Scarface – Black Still

Scarface
Black Still
Deeply Rooted: The Lost Files
Let’s Talk, LLC. Under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
Directed by: Dr. Teeth

Scarface’s latest visual is a reworking of the classic Public Enemy track ‘Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos’. In similar fashion to it’s influence, the lyrical content of ‘Black Still’ focuses on racial injustice & as ever, Scarface has no filter.

The track is taken from Face’s forthcoming project ‘Deeply Rooted: The Lost Files’, a continuation of the 2015 album ‘Deeply Rooted’. The scheduled release date is December 15th.

DJ Premier feat. A$AP Ferg – Our Streets

DJ Premier feat. A$AP Ferg
Our Streets
Payday Records
Directed By: Tyler Yee

Payday Records has now been relaunched by former Gang Starr manager Patrick Moxey, therefore, who better to give the first release to than DJ Premier. The legendary producer & DJ has enlisted Harlem’s A$AP Ferg to provide vocals for this track.

Pete Rock/InI – Lost Sessions

Instrumental Album Release

Pete Rock/InI
Lost Sessions
Vinyl Digital
Release date: November 24th

Described as “unreleased music from the InI era”, this latest album is another collection of archived Pete Rock instrumentals. As it’s the InI era (InI were a group produced by Pete Rock which included his brother Grap Luva & Rob-O), we’re looking at around 1995 for when these tracks were made.

If you’re a long time fan of Pete’s production, when you have a listen, you’ll recognize some of the beats from previous vocal tracks. Get in to the session & ‘Reminisce…’
(Rashad Unique)

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New Download Links For The ‘Unique Heat’ Mixtape Series!

Update

Due to an unresolvable dispute with the DatPiff mixtape hosting website, Unique Heat will no longer be using their sub-standard services. Therefore, all previous download links to our mixtapes linked to DatPiff have now been deleted.

With that stated & out of the way, the good news is that the mixtapes are still available to download. Check out the new, easier to use direct download links below:

Rashad Unique presents:
Unique Heat 4: The Culture Is I-GOD
Hosted by: Ka Zodiak
Unique Heat Hip Hop/Rhythm Box Music
Release date: October 10th 2017

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Rashad Unique presents:
Unique Heat 3: Clearer Understanding
Hosted by Saladin Quanaah Allah
Unique Heat Hip Hop/Rhythm Box Music
Release date: August 7th 2015

Download here

Rashad Unique presents:
Unique Heat 2: True And Living
Hosted by Kasim Allah aka Mr.7
Unique Heat Hip Hop/Rhythm Box Music
Release date: February 22nd 2012

Download here

Rashad Unique presents:
Unique Heat: Global Warming
Hosted by Kasim Allah “aka Mr.7”
Unique Heat Hip Hop/Rhythm Box Music
Release date: February 9th 2011

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Prodigal Sunn – The Spark

Album Release

Prodigal Sunn
The Spark
Sunn Entertainment Group/Royal Sunn ENT
Release date: October 31st

‘The Spark’ is the new album from one of the Wu-Tang Clan’s official affiliates, Prodigal Sunn. Guest vocals are provided by Masta Killa, Ghostface Killah, Cappadonna & more.

Tracklist:
1. You
2. Art Of Patience
3. Dedication
4. Skinny Little Kid
5. Legendary (feat. Hell/Heaven Razah)
6. Big Manufacturers (feat.Ghostface Killah)
7. The Habitat (feat. Masta Killa & Cappadonna)
8. Entrepreshooters (feat. Big Twins of Infamous Mobb)
9. All Is Fair (feat. 12 O’clock)
10. Black History (feat. Black Knights & Makeba Mooncycle)
11. Trials Of Life
12. Moonlight
13. World News (feat. Killah Priest & Leggezin Fin)
14. Judas (feat. Shaka Amazulu)
15. Vintage Killah Priest, Shogun the Assassin)
16. Giant In A Circle (feat. Dom Pachino)
17. Reoccuring Occasion (feat. 60 Second Assassin)

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Rashad Unique presents: Unique Heat 4: The Culture Is I-GOD. Hosted by Ka Zodiak

