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rock the bells san francisco portraits 0 Backstage Portrait Series @ Rock The Bells 2011 by Trevor Traynor

Photographer Trevor Traynor produced a very nice backstage portrait series at the Rock The Bells festival in San Francisco. He caught everybody from Common, Mos Def, GZA to J Rocc and Masta Killa, and many more behind the scenes.

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Check out more portraits in our gallery after the cut.

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2qd1h1u 540x540 Evidence   You (Prod. by DJ Premier)

Off the Cats & Dogs LP out this month.

Via DJ Premier Blog.

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cypress hill b 486x540 DJ Mere   Classic Cypress Hill Sh*t

A few weeks ago Cypress Hill celebrated their 20th anniversary with a show at Hollywood’s famed Troubadour. So it’s apt that I post this new mix of classic Cypress tunes by the Oakland Faders very own DJ Mere.

Tracklist and download link after jump.
Via Domeshots & Fat Laces.

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Povodom Kandžijine promocije albuma Koktel od rakije u KSET-u, Kandžija i DJ Yesh (JabbaTon) su se uputili u Samobor po nekoliko savjeta od gospodina Drage Plečka.

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frenkie diversidad live Frenkie & Montirani Proces Live @ Tvornica (Zagreb)

Za one koji žele svoju dozu uživo, Frenkie i Montirani proces bit će „dežurni“ 24.9.2011. u novouređenoj Tvornici kulture/mali pogon u koji se ulazi iz ulice Ljudevita Posavskog. Koncert počinje u 22 sata.
Informacije o ulaznicama bit će poznate uskoro.

UPDATE: Ulaznice za koncert se po pretprodajnoj cijeni od 40 kn mogu kupiti na svim prodajnim mjestima Eventima ili na www.eventim.hr.

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The Band: Chris Rob on the Keys, DJ on Bass, James Casey & Casey Benjamin on Sax, Mark Brown on Guitar & Daru Jones on Drums.
Via Duck Down.

UPDATE: One more video after jump.

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Monumental out now.

share save 171 16 Video: Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun feat. Freeway   Roses

mtvU just premiered Ev’s video for his banging new single called You, produced by DJ Premier. Download the song here.

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In this episode, we follow DJ Spinna from his 8-Track recording days in the 80′s to his cassette tape winding days in the 90′s to what the internet has given (and taken) in the present. The man practically gives us a history lesson on all of the equipment that he’s used over the years, while talking about his his DJ roots and his work with the group, the Jigmastas.

Previous: Evidence | DJ Nu Mark | Showbiz | Lord Finesse

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pay day 2 cover JD Era Feat. Raekwon   Pay Day 2

This is the first single from Raekwon signee JD Era’s upcoming project, No Handouts, and this new song “Pay Day 2″ features Raekwon. No Handouts will be his first official release for JD Era under Raekwon’s ICEH20 imprint. “Pay Day 2″ is an updated version of a track that appeared on Era’s last project.

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