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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: GILBERE FORTE


The first song I heard from this dude a few weeks back was some sampled horns beat. I disregarded Forte as one of those hated “old-school in 2010” advocates. Not on this blog. But even the most progressive hip-hop blog...


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SONG SPOTLIGHT: G.O.O.D. FRIDAY BY KANYE WEST


Redemption has never sounded sweeter-seriously. Kanye dropped this track last Friday as part of his “G.O.O.D. Friday” series of song leaks leading up to the “Good Ass Job” album release, and before the day was over, it was the most...


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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DAVID BANNER x 9TH WONDER


Mark this under “unexpected:” Southern tycoon David Banner hops onto a backpack-rap track from 9th Wonder. The result: Awesome. 9th Wonder is about as far away from bling-bling crunk rap as it comes: the organic North Carolina crate-digger got his...


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SONG SPOTLIGHT: PARADISE BY MICKEY FACTZ


Brooklyn MC Mickey Factz has been on the come-up for a while now. With the major-label release of his “Paradise” video—and an impressive half a million plays in three days—it looks like the articulate rhymespitter may finally be getting his...


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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: RUSKO


So if you’re not one to stay up on hot European music trends, let me fill you in on dubstep. It’s a thumping, bass-line heavy dance music with an emphasis on offbeat samples. Many of the great hip-hop songs from...


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