Blackout Top News

Mike Bigga names his Top 5 producers and explains the reasons behind his choices.

Via XZ.

share save 171 16 Killer Mike picks Top 5 producers

Joell Ortiz stopped by DJ Semtex‘s show on BBc 1xtra and kicked an 8 minute freestyle with Mic Righteous.

share save 171 16 Joell Ortiz & Mic Rightious Freestyle (DJ Semtex show)

beastieboys Beastie Boys   Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (Cover + Track list)

On their website, Beastie Boys posted the above cover and text below, titled May 3:

Since the dawn of time, and perhaps even before, there was a silent order who were tasked with a mission. They held their secret tightly. On may 3rd the HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE PART TWO will be unleashed on the general public. Hold fast ye heathens.

Spotted at NR.

UPDATE: Official tracklisting added after the jump.

share save 171 16 Beastie Boys   Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (Cover + Track list)

Prve snimke proslotjednog nastupa grupe M.O.P. u klubu Aquarius. Veliku galeriju fotografija s tog koncerta provjerite ovdje.

U nastavku posta potrazite jos 2 videa.

share save 171 16 Video: M.O.P. u Aquariusu

jean grae 540x318 Jean Grae   R.I.P. ft. Styles P & Talib Kweli

Download: Jean Grae – R.I.P. ft. Styles P & Talib Kweli

Via derangeddiaries.com

share save 171 16 Jean Grae   R.I.P. ft. Styles P & Talib Kweli

EPMD5 540x360 EPMD   Dont Get Clapped

Some of that boom-bap rap from E Double and Parish Smith.

Via 2DB.

Download audio below.

share save 171 16 EPMD   Dont Get Clapped

jayceeoh1 Galerija: DJ JAYCEEOH @ Posh Fantasy Bar

Galerija sa sinocnjeg gostovanja DJ JAYCEEOH-a u Poshu, fotke provjerite ovdje.

share save 171 16 Galerija: DJ JAYCEEOH @ Posh Fantasy Bar

GhettoLikeAMF 50 Cent   Ghetto Like A Motherf***er
50 cent make beat tweet 50 Cent   Ghetto Like A Motherf***er

You heard that right. 50 released a freestyle and he wants all up-and-coming producers to help finish it for him. So here’s your shot at getting to work with Fif. No info on where to submit your track but one option is replying to 50 on Twitter.

Via HHNM.

Hit the cut to listen to the track and download it.

share save 171 16 50 Cent   Ghetto Like A Motherf***er

A day after the XXL Freshmen shoot, the MCs featured on the list get together to reflect on the day’s events, what it meant to them, talks fanbase and more.

This is part 1 of 3 to come. Go here to check out who made it to this year’s XXL Freshmen list.

Via YK2D.

UPDATE: Part 2 & 3 of the roundtable added after the jump.

share save 171 16 2011 XXL Freshmen Roundtable Discussion

Group Home Group Home Interview with RS Radio

RSRadio: Did the death of you mentor and good friend G.U.R.U. have an influence on the group coming together for this project?

GH: Positively yes! He was our older brother that guided everyone in the GangStarr Foundation. He will always be remembered, missed and regarded by us, despite the negative rumors that others may have heard about his passing.

Read the full interview at thatsHipHop.com

share save 171 16 Group Home Interview with RS Radio