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nick javas paris Nick Javas Feat. Khaleel   Anonymus (prod. by DJ Premier)

NICK JAVAS AND KHALEEL ADDRESS THE HATERS ON THE INTERNET THAT HIDE BEHIND A KEYBOARD TO EXPRESS THEIR OPINIONS INSTEAD OF IN PERSON….SO HERE IS THE NEW B-SIDE JOINT TO THE UPCOMING A-SIDE…..

ARTIST: NICK JAVAS (f. Khaleel)
JOINT: “ANONYMOUS”
LP: DESTINATION UNKNOWN
PRODUCER: DJ PREMIER
LABEL: YEAR ROUND RECORDS

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rap is outta control money making jam boys 403x540 Rap Is Outta Control w/ Money Making Jam Boys (12.06.2011.)

We had most of the Money Making Jam Boys in the place on Sunday. Dice Raw, Truck North & STS talked about “The Prestige” mixtape/cd they dropped as well as Dice’s new project “Preservation” which dropped last week. Click the link for music from both those projects as well as other stories from the crew and of course a mean freestyle at the end of the show.

Playlist and download links after jump.

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Random Axe (Sean Price, Black Milk & Guilty Simpson) album out now on iTunes and Amazon.
“Random Call” music video directed by Todd Angkasuwan.

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Pete Rock sounds busy and focused as ever in this interview with Freedom Radio in which he outlines his thoughts on Hip Hop and society. He is on his grind to make a positive difference in the culture with new music projects for 2011. Pete’s collaborations include new work with AZ, Slum Village and a full length duo LP with Supernatural. The Supernat project sounds like an interesting one, in this interview they both break down the creative concept of the album which draws inspiration from classic comics and it’s heroic figures.

Via CI.

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tcep 900x900 SOULBROTHA Feat. Blaq Poet, NYGz & Krumb Snatcha   Real Mcees

SOULBROTHA (B-Base & 12Finger Dan) is back with a new project called Connexion EP, which is available for purchase here.
Real Mcees is a cut off that EP. Hit continue reading to check the EP tracklist.

Related: Check 12Finger Dan’s latest mix here.

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We spent a day with World famous DJ/producer The Alchemist, who has been part of the Soul Assassins family since the early 90s. From studio to barbershop and everything green and in-between, we roll with Al as he discusses what Soul Assassins means to him and gives a sneak peek of the new Fall 2011 Soul Assassins line.

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kanye donda Kanye West   Mamas Boyfriend

This song was recorded during My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy sessions, but didn’t make the final cut. Now it’s liberated by The DOTR.

EDIT: Track removed by request.

Please be aware that the track titled “Momma’s Boyfriend” which appeared on several blogs yesterday is not a legitimate KanYe West track. In fact KanYe had never heard the beat which appears on the track until yesterday.

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LyricalWorkoutCoverFront Bumpy Knuckles   Not What I Say (prod. by Statik Selektah)

Off Bumpy and Statik’s joint project, Lyrical Workout, which is available on iTunes today.

Via NR.

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

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Bad Meets Evil Complex Cover Animated Complex.com Cover Story: Bad Meets Evil

Complex just put up this mega online cover story revolving around the release of Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s Hell: The Sequel tomorrow. In it, Complex editor in chief Noah Callahan-Bever sits down with the rappers 13 years after their last encounter, asks them about the making of some of their first tracks together for the first “Bad Meets Evil” project, prefaced by what he remembers of two rappers in 1998. Noah also shared some candid pictures of Em that he took back then.

Full story here.

Via NR / Complex.

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Westwood hangin’ with Method Man & U-God, relaxin’ before the Wu-Tang concert at the Forum London last week.
We already brought you some footage, but def hit continue reading for a couple more clips from that show, including DJ Mathematics handcuffing himself while scratching.

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