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Atmosphere – Kanye West

I dont think this is a song paying homage to Yeezus. It’s dope nonetheless….

This is the first single from Atmosphere, off his upcoming album, Southsiders. The album will be out on May 6th. You can pre-order the album now, and receive two of the album singles, including ‘Bitter’ instantly! If you order it from Fifth Element, you will get an exclusive sticker and the album autographed! Want more? Bundle your Atmosphere pre-order with a Fifth Element exclusive Southsiders t-shirt or crew neck sweatshirt: http://bit.ly/Southsiders

In the meantime, stream the track above.

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2Pac – Old School (Cookin’ Soul Remix)

Who doesn’t love when homage is paid to the golden era? Cookin’ Soul puts a nice spin on one of my favorites from Pac’s ’95, Me Agaisnt The World. Spin it! 

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Stream: Los Rakas – El Negrito Dun Dun & Ricardo

The album’s finally here! Los Rakas latest release El Negrito Dun Dun & Ricardo sees the Panamanaian brothers doing their thing! If you haven’t caught their video single No Tan Listo, then you can listen to it now! Stream it and if you’re digging it, then support it!

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Listen To Nas’s ‘Illmatic XX’!

The time is ‘Illmatic’, and here’s the album in all of its entirety! For those of you who haven’t heard this album at anytime before this point, you might as well go grab it or listen to it online. This is 20 years to celebrate, and Nas isn’t stopping at anytime. Matter of fact, stream the album above AND go cop it!

Oh yea, New York, don’t forget to check out ‘Time Is Illmatic’ tomorrow night, where Nas will be performing his magnum opus in its entirety!

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Suff Daddy Introduces ‘BeatGeeks’ To Los Angeles Tonight!

As you may have known, Suff Daddy has been a WIB favorite for quite some time. He has just released an album with Torky Tork (read our review), and now he’s introducing Los Angeles to his bi-weekly event that takes place in Berlin called ‘BeatGeeks’.

Tonight’s event will include the Los Angeles elite: DJs Expo, Inka One (BOOMBOX), Ohmega Watts, MNDSGN, Computer Jay, Stro Elliot (The Procussions), and more! This event will be taking place in Koreatown at ESCALA, with NO COVER! Come..

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Listen to Nas’s 1991 Demo Tape

So today, Nas‘s #IllmaticXX is released to the masses; 2o years since the release of his magnum opus. The album that brought you a breath of fresh air that spelled out alphabetically the dark tales of streetlife that went down in Queensbridge. Nas has always been an amazing storyteller, and continues to shape anything that comes to mind into a chilling, yet real-life story. His words are THAT powerful.

But what if we took a trip to the past to see how it all came to be? I’m sure that some of you guys have heard the tale of..

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HashFinger’s ‘Lessons’ Now Out On Vinyl! (U.K.)

HashFinger, one of Yorkshire’s finest, has finally got a release on vinyl! I’ve been waiting for this since the beginning of days, and it feels only correct that a man who digs further than an oil-hungry tycoon for unorthodox samples finally ends up on the classic format. Lessons is not a new release to be fair, but one definitely worth revisiting, and definitely one worthy of your record collection. Order it on Bandcamp after the jump…

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