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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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    Weightless Recordings Black Friday Sale is Here!

    Once again it’s Black Friday and once again we’ve got a great sale going on for you.  You can now get 25% OFF everything on our web-store!  All you have to do is use the promotional code “BLACKFRIDAY” when you check out.  Choose from our selection of t-shirts, hoodies, vinyl, books, DVDs, and CDs today!  This sale lasts from now until Tuesday.

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    Episode 185: What Nobody Tells You About Leadership

    We live in a society where those who are leaders–whether that be in business, entertainment, or in politics—are put on a pedestal.  In many instances, we think that their position as a leader is without consequences, which causes us to romanticize it.  In other instances, we see those in leadership positions fail publicly and believe it isn’t worth the risk. In this episode, we break down the risks and rewards of being a leader that…

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    Episode 184: The 30 Days of Discipline Challenge

    Episode 184 of Super Duty Tough Work “The 30 Days of Discipline Challenge” is out now.  Here’s a description of the episode: “We have officially entered crunch time as artists, a time when everything has to be finished in order to get our albums out on time next year. With so much to be finished before the end of the year, we both decided to change our routines for the next 30 days and add…

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    Blueprint “Guest Features Volume 1” Spotify Playlist

    If you’re a Spotify listener, today’s a good day.  We just published a brand new playlist titled Guest Features Volume 1 by Blueprint that you need in your life.   It contains a wide range of his best collaborations, from old to new, and even includes a lot of lesser known but dope collaborations that you might not have heard before. Listen here http://bit.ly/bpspot01 and follow Blueprint on Spotify if you don’t already. Thanks for your…

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    Learning is Good, But Doing is Better

    A friend and fellow videographer Danny Rogers once said to me that “doing is learning.”  At the time, we were speaking about filmmaking and how often times trying to do something will help you learn it faster than studying or reading about it. This was a concept that I had known about forever, and even practiced all the time, but I had never heard put into words so simply.  Doing is learning.  And I don’t…

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    Episode 182: The Best Headphone Albums

    Episode 182 of Super Duty Tough Work podcast “The Best Headphone Albums” featuring Blueprint and Illogic is out now. Here’s a description of the episode: As hip-hop fans, we were all raised to want to listen to our music in the environment that has the most bang–clubs, cars, and loud system. But once upon a time, hip-hop went through a brief phase where artists started making albums that would sounded completely different in the headphones…

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    Episode 181: Building A Career Overseas featuring DJ Criminal

    Episode 181 of Super Duty Tough Work podcast “Building a Career Overseas” featuring Blueprint and special guest DJ Criminal is out now.  Here’s a description of the episode: “One of the biggest benefits of building an artistic career is the ability to travel the world and experience different cities and cultures. It’s a dream that works out for some, but not for others. In this episode, Blueprint interviews Pittsburg native DJ Criminal about how his…

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    Episode 180: Finding New Mountains to Climb

    Episode 180 of Super Duty Tough Work Podcast “Finding New Mountains to Climb” featuring Blueprint and Illogic is out now.  Here’s the episode description: There comes a point in everybody’s career where you feel like you’ve hit a wall. Not because of the lack of achievement, but because you’ve actually achieved what you set out to do. We all know what it’s like to celebrate after achieving our goal, but what comes after the celebration? For…

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    Two-Headed Monster Vinyl Officially Sold out

    We would like to thank all of our true supporters for copping the Two-Headed Monster LPs and helping it sell out in record time.  We are not sure when or if we will reprint it, but we want to thank you for your continued support. This thing doesn’t survive without the financial support of the fans, so it means a lot! You can still order the Two-Headed Monster album on CD as well as pick…