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Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said. He was 47.

Read more about the importance of Rodney King for African Americans here.

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DJ Total Eclipse from The X-Ecutioners releases the 2nd installment of his letter mixtape series entitled The B Tape, featuring mash ups and remixes from famed artists whose names begin with the letter “B”. The B Tape includes vocals from The Notorious B.I.G, Big L, Big Pun, Bush Babees and Black Moon over the production of Detroit’s Black Milk. The mixtape is a follow up to The J Tape, which similarly featured tracks from Jay-Z and Jay Electronica over production from the legendary J Dilla.

Listen below and hit continue reading to check the tracklist.

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From the new dubstep EP Cypress Hill recorded with Rusko. Listen to Lez Go below.

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One half of the late 1990s underground Hip Hop duo I.G. Off & Hazadous has reportedly died from unknown causes.

Queens, New York emcee I.G. Off of the duo I.G. Off & Hazadous has been confirmed dead last week. While details and cause of death have yet to be released to the public, veteran journalist and radio host Jay Smooth announced I.G.’s passing via Twitter. According to Complex.com, the rapper was reportedly paralyzed several years ago after being hit by a drunk driver.

Throughout his career I.G. Off appeared on albums such as Rawkus Records’ Lyricist Lounge, Volume 1 and Superrappin’, Volume 2. He also worked with Supernatural and DJ Spinna.

Read DJ Eclipse’s column on this topic here.

R.I.P. I.G. Off

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Nakon pjesme i spota „O pčelama i cvijeću” Nisde najavljuje novi materijal pjesmom „O svemirskim brodovima i leptirima”!
Tekst: Nisde
Beat: Nicolla beats
Produced by: Shalla

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Sa željom da se mladi aktivno uključe u procese donošnja odluka u lokalnoj zajednici, Narodno sveučilište Dubrava organizira u četvrtak 21. 6. u Kulturnom centru, Dubrava 51 a, s početkom u 17 h tribinu pod nazivom R.A.P. / Real Active Participation.
Tema tribine je Hip-hop & demokracija u mojoj zajednici, a uz gosti su: DJ Phat Philie, Scriptor, Tremens, Emina Bužinkić (Mreža mladih Hrvatske) te Vijećnici Gradskih četvrti Gornja i Donja Dubrava.

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Ove subote u Čakovečkom Podroomu provjerite DJ NMC-a, više informacija potražite na Facebook eventu.

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Napokon su ljeto i partyiji srijedom u klubu Mansion uskladili svoje zajedničke toplomjere, pa će tako već ovu srijedu na RNB Confusion-u obale jezera Jarun zapljusnuti festivalski val svježine zvan Fresh Island Festival.
RNB Confusion ekipa s ponosom u srijedu 20. lipnja predstavlja promotivni party prvog regionalnog r’n’b i hip-hop festivala koji će između 05. i 08. srpnja rasplesati popularnu plažu Zrće.
Dašak Fresh Island festivalskog duha osjetite ove srijede u vrućem r’n’b i Mash Up ritmu rezident DJeva Zrne, Em Bee-ija i Sheke, a “2 naj fresh dress code” ove srijede će osvojiti 2 ulaznice za festival.

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The official Fresh Island Festival theme song gets the remix treatment by DJ SoulClap himself. Check it out below!

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