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PLAYLIST157 Blackout Radio Show Podcast (08.02.2011.)

Download last week’s Blackout Radio Show here, and check the playlist above.

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mop slo BlackoutHipHop.com presents: M.O.P. Live @ Cvetličarna (Ljubljana)

BlackoutHipHop ponosno najavljuje koncert grupe M.O.P. i u Ljubljani – Mash Out Posse 9. ožujka stižu u Cvetličarnu!

Karte se već mogu kupiti u pretprodaji po cijeni od 18 € u OneWay Store-u (Wolfova 10a, Ljubljana), na svim prodajnim mjestima Eventima, a možete ih naručiti i putem pošte, ako nam javite svoje podatke na blackout.slovenija@gmail.com.

Kao što smo već najavili, kao predgrupa nastupit će Mrigo i Ghet s nekoliko gostiju, koji će predstaviti svoj novi album Mrigz’n’Ghet Hitz, a na gramofonima će Vas zabavljati DJ K’POW (RDYO DJs) i DJ Phat Phillie (Blackout).

Sve vezano uz događaj možete pratiti na službenom Facebook eventu.

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Stephen Marley Stephen Marley   No Cigarette Smoking (In My Room) ft. Melanie Fiona

We bring you the second single off Stephen Marley’s upcoming album that is currently slated for release in April with the title Revelation Part One: The Root of Life.

Download: Stephen Marley – No Cigarette Smoking (In My Room) feat. Melanie Fiona

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 ?uestlove & Nike Sneaker Collection

?uestlove of The Roots worked with Nike on two special make up Dunk Hi sneakers. The Dunk Hi Strap comes in Varsity Red and features a never-before-seen button down lace cover, while the Dunk Hi Bz takes a more traditional approach in an all yellow colorway. Each sneaker features a silhouette of the artist, complete with his signature fro-pick.

See more shots below.

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Little Brother’s chief engineer and producer Khrysis demonstrates Native Instruments Maschine MIDI Controller by assembling a chopped-up Soul sample then auditions drums on the 8 pads to make a beat from scratch.

Via Collectors Item.

Continue reading for a description of the Maschine from N.I.

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Raekwon takes some time to answer random questions after Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang album listening session. Rae talks about why he chose this album title, producers, the reason behind RZA’a absence from the album, working with Kanye and more.

Thx to Mr.X

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Great quality video footage of Gang Starr perfoming ‘Full Clip’ live at Splash! Festival (Chemnitz, Germany) in 2003. R.I.P to Keith Elam.

Those who haven’t heard of Splash! Festival before, visit their website and check out first acts of 2011 line up. This year is the 14th Splash! Festival, taking place on July 8. – 10. at Ferropolis, Germany.

Video of ‘Sure Shot’ live at Splash! after the jump.

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Phil Ade goes in over the D’Angelo classic Devil’s Pie.

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snoop doggumentary Snoop Dogg   I Don’t Need No B*tch ft. Devin The Dude & Kobe
We bring you the official cover for Snoop’s forthcoming album Doggumentary and a new track which will be featured on the LP.

Download: Snoop Dogg – I Don’t Need No B*tch feat. Devin The Dude & Kobe (Produced by DJ Khalil)

Via HHNM.

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The+DOC The D.O.C. splits from Dr. Dre

The man behind the rhymes of Dr. Dre and several other superstar artists reveals to DX the reasons for professionally separating from his “brother.”

Hip Hop’s most accomplished ghostwriter, The D.O.C., has ended his working relationship with Dr. Dre.

Speaking exclusively to HipHopDX on Wednesday (January 26th), the mind behind rhymes for Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and several other artists within the Ruthless Records, Death Row Records and Aftermath Entertainment camps over his 23 year tenure in the music industry explained to DX why he has ceased contributing to Dre’s long-delayed Detox.

Read the full article here.

PESO UPDATE: Part 2 of the discussion: The D.O.C. Elaborates On Dr. Dre Split, Reveals Request From Eminem

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