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M-Rock – Best of Nate Dogg

March 21, 2011 by

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Here is a nice tribute tape to Nate Dogg, who unfortunately passed last week, done by Da What fam M-Rock.

XV – Thanks For The Donuts (J. Dilla Tribute)

February 8, 2011 by

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Yesterday was the birthday of the late J Dilla.  In honor, one of our Top 10 to Watch For, XV released a collection of tracks he has done over Dilla beats throughout his career.

KingHellBastard – A Tribe Called Bastard

November 10, 2010 by

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“KHB has never been interested in the hype-over-substance world of here-today/gone-tomorrow mixtapes, so it is only fitting that our sole contribution to the medium opts for a different template. Instead of jumping on instrumentals from the latest pop-rap radio singles, we decided to see how our previously recorded verses would hold up when synched with […]

R.I.P. Eyedea

October 18, 2010 by

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One of Minnesota’s most talented (and fastest) emcees, Michael “Eyedea” Larson passed away yesterday of unknown causes. Personally, he was one of my favorite Rhymesayers. Underground hip hop has definitely lost one of the greats. Let’s all listen to some Eyedea&Abilities in his honor. **UPDATE: Eyedea’s mother has set up a paypal account in his […]

Ta-ku – Dilla Tribute Beatape

October 15, 2010 by

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Check out this doep beat tape from Ta-ku.  These were made over the last two years with a common theme of Dilla-esque sound and make up just part 1 of Ta-ku’s tribute series.

Phene & Dj Dub Floyd – Pete Rock Tribute Cypher (VIDEO)

August 24, 2010 by

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“Remember when MC’s rhymed for fun? For the sport of it… Central Pennsylvania native Phene recently stopped by The Boiler Room, where DJ Dub Floyd creates all of his magic. While vibing to a collection of Pete Rock instrumentals, director Stephen Philms let the camera roll and captured some cypher footage. Completely unscripted, fun hip-hop. This is the 2nd installment in the Phene/DJ […]

Methuzulah & Dj Synthesis Present – “The Kumite”

April 27, 2010 by

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It is easy to appreciate something once it is gone but it is a lot tougher to express that appreciation before it is too late. This record was put together at the end of last year by Atlanta emcee Methuzulah and also features some of the ATL Underground’s finest. Remind you… This song was put together months […]