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Ras Kass, J57 & El Gant’s Jamo Gang Has Eyes On Them & Scopes Too (Video)

UPDATE: Stream and purchase the Jamo Gang's self-titled EP: Jamo Gang EP by Jamo Gang ORIGINAL JANUARY 17 STORY: It's been a year since Ras Kass, El Gant, and J57 announced they had formed the Jamo Gang. With that news, the trio with the Irish whiskey-inspired name released their first... Read more

Token Is Learning Success In The Industry Doesn’t Come Without New Problems (Video)

At 18 years young, Salem, MA MC Token has done more at his age than most musicians get the opportunity to do in a lifetime, but that's not to say his accolades have merely fallen into his lap. Token has found himself on Sway In The Morning and on an international... Read more

Ras Kass Forms A New Group With J57 & El Gant. Here’s The First Single (Audio)

Over the years, Ras Kass is a big proponent of collaboration. He has appeared on blockbuster albums like Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio, he rapped alongside GZA on the cult-lauded Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture compilation, and he spit bars on the celebrated Caltroit project. Beyond simple song chemistry, Razzy has... Read more

It’s Never Lights Out For Redman. He Drops His 4th Verse In A Week (Audio)

Redman has released four songs in less than a week. However, nobody is complaining one bit. The Def Squad and Gilla House MC is in strong form lately, gearing up for a 2017 that hopes to see Muddy Waters 2 and Blackout! 3 (with Method Man). The fourth such song... Read more

Method Man, Raekwon & Inspectah Deck Pay Homage To The Purple Tape Era (Audio)

Two weeks removed from The Meth Lab (August 21), Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man, Raekwon, and Inspectah Deck team up. Optimally timed, "Purple Tape" arrives following the 20-year anniversary of Rae's benchmark solo debut, which Meth' and Rebel I.N.S. both worked on as well. The 2015 track uses '95 as inspiration.... Read more

Pharoahe Monch, Murs & Fashawn Assist J57 In Supplying Sample-Free Dope (EP Stream)

After releasing them over the course of the year, Brooklyn, New York-based J57 has culminated his series of official sample-free remixes into one conveniently packaged EP. The producer/MC re-designed four tracks, each with an original arrangement that includes a fresh beat and original vocals in the place of what were... Read more

J57 – Like A Prayer ft Nitty Scott, MC (Video)

No Madonna samples here (not that there's anything wrong that). Instead, two of young-New York's rising talents team up for a record dealing with questions on organized religion. Brown Bag AllStars' J57 hits us with a beat that sounds like something that could have been pitched for the first wave... Read more