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Happy New Year Family!! Thanks for rockin' with us in '08 - we hope you're ready for another three-hundred and sixty-five days of BEETS from the BEET.ROOTS crew. We're definitely ready to serve 'em up!! For the first show of the year we wanted to address some of the madness that's going on here with the continuing transit strike but we also felt the need to address the string of police shootings south of the border. That's some madness as well. In Oakland: In Dallas: In New Orleans: So to that end, we decided that for the first hour of 2009 that BEET.ROOTS would go in on a classic record; Eldridge Cleaver - Dig. The legendary Black Panther speaks to a rally of the Peace and Freedom Party at Syracuse in 1968, in the midst of his illegitimate presidential campaign. It's amazing and a bit sad how apt his words still are in describing the times in many cases, even mentioning the 'dirty pigs in Oakland' specifically in the first half. I'm sure that this record has not been played on the air waves too many times in its entirety and to make it sweeter, we threw on Kankick's Acid Massive Musical album in the mix! This is a BEET.ROOTS EXCLUSIVE!! Spread it around!! Then before getting into some new music Drifter and Memetic assess the state of things and conversate with the people a bit. Memetic came down with a BAD case of the "knaw'mean/know'm'sayin"'s this week - bear with him!!! **** Eldridge Cleaver/Kankick - Dig/Acid Massive Musical Album Drifter and Memetic on the state of things (know'm'sayin') - Jay Dee's Vintage LP. Ian Kamau - Majority Report '09 Billy Danze f/Busta Rhymes - Undescribable Danny Brown - Succeed People Under The Stairs - Letter 2 C/O The Bronx Big Black Lincoln - Clementine Maroon 5 - Secret (Premier 5 Remix) Karma Stewart - Withdrawal PPP (Platinum Pied Pipers) - Angel (Feat. Coultrain) Dam Funk - Sunset ZO! - rocket ship re--mix Kankick - Untitled Track 01 Wasted Youth - the rock DJ Revolution - EY ft. Joell Ortiz & Termanology Dam Funk - Gold

The U.N - Snow
The P Brothers ft. Roc Marciano - Outta Control
Johnson & Johnson (Blu and Mainframe) - Up All Night
The P Brothers ft. Boss Money - New Religion
Bobby Hutchinson - Going Down South
Common - Announcement
Clipse - Ride Around Shining
Danny Brown - Head
Buff 1 ft. Ab - Real Apeal
Hi-Tek ft. Kool G Rap, Snoop, Devin tha Dude - Keep Going
J-88 Keep it On
Blaq Poet - Ain't Nuttin' Changed
Freeway - Tell U Something
Al Tariq - Do Yo Thing
Ol Dirty Bastard - Hippa To Da Hoppa
Black Milk - Long Story Short
Madlib - Distant Land
Frank N Dank - Everybody Get Up (Instrumental)
Biz Markie - Vapors
Biz Markie ft. TJ Swan - The Biz Dance
Common - The Movement
Outkast feat. Lil' Wayne - Hollywood Divorce
Black Milk feat. Fat Ray - Welcome 2 tha District
Jay-Z - Allure (Just Blaze Remix)
Rakim - It's Been A Long Time
KRS ONE - My Life
Def Squad - Say Word
Big Tone feat. Dwele - Intimacy
Hi-Tek feat. Main Flow and Homeskillet - Breakin' Bread
?? feat. Large Professor - Word to Life
Mos Def - Mashmatix (Mashman remix)
Sa-Ra feat. Spacek - Simply So
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth/ Dam DaVinci- Tell Me Inst/Freestyle
Strange Fruit Project - Ready Forum


cinematic orchestra -
alchemist feat. evidence blue and kid cudi - therapy
kurupt - yessir
raekwon - the pj's (pete rock remix)
prodigy feat. big twin - damn daddy
prodigy feat. mz. bars - trials of love
alchemist feat capone n noreaga - follow the dollar
elzhi - d.e.m.o.n.s
black milk - broken wax into
buff 1 - theres only one
ludacris feat. nas and jay-z - i do it for hiphop
ludacris - mvp
reks -
croup - how ya like it
exile -
88-keys - no, i said i LIKED you
blu & exile - so amazin'
frank n' dank - interlude
frank n' dank - keep it comin'
pete rock feat Rell - Thats What I Am Talking About
Exile and - Saloon Jam
Exile - Silver Moon


outkast - Liberation
j rawls - Bobby seale bound and gagged
croup feat. flight distance - get in da trunk
nyg'z feat. - legendary
big daddy kane - young gifted and black
kool g rap - ghetto knows
rakim - guess who's back (remix)
monie love - pups lickin' bone
estelle feat kardinal - magnificent
stephen marley feat. mos def - don't worry
born jamaricans - 100 roses
delroy wilson - i love you madly


