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Watch The Underachievers Take Over New York In Their “Metropolis” Video

Because they’re one of my favorite hip-hop acts of the past few years, I try to avoid the leaks and singles from the Underachievers so I can digest their projects in their entirety. But upon seeing the video for “Metropolis”…

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The Underachievers – “Incandescent” P. Ryan Hemsworth

Brooklyn-based rap duo The Underachievers have come back in full swing with the release of their Ryan Hemsworth-produced track, “Incandescent”. Ak and Issa still spit familiar boasts and claim to have built the pyramids, but a newfound control of pronunciation…

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Talib Kweli – “New Leaders” F. The Underachievers

So Talib Kweli‘s new album Gravitas—his second of the year after Prisoner of Conscious—drops Dec. 15 via his website and I’ll be forthright: I’m pretty frustrated to see he put Mike Posner on a song with a J Dilla beat. But whatever, I’ll…

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The Underachievers – “Leopard Shepard” [Video]

Despite more recently releasing the Lords of Flatbush EP, the Underachievers are looking back to their debut project, Indigoism, for their latest video drop. The visuals for “Leopard Shepard” center on the Brooklyn duo’s recent travels overseas, namely Paris, France. You’ll…

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Our Favorite Beast Coast Cyphers Presented By adidas Originals

A few months back we directed your attention to a fantastic campaign the good folks at adidas Originals were running called Drop A Rhyme. Today we have teamed up to present some of the finest submissions, mixed together conveniently for…

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Joey Bada$$ – “My Jeep” F. Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers & Chuck Strangers

With the release of the Summer Knights EP just one day away, Joey Bada$$ unveils one of the highly anticipated posse cuts, “My Jeep”. With a cool, laidback beat, the Pro Era commander takes the lead, as Flatbush Zombies, the…

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The Underachievers – The Lords of Flatbush

The Underachievers – The Lords of Flatbush Self-released: 2013 In certain circles, The Underachievers have been unfairly critiqued as nostalgic golden era purists like their Beast Coast buddies Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era. Whether or not being such a purist…

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Best Downloads Of The Week (8/30/13)

Aaaand we’re back! We took last week off because I was on vacation and, well, compiling this feature every week is one of my main jobs around here. But enough about me, let’s get to the week’s biggest news story:…

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The Underachievers – The Lords Of Flatbush [Mixtape]

To help us get ready for the feature full-length, the Underachievers have taken to the Internet to unveil their latest project, The Lords of Flatbush. Yesterday Issa Gold noted on Twitter that this tape will be a selection of total…

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Ab-Soul, Joey Bada$$, The Underachievers and More Announce The Smokers Club Tour

The Smokers Club team has just announced its latest North American tour and this one’s a doozie. Starting Oct. 17 in Providence, R.I., the traveling festival-of-sorts will feature performances by Ab-Soul, Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, the Underachievers, Chevy Woods,…