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The Pharcyde’s Fatlip Returns With A Rare Verse & He’s Not Playing (Video)

The Pharcyde's Fatlip is a revered lyricist who can, at times, be a bit reclusive. While it's been more than 11 years since the Los Angeles, California native released a solo album, he does occasionally show up for peers he believes in. Producer Tone Spliff is based in L.A. A... Read more

Edo G., M-Dot & Singapore Kane Bring Back The Rap Salute To DJs (Audio)

From Gang Starr to EPMD, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince to Run-D.M.C., Lords Of The Underground to LL Cool J, the DJ salutation was once a Hip-Hop institution. In 2015, DJs attached to Rap groups are a bygone trend, and with that, these songs are harder to find.... Read more

Pete Rock Brings Out the Best in Edo. G. Listen to the Music They Make (Video)

Edo. G does not just rap about it, he lives it. Roxbury, Boston's star MC for more than 25 years takes his Pete Rock-produced "Make Music" track, and sets it smack dab in his city. Pete also appears in the visual. From the record stores, to the train platform, to... Read more

Dipset Release Their Comeback Visual In Proper Fashion (Video)

The Diplomats—better known as Dipset—are hitting the road. Moreover, Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Freekey Zekey are bringing Funkmaster Flex out on the buses and planes with them. Flex, a veteran DJ who played many clubs across the globe, is returning to the road for the first time in... Read more

Edo G & King Magnetic Visit The Zoo Over A 9th Wonder Groove (Video)

Edo G (f/k/a Ed O.G.) has been a guiding light to two generations of MCs for his ability to kick family-conscious tracks, as well as skillfully make traditional Hip-Hop. Additionally, like his contemporaries Kool G Rap and Tragedy Khadafi, Roxbury's finest has also been a beacon for hardcore, fact-filled Rap... Read more

Edo G & Chuck D Slam Lyrics Over A Chirped Up Rock Sample (Video)

Edo G's After All These Years album is sizing up. Going from Roxbury to Long Island, the O.G. slams a track alongside Chuck D of Public Enemy. "Fight" induces such an attitude, with a '70s Rock vocal sample (Ten Wheel Drive & Genya Ravan's "Ain't Gonna Happen," which was used... Read more

All Edo G & Pete Rock Need Is 2 Turntables & A Mic (Video)

Between sparse beats, Edo G thrives. The Roxbury, Boston MC vet once known as just "Ed O.G."  has over 23 years cutting tracks that outlasted the times, with wisdom, flare, and pride. For his upcoming After All These Years album (September 9), the Special Teamz member is working with the... Read more

Edo G Says He’s Going Back To Da Bulldogs-Era Sound & Using 5 Never Heard Vintage Pete Rock Beats (Video)

Boston Hip-Hop pioneer Edo G (formerly Ed O.G.) is at work on his 11th album. The "Be A Father To Your Child" songwriter, and maker of "Gotta Have It" has done a lot of music since parting ways with Da Bulldogs. He's worked closely with Masta Ace, Diamond D, DJ... Read more

Ask Edo G About His Skills, He’ll Tell You Of Course I’m Fresh (Video)

For a guy approaching 25 years in Hip-Hop, Edo G (aka Ed O.G.) has a gift for balancing style and substance. On "Of Course I'm Fresh," produced by Confidence, you get a veteran who raps about his skills, but mixes in some views on life, labor, and what grown men... Read more