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Statik Selektah – Extended Play (Extended Album Sampler)

Statik Selektah is dropping an album with a sick lineup next month. The project, titled Extended Play, will feature Black Thought, Joey Bada$$, Styles P, Bun B, Raekwon, Sean Price, Smiff-N-Wessun, Freddie Gibbs, Blu, Posdnuos, Talib Kweli, Action Bronson and many more...and the beats are HOT!! You can listen to... Read more

Here’s a double dose of M.O.P. Check out a sampler for their new Sparta album as well as a History of M.O.P. mixtape mixed by Statik Selektah below.

Here's an M.O.P. double feature.  First up, is a sampler of M.O.P.'s upcoming album, Sparta. The album drops on 11/22 and you can hear snippets of its songs below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNiQaYMZcMw&feature=player_embedded Next, is a retrospective M.O.P. mixtape that was mixed by Statik Selektah. You can listen to and download The History... Read more

Wale – Ambition (Sampler)

Here's a sampler of all the cuts on Wale's upcoming Ambition album. It has a surprisingly diverse sound, including a lot of live instrumentation. Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6DbSd4dtC4&feature=player_embedded Here's the tracklist: 1. Don’t Hold Your Applause (Produced By Tone P) 2. Double M Genius (Produced By Mark Henry For Terror... Read more

Von Pea has a nice EP called Pea's Gotta Have It dropping on 10/19. Check out the sneak preview.

This one is for the backpackers, but it's a good listen if you need a break from BALLIN'. [bandcamp album=73813169 size=venti bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB.... Read more

If you haven't heard the new Roots album yet, check out this sneak preview sampler. Props to OkayPlayer for always keeping it fresh.

I've posted quite a bit from and about this album over the last couple of weeks.  Now that I've heard the full album, I feel fully justified.  It's an instant classic for any Roots fan or lover of good hip-hop.  The full album drops Tuesday, 6/22.  In the meantime, check... Read more