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Dopest Albums of 2013

posted by Oscar December 12, 2013

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Continuing with our year-end lists, the second compilation we tackled focused on our favorite albums of the year. Instead of considering all full-length releases, we’ve separated albums and mixtapes into two different categories  so this list will focus on the more traditionally-inclined records and next week we’ll be announcing our list of favorite mixtapes. Some of our favorite releases include the return of Arcade Fire and the most anticipated record of the year, Kanye’s Yeezus. Again, this consists of our Top 12 releases but it is not a ranked list.

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J. Cole “Funkmaster Flex” Freestyle + Chicago Meet & Greet

posted by Alberto June 18, 2013

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J. Cole stopped by to visit Funkmaster Flex and gave him some freestyles. Check out the first clip above and the other two after the jump. Hit the jump to see details on J. Cole’s meet and greet session on June 23rd (the same day as his Dollar & A Dream show.) Continue Reading

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Video: J. Cole Explains “Let Nas Down”

posted by Alberto June 7, 2013

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J. Cole held a listening session for his sophomore album in 9 different cities last night. We managed to make it out to the listening event here in Chicago despite it being a bit too cold. J. Cole was in New York at the official listening party and talked to the crowd before they listened to the album. Up above you can see Cole talk about his struggles to make a hit single. Check out part two after the jump.  Continue Reading