to make money and take away what they actually have. I am not saying "O SHIT THIS NIGGA LIL B IS THE GOODS" but I am pointing out he is not what he is portraying himself to be just to get that $$ and there is prob a lot of other artist who actually could be good but are focused on the money and not the music anymore

If you disown me because of this I am sorry LOL but blame PREMO

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Pilot Talk 2

Curren$y - Pilot Talk 2 from Creative Control on Vimeo.

You all ready for Pilot Talk 2? I know I am, Curren$y def breaking through and catching a lot more people attention with his projects. With staying linked up with Creative Control really benefited him as an artist by just separating him from other artist. The visuals are all so different and just catch your eye, the Spitta definitely knows what he is doing.

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Nous Sommes Jewelry Video


I am not biggest accessories fan in the world, i don't wear much jewelry and what not but I do enjoy them. I enjoy a lot of the creativity and craftsmanship that goes into making them, like the small details they might add and you wont notice till later. Nous Sommes is this group out of Paris that are designing some dope pendants with music and other celebrity icons. Check out some photos of them here

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Rocksmith 2010 Fall “I’m the Man” Collection Video



Rocksmith gives us a glimpse of what to see in this upcoming lookbook. Rocksmith easily in the top of my favorite streetwear brand just from the material to the dope simple designs they have, but the most important part is the Hip-Hop they mix with the clothing and it just feels classic but still a modern feel. You can never go wrong with that,

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Kendrick Lamar P&P 1.5 ft Ab-Soul


Kendricks hit us with P&P 1.5 with the Ab-Soul I have been telling yall for like a year now about this dude something OD will be next. Black Hippie is a movement and I am with it! OD drops tomorrow 9/15

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Monday, September 13, 2010

Lets have a toast...




Ye killed it last night @ the VMAs... in my opinion of course. and this track IS the soundtrack to my life

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Saturday, September 11, 2010

DIGGY.




this boy Diggy is just DAT-DOPE he spits for his age.... dont hate just download and check em out

LISTEN

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Friday, September 10, 2010

OOOOOOOOOOO.....




OOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

more G.O.O.D Friday dopeness.... if you dont or are not f***in with this track get off my blog. seriously....
#HipHopLives

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missed last friday or the friday before that?

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Kendrick Lamar – H.O.C. (Video)


High Off Contact

O.D. Dropping next week get hip!!

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Ronald Isley Feat. Lauryn Hill – “Close To You”


If you dont know this song you were def not raised on music. Lauryn hill links up with musical legend Ron Isley for his upcoming album to remake this Classic "Close To You". You def know Mr.Isley had to go get Lauryn for this track and there sound works so well with one another.


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Thursday, September 9, 2010

VIZZY! Zone



finally.... THIS is worth the wait unlike this guy

DOWNLOAD

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T.G.O.DIE

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Waka x Wale x Roscoe Dash - No Hands

LOOK MA NO HANDS

One of the hardest songs out right now to play in the club, the song that will guarantee you to have a ball that night and every female in the club to go wild finally drops some party visuals to the track

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Monday, September 6, 2010

Wale- The EXTRA Trip


Wale gives another version of "The Trip" from the More About Nothing Mixtape. Trying to get yall to get yall ladies in the mood always need that classic RnB sound is always good.


Still dont know why Wale loves Zshare still but eh I was to lazy to change it so here.

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Kendrick Lamar x Jhene Aiko – Growing Apart


So when this track dropped a while back I was talking about how smooth of song this with the help of miss Aiko the song def came into its own. Kendrick puts together a smooth different type of visuals but it flows with the song well. O.D drops septeber 15

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

more from G.O.O.D. Friday..



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Wake up, Bake up...

gotta get my cake up...

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Thursday, September 2, 2010

yet another...



yup another Firelane x DATSDOPE EXCLUSIVE from #TeamDatsDope very own DK!!! in his words he calls this "...throwback RxB"

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Big Boi x Yelawolf



this is actually my favorite track off of Big Boi's latest album Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty which if you have heard yet is really datdope... check it out

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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

#TerpPower



Firelane x DATSDOPE x CollegePark x DK aka Wayne Watts EXCLUSIVE!
new sh*t from DatsDope own DK

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Rich x Seyi (@ it again)



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T.G.O.DIE!!!



"BLACK & YELLOW!BLACK & YELLOW!BLACK & YELLOW!BLACK & YELLOW!BLACK & YELLOW!BLACK & YELLOW!BLACK & YELLOW!"

wiz at it again. taylor gang or die. bbiiittttchhhhh

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