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Mic Capes’s Hunger Pains Lead To A Balanced Musical Meal, Channeling Badu & Ahmad (Audio)

Portland, Oregon MC Mic Capes is one of the brightest emerging voices in the Northwest. The artist has cultivated a reputation for pairing his life story with a Hip-Hop purist's knack for concept. In past songs, he's referenced Ice Cube ("One 4 O'shea") set against his own introspective vision. Last... Read more

Back In The Day, Ahmad Released A Record That Only Gets Better With Age (Video)

Heads have all heard the "back in my day" stories from elders, tales of times when things were simpler, childhood was easier, and parties were liver. Nostalgia is a familiar trope in Hip-Hop, and  MCs of every generation are likely to devote at least one song to the kind of... Read more

Skewby drops some knowledge on his new song Don’t Understand. Dude comes with substantive lyrics but keeps it entertaining…

...the beat is cool too. Support good music. Thematically, the first verse kinda reminds me of this gem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0WMSovOboY... Read more

Killa Kyleon funkdafies a classic Teddy Pendergrass joint on Rubberband Bank Rolla. Need some soulful ish in your life? Look no further.

Killa Kyleon digs his old soul. On his last song Get Rich or Die Tryin', he flowed over a Sade track. The combo works for him. Click here to download.  Ahmad also rocked the same sample on Back in the Day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0WMSovOboY And here's the original Teddy Pendergrass classic, Love... Read more