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New Mixtape: The Nark Knight Rises

I love when mixtape titles are this easy. “The Dark Knight Rises” is expected to have a running time of 2 hrs and 45 minutes. While this mixtape doesn’t have that many songs, it is a super-sized edition. I was all ready to send this on Tuesday and then Brother Ali, Kanye, Big Boi and […]

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New Mixtape: UNNARKABLE

Its kinda nice when Logan makes the artwork, then I don’t have to think about what the title will be. This round has a more reflective feel than past editions, for the most part (see “In The Ghetto” and “Fear”). I feel like when the cold weather comes, rappers get more lyrical for some reason. […]

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Brother Ali: Lyrically Gifted the "2nd Time Around"

I posted this track on the last Nark mixtape, Nark Streets, but I have a feeling it didn’t get as much play as it should have.  Its pretty rare for Wale to be shown up on a track, but he’s never been on a song with Brother Ali before.  For fans of Brother Ali, it […]

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New Mixtape: Nark Streets

A little something for the Holiday break.  I’ll have actual 2008 best of lists when its most appropriate, in 2009. Mixtape Observations: A. Common + Kanye > Common + Pharrell B. The only artists who should use Auto-Tune – T-Pain, Lil’ Wayne, Kanye C. Lupe Fiasco has more unreleased gems than most rappers have hits […]