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The Roots: ‘When The People Cheer’; New Album Cover & Release Date

The Roots are currently working on their 11th studio album called And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. In an interview with XXL, Black Thought goes over some of the details on what to expect from the album. “It’s conceptual; it’s another concept album in the spirit of undun, but it’s not just about just one kind of character, [&hellip

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De La Soul Hid ‘Smell The Da.I.S.Y’ Vinyl Across The World!

The following terms and conditions are going to play out like an easter egg hunt! De La Soul has hidden in various stores across the planet 100 copies of Smell The Da.I.S.Y. on vinyl. The difference is that the vinyl is all instrumentals. There will be 12 beats on there, which include all 11 from the mixtape, and [&hellip

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Record Store Day is THIS Saturday; Chuck D Named ‘Ambassador’…

This Saturday is Record Store Day. All DJ and vinyl lovers are expected to be out in full force at all the major (and the mom & pop) record stores, swap meets, and other various locations all across the world. This year, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands, Canada, France, Mexico, Italy, & Spain [&hellip

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Boogey – Salute feat. Sabre, Aduke & Lord V (Nigeria)

Nigerian emcee Boogey first blazed WIB  last year with the profound, thought-provoking video of his single ‘Sanctum‘ and has since been putting work on his upcoming project called TINNA (This Is Not An Acronym).  For his latest single called ‘Salute Me’, Boogey recruits emcees Sabre, Lord V and Afro-soul songstress Aduke to complete the cypher [&hellip

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Blu Releases Artwork & Tracklist for ‘Good To Be Home’…

So Blu has decided to pay homage to the LA music and culture scene with his new album, Good To Be Home. This double-LP has tons of Cali-based features as well as a guest spot from Prodigy (of Mobb Deep). Check out the tracklisting below as well as the album cover by Joseph Martinez. You can pre-order [&hellip

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Pharoahe Monch Releases Artwork + Tracklist for PTSD

In the next few days Pharoahe Monch will be dropping his highly-anticipated album, PTSD. Here’s the album artwork and the tracklist for the album, which boasts quite a few dope features! Album is out April 15th. Continue Reading

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Suff Daddy & Torky Tork – Carpet Patrol (Album Review)

It’s with great interest that I receive the news of a new Suff Daddy project. I’ve been following him for some time now and have thoroughly enjoyed his progress as a producer. He’s a busy guy. It doesn’t seem so long ago that I was listening to the Betty Ford Boys album (another of Suff [&hellip

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