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Live from the 718

What up XXL Mag, checking in live from the 718, this your man Skyzoo, and for the next 5 days I'll be blogging for the site. So for the first blog entry in my week long stint as a guest ...

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STANDING OVATION

So we’re back to regular XXL this issue. Aight! Last month, we shook it up a lil’ bit with the first-annual Hip-Hop Soul issue, just to show y’all we know our R&B also. Rappers are showing their soft sides; why ...

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FEATURE: Evidence, Men at Work

Evidence is no slouch. In the two years since Dilated Peoples' last studio album, The Release Party, the West Coast lyricist has been recording at a dizzying pace. And his work ethic had paid off. Currently performing on the Rock ...

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Back To The Ski Mask Way…

NaS featuring DJ J-Love - 'Desert Eagle Mouth Pieces' NaS might lose everywhere else except on the microphone. While the other G.O.A.T. is showing his age (and his rap music disconnect), NaS just keeps pulling shit through his medulla oblongata. ...

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Details Emerge on Slaughterhouse Debut

Pharoahe Monch and Novel will be the only guests featured on Slaughterhouse’s self-titled debut album. The LP—starring group members Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5’9” and Crooked I—will feature sung hooks from Pharoahe and Novel, on two separate tracks. The ...

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