Articles Posted March 2008

  • Kanye’s Homecoming Video

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    Kanye’s Homecoming Video

    I wouldn’t be surprised if ‘Ye’s one of the few emcees left that still get $100,000 video budgets. The man just doesn’t know how to make a wack video. See also: “Homecoming” vs. “Coming Home”

  • Is Capone Hurting for Cash?

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    Is Capone Hurting for Cash?

    The sagging U.S. economy has everyone down, including some of your favorite rappers. Capone of CNN (Capone-N-Noreaga, for dummies) is now charging an unspecified amount for any random Tom in need of 16 bars. If…

  • Cuban Linx 3-31-08

    Cuban Linx 3-31-08

    ::The Real – Please Be Our Facebook Friend, DJ Drama >>B.a.g.i. feat Kool G Rap & P.A.- Hood Fellaz [mp3] >>Woman slain at late rapper’s memorial [SOHH] >>Hip-hop and educational empowerment go hand in hand…

  • Video: DMX in The Last Hour

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    Video: DMX in The Last Hour

    Brand new clip from The Last Hour, starring Crackhead X. [Props to Ryan @ Thinktank]

  • A.C. – New Soul

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    A.C. – New Soul

    A.C. – New Soul AC‘s “New Soul,” which samples music from Apple’s Macbook Air commercial, is a new favorite of mine. The sample is ingenious. The pop references are creative. Pure proof that you can…

  • Wildahead Portibeast f/ 6th Sense – Machine Gun

    Wildahead Portibeast f/ 6th Sense – Machine Gun

    Wildahead Portibeast feat 6th Sense – Machine Gun Some clever rapping from Wildabeast and 6th Sense over a Portishead beat. There’s a Rap Up shoutout right around 1:25. We major. P.S: This has to be…

  • Rizoh’s Radio 22: Road Trip Playlist

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    Rizoh’s Radio 22: Road Trip Playlist

    [click to enlarge] I’ve been in Austin all weekend and I’m so ready to head back to H-Town. I have to admit that Austin has better live music culture than Houston, but you wouldn’t know…

  • Really Doe – The Love & Plastic (w/Kanye)

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    Really Doe – The Love & Plastic (w/Kanye)

    Really Doe feat Kanye – Plastic | Really Doe – The Love Two new joints from GOOD Music artist Really Doe (of “We Major” fame). In case you haven’t noticed, Kanye has the rare ability…

  • Prodigy feat Havoc & Un Pacino – I Want Out

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    Prodigy feat Havoc & Un Pacino – I Want Out

    prodigy-i-want-out-featuring-havoc-un-pacino.mp3 5 mins, 11 secs, and it’s not even the longest track on H.N.I.C. 2.

  • The Roots – Rising Up

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    The Roots – Rising Up

    the-roots-rising-up.mp3 Featuring D.C. whiz kid Wale and Def Jam songbird Chrisette Michele. Definitely better than “Birthday Girl,” but I don’t know if it’ll work as a single. Photo © Ginny Suss

  • Heart of the City

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    Heart of the City

    MJB and Mohammed Hovito took their “Heart of the City” tour to New York last night. Personally, I think the tour may be overrated. Anyone going to see them elsewhere?

  • You Punks Didn’t Finish

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    You Punks Didn’t Finish

    I completely feel Jay on this issue.

    TRU
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