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Capo Status

It was bad enough that Jim Jones somehow managed to win in a rap battle against Jay-Z ("Brooklyn High?" Pfft!), let alone the fact that Hustler's P.O.M.E. is a much better album than Kingdom Come, but the new video for ...

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Nas
Let It Go

On a chilly autumn evening, Nasir Jones is tucked into the penthouse lounge in the famed Chung King recording studios building. The room is standard studio issue—oversized black leather couches, big-screen TV, dusty ashtrays and dog-eared magazines—except for the view. Stretching ...

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December 1, 2006

With less than a week to go until the red carpet at The Apollo is rolled out for the return of Justo’s Mixtape Awards, it’s only right we pay our respects to Mixtapes’ #1 Fan, Justo Fiason. The mixtape innovator passed ...

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Something about Jeezy

Apparently The Inspiration leaked on Thursday. I haven’t downloaded it, but from the tracks I’ve heard at various sites on the Internet (and on the Drama mixtape I Am the Street Dream!), I have to admit that it’s shaping up ...

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Mr. Collipark
Hello New World

If you think Mr. Collipark is just that bald-headed, cigar smokin’ folk who makes “Whisper Song” clones, you’ve got a lot to learn. The man born Michael Crooms got his start in the late ’80s Atlanta music scene under the ...

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