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New EP: Paypa – The Session

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments


We’ve gotten a few previews, but now it’s time for the main feature — Paypa’s The Session EP. The Mayhem Machine representative gives everyone seven brand new tracks, produced entirely by none other than Tree.

Enter The Session below.

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FSD Feature: Would You Rather With Taylor Bennett

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Created by Cameron Chapleau and Matthew Andreasen for Fake Shore Drive

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, readers, friends, Romans, countrymen. We’re back with our original series and feature on FSD: Would You Rather? The brainchild of Cameron Chapleau and Matthew Andreasen, this video segment features the Chi’s rising stars answering a series of rather strange and off-kilter questions. The answers? Sometimes hilarious. The questions? Most times ridiculous. The facial expressions? Always priceless.

It’s something you’re going to need to watch to fully understand, and today we return with our fifth installment featuring the super charged persona of Taylor Bennett. Over the course of the past few months, Taylor has been selling out shows, rocking stages across the country, and hitting his fans over the head with quality music on a consistent basis. But how does Taylor handle tough decisions (and believe there are many in life)? Well, we sat down with the young turk for another exciting episode of Would You Rather? Tune in and figure out how he handles the pressure cooker.

Pete Sayke f/ Add-2, Mike Schpitz & Slot-A – Been Dope

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by ThatKidMyself

Emcee Pete Sayke and producer ThatKidMyself have a collaborative project in the can, and plan to serve the people with it on April 29th. Here is an all-star posse cut from said project, Forever, that features Add-2, Mike Schpitz and Slot-A. You wanna be dope, but they’ve been dope. Figure out why below.

Tragedy tha Beast – Rappers

| April 2, 2014 | 2 Comments


Produced by The Passion HiFi

“Rap about how they not rappers but really still rappers”

That might be the realest shit he ever wrote right there. Here Trag has some stray shots for no one in particular, but also everyone in particular. If you’re a rapper, a rapper’s rapper, or a rapping ass rapper, Tragedy is coming for your head. Sliver platter style. Tha Beast is in straight beast mode here. Rappers stay woke. He left this one smoking.

Video: Ace B8gie – See U First

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Cholly. Produced by The Analyst.

Ace B8gie’s New Orleans-esque “See U First” comes to life in the official video, which you can watch above. If you missed the mp3, grab it here. The B8gie Foo’ Blues EP is coming sooner than you think.

Max Wonders – Pray For Blue Skies

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments


That new, new from Max W’s The Wonder Tape, which is due out later this year. Prayers up. Press play and catch the holy ghost.

New EP: Leather Corduroys – Porno Music Vol. II: TSFR

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

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The highly anticipated EP from Kami de Chukwu and Joey Purple, collectively known as Leather Corduroys, has finally hit the e-streets. Apparently, the EP has been released a little earlier than expected thanks to none other than Chance The Rapper (or whoever operates his ChanceRaps account) via Reddit. Pretty interesting, but we’ll take it.

Glad this didn’t turn out to be an April Fools’ Day joke. Or did it? Either way, hit the jump to stream and download.

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Video: Tadoe – Haircut

| April 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Directed by Dan Centrone.

Something new from Tadoe, which is scheduled to appear on his forthcoming Thotties, Thoinkz -N- Joints project. Zaytoven on the beat.

Mixtape: Matti Baybee – Young Legend 2

| April 1, 2014 | 1 Comment


Hosted by DJ Victoriouz.

Matti Baybee unleashes fourteen new tracks with the follow-up to his debut effort, Young Legend 2. The project includes guest contributions from Freshlos, Joe Rodeo and King Louie, who actually shows up on three tracks.

Hit the jump to stream/download Young Legend 2.

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Noelz Vedere f/ Freddie Gibbs – Out Of Focus

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Alex Isaak

Noelz album, Bittersweet Victory, is due out on May 20th. And in the meantime, in between time, he gives us this new collabo with Gangsta Gibbs. Get focused.