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When deciding the cover for The Source‘s 3rd annual Rookie Of The Year, The Source staff decided it was a no brainer. Delivering arguably one of the biggest albums of the year with good kid, m.A.A.d city, aligning himself with Aftermath/Interscope records and being just about every where. Not to mention that he won Lyricist Of The Year at the 2012 BET Awards over Jay-Z, Kanye West, Nas and J.Cole.

Watch the UnCovered video along with a few excerpts from the interview after the jump.

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Oh No has remixed Strong Arm Steady’s album Stereotype, and we kept it a secret until the day when the beat making, mixing and mastering were all complete and ready for release. That’s today.

This is available for now exclusively at Stones Throw.

Stereotype was originally recorded late last year with Statik Selektah on the beats, 14 tracks total. Oh No’s flip of the album is a shorter album than the original – seven vocal tracks with some worthwhile Oh No interludes.

Hit continue reading to check the tracklist.

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Ras talks about one of his most epic recordings, “Nature of the Threat” and how it was inspired in part by Rakim’s declaration that he was “God”.

Via NR.

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Produced by Mike Jerz, Sweet Temptations can be found on Freeway’s new album Diamond In The Ruff, out today on iTunes.

Previous: The History of Freeway (mixed by Statik Selektah)

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J.Rocc put this one together, collecting ten years of Madlib’s remixes. Many of these were released by the artists on singles, others were made for Madlib’s own use and are still unreleased. This was originally released as Stones Throw Podcast #21.

Hit continue reading to check the tracklist & download the mixtape.

Via Rappcats.

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1.12.”SDS Production”,nezavisni studio iz Križevaca, objaviti će novi uradak unsigned izvođača Sin Dasine-a u suradnji sa sve aktualnijim i priznatijim, mladim producentom MGC-em.

Promocija navedenog albuma će se održati 08.12. u Križevcima, u Klubu Kulture, gdje će uz Sina nastupiti i Khan, Suky aka Suicidal, Klik, Djukela i Zhivac.

Naslovnu pjesmu poslušajte u playeru ispod.

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The latest leak from Big Boi’s upcoming album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors.

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Announced last month, ABC finally aired the documentary dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s classic album Bad and worldwide tour with the Bad25 special, directed by Spike Lee. Bad25 gave us never before seen footage into the making of the album and behind the scenes of the late Michael Jackson’s first solo tour.

Via Yardie.

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Erykah Badu, GZA & Masta Killa join Sheek Louch on the new Wu-Block track Drivin’ Round. Produced by Termanology, this is one of 14 tracks off the joint album from Sheek Louch and Ghostface Killah, due out tomorrow. It’s also the only track on the Wu-Block LP that doesn’t feature Ghostface Killah.

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Video for Dynasty’s song If You, from her EP From The Love, available now on iTunes.

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