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B.o.B, Eminem, and Hayley Williams present Airplanes (Part II)

April 22, 2010 by

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UPDATE 05.07.2010: Well it’s been long enough that Airplanes Part II has officially hit the youtubes, so without further ado: Finally we see on the horizon the long anticipated studio album from B.o.B, B.o.B. Presents The Adventures of Bobby Ray (coming out April 27th). On one of his tracks, which was released early, Airplanes, he […]

Radio Show #7: Pioneers of Sound

April 18, 2010 by

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The theme of the show this week was the firsts of the firsts. It took a whole lot of work to compile the playlist, and even more work to judge whether or not something truly was the first of it’s kind, but in the end T and I were pretty happy with the result. If […]

Vladimir Putin nominated for Hip-Hop Award, Still likes his Turtleneck

April 16, 2010 by

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Russian Prime Minister Vladamir Putin has been nominated for the “Event of the Year” award at Muz TV’s Russian Street Awards, for his appearance at Muz TV’s “Battle for Respect,” where he crowned the champ, rapper Zhigan. At the event, he extolled hip-hop’s “rough” social message and role in keeping Russian youth away from drugs […]

Talib’s Back! New Reflection Eternal Video features hallmarks of MC’s style

April 16, 2010 by

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Reflection Eternal just put out the first video from their new album, Revolutions Per Minute, and it’s everything you would expect from the legendary duo. Featuring a scarily on-point Bun B, “Paranoid” showcases not only Talib Kweli’s masterful flow, but solidifies his reputation as a quote-unquote “conscious rapper’, whether he likes it or not. The […]

Yes, this actually happened.

March 22, 2010 by

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Nothing brings you out of a slump like a little ray of sunshine: So smile already.

Rappers Rappin’ about Rappers: The Art of the Tribute

March 10, 2010 by

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Ever since Horace first called out his man Virgil in the propempticon Odes 1.3, the proverbial “shout out” to contemporaries has been a thematic staple amongst the artistically gifted. Authors Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, and Hunter S. Thompson often posited both themselves and their colleagues as main characters in their novels or short-stories. Bob Dylan […]

Have You Seen this Rapper? Ever?

March 4, 2010 by

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Oh shit, one-hit wonder J-Kwon has been missing for over a month, according to reports from his label. This story is awesome for the following reasons: 1) The label says that he’s been missing for a month. I’d say that he’s been missing since 2004, when his one and only psuedo hit, Tipsy, was played […]