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Saigon re-ups on his vows to hip-hop on Married to the Game. Check it out.

Click here to download. If you missed his first declaration of love for hip-hop, check this out:

Ice Cube’s Behind the Music drops tomorrow. Here’s a sneak preview.

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Tyler the Creator put together a pretty ill Summer Mix.

As you might expect, it’s pretty heavily Pharrell-influenced, but there are some cool surprises, as well. Here’s what Tyler had to say about it: Hi. I’m On A Big Tour

The mighty Pimp C’s album, Still Pimping, drops on 7/12. Check out his song Finer Things ft Slim Thug.

It’s sounding like this is going to be a hot album (not often the case for posthumous releases). Click here to download. And, check out What Up by Pimp C,

Kendrick Lamar’s Section 80 album is hands down one of the best of the year.

It’s a concept album about present day life for people born in the 80’s (the era of Reaganomics, the crack epidemic and the onset of AIDS). Fast-forward 20+ years and

A snippet of this new Common and Nas joint dropped a few weeks ago. Here’s the full song.

Check out Ghetto Dreams ft 2 of the illest MCs to ever do it. Click the arrow on the player to download it.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie dropped a crushing July 4th mix last year. Here’s part 2…

Click here to listen to and download Summertime 2.  The tracklist is below.  Here’s Part 1 if you didn’t get it last year. Here’s the tracklist: 1 Intro: Summer Breeze

Kendrick Lamar’s Section 80 album is now available.

If you’ve liked the leaks you’ve heard, you can click here to buy the album.  Below is one last free sneak peek, if you’re not convinced yet.  Check out No

Curren$y has the rare good fortune to be working 2 dope projects at the same time.

Smoke Break is not from his new Weekend at Burnie’s album, but it’s from the Covert Coup project he recently dropped with The Alchemist. Check out the video.

Yelawolf + CyHi Da Prynce = A dope first single. Check out Gangsta of Love.

This is from Yelawolf’s upcoming album, Radioactive. Click here to download.

Missy Elliott has always been one to push the boundaries of hip-hop and pop culture, generally.

She has been a pioneer musically and visually for nearly 15 years and she is the only female MC to have 6 platinum albums. Vh1 recently did a Behind the

Laced Cheeba is vintage Ghostface Killah.

This is from the upcoming Wu-Tang: Legendary Weapons album. The song also features Sean Price and Trife Diesel.  For a double dose of Wu, click here to download Make a

Here’s a new video from Curren$y ft Young Roddy and Trademark Da Skydiver.

Check out Still.  Curren$y’s Weekend at Burnie’s album is in stores now.  Click here to buy it.

It’s been 15 years since Jay-Z’s timeless Reasonable Doubt album was released.

To commemorate the anniversary, Philadelphia’s DJ Colby Colb just released this rare Jay-Z interview and Criminology freestyle from ’95, 10 months before he dropped Reasonable Doubt. Check it out. Also,

Mmm, mmm, mmm. Check out this documentary on Big Daddy Kane.

This is the latest installment of TV One’s Unsung series.  And, click here if you missed our Back in the Day mix.  It features lots of Kane and his contemporaries.

Here’s a new video from J Dilla’s 2006 Donuts project and it’s pretty awesome.

It’s a submission from a contest Stones Throw, Jay Dee’s label, is doing as part of their 15th anniversary celebration.  With Dilla passing the same year of Donuts’ release, the

Dom Kennedy’s album was also released today. Here’s a new song from him ft Asher Roth and Sir Michael Rocks.

Check out New Jeeps (stream only). Click here to buy the album, From the Westside With Love II.

J Rawls and Casual (of Hieroglyphics) made an incredible video and an even better song.

J Rawls blesses us with a laid back, jazzy track and Casual spits some monster lyrics.  Check out the video for Find A New. Neither of these cats ever had

Here’s another hot joint from Pete Rock and Smiff N Wessun.

