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Highway Robbery is a collaborative concept album from Detroit’s heavyweight emcee Guilty Simpson and Philly’s burgeoning beat smith Small Professor. Weighing in at ten tracks, the project places you in a seemingly post apocalyptic Detroit where the mentality is feast or famine. ‘Highway Robbery’ plays as one long narrative of Guilty’s day-to-day survival in Detroit’s concrete jungle, set to the tone of Small Professor’s foreboding, percussion heavy production. Featuring guest appearances from Detroit’s Boldy James, AG (of D.I.T.C.), Elucid, Castle (Mello Music Group), with both Statik Selektah and DJ Revolution handling the Technic 1200s.

Stream the album down below. The album is also available on iTunes.

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In this week’s Double G News, SchoolBoy Q stops by to chop it up with Nemo Hoes about his next album Oxymoron, TDE, 50 Cent, how much gas he keeps in the whip and much, much more! Also Rob Dyrdek has a special message, Stormy Fronts shakes that ass, and a woman gets pushed off a cliff, only on this week’s GGN you-bitch-yewwww!

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Now that Drake’s much-anticipated album Nothing Was The Same is finally out, October’s Very Own gives us the accompanying visuals for the track “Hold On, We’re Going Home.” At seven minutes long, the video takes place in Miami in 1985 and features a guest appearance by none other than A$AP Rocky.

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Pete Rock live on Beatminerz radio last week (September 18th). Check out part 1 and 2 down below.

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The Beauty In All coming out October 1st, until then, listen and download Oddisee’s new track Own Appeal.

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STREAM / DOWNLOAD: HOUR 1 | HOUR 2 | HOUR 3

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Turnt Up is The Latest Single From Talib Kweli’s Prisoner Of Conscious , Video Shot in Tokyo Japan 2013. Song Produced By Trend. Video Directed By Talib Kweli and Kenzi Sonoda.

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BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe was recently given the opportunity to pick the brain of the self-proclaimed, number one rockstar on the planet: Kanye West. Filmed at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios, part one focuses on Yeezus, musical influences behind his new album, pushing the boundaries of hip-hop, fashion critiques and more.

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Hip-Hop group Brand Nubian members(some) made an appearance on Sway in the Morning. This being Grand Puba first time with Sadat X being a returning face on the show. Meanwhile Lord Jamar is back east working on his acting gig and some new music soon to be dropping.

During the show Sway asks the two what the status of the group was at this very moment in time, and they both responded in a similar manner expressing how they basically never stopped.

“We on the road; ain’t stopped since’91,”said Grand Puba.

It was interesting to listen to Puba speak on his writing process saying he harmonically created his lyrics to baselines. Sadat X confirms that they are in process of getting beats together for new music. Basically nothing has changed they are still the same team.
Listen as they also express their feelings on listening to new artists, getting their message heard through music, and how Puba lost his Tommy Hilfiger deal back in the days.

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From Gibbs’ & Madlib’s new EP Deeper, available now.

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