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Joe Cool – I Wanna Sell Drugs
By September 20, 2011
Joe Cool – I Wanna Sell Drugs

West Coast up and comer Joe Cool drops the latest self produced song off of his upcoming mixtape, Cooley Hi. Check out the music below:

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Primary Element – Girls, Girls Girls
By September 19, 2011
Primary Element – Girls, Girls Girls

Our friends Primary Element just passed along this new joint as a preview of what’s to come in their October drop of Superheroes and Zombies. Be on the lookout for additional music before then…

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Scroobius Pip ft. Sage Francis, Metermaids & Cecil Otter – Let Em Come (Redux)
By September 19, 2011
Scroobius Pip ft. Sage Francis, Metermaids & Cecil Otter – Let Em Come (Redux)

Early this month, Brooklyn duo Metermaids released their sophomore LP, Rooftop Shake. The album was the duo’s first release through Sage Francis’ Strange Famous Records, and in the spirit of keeping things in the (new) family, rappers Sentence and Swell, along with Sage and Cecil Otter, are now joining fellow SFR artist Scroobius Pip for […]

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Michael Francis – Off The Chain (Prod. The University)
By September 19, 2011
Michael Francis – Off The Chain (Prod. The University)

Here’s the debut single from Michael Francis, “Off The Chain” produced by The University. It’s off the upcoming Cold Heart Chronicles due out 10/31. Francis is affiliated with one of my favorite up and coming artists, The ILLZ, so you know I had to check out the material. Like what I’m hearing.

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Jelani – Growing Pains
By September 18, 2011
Jelani – Growing Pains

Jelani keeps pumping out the music. I love his thought provoking tracks as he teams with his production partner Durkin. He says of this song: As Frederick Douglass once said, “Without struggle, there is no progress”. Using that as my inspiration, I penned an optimistic track about frustration when you’re trying to move forward and make […]

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Azad Right ft. Jenilee – Diamond in the Rough
By September 18, 2011
Azad Right ft. Jenilee – Diamond in the Rough

Azad’s debut mixtape, The Time Is Right drops September 20th via Djbooth.net. Check this new promo track out featuring Jenilee.

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TIME – Can’t Come Down (Prod. TIME)
By September 17, 2011
TIME – Can’t Come Down (Prod. TIME)

Our #NT friend TIME breaks us off with a new, self produced joint. Listen below:

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By September 16, 2011
Th3k!d – Me Myself & I (Music Video)

NYC up and comer Th3k!d (The Kid) drops a new music video for “Me, Myself & I” off of his latest mixtape, Stressful Mind.

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By September 16, 2011
Kendrick Lamar x OnDaSpot Freestyle

Kendick kicking a few bars on Invasion Radio. Looking forward to that album.

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Azad Right ft. The Bridge – Stained
By September 14, 2011
Azad Right ft. The Bridge – Stained

California’s Azad Right drops his last promo track before his upcoming mixtape, The Time is Right, gets released on the 21st. The thoughtful track is produced by Jonathan Marquez. Listen below:

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GhostWridah – No Church In The Wild
By September 14, 2011
GhostWridah – No Church In The Wild

Miami’s GhostWridah does justice to Jay & Ye’s “No Church in the Wild” instrumental from Watch the Throne. Good stuff, courtesy of The 305. Listen/Download below:

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By September 9, 2011
Ess Vee – Backyard Sippin’ (Music Video)

Jersey up and coming artist Ess Vee drops off his latest music video that’s smooth as hell. Wish I could have had this record earlier in the Summer. If you’re liking it, download it below:

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Talent Couture Ft. Gerald Walker – All Around The World (Prod. By Mak)
By September 8, 2011
Talent Couture Ft. Gerald Walker – All Around The World (Prod. By Mak)

The grind never stops as Talent recruits Gerald Walker for his first leak off of his upcoming mixtape, A New Light. Look for that to drop in the coming months. For now, check the music:

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G.o.D. Jewels – Everything I Touch
By September 8, 2011
G.o.D. Jewels – Everything I Touch

Jewels is clearly repping Chicago in his new single art for “Everything I Touch.” Definitely look for him to pick up steam with releases this Fall. Support the #NT kid:

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By September 6, 2011
Maple Hoodie – UNM 40 (Music Video)

Our friends over at GFM dropped off this music video for up and comer Maple Hoodie. Some nice, rapid fire lyricism here. Looking forward to hearing more from the kid. If you’re digging the track, download it here.

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SLik d – Sunsets
By September 3, 2011
SLik d – Sunsets

I can always count on EM to spot some dope music from the underground. This one is from Long Beach, CA rapper SLik D and pretty much epitomizes the Summer. If you know my musical preferences, I’m in to the type of chill music the most. That’s why I love what Clif Soulo did with […]

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