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Amorous – Jesse Boykins III (Official Video)

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/11454106 “‎​​I am a reawakening of the Romantic Movement ; an observer of Love and the Power it holds. So when given the opportunity to document my priceless experiences and connect

Email Rage?

Studies now show that people are more prone to snap than before—especially when using computers.  Click here to read the full story..

The Drought is Over Mixtape – Drake

There are a couple of new joints here (notably What I’m Thinking Right Now), but it’s mostly a compilation of Drake’s best mixtape material ahead of the new album.  Download

I'm Beamin' – Lupe Fiasco (Official Video)

He’s baaack…Lupe Fiasco returns with a cool breezy new joint.  This is vintage Lupe..

Where They Do That At? – K. Michelle

Wow.  She can sang!.

Miguel Playlist

The 80’s are definitely back.  In some cases, that’s a bad thing.  Some hairstyles should never return.  In the case of Miguel, however, it’s a good thing.  He has a

Who Dat – J. Cole

The first single from the heir apparent.  Is his official debut as strong as Lebron’s was?.

Super High – Rick Ross ft. Ne-Yo (Official Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtY2wHs44qI Another instant classic from Rick Ross.  The first single off the Boss’ new album, Teflon Don, featuring Ne-Yo.  Regardless of his street cred, dude’s music cannot be denied.  Click here

It Ain't Easy – CJ Hilton (Official Video)

Meet CJ Hilton.  At first glance, he may seem like another R&B cat spewing hip-hop lyrics.  Take another listen.  Hear the live bass line, drums and keys.  Then, realize they

DJ Premier Guru Tribute Mix

Here’s the Guru tribute from the legendary DJ Premier (one of the greats–producer, DJ and person): Keith "Guru" Elam Tribute Mix by Dj Premier Blog Radio on Mixcloud .

Fall Out Day

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/1953792 Check out this spoof on Groundhog Day featuring Pete Wentz from Itsthereal.com..

Is Facebook the New Internet

Is Facebook integrating itself into all things on the web and potentially mobile?  Click here to read Mark Cuban’s take..

Gang Starr’s Guru Dead at 43

Keith “Guru” Elam died on April 20, 2010 at the age of 43 after a long battle with cancer.  I knew Guru personally and he was always nice and humble

What is the Future of Media?

This comprehensive study of the media consumption habits of 8-18 year olds offers a preview of how media primarily will be used in the future.  Click here for the article.

Biggie Playlist and Rap Phenomenon Mixtape

Any day is a good day for a biggie mix.  Also, click here to download the classic Notorious B.I.G. Rap Phenomenon mixtape by DJ Vlad and Dirty Harry. And, you

Jay-Z: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered

  This Jay-Z documentary is a couple years old, but it remains one of the 2 best ever produced on him (the other being Fade to Black).   See a whole

Glee Hip-Hop

Can those 2 words be used in the same sentence?.

Are Tweets the New Tattoos?

The Library of Congress will be archiving all public tweets for posterity. Do you want your words kept forever?  Click here for the story..

Ibiza Sonica: La Latina – Karlos Sense

  Press play, sit back, close your eyes and imagine the sunset at a cafe in Ibiza. .

The Tower of Babel

Do we all have the capacity to speak every language buried within?  Click here to read about a Croatian girl who was in a coma woke up only being able

The Many Faces of B.o.B.

B.o.B. played at S.O.B.’s on April 12.  He started with a true crunk set that would make the ATL proud, with nothing but his DJ (and manager) backing him.  Halfway through

Don't Let Me Fall – B.o.B.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nGx3uQoT6s.

I'll Be in the Sky – B.o.B. (Official Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5EP3KHu-VI.

Put Me On – B.o.B. (Official Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eny_Bdy9aJ0.

Nothin' On You – B.o.B. ft. Bruno Mars (Official Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PTDv_szmL0.

Musings on Foursquare and (at least) 2 More Cents

FourSquare, the social network that allows you to check in at restaurants and stores and tell friends about the things you’re doing and buying there, is getting a lot of

Catch Me if You Can – Outasight

This one surprised me with its slinky 70’s blaxploitation film sounding sample.  Does his flow remind you of Drake’s?.

