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Termanology’s Latest Video Is A Dope Rap Reminder That Crack Is Wack

Termanology is a well-established MC endorsed by the likes of key players in Hip-Hop such as DJ Premier, Bun B, the late Sean Price, Pete Rock, and boundless of others. The 1982 co-founder's musical credits surpass a decade with over 30 projects and sold out tours. The Lawrence, Massachusetts native... Read more

Smif-N-Wessun Join Termanology On A Song That’s Rugged & Raw (Video)

It has been a busy season for Smif-n-Wessun. Last week, Tek joined Pharoahe Monch on Wu-Tang Clan and Sean Price's remix to "Pearl Harbor." Meanwhile, General Steele joined Buckshot for a Sean P tribute video, "Apartheid." Both solo appearances came after 9th Wonder confirmed producing Smif-n-Wessun's next album with his... Read more

Termanology & Conway Are Termanator And The Machine (Video)

Termanology has paid more than enough dues over the last two decades. Today, the Massachusetts MC who has divided his years in New York is one of the most prolific voices in the independent scene. "Term Brady" has done tracks with legendary producers like DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Large Professor,... Read more

Conway, Westside Gunn & Termanology Wreck A Great Statik Selektah Beat. It’s That Simple (Video)

"Can it be that it was all so simple then." Often song titles, specific words or certain visuals lend themselves to clever narratives and plays on words with respect to the subject. However, sometimes great music is just that: great music. Such is the case for Statik Selektah's latest release,... Read more

Slaine & Termanology Confront Addiction Over Stellar Evidence Production (Video)

Last month, Slaine and Termanology combined forces for a star-studded LP. The artists who rep La Coka Nostra, 1982, and Special Teamz find a unique energy together, coming from a place of realness. With the Evidence-produced beat that keeps everything contained within a cycle of a few notes, Slaine and... Read more

Bun B & Everlast Join Slaine & Termanology On A DJ Premier Production (Video)

UPDATE: Less than one week after the audio released, Slaine and Termanology's DJ Premier-produced title track featuring Bun B (UGK) and Everlast (House Of Pain) comes to video. Directed by John Columbo, the visual is built around seamless cuts (despite two distinct locations) and in-your-face bars on Preemo drums and... Read more

Slaine & Termanology Band Up & Break Loose On Statik Selektah Production (Video)

Massachusetts' Termanology and Slaine team up to craft a project infused with diverse lyrics and perspectives that would mesh both of the fan bases into one. Once self-proclaimed rivals, Slaine and Term' began to work with each other over four yeas ago and decided to turn their friendly competition into... Read more

Kool G Rap, Termanology & Saigon Show They Can Outrun Life’s Biggest Obstacles (Video)

Kool G Rap has just released Return of the Don, and the Juice Crew legend's triumphant return to his solo career does not disappoint. For more than three decades, the Queens, New York MC has remained an influence on any rapper who values complexity of structure and innovation in flow (whether... Read more

Termanology & Saigon Use Q-Tip Production For A Sobering Look At What’s Wrong (Video)

One of the most poignant tracks in Termanology's expansive catalog is "We're Both Wrong." The track pairs the 1982 MC with production from A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip. For a song about the ills of society, especially law enforcement profiling and brutalizing people of color, Saigon's slang editorial is a... Read more

Styles P, Joe Young & Termanology Are Poetry In Motion On A Dame Grease Burner (Audio)

Last year, Joe Young released his Invincible Armour album. On it, the Wu-Tang Clan affiliate brandished his associations, through features from Method Man, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, and a posthumous O.D.B. verse. Moreover, the MC who spent part of his youth in Germany is extensively produced by Dame Grease, the... Read more

Termanology Rips A Funkmaster Flex Freestyle. Pardon The Interruption (Video)

It's been just over a month since Lawrence, Massachusetts's Termanology dropped More Politics, a self-released LP featuring Bun B, Styles P, Sheek Louch, Kxng Crooked, Joey Bada$$, Your Old Droog, and others. With just three songs featuring a solo Term', the album is an inclusive affair with plenty of variety... Read more

The Beatnuts, Rapper Big Pooh & Termanology Announce January 2017 US Tour Dates

Three respected independent Hip-Hop acts are hitting the road together, next month. Queens, New York veteran duo The Beatnuts have announced their first US tour in some time. Psycho Les (who released his Dank God, Vol. 1 album in 2016) and Juju will hit the road with Rapper Big Pooh... Read more

