TREATS & BEATS


BEAT OF THE WEAK: The Heath Brothers – Smilin’ Billy Suite Part 2
May 28, 2010, 10:13 am
Filed under: Beat of the Week, OG Breaks/Funk


I love this record for what it is and for what Q-Tip did with it on Nas’s – One Love. The Beatnuts and Redman have also sampled this track.

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Lunchtime purchases…
May 7, 2010, 1:19 pm
Filed under: Hip Hop


I was on my lunch break stealing sandwiches and came across this Leaders of the New School banger remixed by Large Professor. I also picked up Chubb Rock – The One LP and Nice & Smooth- Ain’t a Damn Thing Changed LP.



Space Monkey
May 6, 2010, 9:13 am
Filed under: Advertising


Cadbury’s A Glass and a Half Full Productions nailed it with the gorilla ad and this year it looks like the ape theme is set to continue. WWF have released this great ad to help raise some awareness about the plight of the planet.



Got, Got, Got, Need!
May 6, 2010, 9:04 am
Filed under: Illustration


With just over a month to go until the World Cup begins I’m definitely enjoying all of promotional material to go alongside the build up. Illustrator Elliot Quince has hand painted 32 posters in the style of football stickers in an attempt to raise some money for his local hospital. Check out the series at Got, Got, Got, Need!



BEAT OF THE WEEK: Da Dysfunkshunal Familee – New Ruff Flava (3rd Eye Remix)
May 6, 2010, 8:51 am
Filed under: Beat of the Week, Hip Hop


I just came across an album by these guys. 90’s boom bap all the way through.