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Jackin4Beats: 2Pac vs. NaS

Jackin4Beats: 2Pac vs. NaS

In 1996 during the height of the East Coast vs. West Coast rivalry, two of Hip-Hop’s biggest names both released records containing songs using Linda Clifford’s “Never Gonna Stop Loving You.” In February of that . . .


Jackin4Beats: Jay-Z x Big Boi

Jackin4Beats: Jay-Z x Big Boi

I first remember hearing this sample back in 2000, when Kanye West used it on “This Can’t Be Life” from Jay-Z’s The Dynasty: Roc La Familia. I recognized the beat from one of my favorite . . .


Death Grips: “@deathgripz”

Death Grips: “@deathgripz”

Sacramento’s Death Grips continue to ride their noisy wave of success with, believe it or not, a throwaway track named after their twitter account. “@deathgrips” was originally recorded during the Money Store sessions but did . . .


Jackin4Beats: EPMD x Kris Kross x Ghostface

Jackin4Beats: EPMD x Kris Kross x Ghostface

EPMD made Hip Hop history when they used this sample back in 1989 on their single, “Please Listen To My Demo,” from their sophomore album, Unfinished Business. Straight classic. Kris Kross and Redman would later . . .


Akomplice X Hieroglyphics – “Slaughter”

Akomplice X Hieroglyphics – “Slaughter”

Clothing company Akomplice has linked up once again with the Hieroglyphics crew for this run of snapbacks, tees and varsity jackets. As a bonus, they’ve dropped a new joint in support of their latest business . . .


Slick Rick – “Need Some Bad” (Prod. by DJ Premier)

Slick Rick – “Need Some Bad” (Prod. by DJ Premier)

Here’s a pairing of some serious Hip Hop legends. Slick Rick and DJ Premier get together for this track from The Sitter soundtrack, “Need Some Bad.”


ITSTHEMUTHAF***INREMIX: METHOD MAN – “ALL I NEED”

ITSTHEMUTHAF***INREMIX: METHOD MAN – “ALL I NEED”

In 1994, Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man released his critically acclaimed debut, Tical. The album featured the hit single, “All I Need.” In an effort to make the song more radio-friendly, Meth enlisted the talents of . . .


Mistah F.A.B. ft. Royce Da 5’9 & Talib Kweli – “In My City”

Mistah F.A.B. ft. Royce Da 5’9 & Talib Kweli – “In My City”

Coast-to-coast. Oakland’s Mistah F.A.B. teams up with Royce Da 5’9 and Talib Kweli on “In My City” from his new album, I Found My Backpack 2, which dropped on iTunes this Tuesday.


Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa ft. Juicy J – “Smokin On” (Audio)

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa ft. Juicy J – “Smokin On” (Audio)

Snoop and Wiz just dropped another song from their upcoming collaborative album and soundtrack, Mac & Devin Go To Highschool. “Smokin On” is the first track on the album and it doesn’t take a rocket . . .


Jackin4Beats: MF DOOM x Tyler, the Creator x Wiz Khalifa

Jackin4Beats: MF DOOM x Tyler, the Creator x Wiz Khalifa

Originally heard on one of MF DOOM’s instrumentals from his Special Herbs series, this sample would later be used again by DOOM on 2004′s “One Beer,” from his Mm…Food album on Rhymesayers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6nyT8QCnqo Tyler, the . . .


Freddie Gibbs x Madlib – Thuggin EP

Freddie Gibbs x Madlib – Thuggin EP

At last Friday’s Madlib Medicine Show tour stop in San Francisco, the Loop Digga announced a collaborative project with Midwest rapper Freddie Gibbs. Gibbs also debuted “Thuggin” and “Deep” from their EP, which is currently . . .


It’sthemuthaf***inremix: “I Got 5 On It”

It’sthemuthaf***inremix: “I Got 5 On It”

Since its early beginnings, Hip Hop has embraced the remix unlike any other music genre. Therefore, Boxcarflow has decided to add another weekly edition which we like to call IT’STHEMUTHAF***INREMIX. Each week, BCF will drop . . .


DJ Platurn x Mixerfriendly – Journey Into Sound

DJ Platurn x Mixerfriendly – Journey Into Sound

Here’s a mix collab DJ Platurn did with Mixerfriendly a couple of years back. The official press kit had this to say: This mix showcases what you can expect from a DJ Platurn live show: . . .


Jackin4Beats: Public Enemy X N2DEEP X Jay-Z

Jackin4Beats: Public Enemy X N2DEEP X Jay-Z

In 1988, Public enemy released their sophomore album, It Takes A Nation Of Millions to Hold Us Back, which featured the interlude, “Show ‘Em Whatcha Got.” The track featured a sample that would eventually be . . .


Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy & Sir Michael Rocks – 1st Place

Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy & Sir Michael Rocks – 1st Place

Here is the first single off the Jet Life / Jet World Order album dropping November 29th on Jets International/iHipHop Distribution. The album features all the Jet Life family and affiliates including Curren$y, Trademark Da . . .