Dec 10

Tech N9ne creates proper Caribou Lou’s on Spliff Breaks

Here at Spliff Breaks we recently decided to create a shorter and more condensed, step by step instructional video of our segment with Tech N9ne, where he shows us how to create a proper Caribou Lou cocktail.

Caribou Lou is a drink which Tech N9ne coined back in 1995 and was made famous in his song “Caribou Lou”, which is an ode to his signature beverage. This drink can now be found in restaurants, clubs, bars and house parties all over the world. This video also features plenty of new live-performance footage from Tech N9ne’s sold-out show at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC.

You can also watch our full length, in-depth interview with Tech N9ne here..

Hosted & Produced by: John Zee - Cinematography by: David Dalley
and Hairghost - Edits and Audio by: Spencer Rieu.

Links@TechN9ne X

Previous: Tech N9ne talks Caribou Lou, Drugs, Proudest Accomplishments, Family & more on Spliff Breaks

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Dec 16

GRiZ – “A Fine Way To Die” Ft. Orlando Napier

Stream the new jammy from GRiZ aka Grant from Detroit and Orlando Napier. The credits for this awesome, funky tune read like this..

Written by : Grant Kwiecinski and Orlando Napier X Produced by: Grant Kwiecinski X Vocals: Orlando Napier X Guitar: Grant Kwiecinski X Saxophone: Grant Kwiecinski X Trumpet: John Gray, Will Glazier, and Eric Bloom X Keys: Orlando Napier X Bass: Grant Kwiecinski

Links: X @mynameisGRiZ

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Dec 15

Yogi ft. Pusha T – “Burial” X “Burial” [Moody Good RMX]

This joint is nasty.. “Burial” is a dirty, dark, menacing trap instrumental that Pusha T has no problem handling. The rapper delivers a clean and threatening flow to round out the heavy dance vibes established by YOGI, solidifying this one as a go-to club monster.

Stream the original and the Moody Good rmx below and hit up the soundcloud link to purchase Yogi’s “Burial” EP.


Yogi ft. Pusha T – “Burial”

Yogi ft. Pusha T – “Burial” (Moody Good RMX)

Previous: Pusha-T – Lunch Money (prod. Kanye West)

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Dec 12

Cool Shit Friday

CHeck out all of this AMZING 3D Graffiti Here:

It is Friday once again and in honor of the weekend (and some time off) I am bringing you a mountain of cool shit for you to peruse through in your spare time.  this week we have the Best Ski Line Ever (crazy)/ Awesome Pics from Antarctica/ Good old fashioned Snake Tossin’ + so much more!

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Dec 12

DJ Flipout on Sway In The Morning [ALL 45s West Coast Classics Mix]

The Vancouver O.G. and radio personality, DJ Flipout was in New York recently and was a featured guest on Sway Calloway’s “Sway In The Morning” on Sirius XM/Shade 45. Flip played a 30+ minute set of all 45 inch vinyl records, showcasing a shit ton of dope West Coast classics.

Huge shouts out to Flip for holding down Van City in the Big Apple.. much love.


Previous: Northwest Division – Stay Sharp (Mixtape – Hosted by DJ Flipout)

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Dec 07

A-Ro – “Energies” [feat. Claire Mortifee]

Spliff Breaks premiers the new video by A-Ro The Naut from Vancouver Hip-Hop outfit Elekwent Folk. A-Ro brings us this groove-heavy track entitled, “Energies” featuring Claire Mortifee, which is a seamless juxtaposition of lost love and a pool-party vibe that will have you missing summer time in a big way! Beat produced by AstroLogical, he adds some jazzy feels and a touch of soul that channeles that golden-era boom-bap sound with an innovative approach and a keen ear.

Video directed & produced by Lawn Party Films

Look out for a debut solo project from A-Ro coming early 2015. X @arothenaut X

Previous: Golden Arrows [A-Ro The Naut & Moka Only] – Fine Kitten ft. Ivan Ave

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Dec 05

Cool Shit Friday

Another Great Product That Anyone You Know Absolutely Needs!!!!!

The first weekend of December is here and so is the mind numbing business at all the major shopping spots.  Be smart and hold off that holiday shopping for the last minute (way less crowds- Lazy guy tip #104) and open up some Cool Shit Friday and enjoy your time at home in the warmth instead.  this week we have Honest Trailors for “Love Actually”/ Monkey on a Motorbike/ Steroid induces EDM brawl and so much more, check it out!


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Dec 05

Fatty Down & Jenny Lea – Chasing The Sun (Remix)

Fatty Down and Jenny Lea recently collaborated on the song “Chasing The Sun” which is the first single from Fatty’s upcoming album Chameleon. I really enjoy the acoustic, folk feel that this hip hop track provides. I feel both artists were definitely in their comfort zone’s on this joint and that they both vibed well of each other. The hook catches me instantly and has me easily singing along by the second verse. Chasing The Sun really has me looking forward to Fatty’s new album and to hearing what the whole project will come across like. X

Previous: FATTIKUS ( Fatty Down & Attikus) – Breaking Bread (Video)

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Dec 05

Aileron – Dreams Never Stop (feat. Zumbi of Zion I)

Spliff Breaks is hyped to exclusively premier the new video from Aileron (Vancouver) for their song “Dreams Never Stop” featuring Zumbi from Zion I (Oakland, Cali). Aileron (consisting of Eros, Aesthetic Deliverance & Ascend) recently wrapped up their second tour in one year as they joined Zion I on both the “Masters Of The Ceremony Tour” (Zion I, Sol, Aileron) and the “Coastin’ Canadian Tour” (Zion I, Aileron). Below is a summary of the experience and the video from Aileron themselves.

“Being apart of these 2 tours was truly an honour. We have been listening to Zion I since we learned what hip hop was. We consider them one of our biggest inspirational influences as musicians. To be able to spend a month and a half with them was a massive learning experience for us that we will carry in the back of our minds the rest of the way. Nothing but respect.” ~ Ascend.

“Dreams Never Stop” can be found off Aileron’s new album Flight Risk. Stream/DL “Flight Risk” here… X soundcloud/aileronmusic X @AileronMusic X facebook/Aileronmusic 

Previous: Aileron – Slip Down (video)

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Dec 04

HHVtv presents: Hennessy Artistry x Keys N Krates (Live @Fortune)

The boys over at really out did themselves on this one.. damn, they killed it! Back on Nov 22nd, Hennessy Artistry came to Fortune Sound in Vancouver and held a special show featuring Canadian electronic sensations Keyz N Krates and American DJ/Producer Just Blaze. This was a two part concert series with one show held in Toronto and the other in Vancouver. This was the first time that the Hennessy Artistry series had come to Canada.

The theme for the event was ‘The Art of Blending’ . Keyz n Krates kicked the show off with an intro that transitioned into a remix of Meek Mill’s Flexin’. From there they dug into some of their old material before treating everyone with songs from their September release the ‘Every Night EP’. Just Blaze started things of with Jay-Z’s PSA and proceeded to run through a mix of his hits combined with other rap anthems.

Produced, Directed & Edited by David Dalley & Kevin Wong @hiphopvancouver

Previous: HHVtv Live – Alpha Omega (Prevail x Neph)

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