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Sean Price Teamed With Mic Handz In His Last Days. Listen To The Music They Made (Audio)

More than three years since he passed away, Sean Price's legacy burns bright. Last year, Duck Down Music and Sean's wife Bernadette released Imperius Rex, an album that was selected among Ambrosia For Heads' best of 2017. Outside of Rex, there have been handfuls of side projects, such as the... Read more

TiRon & Ayomari Ego-Trip With A Purpose On Their New Album (Audio)

Creating music together for nearly a decade now, TiRon & Ayomari find themselves entering the most confident and self-aware phase of their musical alliance with the release of their new album, WET: The Wonderful Ego Trip. Both California transplants (TiRon via Illinois and Ayomari via Georgia) who interestingly met while showcasing... Read more

The Man Who Guided Nas’ Career Has $70 Million To Help Hip-Hop Artists Keep Their Masters

Master recordings are coveted in the music industry. In the 1980s and 1990s, many Hip-Hop artists signed contracts that gave away ownership of master recordings to record labels. With resources, relationships, and infrastructure, they would generate songs that would hopefully turn to hits, and the artist's star would rise. That... Read more

Oddisee May Be Hip-Hop’s Most Underrated MC. His New Album Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg (Audio)

If you count collaborative works, Oddisee has released 11 albums since 2008. That does not account for the litany of mixtapes, plethora of compilation work, and four EPs from the Mello Music Group mainstay. While so many contemporary independent artists can often recklessly release product to see what sticks, the... Read more

DJ Jazzy Jeff Wants His New Project To Give You Goosebumps. Listen & Chill. (Audio)

DJ Jazzy Jeff has kept a tight catalog. Outside of his award-winning, multi-platinum work with The Fresh Prince, the Philadelphia DJ/producer launched his Magnificent series, introduced protege MC Dayne Jordan, and played a key role with The Roots, Jill Scott, and others. In a sneak attack of sorts, Jeff releases... Read more

Statik Selektah Lays Down A Great Scratch-Chorus For 1982’s Sucker Free (Audio)

Statik Selektah and Termanology appear to be ramping up another 1982 project. Statik laces a really grabbing scratch-chorus (showing his emulation of onetime mentor DJ Premier), on a faster-pace track called "Sucker Free." Term talks about handing out buck 50's (not meaning six quarters), while his own protege Ea$y Money... Read more