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HOW FLY!

August 10, 2009 by

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As I mentioned in earlier posts #5 to Watch For Curren$y and #3 to Watch For Wiz Khalifa were working on a mixtape and it finally dropped! It actually was out yesterday but I was at Rock The Bells! His the jump for tracklist and download link.

Ryan Leslie Makes a Hit

August 10, 2009 by

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My homie Chris Barajas turned me to this guy named Ryan Leslie. He went to Harvard at the age of 15 and after graduating went to Julliard to pursue his music career. Above is a video of him making his song, Addiction starting with drums ending with vocals. Then after the jump is the official […]

Rashid Hadee – 808s and Hadee

August 10, 2009 by

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Unfortunately I do not know a ton about this guy other than he produces and raps on all his own stuff. I got a mixtape for yall where he redid the beats from Kanye’s Latest album, 808s and Heartbreak, and then raps over his new stuff. I really like it and think you should check […]

Emmanuel Jal

August 6, 2009 by

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Emmanuel Jal is a former child soldier and current musician from Sudan. Jal became a soldier for the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) after his father joined the SPLA and his mother was killed by government soldiers. He was liberated from his SPLA days by Emma McCune, who adopted him and took him to Kenya. […]

Rafael Casal – The Grinch’s Lesson in Bay Area Slang

August 3, 2009 by

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Rafael Casal (a.k.a. Mr.Getback) is a Bay Area artist all over the arts world. He’s mostly known for his slam poetry, being a two time BNV Poetry Slam Champion and a three time cast member of Def Poetry. He was recently featured in Bill Ayers’ Handbook of Social Justice in Education and co-wrote a Hip […]

S1xt6en & Townez

August 2, 2009 by

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These are two rappers from Newport News (aka Bad News) VA. Imma do a more in depth type post later on but in the mean time, here is some real good listening. Hosted by the famous Tapemasters Inc (worked with Kanye, Andre 3000 as well as others) and production from Best Kept Secret (works with […]