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NOAH “40” SHEBIB EXPLAINS HOW HE CREATED HIS SOUND WITH DRAKE, SHARES PRODUCTION SECRETS IN MINI-DOC

by Zatoon

“We’re isolated here in Toronto in our own little world,” says producer and frequent Drake collaborator, Noah “40” Shebib. “There’s not a lot of big names popping by and it’s quiet and we can focus. So this is sort of like our army base offshore that we train for war in and then when we’re […]

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RJD2 is Back with his Best Single in Years

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RJD2 is the maniacal beat wizard behind some of the last two decade’s best music. If you live under a decidedly boring rock and don’t know what I’m talking about, go check out “Ghostwriter“, “Milk Tooth“, and “Smoke & Mirrors“. He consistently samples and adapts old grooves into the freshest glass of funk you have […]

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“SHE BE LOOKIN” Rojai x GYREFUNK

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GYREFUNK, an often overlooked contributor to the bay area modern funk scene, teams up with Rojai, frontman for SF Bay Area’s BAYONICS, for the titled track “She Be Lookin”. Filled with live instrumentation, the bassline and breakbeat are enough to start your heart racing. Adding Rojai’s infectious vocals, they’ve created what’s sure to be a […]

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TBT – Lupe Fiasco – Words I Never Said ft. Skylar Grey

by Zatoon

When it comes to the music industry, Lupe Fiasco is as real as they come. His past musical projects have shown this, but “Words I Never Said” solidifies his unique persona as a rapper. He has a lot to say and uses his music as a portal for these thoughts. His lyrics come through with […]

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Bayonics Releases “No Eres Tu”

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Bayonics released “No Eres Tu” video today, which is the spanish version of the catchy reggae tune “Not the One”, off the 2013 City Roots LP. With “No Eres Tu”, Bayonics and front man Rojai (Ro-juh) demonstrate their versatility and ability to pump out both english and spanish language jams. Bayonics has been featured on […]

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Gang Starr Hit Yo! MTV Raps Amidst Their 1994 Mass Appeal, With A Freestyle (Video)

by Zatoon

Throughout the history of Gang Starr, there were a host of important albums and movements. In the late 1990s, Guru and DJ Premier went gold (with a Top 10) in Moment Of Truth, gathering the award tour of a much-deserved greatest hits look follow-up, Full Clip. A decade prior, it was the gripping “Jazz Thing” […]

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N.W.A. Were Not the Only Ones to Say Eff The Police. J Dilla Did Too…

by Zatoon

The life and career of J Dilla (a/k/a Jay Dee) has become something of a legend. The Detroit, Michigan producer/MC made an indelible impact on music in a 10-year run between Fan-Tas-Tic, Vol. 1 and Donuts. With a thumping sound, a steadfast lyrical bravado, and a penchant for looking beyond the traditional sources of music, […]

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STEEL & REYES in San Francisco

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From painting to pizza, San Fransisco has got it all. And no one knows this better then locals Steel and Reyes. Check out their latest SF adventures and let them wet your appetites for colour and culinary delights. Tweet

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Ana Tijoux bringing Chilean hip-hop flavor to SF.

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By Galen Maloney on April 13, 2015 With the NY TImes calling her the South American Lauryn Hill, Ana Tijoux’s upcoming show at the Mezzanine in San Francsico is not a hard sell.  She is sexy as hell.  She raps.  She sings.  And she brings a live band to backup her smooth flows with everything […]

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Salutes MF DOOM By Performing 9 DOOM Songs (Video)

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Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos Def) has been vocal in the past about his love for fellow underground MC, MF DOOM. Bey has spent the past few months releasing videos of himself performing live covers of his favorite DOOM tracks as a project he’s called BEYONDOOM. The visual EP sees Yasiin rapping seemingly in the middle […]

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