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March 2013

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Video: Freddie Gibbs Performs “Thuggin” at Paid Dues 2013

posted by Alberto March 31, 2013

Some footage has surfaced of Freddie Gibbs’ set at Paid Dues 2013 in San Bernardino, California. Check out his performance of the Madlib-produced “Thuggin” above and be on the lookout for more footage to surface from his set.

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Yasiin Bey & Mannie Fresh – Black Jesus

posted by Alex March 31, 2013

bjsBack in the day, we would of never thought that Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Mannie Fresh would ever make a track together. That was back in the day of course, today it’s a little different with the release of “Black Jesus”. This track shows us all what type of magic these two are capable of making. “Black Jesus” is the first release from their upcoming collaborative album, OMFGOD. Take a listen below.  Continue Reading

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Video: Queens of the Stone Age Debut New Song at Lollapalooza Brazil

posted by Oscar March 31, 2013

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Queens of the Stone Age headed down to São Paulo to play Lollapalooza Brazil where they debuted a new song, “My God is the Sun.” During what was their first live appearance since 2011, QOTSA (featuring Jon Theodore of the Mars Volta on drums filling in for Dave Grohl for live performances) gives us a look into the band’s forthcoming, sixth studio album, …Like Clockwork, due out in June on Matador Records.

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R.I.P. Rap – Guru / Gang Starr Edition @ Sub-T

posted by Alex March 31, 2013

1900_500035686721456_1200226215_nHead over to Sub-T Lounge on Wednesday April, 3rd where Ground Lift Media and the lovely, Ms. Chicago will be presenting the Guru/Gang Starr edition of R.I.P. Rap. DJ Trew and DJ Scend will be playing nothing but Guru, Gang Starr, and DJ Premier all through the night. There will be a live art exhibit by DMNOLOGY as well as a live beat set by Max & Pore. The event is free before 11PM with an RSVP to riprapchicago@gmail.com, after 11PM the cover will be $5. Check out DJ Scend’s Guru tribute below, he recorded it for his radio show back in 2010. The mix should hold you down until Wednesday night. See ya’ there! Continue Reading

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Chingo Bling-Brown n Proud

posted by Alberto March 31, 2013

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Chingo Bling celebrates Cesar Chavez’ birthday with a new track titled “Brown n Proud” off of his forthcoming project, JUAN HUNNA. Listen to new song above and check back for the new project on April 19th.

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Video: Black Hippy Performs Live at Paid Dues 2013

posted by Alberto March 31, 2013

Black Hippy headlined last nights Paid Dues concert in San Bernardino, California. You can see Kendrick, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul perform the remix to Ab-Soul’s “Black Lip Bastard” up above. You can watch the crew perform the remix to “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe,” “Money Trees,” “m.A.A.d. city” and “Yay Yay” after the jump.

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