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In this conversation with Idolator J. Cole states that his favorite project this year is Kendrick Lamar’s Overly Dedicated mixtape.

Hit the jump for Part 2 of the interview and download link for Kendrick’s mixtape.

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Nas is helping out during the holidays. He headed to Harlem to serve Christmas dinner to families affected by HIV/AIDS.

The community is in me so giving back is important.

Source: MTV

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justdizle foodchain DJ Just Dizle presents The Foodchain (Mixtape)

This past October, i was @ S.O.B’s in NYC for Statik Selektah’s album release party, so thats when i heard for the first time this Hip-Hop group, performing live and coming straight out of Denver called “The Foodchain” and i was extremly impressed, dope beats, rhymes and flows so i had to hook up with them and do this mixtape…thanks to MR 3DEEP!!! A lot of dope songs and plus features by Talib Kweli, Joe Scudda, Chaundon, Rapper Big Pooh and more…cut and mixed by truly yours DJ Just Dizle aka Le Champion, representing Paris – France

Download the mixtape here

Hit the jump for the tracklist.

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xmasinboston1 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology)   Christmas In Boston
Term and Statik hit us with their rendition of Kanye’s “Christmas In Harlem”, with some help from Kali, REKS, JFK and Teyana Taylor.

Download: 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) – Christmas In Boston feat. Kali, REKS, JFK, Teyana Taylor

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The recently reunited Artifacts made the up north trip to the renown UndergroundHipHop.com in Boston on Dec. 18th to rock an in-store before there performance at The Western Front in Cambridge. Check out the three-man trifecta of Tame One, El Da Sensei & DJ Kaos catch wreck and get the props!

Part 2 after jump.

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WHOO KID TECH N9NE Tech N9ne   Bad Season (Mixtape)

Hosted by DJ Whoo Kid and DJ Scream, Bad Season, features 15 brand new tracks. All of Tech’s Strange Music family including, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun and his latest signee, 2010 XXL freshman Jay Rock, make cameos on the disc, while Dr. Dre, Travis Barker and Cookin Soul are among the producers holding it down behind the boards.

Download the mixtape here.
Via XXLMag.
After jump, check out Tech N9ne’s interview with DJ Whoo Kid.

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Doc Ish The First Treatment 2 Doc Ish Feat. Crooked I & Billy Danze   She Did It Again

From Doc Ish’s debut album The First Treatment.

Download: Doc Ish Feat. Crooked I & Billy Danze – She Did It Again

Via Nah Right.

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Durrty Goodz passes through Westwood on 1Xtra and drops a hot freestyle! Check it out!

share save 171 16 Durrty Goodz freestyle at 1Xtras Westwood

This is a nice, high quality filming of Havoc and Noyd performing one of their classics live in Boston, shot in black & white with editing in the style of their video “Burn” from “Infamy” by Jon Wolf & Mike Greenwood.

Via CI.

In related news, Prodigy is preparing his autobiography, read more about it here.

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IMG 3546 525x350 Square Off Feat. Teyana Taylor   Show Off (Prod. by 9th Wonder)

Square Off teams up with there Harlem native Teyana Taylor for “Show Off” produced by 9th Wonder. This is off there upcoming EP “Money Moet & Memories”. It will be out for free download January 11th, 2011.

Download: Square Off Feat. Teyana Taylor – Show Off (Prod. by 9th Wonder)

Via GFCNY.

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