Thursday, September 30, 2010

Curren$y Talks about the Success of "Pilot Talk"

Curren$y Speaks on the Success of "Pilot Talk" from Ruby Hornet on Vimeo.

Former Roots member doin it Solo

Mark Ronson just put out his Lp called
"Record Collection" which features artist
like Q-tip, Theophilus London, Kyle falconer,
and many others. This Lp is one of the best
collaboration Lps this year. It's something so
innnovative that I will the Academy stamp on it.
So check it out, and just vibe-

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Willie The Kid x Lee Bannon

Ya I finally found a free version of
Willie The Kid and Lee bannon's Ep
"Never A Dull Moment". It's pretty much
a quick strike its mostly just Willie rappin but
He does work on this one-

Lots Of Music

Here go some September 28th releases
and some stuff I was to lazy to post-
9th wonder present: Big Remo-"Entrapment"
Mickey Factz-"I'm Better Than You"
Kendrick Lamar-"Overly Dedicated"

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Novels Back

The emcee/singer is back with another album
entitled "Legato Blues Summer".
I've listened and its the most soulful thing
to come out in a good minute, and yet he
still brings the heat with his lyrics. Listen
and be amazed-


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

All Feelin Gained

The Westcoast rapper decides to drop
off this track entitled "All Feelin".
The artwork is ill and the song it self
is something from the sky.

The Stimulus Package

The Miami rapper J. Nic$ decides to
drop his debut tape entitled "The Stimulus Package".
You'll love this, he's got that smooth but yet
gutter westcoast flow. Check it out, you won't
regret it-

Monday, September 20, 2010

Black Cotton

Here's the first "Black Cotton" album
from Jabee and aDDLib.

Black Cotton 2

Jabee and his running mate aDDLib
finally decided to release their album
"Black Cotton 2". The Lp is more jazzy
and smoother than the last "Black Cotton"
but still has that controversial feel to it.
Listen and learn about why cotton pickin
still goes on today-

Old School Mondays

Todays pick is
John Legend's LP
"Once Again".
Time To "Wake Up"!!!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Mos Def x Ski Beatz

This is a track that was left off
of "24 Hour Hour Karate School".
What makes it worse is that it would
have been one of the better tracks.
Record labels EAT A DICK!!!!!!!!!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Where is 24 Hour?

Well its not in stores but it is right
here on the Academy. The unofficial
official release Ski Beatz's "24 Hour Karate
School" is now here for the masses to listen
to. But no Mos Def means not great sales,
and yes I am purposely contributing to that

Cool Fridays

In todays edition of Cool Fridays I
bring you a 5 song Ep from the Rhyme Crusadors.
The Ep is real chill and vibed out and is also home
grown, in more ways than one,lol-

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Prepare for an Artist who is Overly Dedicated

Kendrick Lamar is dropping his highly anticipated
projected entitled (O)verly (D)edicated tomorrow,
but until then here is his first effort called "Kendrick Larmar
EP". This project was probably one of the best mixtapes
of this year, creatively and lyrically so download and make
sure you stay tuned for "OD"-

Dom Kennedy-Leimert Park Legend

DOM KENNEDY: Leimert Park Legend from Sid Ashford on Vimeo.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sundays are for God and good music

Now most of you know the west coast rapper
Blu who has been tearing up the rap game
with his insane lyrics. Well now meet Blu
a singer from Scotland who is under the radar
to most but of course we at the Academy
find the best talent. And trust me she has the
talent to be something great, she is Lykke Li and
InLove put into one artist. Check her out I promise
you won't regret it-

Yellow Is In

The Homie Neako dropped another Rubix Cube
mixtape and this one is the Yellow edition.
He goes a different route on this one and
I like it alot more. So check this one out-

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Out In Space

Diggy finally drops his looooong awaited
mixtape/album and it is well worth the wait.
With awsome features from Raekwon, Colin Munroe,
Lupe, and Pharrell,. I can't front he did his thing on this
tape so I'll say this"I'll Bump him, Not A Fan Though".

Friday, September 10, 2010

XV is Back Again

This is a glorious day God made, Especially
not only did Show drop his newest mixtape
but XV decides to drop "Vizzy Zone". This
mixtape is epic on so many different proportions.
This is not only the best of the year but also could
be the best album of this year. Every song is fire and
the concept of the Lp is something that will put him in
elite class of lyricist-

Show Tufli does it again

With his second installment of his
fox five series, Show Tufli releases
"Keep In Mind I'm An Artist  And
That I'm Sensitive About My Sh*T".
The Mixtape is inspired by Eryka Badu
and is a master piece.

Monday, September 6, 2010

J.Cole tries on the devils dress

J.Cole goes in over Kanye's recently released single and does his usual
thing on it. And word is Cole will be
releasing another mixtape so stay tuned-

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Lots Of Music

Lately everyone has decided
to drop their new albums all at
once so Ive decided to have it
all in one post-

L.e For The Uncool-"The Measure"

"Charles Hamilton + H2-"Starchaser Radio"

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Pilot Talk 2 Trailer

Tennile Jumpin Rope By Herself

We first heard Tennille on The Coll Kids
mixtape "Gone Fishing". The song was called
Jumpin Rope. Since then she's been constructing
her solo project and now has released it to the
With Production from Chuck Inglish, Pac Div and
Blend Babies-

What's One Way to commit Suicide

8thw1 and Earthtone King finally release
their highly anticipated mixtape "Suicide By