Curly Castro & Al Mighty on

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Some goodies for you today from 2 of Beat Garden’s new generals, both featured on the esteemed

First up is the cut “What is it Good For?”, an exclusive non-mixtape cut from Curly Castro featuring Rockness Monstah of Heltah Skeltah and Inglish:  2dopeboyz link   |   usershare link

Castro will be dropping some more goodies and remixes very very shortly to keep up the good fight for Phatman & Likkle Bwoy Mixtape via Beat Garden & RockTheDub (still available to your upper right)

And make sure you follow the neighborhood rebel on Twitter RIGHT NOW!

Next up is the stand out single “Laminated Looseleafs” featuring Blu from MAGr’s debut album No News is Good News via RockTheDub as well.  Beat Garden fam-a-lam Small Professor took a stab at it.  Buttery and haunting results follow.

MAGr (Al Mighty & Distant Starr) f/ Blu “Laminated Looseleafs (Small Professor Remix)”  2dopeboyz link  |  usershare link

Al Mighty is finishing up his Beat Garden/RTD debut The Agony of Deceit LP with beats and rhymes from Nico the Beast, Fel Sweetenberg, Small Professor, Has-Lo, Zilla Rocca, and more.  Stay tuned!


Flyer for Curly Castro & DJ Ambush Mixtape Release Party

This Thursday night @ the revamped Arts Garage!

You’ve Been Asher Roth’d My Man: Curly Castro “I Love My 30’s”

A pop culture reference Asher Roth has yet to make


“Have you ever been out with your younger friends, and as the clock gets closer to 12/1 in the morning, you’re on some “dog, I gotta go home – I have work in the morning!”? Then this slick flip of Asher Roth’s “I Love College” is just for you.”

Download Curly Castro “I Love My 30’s”

And get ready for the mixtape release party for Phatman & Likkle Bwoy here in Philly on Thursday December 17th!  Flyers and info coming shortly.

Australia Loves Them Some Dingos, Curly Castro

Australia’s blog Straight Outta Kingston is digging Phatman & Likkle Bwoy

Word of Mouf

“Any release from Beat Garden gets a hard look from me, period”

Click here to read a review of Curly Castro & DJ Ambush’s Phatman & Likklebwoy Mixtape over at Berkeley Place.

And be sure to catch Castro this Saturday November 28th at the Benefit for Domenic Zarrella Jr!  Can’t wait to see you all there, Philly!

Let Me Learn You Something: Curly Castro

Photo by Liz Padova

Casto takes a seat in the interview chair, Inside the Actors Studio-style, over at Zilla Rocca’s

Phatman & Likkle Bwoy Review at

“Castro might best be categorized as a “lyrical” emcee, though without having to resort to the golden age mimicry that typically comes along with such a categorization…his skills on the mic should be evident to hip hop heads of any generation.”

Read the full-review and grab 2 free MP3s at

UPDATE: new working DL link for Phatman & Likkle Bwoy mixtape