Game - Drug Test Ft. Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

This pic is full of win. Anyways, the shot above surfaced about a year ago and we finally have something to associate it with. This doesn't sound finished but I'm not gonna lie this got me even more excited for The R.E.D. Album which is supposed to drop August 23rd. We'll see.

Yonas - Ignition

A bit late on this but couldn't just not post it. New Yonas is always welcomed in the Northwest. Enjoy.

Win 2 tix to Miss Casey Carter Vol. 1 Show Aug. 4th!

My girl Casey Carter is gettin it in Thursday, August 4th at Nectar Lounge for her Miss Casey Carter Vol. 1 Show you're not going to want to miss this! How do you win tix? Simple, all you gotta do to enter is follow both @NWSTATEOFMIND & @CaseyCARTER and Tweet this phrase:
@NWSTATEOFMIND #GimmieThoseTickets
The winner will be selected at random August 2nd so check your Twitter! If the original winner does not claim their prize within fifteen minutes of selection another contestant will be chosen and so on...

Broken Glass Freestyle: Logics, Sez Batters, XV, & Mic Phenom

By Detooz Films.

J-Mac - On Some

Here's a new joint from J-Mac. Download link below or you can head over to his bandcamp page to dl this as well as some other heat.

Mr Dutch - Arm & Hammer Grammar

The big homie Dutch of M.O.E. Cartel sent this over the other day so my apologies for the delay. Follow him on Twitter @MrDUTCH82.

Smoke DZA - On The Corner Ft. Big K.R.I.T. & Bun B

First single off of DZA's upcoming album Rolling Stoned which drops August 30th. That artwork is too dope.

XV - Seattle recap

I'm a bit late but here is a quick recap from Wednesday night at Neumos for the XV x Casey Veggies x Logics show. More pics and video coming soon. Shout to the homie JayKin too who made the trip down from Vancouver to rock with Logics.

The Dark Kinght Rises - Teaser Trailer

In theaters July 20th 2012.

Macklemore x Ryan Lewis - WINGS (Official Video)

I've been waiting to see this for a while now but it was certainly worth the wait. In a time where just about everybody and their moms have a pair of Air Jordans there was once a time not too long ago where if you had a pair of Jays at school or wherever you went you were almost guaranteed to break some necks. This video shows a little Mack' breaking in a new pair of IVs and proceeds to show him taking them to the blacktop as well as the halls of his school. This may very well be the best put together sneaker music video ever. Directed by Zia Mohajerjasbi.

Corner Boy P - Oyster Quartz (Official Video)

Go get that Rolex Diamonds from Corner Boy if you haven't already!

Wiz Khalifa - Flowers Ft. Curren$y & Big Sean

Second day in a row these three dropped a track together. Wasn't there some talk about this trio doing a complete project before?

Sandlot - Can I Ball

Brand new track from the Sandlot camp. Goin' in as usual, nothing new here.

Jet Life x Diamond Supply Co. - High & Low sneaker samples Spring '12

Nick Diamonds let loose this teaser shot via his Twitter of some upcoming sneakers set to drop Spring 2012 in collaboration with the Hot Spitta Curren$y. Those low tops are gettin' the hell rocked outta them lol.

Wiz Khalifa - O.T.T.R. Ft. Curren$y & Big Sean

Pic via: VibeToThis
Coming home to a new track by three of your favorite artists = win. Produced by Big Jerm.

Bape ‘Ape Head B’ Carabiners

I need one of these in my life asap! Head over to HighSnobiety to check out the rest of the Ape Head B carabiners. These are available now at BAPE retail stores.

Dom Kennedy & Curren$y - Hennessy Beach

Dom and Spitta have been going back and forth on Twitter about 'Hennessy Beach' for a while now so this track comes as no surprise, but nonetheless just as dope. Enjoy.

Rockie Fresh & Casey Veggies - Duckin N Dodgin (Official Video)

New joint from Casey Veggies joined by Chicago native Rockie Fresh. Catch Casey in Seattle Wednesday, July 20th at Neumos joined by XV and Logics.

