Just a Mixtape – ‘Pity’

October 2, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – sitting in the back of a clapped out Delorean, hoverboard float, no need to touch floor again…

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This is new – and it’s called ‘Pity’. Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: A sad, sad, lament for the financial crises faced by my generation.

Moods: introspective, thoughtful, bitter, stubborn, intellectual, direct

Line: “My generation is broken I want to mend it/ it’s like we’re all in one big episode of The Apprentice”

The beat is courtesy of Capone and Noreaga from a song appropriately titled ‘Follow the Dolla’, produced by the Alchemist. Check out the original:

Yeah, thass gangsta… Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

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Just a Mixtape – ‘Top Man’

September 26, 2010

‘JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – practically minded but not classically trained

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This is the biggie – the world’s first and only hip hop homage to GOK WAN. Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: A sincere and heartfelt salute to the self-styled psycho analyst for Now magazine readers that is: Gok Wan.

Moods: reflective, measured, serious, irreverent, self-conscious

Line: “He knows what he’s talking about, he used to be fat too/ and now he’s trendy in glasses earring and tat-too”

The beat is copurtesy of the Game, from a song ambitiously titled ‘My Life’. Check out the original:

Deep. Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy.

Just a Mixtape – ‘Genuine freestyle three’

September 24, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – shit lyrics just get dropped in the river like pooh sticks

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It’s another genuine freestyle! Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: Not often do you hear a 100% genuine freestyle these days, so I’ve done 4 and a half of them. Here’s number 3.

Moods: freestyling, freely

Line: “…and once I pop, I can’t stop/ call me Mr Pringle – I might turn this into a single…”

The beat is from a song called ‘Not a criminal’ by Chamillionaire (what happened to him?) feat. Kelis. Check out the original:

Aggressive. Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Just a Mixtape – ‘Shake a Fist remix’

September 23, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – I’m about to go, like my coat is on

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Prepare to hear the ‘Shake a Fist’ remix.’ Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: A punch in the face of a song, riffing violently over electro drums and synth.

Moods: aggressive, intense, direct, violent, confident, energetic, malevolent

Line: “Feel your heart pump with the music, run like shoes and jump quicker than I jump to conclusions/ I assumed that what I could do was easy – that was just an illusion”

The beat is sampled from the breakdown of ‘Shake a Fist’ by the mathematically excellent Hot Chip. Check out the original:

‘Soooounds of the studio…’ . Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Just a Mixtape – ‘Genuine Freestyle One’

September 22, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – I get the picture like professional photographers

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It’s a genuine freestyle! Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: Not often do you hear a 100% genuine freestyle these days, so I’ve done 4 and a half of them. Took a beat, looped it once (with no edits, hence the skip in the middle) and hit record. One take, no punch ins, off the top. As I say at the end, listen back – there may be some good parts.

Moods: freestyling, innit

Line: “I spit lyrics, like, hieroglyphics/ and yes my skills will, never diminish/ I’m like, Popeye – when he eats some spinach/ going ‘eg eg eg eg eg’, can you hear me finish?”

The beat is from ‘Everybody’ by Bentley Fonzworth feat. Kanye West and Andre 3000. Check out the original:

How civilised. Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Just a Mixtape – ‘I am a Poser’

September 21, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – graffiti beats with more words and scrawls than you’ll find on school lavatory walls

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Next song on the list: ‘I am a Poser’ Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: Dripping with swagger, unashamedly brazen, a casual foray into the world of bragging.

Moods: confident, aggressive, bold, brazen, playful,

Line: “The way that I flow rolls more than a coaster/ and I boast too, cos, I am a boaster”

The beat is from a song called ‘Wipe me Down’ by Lil Boosie. Check out the original:

Gangsta I’m sure you’ll agree. Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Just a Mixtape – ‘Arrogant Awesome’

September 20, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – You are cordially invited to the premiere of Here I Am.

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Next song up: ‘Arrogant Awesome’ Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: A quiet display of bravado and lyrical skill, brushed with paranoia.

Moods: confident, introspective, frantic, cool, cold, freewheeling

Line: “rapper of the year is a little bit absurd but I haven’t heard better since January 1st”

The beat is courtesy of the very cool Kid Cudi’s ‘Day n Night’. Check out the original:

Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Just a Mixtape – ‘Looking for projectbrownman’

September 19, 2010

JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – the words of the world are mine mine mine

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Next song up: ‘Looking for projectbrownman’ Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: A manic demomstration of wordplay and mental acrobatics, couched in pop culture of recent generations.

Moods: frantic, playful, energetic, reckless, aggressive, fun

Line: “…just like I caught Catwoman in a rat van, after making an attack plan, with Bat-Man”

The beat is courtesy of G Unit alumni Lloyd Banks with the song ‘Into a customer’. Check out the original:

Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Just a Mixtape – Saving It

September 18, 2010

‘JUST A MIXTAPE’ – FREE DOWNLOAD – Jump into my id (but mind my ego)

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Hello! Been closed over the summer like school, now I’m back like shoulder blades. Welcome to ‘Just A Mixtape’ by me.

First song up: ‘Saving It’ Listen to it now, hit the arrow below.

Synopsis: An introspective journey through the ups and downs of modern communication.

Moods: freewheeling, reflective, gentle, playful, introspective.

Line: “Am I deluded? If I’m asking then I guess I am/ The kind of music that I’m making is the best I can”

The beat is courtesy of Lil Wayne, from the song ‘Light Up My’, produced by Premier. Check out the original:

Don’t forget to download the mixtape here. It’s ‘Just a Mixtape’ and it’s free.

Enjoy!

Onwards

June 20, 2010

Projectbrownman’s projectbrownblog is beginning to look like a broken delorean. Stuck in the past. I’ve got tons more archive tracks to share, but, to be honest, my neck’s beginning to hurt from looking backwards.

In the words of Jay Z:

“On to the next one”

Please watch this space.