If you ever wanted to know what begging sounds like...


pete rock & CL - shine on me
jay dee - beat
jay dee - beat
jay dee - beat
The Beatnuts - Ms. Jackson
The Game feat. Common - Angel
Prodigy feat. Big Twin - Damn Daddy
frank nitt - automatic
jake one feat blueprint - scared
devin the dude - el grande nadgas
diamond d feat. - baby
oddisee - chocolate city dreamin'


dj jedi - blowout breaks mix
people under the stairs - california
da odd squad - here to say a lil' somethin'
dj revolution feat. strong arm steady - blow da spot
royce da 5'9 feat. trick trick - we deep
elzhi - d.e.m.o.n.s
drake feat. kardinal offishal - last hope
last emperor - mafia don
smiff n' wessun - hustlers prayer
smiff n wessun - sound bwoi buriel
al green - the letter

Peace Family!! The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble were in town last week and HOOOOLAAAY, what a show!! We've gotta big up the brothers and start off both halves of the show with a little HBE!!! Drifter was away this week doing his emcee thing, but Big Andy stepped up to bat in the co-host chair. He tried to get over and check Drifter's show but it was JAM PACKED!!! We'll have to get the report on how it went from the ethereal one himself, next week. DJ Memetic will be rockin' at the Digable Planets show on Oct. 10th @ Barrymores. If you're in the area stop in and check ANOTHER dope show!!! If you're not in the area, you can bet you'll hear about it next week!! 1. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Tarik 2. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Deja Vu 3. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Juke Box 4. Jay-Z - Can I Live 5. Jake One feat. Keak Da Sneak - Soil Raps 6. Camp Lo - Black Connection 7. Young Buck feat. Tha Outsidaz - Drivin' Down The Freeway 8. DJ Revolution feat. Sean P and Tash - King Of The Decks 9. Styes P - The Ghost 10. Lupe Fiasco - Gold Watch 11. Kardinal Offishall - Bad Like We Bad 12. Delroy Wilson - I'm Not A King 13. Undisputed Truth - Brother Louie 14. Snoop Doggy Dogg - G's Up, Ho's Down 15. Statik Selektah feat. Freeway and Cassidy - What Would You Do!? 16. Blame1 - Rain Dance 17. Slum Village - 1, 2 18. DJ Revolution feat. Guilty Simpson and Royce Tha 5'9 - Do My Thing 19. Termanology feat. Sheek Looch and Freeway - Drugs, Crime, Gorillas 20. Fat Jon - Repainting Tomorrow Jake One - R.I.P. + How We Ride | What's Good w/ Big Andy and Memetic 21. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - War 22. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Sri Nerodi 23. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Marcus Garvey 24. Digable Planets - Four Corners 25. People Under The Stairs - Up Yo Spine (Fishbucket Pt. 3) 26. Jay Dee feat. Jay -Z, Memphis Bleek, Beanie Siegel and Amil - As Serious As You, Me, Him and Her Lives Are (BEET.ROOTS Remix) 27. Platium Pied Pipers - ridin' high 28. Black Milk - track 03 of Music From the Color Purple 29. Al B Sure - Rescue Me 30. George Clinton - Atomic Dog 31. Croup - Da C-Funk

Peace Family!!

Apologies for the lack of updates. Memetic and Drifter have both been out of town on separate occasions, and so this was the first official BEET.ROOTS of the month. Lots to talk about! Especially the new Kardianal Offishall album!! GO COP THE KARDI IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY!!!!!!!!! To toast the the new joint, we're going into some T-Dot classics, new and old. Apologies to mans like Infinite, Mindbender and Frankenstein and ladies like Motion and Tara Chase. We'll do It again, proper. Meanwhile, Drifter decides to keep talking slick about The Game. No word from Cali on a retaliation...yet!!

