After we’ve seen Jansport J release his latest MoveMeants LP last month, his partner Hawdwerk emerges on the scene and releases his first solo effort, under the Blue Collar campaign. Look forward to more releases from the Cov Original emcee! Tracklisting + stream/download are below.
Fresh, another great day for hiphop. Dame Dash’s house has delivered a new EP, brought to you by the reunion of the Uptown Saturday Night’s cohorts. Gotta go back and bump that Pete Rock collab, too. Tracklist/DL link after the jump.
The album is finally here! After waiting close to two years, the sequel to Jansport J‘s MoveMeants album is now available for purchase. For those of you who have went to his album listening party over the weekend, you probably have purchased your hard copies of the album already! You can purchase your hard copies on his bandcamp page, or get the digital version on itunes. Stream it down below..
My interview with Jansport J will be coming soon, so stay tuned. Yea, #SportDidItTho.
Lee Fields & The Expressions has just released their album, Faithful Man, on March 13th, via Truth & Soul Records. The album can be streamed now exclusively via RollingStone.com. First single “You’re The Kind of Girl” is available now and, over forty years into his career, has helped introduce soul vet Lee Fields to new fans. Stream the album here and single here.
The group has also announced a number of SXSW shows in Austin, TX including an appearance on the Last Call with Carson Daly showcase. Look for the show to air some of the performance in after the festival. Fields is also set to headline a record release show in Brooklyn, NY on March 17 at Music Hall of Williamsburg before heading to Europe.
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If you have yet to find some dope music to listen to, look no further! This new compilation is the perfect meal ticket for your ears! I dont even want to get into the details of this joint, but it’s good to see my brothers IMAKEMADBEATS & J Freedome on here making a hell of a lot of noise! Shoutout to Kevin Nottingham & Doxside Music for putting out a fresh collaboration! Go stream/download it down below…
Its about time that I posted up some music on here! I know it’s rare that I do it nowadays, but I rather post up stuff that’s not common on any other site, especially if it’s dope! My WIB brother Michael (602Diggler) has been very lowkey with some heads from DigiCrates crew in Japan working on this fresh compilation for quite a while! Im currently listening to this joint while I’m making this post and its definitely worth listening to! Check out what Michael said about this compilation…
Introducing a unique compilation compiled from the styles of “602Diggler” representing The Word Is Bond and “Cory Atkins” representing DigiCrates Records.. For the future endeavours taking place here on WIB, we had stated before that we where going to take bigger steps into the 2012 year onward to stain the brains of the masses of readers to from across the globe and to make a positive difference for the music and artists we support..So what we have here Ladies and Gentlemen is a 20 track compilation, First 10 tracks compiled from the handpicked venom on the DigiCrates Records side and then the second set if 10 heat rocks slapped up from 602Diggler WIB side.. It’s very choice in a versatile quality set of instrumentals and hip hop in unison projecting from both sides of a musical point of view.. It’s highly recommended that you play this at high volume and slap properly, as it’s a first pertaining to a classic compilation of musical birth and with an outbreak of volumes to come… Sit back and take everything, vibe with us, and enjoy..GHEA!!! THE WORD IS BOND!… To Be Continued…
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My crew and I over at the Word Is Bond are asking you guys for help. We are simply asking you to place your vote for our track (above) on MTV UK‘s Brand New: For 2012. The Brand New series is about exposing one unsigned act to be a part of who to look forward to in the upcoming year, by having the single act compete against many others for popularity (which requires votes). The winner will see a video announcing them on live television.
Our track was voted and passed the first round, so we need you guys to help vote to get us passed the second round. Check out the track and put your vote in to help us move to the next round!
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The homie Jansport J has been doing a lot of cooking in the kitchen lately, since the release of the Blackballs album. Ive been hearing around that Movemeants II will be coming out soon.. like first quarter of next year! Stay tuned, especially if you like what he’s been doing in the Cov.
Here’s a rare gem that features the former Digable Planets queen & legend Gil Scott-Heron‘s former musical collaborator. I received this joint back in 2008, and the crazy part about that is… is that I never saw this on any popular music blog sites. I was kind of in shock that it wasnt. But anyways, three years later, I still havent seen it anywhere online, except for when WEFUNK radio played it on their station! Anyways, here’s the stream! Let me know what you guys think!
On November 26th (last Saturday), the Word Is Bond site has been in existence for two years! Completely faithful in giving you the best in hiphop music from all over the world, along with the latest news about your favorite artists, as well as giving you something to think about when it comes to music (Food For Thought); the Word Is Bond crew has been a tremendous force to check out. Each editor on the site brings a different personality to the page and have some substance to show for it!
With that being said, for all the faithful readers of the site (including the onlookers), we put together a compilation for you guys to check out and download. Please dont hesitate to add us on your blogs, facebook, tumblr, twitt… well, you get the idea. Thank you for checking out the site, and may you continue to appreciate the music we provide for the masses! We do this for you! =)
Check out the tracklisting & editors info below.