Oakland based producer G Koop (Migos, Future, Atmosphere to name a few) sits down with Beatstars and breaks down the pros and cons of sampling verses sample replays. Nuff jewels for up and coming or established producers, tune into this 3 part interview. Check our Drums & Ammo interview with G Koop for his upbringing and introduction to music and production HERE
Meyhem Lauren has been dropping hints that his long-awaited project with Muggs, Gems From the Equinox, is finally on the way. Today they ramp it up with what we guess is the first single, with the one and only Roc Marci.
Get a quick 23 minute fix of blunted funk from producer The Architect. All bars & breaks. Get a dose. #DNA
One of DNA's favorite, Vallejo California's Moe Green continues to evolve into one of 707's most consistent MC's. "Meadows Drive" represents Green's latest output since last winter's "Green - EP". We look forward to sitting down with Moe Green in the near future for a in depth one on one interview. Keep Moe Green on your radar.
Directed by: Joseph Sutherland @OCJizzle Produced by: Chris "The Incredible" Toliver
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The new album "Anchovies" from Detroit's Apollo Brown and Fresno's Planet Asia is out now! Peep the new vid "Get Back" for that grimey work.
We've been too busy at DNA listening to Wiki's latest release "‘No Mountains in Manhattan’ that we forgot to post it. Check out Wiki as he scours the streets of NYC in a search for support of his campaign for "Mayor". Check out "No Mountains in Manhattan" out now!
Fresno's Planet Asia links with Detroit beatsmith Apollo Brown for the collab project "Anchovies" dropping next Friday. Asia has been on a run since last years Velour Pockets, up next is his own street album (Dirty Planet), and numerous features on both DirtyDiggs’ mixtape (Side D) and upcoming album (Petty Tendergrass).
Today we bring you the final single and first video off Anchovies, “The Aura.” Apollo Brown chops down a sample and sets Planet Asia up for the usual verbal murdering. Shouts out to Planet Asia for reppin the Drums & Ammo Classic Cap and always representing the West Coast lovely. #DNA
DJ Ammbush sits with MC Zion/Zumbi of Zion I for an in depth interview covering Zion I's early years in the ATL, to building and establishing a solid fan base in the Bay Area and World wide. Zion breaks down the importance of maintaining independence after a brief stint with a major label (which label?). Tune into a cool conversation with homies discussing the Bay Area, the changes the Bay has seen over the years and how the music scene as a whole has evolved. #DNA
Mentored by music legend Thomas McElroy (En Vogue, Tony! Toni! Toné!, and Club Nouveau), the Oakland based two man production team Modern Future (Jake Nochimow & Zach Rubin-Rattet) release their latest in a monthly series of singles, "Weightless". The long time Drums & Ammo collaborators are known from rocking Classical to Hip Hop to Metal to Jazz seamlessly. Follow those guys
Catch Eyes on the Shore this Friday at Brick & Mortar! #DNAffiliates
The Bay Area's "The Architect" blacks out on 60 back to back productions creating a sublime soundscape filled with dusty Soul Psychedelic loops. Stay tuned for the DNA X The Architect interview/collaboration coming soon. #DNA