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22 February, 2013 2:22 am

Long-awaited, brand new release from legendary West Coast emcee Defari. Features production from Madlib, DJ Khalil, Alchemist and others. Download Mixtape | Free Mixtapes Powered by

25 June, 2010 12:11 pm

New ish right here from Rakaa’s forthcoming Crown Of Thorns LP.Brings back memories of some old school Dilated/ABB Records joints.Listen and download below. Rakaa -”Aces High” ft Fashawn Evidence Defari.mp3

20 April, 2005 12:00 am

DEFARI (of Likwit Crew) & DJ BABU (of The Beat Junkies) are the Likwit Junkies, in this interview, they both get down and vent steam on how divided the hip-hop game is, depending on which side of the fence (or coast) you consider your tastes and preferences to be. HHS: Emcees meet DJs, DJs meet [cont.]

6 August, 2003 12:00 am

Affiliation with the Likwit Crew and being signed to Tommy Boy gave Defari instant credibility when he quit his day job educating America’s youth to drop his debut album Focused Daily.  Unfortunately, it was not a commercial success and he parted ways with the label.  However, hard work and a stellar appearance on Dr. Dre’s 2001 laid the [cont.]

1 January, 2000 12:00 am

 Like a refreshingly strong shot of Maker’s Mark, Defari blasts back onto the scene with blazing saddles under the new guise of “Billy The Kidd”. Roaming the same range trailblazed by Sadat X’s rustic “Wild Cowboys”, the Kidd refines his style like the fine aged Whiskey and Remi he often boasts of on record. Whipping opponents [cont.]

1 January, 2000 12:00 am

No one can deny that Defari has a strong foundation and love for Hip-Hop. At best he’s been a slept on member of the Likwit Crew  and guest on Dr. Dre 2001 (see “Some LA Niggaz”). At worst, he’s lacked any type of concept in his song formats (see Focused Daily). Now that he’s been off of [cont.]

1 January, 1998 12:00 am

 Blowing in like a breath of fresh air from the golden state, Defari Herut brings it back to the time when artists concentrated on dropping pure hip-hop, tailor-made for the heads whose life revolves around the artform. As if their roster wasn’t deep enough already, another member of the hella dope Likwit Crew gets tipsy for our listening [cont.]

1 January, 1997 12:00 am

How is it that Defari’s best songs are for anything except for his own album? I don’t mean to hate but let’s face it – Focused Daily left most of us in a blurry haze (and not in a good way) but every other song Defari’s dropped has been butter like biscuits. Don’t know who [cont.]

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