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Hip-Hop Rap

Jay-Z – Open Letter (produced by Timbaland & Swizz Beatz)

Well, this was unexpected. New Hova in the form of “Open Letter” produced by two of his past/present collaborators Timbaland and Swizz Beatz. The brief cut (under 3 min) shows symptoms of both producers with the bassy undercurrent and slick synth (Timbaland) and ridiculous ad libs (Swizz), while Mr. Carter references recent news topics like […]

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Mash-ups

MASH-UPs: The Melker Project, The Hood Internet, The Airport District, & Monster Mashes

Plenty of great mash-ups to get you through rest of the weekend and then some. The Melker Project – Superthug vs. Midnight City vs. Get Me Bodied (N.O.R.E., M83, Swizz Beatz, Beyonce) Scott Melker‘s latest is probably my favorite so far. Taking one of my favorite high school rap tracks in N.O.R.E’s “Superthug” (which I […]

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Hip-Hop Rap remix

Kanye + Jay-Z + Swizz Beatz: Power remix

“We livin’ in that 31st century futuristic fly shit” – Shawn Carter This is everywhere on the internetz, so its okay for me to post it, right? Jay drops a gem of a verse. Swizz diversifies the beat with Snap’s “I’ve Got The Power”. Kanye spaz’s on the last verse. What else would you want […]