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Cella Dwellas’ Phantasm Raps With That Basement Grit (Video)

The Cella Dwellas made some serious noise in the late 1990s. On the same Loud Records that introduced the masses to Wu-Tang Clan, Big Pun, and dead prez, Flatbush, Brooklyn duo of Ug The Imagination and Phantasm The Tall Man released two albums, with '96 debut Realms N' Reality reaching... Read more

Masta Ace & Beneficence Ride Together & Get Fly Together (Video)

The roll-out for Beneficence's Basement Chemistry is heavy. Fresh off of the video to the Inspectah Deck-assisted "Digital Warfare" single, Bene' releases the visual to "When The Sun Comes." This time, it's Masta Ace who is a welcomed feature on the single from the Newark, New Jersey MC. In the... Read more

Inspectah Deck & Beneficence Declare Digital War In Times Square (Video)

Approaching the release of this month's Basement Chemistry album (January 29), Newark, New Jersey veteran MC Beneficence is going all in. Following last week's MC Eiht-assisted collaboration, Bene' releases a visual to his look with Wu-Tang Clan/CZARFACE's Inspectah Deck. "Digital Warfare" has been a single from the Ill Adrenaline Records... Read more

MC Eiht & Beneficence Drop Coast To Coast Wisdom On A Scratch-Driven Beat (Audio)

Newark, New Jersey's Beneficence keeps the interesting collaborations coming. Following his Masta Ace-featured "When The Sun Come," Bene' brings in another 1980s alum in MC Eiht. While Brick City and Hub City are more than 3,000 miles apart, the two rhyme veterans find common ground on "Anyway It Goes." The... Read more

Flip Flips Ill Beats With Elzhi, Edo. G, A.G. & Guilty Simpson Flipping Bars (Album Stream)

Australian producer Flip is the latest beat-maker from "down under" to distribute dope sounds with a plethora of his influences. On the just-released Ill Adrenaline Records (Neek The Exotic, The Legion, Confidence) effort Reflections. Included are respected vets such as A.G. (Showbiz & A.G.), Phat Kat, Kev Brown, Edo. G,... Read more

Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey Got That Grit: Headnodding Beats & Smart Rhymes (Album Stream)

Today, Ill Adrenaline Records is releasing That Grit by Low Budget producer Kev Brown and MC Hassaan Mackey. The Landover, Maryland-meets-Rochester, New York connection's album is a continuation of a decade of championed independent works from Kev, since his days as a pupil in Jazzy Jeff's A Touch Of Jazz... Read more

Hassaan Mackey Channels Early Mos Def In This 2-Song Moment With Kev Brown (Video)

Hassaan Mackey is not yet a widely-known name, though he deserves it. Several years ago, in his Daily Bread tandem (with Apollo Brown), Mackey made one of the brightest jewels in the Mello Music Group catalog. Now linking with onetime DJ Jazzy Jeff/A Touch Of Jazz protege Kev Brown, Hassaan... Read more