Miguel Jontel .:May 15 10:.

Was recently put on to this dude by my roomate Keane. Turned out he's the dude that did the chorus on Blu's "First Things First". I know I'm on the late bus, but this dude kills it...had to re-post. Look him up...

- DJ Jo_iLL


FATBEATS LA!!! .:May 13 10:.

If you happen to be cruisin Melrose in LA, make sure you make 2 stops while you're out there... FIRST support your local record shop and pick up some wax and JABAone's mixtapes over at FATBEATS. 7600 Melrose Ave Ste J Los Angeles, CA 90046 Photobucket

and then go DIAGANOLLY across the street over to visit our folks at iVogue. 7561 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA. 90046 and pick up the NEW Homegrown Blends tees and other mixtapes from Homegrown Blends and our colleagues. Better get a scoop before its gone!!!



Who Is Clutchy Hopkins? .:May 12 10:.

- Existence 76


One Year Later... .:May 10 10:.

Finally finished another mix!  Enjoy some new heatrocks from Badu, SupaKoopa, Damu the Fudgemunk, & Onra.  This mix wouldn't be complete without a GURU tribute thrown in there, too!  Rest in Power!

(photo credit: R.Sanque)



KEEPIN IT TRUE!!! .:May 08 10:.

BAY AREEEEEAAAAAA!!! PLEASE make sure you stop by and check out our fam at TRUE over on Haight. They currently carry the NEW HOMEGROWN BLENDS logo tees [in BLACK and in RED] and "CLASSIC MATERIAL" tees [in GREY as shown below and in BURGUNDY]. Lettem know we sent ya! WORD! Photobucket Photobucket


TRUE does NOT carry Specialman... He MIGHT be available soon on www.FreshCrate.com though? Maybe? No? OK... nevermind...




Rule of Thirds .:May 07 10:.

To get your Friday going, Dopeshoes has posted the first episode in her new series

Bad Things Come in 3's
(not bad meaning bad, but bad meaning good)

where she'll be featuring 3 tracks from 3 artists in a quick little mix.  You can download this ditty from Mixcrate here:

Bad Things Come in 3s: Episode 1

Stay tuned for future episodes!