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"J-Essential 'Elementary' Speaker Medicine 2 (TEASER)"

J-Essential 'Elementary' Speaker Medicine 2 (TEASER)
Can't stop, won't stop.
Posted by Defamation nation. at 10:28 AM - defamation nation

"J-Essential’s “Speaker Medicine 2'' is out"

Check it out. J-Essential’s “Speaker Medicine 2" is out and I must say, it is FIRE. With T.Guiladeane on the wheels bringing a fresh classic sound.
Listen now and pick it up for a meager $10 at http://j-essentialmusic.bandcamp.com/album/speaker-medicine-2 - nehiphop.net

"Phat Root Radio 2 Days Before Christmas #32 (December 23rd) Official Tracklisting"

Phat Root Radio 2 Days Before Christmas #32 (December 23rd) Official Tracklisting
The 5th Hour (10pm-11pm)

01. Diverse - Aint Right (DJ Mitsu Remix)

02. Surreal & DJ Balance - Moment In Time

03. Down to Erf - Formation


Peep this dope J-Essential Video for the track "Feelin" off Speaker Medicine 2. Video is top notch dopeness.

04. J-Essential & Guiladeane - Electric

05. J-Essential & Guiladeane - Acceptance

06. J-Essential & Guiladeane - Right or Wrong

07. Square Lohko - Juene

08. Square Lohko - Language De Sound

09. Square Lohko - Bling Bling

10. Khondo - Relax Ya Mind

11. Khondo - Microphone Sans Holdster

12. Khondo feat. Enz - Faut Qu'on leur dise


13. Phatkat - Dedicated

14. K-Otix - Take A Breather

15. The Roots - Section

16. Tha Alkoholiks - All Nights (5th Sequence & DJ Outclass Remix!)

17. Non Chalant - Until The Day

18. North Scientifik - Still Thirsty

The Ice Hour (11pm-12am)


01. Kendrick Lamar - P&P 1.5

02. Ayomari - The PJ&J Manifesto

03. J. Cole - Royal Flush

04. Homeboy Sandman - Calm Tornado

05. Tab-One ft. Napolean Wright - You Got Me

06. Rapper Big Pooh - Bounce

07. El Da Sensai ft. Ghettosocks - Ain't Tripping

08. Mac Miller - Good Evening


09. Gangstarr - You Know My Steez (Inst)

10. Babu ft. Doom & Sean P - The Unexpected

11. One Be Lo - Rebirth

12. Ghostface Killah ft. Raekwon, Sun Good, Trife Da God, Method Man, & Cappadona - Paisley Darts

13. Jay Electronica - Exhibit A

14. Pac Div ft. Blu - Cringe

SEGMENT 3 (Baby Makin' Music):

15. K-os ft. Drake - Faith

16. Tomorrow, Yesterday - Anything

17. Like - Golden Lady

18. Andy Allo ft. Flave - Unfresh

19. Andy Allo ft. Blu - Dreamland
Post orchestrated by DJ Icepick around 10:40 PM - Phat Root Radio


J-Essential's full length albums and mixtapes include: “To The Fullest” (2001), “Full Capacity” (2005), “Speaker Medicine” (2007), and “Speaker Medicine 2” (2010)

For streaming tracks and to purchase "Speaker Medicine 2" go to:
http://j-essentialmusic.bandcamp.com/ OR



Originally hailing from Nashua, NH and now currently residing in Brooklyn NY, J-Essential works with the production likes of Ski Beatz, M-Phazes,Mules, Decap, DJ T.Guilladeane, and various other beat-makers. Listening to artists such as: “A Tribe Called Quest,” “Jay-Dee,” “Eminem” and “Gang-Starr,” to emerging hip-hop artists and groups such as “J-Live,” “Little Brother,” and “Kev Brown,” J-Essential has been able to be properly influenced by a distinct range of hip-hop artists.

Besides appearing on four of his solo projects, J-Essential has also contributed to songs for “The Soundtrack” and “Pre-Game,” both Decap affiliated projects, along with features on Pleasure Pete's Full Length LP “Me?!?!” Produced by DJ T.Guilladeane

J-Essential has performed at various different venues throughout his career, including The Middle East (Cambridge MA), The Shrine (Harlem NY), The Nuyorican (L.E.S. NY), and various other locations throughout the east coast.

J-Essential has completed multiple music videos, including: “Magic” “Feelin'” and “Dream State” all of which can be found at www.youtube.com or on his website www.j-essential.com