Duck Down Records

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    The Five Best Viral Christmas Songs of 2012

    If you evaluate your holiday season by the number of Christmas video clips you find on the Internet, then you would be hard-pressed to not consider winter 2012 among the best ever! From unexpected renditions of timeless classics to original tunes that are sure to become standards, there was no short ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Live: Black Moon Bring Enta Da Stage To Southpaw

    Black Moon Southpaw Wednesday, August 17 Better than: Funkmaster Flex's 2007 Fourth of July weekend '90s marathon mix. 1993 was a very good year for hip-hop. Wu-Tang Clan, Souls of Mischief, Lords of the Underground, and the under-recognized Rumpletilskinz all made their debuts, while Cypress Hil ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 6, 2010


    CMJ kicks off with a hip-hop reunion

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    The 10 Greatest Rap Songs About Video Games

    ​Def Jam Rapstar is the latest attempt to merge the worlds of hip-hop and video games. In the past, this has involved shoehorning playable rapper characters into cliched genres -- a Wu-Tang Clan beat-'em-up! 50 Cent's first-person shooter! -- or rappers licensing a few throwaway songs to the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Download: Marco Polo, "Radio (Remix) ft. Torae and Ruste Juxx"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​Brooklyn beatmaker Marco Polo is quickly becoming Duck Down Records' secret weapon, a neck-snapping producer who keeps the label supplied with bucketloads of no-nonsense boom-bap that is reverent bu ... More >>