Many Moons Short Film – Janelle Monae (Official Video)

Janelle Monae is making a LOT of noise after recently turning out hipsters and tastemakers in NYC, as her album release nears.  She has been on the scene for a

Over – Drake (download)

Is it humanly possible for Drake to live up to the hype?  Only time will tell.  For now, he continues to release solid joints live Over.  Click here for the

The Boondocks – Asheru ft. Raheem Devaughn (download)

Fresh new song from one of the most slept on MCs.  If you like Talib, Common, Black Thought, J-Live or any other MC with something to say about more than

Never Too Much – Classic Soul and R&B Playlist

Classic joints never get old.  They just get better.  Click here or above to play.  Trackist below: Never Too Much – Luther Vandross Rock With You – Michael Jackson Give

Net Neutrality – Do You Want Internet Service Providers Controlling What You Can Access Over the Web?

Court’s decision may have a fundamental access on what content you can access via the web, at what speed you can access that content and which companies control those things. 

Aziz Ansari Speak on R. Kelly on the Jimmy Kimmel Show

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Na_YF-Ibo Aziz Ansari speaks on R. Kelly.  Is he the new King of Comedy?.

Kevin Smith on Working With Prince

Kevin Smith details his experience “working” with Prince. .

The Changemakers Mixtape – Mick Boogie and Friends (Download)

More Mick Boogie.  Is there a better mixtape DJ in the game right now? 1) Oncue – The Changemakers Intro (produced by CJ Luzi) 2) U-N-I – Chillin’ (produced by

Detention Mixtape – Kidz in the Hall and Mick Boogie (Download)

Lost jewel dropped in 2007. Has there been a better underground rap group since?  Click here to download. 01. Intro 01:09 02. Detention Freestyle 01:50 03. Lose Your Mind 04:03 04.

Window Seat – Erykah Badu (Official Video)

The Naked Truth – Does Erykah Badu succeed in getting you to question Group Think?.

Let's Go!!! – Playlist

Old school hip-hop playlist guaranteed to get you hyped. Tracklist below. Click here to play. Notorious B.I.G. – Who Shot Ya? Jay-Z – Rock Star Lil Cease ft. Lil Kim

Beats by Kanyeezy

Does anyone else miss Kanye West?  I was at the 2009 VMAs where the infamous Taylor Swift bumrush occurred and I still don’t get the backlash against Kanye West.  Yes, he

The Difference Between Men and Women's Brains

Recent studies have shown differences in men and women’s brain that may explain some of the most commonly noted gender differences.  Click here for the full article..

Erykah Badu ft. Lil Wayne – Jump Up in the Air and Stay There

Why wasn’t this on the album? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFS-ThoW8vM.

Jay Electronica – ElectroChemicals Mixtape Download

Where have all the Jay Electronica mixtapes gone?  Click here for one of the last few standing..

Lady GaGa ft. Beyonce – Telephone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ95z6ywcBY.

J. Period & Nneka – The Madness Mixtape (Download)

Nneka is a Nigerian artist with a soul and soul.  Her music is inspired by the political and socio-economic conditions facing her native Nigeria.  She has released an eclectic album

J. Cole – A Nigga From the Ville Mixtape

Is J. Cole the savior of hip-hop?  Based on his already classic mixtapes and stellar performances in NYC and at SXSW, he may live up to those expectations.  If Jay-Z

J. Cole – The Warm Up Mixtape

Click here for the download..

Diggy Simmons – Made You Look (Freestyle)

Is it possible to have grown up in the Run-D.M.C. era and like Diggy Simmons? ExternalVideo.936907&w=425&h=350&fv= more about “Diggy Simmons – Made You Look (Freest…“, posted with vodpod   .

Mick Boogie/Pharrell So Ambitious Mixtape

Mick Boogie laces us with another classic.  This one is compilation of some of Pharrell’s hottest tracks.  Click here for the download..

Will Humans and Machines Merge in the Next 30 Years?

2001: A Space Oddysey? Terminator? The Matrix? these were all preparing us for the (relatively immediate) future, if this man is right.  Click here to read the Rolling Stone article.

Pharrell Williams – MIDEM Keynote (Video)

Is Pharrell Williams the greatest producer this century (so far)? The So Ambitious mixtape from Mick Boogie makes a strong case. Click here for the download. .