Blame it on Miss_Peas | February 19, 2013 | Comments Off
In celebration of the musical legacy of James “J. Dilla” Yancey, Fuse takes you to Detroit to celebrate the life of J Dilla and people who have worked closely with him like Talib Kweli, House Shoes, his mom and more speak on his legacy.
Flud Watches presents the fifth “Beats Per Minute” Video featuring legendary Producer/DJ, DJ Spinna, in celebration of their “BPM” Watch as part of their new Summer collection. The “Beats Per Minute” Video Series showcases some of hip hop’s most influential producers highlighting their craft, while discussing changes in the game, crate diggin’, equipment and their advise to the new generation.
In this episode, we follow DJ Spinna from his 8-Track recording days in the 80′s to his cassette tape winding days in the 90′s to what the internet has given (and taken) in the present. The man practically gives us a history lesson on all of the equipment that he’s used over the years, while talking about his his DJ roots and his work with the group, the Jigmastas.
Due to Irene’s unforgiving ass, Spike Lee’s annual Brooklyn Loves MJ event was canceled. But that shouldn’t stop you from celebrating the man’s life now, should it? As with last year’s effort, J. Period put together some of Michael’s finest work, this time pulling in MJ aficionado DJ Spinna as well as the legendary filmmaker.
Created in collaboration with world-renown DJ/producer and official BKMJ DJ, DJ Spinna, Man or the Music 2 (40 Acres Edition) delves deeper into the story of Michael’s music with rare, live and remixed gems unavailable anywhere else—including never-before-heard MJ tributes from Erykah Badu & The Roots, Questlove, Stevie Wonder, Yahzarah and more.
Mek posted the trailer last week, now it’s time for the official video from DJ Spinna’s Sonic Smash album he dropped in 2009. Produced and directed by the good folks at Chancleta Entertainment. If you guys are still sleeping on the AOK collective it’s time to wake the fuck up. These guys put in work!
Blame it on Shake | October 31, 2009 | Comments Off
A couple of weeks ago, we got a chance to film a video for DJ Spinna’s hit single “Get On Down” ft. Homeboy Sandman, Fresh Daily and myself. We had a great time shooting the video at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. I think its gonna be a great video and it will be out very soon but until then check out the behind the scenes footage shot by yours truly! – P.So
Considering I missed out on all things CMJ this past week, I’m really glad something like this was put together. A dope podcast of the Can I Get You High shocase that featured Bilal, Blu & Exile, Pharoahe Monch, Large Professor, DJ Spinna, J Rocc, Shafiq Husayn & Blu Jemz. Check the sneak peak below that features:
an intro a capella from Pharoahe Monch, Exile live on the MPC, then a short set w/ Blu announcing the upcoming new Blu/Exile album while performing a new song, moving onto an exclusive DJ set w/ Large Professor, then a classic record-for-record set from both J Rocc and Dj Spinna, this audio snippet is at top sound quality making the experience something that will last for years to come.
Fresh Daily breaks down some of his first times hearing of Spinna, and how Fresh Daily and Homeboy Sandman crafted their song over Spinna’s break heavy beat. Fresh Daily’s The Gorgeous Killer…, in stores now.