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Truelements + Lyrics to Go present the “J.Period Live Mixtape (Illadelph Edition)” EP, a first-of-its-kind J.Period mixtape recorded LIVE onstage at Toronto’s premiere hip hop festival, The Manifesto, Sept. 26, 2010. Starring legendary MC Black Thought (The Roots), the “J.Period Live Mixtape (Illadelph Edition)” EP features a 30-minute barrage of live J.Period remixes with Black Thought ripping rhymes over new and classic hip hop hits, Roots fan favorites, plus a finale segment where Thought pays tribute to his favorite MCs by impersonating them (a la The Roots’ “Boom”).

Download the mixtape here.

Hit continue reading to watch highlights from J.Period’s history-making Live Mixtape at the 2010 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, featuring surprise guests Group Home, Black Sheep, Nice’n'Smooth, DJ Premier leading the crowd in a Guru Tribute, and the stage reunion of Pete Rock & CL Smooth, performing their classic T.R.O.Y. as a tribute to the beloved Gang Starr lyricist.

(A few more video surprises after the jump.)

Part 1 of Truelement’s behind-the-scenes recap of the “J.Period Live Mixtape” featuring special surprise performances by hip hop legends O.C., Brand Nubian & Black Thought (The Roots)!! Performed at The 5th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Saturday, June 20.

Part 2 of Truelement’s behind-the-scenes recap of the “J.Period Live Mixtape,” as legendary Roots frontman Black Thought joins J.Period on stage for a special surprise performance!! Performed at The 5th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival on Saturday, June 20, the “J.Period Live Mixtape” also featured special surprise performances from hip hop legends O.C. & Brand Nubian!

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