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Video for Loso’s Tupac cover, from his latest project The S.O.U.L. Tape.

Via ICE.

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Here’s some more footage from the Brooklyn Hip-Hop festival. Sean Price does a brief interview with AllHipHop and then hops on the stage with partners Guilty Simpson and Black Milk to perform Chewbacca.


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Backstage look at Ice Cube’s show this weekend at Hip Hop Jam 2011.

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jay lee garantiran novac Jay Lee & Burky   Gard Gore

Gard Gore je bonus pjesma s novog albuma Jay Lee-a naziva Garantiran Novac, koji je danas izašao i kojeg možete besplatno skinuti ovdje.
Produkciju pjesme Gard Gore potpisuje Burky.

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Nick Javas jacks Jim Jones’ banger to express his hair issues.
You can find Baldin’ on Nick’s mixtape Detour.

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dj kozi maxi best of buckwild front DJ Kozi   Maxi Best of Buckwild

Tracklist and download link after jump.
Via TDU.

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Jelani Say What Jelani   Say What?!!?! (prod. by Durkin)

Another dope track from Harlem-Boston connection.
Via CI.

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Diamond D Complex 540x348 Diamond D on his classic records

Diggin’ in the Crates Crew founding father Diamond D is the epitome of what it means to be a rapper/producer. Not only will he “take a beat and flip it, with so much flavor niggas wanna sip it,” but he’ll also “smoke an MC like a Newport.” The South Bronx bomber, who’s responsible for crafting all the dope beats and witty raps for his quintessential debut solo album, Stunts, Blunts, & Hip Hop, has worked alongside legends from coast to coast.

Read the whole article at Complex.

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Brooklyn Bodega’s Wes Jackson speaks to legendary producer / deejay Marley Marl about his humble beginnings with the late Mr. Magic, the legendary Juice Crew All-Stars, and reveals some of his special guests for his tribute to Rap Attack & Mr. Magic’s legacy.
Marley also remembers hearing his work for the first time in the early days of Hip Hop radio, helping his roommate Eric B. with Paid in Full, & giving a young Pete Rock some opportunities.
In the last part of the interview, Marley talks about resurrecting LL Cool J’s career with Mama Said Knock You Out, discovering the Lords of the Underground and more.

Hit continue reading to watch parts 2 & 3.

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Yesterday was this year’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival and Q-Tip was the headliner. During his set, ASBS was able to catch footage of him bringing out Mr. West to perform “Award Tour”.

Hit continue reading to watch more footage of Q-Tip’s set, together with Busta Rhymes.

Via Rap Radar.

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