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Listen to Joell Ortiz, “Lil’ Piggies”
If anyone has been through the industry wringer, it's Joell Ortiz. In the middle of the last decade, during hip-hop's ringtone dynasty era, the Brooklyn MC made a name for himself as a gritty, animated realist. He signed to Aftermath when the reverberations of Get Rich or Die Trying were still ringi…
Slaughterhouse “Party”
S on their chests. Shortly after announcing their Glasshouse Tour, Slaughterhouse drop a teaser to their forthcoming stops across the United States called “Party.” The four housemen bring their lyrical onslaught on the Cardiak and Just Blaze production...
Ranking The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher Verses
Last night, BET aired its annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, which means one thing: cyphers. While the awards themselves are more often than not treated as an afterthought at the ceremony, the cyphers still have the potential to make waves. With an early clip of Kendrick Lamar's appearance leaking week…
Slaughterhouse Takes Over Highline Ballroom
Last night (July 16th), Hip Hop’s most formidable supergroup, Slaughterhouse, took over the Highline Ballroom in downtown NYC.
The feeling of anticipation in the air was palpable, as the Slaughterhouse fans waited for the supergroup to arrive
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