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Drake – The Motto Parody – White Negro

Drake’s ‘The Motto’ was a bit of anthem last year, despite the fact it showed him rocking what looks like a collaboration between Primark and North Face (sorry Supreme lovers, the jacket is baaaaaad) and Lil Wayne mumbling in lime green ski boots. Amazing what a great beat can do. Anyway it’s been around for a while but only recently brought to my attention via my cohort on this site, left-field thinking revolutionary Darren Williams.

Ever the one to give Young Money a dig, he’s excitedly sent this out via Facebook so the blog just had to have a go. Not 100% sure if it is the same dude from Adult Swim on this masterful Tim and Eric sketch, but it definitely reminded me of it anyway.

Font 2012-13 Playlist

Last month I mentioned I was compiling a playlist for the Font and here is the final edit. There’s 150 tracks of pure aural goodness on the go, the thinking the same as last year in that it’s designed with a student friendly bar in mind. There’s a definite influence from Breaking Bad prevalent – as I’ve been a late comer to the series and completely engrossed by the music involved. Alongside that there’s everything from bass heavy hip-hop from Tyga and The Pack over to music raided from some of my favourite albums of the year so far – Jessie Ware, Frank Ocean, Justin Martin and Nas.

It’s also a bit more ‘current’ – the last one was much closer to the classic records that had been part of my DJ sets over the years whereas this is definitely more of a home listening experience with some slabs of bass music form Bondax, Disclosure and Last Japan all freshening up the student indie disco vibe, and things get a bit noisy towards the end as well. It’s tailored to fit a full day in the bar, so it’s a bit weighty to get stuck into but go for it anyway. Or just rock up to the gaffe and experience it in the environ with a pint of Liverpool Organic for yourself.

Tyga – Rack City (Mak & Pasteman Remix)

Killer re-work of Tyga’s ‘Rack City’ which beefs the opus up into a dancefloor workout. Get the download here.

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