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20 May, 2013 8:15 am

Producer Blockhead is best known for his series of instrumental albums released on Ninja Tune, as well as beats for several of Aesop Rock’s critically acclaimed Def Jux LP’s. Illogic is sort of a best kept secret emcee from Ohio, who regularly keeps the company of fellow forward thinking artists like Blueprint, Slug, and Abstract [cont.]

17 May, 2013 3:10 pm

Ever since the early 1990′s rap music collective Hieroglyphics have laid the groundwork for the evolution of hip-hop to become one of the most influential aspects of popular American and international culture. Thrust back into the spotlight with their recent single “Gun Fever,” a commentary on our culture’s ongoing obsession with guns and violence, they [cont.]

8 May, 2013 2:56 am

Harry Fraud High Tide EP is here! Late last year Harry Fraud lit up Scion AV with his single “Mean,“ featuring French Montana and Action Bronson. Now one of the killing it-est producers in hip-hop right now has returned with the free High Tide EP for Scion AV. Fraud is from Brooklyn and loves that [cont.]

2 May, 2013 5:23 pm

With his last release, WZRD, Kid Cudi got experimental by teaming with producer Dot Da Genius and releasing what was his take on a rock album. While the reviews were mixed (we liked it, others didn’t), this would give us a glimpse into where he’d take his music next. On his new album, Indicud, the [cont.]

2 May, 2013 2:17 pm

From the album Quelle Chris Niggas Is Men. Produced by Messiah Muzik. Directed & edited by Quelle Chris. Put together by Quelle Chris with Cavalier and Fresh Daily; produced by Quelle Chris, Messiah Musik, and Sifu; featuring Tanya Morgan, Denmark Vessey, DJ GroWeyez, Chay, and Bwameeks; Niggas Is Men is a dusty, sharp cornered 13 [cont.]

2 May, 2013 1:38 pm

Lil Wayne had two big stories hit today, the first being that he penned an “apology” letter of sorts to the family of Emmett Till, after using the slain teenager as a punchline on the remix of Future’s “Karate Chop”. The letter reads as follows: Dear Till Family: As a recording artist, I have always [cont.]

1 May, 2013 2:26 pm

7-minute extended director’s cut of Fabolous’ new video. The “explicit” means the dirty words are left in tact; there’s no titties. Although Chris Brown’s nipples are present, which can be a shock for some sensitive viewers.

23 April, 2013 10:24 am

It’s no coincidence that Major Lazer’s Free The Universe and Snoop Dogg’s Lion’s Major Lazer produced reggae record, Reincarnated, are being released within a week of one another. At the helm of both of these projects is Diplo, the forward thinking, genre-defying producer who moonlights as one of the country’s top paid DJ’s, while making [cont.]

17 April, 2013 6:01 am

he wait will soon be over, as anticipation builds for the release of the long awaiting documentary film, DEMOS: An Independent Artist’s Guide To Success. Set for an online release of May 22nd, DEMOS will fuel independent artists with the knowlege needed to catipult their careers to the next level. Accompanying DEMOS (the film) will [cont.]

10 April, 2013 4:23 pm

Our favorite workhorse, Alchemist, has no shortage of completed projects in the vaults, ready to have the trigger pulled on them at any time. The latest is Durag Dynasty, a group effort produced entirely by him, spearheaded by Planet Asia, alongside Tristate and Killer Ben. 360 Waves is the album, a rugged and raw record [cont.]

3 April, 2013 8:40 am

Man Bites Dog Records is excited to announce that rapper Roc Marciano will join the label in the role of Vice President and Director of A&R. The partnership brings together one of rap’s most respected independent artists with a label renowned as a driving force behind quality independent music. Over the past several years, Man [cont.]

28 March, 2013 4:52 am

Update: Looks like this rumor we reported on back around Valentine’s Day turned out to be true, according to The Huffington Post. Malik Yusef has cleared things up a bit in a Tweet, saying the track is called “I Am A God”, referencing Psalm 82, which reads: I said, “You are gods, And all of [cont.]

23 March, 2013 8:30 am

Percy Miller takes a cue from Prodigy of Mobb Deep, whether he knows it or not, for his latest single, “HNIC”.

23 March, 2013 8:18 am

50 Cent revises his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, “We Up”, now featuring 100% less Kidd Kidd. We kid, we kid….

23 March, 2013 7:43 am

Man Bites Dog Records has been on a tear over the past couple years, with recent albums from MHz Legacy, Stu Bangas & Vanderslice, Copywrite, Vast Aire, and more. And with a busy year still ahead, including upcoming releases from Eddie B & Harry Fraud, Illogic & Blockhead, Roc Marciano, and others, label founder R.M.L. [cont.]

22 March, 2013 4:16 pm

Sometimes news is reported in Asia with an animated sketch to help show how things went down. Here is how Lil Wayne’s seizure episode was reported.

20 March, 2013 2:12 pm

As long as they’ve been putting it down in the game, it’s hard to believe there’s never been a Demigodz full-length LP before. We did see a little heard EP back in 2002, courtesy of Ill Boogie Records, which would lay the foundations for this very album. Ten years later, Apathy, Celph Titled, Esoteric, Ryu, [cont.]

13 March, 2013 2:03 pm

Following last week’s release of lead single “Courage,” Eddie and Harry are releasing the EP’s second single, “Marvelous,” which was premiered by MTV Hive and features fellow NY rapper Action Bronson. While “Courage” carried a more slowed, deliberate pace, driven by Fraud’s creeping chops and Eddie’s spaced out bars, “Marvelous” carries a quicker tempo, which [cont.]

13 March, 2013 9:03 am

Fresh off of his Grammy nomination for 2 Chainz’ ‘Based on a TRU Story,’ producer Bangladesh prepares to release ‘Ponzi Scheme Volume One,’ the first of the Ponzi Scheme mixtape series. Set to release on March 13, 2013, it will contain all-new music from some of hip-hop’s biggest names. Bangladesh, known for producing hits for [cont.]

12 March, 2013 5:44 am

Chuck Inglish of The Cool Kids is back with the banger “Back Up” Remix, in which he calls for back up in the form of G.O.O.D. Music’s own Travi$ Scott. Heavy on the synths and the 808, the sparse but bouncy remix which was produced by Travi$ Scott and Inglish himself and will be released [cont.]

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