Some things in this world were just meant to be together. Bonnie & Clyde, peanut butter & jelly, Kim Kardashian & black men…and of course, house music & country. Wait, what? Surprising though it may be, Canadian duo Smalltown DJs made good work of some banjo chords on the truly unique “Good People”. Getting assistance from trap/rave producer Grandtheft, it’s sounds as if someone’s holding a rave on a backwoods Mississippi farm. You can check out the hilarious redneck compilation video below, stream the full song, and grab the download for free. Smalltown DJs will officially release the Good People EP on January 8th through T&A Records.
Big Sean just dropped the video for the Young Chop-produced “Mula” featuring French Montana. The Detroit rapper goes full blown Tarzan on a mansion chandelier in the video for this song, one of the biggest tracks off the widely successful mixtape named after his hometown city. If you’ve been in a coma for the past few months, head here and grab the Detroit mixtape now.
Check out this video for dubstep producer xKore’s remix of “Another Day” by Modestep featuring Popeska. The original was a hit for the the electronic band from the UK, and now the remix is starting the gain headway on airwaves across the pond. The video follows a boy’s social ascension from nerd to the “cool kid” at his high school. You’ll notice a lot of hardcore/rock influence here as Modestep typically performs live with a guitarist, making a solid foundation for a hard-hitting dubstep remix. Their new album Evolution Theory is coming January 14th and this track will be available on the deluxe version.
Meanwhile, in Ratchetville….know that song “Chariots of Fire” that’s been used in hundreds of slow motion movie scenes? It’s gotten the hip hop production treatment from our homies down south, courtesy of Grip Plyaz on “Jackie Joyner” featuring Aleon Craft & Trinidad Jame$. A bonus track on his Purp x Wind x Fire mixtape, but don’t expect much substance on the bars (song titles include Dayee Izz, Fugginhudumara, Died (In Yo Pussy), Wasaname, Child Support, & Fuck dat Hipster Shit). Jackie Joyner’s production is too infectious for its own good. If you want to download the mixtape, you can head here and name your price.
The West Coast army of producers League of Starz brings together Skeme, Problem, Freddie Gibbs, Jay Rock, Glasses Malone, & Bad Lucc for the hard hitting “Show Sumn”. After producing hits for artists like Tyga, French Montana, E-40, & Young Jeezy, LOS have announced their first compilation album LOS.FM coming early 2013. This track is the first single off that record.
From Wolfgang Gartner’s Kindergarten Records we get Conro and his debut release Axiom. The British Columbia native drops a track that almost gets written off as just another electro house tune, but twists things up with some well-placed vocal samples and a dubbed-out drum beat. The EP also includes the basstastic “Feel You Right There”. Get it here on Beatport.