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Trick Daddy
Back By Thug Demand

Trick Daddy’s been running Miami so long that he seems exhausted—topically, at least. While Rick Ross exposes the underbelly of Dade County and Pitbull paints a multiculti politicized version of MIA, Trick Daddy Dollars has always made his money being ...

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Ghostface
More Fish

Sometimes leftovers can be just as good as the original meal. Such is the case with Ghostface’s latest offering, More Fish. At first glance, this follow-up to last year’s Fishscale seems like nothing more than a Theodore Unit compilation, as ...

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Young Jeezy
The Inspiration

Young Jeezy’s success wasn’t supposed to happen. His 2003 indie debut, Come Shop Wit’ Me, went mostly unheard, but his persistent mixtape grind led to a deal with Def Jam. Despite the hype, his first major label single, “Over Here,” ...

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Nas
Hip-hop Is Dead

Nas raised quite a few eyebrows when he announced that the title of his highly anticipated eighth studio album would be Hip Hop Is Dead. On a surface level, it appeared that one of the game’s most respected lyricists was ...

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UGK
Underground Kingz

During their six-year separation, UGK’s whole world turned upside down. With the OGs now in their 30s, Bun B has become hip-hop’s Kevin Bacon, and Pimp C, the most popular inmate since MC Ricky D. But more importantly, the kingdom ...

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Remedy:
The Top 10 Most Anticipated Albums of 2007

10 Cassidy ALBUM TITLE: To be determined LABEL: Full Surface/J ALBUM #: 3 QUARTER: Second BEGAN RECORDING: Spring 2006 BEATS: Swizz Beatz, Neo the Matrix, Hi-Tek, Nottz, Rockwilder, Bink FEATURES: John Legend, Marsha Ambrosius FIRST SINGLE: TBD FYI: In March 2006, Cassidy was released from prison after serving eight ...

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Throw Some Re’s On That Mix

Finally leaked to the internet after much hoopla. While it’s no “Walk It Out,” the Dre 3000 verse is satisfying enough. Writing’s kind of uninspired, flow is on point. Big Boi would be wise to make good with Andre while ...

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Rise of the Afro Hipster

Did everybody else catch this story the other day in the Style section of the New York Times about black people who are into cracka-ass cracka music like indie rock? (I know a lot of you d-bags are into fashion.) If ...

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