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Young Money’s newest artist, Drake, lays down a track with his label boss. Not really a fan but I’ll leave it up to y’all.
Here we see Raekwon chopping it up in an interview with DJ Green Lantern for Rock The Bells. He talks about his upcoming album and respecting certain real artists in the industry.
Your boy Consequence links up with Pharrell & DJ Premier to talk Hip-Hop. They get into an intense session of some of their favorite tracks of all time. Peep Pharrell’s impersonations of Bus-A-Bus & Q-Tip.
So it seems that yet another prominent black author, Michael Eric Dyson, is writing a book on one of Hip-Hop’s greatest albums, Illmatic. I don’t know what insight he’s going to give, outside of what NaS himself has already given. We’ll see what this leads to.
Throwback Thursdays: “More Money, More Cash, More Hoes (Remix) Jay-Z feat. DMX, Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek
This song takes me back. This is when Roc-A-Fella had the hottest crew of rappers out & Beans flow was just so raw. These are the times that we’ll never get back so I hope y’all enjoy the realness of an era that has passed by way too fast.
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One of our generation’s greatest philanthropists, Russell Simmons, is holding a Hip-Hop jewelry auction for his charity, Rush Community Affairs. He partnered with Phillips de Pury & Company to get some of your favorite rappers pieces available to the general public (or whoever can get together about $100 grand by October 1st). Of course you’ll need to get tickets but that shouldn’t be a problem.
Spotted over @ Complex
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