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Check out the visuals for Cooper’s track Warning Shots produced by R. Johnson. Download his mixtape Cozmik here.


Exclusive in-depth interview with Juicy J.
In part 3 Juicy J talks to Nick Huff Barili about his Pimp C memories and tells Hard Knock TV that he is already working on a new Pimp C album, which he is going to produce most of. RIP PIMP C. Juicy J says he plans on reaching out to Bun B soon to work on the album. While talking about southern rappers Nick asks Juicy J how he feels about Scarface’s statement in a recent Hard Knock Tv interview where he says that Hip Hop in now a drive through and that it has lost its soul. You will have to tune in to hear Juicy J’s response. As the conversation progresses Juicy shares his feelings about the assimilation of Trap music by the EDM movement and gives his definition of what Trap music is to him. Juicy takes a look back at his career and talks about his journey from making grimmy underground music like Tear Da Club Up with Three 6 Mafia early on to collaborating with some of the biggest pop stars of today like Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake and Miley Cyrus. Juicy adds that he is also working on Wiz Khalifa’s new album and that it is close to being done. The interview wraps up with Juicy sharing some advice he got from his Pops.


Fresh out the pen, Ja Rule was back at Hot 97 with Angie Martinez. In the first part of his interview he spoke on his time in prison. After the jump, he discusses Murder Inc.’s glory days, backlash, falling to 50 Cent and future endeavors.
Hit continue reading to watch parts 2-4.

Via RR.


16 years ago, the up and coming rapper Jay-Z was at The Apollo performing cuts from his debut album Reasonable Doubt.

Bonus: 10 Classic Showtime At The Apollo Performances



Recording of Black Moon, Smif N Wessun and Heltah Skeltah’s live cypher on the legendary Stretch Armstrong Show hosted by Bobbito. It aired back in 1994 on 89.9 WKCR.
Hit continue reading to listen to the cypher.



Today Justin Timberlake droped the second single single from his new album The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2), which is being released in a few weeks.
Hit continue reading to listen to the song.

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G-Funk Special otvoriti će novu sezonu Kazicha u klubu Pepermint. DJ chroničari Smoke Bizzle i Phat Blunt Phizzle vode vas na zapadnu obalu 1.10. od 22 sata.


“Roundin’ Out” is a series that features various music industry artists and professionals speaking candidly about current events within the business as well as reflecting on their creative influences and peers. “Roundin’ Out: A Tribe Called Quest” Part I features artist/producer Masta Ace, producer Marco Polo & artist Pack FM reflecting on Michael Rapaport’s documentary “Beat Rhymes & Life” as well as discussing their early memories of ATCQ and the pivotal influence the group had on hip-hop production and music in general.

Hit continue reading to watch parts 2 & 3.

Via Collector’s Item.


A standout collaborative dubstep track with Fred Wreck from Muggs’ 2012 EP Sound Boy Killa, the visuals feature rowdy kids who are up to no good in the streets of Los Angeles. Whether they’re stealing Muggs’ latest album Bass For Your Face, robbing liquor stores or giving dudes crotch shots, the youth are wreaking havoc while the sun’s still out. Think twice next time your nephew visits.

Always a busy man, DJ Muggs is currently working on a handful of projects. That hasn’t stopped the 45-year-old producer from providing fans with a visual treat like “Drop the Beat.” In a recent interview, Muggs said, “While I’m in the studio working on the new Cypress Hill album and Cross My Heart albums; I wanted to drop this California bass music visual and bring a playful fun vibe to it for the whole family to enjoy!”

Via Complex.


Louisville, Kentucky sportscaster Adam Lefkoe has made a name for himself for being able to pack pop culture references into his broadcasts. Past themes have included pro wrestler names and Seinfeld references. But the latest theme to infiltrate his reporting arrives in the form of “RapCast”: classic rap artist names, song titles and lyrics. Yeah, we know Stuart Scott been doing this. But Lefkoe managed to next level the practice and squeeze an apparent 43 different rap references into his sports segment on a recent Sunday night – from De La to Dre and Snoop to Slick Rick to Skee-lo.

Via egotrip.