Termanology & Kxng Crooked Bring Out The Best In Each Other. Let’s Go! (Audio)

For lovers of lyrics, wordplay, and flow, one of 2016's must-listen-to Hip-Hop albums is Statik Kxng. Kxng Crooked (fka Crooked I) and Statik Selektah made a 10-song EP that is some of the finest work from either. Termanology, Statik's 1982 band-mate made the lone guest appearance on "Let's Go." Now,... Read more

Joey Bada$$ & Termanology Started Out At The Bottom. Now They’re Top Shottas (Audio)

Joey Bada$$ and Termanology remind listeners why they’re some of the “realest top shottas” when it comes to this generation’s true school spitters on the latest release off Term’s upcoming More Politics LP. Both MCs wax poetic about some of their personal struggles. Over a melancholy horn section, jazzy piano... Read more

There Was Scary Good Hip-Hop In October. Here’s Some Of The Best (Audio)

October was a scary month for a number of reasons. Of course, itended with Halloween, but it also featured some of the most low rent politics the country has ever seen, with even the FBI getting into the action. What's even more frightening, amongst all the jockeying for position, there... Read more

Termanology, Styles P & Sheek Louch Bring Their B.I.G. Dreams to Life (Video)

Just ten days after the presidential election, Termanology will be releasing More Politics, which will include appearances from Bun B, Kxng Crooked, Saigon, Your Old Droog, and Joey Bada$$ in addition to production from Q-Tip, Just Blaze, Statik Selektah, Hi-Tek, Nottz, and the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League. In some ways, forthcoming LP... Read more

Lil Fame Mashes Out Alongside Termanology & Demands Respect On His Name (Video)

Besides his work with M.O.P. partner Billy Danze, one of Lil Fame's closest musical affiliates is Termanology. Several years back, the two MCs released a joint album in Fizzyology, which boasted some DJ Premier production, and appearances by Busta Rhymes, Styles P, and Bun B, among others. That bond is... Read more

The LOX & Termanology Have Dreams Like Biggie, But Keep It Grimy (Audio )

The LOX were present in the last days of Biggie Smalls. Before he left the world mourning his personality, rhyme skills, and giving heart, Christopher Wallace helped clear a path for Jadakiss, Styles P, and Sheek Louch to succeed. At the time, they were his hopeful label-mates at Bad Boy... Read more

Saigon & Termanology Put Prejudice Policing In Its Place Over Q-Tip Production (Audio)

A decade ago, Termanology and Saigon were two of the rising stars in the New York Hip-Hop scene. While Term' would begin a relentless cycle of independent releases that has lasted well into today, Saigon would ink a major label deal with Atlantic Records and get to work on a... Read more

Kxng Crooked Celebrates Those That Came Before Him As He Plots His Future (Video)

On Februay 12, Kxng Crooked and Statik Selektah released their collaboration album, Statik Kxng. The album was filled with Statik's hard beats and Crooked's complex rhymes, as they took Hip-Hop back to the basics. "Let's Go," featuring Termanology, was one of the album's standout tracks, and now Statik Crook' have... Read more

Your Old Droog & Termanology Bend A Soulful Statik Selektah Record Till It Curves (Audio)

Although Statik Seleketah said 2015's Lucky 7 would be his final solo album, he is still hard at work producing high quality tracks for other artists. The producer has a full album on the way with Kxng Crooked, and he seems to have a steady supply of sonic goodness at... Read more

Kxng Crooked & Statik Selektah Are Ruthless With This Music. Let’s Go (Audio)

The MC formerly known as Crooked I has been on a tear in early 2016. The same week he unleashed a beast of a freestyle at Tony Touch's radio show, Kxng Crooked returns with a fully-produced bar massacre. "Let's Go" teams with album partner Statik Selektah on the boards, and... Read more

Chris Rivers Takes It Back To The Essence Of Hip-Hop On Ain’t No Half Steppin’ (Video)

Over the Summer, Chris Rivers (pka Baby Pun) went on a tear, with weekly releases of both original material and freestyles over classic beats. One of the standout cuts was his rip of Big Daddy Kane's 1988 staple, "Ain't No Half Steppin'," with Termanology. Now, Rivers and Term link for... Read more

DJ Premier Remixes A Termanology Standout, Featuring Sean Price, Lil Fame & More (Audio)

Termanology has released a new EP, Term Brady. The Lawrence, Massachusetts native has released a combined 11 LPs and EPs in the last nine years, including collaborative work with 1982 partner Statik Selektah, as well as a celebrated project with M.O.P.'s Lil Fame. There have been 12 more mixtapes in... Read more