1. Kardinal Offishall feat. July Black - Powerful
2. Kardinal Offishall feat. Saukrates - On Wit Tha Show (Remix)
3. Mathematik - Rhyme Trainin' (Remix)
4. Saukrates feat. Common - Play Dis (Remix)
5. Grooveman Spot A.K.A. DJ Kou-G feat. Saukrates - Farther Time
6. Nefarious - Toe to Toe (Remix)
7. Ghetto Concept - EZ On The Motion
8. Choclair feat. The Circle - Till Now
9. IRS - T.R.A.C.K.S. Lament 1.5
10. Estelle feat. Kardinal Offishall - Magnificent
11. Kardinall Offishall feat, glenn lewis - Still Eye Rise
12. Saukrates - Action (Remix)
13. Dee Jay Nana - Simple Man
14. Drake - Closer

What's good with Memetic and Drifter? | Mashman - From the Cooking for 1 Series

15. Sizalini - Stay Human
16. Showbiz & AG - Hold Ya Head
17. Reks - Stages
18. LL Cool J - Ill Bomb
19. Buff1 feat. DJ Rhettmatic - Electrifying Music Maker
20. Waajeed - Dusk
21. Erykah Badu - The Healer
22. Nas - Doo Rags
23. TiRon - Never Happy
24. Fat Joe - Thank God For That White
25. Tha Alkaholiks - Chaos
26. People Under The Stairs - Step Bacc
27. NYG'z feat. Nick Javas and Teflon - Legendary Pt. 1
28. KRS One - Mortal Thought
29. Kardinal Offishall - Nina

Peace Family!

It was Reggae Festival weekend here in Ottawa and so we started to show on some island vibes. Not to mention the OUTSTANDING and SWAGGERIFIC victory of Usain Bolt. Show respect!!

Speaking of which we want to shout out our main man Kenji Tooyoka designer of the BEET.ROOTS logo is moving on to a new city so we've gotta show respect and shout him out. We wish you well!! Memetic would also like to say peace to his homegirl Leandra who's wedding he wasn't able to attend this weekend. BEET.ROOTS Radio loves you girl! And speaking of the L word, Drifter was caught out on the town with a mysterious female - he's tight lipped about it for now, but we'll get the goods!

1. Sister Nancy - I Am A Gideon
2. Sizzla - Love Amongst My Bretheren
3. Buju Banton - How Could You
4. Capleton - Raggy Road
5. Damian Marley - We're Gonna Make it
6. Sean P. - Jamaican
7. The Game feat. Nas - Letter To The King
8. Prodigy - My World Is Empty Without You
9. Killer Mike - I Gotcha
10. Guilty Simpson - Get Bitches
11. Bilal - Sweet Sour You
12. Jackson 5 - 2-4-6-8
13. Pete Rock - Appreciate
14. Talib Kweli - A Game
15. T-3 feat. Monica Blaire & Big Tone - Nobody
16. Nametag - About you
17. Reks - Cloud 9
18. Rakim - Waiting for the world to end
19. Madlib the Beat Konducta - Chrome Dreams

The Beet.Rooterz - Too Much (Life) | What's Good With Drifter and Memetic

20. Isaac Hayes - Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic (w/ Ill Bet You)
21. J.Dilla feat. Eric Roberson - What I Gotta Do To Go So Far? (BEET.ROOTS Remix)
22. DJ Jazzy Jeff feat. Posdenous - Let Me Hear You Clap
23. Jimmy Ruffin feat. Pharoahe Monch - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted in Queens? (BEET.ROOTS Remix)
24. Masta Killa feat. Raekown & Ghostface
25. Platinum Pied Pipers - Ridin' High (Bling 47 Remix)
26. Syl Johnson - Different Strokes
27. The VHB - Beethoven's Fifth Street Symphony
28. Common Sense - Soul By The Pound (Thump Remix)

P.S. Peace to Dilated Peoples - They didn't end up standing me up after all - we did the interview, and it was dope. Look for the article on the cover of this week's Xpress

Peace Family!

