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In the summer of 2012, Onra & Lexis joined forces to tackle a project based on a music period they both love so much. That brief period from approximately ’92 to ’97: the New Jack Swing sound got dated and soulful club music became much closer to the Hip-Hop productions of the time to create this Urban R’n’B type of music.

We simply call this era the “Throw Em’ Up” period in reference to the way that everyone in clubs and videos was vibin’ to these tracks: just throw up both your arms and wave them around nonchalantly (if possible with a champagne glass). The selection rules we followed for Vol. 2 are simple: #1: Soul artists featuring MC’s are ok, but not the other way around. #2: All of the picks have to pass the “throw em’ up” dance test, which means: no New Jack Swing stuff, no Timbaland because although Timbo is a genius it’s really a different kind of sound which shaped the late 90′s / early 2000′s sound.

Download and tracklist of the mix are here and for part one go here. Don’t miss videos of tracks in part one.

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Esteban spends time with rapper Tony Touch, who breaks down tracks from his new mixtape “Piece Maker 3: Return of the 50 MCs.”

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SBTV caught up with New Yorker Action Bronson on his recent trip to London for a wander round the city, taking in the sights of Chinatown before his recent London show.

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Puno ljudi je odraslo uz rap, mnogi su rodeni, a dobar dio zivi uz rap il radeci nekaj s njim il ga slusajuci, a HipHop realm card je grafikon cijelog rap svijeta di ce se svatko u rapu naci i bolje vidjeti gdje i sta je on/ona u biti, gledajuci se kroz rap. Osvrt poblize objasnjava stupnjeve i nivoe kruga bivanja, a sve se zasniva da se ne odvojimo od stvarnosti krivom realnoscu.
“Realms n reality” – CellaDwellas
Uzivajte!

workshopclass in ya ass!

!SAMORAPREGO!

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Video for track from Take It Or Leave It, dropping later this summer.

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Eve talks to Westwood at the Crib Session about her new album Lip Lock, the Ruff Ryders era in hip hop, DMX & being on tour.

More after jump.

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80 Blocks from Tiffany’s pt. II is dropping July 30th. Mixtape will feature Talib Kweli, Ab-Soul, Uncle Murda and more.
Via Rolling Stone.

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Young Guru got green light to release original version to public.

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Out of nowhere, CGI video for single from Yeezus appeared. Real or not?
Via RapDose.

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The ‘Twelve 12s’ are back once again with our 59th mix & another absolute classic from our man Jimmy Plates! Plates has selected 12 records from one of our very favourite groups of all time – the Ultramagnetic MCs!

Download the mix on Southern Hospitality.

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