Blog Scour 05.22.12 (Tuesday)

    TOP PICKS

    2 Chainz — It’s a 4-Finger Ring … NOT Brass Knuckles!!!

    Business Matters: Pre-Release File Sharing Helps Album Sales, Study Says — So Why Not Make It Legal?

    Ludacris – Jingalin’

    New Mixtape: 50 Cent ‘The Lost Tape’ (Hosted by DJ Drama) / Curtis – The Lost Tape (Mixtape)

    David Banner – Sex, Drugs & Video Games (Mixtape)

    Just Friends (Nicolas Jaar + Sasha Spielberg) – “Avalanche” / Jaarasic Park? Nicolas Jaar collaborates with Steven Spielberg’s daughter on ‘Avalanche’

     

    ROCK/ELECTRONIC

    The Child of Lov: “Heal” (Demo)

    Video: Teen Daze – “Treten”

    Ski Lodge: “A Game” (Video)

    SOKO – “We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow” (Official Video)

    Tesla Boy: “Fantasy”

    Grave Babies – Fuck Off (Video)

    The Stepkids remix Bruce Haack, announce west coast tour dates

    Hospitality cover Steely Dan for The A. V. Club Undercover series

    Björk Bringing Biophilia Children’s Education Workshops Back to New York City

    No Joy – “Junior”

    See Best Coast’s Heartbreaking ‘No One Like You’ Unplugged

    Listen: (A Really, Really) Comprehensive Anthology of L.A. Post-Punk…

    Neon Indian – Hex Girlfriend (Becoming Real Remix)

    Liz Phair – “And He Slayed Her” Video

    YACHT Covers The Velvet Underground & Nico

    Watch Passion Pit on the Webby Awards

    Hear Girl Unit’s rattling remix of Fatima Al Qadiri’s ‘How Can I Resist U’

     

    ENTERTAINMENT/TECH/MISC.

    Donna Summer to receive private burial on Wednesday

    Pete Doherty’s acting debut panned by critics – video

    New Video: Calvin Harris Ft. Ne-Yo ” Let’s Go “

     

    HIP-HOP/R&B

    New Music: Busta Rhymes Ft. Reek Da Villain & J Doe “King Tut”

    New Music: Ca$h Out Ft. Akon, Young Jeezy, Fabolous & Yo Gotti “Cashin’ Out (Remix)”

    Curren$y – Alife Appearance – The Stoned Immaculate – June 5th (Video)

    TREATED CREW – LL COOL

    Devin the Dude “420 Highway”

    Struggle f. Yelawolf and OunzeZilla, “Satellites” MP3

    Samuel L. Jackson To Host BET Awards, Nominees & Performers Revealed / Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Drake Lead Nominations for BET Awards 2012

    GIOVANNI JAMES- Shining

    LATYRX – Official IndieGoGo Campaign – Launch

    Rilgood featuring Maffew Ragazino – Who Should I Be.mp3 / Rilgood ft. Maffew Ragazino – Who Should I Be?

    New Mixtape: GhostWridah Downtown Lights

    Video: 2 Chainz – ‘Undastatement’

    New Video: 2 Chainz Feat. 50 Cent “Riot (Remix)”

    Video: Pharrell Announces Nardwuar for i am OTHER

    Oddisee – People Hear What They See: The People’s Verdict (Video)

    Young Buck To Serve Prison On For Gun Possession

    Jeru The Damaja Talks Upcoming Solo Album, International Compilation

    Video: D’Angelo X Funkadelic “Soul Mate” Live At GQ Photo Shoot

    Watch Andy Milonakis, Riff Raff, and Dirt Nasty in Three Loco’s “Neato” Video

    Naledge – Big Worm

    New Music: Chief Keef “Ballin”

    Kendrick Lamar On Former Def Jam Deal

    Video: Shanell ft. Lil Wayne & Drake – So Good/6 A.M.

    New Music: Cocaine 80s x Nas “Chain Glow”

    New Music: Young Buck “Morning Show”

    [News] Lil’ Cease Writes Letter To Notorious B.I.G. On His 40th Birthday

    New Video: Birdman Ft. Lil Wayne x Mack Maine “Dark Shades”

    50 Cent – OJ f. Kidd Kidd

    New Music: Lupe Fiasco “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” / Pete Rock Not A Fan Of Lupe Fiasco’s “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” / Lupe Fiasco Explains Pete Rock Sample In “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”

    Rick Ross ft. Meek Mill – So Sophisticated / Rick Ross – So Sophisticated f. Meek Mill

    Juice – Get It How I Live f. Chevy Woods