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Cliff, Take Notes…

This shit is simple in the cRap music fantasy business. You can basically do whatever you want to do. You can sign Fifty Cent and Ja Rule to your label and make them into an R & B ...

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Q&A With DJ Skee

The 11th Mixtape Awards take place tonight in NYC at an undisclosed location. In honor of the event, I gave DJ Skee a shout to talk about the event and what it feels like to be nominated for a whopping ...

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Behind EPMD’s “Strictly Business”

Allhiphop.com's got a great behind-the-LP piece up with Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith talking about everything that went into making their 1988 LP, Strictly Business. My personal favorite nugget: “It’s My Thing” Produced By EPMD Erick Sermon: This is an ill story too. We ...

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Half Dead, Never Felt More Alive

What's always confused me about The Roots is that, for all their instrumental chops, they generally play into a more traditional hip hop structure on the mid album energetic tracks - "Clones", "Boom" - and then they let the live ...

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