We're back again - This week, Memetic rushed straight from his own bar-b-que to put it down, and Drifter makes a big announcement! We noticed that we have some listeners out in the Long Beach and Compton area, and that new Ice Cube album is a beast, so we dipped into a little bit of West Coast flavour in the middle of this mix. New music from Al Green, Large Pro, The GZA, Game, Ice Cube and Zo! and Tigalo.

1. Al Green - No One Like You
2. (...) - I've Been Watching You
3. Large Pro - Maika Living
4. Pete Rock feat. J Dilla - Niggaz Know
5. Black Milk - Summer Troinc
6. Da Bush Babees - We Run Things (It's Like Dat)
7. The Lost Boyz - Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless
8. Bishop Lamont feat. Warren G - Gorilla Pimpin' 5008
9. The Game feat. Ice Cube - State of Emergency
10. Da Beatminerz feat. N.W.A - Knuckle Up!
11. GZA feat. RZA & Kehan-Acito Of Outlines - Life Is A Movie
12. GZA feat. Masta Killa & RZA - Pencil
13. Large Pro - Sewin' Love
14. The Detroit Emeralds - Set It Out
15. DJ Spinna - Computer Love
16. J-Live - Deal Widdit
17. Big Daddy Kane - Mr. Cee's Master Plan
18. Platinum Pied Pipers feat. Sa-Ra - Deep Inside
19. Erykah Badu - The Cell
20. J. Rawls - Bongoss

Waajeed - EssVee | What's Good With Memetic & Drifter

21. Masta Killa - No Said Date
22. The Roots - Thought @ Work (Orig. Version)
23. RJD2 - Rolerskating Jam
24. The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
25. J-88 - Get It Together (IG Bass Remix)
26. Black Milk - Dirty Horns
27. C.R.A.C. Knuckles - CRACHAUSE
28. Killer Mike - Gonna Go To Ghanna
29. Zo! and Tigalo - Something About You (Nicolay's Nighty Night Quiet Storm Remix)

Peace Peoplez!

Off the top we wanna thank all the listeners tuning in on the podcast, and welcome the new listeners linking up from the creative class website or elsewhere! We appreciate the downloads!!

This week we jumped into some new music out of Detroit, but we're sad about how the mayor of the city is livin' these days. Beat those cases and keep your ass out of trouble Kwame! Youngest mayor ever - we're pulling for you, but the people can only ride through so much. See if you can pick out which songs we were thinking of him on...

Peace to Memetic's sister who he DIDN'T get to call for her birthday: HAPPY BIRTHDAY AKUA! And a MONSTER Rest In Peace to the two giants who we lost this weekend, "Big Black" Bernie Mac and Isaac "Black Moses" Hayes. Ironically, dark as they both were, the world is a much darker place now that they are gone.

1. Oddisee - Camera
2. Elzhi - D.E.M.O.N.S.
3. Nottz - Take 'Em To Church
4. Mobb Deep feat. 50 Cent - Pearly Gates
5. DJ Memetic feat. Mobb Deep - Memetic Operandi
6. Eve feat. Gwen Stefani - Let Me Blow Ya Mind
7. Buff 1 - I Know The Secret
8. Jay-Z - Fallin'
9. Ghostface feat. Fort Minor and Lupe Fiasco - Spray Paint
10. J-Live - A Charmed Life
11. The Lox - None of Y'all Better
12. Reflection Eternal - Too Late?
13. The Daktaris Soul Explosion - Daktari Walk (?)
14. Roget Troutman feat. The Roots - Do It 75 Times Roger (BEET.ROOTS Remix)

Oddisee feat Phonte Coleman - All Because She's Gone | What's Good with Drifter and Memetic?

15. Croup - Grace
16. Black Moon - Stay Real
17. Pharrel & The Yessirs - Best Friend
18. Kurupt - Yessir
19. Nas - Lets Go Esco
20. Grap Lover feat. Kev Brown - Power Bars
21. Phat Kat - True Story Pt. 2
22. Elzhi - Brag Swag
23. Buff 1 - Rain Dance
24. DeeJay Nana - Moka33
25. Spacek - Days Of My Life
26. Statik Selektah feat. Royce da 5'9 and Cormega - Back Against The Wall
27. The UN - Avenue
28. Zo! and Tigalo - Human

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