Check out (I’m A) Stand Up Guy ft Black Rob.  The Pete Rock/Smiff N Wessun album, Monumental, drops tomorrow.  With Curren$y and Dom Kennedy also dropping, it’s shaping up to

So…here’s a new video from Action Bronson that you’ll NEVER see on TV.

There’s a reason why his album is called Dr. Lecter…His video for Brunch is about as dark as it gets.  Warning: this is not for the easily offended.  Check it

Here’s the latest to drop from the Freddie Gibbs/Statik Selektah project.

Check out the video for Keep It Warm ft Smoke DZA and Chace Infinite.

Here’s a spirited interview of Phife and Michael Rapaport on the upcoming A Tribed Called Quest documentary.

Beats, Rhymes & Life:  The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest will be in theaters soon.  Check out the interview.

Jay Rock dropped his heat rock Hood Gone Love It a couple of days ago. Here’s the video.

Kendrick Lamar drops a verse and J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League supply the track. Check it out.  This new Cali generation has a bright future. Click here to download.

Here’s a very interesting and intelligent discussion about the state of J. Cole’s career.

Do you think J. Cole will be able to live up to the enormous expectations that came after The Warm Up mixtape and him being the first rapper signed to

Great day for rappers from the 80’s. Here’s a new joint from Kool G Rap.

Check out I Am.  G Rap was also featured on our Back in the Day mix which you can find here. Click here to download.

The Roots recently linked with Rakim to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Paid in Full. Here’s some footage (not nearly enough) of the performance and some interviews with ?uestlove, Black Thought, and Rakim Allah.

Props to MTV.com for the news brief. Also, if you missed it, click here to check out our back in the day mix that centers on the late 80’s/early 90’s

Here’s a dope interview of Pharoahe Monch from HypeTrakTV. Check it out.

Here’s a description of the video from HypeTrakTV: We had the opportunity to meet with Pharaohe Monch a few weeks ago and speak to him on a wide range of

Freddie Gibbs and Daz Dillinger on a Statik Selektah track. Nuff said…

Check out Rap Money. Click here to download.

Black Thought deservedly gets the most shine of all the Money Making Jam Boys, but STS is NICE.

Check out his new joint called Only One. Here’s another burner from STS called Pimpin’ and Preachin’.

The audio for Curren$y’s She Don’t Want a Man dropped a couple of weeks ago. Here’s the video.

Curren$y’s Weekend at Burnie’s drops on Tues. Click here to download.

TiRon and Ayomari re-connect on another soulful track. Check out Du Gör Mig Bra (You Complete Me).

If you know the Hney Mstrd project, you know how these dudes get down. If not, click here to listen to and download the whole mixtape. Listen to Du Gör

Rapsody + Big K.R.I.T. + 9th Wonder on the track = a good look.

Check out So Be It. Click here to download.

Here’s a new joint from Common with No I.D. on the track.

Check out Summer Madness. Click here to download.  Also, if you missed our mix of No I.D.’s vintage tracks, click here.

REKS’ Kill ’em is a smart satire on the state of hip-hop.

He dons the voice of a villain trying to destroy the culture.  The video is animated and similarly creative. Check it out below. Click here to listen to the whole

Little Brother may be no more but all 3 members are still putting out great music.

One of the latest to drop from the former LB is Rapper Big Pooh’s FatBoyFresh Vol.1: For Members Only (which you can buy here).  Here’s the video for Wooden Wall

The latest 3 Little Digs video features Big K.R.I.T. performing Country Sh*t.

K.R.I.T. flips it up a bit in the middle. Check it out.

Ready to Go by Demrick (Young De) sounds like a joint from the late 80s. It’s just an ill drum beat and dope rhymes.

The song features Xzibit and Brevi and Scoop DeVille is on the track. Check it out. Click here to download. The track is reminiscent of something from these cats:

Gotta show love to the Magnificent Jazzy Jeff. He’s been working with an artist named Ayah.

She has a Jill Scott-like vibe to her: soulful with a little hip-hop sensibility sprinkled in. Check out the video for Notorious. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVLXB7NQ570 Here’s another really dope joint from Jeff