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Download: Elements of Change “Another Hold Up”

Some lush instrumentation and dope rhyme styles coming out of San Francisco circa 1992. Elements of Change consisted of MCs Schwinn and T-Mor. This track, “Another Hold Up,” comes off their 1992 eponymous release, produced by Bay Area underground legend TD Camp, whose later work with Bored Stiff, Mac Dre, Nickatina, Heiro, Goapele, and Snoop    […]

Music Video: Goodie Mob ft. Outkast “Black Ice”

In honor of the recent Goodie Mob reunion and the upcoming Outkast reunion, I’d like to post a collaboration of these perennial southern favorites. From Goodie Mob’s 1998 album, Still Standing, “Black Ice” more than stands the test of time. This track was produced by the Dungeon Family’s Mr. DJ, whose credits include such memorable    […]

4 Rappers to Watch Out For in 2014

Okay, here’s my list (in no particular order). Mark my words, this year you will see a lot more of these rising stars. Watch em! 1. Sasha Go Hard (Chicago) We been listening to this youngster for a while and her flow just keeps getting better. I like Sasha Go Hard because she tells stories.    […]

Video: Bankai Fam “Move On”

NEW VIDEO: from Bankai Fam “Move On”Produced by Azaia Bankai Fam is a group from Crown Heights Brooklyn. Listen to a live freestyle and our interview with them here.