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Mateo has officially arrived

In my 10 years in the game I can count on one hand the number of times a new artist- without a song even on the radio- packed a venue like the Roxy and put on a show like the one Mateo performed last weekend. Leona Lewis, Krucial (Alicia Keys’ producer) and Y-O from U-N-I are just some of the …

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Rick Ross & Ryan Leslie in the studio

Rick Ross & Ryan Leslie in the studio

Footage of them making a song called Maybachs & Diamonds that didn’t make the final cut of Deeper Than Rap due to scheduling conflicts but look for it to be on Ross’ next album or Ryan’s next one. Spotted at 2dopeboyz.com

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‘Til the End

Footage from MJ’s last rehearsal just two days before he passed. The greatest… 

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Drake “Best I Ever Had”

Drake “Best I Ever Had”

This is what Kanye directed. See just below it for what I would’ve done. I don’t know who shot this beautiful promo of Bar Refaeli but I would’ve done something similar with Meagan Good instead then inserted performance shots (imagine them wide angle and sweeping) of Drake on top of the second highest building in downtown Toronto with the CN …

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Nas & Damien Marley make an album

This trailer got me very excited to hear how it turns out. Dope that it’s for a good cause too. Oliver Stone’s quote at the beginning of this gets massive thumbs up.

Mateo- Live at the UCLA Jazzfest

He opened for Erykah Badu at this then ended up out selling her in merchandise!!!!  His new project Underneath the Sky, Ch. 2 is a free download with this link: sendspace.com/pro/dl/iyumy4

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Quddus at the AMA’s & the Inauguration

A classic Kanye quote, some perspective on Miley, jokes with the Jonas Brothers, backstage with Rihanna and a moment with Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon followed by the best of all…

In the studio with K’naan

In the studio with K’naan

Already back at it after the release of The Troubadour recently. Working on a mixtape with one of my favorite DJs- J.Period