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Jill Scott recently sat for a chat with Peter Rosenberg and DJ Cipha Sounds on The Juan Epstein Show. During the discussion she explained how she broke into the music industry while staining the exposed wood in the lobby of DJ Jazzy Jeff‘s studio. She also plugged her new movie Baggage Claim, which hits theaters on September 27th.


Nardwuar interviews Trina da Baddest B*tch at Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver, BC Canada.


Danny Brown’s Old is scheduled to drop on September 30th.



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D Double E prozvan je jednim od najboljih MC-a na grime sceni, a mnogi ga smatraju najlegendardnijim grime MC-em ikad, zahvaljujući njegovom jedinstvenom flowu i činjenici da je na sceni bio od njenih začetaka, sudjelujući u u definiranju grimea kao žanra.

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Teaser for upcoming Back & Forth’s in which A$AP Rocky will debate with Riff Raff, Snoop Dogg, Bun B and Kathy Griffin.



Forgot to cop Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ when it dropped? The Slim Shady LP? It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot? Don’t worry, you have another chance. Universal Music has just announced a new campaign to allow you to do just that. Respect The Classics will begin October 22nd and marks the beginning of another opportunity to grab a copy of some of your favorite hip-hop classics, maybe even let these young kids listen to some of the albums we grew up with.

DMX’s It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot will be re-mastered and re-released on October 22nd and will be followed up by a handful of other albums from Tupac, Kanye West, Eminem, Lil Wayne, and more. 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ will receive a special 10-year anniversary platinum vinyl edition for you to purchase. Universal’s goal through all of this is to “spotlight iconic, genre-defining albums”. Take a look at the other albums that will be re-released:

October 22nd
DMX — It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot & Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood

November 12th
50 Cent — Get Rich or Die Tryin’

November 12th
Slick Rick — The Great Adventures of Slick Rick

November 12th
Public Enemy — It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back

Eminem — The Slim Shady LP
Lil’ Wayne — Tha Carter
Kanye West — 808′s & Heartbreak
Common — Like Water For Chocolate
N.E.R.D. — In Search Of…
2Pac — Greatest Hits
D12 — Devils Night & D12 World



Music video by Solange performing Lovers in the Parking Lot from her excellent EP True.



Accomplished producer Salaam Remi recently courted British singer Corinne Bailey Rae to add some some soulful sounds to his track Makin’ It Hard For Me. Remi is gearing up to drop his forthcoming album One: In The Chamber, slated for release on September 30 and also features Akon, Ne-Yo, Stephen Marley and many more.



With their collaborative album due out next week, the duo of Guilty Simpson and Small Professor return once again for a track from their new project, with a number of special guests readily armed for the cut. Building on the release of their previous song, the two emcees join forces with rapper Boldy James and producer Statik Selektah on their latest single titled “I’m The City,” with each giving a detailed picture of the streets.


In this episode of Fuse TV’s popular “Crate Diggers” series, Dilated Peoples own Evidence was featured to show off his vinyl collection. Evidence opened up about falling in love with vinyl’s as a kid hearing music played during his parents’ house parties, where he would go to bed and hear music that would influence him later in life to fall in love with R&B and Soul music. He then brought out the record that made him fall in love with rap being the block-party favorite, Newcleus’ Jam On Revenge.
Evidence also talks about first hooking up with Kanye West and trying to get on Jay Z’s Black Album.