Where's The Love?

Similar in vein to my past Samplology mixes, this project contains some of my favorite love-inspired hip hop tracks, their samples, and love-inspired originals to some of your favorite tracks. No track listing, one mp3, enjoy...

DJ Parler - Where's The Love?
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Parler always puts it down. And after a few (much needed) listens to this mix, he’s done it again ~ 2DopeBoyz

A real good mix to zone out to... ~ Okayplayer

In Rotation Feature: Dope mix...
~ Baller Status

This is not your typical mix. It’s more of a spaceship ride through a mine field of fireworks, hearts and champagne
~ Trees For Breakfast

Rakim The Seventh Seal Mixtape

Here's the retail sampler I made commemorating the release of Rakim's long-anticipaited album.

The Seventh Seal Mixtape Rakim: past, present & feature. An ode to the R showcasing some of his past favorites, new material and classic album features. The Seventh Seal is available now through Ra Records/Fontana/UMG.

DJ Parler - Rakim The Seventh Seal Mixtape: past, present & feature
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SAMPLOLOGY set inspired by Nina Simone

For those that missed the broadcast or requested the mp3, here's a copy of the SAMPLOLOGY set that aired over the weekend on Mick Boogie & Terry Urban's The Press Play Show (Shade 45 XM Sirius Radio)...my mixtapes are usually 40+ min, but I keep these guest sets to about 15-20 min...Enjoy

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Amanda Diva - Spandex, Rhymes & Soul: the freEP

Amanda Diva releases Spandex, Rhymes & Soul: the freEP
A free downloadable 14-track set featuring the cuts "Rebels" and "Neon"
With features & production from Jay Electronica, Green Lantern, Droop-E, Chuck Inglish of The Cool Kids, Johnny Polygon & more

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Catch me with DJs Wonder & Blackokaine spinning at the release party tonight...
Tuesday March 3rd
Spandex, Rhymes & Soul freEP Release Party
Catch 22, 4 West 22nd Street bet 5th & 6th ave, NYC
8-9pm Listening, 9pm-2am Afterparty

Samplology: The Notorious Chapter

Inspired by the upcoming biopic & in commemoration of the B.I.G. legacy, I present SAMPLOLOGY: The Notorious Chapter...enjoy

The SAMPLOLOGY mixtape series, mixed by DJ Parler (par-lay), is a compilation of music & the original songs that inspired them. Connecting the dots between your favorite Hip Hop/R&B tracks and the classic hard-to-find gems, each chapter highlights a select artist, producer or genre. Past chapters include: J Dilla, Kanye West, Philly International Records, Jay-Z's American Gangster Soundtrack, and Isaac Hayes.

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Brooklyn Intro
Victory Blend - Diddy, Bill Conti, B.I.G.
Unbelievable Blend - Honey Drippers, B.I.G.
Kick In The Door Blend - B.I.G., Screamin Jay Hawkins
Juicy Blend - B.I.G., Mtume
Big Poppa Blend - The Isley Brothers, B.I.G.
Ghetto Red Hot Blend - Super Cat, B.I.G., Herbie Hancock
Me and My Bitch Blend - B.I.G., Zapp & Roger
Who Shot Ya Blend - B.I.G., David Porter, Mos Def
Dreams Blend - B.I.G., James Brown, Skillz
Hypnotize Blend - B.I.G., Herb Alpert
Brooklyn's Finest Blend - Jay-Z, B.I.G., Ohio Players
Get Money Blend - Junior MAFIA, B.I.G., Sylvia Striplin
Gettin' Money Blend - Junior MAFIA, B.I.G., Dennis Edwards
Players Anthem Blend - Junior MAFIA, B.I.G., New Birth
Crush On You Blend - Lil Kim, B.I.G., Jeff Lorber Fusion
The Benjamins Blend - Diddy, B.I.G., The Jacksons
Can't You See Blend - Total, B.I.G., James Brown
One More Chance Blend - B.I.G., DeBarge
Ten Crack Commandments Blend - B.I.G., Les McCann
Sky Is The Limit Blend - B.I.G., Bobby Caldwell
Outro (St James Pl & Fulton St) - Roy Ayers, B.I.G.

UPDATE: Shout out to Okayplayer on premiering the mix

Jay-Z ft Santogold "Brookyn (We Go Hard)"

Jay-Z feat Santogold “Brooklyn (We Go Hard)”…the new track from the Notorious Soundtrack…produced by Kanye West…definitely has some quotables

I Father, I Brooklyn Dodger them
I Jack, I Rob, I Sin
Amen, I’m Jackie Robinson
Except When I Run Base, I Dodge The Pen

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Shout out to Mick Boogie on the remix feat Biggie…click here to get it

The Further Adventures of Von Pea

Don't sleep on this...Tonya Morgan member Von Pea just dropped his mixtape The Further Adventures of Von Pea...all Madlib tracks, Von's signature flow with a few guest appearances...Download link & tracklisting below...

1 introduction
2 players!
3 web 2009
4 all day hell ft Donwill
5 so supreme
6 the bubble ft Che Grand
7 peagreenery
8 main jawn
9 starstruck / WHAT?
10 options (the great escape)
11 love ft Median & Elucid
12 one man circus (co-starring Ilyas)

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Connect 3

Samplology 101...this could easily be Connect 300, seeing the number of people that have sampled this classic Bob James track...Nas, Ghostface Killah, Run DMC, Pete Rock, The Roots, Tribe Called Quest, Public Enemy, and the list goes on...

Bob James "Nautilus" (1974)

Mary J. Blige ft Nas & DMX "Sincerity" (2000)

D-Block "It's Like That" (2008)