Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2009«

Eminem vs. Mariah Carey

July 31, 2009 by


It has been known for quite a while that Eminem and Mariah Carey are not great friends. It has been goin for a while but the beef has escaltaed recently with 2 separate songs. Mariah’s “Obsessed” is a response to what Em said on his Relapse album and now Em’s new song “The Warning” is […]

Brother Ali – Us

July 29, 2009 by


Here’s another Rhymesayer who I haven’t seen too much from in a while. This new single, Us, is off his upcoming album of the same title. This is one more uplifting and powerful song from Ali, and I really think the video helps add to that as well. The album drops September 22nd.

The Grouch & Eligh – !BOOM! ft. Slug

July 29, 2009 by


New release from The Grouch & Eligh featuring Slug. Produced by AmpLive who is also featured in the video. I think all of their versus kill the chorus but it’s not bad. You can dowloand the track at

New Releases

July 28, 2009 by


Just thought I would give you guys an update on some stuff that dropped today.

Top 10 to Watch For – Mixtape!

July 26, 2009 by


Having finished the Top 10 To Watch For series, I have put together a mixtape featuring 1 of my favorite songs of each artist (honorable mention and numbers 10-1). In case you started reading in the middle of the series, or missed a few downloads. Hopefully this will give everyone a taste of what each […]

Top 10 to Watch For – #1 Wale

July 24, 2009 by


I would be surprised if you hadn’t already heard of Wale as he is becoming bigger and bigger every day (although not quite at Drake’s pace). Hailing from the DMV (Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia) he has taken it upon himself to gain respect for his hometown. With his single and video now on rotation on […]

Nas & Damian Marley Grammy Museum Interview

July 21, 2009 by


Nas & Damian Marley recently sat down with the Grammy Museum for an interview about their upcoming album Distant Relatives, scheduled to come out at the end of the summer (we’re looking at early August). You can see them perform live this summer at Rock the Bells. Hit the jump to see the trailer for […]

Top 10 to Watch For – #2 Blu

July 17, 2009 by


Blu is the most talented lyricist on my top 10 to watch for list. Every time I find a song with this guy, I am impressed by his verse no matter who he shares the track with.

1st Class – The Future of Classic

July 15, 2009 by


1st Class is probably the newest group we’ve blogged about so far, this is their first production together ever. You definitely haven’t heard of them. Yet. Coming out of the Bay Area, Salt Lake City, and Boulder, CO, 1st Class is made up of emcees Mr. Smith and Sick Sense, and producer Skinwalker. I got […]

Melanie Fiona – Live Jam Session with the Illadelphonics

July 13, 2009 by


Melanie Fiona just dropped a mixtape this past Saturday of a live session she held with the Roots, ?uestlove. This tape is a must download, great music and great vocals! She is a Toronto signer who has had some hype surrounding her as we wait for her debut album.