Album Review

Rashad Unique presents: Unique Heat 4:
The Culture Is I-GOD
Hosted by: Ka Zodiak
Unique Heat Hip Hop/Rhythm Box Music
Release date: October 10th 2017

“You can get with this… or you can get with that…” – Black Sheep

“I leave alone the foolishness & partake in what is important & relevant to me. Peace. #WisdomWisdom #Culture – Rashad Unique

It’s plain and simple really. You can argue all day with keyboard warriors about Eminem’s attack on America’s president to the point where you have to block people, or you can take in the latest offering from Unique Heat. Personally I know which one I would pick. 22 tracks of quality hip hop from the 5% hosted by Ka Zodiak.

Since’s he’s hosting, he’s kicking off the project with ‘Channel The Infinite’ at a deliberate and calculating pace.

What’s the Science Lord? We gotta stay sane… Stone & Robert are right. The world is going mad…or already gone mad. People shooting up churches, kids getting blown up in concerts, tower block flats set on fire. UK voting for Brexit purely on the basis of eliminating immigrants. America taking three steps back putting a clueless bigot in power.

When you hear of the St. Lunatics, you instantly think ‘Nelly’, the next thing you think of is how KRS-One bodied him. You haven’t gotta do that in this project. Instead think of Ali, who brings the essential 120 lessons here. Don’t sleep or be tempted to hit the skip button.

On to one of the many highlights of this installment that may ruffle the feathers of Christians. KanKan calls out those who are on their knees hoping for Jesus to save them, and he really hits home in the third verse when he speaks on Black Lives Matter and how those who believe in the mystery god get caught up in the 10% tricknology.

Righteousness, Reefas, Rifles… Japreme Magnetic brings that fire in ‘Betrayal Is Irreversible’. That is a true statement in life we must all adhere to. Then Queen Sha Mecca shows her strength in ‘Righteous and Refined’ with a New York State Of Mind. Referring back to Rashad Unique’s status, foolishness includes debating on who the best female rapper is. We don’t do that over here.

Switching gears to Almighty Shing Shing Regime. Only The Real can get down with this. Only the Real will have their heads nodding big time on this one. Only The Real will be developing screwfaces. The bangers continue on into ‘Knowing How To Build’ with Bazz-O The Great One.

It may sound like a Beanie Sigel record, but the subject matter Sigel usually comes with is not seen here in King Dome of Heaven by Born Allah a.k.a. Daddy Grace. Straight out the gate he goes in “Now Cipher God that’s not how my lessons go/and that flag you got on your chest has got to go/How you gonna take it to the heavens/ain’t mastered Earth yet/the gods don’t wear FOI suits and screw white chicks?”

See this project right here Unique Heat 4, brings you the brightest light you ever saw. This is Music For Revolution, reparations included by Rashad Sun. This is the best example of taking that old school classic hip hop sound and make it sound current.

When I first came across the track ‘Legend Of the Overfiend Flow’ by Now Cee Allah, I expected vicious rhymes and flows over a looped beat from the anime itself, which would have been dope but Now Cee Allah didn’t do that, instead he drops jewels like the chojin drops heat all over Osaka Japan.

Now for those who love their deep science, this is for you. Allwise360 & Sol Asar together are Beyound Galactic, if this was a cassette tape, consider ‘Metaphysical Fantasy’ the beginning of Side 2/B. You gotta love the Fist Of the North Star sample they used here and the science behind it.

The mixtape enters another one of its many highlights with the ‘Gods Remix’ featuring Bill Biggz & Glock George, who flip the Mack Wilds ‘Henny’ instrumental or rather, the Mobb Deep ‘The Learning – Burn’ instrumental.

Sounding like Dr Dre’s Aftermath studios were raided, Mars Hall and uses ‘Mathematics’ and puts it to great use. Mars goes from 1 (Knowledge) to 0 (Cipher) and breaks it down in a vicious flow reminiscent of The Notorious B.I.G. Ten Crack Commandments.

