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R.I.P. XXL Magazine (The Physical Edition)

It’s official: XXL magazine as we all know it, in its print form, is officially biting the dust. According to NY Post, the magazine was purchased by Townsquare Media* from Harris Publications and the plan moving forward is to nix the print…

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Watch Jonwayne and Ras G Make Songs From Scratch In ‘Looking For The Perfect Beat’

Looking For The Perfect Beat is a new documentary from filmmaker Matthew F. Smith, who aims to chronicle what makes the Low End Theory in Los Angeles such a hotbed for so much of the music we love here at…

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BET Reveals 2014 Hip-Hop Awards Cypher Lineup

The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards are coming soon—Tuesday, Oct. 14 to be exact—and that means one thing and one thing only: it’s time to get ready for the cyphers. As anyone will tell you, these are easily the most intriguing…

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Watch Episode Three of ‘Diggin’ In The Carts’: The Dawn Of A New Era

Another week, another kick-ass episode in RBMA‘s six-part documentary series, Diggin’ In The Carts. We’re now on the third installment, which moves into the new era of 16-bit gaming (Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo). Unfortunately, my computer/’net connection is being…

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Dr. Dre Officially Bails On ‘Detox’ Album Title

In a recent interview with Jeff Weiss and Nocando on Shots Fired, Aftermath veteran producer Dawaun Parker revealed a few details about the highly coveted new Dr. Dre album that, to date, has been called Detox. It turns out the…

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Rest In Peace Earl Patrick McNease aka Praverb The Wyse

It is with a heavy heart and an unbelievable amount of sadness that I must report on the passing of our dear friend, Earl Patrick McNease aka Praverb The Wyse. He died this morning (Sept. 17) of unknown causes. We…

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Watch Episode One of ‘Diggin’ In The Carts’ Featuring Flying Lotus, Oh No and “Hip” Tanaka

After seeing the anticipation-building trailer last week, we can now watch the first episode of Diggin’ In The Carts. The Red Bull Music Academy documentary series centers on the creation of video game music and its impact across musical genres.…

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Kendrick Lamar Sued For Allegedly Stealing The Music Heard On “Rigamortis”

After sounding amazing on Flying Lotus‘ new track, “Never Catch Me,” we’ve got some bad news stemming from the world of Kendrick Lamar. According to TMZ, the Compton, Calif. native is being sued for at least $1 million by two…

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El-P & Killer Mike Reveal ‘RTJ2′ Album Details, Announce Tour Dates With RATKING & Despot

We have got quite a bit of news for all the Run The Jewels fans out there. The duo of Killer Mike and El-P has revealed the details for their forthcoming sophomore album, RTJ2, such as the album art (above!) and…

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Potholes Is Looking For New Daily Writers

Potholes In My Blog, your go-to source for all things music, is now looking for daily writers. We are searching for those who have a strong passion for writing about the latest occurrences in music, such as single releases, album…