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share save 171 16 X Men (The X Ecutioners) On WNYU (1995)

Just another one of those slightly twee docs from the MTV crowd during the late-80s, but quite interestin and at times quite funny. It features very main-scream examples of a few version-excursions, De La EPK footage, and short talking heads interviews with Bob Clearmountain, Kool Moe Dee, Tom Petty of all people, as well as Jonathon Moore and Matt Black from Coldcut showing us erm, ‘How it’s done’…


share save 171 16 MTV Mini Doc about sampling (1988)

Via VladTV.

share save 171 16 Video: EA Ski Feat. Ice Cube   Please

Phat Phillie, Treach & Magic Flava Backstage at Naughty By Nature’s concert in München.

share save 171 16 Video: Treach (Naughty By Nature), Phat Phillie & Magic Flava Backstage In München

Sunday soul.

share save 171 16 DAngelo   Brown Sugar (Live On VH1, 1996)

During Preemo’s DJ set at the Echoplex in Los Angeles last week, he got a surprise visitor on stage. Rass Kass came through to show respect, and then along with Bishop Lamont he performed the DJ Premier-produced classic Goldyn Chyld.

Via SA.

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canibuskeithmurryunderg Canibus & Keith Murray Feat. Crooked I & Erick Sermon   The Guilty Will Pay

Here is a new track from Canibus & Keith Murray aka The Undergod’s upcoming In Gods We Trust album. This one features Crooked I and Erick Sermon.

Via Xclusives Zone.

Previous: Keith Murray & Canibus – Undergods Roll

share save 171 16 Canibus & Keith Murray Feat. Crooked I & Erick Sermon   The Guilty Will Pay

 Prodigy   Up North Service (Novacane Freestyle)

Last night on Twitter Prodigy let loose a new freestyle he recorded over Frank Ocean’s Novacane.

In related news, after Def Jam held off on releasing Frank Ocean’s debut album Nostalgia, Ultra, OFWGKTA’s resident crooner took matters into his own hands, offering the album as a free download. Now when the online freebie became such a sensation, his label finally took notice and decided to re-release it in stores.

Previous: New unreleased songs from Prodigy

share save 171 16 Prodigy   Up North Service (Novacane Freestyle)

jadakiss i love you 540x540 Jadakiss   I Love You (Mixtape)

Jadakiss finally released news on his delayed mixtape I Love You, unveiling the official cover art (above) and tracklisting for the 11-track mixtape which is scheduled to drop on May 24th. Check out the full tracklist for I Love You below.

Via SC.

UPDATE: Mixtape leaked early, yesterday to be exact. Hit continue reading for the tracklist & download link.

share save 171 16 Jadakiss   I Love You (Mixtape)

TROY Blog comes through with a bunchs of taped Uptown Comedy Club performances from the early 90’s.
Hit continue reading to watch more clips.
A true gem.

share save 171 16 Uptown Comedy Club classic live performances