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Listen: Your Old Droog Is Close To The Edge On “No Message” With Rast RFC

While some people are still convinced that Coney Island, N.Y. rapper Your Old Droog is actually Nas, the burgeoning MC is getting ready for his first performance/big reveal on Sept. 3 in NYC. So as we wait to see if…

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Stream Electric Wire Hustle’s Fantastic New Single “Look In The Sky”

“Look In The Sky” is the latest we’re hearing from New Zealand’s Electric Wire Hustle, who are gearing up to release a new album, Love Can Prevail, on Sept. 8. As someone who totally loved their self-titled debut—it dropped in…

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Listen to DP’s Snarling New Song “Glitch” Featuring Brooklyn Taylor

Snarling boom-bap seems to resonate with me more than anything else lately, which is probably why I’m resisting the urge to put the latest track from Virginia rapper DP on repeat this morning. You see, I don’t want to disturb…

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Preview Run The Jewels’ Latest Track “Blockbuster Night Part 1″

There are few rap albums I’ve loved over the past few years like El-P and Killer Mike‘s self-titled debut as Run The Jewels. And over the past several months, El has been steadily revealing information about the record by way…

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Listen: Ab-Soul, Jon Connor and Logic Join Forces On Statik Selektah’s “Alarm Clock”

Need some good-ol’ fashioned boom-bap this morning? Well good, because that’s just what you get on the bars-on-bars-on-bars attack of “Alarm Clock,” the latest tune off Statik Selektah‘s What Goes Around album. For those who missed (or forgot about) the track…

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Listen to James Gardin’s New Single “Clock In” Produced by Danny Swain

Hatin’ life today? Feel stressed? Tired of your day job? Well, so is Lansing, Mich.-hailing rapper James Gardin, who we previously wrote about when he dropped a collaboration EP with producer Trebles and Blues. This time around, Gardin’s working with…

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Listen: Jonwayne ‘Cuts Records Like Master Shredder’ On New Track “On”

You’ve heard Jonwayne go in over some J Dilla and MF DOOM production over these past few weeks on “No” and “Special Herbs Medley,” respectively. But this time, the bearded rapper/producer is handing lesser MCs’ their necks over his own…

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Listen to DOOM & Bishop Nehru’s Latest Collabo “OM”

While “Darkness (HBU)” was decent enough, it didn’t totally sell me on Bishop Nehru and DOOM‘s upcoming joint album, NehruvianDOOM. But I knew that the kid can spit and that, obviously, DOOM is beyond-formidable as a rapper and producer . So I…

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Stream Knxwledge’s Latest R&B-Minded Project ‘HexualSealings.Prt.7′

And here I thought Knxwledge had forgotten about us, his loyal fanbase, considering it’s been a hot minute since he released anything. But he’s finally back today with the seventh full-length HexualSealings release. To be fair, it’s only been seven months,…

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Listen to Spooky Black’s Latest Cut, “Reason,” Produced By The Standard & Doc McKinney

To keep it one hundred thousand million trillion, I was pretty turned off by dude’s name when I first saw people talking about a cat named Spooky Black who is, you know, white. But then I finally got around to…