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STS & RJD2 Find The Record-Hustler’s Mentality In The Digital Age (Video)

Perhaps the upcoming Straight Outta Compton N.W.A. biopic will show the Gangsta Rap group selling 12" singles and tapes out of Eazy-E's car. This is a documented part of history in the careers of not only N.W.A., but also T La Rock and DJ Jazzy Jay, E-40 and The Click,... Read more

From Philly To Your Hood, STS x RJD2 Feels Like Home (Album Stream)

Ever since the release of their 2013 jam “See You Leave” (From RJD2's More Is Than Isn't), it was clear that RJD2 and STS had musical chemistry. Two years and several collabs later, the West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based “Sugar Tongue” wordsmith (and Roots affiliate) and world-renowned producer have finally released an... Read more

RJD2 Returns To Full MC Albums. Catch A Glimpse With STS (Audio)

The nostalgic production of RJD2 blends with the easygoing yet rousing wordplay of STS (a/k/a Sugar Tongue Slim) in their latest collaboration “420," released on the calendar date. In their past work together, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based tandem have blessed Heads with soulful joints such as “See You Leave” (From RJD2's... Read more

RJD2 Builds A Music Machine Reminiscent Of Pee-Wee Herman’s Kitchen (Video)

In the mid-1980s, was there anybody cooler than Pee-Wee Herman? Adults laughed along as Paul Rubins created a children's character that was zany, off-the-wall, and filled with various cultural inspirations. Before his later legal woes, Pee-Wee famously had a Rube Goldberg operation in his kitchen to make eggs, toast, orange... Read more

RJD2 Explains His Ethos Of Crate Digging & What He Looks For In Records (Video)

Fuse's Crate Diggers series continues with Philly-based RJD2. A founding member of the MHz with Copywriter, Camu Tao, and others, RJ became famous in the early 2000s for his solo works on Def Jux. Since those days, RJ's laced joints for Little Brother, Aceyalone, and Cage, among many others. His... Read more

RJD2 – Temperamental ft Phonte

DJ/Producer RJD2 is readying a new project. Last week, he released a song with J-Live and this week he lets one fly with Phonte (singing, not rapping). Check out Temperamental. Related: RJD2 – Her Majesty’s Socialist Request (Candy Panther Remix) ft J-Live (Audio)... Read more

RJD2 – Her Majesty’s Socialist Request (Candy Panther Remix) ft J-Live

Nearly a decade removed from his Def Jux tenure, RJD2 carefully and creatively plans his Hip-Hop moments. The Columbus veteran producer/DJ perhaps best known for crafting the "Mad Men" theme (let's not forget, it was an Aceyalone beat first) linked back up with J-Live for "Her Majesty's Socialist Request." This... Read more

Palate Cleanser – AAFH (Playlist)

We asked you a couple of days ago what non-hip-hop music was your favorite right now. Not surprisingly, the responses were INCREDIBLY diverse. So...here's a palate cleanser playlist for you that incorporates some of the artists you mentioned. This is a dark, meditative, beat-driven playlist inspired in part by Halloween... Read more

Nicki Minaj is the new girl in town but Jean Grae has been holding it down for the ladies for the better part of a decade. Check out Bridge, produced by the innovator RJD2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lt4qJCdAYc Click here to download.  Both Jean Grae and RJD2 are dope at their craft but each has taken a backseat to others in the game who have achieved more popularity for one reason or another.  For Jean, it's clearly Nicki now and RJD2 (he created the theme song to... Read more