Posted in hiphop | music | tour dates on July 8, 2010

by BBG

DOWNLOAD: Black Milk - "Welcome (Gotta Go)" (Mediafire)

Black Milk at SXSW (more here)
Black Milk

The new LP is called Album Of The Year. That's bold talk from the great Black Milk, but if there is one man who can get that head nodding, it's him.

The Detroit MC (and recent BV show alumnus) will welcome Album of The Year on 9/14 via Fat Beats, and the LP is chock full of Detroit luminaries like Royce Da 5' 9", Danny Brown, and Elzhi of Slum Village alongside appearances from Mr. Porter, AB, Melanie Rutherford, and Monica Blaire. Dig on the lead track "Welcome (Gotta Go)" available above.

Black Milk is scheduled to perform at the Saturday (7/10) show of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest alongside a host of other great mic controllers. Admittedly, as much as I am looking forward to seeing the Detroit rhyme killer, the Duck Down crew (also BV show alumni) and a good portion of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest support (not to mention the great De La Soul), the main event for me is reunion of the great Pete Rock & CL Smooth! The show will be their first US appearance together in 10 6 years. Reminisce no more, my friends....

Tonight's (7/8) BHHF festivities feature a salute to the DJ at Music Hall of Williamsburg with appearances by DJ Spinna, Bobbito, Rhettmatic, Rob Swift, and Wajeed (Platinum Pied Pipers). Prepare thy ass to get shooken. $10 gets you in.

Dig on a bunch of hip hop videos below...

Pete Rock & C. L. Smooth "They Reminisce Over You"

Pete Rock & CL Smooth - "Straighten It Out" (Live) (note Jennifer Lopez in the intro)

DE LA SOUL - ITSOWEEZEE ( HOT )

Black Moon - How Many M.C.'s

Curren$y - Breakfast

Dilated Peoples - Work The Angles

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Comments (3)

I saw Pete Rock & CL Smooth play with The Roots in 2004. Ten years, no way.

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2010 3:34 PM


I remember when they did their reunion show at SOB's. They play 30 secs of every song they ever recorded, it was annoying. Plus they don't like each other and you can tell.

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2010 3:46 PM

whatever, for $15 i'll take it

Posted by Anonymous | July 8, 2010 5:06 PM

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