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Young Chop f/ King 100 James – Some Of Mine

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments


Chop said screw it: I’m getting back on the mic. Today he rolls out this new record featuring his Chop Squad cohort King 100 James. This joint has a nice concept, as Chop is known to do — not some of the time, but all of the time. “Some Of Mine” is below. Spend some time with it.

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Video: The Breakfast Club Interviews Jennifer Hudson

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following her performance at AAHH! Fest, Jennifer Hudson hit NYC and chopped it up with the Breakfast Club at Power 105.1. During her sit down with Angela Yee, Charlemagne and DJ Envy, J Hud spoke about her new album, working with Pharrell, her dream acting role and more.

Watch the full interview above. Jennifer’s third studio album, JHUD, is available on iTunes and in stores now.

Video: Nardwuar vs. Flosstradamus

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s only right that Dem Flosstradamus Boyz collide with Nardwuar for a one-of-a-kind interview. And in true Nardwuar fashion, he makes this an entertaining watch. Watch them square off above.

KiT f/ Sasha Go Hard – I Sell Everything

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Produced by StakzDaProducer

The Holy KiT is back, and he’s got Sasha Go Hard riding shotty. And best believe, everything is for sale. Buy low, sell high — that’s what Kit and Sasha are on. Check out this hustler music below. Maybe they’ll give you the player price?

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The O’My’s – Harmonize

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

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Produced by Blended Babies

This is a cover song. But the twist is, this is a cover song of a song you’ve never heard. So if a cover song is recorded and we’ve never heard the original, does the original even exist? It gets deep. I’ll let them explain further.

A Cover of song you may never hear from an album that may never come out. Originally written for BlacRoc 2 by Dan Auerbach and Chuck Inglish years ago in Brooklyn New York the song found its way into the hands of the O’my’s via there producers Blended Babies and ended up being covered by them circa the “Chicago Style” sessions.

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Rockie Fresh – Hesitate

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Peezy and Cam.

The wait for new music from Rockie Fresh is over as Rockie unleashes his latest offering, titled “Hesitate”. This joint’s short and sweet, so don’t hesitate to run it back a few times.

Check out “Hesitate” below and keep an ear out for more new music from Rockie.

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Video: Chase Chill – Ball Player

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Cholly for High Vision Films.

Something brand new from Chase Chill, who’s currently on the Banco tour with Jefe Cartel’s Shorty K and Sir Michael Rocks. Watch Chase’s new clip, “Ball Player” above.

Lil Bibby – Tomorrow

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Honorable C.N.O.T.E.

While Bibby’s cooking up the official video for “We Are Strong” with Kevin Gates, Honorable C.N.O.T.E. liberates the tagless version of “Tomorrow” from Free Crack 2 via his From Then Til Now mixtape.

That Annie sample is too mean. Grab the tagless version of “Tomorrow” below.

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Tree – BEEF (#TreeMix)

| September 23, 2014 | 1 Comment


His royal Treeness is back with this week’s #TreeMix, and on this Tuesday Biggie’s “What’s Beef?” is up for grabs. What is beef? Well, it’s many different things to many different people, but press play to understand just what Tree considers beef. Hopefully it’s not what’s for dinner.

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A-Villa f/ AZ, Havoc, Freeway & Macie Stewart – A Day In The Life

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by A-Villa

I feel like we’ve been waiting on this Villa project for 4-5 years now, but the end is near as today Closed Sessions revealed the official release date for Carry on Tradition: November 4th, 2014. So today they decided to drop off another taste, and this one comes in the form of “A Day In The Life” featuring AZ Sosa, Havoc (of Mobb Deep), Philly Freezer and Macie Stewart (formerly of Kids These Days). Quite the all-star cast.

Carry On Tradition will be released on 11/4 via Closed Sessions & also features Killer Mike, Lil’ Fame, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T., Roc Marciano, N.O.R.E., Fashawn, Freddie Gibbs, Kool G Rap & many more…

“When I originally made the beat, it was just a main melody loop of strings and keys with some programmed drums over it. Sonically, I was inspired by Raekwon & Ghostface’s song “Heaven & Hell”, but I wanted to make it an introspective record about a hustler’s come up from the street life to the rap game. And as time passed, I kept going back to the beat and adding more elements. I chopped the melody up more, I played live drums over it, and I wrote a hook that I felt required a female vocalist. So I reached out to the best female vocalist I knew, Macie Stewart, formerly of the popular group Kids These Days. She came to the studio, re-worked the hook, and added some beautiful harmonies throughout. I then sent the beat to AZ, who I knew would set off the track in a classic way. He rapped from the perspective of a hustler that survived the game, did it his way, and is now living the good life. That same approach and theme continued on with Havoc of Mobb Deep and Freeway, both of whom added their own personal narrative to a day in the life of a hustler. Lastly, I orchestrated even more live instrumentation into the track with Graham Burris playing some bass guitar and some live horns at the end by Nico “Donnie Trumpet” Segal, also formerly of the group Kids These Days. Overall, the song has an epic and triumphant feel to it. I’m very happy with the way it came out. It’s one of my favorite songs on my album and I hope everyone enjoys it.”

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