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Producer David Axelrod Has Passed Away. He Leaves Massive Legacy In Hip-Hop.

This evening (February 5), it has been reported that David Axelrod has died. The Roots' Questlove took to social media moments ago to announce the death of iconic music producer, songwriter, and arranger. A native of South Central Los Angeles, California, Axelrod's own music, as well as his productions for... Read more

Pete Rock’s Heaven & Earth Petestrumental Lives Up To Its Name (Audio)

Pete Rock's Petestrumentals 2 (June 23) is less than one month away. The Chocolate Boy Wonder unleashes another gem, "Heaven & Earth" from the Mello Music Group release. With a strong homage to David Axelrod (if you can call it that), the song is set off with some philosophy, and... Read more

Willie The Kid & Roc Marciano Get Lifted On Avalon Overtop A Classic Sample (Audio)

Within the resurgence of the abstract, short-bar, lyrical impressionism in Hip-Hop, two of the most prominent and dominant are Willie The Kid and Roc Marciā€”and everybody from Drake to Jay Z feels it. For WTK's album with Bronze Nazareth, The Living Daylights, on La The Darkman's La Embassy Ent. imprint,... Read more