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15 September, 2014 11:29 am
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Inspired by the WWE, this new EP From Loyalty Digital Corp links the worlds of Pro Wrestling and hip-hop. Artists featured include Skyzoo, Torae, Sadat-X, Livin Proof, Punchline, Fokis, Cortez, Maffew Ragazino, and more. THE WWE-P by Loyalty Digital Corp.

15 September, 2014 12:44 am
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Statik Selektah shows off (get it?) the original “sample clearance denied” version of “Won’t Be Today,” from Chris Webby’s upcoming album, due October 28th.

15 September, 2014 12:41 am
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Here’s XXL’s Freshman pick from the MMG line-up. Nicki Minaj guest stars.

12 September, 2014 7:31 pm
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In one of my own original pieces for Medium’s newly launched Cuepoint, I spoke to original HipHopSie.Com co-creator and fellow Las Vegas DJ, Warren Peace, about the time that 2Pac strolled into the DJ booth and Suge Knight’s 662, and destroyed his Biggie vinyl. Read here, true believers…

12 September, 2014 7:14 pm
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Celebrated hip-hop journalist Dream Hampton remembers both 2Pac and Biggie, as this weekend sees the 20th anniversary of Ready To Die, and the 18th anniversary of Pac’s death. She spoke with NPR’s All Things Considered about her friendship with Biggie, and then wrote a nice piece about ‘Pac over at the newly launched Cuepoint at [cont.]

12 September, 2014 3:40 pm
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One more from Tyga’s 18th Dynasty: The Gold Album.

12 September, 2014 2:34 pm
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13th edition of #TBT from Raekwon, going over Faith Evans’ “You Used To Love Me.”

12 September, 2014 2:28 pm
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1/4 of Slaughterhouse serves up a full-length stream of his album, House Slippers, due September 16th.

12 September, 2014 2:22 pm
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Saigon drops another leak off the upcoming GSNT3: The Troubled Times of Brian Carenard this time calling out the history of rap with features from Memphis Bleek, Lil Bibby, and the legendary Kool G Rap. Saigon’s new album Greatest Story Never Told Chapter 3: The Troubled Times of Brian Carenard drops 30 Sept. 2014

12 September, 2014 2:18 pm
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The new Brooklyn it guy joins Angie Martinez for an in-studio interview.

12 September, 2014 2:10 pm
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Childish Gambino sits in with The Breakfast Club for an in-depth, 30 minute talk on race relations and his upcoming mixtape.

12 September, 2014 2:05 pm
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Delightful rappers Kiss, Sheek, and The Ghost deliver an anti-selfie freestyle.

12 September, 2014 1:56 pm
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Classic QB posse cut from producer Hazardis Soundz, in preparation for the upcoming CNN records. Ain’t mad at for Capone for making a Pharcyde reference…

10 September, 2014 4:35 pm
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Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin discuss the origins of the Beastie Boys with Elliot Wilson, from their humble beginning as a punk band with a hip-hop inflected single to their success with the misunderstood ‘Licensed to Ill’. R.I.P. Adam Yauch 1964 – 2012

10 September, 2014 4:27 pm
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“Modern Mayhem” is the fourth single off of the second Converse CONS compilation, CONS EP Vol. 2, with one final single coming later this fall. The song was produced by Trash Talk’s Garrett Stevenson and recorded at Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn, New York.

10 September, 2014 4:24 pm
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SBTRKT writes: “heres another song from my upcoming album. i started this in London with an idea i recorded on an upright piano – took this to Los Angeles (set up at Fleas the Boat studio in Silver Lake) collaborating further with Stella (drums) & Emily (vocals) from Warpaint – took this back to london [cont.]

10 September, 2014 4:20 pm
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Produced by Stan Lane. From Dicky’s current Hump Day free music Wednesdays series. This kid’s gonna be a star.

10 September, 2014 4:06 pm
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To be released October 8th on Vans OTW Presents: What’s Good LA? curated by Friends of Friends

10 September, 2014 4:02 pm
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Termanology reps for his hood in the 978 area code of Massachusetts. Shot in Lawrence, MA. Directed by James Curtis for Gorilla Flix. Produced By Produceher Beats. This song is off Termanology’s Mixtpe The Cameo King 2. Available on iTunes now.

10 September, 2014 3:54 pm
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MMG’s Living Legend preps for his eventual album release. Would that be 2015?

  Mixtape D.L.