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share save 171 16 DAngelo   Brown Sugar (Live On VH1, 1996)

During Preemo’s DJ set at the Echoplex in Los Angeles last week, he got a surprise visitor on stage. Rass Kass came through to show respect, and then along with Bishop Lamont he performed the DJ Premier-produced classic Goldyn Chyld.

Via SA.

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canibuskeithmurryunderg Canibus & Keith Murray Feat. Crooked I & Erick Sermon   The Guilty Will Pay

Here is a new track from Canibus & Keith Murray aka The Undergod’s upcoming In Gods We Trust album. This one features Crooked I and Erick Sermon.

Via Xclusives Zone.

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 Prodigy   Up North Service (Novacane Freestyle)

Last night on Twitter Prodigy let loose a new freestyle he recorded over Frank Ocean’s Novacane.

In related news, after Def Jam held off on releasing Frank Ocean’s debut album Nostalgia, Ultra, OFWGKTA’s resident crooner took matters into his own hands, offering the album as a free download. Now when the online freebie became such a sensation, his label finally took notice and decided to re-release it in stores.

Previous: New unreleased songs from Prodigy

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jadakiss i love you 540x540 Jadakiss   I Love You (Mixtape)

Jadakiss finally released news on his delayed mixtape I Love You, unveiling the official cover art (above) and tracklisting for the 11-track mixtape which is scheduled to drop on May 24th. Check out the full tracklist for I Love You below.

Via SC.

UPDATE: Mixtape leaked early, yesterday to be exact. Hit continue reading for the tracklist & download link.

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TROY Blog comes through with a bunchs of taped Uptown Comedy Club performances from the early 90′s.
Hit continue reading to watch more clips.
A true gem.

share save 171 16 Uptown Comedy Club classic live performances

The legendary rapper speaks on whose storytelling skills he appreciates, why storytelling is still prevalent in hip-hop today and the current state of rap.

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LyricalWorkoutCoverFront Bumpy Knuckles Feat. N.O.R.E.   Lyrical Workout (prod. by Statik Selektah)

Via Nah Right.

Previous: Bumpy Knuckles – Leaks Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

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XXL 250 XXL Special Issue: Greatest Hip Hop Songs Of The 90s

XXL will be presenting a special, collector’s issue later this month that counts down the top 250 hip-hop songs from 1990-1999.

Regarded as the best decade in hip-hop music ever, XXL’s staff took on the daunting task of narrowing down the genre’s most important, influential and, of course, the illest joints from the 1990s. Fans will be surprised at who did, and did not make it onto the definitive list.

XXL 250 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs 1990-1999 hits newstands on May 24.

UPDATE: MTV knows which song is the number 1 song of the ’90′s by XXL.

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The whole Nefew & OOF Entertainment team embarked on a journey to Rotterdam, to network with some of the core people in the music industry. Check out this short visual recap of the trip.

share save 171 16 Nefew At New Skool Rules 2011