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Cormega Sticks To Hip-Hop’s Roots On ‘Mega Philosophy’

Ever since Nas declared "Hip-Hop Is Dead" on his eighth studio LP, a growing number of rappers have added their voices to the art form’s eulogy. Awakening from his five-year hibernation, Queens MC Cormega returns to decry the flossed out state of hip-hop on Mega Philosophy. Throughout the LP, Mega aims his lyrical targets at greedy record execs, artists willing to sell out and a public unwilling to hear the truth. He warns of the politics of record labels on his single, “Industry.” “Rappers hate each other, not the labels that got rich/They don’t care about culture, they only want profit/If ...

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