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Apparently it’s ‘flooding the blog’ week. But I ain’t complaining. Especially not when it’s the criminally underrated Camp Lo over Pete Rock beats.
Wiz Khalifa skyrocketed to fame on the back of several popular mixtapes and a huge smash single. But is the hit indicative of a strong debut or are we dealing with a weed plate? The TRU Brain Trust answers.
The Nate Dogg tributes continue to pour in. This one finds Scott Bradlee and friends reworking “Regulate” with cellos and toy instruments. Says Scott: “My friends Chip Thomas (drums) and Kristine Kruta (cello) stopped by…
The Hooded Utalitarian imagines what The Wire would look like as a series of novels from Dickensian times.
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It’s been a good week for mixtapes, thanks to the arrival of Big K.R.I.T.’s Return of 4Eva and Preemo’s Magic Bullet. Those two do a great job of capturing the soulful side of the Dirty…
Houston’s Preemo shoots for the top with The Magic Bullet.
Big K.R.I.T., whose first mixtape release “K.R.I.T. Wuz Here” made The Rap Up’s list of best albums of 2010, has had a big couple of months. After getting a deal with Def Jam based…
This documentary seems like something to look forward to. It’s narrated by Benicio Del Toro so there’s a good chance the narration will sound cool but let’s hope he won’t reprise his role in Usual Suspects for it.
Don’t be fooled by the title, this shit can’t be toned down by a mountain climber who plays an electric guitar.
Here in the TRU headquarters we’re all looking forward to the Random Axe project set to drop on Duck Down Records. Here’s something to keep you busy until it drops.