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The Beat Kitchen

This Friday night The Beat Kitchen returns to El Dorado to serve up it’s monthly dosage of Golden Era Hip Hop, Funk, Soul and Breaks courtesy of resident Chefs, QSTN and Charlie Rock. These two DJ’s have been providing San … Continue reading

Breakdown Brass – Monmouth b/w Next Episode

While most filled up the lines and dealt with overly crowded record shops this past weekend, we patiently waited for 4/20 and the latest release from Kept Records featuring a double sider 45 from Breakdown Brass. The band is comprised … Continue reading

J-Zone – “I Smell Smoke” b/w “Time For A Crime Wave”

The Chief Chinchilla is on a roll and back with another double-sider 45, one part heavy breakbeat instrumental, one part telling you exactly what’s on his mind when it comes to gentrification and the state of this thing we call … Continue reading

DJ Format’s A-Z of Classic Breaks (Remix) 45

Woooo!! That’s our very reaction when we initially dropped the needle down on this sure shot of a 7” flipped by DJ Format that features a who’s who cast of MC’s delivering the A-Z’s of lyrics across a history of … Continue reading

Adrian Younge: New Soul Rebel

It seems like just yesterday when we met and had the opportunity to work with at the time a relatively unknown Adrian Younge during the early stages of his Black Dynamite project. Hot Peas & Butta had the honor of … Continue reading

Live From Greenville Studios

Last week Skeme Richards and special guest Soki Kimura of Osaka Monaurail made an appearance on the Live From Greenville studios radio show hosted by Flea Market Funk’s DJ Prestige. The day was spent tracking down the best burger in … Continue reading

Brewerytown Beats

If you believe in what the analysts say and what the statistics show, vinyl sales are at a high right now, pressing plants have a backlog of business with a wait time of approximately 5 months and Record Store Day … Continue reading

BadBadNotGood x Ghostface ft. MF Doom ‘Ray Gun’

From time to time there comes something that’s so futuristic, yet so fucking vintage that we wonder how many people are even deep enough to understand exactly what’s going on. In this case we’re talking about the new BadBadNotGood x … Continue reading

Essentials with Skeme Richards @ Mojo Club

This week Skeme Richards takes flight once again and heads off to Europe and on Saturday night will be in Hamburg Germany to DJ at one of the most legendary venues in Germany, Mojo Club. The night is called “Essentials” … Continue reading

20th Century Steel Band Live

One of the most famous classic breaks used especially as an intro to a DJ’s set and heard at New York park jams, and live cassette recordings from historic NY parties and nights definitely goes to the classic Heaven & … Continue reading