David Dallas (feat. Buckshot) – “Ain’t Coming Down” Video

Heavily-co-signed Kiwi hip-hop artist David Dallas just released his Duck Down debut The Rose Tint Deluxe Album, available now on iTunes. Check out his new video for the track “Ain’t Coming Down,” where he looks real tough hanging out with Buckshot in the hood. Watch below…  Read More

David Dallas’ “The Rose Tint” Album Release Party @ Mercury Lounge

Who said New Zealand is only good for Lord of the Rings and Flight of the Conchords? Although it boasts some of the greatest scenery in the eastern hemisphere, the kiwi nation is now stepping its way into the ring of east coast hip hop, with David Dallas as their prize fighter. New York City hip hop label, Duck Down Records, has recently signed Dallas with the primary goal of promoting his May 2011 debut, The Rose Tint. And for those out of the know,... Read More

Duck Down vs Blacksmith @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (CMJ)

Duck Down and Blacksmith Records showcased head to head on the last night of CMJ—filling up Music Hall of Willamsburg, and bringing out Kidz in the Hall, Smif N Wessun, Jean Grae, Pharaohe Monch, Buckshot and Talib Kweli. Check out photos from this incredible show below. Photos by Photo Rob  Read More

Duck Down Artists Release “Run To Remember” To Benefit Alzheimer’s Research Foundation

Artists Buckshot, Smif N Wessun, Promise and Double-O, of Duck Down Music, have all collaborated on a song to benefit the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. The song, “Run To Remember,” was created in recognition of Dru Ha, the co-owner of Duck Down who recently lost his father to a 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s, running in the NYC Marathon. The song can be purchased on iTunes for 99 cents with proceeds being donated to the... Read More

Black Moon and Big Daddy Kane @ Southpaw, Brooklyn

The Golden Age of Hip Hop is a time long gone. Boom boxes and vinyl records are quickly morphing from bedroom items to museum pieces, and if you’ve seen a flat top haircut in the last five years, you’re one in a few. The evolution of what’s cool is both a blessing and a curse, so it had to be expected that the early nineties underground rap scene would fade from the spotlight. But there is always a reason to reminisce and remember. This... Read More



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