FREE DL: DDay One’s “File Under: Love”
DDay One has assembled a 58 minute mix of love, romance, and tenderness in what he calls File Under: Love so if you need something to get you and a loved one in the mood or just need something to play on your long drive somewhere, check this free download through Bandcamp, featuring music from Jazzanova, Art Of Noise, Alice Coltrane, Roy Ayers Ubiquity, Mos Def, Gang Starr, Dennis Coffey, and many more.

AUDIO: K-Def & The 45 King’s “Back To The Beat”

When it comes to quality hip-hop, longtime fans and supporters will give you a multitude of reasons as to why a lot of modern music isn’t working. One answer that pops up frequently is that you have to go back to the beats. That’s what K-Def did when he asked The 45 King to work with him on a new project concerning those beats and its importance. The end result is Back To The Beat, which you can stream in full above. It will make you feel like the classics have returned, but in a way they’re here to tell you that it has never left us. Find the beat within you and let it spread all over your abdomens.