Comprehensive Beatdown is back with a new episode this week, our 20th! Thanks for the continued support and listens over the past several months.
This week, Bloggy Bonilla and Silent G bring you “Summertime 06” from Vince Staples, the Long Beach, California rapper’s debut album on Def Jam after a string of popular mixtapes dating back to 2011. The guys also check out new music from Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge, Statik Selektah, No Suh, and Emancipator.
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The soothing sounds of J Dilla, The Roots and BJ The Chicago Kid accompany the Pro Era emcee on this journey. “Like Me” from B4.DA.$$ gets the video treatment and features a love triangle which is brought to a violent conclusion as Joey, the last of the three to meet their untimely demise, is gunned down in the streets by a pair of New York’s finest. As Joey’s spirit raises up, he is greeted by Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin amongst some of the countless others who have lost their lives due to senseless acts of violence at the hands of those who were sworn in to protect them. #BlackLivesMatter
The posse cut from Long.Live.A$AP features what many consider the new wave of Hip-Hop doing what thye do best over some Hit-Boy production. The best of the young bucks in the game go in. Enjoy.
Bloggy Bonilla and Silent G host the inaugural episode of “Comprehensive Beatdown,” a podcast to shine light on new music. In this week’s episode, the guys break down “B4.DA.$$” from Joey Bada$$. A track from the new Aphex Twin EP is discussed as well as “Blacker the Berry,” Kendrick Lamar’s most recent single release. “Comprehensive Beatdown” introduces its segment entitled “Shitty Songs From our Friends,” where a horrible song is selected by a local Jackson artist, musician, or business owner, and submitted to the podcast for review. DJ Young Venom submitted something called “Honey Dip” and the guys listen to it for the first time on the podcast. The episode is wrapped up with a look at a song from Jackson hip hop artist Dolla Black. Thanks for tuning in.