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20 May, 2014 4:34 pm

Good news, people of earth. Jurassic 5 is back together. Everyone, Cut Chemist and Nu-Mark included.

2 December, 2013 8:54 pm

In this extensive Interview with Montreality, Chali 2na of Jurassic 5 speaks about: – The type of student he was at school (0:16) – Jobs he had as a teenager growing up (1:11) – His 1st big paycheck (2:36) – The key to success (3:20) – The importance of literature (4:20) – How “The Autobiography [cont.]

3 January, 2012 8:34 pm

Roc C’s album Stoned Genius is in stores now via Kash Roc Entertainment. Features Freeway, Alchemist, Oh No, Blu, Rapper Big Pooh, etc and features production from Madlib, Oh No, Alchemist, Lee Bannon and others.

27 January, 2011 10:09 am

Chali 2na talks with Much Music, about his next LP, Against The Current, as well as’s talent, history at The Good Life, and Jurassic 5′s break-up.

26 January, 2011 3:54 am

The Jurassic 5 frontman drops this new cut. Why the picture of James? Chali 2na painted it (!). LISTEN: Chali 2na – “Road 2 Success” Via: UC

2 December, 2010 4:45 am

Recognized for his pioneering work with Jurassic 5, DJ Nu-Mark is best known for his production on the anthem “What’s Golden.”  Nu is putting the finishing touches on his debut solo release Broken Sunlight to be released in early 2011. Here’s what Nu-Mark had to say about his “Take Me With You” mix. “When you’re [cont.]

4 October, 2010 4:45 am

Quanstar offers up this free MP3 from his current album, The Underdog, featuring Akil the MC of J5. LISTEN: Quanstar – “Heard It All Before” (feat Akil of Jurassic 5) (Mp3) Quanstar – “Heard It All Before” (feat Akil of Jurassic 5) (Mp3)

8 September, 2010 5:40 pm

We’re in a giving mood, so we’ll be pulling out a lot of the old cassette gems from the vaults on the regular for a while, just to change things up a bit. Here is a classic session from The Wake Up Show, that took place around 1996. This session has been chopped up for [cont.]

4 May, 2010 5:02 pm

First single from the Juassic 5 frontman’s forthcoming The Fishmarket 2, produced by DJ Dez Andres of Slum Village. Check out the PSA above. Chali 2na – “Step Yo Game Up” (MP3)

5 August, 2006 12:00 am

    It’s hard to believe that Jurassic 5 has been in the game for almost a decade now, since their 12-inch debut on Blunt Records around 1997 or so. The “leaders of the old school” have gone through some changes since their leap into the major leagues, their sound slowly evolving from throwback/backpack to a [cont.]

20 July, 2006 12:00 am

Every since 1997, Jurassic 5 has forever changed the hip-hop landscape.  This is a crew that did it completely independent, got picked up by a major and has continued relevance nearly 10 years later.   It’s the blueprint that every emcee/group would like to follow.  It’s been 4 long years since the critically acclaimed “Power in [cont.]

12 October, 2002 12:00 am

      After dropping an arguably classic debut, L.A.’s six-man quintet, Jurassic 5, returns to the scene with their second full-length release, Power In Numbers. Expanding on the blueprint laid out on Quality Control, Charli 2na, Mark 7, Zaakir, and Akil, line up again, delivering another 17 tracks of throwback styles, over Cut Chemist and DJ Nu-Mark’s [cont.]

1 January, 2000 12:00 am

Inside the liner notes of Jurassic 5′s Quality Control , printed is the phrase “Knowledge in Digging + Appropriate Usage = An Audio Mosaic”. One could attribute this as the factor that makes this album a classic. Another could say that this album is a classic because of the amazing chemistry between the styles of [cont.]

1 January, 1999 12:00 am

If there’s one thing J5 has been good at, it’s been exclusive new tracks for their 12″s. Last time it was “Concrete and Clay”, this time around it’s “Long Road To Glory” which joins two of the best songs on the album already “W.O.E. Is Me” and “Monkey Bars” (instrumenta). A relaxed, mid-tempo track produced [cont.]

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