Binary has the latest Hood Internet mash: Ice Cube vs. CFCF.
Front Porch Musings has an in depth article about Kasey Anderson and the Honkies. Check it out.
Cover Lay Down has Ani DiFranco covers. She’s a vastly underrated performer.
Chris writes about the Wedidit collective, with some free EPs.
Somehow, Passion of the Weiss scored an interview with Mary J.–the first lady of hip hop. Awesome. She says her favorite hip hop hook is the one she did for Method Man on “All I Need.”
Wakey! Wakey! make some darn sweet covers, and you can download their entire “Wednesdays” series for free here. You’ll get covers of songs by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Weezer, Alicia Keys, Foo Fighters, and many more. My personal fave is Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.
Mean Creek is giving away their Hemophiliac EP here.
Ryan has a big feature on Matt Costa.
Boycott RIAA has a really cool article about how musicians managed to successfully sue RIAA labels for pirating music! To the tune of $45 million!
And finally, some new mixtapes:
Statik Selektah & Frank the Butcher: Selektions. With cuts by Freeway, Consequence, Peter Parker, Termanology, and more. Mediafire.
Jo Well & DJ DviousMindZ – Dollars & Sense (FreEP).