Chris Rivers & Termanology Freestyle Over Classic Black Moon Heat (Audio)

In the latest of Chris Rivers' recent Friday deliveries, he and Termanology spit over Black Moon's 1993 cut "How Many MCs?" Produced by DJ Evil Dee & Mr. Walt of Da Beatminerz, the track is emblematic of the dungeony Hip-Hop that was emanating from Brownsville, Brooklyn at the time. More... Read more

There Ain’t No Half Steppin’ On Chris Rivers’ Newest Throwback Freestyle (Audio)

Chris Rivers, son of the late Big Pun, has been going on lyrical tirades lately. From killer freestyles, to adding some of his own Horror-core influences, Rivers is proving to be a standout. He is properly following in Big Pun's footsteps by recording crazy bars of his own on his father's... Read more

Termanology, Skyzoo, Torae & REKS Celebrate The Downtime (Video)

Termanology just dropped a new music video for "Get Away," a highlight off of his new album Shut Up And Rap, which was just released last month.  The song features guest appearances from some dope MCs, all of whom released new albums in 2014: Skyzoo & Torae, who released Barrel... Read more

Termanology’s Shut Up And Rap Features Lil Fame, Inspectah Deck & Slaine (Album Stream)

Twelve hours before it's available for sale, 1982's Termanology offers up Shut Up And Rap for free, full stream. This LP, the latest from the Massachusetts-to-New York MC, features REKS, Lil Fame, Inspectah Deck, Torae, Skyzoo, Slaine, Willie The Kid, and others. Alchemist also drops in on production. Sample the... Read more

Alchemist & Statik Selektah Co-Produce A New Term Joint With REKS & Willie The Kid (Audio)

In 2014, co-production in from some producers is very rare. Two such cases are Alchemist and Statik Selektah. Eminem's DJ and Q-Tip's (onetime) DJ are two respected sources on the boards, and while they work with a lot of the same cats (Action Bronson, The LOX, Dilated Peoples), they aren't... Read more

Boaz Links with Termanology, Oddisee & Vinny Radio on Like This Remix (Audio)

Boaz is official. His album Intuition will be released on Tuesday and it is packed with bangers. His latest single is a remix to "Like This." The East Coast version features Oddisee, Termanology and Vinny Radio. Check it out. Related: Boaz Releases the Video for His Red Hot Collabo with... Read more

Inspectah Deck & Big K.R.I.T On The Same Track? True & Groovin’ (Audio)

Some collaborations work better on paper. Others, however, might sound cacophonous in theory, but work incredibly well. In creating his "Colosseum," A-Villa amassed Wu-Tang Clan swordsman Inspectah Deck, Big K.R.I.T., and Termanology—three MCs that arguably represent different corners of the "dope Hip-Hop" carryall. Krizzle kicks things off with a sharp... Read more

Termanology, Chris Rivers & Inspectah Deck Load Up the Lyrical Chambers as The War Begins (Audio)

Termanology gets an Alchemist-flavored track from producer Billy Loman as Chris Rivers, Inspectah Deck, H Blanco and Term' proceed to go to work. This is a record for the headphones, not the radio, as these 4 lyricists do verbal combat on "The War Begins." Check it out. Related: Termanology &... Read more

Termanology & Sean Price Lyrically Kick Down The Front Door (Video)

Termanology and Boot Camp Clik's own Sean Price hit the studio and the stage to record visuals to the cut, "Front Door," from Termanology's recently released EP, Mas G.O.Y.A. The two talented MC's strap up rhymes about the state of Hip-Hop, keeping their hunger alive for their family and friends,... Read more

Doo Wop Features A New DJ Premier & Tony Touch Joint, Freestyles From Cory Gunz, Termanology & Planet Asia (Mixtape)

Legendary game-changing DJ, Doo Wop has always been vocal. The New Yorker, who boasts being a longtime member of both Bounce Squad and Flip Squad DJ's has rapped alongside Tony Touch (Diaz Brothers), toured the world with the late Guru, and made a host of certified classic mixtapes in the... Read more

DJ Kay Slay Brings It Back To His Graffiti Roots With Termanology, Chris Rivers, Papoose & More (Video)

The Drama King has been a nonstop content supplier lately. The Harlem, New York graffiti writer-turned-DJ-turned-radio personality let go of a visual from recent audio single "Enter The Cypher," featuring Termanology, Papoose, Chris Rivers, and William Young. As was the case with another recent Slay and Pap' collabo, the visual... Read more

