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Pusha T’s Fear of God mixtape has arrived. Listen to the whole thing and download below.

Download Mixtape Also, here’s a cool interview between Miss Info and Pusha T on his thoughts on making Fear of God without Malice.

It’s a good day for older mixtape gems. Here’s a new video from an old Freddie Gibbs mixtape.

Check out How I Feel from midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik.  You can listen to and download the mixtape below if you don’t have it already. Here’s the mixtape: Download Mixtape

Here’s some “new” J. Cole. This is apparently an unreleased track from The Warm Up sessions.

Whatever the case it’s 90 seconds of typical J. Cole goodness. Check it out The Good Son Pt. 1. Click here to download.  And if there’s anyway you missed The

There have been a lot of great tributes to Nate Dogg but who better to show love than Warren G, Snoop and Tha Dogg Pound.

Check out their performance at SXSW. Also, below are 2 Nate Dogg mixes from DJ Premier and DJ Skee. DJ Premier Tribute Click here to download. DJ Skee Tribute Click

Here are 3 new joints from Pusha T. Fear of God the mixtape drops next week. It’s about to be ree-diculous.

You can feel the heat from Spring coming with these. First up is I Still Wanna ft Rick Ross and Ab-Liva. Click here to download. Next is Feeling Myself ft

Here’s a cool new upbeat track from XV ft Pusha T called Awesome.

Feels like a summer time joint. Check it out. Click here to download.

Mobb Deep wasted no time getting in the studio once Prodigy came home. Check out Love Y’all More.

Alchemist is on the track.  There are tags from Funkmaster Flex, but you won’t mind… Click here to download.

Trademark Da Skydiver kicks some more meditative ish on Committed.

Check it out. If you need some more music to meditate to, click here. Click here to  download.

It’s a great day for lyricists. Next up is Pharoahe Monch.

The song is called Assassins (guess he and J. Cole are on the same wavelength these days) and features Jean Grae and Royce Da 5’9″. Oh yeah…the beat is fire

Here’s some new J. Cole. He and Big K.R.I.T. are carrying the torch for true Southern spitters.

The track is called Killers and there’s an interesting story behind it. Here’s the story: From Alex Haldi: Hello All, Unfortunately our first single leaked ahead of time but I

American Rapstar is the third song to drop from Big K.R.I.T.’s upcoming album. He’s 3 for 3.

Check it out. Click here to download.  Click here for more Big K.R.I.T.

Keeping it on the Cali underground tip, check out Blu on WhatUWanna by Dela.

This may be Blu’s best performance since Below The Heavens. Click here to download.  Here’s one of my favorite joints from Below the Heavens:

You can clearly hear the influence of Outkast in A.Dd’s music…but that’s a GREAT thing.

Check out their song Greedy. Click here to download.  Speaking of Outkast, here’s a dope track from back in the day:

Ab-Soul is one to watch. He consistently puts out good music that takes you on an aural journey.

The latest is his video for Picture That.  Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XicMahwAVXc&feature=player_embedded#at=229 And, click here if you missed some of his other more recent releases.

Here’s a double dose of new Kanye West. Check out the remix to All of the Lights and the promo video for Kanye’s appearance at SXSW.

The All of the Light remix features Lil Wayne, Big Sean and Drake and the visual is a mix up of some of Kanye’s best tracks.  Here’s the video and

50 Cent has been dropping some quality joints lately. All About Dough is the latest.

The track is ill and he’s kicking grimy verses.  Feels like 2003. Click here to download.

A couple of weeks ago, Nice & Smooth dropped a new video for a song that is 22 years old. Ironically, the song is called No Delayin’.

In celebration of the video, this week’s New World Auder (where Omar Akil re-arranges the tracks of an album for your listening pleasure) is of Nice & Smooth’s eponymous album.

Here’s a new Lupe Fiasco track that didn’t make the album. It’s called Stereo Sun.

Dope track.  Maybe this is more the direction he wanted to go in before his label battles…The album is solid though.  Click here to buy it.  Support good music. Click

New EPMD??? Yeah, that’s right…and it’s to the beat of The Breaks.

Check out Don’t Get Clapped. Click here to download.  And here’s Kurtis Blow’s The Breaks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KMrPDiw8PQ

Trademark Da Skydiver and Young Roddy go in on a classic Oukast beat on their song Figure 8.

Outkast’s Hollywood Divorce ft Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg was slept on a bit because it was on the Idlewild soundtrack.  It was a monster though.  The Jets do it

Travis Barker’s song Just Chill is just that–a laid back meditative track featuring contemplative rhymes by Beanie Sigel, Bun B and Kobe.

It’s cool to see Travis Barker doing these collabos. Dude has been on a journey. Click here to download.

