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doo wop e1274293797468 Bounce Squad   The Rap Repo Man

After they said they’re back and went blackout, they come to reposess.
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27 years of the DMC World DJ Championships.
Chad Jackson, Cash Money, Cutmaster Swift, DJ David, Dreamteam, Rocksteady DJs, Roc Raida, DJ Noize, A-Trak, DJ Craze, Plus One, Kentaro, Dopey, ie.MERG, Netik, Rafik, Fly, Shiftee, Ligone

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Warren G This Is Dedicated To You feat. Latoya Williams Warren G Feat. Latoya Williams   This Is Dedicated To You (Nate Dogg Tribute)

R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

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One of the most creative rap artists around, Das Efx is the dawn of a new age in rap music. The style is so unique, a lot of people think it’s one person rhyming. Includes three clips for “They Want Efx,” “Mic Checka,” and “Straight Out the Sewer.” Also included are never before seen interviews with Dray and Skoob.

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NOREaster front 500x500 N.O.R.E.   N.O.R.Easter (Mixtape)

New mixtape from N.O.R.E., featuring production from The Neptunes, Cool & Dre, Digga, Scram Jones, Hazardis Soundz & appearances from Pharrell, Masspike Miles, Juvenile & more.
Tracklist & download link after the cut.

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premier r e k s  justin statik  lhfq april 22 2011 DJ Premiers Live From HQ Podcast (22.04.2011.)

DJ Premier:

GUESTS: JUSTIN RUFF ELAM (GURU’s NEPHEW, R.E.K.S., STATIK SELEKTAH)

PROMOTING APRIL 19TH (THE 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF GURU’S PASSING AND TRIBUTE CONCERT @ LPR IN NYC) AND I ALSO LACED HOT 97 WITH A TRIBUTE MIX AND RIPPED SUTRA DOWN WITH TONY TOUCH, DJ JUNE, B-REAL TV….SHOUTS TO ALL THE PEEPS THAT CAME OUT….HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO GRANDMASTER CAZ, KOOL HERC AND ALL THE ARIES OUT THERE…..MUCH LOVE TO EVERYONE THAT CAME OUT TO SUPPORT GURU AND HIS LEGACY……
GANG STARR FOREVER !!!

SHOUT TO R.E.K.S. WHO’S NEW LP IS IN STORES NOW ON CD AND DIGITAL OUTLETS….

BIG UP TO STATIK SELEKTAH AND SHOWOFF RECORDS FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL LP !!!

CHECK ME OUT MONDAY NIGHT WITH STATIK SELEKTAH ON BEATMINERZ RADIO DOIN’ A SET !!!

Playlist & download links after the cut.

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DSC02501 Lord Finesse   Sounds of the Ghetto Vol. 4 (Mixtape)

I’m not entirely sure what time period this is from, but judging by the tracklisting, I’d guesstimate around ‘96 or ‘97. This one is really rare, I’ve found no traces of a copy of this floating on the net. EQed as properly as possible.

Courtesy of 2DopeBoyz. Hit continue reading for the tracklist & download link.

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Questlove was deejaying at Mezzanine in San Francisco on 4/22/11 and at the end of the night, Ghostface Killah decided to jump on stage and give an impromptu performance of “Cherchez LaGhost” from his album, Supreme Clientele. Comedian Dave Chappelle and Swift.fm Founder, Edward Aten were also in attendance.

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2006 block party 004 Trackstar The DJ   The Talib Kweli Mini Mix

A short primer mix of select Talib Kweli tracks, created by Trackstar The DJ for The Smoking Section.

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The official DJ and logo creator for Wu-Tang Clan sits down in the studio and speaks about how he met certain Wu generals, his present role in The Clan and gives thoughts on Hip Hop direction as a whole for the future. Prepare for the next Wu-Tang Clan collaborative album project arranged by Allah Math called “The Answer” which he mentions in this interview.

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share save 171 16 DJ Mathematics Speaks On His New Album, Wu Tang Clan History & The Future Of Hip Hop