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2 January, 2015 4:57 pm

Nems gets help from 8-Off and Chino on “Let Em Fly.”

3 February, 2014 5:50 pm

After the Great Response to the song “The Danger” off of Machete Mode, we chose to enlist some help from our friends Sean Price and Chino XL for a remix to the OG. The new version contains the same beat, crazy verses from Price and Chino as well as a new verse from Esoteric. The [cont.]

14 November, 2013 10:09 am

Irish emcee, Sirplus, is prepping his debut LP, Rhythmic Irish Poetry, which will be released on 11-26-2013 courtesy of RBC Records. Sirplus garnered a great deal of press for his 2012 single release, “Thousand Volts Zappin,” and his debut features an impeccable lineup of guest artists and features including Kurupt, J. French, Warren G, and [cont.]

15 October, 2013 8:59 am

Man Bites Dog Records presents Blaq Poet’s first single from Blaq Death, which is “Looking for Trouble” featuring Vinnie Paz, Chino XL & Spit Gemz. Blaq Death will be hitting stores on Halloween.

4 September, 2013 11:26 pm

Almighty’s “The 2nd Coming” is now available wherever fine music is sold via RBC Records with guest features from Busta Rhymes, Crooked I, Kool G Rap, Kurupt, Masta Killa, Vinnie Paz, Chino XL & more.

1 August, 2013 6:48 am

First single off the new Blaq Poet LP Blaq Death to be released on Man Bites Dog Records in October 2013. This track is produced by Vanderslice and features Chino XL, Spit Gemz & Vinnie Paz. Maxi Single Cassette & T Shirt limited edition of 100 available on

27 February, 2013 12:29 am

NYC’s own Jesse Abraham shares another free download from his album “I Am Water” for the track “I’ve Tried” featuring the legendary, Chino XL. The track is produced by Spills and was mixed/mastered by Alejandro “Sosa” Tello Jr.. In addition to the free download, Jesse Abraham gives viewers an “Inside Look” to his life story, [cont.]

2 October, 2012 1:25 pm

It’s been six years since the release of Chino XL’s last solo album, Poison Pen, the third LP from the Mensa certified (yes, really) emcee. Chino’s known for taking at least five year breaks between LP’s, which leaves his fanbase clamoring for his brand of mind-bending punchlines, twisted social commentary, and Chuck Norris-esque feats of [cont.]

19 September, 2012 2:59 am

Chino XL’s long-overdue 2CD, Ricanstruction, is finally dropping next Tuesday, September 25th. Here’s a track, produced by House Shoes, from the set.

28 March, 2012 6:05 pm

From The RICANstruction: The Black Rosary hitting April 17th.

2 October, 2011 4:22 pm

Executive produced by Kurupt, fans will hear “Academy” appearances from such notable talents as Raekwon, Jadakiss, Kurupt, Pete Rock, Royce Da 5’9”, Redman, Styles P, Crooked I, Sean Price, Method Man, Canibus, LA the Darkman, Keith Murray, Planet Asia, Rass Kass, K-Solo, LA The Darkman, Billy Danze (M.O.P.), Pack FM, Pete Rock, Keith Murray, Chino [cont.]

18 November, 2010 6:47 am

Canibus will follow up C Of Tranquility LP with Lyrical Law, an LP that features several collaborations with some of the most highly regarded super-emcees. The sampler above previews tracks with Ras Kass, Chino XL, Copywrite, Immortal Technique, and more.

6 October, 2010 12:54 am

Ras Kass recruits a crew of west coast emcees for this re-imaginging of the A Tribe Called Quest + L.O.N.S. classic. Taken from A.D.I.D.A.S.

23 August, 2010 2:59 am

Many highlights from this weekend’s Rock The Bells festival(s), captured by intrepid IPhone wielders, just like you.

14 July, 2010 2:31 am

This track appears on Austrailian rapper Big Haz’s Larger Than Life LP, which is available now on Itunes. There’s a bit of controversey surrounding the track, as detailed to us by the label: Another exclusive element to this release is the song “30 Wishes” which features Elzhi of Slum Village and Chino XL. Chino XL [cont.]

7 June, 2010 3:52 pm

This Lakers vs. Celtics shit is getting kinda ugly. Here’s the latest trash talking sessions, recorded to the beat of “Beamer Benz or Bentley”. Where is Statik Selektah, Termanology, Big Shug, Esoteric, Slaine, Akrobatik, and Mr. Lif and with the retort? We’re guessing either side will jack the “All I Do Is Win” beat after [cont.]

20 April, 2010 2:14 pm

First single from Celph Titled and Buckwild’s collaborative album together, Nineteen Ninety Now. Guest spots will include Treach (of Naughty By Nature), Vinnie Paz (of Jedi Mind Tricks), Ryu (of SOBs), A.G., Diamond D, Sadat X, Grand Puba, R.A. the Rugged Man, O.C., Lord Digga, Majik Most and more. Yes, this song is lyrical. - [cont.]

25 February, 2010 8:00 am

Gotta nice little exclusive here for you…. Back in 1996, press was sent advance copies of Chino XL’s solo debut, Here To Save You All. In this era, print magazines would get things *months* in advance, and at times, these were unfinished versions of the albums, sometimes with extra tracks. Chino was a lot skinnier [cont.]

15 March, 2006 12:00 am

   Chino XL may be the most gifted enigma to grace hip hop. He hasn’t dropped a plethora of material, yet everyone who has some kind of knowledge about hip hop over the past decade knows exactly who he is. To many, he is Eminem before he was Eminem, he was the most gifted and [cont.]

1 January, 2001 12:00 am

“I ain’t made a record in three years and that’s why you rich,” laments the emcee on “Let ‘Em Live”, as before there was the multi-platinum success of Eminem , Chino XL preceded him, with amazing freestyle gymnastics and equal amounts of celebrity bashing hilarity. While his debut album, Here To Save You All was [cont.]

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