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Audible Doctor:

This is a mix of just a few of my favorite tracks that I produced last year. I didn’t make a track list but the mix contains tracks, features, and remixes from Onyx, Mobb Deep, Big Noyd, Consequence, John Legend, Method Man, Freddie Gibbs, Homeboy Sandman, Journalist 103, Saigon, Chuuwee, Don Trip, REKS, Brown Bag AllStars, Blacastan, Wise Intelligent, Dres & Jarobi and more!

Download the mix here.


The Game’s stepfather, Hodari Sababu, gives us a guided tour through South Central LA, featuring stops at Eazy E’s home, The Game’s childhood home, the Slauson Swap Meet, Flashpoint for the LA riots & the Figueroa ho stroll.

Via Pitchfork.


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DJ Premier presents his top 20 albums of the past year. Here’s a few words from the man himself:

Just in case y’all forgot, I base my list on:

1) Beats selection
2) Lyrics and content that make sense
3) Flows and wordplay and your voice
4) I don’t care how many records you sold and how much your record was played on commercial radio, I live hip hop culture and I respect my pioneers that allowed me to do hip hop as a career
5) Concepts and overall body of making a full LP including the sequence of how your LP flows is so important when I pop it in my sound system

I still judge listening to music on either a boom box or driving in my ride, no iPods and shit. I stick to tradition of how hip hop was played when it made an impact on my life.

As I say every year, if you don’t like my list, fuck it make your own!

One note I will make: I meant to list the Game’s “Jesus Piece” in my list and it was an oversight so I won’t change this list because of my mistake. I still wanted to make a note of it being that I liked his album and I’m still bumpin it in the ride.

Let the hate begin…

Hit continue reading to check the list.



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Starting the year off with a limited edition 45 Vinyl produced by DJ Spinna available on pre order next week. For now here is the sneak peek. The art of story telling is still alive, taking a page from Slick Rick and Nas, Shabaam Sahdeeq engages in a action packed story with the backdrop provided by DJ Spinna. Digi 12″ drops next week also with the B Side ‘Do You’.



The guest verse holds a legendary level of importance in hip-hop. It’s often through featured appearances that new stars are minted and current ones reassert their dominance. The spirits of competition and collaboration are both essential to rap music, and on no occasion are they more at play than during a guest verse.

Over the years, we’ve witnessed no shortage of excellence features. Nearly 20 years ago, AZ earned a career from his scene-stealing efforts on Illmatic. Flash forward to the turn of the most recent decade and you have Nicki Minaj doing the same on G.O.O.D. Fridays standout, “Monster.” Then there are moments like Jay-Z, at the top of his game, owning comrade Memphis Bleek’s “Is That Your Chick?” Quite simply, it’s always exciting to hear a talent shine outside of the confines and comfort of their own solo work.

After some careful consideration, we’ve come up with a list that highlights hip-hop’s finest guest appearances ever. Remember the first time you heard Eminem on “Forgot About Dre”? We’re talking about moments like that. Here’s to rap’s commitment to rewind-worthy features. These are the 50 Best Guest Verses of All Time.

Peep the list HERE.


Prvi spot s albuma Zlatne Žbice. Režiju potpisuje Boris Sekulić, dok je scenarij osmislio Kandžija.
Pjesmu Rodbina možete besplatno preuzeti ovdje.


“Bad Meaning Good” is a documentary put together by current Radio 1 ‘big dog’ Tim Westwood which originally aired in 1987 on BBC TV here in the UK – at the time the film was shown it was ground-breaking to see British Hip-Hop figures such as London Posse, Cookie Crew and Crazy Noddy on mainstream television.



The NY emcee flips the classic 45 King-produced Take 6 breakbeat for this gritty Rotten Apple head-nodder.


vietnam kidz

Produced by Dichter2Productions, with turntable cuts by DJ Iron, DJ Grazzhoppa and Jabbathakut.

Via CI.


New visuals from Ruste Juxx & The Arcitype’s 15-track ‘V.I.C’ album out now on AR Classic Records/Duck Down Music Inc.

Via DGI.