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New single “Opium Prodigies” from Copywrite, this time featuring fellow Ohioans Illogic with DJ Drastic on the cuts, produced by New York’s Marco Polo
Taken from the album “God Save the King (Proper English Version)” which releases on 15th May via Man Bites Dog Records
The album which was a year in the making, also features many British and Stateside artists and there have already been single releases featuring Sean Price, S.A.S., Dru Blu Strapzy, Casual, Evidence, Roc Marciano, Genesis Elijah, Mystro & Iron Braydz.

Download the track here.

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From Big K.R.I.T.’s upcoming album Live From The Underground, in stores June 5th.
Download the song here.

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R.I.P, MCA – Adam Yauch 1964-2012
Rare footage from 1986 Raising Hell Tour London featuring Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Whodini & Run-DMC with crowd surfing, fighting, bottles thrown & crazy live performances in front of a hostile crowd!

Is that really the young Lyor Cohen at 2:46 jumping into the crowd and protecting MCA from a group of dudes wanting to attack him after a failed crowd-surfing attempt?? Wow! Classic footage.

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Hosted by Cy Sharp, fans logged on to www.bishoplamont.com on Wed 4/25/12 to Watch world premiere of “Sodom & Gomorrah” video, and ask Bishop Lamont questions about the single, the video and the release of The Reformation.

Hit continue reading to watch part 2.

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Former Def Jam publicist Bill Adler remembers how MCA evolved from The Beastie Boys’ angriest member to an agent of peace.
Read Adler’s text here.

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Leaders of The New perform “What’s Next” on MTV with an introduction by Psycho Les and Fashion of The Beatnuts.

Source: CI

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Sad day in Hip Hop. TMZ reports that Adam “MCA” Yauch of the group Beastie Boys has passed away today after years of battling cancer. He was 47.

R.I.P. MCA

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Filmmaker Ruth Hogben collaborates with award-winning musician Kanye West to create a film for his single Lost in the World. The song, which features Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, is taken from West’s fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

Source: XZ

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Večeras provjerite novi Phat Fridays party u klubu Groove (Petrinjska 4) gdje će najbolje od R&B-a i Hip Hopa birati DJ-i Bizzo Bodega i Independent.
Za free upade se javite na adresu blackouthiphop@gmail.com

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