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Run The Jewels – “Close Your Eyes (And Count to F**k)” (Video)

Run The Jewels – “Close Your Eyes (And Count to F**k)” (Video)

Powerful new visual from Run Jewels featuring Rage Against The Machine’s Zack De La Rocha. Directed by A.G. Rojas, the video depicts a battle between two exhausted men, a police officer and an unarmed black . . .


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 . . .


Vince Staples – “Nate” (video)

Vince Staples – “Nate” (video)

Frequent Odd Future collaborator, Vince Staples, takes you back-in-the-day in his latest visual for “Nate.” This track can be found on his mixtape, Shyne Coldchain II, which was just released last week. Hope y’all are . . .


House Shoes x Danny Brown – “Sweet” (video)

House Shoes x Danny Brown – “Sweet” (video)

Earlier this year, Detroit producer House Shoes (Elzhi, Guilty Simpson, Proof) released his debut album Let It Go. Here’s the animated video for his collaboration with Danny Brown called “Sweet.” I gotta say, this is . . .


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 . . .


JJ DOOM – “Guv’nor” (video)

JJ DOOM – “Guv’nor” (video)

If you haven’t checked out the new JJ DOOM project featuring (MF) DOOM and producer, Jneiro Jarel, do yourself a favor and cop it.  It’s one of this year’s best. In the meantime check out . . .


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 . . .


The Roots feat. Big K.R.I.T. – “Make My”

The Roots feat. Big K.R.I.T. – “Make My”

Featuring independent heavyweight, Big K.R.I.T., “Make My” is the first single from the Roots’ upcoming album, Undun. The album is scheduled to drop the first week of December. Press play below. The Roots Ft. Big . . .


El-P – “Drones Over BKLYN” (Uncensored)

El-P – “Drones Over BKLYN” (Uncensored)

El-P just dropped the uncensored version of “Drones Over BKLYN”, his track from the Adult Swim Singles Program. It has been nearly 4 years since I’ll Sleep When your Dead was released and he hasn’t . . .


Evidence – “Same Folks” ft. Fashawn (Video)

Evidence – “Same Folks” ft. Fashawn (Video)

Rhymesayers and Evidence dropped this video for “Same Folks”, a track on Evidence’s latest project, Cats & Dogs, slated for release on September 27th. Produced by Babu, “Same Folks” is a dope track both musically . . .


DOOM/STARKS (MF DOOM x Ghostface) – “Victory Laps”

DOOM/STARKS (MF DOOM x Ghostface) – “Victory Laps”

After patiently waiting 5 long years for the rumored DOOM/Ghostface project, Nature Sounds has recently released a “super limited” cassette single from the duo entitled, “Victory Laps.” The red-colored cassette can currently be purchased at . . .


Common featuring NaS – “Ghetto Dreams”

Common featuring NaS – “Ghetto Dreams”

Two of hip hop’s most gifted lyricists come together on “Ghetto Dreams,” from Common’s forthcoming project, The Dreamer, The Believer. According to Common, the entire album will be produced No I.D., who was responsible for . . .


Beatnick & K-Salaam Present…Never Can Say Goodbye

Beatnick & K-Salaam Present…Never Can Say Goodbye

A few years back, in the wake of Michael Jackson’s passing, producers Beatnick & K-Salaam paid a small tribute with the relase of Never Can Say Goodbye. Remixing a few of MJ’s earlier classics, they . . .


Kendrick Lamar f. RZA “Ronald Regan Era” Prod. by Tae Beast

The young Compton prodigy Kendrick Lamar comes correct in “Ronald Regan Era”, spitting fire over a live drum beat by Los Angeles native Tae Beast. The track features Rza, who only shows up in the . . .


“Nasty” by Nas

Nas recently dropped his new single, “Nasty,” from his upcoming album, Life Is Good. Classic throwback MCing right here people. You might want to keep a fire extinguisher nearby because Nas is spittin’ some serious . . .