This week’s playlist is the first in a series dedicated to the greatest producers in hip-hop. First up is the legendary DJ Premier.

Primo burst onto the national scene more than 23 years ago and has been a hip-hop staple ever since. He represents guaranteed credibility for any project he touches and has

Here’s another mixtape from a hot newcomer: Dom Kennedy.

Check out The Original Dom Kennedy. You can listen to the whole thing and download it below. Download Mixtape

Terrace Martin is one of the hottest new beat makers out there. Here’s a whole EP full of solid joints.

It’s called The Sex EP. Like the title, it comes in many varieties. There’s some funk, some jazz, some slow joints…oh, and some hip-hop. Listen to the whole thing below.

Dee Goodz does justice to this 9th Wonder beat. And that’s saying something because the beat is TOUGH.

This is winning.  Check out The 10th Wonder of the World.

Here’s one more from the good folks holding it down for the South–new Big K.R.I.T.

This one is called Time Machine. It’s comfort food for your mental. Just a little less than 2 weeks left before K.R.I.T.’s album drops. Click here to download.

Keeping it on the Southern tip, here’s some new Curren$y. It’s called Soundbombin’.

With live drums, organ and bass, that’s exactly what he’s doing. It’s amazing how much more dynamic tracks sound with live instruments. Click here to download.

Rapper Big Pooh got his shine earlier. Now it’s 9th Wonder and Phonte’s turn.

Check out Lil B’s Base For Your Face ft Jean Grae and Phonte (RHYMING) and produced by 9th Wonder. Throw in an old Public Enemy sample and it = Fire.

Asher Roth is slowly making a comeback. Back Home with Chip Tha Ripper keeps him moving in the right direction.

He’s been on joints with The Kid Daytona, TiRon, Blu, Kev Brown and Nottz lately, and all have been good looks. Back Home is as well. Check it out. Click

Next up is a brand new mixtape from Rapper Big Pooh called FatBoy Fresh Vol. 1

It’s good to see all 3 Little Brothers putting in work, even if not together. This joint is on the mixtape, along with some other bangers: Below is the tracklist

It’s a good day for mixtapes. First up is Rittz who killed it a few months ago with Fulla Sh*t ft Yelawolf and Big K.R.I.T.

That song and more are on the mixtape White Jesus.  Dude spits. You can listen to the whole thing and download it below. And here’s the video for the title

MED’s Where I’m From is funky. Funky enough to have the mighty Kurupt jump on it.

Aloe Blacc is on the hook. This is a good look. Check it out. MED – Where I’m from feat. Kurupt & Aloe Blacc by stonesthrow

Most covers of current songs are wack or ok at best but XV really goes in on Lupe’s Words I Never Said track.

Dude really just murders it. Props to them both for elevating hip-hop with intelligent lyricism. Words I never said… Click here to download..

Speaking of grimy rhymes, Raekwon and Havoc, 2 of the best to ever do it, go in on Your World & My World.

This is another banger off Raekwon’s Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang album. Click here to support the Chef and buy the album. Click here to download.

Newcomers A.Dd+’s song Slow Tempo is pretty ill. It’s got a jazzy, Freestyle Fellowship feel to it.

The flow and tempo of the track change up throughout to keep it interesting but it stays on point. Click here to download.  Here’s some of that Freestyle Fellowship for

Speaking of Ghostface, here’s a New World (Au)der for his album Apollo Kids where we re-arrange the tracks for your listening pleasure.

NEW WORLD (AU)DER: GHOSTFACE KILLAH “APOLLO KIDS” If this cat doesn’t go down as one of the all time greats when its all said and done, then all future hip

Action Bronson reminds me a lot of Ghostface Killah…in a good way.

The song is called Barry Horowitz.  Peep his voice, flow and subject matter.  The resemblance is kinda bugged, but the track is hot. Click here to download.

Pusha T jumps on the Put It Down track. His version is Cook It Down.

Boi-1da can’t be mad at having Bun B, Drake and Pusha spit on his track. Click here to download.

Here’s a nice track from a producer named Side Effekt. No words, just cool beats.

If you spit, you might wanna get on this.  It’s called The Essence. Click here to download.

Reks has been MURDERING new tracks by legends like DJ Premier, Pete Rock, The Alchemist and more lately.

His new album also features tracks from other hot cats like Statik Selektah, Hi-Tek and Nottz. Now you can preview the whole album.  Click here to buy Rhythmatic Eternal King

Pharoahe Monch, Styles P and Phonte…get ready for Black Hand Side.

This is vintage–hot track #2 from Pharoahe Monch’s upcoming W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) album. Don’t get TOO excited about Phonte though. He’s singing, not rapping but he sounds good. Click