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Fresh gem from Common
9 months ago

Fresh gem from Common

Fresh off the release of his 11th studio album Black America Again, Common recruits a surprise guest list for the title track’s remix.

With a heavy jazz-influenced instrumental by Karriem …
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EMP Channels Rebellion
9 months ago

EMP Channels Rebellion

Strapped with baseball bats and black bandanas, Brampton, Ont. trio EMP create a flash mob in the cinematic video for their debut single, “Rebellion”.

The group — comprised of producer …
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A$AP Ferg: Still Striving
9 months ago

A$AP Ferg: Still Striving

The weather on Canada’s west coast reminds A$AP Ferg of his home city New York. “Today, it’s dreary, it’s rainy outside,” he says over the phone while on a Vancouver …
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Making Yams Proud
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9 months ago

Making Yams Proud

By  •  Reviews, Music

When thinking of Harlem rap collective, A$AP Mob, a few words come to mind: Brash. Flamboyant. Talented. Organized.

When digging deeper and considering the death of the Mob’s co-founder, friend …
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Nav: Worthy of co-signs
9 months ago

Nav: Worthy of co-signs

By  •  Tracks, Music

Rexdale rapper/producer, Nav, is on the come up. Speculations point to him being an XO-affiliate, and he’s earned many notable industry co-signs. On his new single, the artist paints muddy …
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Defying genres, generations
9 months ago

Defying genres, generations

The future of music is unpredictable, but at the same time it’s all around us in the present. Within the realm of urban music right now we’re able to uncover …
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Danny Brown gets psychedelic
9 months ago

Danny Brown gets psychedelic

Through the lens of a VHS camcorder, Danny Brown releases his hallucinogenic lyric video for Atrocity Exhibition posse-cut “Really Doe” featuring a star-studded line up of Ab-Soul, Earl Sweatshirt and …
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Skepta’s double Halloween treat
10 months ago

Skepta’s double Halloween treat

This Halloween, north London grime veteran Skepta released two new songs. One called “No Security” (Halloween Sound) and the other called “Worst,” feat. south London emcees, Section Boyz.

“No Security,” …
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Kevin Gates: Against the Odds
11 months ago

Kevin Gates: Against the Odds

Kevin Gates is no stranger to the rap game. Over the span of 10 years, he built and maintained a steady following in his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana with …
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’90s Soul: Bringing That Ol’ Thing Back
11 months ago

’90s Soul: Bringing That Ol’ Thing Back

It’s been 20 years since Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite came out. As a millennial, I grew up with two parents who were huge music heads, so you can imagine both …
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