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Mixtape: Nark Of Wall Street ft Isaiah Rashad, Cam’ron & A-Trak, Drake and more

Nark of Wall Street from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. I’m not sure what the percentage is of readers that still check for new hip-hop/rap, but there has to be at least 8 of you. When people ask me if I still listen to hip-hop, I say yes, but there is a lot of garbage I […]

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Common – War prod. by No ID

Common hasn’t impressed with recent solo albums, but he and No ID have crafted excellent music as part of the Cocaine 80s movement. If Common is truly creating a full length album produced by No ID, sign me up. Stream “War” below. via Fader BONUS: Common – Congratulations (prod. by No ID)

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FREE EP: Cocaine 80s – Ghost Lady/Six ft Common

One of my favorite projects of the year comes from No ID‘s Chi-town collective Cocaine 80s. The initial EP was a welcome surprise featuring the likes of Common, James Faulteroy and more. Lush and diverse productions mixed with breakout vocals from Faulteroy on joints like “Anywhere But Here” and “Nothing” were in steady rotation all […]

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STREAM: Common – Sweet

No matter what you think of Common‘s last couple albums, you should definitely get amped for The Dreamer, The Believer this December. Sure to be one of the year’s best hip-hop albums, check out the latest single “Sweet” below. No I.D. has been on fire lately. Common – “Sweet” by ThinkCommon

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NEW MIXTAPE: LOTN: The Fellowship of the Nark

I debated back and forth on waiting for Watch the Throne to drop to include some tracks, but I’m betting on that being a front to back classic. You’ll just have to pick that up on your own. Speaking of dream teams, hip-hop has been all about collaboration so far this summer. Big Sean, Wiz […]

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Narkworthy 6/3: Nark Inc.

This mixtape was actually sitting on the burner for a week or so. After the onslaught of summer hip-hop, it took a little while to decide what would make the cut. After seeing the track list, 2 things jump out at me: 1. Neptunes, Neptunes Neptunes. Pharrell and Chad are all over this edition. N.E.R.D. […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: Commercial Hip-Hop Albums

For all of the complaining I have done about the rap/hip-hop game this year, when it was good, it was really good. #4 Common Finding ForeverIt might not be Common‘s best, but it was still one of the best in the game. After his most successful album to date, Be, gained crossover success, Common decided […]