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Paul Wall
Get Money, Stay True

Thanks to his ties with Swishahouse and a star-making verse on fellow Texan Mike Jones’ “Still Tippin’,” Paul Wall found himself at the forefront of Houston’s rap resurgence in 2005. Despite his lack of melanin, Paul earned props among his ...

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Mistah F.A.B.
The Baydestrian

After gaining regional acclaim with his 2005 disc, Son of a Pimp, Mistah F.A.B. became a hyphy poster boy. It wasn’t long before Atlantic Records came calling. But the Oakland raider’s major-label breakthrough recently hit a hurdle when his “Ghost ...

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Guru
Jazzmatazz, Vol. 4

When Guru started his Jazzmatazz series back in 1993, it was a genuine nod to the forebearers of hip-hop. The project successfully married his stoic rhymes with the smooth sounds of various jazz greats. But somewhere along the line, the ...

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40 Cal
Broken Safety 2

Thanks to their consistent mixtape onslaught, the Diplomats reign supreme when it comes to gritty street anthems. While core members Cam’ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana have been able to find mainstream success, the same has not held true for ...

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