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Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:17 PM
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By Drew Millard

Chief Keef to Make His NYC Debut at SOBs

Chief Keef to Make His NYC Debut at SOBs

The elevator pitch on Chief Keef is this: he's sixteen, from Chicago, and is currently on house arrest at his grandma's house. Read »

Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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By Rashaud Thomas

Big Sean, Curren$y, M.O.P., and Action Bronson Added to Rock the Bells

Big Sean, Curren$y, M.O.P., and Action Bronson Added to Rock the Bells

Big Sean, Action Bronson, M.O.P., Sean Price and Curren$y will join a roster of hip hop heavyweights -- Nas, Ice Cube, Red and Meth, DMX, Jadakiss, Prodigy from Mobb Deep. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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By Drew Millard

SpaceGhostPurrp Brings the Phonk

SpaceGhostPurrp Brings the Phonk

The rapper, aligned with A$AP Rocky’s crew and a formidable artist on his own, celebrated the release of his debut album Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp at SOB’s last night. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:10 PM
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By Drew Millard

Download Clams Casino's Instrumental Mixtape 2

Download Clams Casino's Instrumental Mixtape 2

The word “hypnagogic” gets thrown around a lot in music, almost to the point where it’s lost its meaning -- for the record, it means “of or relating to the state immediately before falling asleep.” Read »

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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By Drew Millard

Review: DMX Returns With The Weigh In

Review: DMX Returns With The Weigh In

For those who were there, DMX's recent concert at New York hip-hop institution S.O.B.'s was nothing short of legendary. Read »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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By Dale W. Eisinger

Lakutis - "Lakutis in the House"

Lakutis -

Hear a new track from the Das Racist running-man. Read »

Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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By Michael Tedder

Heavy D: An Appreciation

Heavy D: An Appreciation

An appreciation of hip-hop legend Heavy D, dead at 44. Read »

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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By Sara Frazier

Fabolous: NY Hip-Hop Has Gotten "Arrogant"

Fabolous: NY Hip-Hop Has Gotten

Fabolous talks trash about New York's hip-hop scene. Read »

Monday, Jul 11, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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By Ross Green

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Kicks Off

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Kicks Off

Week-long fest opens Monday at Brooklyn Bowl with the Show & Prove Super Bowl. Read »

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011 at 8:59 AM
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By Dale W. Eisinger

Q-Tip Drops Out of Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest

Q-Tip Drops Out of Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest

Headliner and show curator unexpectedly removes himself. Read »

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