“just plain ant” Posts

New release: The return of Sleaze! A new single for your enjoyment

The Honorable Sleaze is back with the 2nd and final maxi-single from his great release “This Funk”. This time around it’s “Dance Track” b/w a single exclusive “Lovin’”! With those two great tracks, you’ll find a few other dopadelic exclusives… among which are FRESH remixes for Better Days. Don’t sleep… Read more

New release: The Honorable Sleaze’s “This Funk”

What if I told you that we’ve got some of that ILL hip-hop soul-funk for you? What if I told you it’s a free download? Word. The Honorable Sleaze has let loose his latest gem on blocSonic for your downloading pleasure. Fifteen essential tracks deep, “This Funk” is packed with… Read more

New release: More Ripps… the new single “Can’t Stop Livin’”

Yo, here’s more of that real hip-hop for you to nod your head to. The 2nd single from Joey Ripps’ album “Son Of 1,000 Pardons”. Grab it so you don’t miss the two exclusive remixes by the one and only, Sleaze! Also available by Ripps is the first single “For… Read more

New release: Introducing Joey Ripps’ “The Son of 1,000 Pardons”, hip-hop done well

In the early 80s, while in my teens, I first heard hip-hop music and it was for me… there was simply something about it that spoke to me. It was the future. It was exciting and fresh. A musical genre in its infancy that was finding its way… learning who… Read more

New release: Welcome back to blocSonic… JOEY RIPPS!

Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Joey Ripps is part of the multi-talented Just Plain Sounds crew. Depending on how much you follow blocSonic, there’s a chance that you’re familiar with JPS. If you aren’t, let me tell you that they’re quite simply the most prolific and talented hip-hop squad in the… Read more

New release: Setting the mood with netBloc Volume 30: aldartea

Love of music is what the netBloc series is about. It’s not about hatred of the mainstream music industry, even though it may seem so sometimes (no matter how much I am against everything that the music industry represents these days). The fact of the matter is that there are… Read more

New release: Just Plain Ant "These Times / Scream Out"

If you haven’t already checked out the excellent Just Plain Ant release “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble”, here’s a little reminder for you. This, the final album maxi-single contains a double dose of album cuts with a couple dope remixes and a sneak peek at Ant’s upcoming September 7th release “seewhateyesee”.… Read more

New release: Just Plain Ant “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble” with guest appearance by Chuck D!

Just Plain Ant is back with another fresh collection of his unique brand of hip-hop — beats, jazzy samples and a host of guests who each add their own flavor to the mix. Among the guests we’ve got blocSonic regulars such as Joey Ripps, Ohbliv and Sleaze. We’ve also got… Read more

New release: netBloc Vol. 29: Fantastic! Incredible! Stupendous!

We’re back with another one for you… number 29 in our excellent, genre-busting netBloc series! For this one we pulled together netaudio from Canada, France, Hungary, Minneapolis, The Netherlands, New Jersey, Richmond, Sweden and the UK. What you’ll find is nothing less than back to back gems. As always, this… Read more

New release: Friends or Whatever… a new single and more exclusive goodies!

We’re closing out this year’s Friends or Whatever releases with the 2nd and final single for the self-titled debut album which we released a couple weeks ago on May 25th. Once again… we’ve gotten some friends to deliver a tasty set of exclusive remixes that take the FoW sound into… Read more