Black, Poor & Strugglin’… sounds like most of us. It also reminds us of how Chris Rock broke it down about the difference between being rich and being wealthy, Akril Magnetic and Cipher 7000 add-on from that. The harsh sounds of the streets continue on with Mullah Don aka Magnetic with ‘Gun Down’ Well needed at this time when a recent twitter trend said #WhiteLivesMatter, which was a straight slap in the face to our people killed with injustice.

The project switches gears with ‘All Praises Due’ with Cause and Effect. Fire flows & rhymes on this track is an action, head nodding and screwfacing is the reaction, followed by All Wise 360 asking himself ‘Did I Do That?’ over a good ol’ soulful sample which never fails. Blu & Exile recently dropped a track speaking on how they felt the soul was gone from hip hop – this track right here is the answer. Lord Justice keeps that soul vibe going by using the Barry White ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ sample.

The project reaches its epilogue as S. Quanaah becomes ‘Professor Moriarty’, only difference is the Sherlock Holmes character was a criminal mastermind but Quanaah switches it around to a righteous way to help our black communities as demonstrated in the speech used at the end of the track.

Ka Zodiak started the project, it’s only right he ends it with Illuminati Teardrops. So-called because one can zone out and not be afraid to shed tears over a six-minute medley, which immerses itself into your soul upon more listens.

“Don’t trap yourself in other people’s expectations & negative views of you. Live your life successfully. Peace. #WisdomBorn” – Rashad Unique Allah

For the bonus track, Heads will recognize the beat from Beanie Sigel’s The Truth. Kasim Allah and the like-minded hate F**k Bois in this ‘F**k Em’ Remix. He already warned those Jive Pretenders before from the last installment of Unique Heat.

Rashad’s words sum up this newest installment perfectly. Everyone involved in this project go in and have never cared about what others may think of them with the subject matter. They are more concerned with contributing to the culture just as the theme suggests, and Unique Heat 5 will bring pure Power to the game.
(Reviewed by: Michael Grant of RePPiN4U)

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Wu-Tang – The Saga Continues

Wu-Tang
The Saga Continues
36 Chambers, LLC/Entertainment One U.S.
Release date: October 13th

“Wu-Tang” & not “Wu-Tang Clan”??? What’s the deal with that??? Well, it’s because the album features all the Clan members except U-God, due to his legal issues with the group over royalties. Therefore, the group name was shortened to reflect this.

In a noticeable change of procedure, the album has been produced in full by their long time designated DJ, Allah Mathematics. The album also has numerous guest features including Chris Rivers & Killah Priest. Redman also guests on the album, making no less than 3 appearances. The deceased Sean Price’s cameo appearance on the album suggests that this may have more than a few tracks pulled out from the archives on here.

Whether or not this is a compilation album, or an official one (opinion is very divided), this collection of Wu joints will no doubt satisfy the appetites of their legions of fans worldwide. It gives them a return to the sound that they’ve been salivating for after some ‘experimental’ efforts in the past.

The Saga Continues…
(Rashad Unique)

Tracklist:
1. The Saga Continues Intro (feat. RZA)
2. Lesson Learn’d (feat. Inspektah Deck & Redman)
3. Fast And Furious (feat. Hue Hef & Raekwon)
4. Famous Fighters (Skit)
5. If Time Is Money (Fly Navigation) (feat. Method Man)
6. Frozen (feat. Method Man, Killa Priest & Chris Rivers)
7. Berto And The Fiend (Skit) (feat. Ghostface Killah)
8. Pearl Harbor (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man, RZA & Sean Price)
9. People Say (Wu-Tang Clan feat. Redman)
10. Family (Skit)
11. Why Why Why (feat. RZA & Swnkah)
12. G’d Up feat. Method Man, R-Mean & Mzee Jones)
13. If What You Say is True (Wu-Tang Clan feat. Streetlife)
14. Saga (Skit) (feat. RZA)
15. Hood Go Bang! (feat. Redman & Method Man)
16. My Only One (feat. Ghostface Killah, RZA, Cappadonna, & Steven Latorre)
17. Message
18. The Saga Continues Outro (feat. RZA)

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