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Whilst recently on tour with the Wu and Yelawolf, I caught up with the Wu-tang Clan Backstage in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ghostface, Divine, and Mathmatic talk on the forth-coming Wu-tang, Wu-Blocks, and Ghostface albums.

Via DJ Semtex.

share save 171 16 On tour with the Wu Tang Clan with DJ Semtex

The Legendary rap and Hip Hop group Naughty By Nature flew into London to perform at the Indigo2 and factory78 was on hand to talk everything from their 20th anniversary in the music business to their upcoming album Anthem Inc. Watch Treach, Vin Rock and Kay Gee break it down on F78TV right here.

share save 171 16 Naughty By Nature interview in London

djmickeyknox lostinthe90s 1 540x540 DJ Mickey Knox   Lost In The 90s Part 1

Heres my new mixtape featuring gems and lost joints from the 90s. Enjoy

Tracklist and download link after jump.

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Video for first release from Idle Warship’s (Talib Kweli & Res) debut full-length album. Download the song here.

share save 171 16 Video: Idle Warship feat. Jean Grae & Jay Knocka   System Addict

Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun’s title track, ‘Monumental‘, as the group play New York City tour guides aboard a Greyline Double-Decker bus filled with unsuspecting tourists.

Via NQM.

share save 171 16 Video: Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun   Monumental ft. Tyler Woods

nikki Nikki Jean   Million Star Motel ft. Lupe Fiasco & Black Thought

Nikki Jean, a singer-songwriter who was also featured on Lupe Fiasco’s second album The Cool, dropped her newest LP Pennies In A Jar yesterday and she let off one of the stand-out tracks on the album featuring Lupe and Black Thought. Check it out below.

Thx to Flex.

share save 171 16 Nikki Jean   Million Star Motel ft. Lupe Fiasco & Black Thought

sorry 4 the wait Lil Wayne   Sorry 4 the Wait (Mixtape)

Weezy releases a mixtape for the fans to hold themselves over until Tha Carter IV, scheduled to drop August 29. The 12-track freebie includes freestyles over beats such as Meek Mill and Rick Ross’ ‘Tupac Back, Drake’s ‘Marvin’s Room’, Kreayshawn’s ‘Gucci Gucci’, Big Sean’s ‘My Last’, and Beyoncé’s ‘Run the World (Girls)’.

Download: Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 the Wait (Mixtape)

Via Rap-Up.

Hit the jump for the full tracklist.

share save 171 16 Lil Wayne   Sorry 4 the Wait (Mixtape)

Nneka will soon be following up her refreshing 2010 album Concrete Jungle with Soul Is Heavy. This new video/track of the same name has the gumbo mix of Hip-Hop, soul, African rhythms and social consciousness that made her the toast of many music fans and critics last year. No word yet on when we can expect the new album.

Via BBM.

share save 171 16 Nneka   Soul Is Heavy (Video)

More videos from show in Austin, including Kanye, Jay-Z, John Legend, Big Sean, Kid Cudi and Pusha T after jump.
Via NR.

share save 171 16 VEVO Presents: G.O.O.D. Music

premier large pro neek the exotic head kc panchi Live From HQ w/ Large Pro & Neek The Exotic (08.07.2011.)

GUEST: LARGE PROFESSOR & NEEK THE EXOTIC PROMOTIN’ THEIR NEW LP: “STILL ON THE HUSTLE” ON FAT BEATS VINYL, CD, AND DIGITAL OUTLETS AVAILABLE NOW….
SPECIAL SHOUTS TO SATCHEL PAGE IN THE PLACE WHO IS ALSO ON THE LP…
SHOUTS TO MY BEST FRIEND MATTHEW WALKER FOR COMIN’ THRU TO VISIT NYC AND MUCH LOVE TO THE WHOLE WALKER FAMILY….ALL 17 OF EM !!!

Playlist and download links after jump.

share save 171 16 Live From HQ w/ Large Pro & Neek The Exotic (08.07.2011.)