Lee Bannon – “InMySleep” | New Music

When he isn't lending experimental beats to rappers like Joey Bada$$, Sacramento, California based producer Lee Bannon loves to sporadically release new music. There isn't a better example than Bannon letting the fascinating "InMySleep" out the bag. "InMySleep" is a chill cut that eventually transitions gracefully into a dope acoustic guitar and southern bass combo. Bannon's signature obscure…

Joey Bada$$ – “95 Til Infinity” (Prod. Lee Bannon) | New Music

Beast Coast's golden child Joey Bada$$ returns to us today with some bad and good news. Bad News = The Brooklyn raised emcee's forthcoming Summer Knights free LP released has been pushed back from June 25th to July 1st. Good News = The Pro.Era general today drops off the second track taken from the LP titled "95 Til Infinity" produced by Lee Bannon and it's another solid outing for the…

Consequence f/ Wax – ‘Lost My Marbles’ (Prod. Lee Bannon) | New Music

Whatever new material Consequence puts out seems to get overshadowed by his apparent bitterness towards his old wrecking crew, G.O.O.D. Music - Pusha T, in particular. Which is unfortunate, because his last few mixtapes, Movies On Demand 2 and 3, were actually pretty good. Nevertheless, Q-Tip's cuz soldiers on, and in preparation for the fourth installment in his Movies On Demand series, recruits…

The Smokers Club – ‘Bent Mix Vol. 1’ (Mixed by Lee Bannon) | Stream

Nope, it ain't 420, but it's that time of year again when you can break out an excuse as to why you're rolling the fattest blunt seen to man. With this year's Smokers Club tour - dubbed One Hazy Summer - kicking off today in Philadelphia, West Coast producer Lee Bannon (who'll be handling the 1s and 2s at the shows) compiles a mini-mix of some of the finest talent on the bill.Read more

Lee Bannon – Fantastic Plastic | Album Stream

After providing production for the likes of Willie The Kid, Chuuwee, Inspectah Deck, DJ Drama, Ryshon Jones, Consequence and remixed tracks for Bilal, talented beatsmith is now looking to step out into the spotlight with his debut solo long player Fantastic Plastic.Read more

Ryshon Jones – “Letter To Jhene Aiko” [Prod. By Lee Bannon] | New Music

Talented emcee Ryshon Jones was so overcome with emotion when listening to music by the beautiful Jhene Aiko he felt had to do something about it. According to the Philly bred rhymer, listening to the California based R&B siren makes him yearn for a former girlfriend so much he felt the need to write and record "Letter To Jhene Aiko," detailing his emotions and why Miss Aiko takes his mind…

Joey Bada$$ f/ Meechy Darko, Issa Gold & Chuck Strangers – “My Jeep” | New Music

Now that both Action Bronson and the Yancey Boys have had their turn in the 4x4, Joey Bada$$ now strikes up for his latest track "My Jeep." With Lee Bannon on the boards, Joey invites a conglomerate of 'New' New York affiliates including Issa Gold of The Underachievers, Meechy Darko of the Flatbush Zombies and Chuck Strangers for a crooning hook featuring lines from R. Kelly's "You Remind Me…

Joey Bada$$ responds to Lil B with “Don’t Quit Your Day Job” | New Music

Well that took no time, Joey Bada$$ throws the beef in the microwave and responds to Lil B's "I'm The Bada$$" diss track a mere few hours after it was released. Jumping on the Janet Jackson classic “That’s The Way Love Goes?"-sampling Lee Bannon-produced instrumental, the SoulCulture 13 For 13 tipped rapper fires a few darts back at the BasedGod with the "Don't Quit Your Day Job" named after…

PRO ERA – ‘PEEP The aPROcaplypse’ [Mixtape] | Stream/Download

New York collective PRO ERA, comprised of Get Familiar alum Joey Bada$$, alongside Capital STEEZ, CJ FLY, Kirk Knight, Chuck Strangers, Nyck Caution, Dessy Hinds, Dirty Sanchez, Ala Sole, Dyemond Lewis and Rokamouth, drop of their latest mixtape collection PEEP The aPROcaplypse. The 17 track effort featuring production from the likes of Statik Selektah, Lee Bannon, Bruce Leekix, Brendun Deshay,…

Joey Bada$$ – “Pantie Raid” [Video]

After performing at the 2012 splash! Festival in Germany this summer, Joey Bada$$ and splash! put together this visual for "Pantie Raid" from live footage taken on the night.Read more

Consequence f/ John Legend – “Why Do I Even Go Home” (Prod. Audible Doctor) | New Music

After venting his frustration towards his critics yesterday with the Lee Bannon-produced "Lost My Marbles", Consequence returns with another troubled anthem today with "Why Do I Even Go Home". The mellow number, produced by Brown Bag AllStars' Audible Doctor, sees the Queens emcee connect with his former G.O.O.D. Music label mate John Legend, as he reflects on relationship problems.Read more

Big Shug f/ Fat Joe x M.O.P. – ‘Hardbody’ (Prod. DJ Premier) | New Music

Having released a nine-minute album sampler last month, Boston-bred emcee and a founding member of Gang Starr Big Shug liberates the CDQ of perhaps the most appetising item on his I.M. 4-EVA tracklist with "Hardbody", featuring two of New York's toughest names in Fat Joe and the M.O.P. collective. With the mighty DJ Premier behind the boards, dusty piano loops, clunking drums and striking…