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    Episode 218: How To Make Friends

    While last week’s episode about friendship killers got a great response from our listeners, it also made us realize that we may have overlooked a very important topic, which is how to make friends. It may seem simple to those who have always had plenty of friends, but one of the consequences of living in this new social media age is that it has made making friends difficult for many. So in this episode, we…

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    Episode 217: Friendship Killers

    As they say, good friends are hard to come by.  Unfortunately, many of us have had no problems making friends, but keeping them is a completely different story.  Sometimes we lose friends due to their actions and other times we lose friends due to our own mistakes.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the biggest things that kill friendships so you can know where you’re going wrong and protect yourself from so-called friends…

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    Episode 216: How To Fix Artistic Anxiety

    Whether it’s starting a new project or releasing something you just finished, there is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to art.  This uncertainty about whether its good, whether people will like it, and whether it will be successful can cause a lot of anxiety for artists.  In this episode, we break down how to deal with artistic anxiety, so your work will be more fun and productive.  Episode 216 of Super Duty Tough…

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    Get Two Blueprint Vinyl LPs For Just $30

    For a limited time, we’re running a sale on two of Blueprint’s most popular albums, King No Crown and Vigilante Genesis (produced by Aesop Rock).  Both of these LPs would normally cost $45 total, but this week you can get both on vinyl for just $30 total. There are also options to have free stickers and a signature added to your copies. Order your copies HERE Thanks for your support, Weightless Recordings

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    The Last Copy of Chamber Music Vinyl in Existence

    I was going through some old boxes in my basement and stumbled upon a piece of vinyl that I haven’t seen in a long time, my 2004 Chamber Music instrumental album.  Chamber Music is one of the most bugged out albums I’ve ever done, but one that I think still holds up to this day. 

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    Episode 215: Annoying Things Music Producers Do

    As rappers and producers, we have had the fortunate opportunity to collaborate with other artists, sometimes producing for other rappers and sometimes rapping on other producers tracks. During our experiences in working with other producers, we’ve noticed many things that they do that are counter-productive to their end goal, which is to get people to listen to their music. In many ways, they are shooting themselves in the foot before people even get a chance…

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    Episode 214: Dame Dash Was Right

    We recently realized that it’s been five years since Dame Dash’s iconic interview on The Breakfast Club. In this interview he introduced the hip-hop world to several concepts and philosophies that are routinely ignored by large media platforms like entrepreneurship, ownership mentality, sticking together, and hustling for your last name so your children can have it better than you did.  Although he was met with a lot of initial resistance for his approach and blunt…

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    Super Duty Tough Work Joins New Podcast Network

    Blueprint and Illogic’s podcast, Super Duty Tough Work, has been going on for five years now and has amassed a loyal following along the way.  It was just announced that they will be joining Open Mike Eagle’s brand new podcast network Stony Island Audio that was launched this week.   This is a big move for the most infamous podcast on planet earth and should open them up to a wider audience. Thanks for your support,…

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    Episode 213: Lessons From Wack Records

    Episode 213 of Super Duty Tough Work is “LESSONS FROM WACK RECORDS” and is out now.  Episode description: “Listeners of this podcast know that we are both into making beats and digging for records. But what most don’t know is how many wack records you have to buy before you really learn how to find good records consistently. As a result, we’ve got more wack records in our collection than we would ever care to…

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    50% Off Digital Downloads Fourth of July Sale

    In celebration of this Fourth of July holiday, we’re having a big sale on our digital downloads.  For the next 48 hours, all of our digital downloads are 50% OFF.  Every album and EP we’ve got for sale is included in this sale, but only here on weightless.net.  You don’t need a special code for this sale and all items should show their discounted price once you place them in your shopping cart.   If there…

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    Blueprint’s “Deleted Scenes” CDs Are Back In Stock

    Blueprint’s Deleted Scenes project was released in 2012 as the companion piece to his 2011 solo album Adventures in Counter-Culture, which was released on Rhymesayers Entertainment.  Although he did a 40-city tour to promote the project, the CD version of the album has been pretty scarce every since that tour. 

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    Take 25% Off Everything For Our Juneteenth Sale

    We’ve got some exciting news for all of our fans and supporters worldwide!  From today through Sunday June 21st, we’re have a quick 25% off sale on everything in the Weightless Recordings webstore.  That means everything from apparel, to vinyl, to books, to MP3s, to movies is on sale for 25% off. 

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    Episode 195: Using Your Art to Survive Your Job

    Everyone knows what it’s like to have creative passion that you care deeply about and a job that you don’t particularly care about.  In most instances, these jobs drain our creative energy until our desire to pursue our craft outside of work is completely gone.  To avoid this we must allow our art to help push us through these down periods so we can stay motivated.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic talk about small…

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    Blueprint Directs Supatition’s New Music Video “Killing Time”

    While he has released plenty of music the last couple of years, Blueprint hasn’t been seen behind the camera much since releasing his King No Crown documentary film in 2017.  Although things have been quiet, he has been working, producing music videos for fellow artists.  This week a brand new music video he released for Supastition’s track “Killing Time” was just released.   The song is from Sacrifice EP that Supastition released a few months ago. …

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    Episode 187: The Best Rappers with the Worst Beats

    Being producers and MCs ourselves, we are always excited about hearing well-produced hip-hop albums. But as fans, we’ve had to admit that some of our favorite MCs have often released albums where the production didn’t match their level of rhyming. In fact, some of the best rappers have frequently had some of the worst production. In this episode we break down our list of the Best rappers who’ve had some of the worst production in…

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