Articles Posted June 2011

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    Review: Wiley – ‘100% Publishing’

    The title of the album refers to Wiley’s sweat, blood and tears as he wrote, produced, and recorded it all on his Jack Jones. He may have even designed the album sleeve! A guest vocalist,…

  • Video: Lupe Fiasco – “Out of My Head”

    Video: Lupe Fiasco – “Out of My Head”

    What we have here is Emperor Lu, his baby afro and that one guy who always looks like he’s about to cry. What’s his name again? Yeah, him. Nice shirt, dude.

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    Cuban Linx – Strike 2

    ♣ Bad Girls Club: The 25 Most Diabolical Video Game She-Villains [Complex] ♣ Tyler, the Creator Says He Won’t See 40 [Roc4Life] ♣ Justin Timberlake Trying to Bring MySpace Back [Uproxx] ♣ Trae Tha Truth…

  • Freeway Asked About His Faith At The Canadian Border

    Freeway Asked About His Faith At The Canadian Border

    Afraid of what he might’ve been hiding in his beard the maple syrup slingers stopped Philly Freeza at the border, eh. He sat down with The Come Up Show to discuss what it was all…

  • An Open Letter To Beanie Sigel

    An Open Letter To Beanie Sigel

    Just stop it Mr. Sigel. Please. You’re a talented guy, and people want to hear your music, but keep going on like this and they’ll think you’ve turned into a parody of yourself.

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    Before They Were Famous: 10 Little-known Debuts from Big-time Rappers

    Many rappers have crafted some classic debuts that are superior to anything in their respective catalogs. Think Illmatic, Reasonable Doubt, Ready to Die, etc. Still, there have been more than a few rappers who struck…

  • 2 Unreleased 2Pac Tracks Hit The Web Today

    2 Unreleased 2Pac Tracks Hit The Web Today

    2Pac – Watch Ya Mouth (Dr. Dre, Nas & De La Soul Diss) 2Pac feat. DJ Quik, Kurupt, Deadly Threat & Daz Dillinger – New York ’87 (Dissing Mobb Deep, Biggie, Nas and basically everyone…

  • 5 Great Videos From The Stones Throw Video Contest

    5 Great Videos From The Stones Throw Video Contest

    Back in April, Stones Throw announced a video contest celebrating their 15th anniversary. We’ve decided it was a good time to sift through a huge bunch of the contestants and offer you our 5 favourites so far.

  • D Double E – Bluku! Bluku! Ft. Dizzee Rascal

    D Double E – Bluku! Bluku! Ft. Dizzee Rascal

    London, stand up tall! Contrary to Nas his declaration a few years back hip-hop is still alive and kicking, but it would sure be easy to get the idea it’s become stagnant. For some refreshing sounds that aren’t bootleg Maybach Music beats or actual ‘freestyles’ (can we please stope calling ‘em that?) over Maybach Music beats it might be rewarding to take a look at what’s happening in the land of milky tea, scones & grime.

  • DJ Shadow Preps Mysterious New Album

    DJ Shadow Preps Mysterious New Album

    I was just thinking that I’ll soon have to mine a different discography for Cuban Linx titles. I’ve almost exhausted DJ Shadow’s catalog at this point. So, imagine my delight when I got an email…

  • Idle Warship – “System Addict” (F/ Jean Grae, Jay Knocka)

    Idle Warship – “System Addict” (F/ Jean Grae, Jay Knocka)

    New music from Talib Kweli’s side project, Idle Warship. The group consists of Kweli, Res, and Graph Nobel. Kwe sits this one out and lets Jean Greasy get her shine on. Download “System Addict” [Year…

  • VIDEO: Wu-Tang Live @ Glastonbury

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    VIDEO: Wu-Tang Live @ Glastonbury

    Thankfully, the squabbles during the ‘8 Diagrams era’ seem to be water under the bridge and the Clan has retained it’s magnificent chemistry. They’re currently touring Europe and hit the legendary Glastonbury festival where they rocked a great set to much acclaim.

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