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18 September, 2014 12:58 am
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Produced by MoeZ’art. Tetsuo & Youth coming soon.

18 September, 2014 12:46 am
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Another Cuepoint selection, Stretch Armstrong kicks off his new column, Cassette Culture, which is dedicated to ripping classic NYC radio show mixes. He begins with DJ Red Alert’s 98.7 Kiss FM mix from June 13th, 1987. He speaks in depth about it here.

18 September, 2014 12:37 am
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Former Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker hits the Cosmic Zoo and discusses Dre’s much romanticized forthcoming album, Detox. Speaking on the archives of songs and beats waiting to be unearthed, he also goes into the actual title of the album, which may or may not be what you’re thinking.

18 September, 2014 12:22 am
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After how many times Mastermind was delayed, we didn’t see this one coming. Def Jam press release tells it like it is…. Grammy®-nominated hip-hop magnate Rick Ross has announced his second full-length album release in less than one year, HOOD BILLIONAIRE, arriving in stores November 24th on Maybach Music/Def Jam Recordings. The new album’s first [cont.]

18 September, 2014 12:15 am
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The early days of Public Enemy are examined by Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin in the new video clip, the third in a series examining the early days of Def Jam. With the aid of Elliott Wilson, the pair talk about Chuck D’s time with Spectrum City, the formation of the concept of Public Enemy, [cont.]

18 September, 2014 12:01 am
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Performed By: Clockwork Indigo (Erick The Architect, Zombie Juice, Issa Gold, AK, Meechy Darko) & Espa. Produced By: The Architect.

18 September, 2014 12:00 am
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One more visual from CyHi’s Black Hystori Project mixtape, available now.

17 September, 2014 2:48 pm
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In my latest post for Cuepoint, I spoke with Jimi Hendrix’s girlfriend, Kathy Etchingham, about the new John Ridley directed biopic, Jimi: All Is By My Side, which stars Andre 3000 as Hendrix. I like Andre, I like Outkast, however Ms. Etchingham makes a pretty compelling case against the film, about its lack of authenticity. [cont.]

17 September, 2014 2:23 pm
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New hilarity from Mr. Dicky. Directed by Tony Yacenda. Produced by Jim Cummings.

17 September, 2014 2:04 pm
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Here’s a look at the artwork for Kendrick’s upcoming single, rumored to be hitting next week, “I.” No word if this is the lead in to the new album, but it looks like it quite obviously has something to do with the Bloods and Crips gang truce. Bangin’ on wax!

17 September, 2014 1:52 pm
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Ferg blesses the remix from this impressive UK rock soloist, whose album, Definitely Now, is available, um, definitely, now.

17 September, 2014 12:58 pm
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Yelawolf premiered new music on Sons Of Anarchy last night.

17 September, 2014 12:51 pm
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P.E. on the Tonight Show! In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Def Jam, Public Enemy performs their seminal single from Yo! Bum Rush The Show, with a little help from The Roots.

17 September, 2014 10:37 am
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Sir Mix-A-Lot gets his due in this parody of Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda”.

17 September, 2014 9:24 am
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Directed by Alan Del Rio Orti. Get More: Danny Brown, Smokin & Drinkin, Music, More Music Videos

16 September, 2014 8:40 pm
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Montana previews another track from his Mac & Cheese 4 mixtape, coming soon.

16 September, 2014 7:59 pm
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DJ Skee reports: “As heard first exclusively on Dash Radio, DJ Skee breaks the news that a top secret Jay-Z & Beyonce collaboration album is in the works following the “On The Run” Tour.”

16 September, 2014 7:57 pm
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Sugar Tongue Slim returns with another leak from his upcoming project WhiteGold: 215′s In My Trunk, with “$5000 Dolla Coat Shit”. The record, produced by @TheWurxs features legendary roots crew lead man Black Thought. S.T.S. takes us deeper into Philly sound with a sample from Philly’s own Santigold.

16 September, 2014 7:54 pm
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Official label description: “As rap takes new forms with its various players and influencers, it’s important to pay dues to those who’ve paved the way. While some will disregard this rule in favor of ignorant ideals, those who make it aware that they stand on the shoulders of giants will more often than not last [cont.]

16 September, 2014 7:50 pm
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K.R.I.T. surprises us with a new mixtape, featuring new collaborations with Rick Ross, Juicy J, A$ap Ferg, Yo Gotti, and more.

  Mixtape D.L.