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This year hip-hop marked a major milestone with the celebration of its 40th anniversary. This month XXL honors that achievement with five collector’s edition tribute covers featuring some of biggest acts in hip-hop history including Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, OutKast and LL Cool J. XXL magazine also combed through four decades of hip-hop to narrow down the top 10 most important albums and songs per year from 1973-2013.
XXL hits stands in the US on Dec. 31, 2013.

Hit continue reading to check out the other 4 covers.


Los Angeles MC Pawz One, releases his first single ‘The Luv’ off his upcoming album titled ‘Face The Facts’. This single includes 2 tracks. The original version featuring Ariano and the remix featuring Ariano plus the legendary Masta Ace. Produced by Default cuts with by DJ Indjnous


Planet Asia & Killa Kali of Gold Chain delivers visual for “Cha Cha Chain” Video shot and directed by The Black Scorsese



Off Agallah & Alchemist’s upcoming Past And Present EP, dropping January 1st.

Previous: Alchemist & Agallah – Still a Villian ft. Thirstin Howl


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Treći broj hrvatskog izdanja magazina Rolling Stone od danas je na kioscima, a od 21.12. moći će ga se naći u čitavoj regiji.
Ovoga puta riječ je o blagdanskom dvobroju čija je cijena i dalje samo 15 kn!


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Back in October before Dâm-Funk dropped his collaborative album with Snoop Dogg, 7 Days of Funk, he did a killer hour-long set for the Ray-Ban x Boiler Room 003 Treasure Island Festival 2-Room Broadcast. Now, the Boiler Room has made video of the full set available to watch on YouTube. The set kicks off with one of the most recognizable samples in hip-hop, Mtume’s “Juicy Fruit,” and transitions into a dozen more deep cuts. There’s nothing better than seeing a DJ’s appreciation for the music he loves put on full display; the moments when Dâm-Funk holds up his precious vinyls and throws his hands up in jubilant sing-along: priceless. He also takes to the mic to perform for a bit around the 39-minute mark.

Via P&P.

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Sean Price & M-Phazes - "Dump In The Gut"

Brownsville rap hero Sean Price teams up with Melbourne, Australia beatmaker M-Phazes, who recently received a high-profile credit on Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (he co-produced the first part of MMLP2‘s Bad Guy) for Land of the Crooks, a five-track EP. Land of the Crooks is out today and you can stream it below.


Herbal T just dropped his first single, That’s that, off his upcoming album.
Produced by Lack of Afro.



Ill Adrenaline Records and Da Beatminerz team up again to put out two dope unreleased remixes coming straight out the vaults from Mr. Walt and Evil Dee.
While the original version of “…Sumthin” (feat. Tash & Rah Digga) got a more funky vibe, the remix of this east coast/west coast collaboration banger is on the rough and rugged tip. Produced by Mr. Walt and featuring Tash of Tha Alkaholiks and Brick City’s Rah Digga, this remix was recorded back in the same year as the original version (1998) and shelved until now.

The b-side remix of Black Star’s (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) “Another World” is another amazing and unreleased remix of this classic tune. Just like the first remix, this drum driven and funky remix didn’t make it onto any release either. Da Beatminerz got hired to do several remixes of this track (originally produced by UK production crew The Creators) in ’98.

Classic Beatminerz production on both tracks!

7″ vinyl available on limited (100 copies) coke bottle clear vinyl and official black vinyl.
Coke bottle clear vinyl and cassette version exclusively being sold on the Ill Adrenaline website. Purchase the black vinyl here.