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Here’s the latest installment of New World (Au)der where we re-order the tracks of great albums for your listening pleasure.

This edition takes on Joell Ortiz's Free Agent album.  I've had this (Au)der sitting around, waiting to get flipped for a minute. Don't ask me why, but "BIG PUN'S BACK" (NOT on FREE AGENT) feels like the perfect time to do it. Marinate on that, then blow the dust off... Read more

Speaking of good Soul food, check out this new video from Chef Raekwon.

Here's Ferry Boat Killaz from Raekwon's Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang--the gift that keeps on giving. http://vimeo.com/22087687 If you missed it, check out our re-take on Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang in New World (Au)der.... Read more

It’s time for another New World (Au)der where we take hot albums and re-order the tracks for your listening pleasure. This week’s is Raekwon’s new classic Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang.

NEW WORLD (AU)DER: RAEKWON THE CHEF "SHAOLIN VS WU-TANG Remember all the drama that select members of the WU had with the crew's 5th studio release, "8 DIAGRAMS"? Remember the rumor, that an album called "SHAOLIN VS WU-TANG" would eventually be released, (in spite of...), as a collective Wu-Tang Clan... Read more

A couple of weeks ago, Nice & Smooth dropped a new video for a song that is 22 years old. Ironically, the song is called No Delayin’.

In celebration of the video, this week's New World Auder (where Omar Akil re-arranges the tracks of an album for your listening pleasure) is of Nice & Smooth's eponymous album. NEW WORLD AUDER: NICE & SMOOTH "NICE & SMOOTH" This N.W.Aud was inspired by the 2011 flip of a classic... Read more

Speaking of Ghostface, here’s a New World (Au)der for his album Apollo Kids where we re-arrange the tracks for your listening pleasure.

NEW WORLD (AU)DER: GHOSTFACE KILLAH "APOLLO KIDS" If this cat doesn't go down as one of the all time greats when its all said and done, then all future hip hop folklore will indeed be flawed. Ghostface's Apollo Kids is full of SURPRISING features, which I've seen leave a bad... Read more

Here’s a new installment of New World (Au)der in honor of Grammy-nominated best rap albums Recovery and The Blueprint 3.

NEW GRAMMY AUDER If you've missed past New World (Au)ders, here's how they work: I flip your favorite joints in the order they should've been when you copped them. These NEW WORLD AUDERS are in honor of this year's Grammy nominees for Best Rap Album. Check how I flipped the... Read more

Omar Akil is on a roll. Check out his re-ordering of The Roots How I Got Over in his latest installment of New World (AU)DER.

NEW WORLD (AU)DER: THE ROOTS HOW I GOT OVER The way you sequence an album can make or break its success, and affect its acclaim. For thier 11th studio album, The Roots got it right the first time around, but see if it doesn't feel any better playing it in... Read more