Drink it up.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
To the D to meet up with the King of ’97 Cool Edit chopping.
The Detroit producer gets gully for his latest instrumental single.
Sometimes you just have to root for the underdogs.
If you're weren't aware "Reputation" is everything to Detroiters, Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown are here to smack you in the face with a reminder.
After an extensive mixtape grind in just a short period, Kid Ink is looking at his Rolley and figuring it's that time to drop an official album.
When you walk by someone wearing an olive jacket, jeans and a pair of Wally's with a scarf wrapped around their face in 90° heat--at night on top of that--you're bound to take notice.
Mell Music tapped House Shoes for The Official Daily Bread Mixtape, a 45 minute original mix is the jump off for <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/apollo-brown">Apollo Brown</a> & <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/hassaan-mackey">Hassaan Mackey's</a> new album Daily Bread and features a variety of past tracks, collaborations, features, rare and unreleased tracks, along with new material including a sneak peak at the track "Weak Won't Do" from the upcoming album.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/04/apollo-brown-time-passed-autumn-video"> Slowly, but in a blessedly peaceful way, Sudan is preparing to <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/02/07/133560315/sudans-leader-we-will-respect-southern-secession">split into two separate nations</a> after nearly 99% of voters in the southern part of the country voted for independence in late January.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=180690"> When <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/02/new-music-apollo-brown-time-passed-autumn">the MP3 version</a> of "Time Passed Autumn" last appeared around the way, Beware said "If you skip this because it’s bar-less and you don’t get down on the instrumental tip, you could stand to spin this one specifically and just chill out altogether.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=171709"> If the crackling key sample on <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/apollo-brown">Apollo Brown's</a> undercover instrumental, "Tao Te Ching," doesn't sell you alone, the horns definitely will without question.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=170612"> Today has been one I'd be fine with forgetting altogether. Thankfully, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/apollo-brown">Apollo Brown</a> just drowned out my desperate thoughts with "Time Passed Autumn," the MI man's burgundy blend of guitar howls and front-heavy-drums that could easily double as transition music for an updated remake of The Fugitive.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/download-boog-brown-masterplan"> Men lie. Women lie. Numbers don't lie. One thing they don't always do is tell the entire story, especially when representing human beings. Numbers also ease the rubber stamp decisions made by policy makers, since a 5% cut is an easier pill to swallow than how that initiative will affect 6,000 people. On "Statistics," Journalist 103 & <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/invincible">Invincible</a> add some color to the shades of gray, otherwise known as circumstance over <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/apollo-brown">Apollo Brown's</a> murky organ keys & heavy drum kit.
Round about the time I was a hipster-wipster slam poet, there was this open mic night that brought out a smattering of locals every Sunday, and the best among us was yet another elle-cee.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/09/chief-feat-guilty-simpson-wreckonize-cant-stand-it"> If you're an aspiring artist, this song might make your heart ache. Complimenting a sobering beat by Apollo Brown that's the aural equivalent to kicking your shoes off and relaxing at 5:30 PM on a Monday, the 313-repping MC formally known as <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/chief">Chief</a> uses this unreleased gem as his canvass to speak on the seemingly bottomless pit you put yourself in when you choose a career path outside the norm.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/download-apollo-brown-feat-diamond-district-streets-wont-let-me-chill-remix"> I've seen <a href="http://www.myspace.com/thevintagemovement">Apollo Brown</a> win a few battles with beats at <a href="http://www.detroitrap.com/">DetroitRap.com's</a> Monthly Mixers, so when word came through that this Grand Rapids resident remixed Diamond District's "Streets Won't Let Me Chill," my mouse got to clicking.