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Ruslan feat. Blame One & Braille “Domesticated” produced by Exile cuts by Shortop (Video)

This is a sick track.  Down to earth hip-hop music from Ruslan, Blame One and Braille, produced by Exile!  I can definitely relate (or will be able to relate one day).  On another note, yours truly is moving out of NYC and back to LA! Ruslan feat. Blame One & Braille “Domesticated” produced by Exile cuts »

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Mixtape: Jadakiss – The Champ Is Here 3

The champ is here folks! Download after the jump!

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Cam’Ron & Jim Jones Reunite In ATL

Today, Cam and Jimmy reunited at Converse’s Band Of Ballers tournament in Atlanta. With talks of a Diplomat reunion album, this is the first time in years the two have been publicly seen together. Yeah, I like it!

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Lupe Fiasco – I’m Beaming (video)

“I’m Beamin’” is one of my favorite tracks as of late and now there are visuals to go with it.  I finally figured out what he meant by “Semi-colon, closed parenthesis.”

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Slaughterhouse Signs Deal With Eminem’s Shady Records

Rappers Royce Da 5′9″ and Joe Budden have both hinted that the deal between their rap group Slaughterhouse and Eminem’s Shady Records is nearly complete. An announcement should be made within the next week and according to Royce “a few signing parties” will follow.

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Nicki Minaj: Beneath The Bravado

A few weeks ago, Morning Edition launched a new feature that explores popular music and the cultural phenomena surrounding it. After addressing Justin Bieber two weeks ago, the discussion turns to Nicki Minaj. Click the “Listen to the Story” link above to hear music writer Maura Johnston and Jay Smooth (of »

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Tokyo Cigar – The Megaman Theory 2: Fuck This Rap Shit

The homie Tokyo Cigar passed his excellent new LP through. Check it out an tell @Tokyo Cigar what u think.

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Music Video: Game – Shake + Ain’t No Doubt About It (Leak)

The RED Room Mixtape on monday, the video to “Shake” and now the leak off his underwhelming first single “Ain’t No Doubt About It.” Game is busy keeping his name on the blogs.

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Leak: J. Cole – Who Dat (prod. Elite & J. Cole)

J. Cole drops his first single and it’s a banger! I’m pretty sure he’ll make some noise for a while. Download after the jump.

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Music Video: B.o.B – Bet I Bust (feat. T.I. & Playboy Tre)

This video is real cool. Colorful, simple, and pretty ladies, can’t be mad at that. Go support good music and cop B.o.B.’s debut album “The Adventures of Bobby Ray”.

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Review: B.o.B – The Adventures of Bobby Ray

I know it’s hard for rappers to wait when they see a fleet of Bentleys glistening on the horizon, but trust me, in hip-hop patience is a virtue. When a rapper is catapulted to fame overnight, without taking the time to truly lay down a foundation, nine-times-out-of-ten they watch that success »

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Nardwuar vs. Peter Rosenberg & Black Eyed Peas

During SXSW music festival, Peter Rosenberg caught up with music historian Nardwuar. More recently, The Human Serviette put the Black Eyed Peas through the ringer. Check it out after the jump.

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Mixtape: Game – The Red Room

To promote his upcoming RED Album, Game drops The Red Room mixtape with 20 new cuts. Tracklist and download after the jump!

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Music Video: Nas & Damian Marley – As We Enter

Nas and Damian Marley are releasing the first video of “Distant Relatives”. The LP drops May 18th. Enjoy!

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Music Video: Young Jeezy – Lose My Mind (feat. Plies)

New visuals from the artists formerly known as Jeezy and Algernod, courtesy of miss info.

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DJ Premier’s Guru Tribute Mix

With all the tributes pouring in, it’s only right that the legend DJ Premier does one for his fallen brother. Premo mixes some of Guru’s best work in his career and rightfully so, it’s dominated by Gang Starr. Tracklist & link after the jump. Props to the DJ Premier Blog.

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Leak: B.o.B – Not Lost (feat. T.I.) (prod. by J.R. Rotem)

The 2dopeboyz letting loose of an unreleased track from B.o.B and T.I. which is way too dope not to share it with our readers. Enjoy!

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Mixtape: ArtOfficial – The Payback

Miami hip-hop ensemble ArtOfficial have linked up with DJBooth.net, RefinedHype, Illroots and Kevin Nottingham to drop a free project entitled The Payback . The 12-track street album finds emcees Newsense and Logics performing over the live backing of bandmates Danny Perez, Manny Patino, Ralf Valencia and Keith Cooper, who recreate classic instrumentals by everyone from rock legend Jimi Hendrix (“Voodoo”) »

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Album Review: Little Brother – LeftBack

All good things must come to an end. This is the case with the duo (once trio) and hip-hop legends Little Brother. It’s sad to see them go, but I know all of us here will be looking forward to their solo careers as they grow as artists. It was cool to be a fan »

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Mixtape: DJ Chaps & Talib Kweli – Early Mourning Signs

Blacksmith Music presents this brand new mixtape by Talib Kweli and DJ Chaps. Enjoy!

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Miami hip-hop ensemble ArtOfficial have linked up with DJBooth.net, RefinedHype, Illroots and Kevin Nottingham to drop a free project entitled The Payback .
The 12-track street album finds emcees Newsense and Logics performing over the live backing of bandmates Danny Perez, Manny Patino, Ralf Valencia and Keith Cooper, who recreate classic instrumentals by everyone from rock legend Jimi Hendrix (“Voodoo”) [...]

R.I.P. Guru

And another Legend leaves this place, R.I.P. Guru!
Just over a month since undergoing surgery following a heart attack, Gang Starr MC Guru (born Keith Elam) has died at age 43. According to a statement, Guru died of cancer-related causes on Monday after a long fight with the disease.

Mixtape: Rhymefest – Dangerous: 5-18

Rhymefest drops this Mixtape as a prelude to El Che, which finally in stores May 18th.