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Hip-Hop Mixtape Nark Rap

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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Hip-Hop

Royce Da 5’9″ + Shady??

There have been a lot of whispers since Eminem was flanked by Royce Da 5’9″ and his Slaughterhouse brethren in the video for “Forever”. Since then, Royce has finally spoke on the reconciliations with Mr. Slim Shady and potential partnerships. “It’s very much what it looks like,” Royce said of Slaughterhouse joining forces with Eminem. […]

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Hip-Hop Mixtape Nark

New Mixtape: Nark City

Winter is usually pretty slow when it comes to quality rap/hip-hop, but 2009 has been proving me wrong as of late.  Nark City features appearances by Shady/Aftermath employees, current (Eminem, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Focus) and past (Stat Quo, Obie Trice, Royce Da 5’9″).  Also included is an A-List ATL connection (T.I. & Usher), the […]

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2008 albums

2008 Wrap-Up: Album Purchases

I consume a massive amount of music each week.  My Google Reader count is constantly at 100+ and I can’t seem to catch up with the numerous blogs, reviews and Pitchfork information I read.  As a result, I’m much more selective in the music I purchase. It doesn’t seem that long ago, when I would […]

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Hip-Hop Mixtape Nark

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. […]