Articles Posted by Rizoh

Rizoh is the most powerful man in all the lands. He lives in Houston where he earned a BS in Nerf Herding. He's the founder of The Rap Up, the former editor of, and is in the Grammy-awaiting band Pervertable Disciples.

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    Earl is Home

    It’s all hazy right now but two things are clear: 1. Earl Sweatshirt is back 2. He’s rapping again (about ((mostly)) the same stuff, i.e. body parts and rockets) Anyway. The good news for Earl/OF…

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    Grafh and Sarah Jay Make a Porno

    Grafh kicks a freestyle while adult entertainer Sarah Jay shakes her assets. In between rapping and ass-shaking, they take turns filming each other’s moves. How ki-yoot.

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    Photo Op: Rakim and Rakim

    Old School and New School. Old New York and New New York. Traditional and Eccentric. The Greatest and The Latest. Rakim x Rakim. Go Giants! [r/o/t: Yamborghini Manteca]

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    What’s That on Christina Aguilera’s Leg?

    At last. Etta James finally got the first-rate tribute she deserves. Thanks to Christina Aguilera who threw down an extraordinarily beautiful, emotionally raw rendition of “At Last” in honor of her idol. Among other things, it’s a beautiful reminder of…

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    Blindly Firing

    “Rap now is a circus of clowns” – Royce da 5’9″ (“Boom”) Ever wonder where hip-hop is headed? Do you have the courage to really want to find out? Then take a deep breath and…

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    Video: A$AP Rocky – Wassup

    40s. Hoes. A tub full of dead presidents. Why, yes, it’s the video for A$AP Rocky’s “Wassup.” Directed by Rocky in conjunction with the folks at VICE. Ladies and Gentlemen of the illuminati cognoscenti, please…

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    Beats x TRU Contest: And the Winner is…

    On behalf of TRU Nation, I’d like to thank everyone who participated in our Beats x TRU contest. We received a shitton of great responses and I wish we had 20 headphones to give out.…

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    Watch Uzoy Shoot Zombies in “Fast Forward”

    What would you do if you woke up in some sort of apocalyptic zombie-infested H-town? Run like crazy, right? Not if you’re Uzoy. Watch as the sharpshooting lyricist proceeds to pop a cap in every…

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    The Rap Up x Beats by Dre Giveaway

    What up TRU Nation. Happy 2012 to you and yours. We’re in a good mood this year, so we’re giving away a Beats Solo to one lucky Trubian. All you have to do is like…

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    An Artist I Care About Today: Jack Freeman

    I’m not a huge fan of post-00s R&B. I’m especially allergic to dude singers. They’re boring, uninspired, monotonous. But soul-centric fellas like Aloe Blacc, Anthony Hamilton and, more recently, Jack Freeman are gradually restoring my faith in the genre.

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    11 Great Albums You (Probably) Missed in 2011

    We listened to tons of albums in 2011. We loved some, loathed some. Praised the good, dissed the bad. But there are only so many days in a year, so we also missed a few…

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    The Evolution of Tex-Mas [Infographic]

    Did you get a “Merry Christmas” text this morning? It may not be the most unique message, but it was the first text ever sent to a cellphone. And it’s definitely more festive than, say,…

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