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24 Rappers We Would Listen to Recite a Phonebook

When writing about certain rappers, there are immediate qualities that are difficult not to point to in a description. There’s the flow, the way the MC rides (or doesn’t ride) the beat, and perhaps the most powerful element: his or…

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Listen: Machinedrum Remixes Missy Elliott, Aaliyah, Oh No and More on ‘Nice Effort’ Compilation

Following last week’s giveaway of “A New Meaning“, I hardly expected to hear new Machinedrum music so quickly. But sure enough, the Berlin-based producer just uploaded 14 (!) previously unreleased remixes from his digital vaults. They all stem from the…

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FALCONS – Remixxes Vol. 2 [EP]

West Coast transplant FALCONS finally dropped his long-awaited (for me, at least) second Remixxes EP. We’ve already heard a few tracks on this release, including the infectious Project Pat remix “Googley“. But now we get to have that and choice…

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Outkast, Q-Tip, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and More on ‘The Hip Hop Dance Experience’ Soundtrack

The Hip Hop Dance Experience is a new video game for the Nintendo Wii and X-Box 360′s Kinect that centers on, as you might have guessed, dancing. It boasts more than 750 moves, some crazy visual effects, and footage from…

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Listen To Missy Elliott and Timbaland’s New Singles, “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat”

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the return of Missy fucking Elliott. Yes, today, she has shared not one but TWO comeback singles. Both “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat” feature guest vocals and production from Timbaland, who absolutely rips it…

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M.I.A. – “Bad Girlz” F. Missy Elliott & Azealia Banks (N.A.R.S. Remix)

She might not want to be considered a rapper anymore, but goddamn, Azealia Banks sure can spit when she wants to. She sounds right at home over N.A.R.S.’ booming remix of M.I.A.’s “Bad Girlz”, which was previously reworked by Switch.…

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M.I.A. – “Bad Girls” F. Missy Elliott & Rye Rye (Switch Remix)

I don’t want to hear any complaints from people who hate M.I.A. Why? Because this new remix of her “Bad Girls” single, which bangs harder thanks to Switch, features Missy motherf*cking Elliott. And she stomps onto the beat with some much…

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Are You Not Entertained?

 I’m not sure if this is specific to hip-hop, but I’m beginning to really believe that certain people would rather critique music than just listen to it. They’re definitely more inclined to analyzing the music than appreciating it at face…