Posts Tagged ‘A Tribe Called Quest’

Mixtape : Movember Thanky Stanky

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Canadian men raised $32 million for movember’s annual prostate cancer research fundraiser, more than any other country in the world! (Australia $22.5 mil, US $12 mil). In honor of this great achievement Electric Pixel brings you Movember Thanky Stanky, a quick mixtape by our resident beat master, DJ A-Factor. Music drives the creative brains at EP so last night we unleashed the A-Factor behind the 1’s & 2’s to put together a sample of beats we were feelin’ this past month.

Click HERE to download. Enjoy!

Tracklist after the jump….

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Rock the Bells NY Concert Review

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

We hit up Rock the Bells this past weekend in NY, so what’s the report? This year’s edition of the Bells was a homage to the hip hop classic albums by Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang, Tribe Called Quest, KRS-1, Slick Rick, Rakim, & Lauryn Hill. The lineup was certainly epic so after a late night we packed up the MINI Clubman and headed out of Montreal early Saturday morning. McD’s breakfast, a Rock the Bells iPod playlist, and 6 hours later we arrived at the Big Apple and headed straight for Pier 11 for the ferry ride to Governor’s Island. The crowds were already building when we reached the gate and Rakim was already on stage running the tail end of his classic ‘Paid in Full album’ with KRS-1 up next to do ‘Criminal Minded’. Both these albums were a little before my time so even though I knew them well a much needed siesta was more in the cards to be ready for my personal highlights….

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