basically boom.

bloggings by lifeone: part time dj/producer. full time hip hop nerd. stunts, blunts, & hip hop + sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
live and direct from the brooklyn zoo. finish your cereal crew. XBS/KTT familia. sweat the technique on last.fm & reverbnation & soundcloud.

so basically, boom.


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“10 x CMJ 2011 Beat Recommends: Womp it out with these 10 beatwizards Louisiana-born, Brooklyn-based DJ Lifeone has been hard at work producing for fellow Brooklynite and rapper A.C. With an ear tuned to hip-hop, DJ Lifeone effortlessly mixes rap with the Cure with a little bit of womp and scratch.”

Elissa Stolman - CMJ (Oct 14, 2011)

“Hailing from the Dirty Dirty South, Lifeone has rocked parties from Austin to Miami with his mix of hip hop, indie, electro, and funk jams.”

NY Press - New York Press (Jun 23, 2010

"CMJ Buffet: Artists And Their Spirit Sandwiches Our CMJ artists reveal what sandwich they would be (if they were a sandwich)" Here at CMJ, we ask all the hard-hitting questions to get right to the bottom of what a new artist is all about. That is why we asked CMJ 2011ers to tell us what sandwich they would be, if they were a sandwich. Hey Lifeone—remember the sandwich shop Silas worked at in Weeds? That’s probably Kreayshawn’s favorite sandwich.

Lifeone (Brooklyn, NY): Whatever Kreayshawn’s favorite sandwich is, so she could put me in her mouth. Sorry Mom!"

Elissa Stolman - CMJ (October 17, 2011)

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    NehruvianDOOM - Darkness (HBU)

    "shouts to brownsville’s jesus, the big homie, maffew ragazino sr."

    Inspired by infamous activist H. Rap Brown, his delivery was no way conforming and neither was it to be taken lightly. Maffew is prepping for his upcoming project and wants you all to get ready! Make space in your hard drives, free up your cloud, get ready to have a new car cd, let your people’s people know… because NY hip-hop is on the rise. Also be sure to go get that Vanderslice Everything’s Amazing - it’s mean!!

    new project from the mastermind behind “the notorious xx” - obviously dope.
    obligatory artist statement below
    I’ve been listening to a lot of music over the last few months, and during that time, experimenting with tons of new sounds, mixes, and ideas to see what sticks for me. I’ve gotten to try them out live and feel pretty good about some of them, and it’s been awhile since I’ve done a proper release, so here it is, vol1, with songs that remind me of fall.

    I’m really looking forward to what’s yet to come: this EP is the start of a series of (loosely) seasonally-themed EPs. Additionally, after/before/during those, I have a full artist v artist album coming out that I’m pretty excited to put out into the world and hear what you think. Stay tuned on Facebook / Twitter / SoundCloud / messenger pigeon to get updates.

    Thank you to everyone who listens, who spreads the word, who comes to shows and says hello, and who tells their friends about a song they liked — you’ve allowed me an audience to hear songs I’d otherwise just be alone listening to on headphones, and because of you we get to play shows and go on adventures, so thank you — I appreciate it more than you know.

    As for the name, ‘we’re all busy but good’ — I really like the idea of these odd linguistic habits that we hear all the time but rarely see in print — that was the genesis of the ‘wait what’ name in college, and recently, ‘busy but good’ is one that I find myself saying without realizing it. It‘s a strange thing that we do, where we feel like we have to give that subtle implication that what we’ve been doing has been important, but also that we’re handling it well. It rolls off the tongue just as easily to long lost acquaintances as it does to best friends and immediate family members, and I’m not entirely sure why. Hopefully naming this series of EPs after the phrase makes me catch myself from doing it next time.”

    NEW M.O.P.!

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    Love these kids, since back in the day style, louisiana style.
    ladies and gentlemen, the funkiest duo in lafayette, la.
    Crist-o-Fleeze(sp?) and Andres.

    "Resurrecting a track from back in 2006. Includes wikah wikahs"

    remember that terrible video i made for my cure/mobb deep mashup that youtube took down for copyright infringement? well, neither does anyone else. anyway, without further ado i present, “close to shook,” the worst video ever.

    DMX -- Screams His Face Off on Amusement Park Ride - Watch More Celebrity Videos or Subscribe

    yeah, i’ve been slacking on the bloggings lately, but i just peeped the rawest, realist, most hip-hoppest video ever.
    ladies and gentleman, for your viewing enjoyment i present:
    "dmx screaming his heart out on the a slingshot ride."

    basically boom is four years old today… four years i’ll never get back.

    7evenThirty - Hook Heavy (feat. Sean Price) produced by Gensu Dean

    i’ll say it; i don’t get the hook about not needing hooks. then again, i don’t know why anyone would want to get bodied on their own track by sean p, so…

    Es-K (Essential Knowledge) was born in Holland, raised in Kansas City Missouri, and currently lives in Burlington Vermont. You may know him from his Spontaneous Grooves series on Cold Busted. Serenity is his first album and features A.G. of D.I.T.C, General Steele, MC Dialect, C-Rayz Walz, Charmingly Ghetto, DJ Grazzhoppa, Central Parks, Maw-, Chel Strong, K. Sparks, Fish Grease, M-Dot, S.Dub, Chromadadata, and Mike Gerbino.

    PREVIEW ENTIRE ALBUM HERE: http://coldb.us/1hRlgmG

    Butterflies (Pro Era (Dirty Sanchez x Rokamouth x CJ Fly x Dessy Hinds x Nyck Caution x A La $ole x Kirk Knight x Dyemond Lewis x Jakk the Rhymer x Joey Bada$$) produced by Powers Pleasant.

    Scion AV Presents: The Shift, the EP will be available for streaming and as a free download via the Scion AV Soundcloud and on ScionAV.com on 5/27. Pro Era and Scion AV have also teamed up for a video due out beginning of June.

    Scion AV premiere: www.scionav.com/2014/05/27/downlo…-pro-era-shift-ep

    Pro Era is the Brooklyn collective of Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, A La Sole, Dessy Hinds, Chuck Strangers, Powers Pleasant, The 47s (Dirty Sanchez, Roka-Mouth, J.A.B and Jakk The Rhymer). The young MCs have a developed a cult-like following with fans embracing their music & lifestyle…”That OG $wank.” Fans can look forward to Joey Bada$$’s debut album, ‘B4.DA.$$’ this Fall.

    The Shift EP is their fourth as a collective and for this special release they teamed up with Scion AV for a sample free EP that both highlights their diverse style and sound while further establishing Pro Era as the future of hip hop.

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    Skyzoo x Torae - Barrel Brothers

    duckdowners, skyzoo and torae have been dope for a minute. there was sky’s collab with 9th, the maffew track “bk accent,” and other gems i’m sure i slept on. same thing w/ torae: “daily conversations,” the marco polo joints, etc. are ALL bananas. yet for some reason, i never went out of my way to clock either of them. then i heard this: “barrel brothers.” featuring production from antman wonder, apollo brown, black milk, dj premier, cyrus tha great, !llmind, jahlil beats, khrysis, marcnfinit, oh-no, praise, the stuyvesants, and tiga. so, basically boom; never will i sleep on these cats again.

    7evenThirty - Hook Heavy (feat. Sean Price)

    Listen/download: Hook Heavy (feat. Sean Price) by 7evenThirty

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