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Dance Electronic Hip-Hop Rap remix Remix Friday

REMIX FRIDAY: Kaytranada, Kendrick Lamar, Panic City, MNDR, Todd Edwards & more

(Photo via Jonathan Daniel/Getty) No time for a track by track description today, but I will say that “If” is probably my top Janet Jackson joint of all time. The Kaytranada takes the track to an entirely different place and I love it. Also, I don’t normally include hip-hop related remixes, but Kendrick and Rihanna […]

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Hip-Hop Mixtape Rap

NEW MIXTAPE: Narkanomics

You know it must be 4th Quarter when all the big guns of hip-hop are offering up new material. Drake snapped up Ricky Ross over an eloquent Just Blaze production on “Lord Knows”. Ludacris and B.o.B. let loose a free mixtapes with Luda referencing my favorite movie of 1985, Back To The Future and Meek […]

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Thursday Linkage: Dr. Dre, The Hood Internet, Ratatat and more

A) Is Dr. Dre’s Detox situation starting to sound like a fable? I think so. B) The Hood Internet have been busy toiling with the design of their site and tour plans. They also had time for a slick glittering remix of Skybox‘s “In A Dream” Skybox – In A Dream (The Hood Internet Remix)byhoodinternet […]

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Concert Showstopper

Showstopper ’10: Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3 Tour – Atlanta, GA – 2/27/10

The rest of the concerts I attend in 2010 have a lot to live up to. Jay-Z nearly tore the roof off Philips Arena when The Blueprint 3 Tour rolled thru Atlanta, GA on Saturday. The Scene Having never seen Jay-Z in concert before (besides the 20+ viewings of “Fade to Black”), I was more […]

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albums Hip-Hop Rap

Top Hip-Hop Releases of 2008

2008 was no 2007, but the year that brought The Cool and American Gangster was the closest the game has been to 1994 yet in awhile.  However, 2008 did bring forth a new class of MC’s ready to show they can take Hip-Hop in a new, diverse direction (see Asher Roth, KiD CuDi, Kyle Lucas, […]

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Nark

Narkworthy 8/21: Nark-N-Rolla

The name certainly doesn’t work as well as the last one, but it will do. Plenty of heavy hitters made the cut (Nas, Kanye, The Game, T-Pain) this go round, but look out for the newcomers (especially LMFAO) and legends (Large Professor). Of course, “Jockin’ Jay-Z” had to be included. Kid Cudi continues his run […]

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Rap

Spring Break '07: Ann St. Takes Acapulco

Its officially, I have almost no motivation left for work now. My colorful flowcharts are beginning to take the form of a bright yellow sun (print buys), a crisp dark blue ocean (outdoor boards) and a cool, tan glass of Corona (direct mail campaigns). The endless lines of numeric code all seem to read like […]