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Producers: The New Rappers

Way before the hit-and-run sneak attack on Prodigy and snaking Turtle on Entourage, Saigon was one of my favorite underground rappers. With each Alchemist-produced banger he concocted, the one constant that stood out despite his label, legal and personal fuckery was his seemingly innate ear for picking out good beats. Teaming up with Just Blaze was akin to mixing chocolate and peanut butter together, and when he claimed that his debut long-player, The Greatest Story Never Told would be entirely produced by the in-demand beatsmith I thought it was the greatest combination since a producer from Texas linked up with ...

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Blame Canibus

It’s awfully morbid business remembering the exact date when someone died. What do you even call such a thing? Death day? Death date? Death anniversary? ...

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UK Video Round-Up

Hi XXLMag.com readers, Joseph 'JP' Patterson here with a brand new blog for you all to get your teeth (or dentures) stuck into. Introducing JP's ...

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No Sell Out

During the initial Pop Rap explosion of Hammer and Vanilla Ice, to call someone a sell-out or trying to cross-over was the worst possible thing ...

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