Tagged: Hip-hop

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Hear the New Version of Beyoncé’s “Crazy In Love” from the 50 Shades of Grey Trailer

Even though I worked at Barnes & Noble for a couple months in 2012 and sold an incalculable number of copies of 50 Shades of Grey and its sequels, I somehow avoided finding out anything … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 11:46AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Gucci Mane and Young Scooter Pitch Their Goods on the Go With “Trap on Wheels”

It’s been almost a week since Gucci Mane’s last release, and so of course he — or, more likely, his loyal henchmen — already has the next whipped up and ready to go. And “Trap … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 1:48AM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Two-9 Drop an Industrial New Video For “Everything”

The Atlanta collective Two-9‘s biggest track remains the Mike Will Made It produced “Everything,” which received its video treatment today. Mike Will’s haunting metallic banger fits the industrial scene: round wooden creates, barrel fires and … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 6:49PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Sir Michael Rocks, Casey Veggies & Iamsu! Swagger and Serenade In “Bussin”

A rap song with a title like “Bussin” may inspire thoughts of either gunfire ringing or boots knocking. Waka Flocka Flame and Trouble tackled the former a few years back with “Bustin At Em” and … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 4:14PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Catch the Strange, Sparse New Shabazz Palaces Album Stream

We first caught the teasing, metallic strains of Shabazz Palaces’ album opener “Dawn in Luxor” as the atmospheric backdrop to Kenzo’s SS ’14 campaign video starring MC and producer Ishmael Butler. Now, finally, their full … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 3:43PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Clash of the Super Heroes: The “Drake vs Lil Wayne” Tour Trailer is Tight

Mr. Miyagi and Daniel. Piccolo and Gohan. Lulu and Ace Boogie. Students often become teachers, especially in the hierarchal rap world where seniority is both a gift and a curse. Nowhere is this constant ebb-and-flow … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 3:31PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Hudson Mohawke’s New EP is Due in September; “Chimes” Is on iTunes Now

Hudson Mohawke has been playing “Chimes” live for a while now, both solo and with Lunice as TNGHT. Now, though, he has announced that his new EP is also called Chimes and will be available … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 11:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Daily Inspiration: This Dude Dancing to I Love Makonnen’s “Maneuvering”

No artist is brightening my summer more than Atlanta-via-LA’s I Love Makonnen, a singer and sort-of rapper whose sound and spirit embody equal parts Slick Rick, Lil B and Lana Del Rey. His I Love … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 11:13AM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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J Dilla’s Equipment Finds a New Home at The Smithsonian

Like it was for so many others, Donuts was the first album I listened to over and over and over again. As a skinny sixteen-year-old who had just discovered file sharing, I savored the sweet … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2014 2:21PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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YG’s “Bicken Back Being Bool” Video Is Just Another Day Around the Way

YG‘s “Bicken Back Bein Bool” sits in the shadow of Ice Cube’s “Today Was a Good Day” as a snapshot of a Compton afternoon: both permanently chill and constantly on the brink of chaos. The … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2014 2:11PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,