Articles Posted July 2011

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    Drake Makes “Headlines”

    “Soap opera rappers. All these niggas sound like All My Children” – Aubrey When Drake said his single was going to make people mad, he wasn’t lying. “Headlines” doesn’t sound like what you might expect…

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    Fiend – Cool Is In Session (Mixtape)

    Funny how two guys who were once little more than the tax write-offs in the No Limit empire have hit their creative stride years after they no longer are confined behind Pen & Pixel graphics.…

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    Game, Dre, & Snoop Get a “Drug Test”

    No matter what you think of these guys now, you can’t deny that each boasts a bonafide masterpiece. When focused, Game can twist words with the best of ‘em and Doc can concoct snake charmers.…

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    Beef Report: Is Consequence The Next Beanie Sigel?

    Consequence – Everybody Told Me 2 (Straighten It Out) (Q-Tip x Kanye West diss) Earlier this week Cons let loose his diss record against Pusha T for the perceived biting of a line. It’s been…

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    The Bullitts Ft. Jay Electronica – Run & Hide (Video)

    Look who suddenly reared his head again. While we’re all debating wether Roc Nation will ever let J.Cole release an album (they’re probably just waiting ’til the climate has changed enough for the winter to…

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    Jadakiss & Styles Get Grimy On Otis

    Jadakiss & Styles P – Otis (ed: I’m not calling this a freestyle, no matter how much inflation the term catches) Now this is more like it! It wasn’t hard to predict other emcees hopping…

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    Amy Winehouse & The Hip-Hop Connection

    Amy Winehouse – “Tears Dry on their Own” Organized Noize Dungeon Family Remix Big Boi put this up on his site over the weekend (shout out to Jay Smooth for the info) noting it’s a…

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    Seun Kuti On Rap: They’re All Traitors To Hip-Hop

    With most rappers either creating lame duck marketing disses or swallowing anything worthwhile they might have to say as to not disturb rap’s circle jerk, it’s actually refreshing to hear somebody throw in a couple…

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    Review: Black Rob – ‘Game Tested, Streets Approved’

    In the early aughties, Black Rob seemed destined for greatness as Bad Boy’s resident rough-neck. His hardcore lyricism was a refreshing alternative to Puff and the gang’s bling-bling boasts. Unfortunately, he faced a roadblock in…

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    “Smart is the new gangsta”- One on One with Black Rob

    Black Rob is certainly glad to be free. Couple that with the fact that his new album, Game Tested, Street Approved, drops next week, and you’ve got one lively man to talk to. So lively,…

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    News Media Owe Norwegian Muslims An Apology

    By now there’s little chance the news from Norway has passed you by. After bombing the nation’s capital Oslo, Anders Behring Breivik quickly travelled to the island Utoya, dressed as a policeman, and shot 94…

  • R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

    All the news about the tragedy in Norway is (understandably) drowning out other sad news; Amy Winehouse has been found dead in her apartment in north London today, becoming the latest member of the forever…

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