GLC x Freddie Gibbs - Head of the Heads (Official Video)

That beat is so nasty. You can find this track as well as others from GLC, Rhymefest, & more on Ruby Hornet's Closed Sessions: ATX. Video directed by Davy Greenberg.

BAPE x adidas Originals Superstar 80s B-Sides Edition

The first adidas and BAPE release resulted in one of the most successful collabs between a clothing line and a sneaker company. So why not do it again? August 13th marks the release date of this new B-Sides Edition colorway dropping at select retailers around the world. Stay tuned for more release info, additional pics after the jump below.

Jay Kin - V.A.N. II (Prod. by U-TERN)

New track from Van City's Jay Kin off of his Sneakers and Video Games: Bonus coming soon! Production by U-TERN.

Asher Roth - Summertime Ft. Quan (Official Video) Prod. Nottz

This is my shit. Download here.


This collaboration is now available in limited quantities so don't sleep! Head over to either the Superb shop or Machines shop to cop. More pics after the jump.

Leon Swanks - Deadly Kiss

New joint from the fam Leon Swanks that didn't make the cut for his upcoming Stories of the iLL & Jaded project dropping August 11th. #Sandlot

FLY LY - Rocky Road (Official Video)

I posted the trailer to this back in June but now we got the video in its entirety. Be on the lookout for Fly Ly's upcoming album too set to drop this fall. Video directed by Adam Hada and Renroy Chase.

SK - Late Arrival (Mixtape)

Here is the debut project from Seattle's own SK, a warm up to his official EP When the Dust Settles set to release later this year. Tracklist & Download link after the jump.

Fiend/International Jones - Street Lights Ft. Street Wiz (Official Video)

Here go the second set of visuals off of Fiend's Life Behind Limo Glass featuring the homie Street Wiz. Directed by that dude @davidxparks.

Nacho Picasso - Numbnuts (Prod. Blue Sky Black Death)

By now you should have seen the video for Nacho's single Numbnuts, produced by the duo that is Blue Sky Black Death. Well you can now download the track for your listening pleasure. Nacho's For The Glory dropping September 11th.

Roderic - Put it Down (Video)

Directors cut. Follow Roderic on Twitter @RodericMusic

Game - The R.E.D. Album (Artwork & Release Date)

After countless delays and push backs we finally have both the official artwork as well as a supposedly solid release date of August 23rd for Game's fourth studio album...

Extra - Loyalty

The big homie Ex, of M.O.E Cartel is getting ready to drop his solo mixtape Extraordinary Timing next month and with that we have the first single off the project, 'Loyalty' enjoy.

Nike Dunk High AC Premium TZ

I need those tan joints asap! Be on the lookout for these at select Nike retailers this Fall/Winter season. More pictures after the jump.

Fice - Tacoma Tigers t-shirt

Available now at FiceMusic. Get em while they last! More pics after the jump.

Behind the scenes x Clemm Rishad - Back to the Paper (Video)

Here is some behind the scenes footage from the video shoot of Clemm Rishad's upcoming visuals for Back to the Paper off Close Your Eyes and See. Video shot and directed by Jon Jon.


New Outkast soon???

That's the word on streets (internet whatever) HipHopWired is reporting that the Atlanta duo is preparing to drop a new Outkast album sometime in 2012, they both also plan on releasing solo albums before the end of 2011.
Outkast is on track to release a new album by early next year. Both Dre and Big are working on solo projects; they want those out by the end of 2011.
This according to a rock solid industry source. This is the only news I needed to hear today.

Pic via: Big Boi

Pick ups

Kyle P & Speaks - The Resistance To Change

Apologies to Kyle, I've been meaning to throw this up on the blog for some time now. This 17 year old Washingtonian alongside producer Simplystic Productions aka Speaks dropped this joint a little while ago as Kyle prepares to drop his first project A Kid Named Kyle P. Download link for the track below, stay tuned for more from these guys.