Termanology, Chris Rivers, Papoose & More Get Old School Fresh On A DJ Kay Slay Cypher (Audio)

Coming from Uptown, DJ Kay Slay certainly knows about a lil "Uptown anthem" in the form of The Mohawks' "Champ." Later used as a comeback crossover single for KRS-One in "Step Into A World," this famous Bronx park-jam break is as Hip-Hop as it gets. So are the corresponding cypher... Read more

Termanology & REKS Bow At The Alter Of Mecca (Video)

Based on the number of projects each artist does, you can tell that both Termanology and REKS simply cannot get enough Hip-Hop. They love releasing their own work, studying others, and talking about it in their verses, social media, and interviews. Statik Selektah's star Showoff disciples (although to be fair,... 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

Termanology Breaks Down His Relationship with Money on the Silky Smooth Dear Money (Audio)

2010's 1982 project showcased a special chemistry between Statik Selektah and Termanology. The duo is back with a silky smooth new track laced with some ill bars from Termanology about his relationship with the almighty dollar. Check out Dear Money. Related: Statik Selektah and Termanology collaborated as 1982 to release... Read more

Two Of Statik Selektah’s Star Rhymers, Ransom & Termanology Set It Off Together (Audio)

For over five years, Statik Seletah and his 1982 partner Termanology have been incredibly busy on a seemingly ceaseless stream of EPs, mixtapes, albums, and compilations. After success in '13 with North New Jersey's Ransom (as The Proposal), Statik combines worlds for "Set It Off." The joint features some hard-edged... Read more

Eddie B & Harry Fraud Enlist Sean Price & Termanology To Give Warning (Audio)

Brooklyn's Harry Fraud served up some of 2012's best beats, between scorchers to Smoke DZA, Wiz Khalifa, and a Lords Of The Underground-sampling cut for French Montana. In 2013, Fraud laced Saaab Stories for Action Bronson's Warner Bros./Atlantic Records jump-off, and passed a few more around. For years, Harry's been... Read more

Termanology – Judo ft N.O.R.E. (Video)

Termanology flips an old joke into the hook for his new joint "Judo," and shows us a day with his crew in the track's video. The song also features N.O.R.E. on the second verse, spitting "I kick gully rap / Lookin' for me you find me where the money at."... Read more

Termanology – Off The Block ft Sheek Louch, Lil Fame & DJ Kay Slay

Bronx, New York-based Termanology puts out projects (as does Statik Selektah) at an alarming rate. However, that doesn't mean that the content isn't strong. The Brick/ST. Records tandem has provided a ton of opportunities to a true-school community of lyricists, especially Lil Fame (who's featured on this concrete-inspired cut from... Read more

Statik Selektah – Game Break ft Lecrae, Posdnuos & Termanology

There's been a lot of chatter about Kanye West and J. Cole's albums dropping on 6/18 but don't forget Statik Selektah's Extended Play project, also out that day. The album is sounding like it's going to be a MONSTER. Here's his latest release. Check out Game Break featuring Lecrae, Posdnuos... Read more

Termanology – Bars for Days ft Nitty Scott, MC and Ea$y Money

Termanology picked a bold cover for his new project, with a nod to Kane's classic. His first single from the forthcoming Hood Politics 7. Check out "Bars for Days" featuring Nitty Scott, MC and Ea$y Money. Related: Lil Fame & Termanology (Fizzyology) – Hustler’s Ringtone ft Bun B (Video)... Read more

Lil Fame & Termanology (Fizzyology) – Hustler’s Ringtone ft Bun B (Video)

Lil Fame and Termanology drop a video for one of the dopest joints on their Fizzyology album. Check out Hustler's Ringtone featuring Bun B. Gotta get that guap... Related: Lil Fame & Termanology (Fizzyology) – Family Ties (Video)... Read more

Lil Fame (of M.O.P.) and Termanology – Hustler’s Ringtone ft Bun B

Bun B teams up with Lil Fame (of M.O.P.) and Termanology on a blazing hot new joint. Check out Hustler's Ringtone. Related: Lil Fame & Termanology (Fizzyology) – After Midnight (Video)... Read more

Lil Fame & Termanology (Fizzyology) – After Midnight (Video)

Here's another grimy video for a grimy song by Lil Fame and Termanology (Fizzyology). Check out After Midnight. Related: Fizzyology (Termanology & Lil Fame of M.O.P.) – Play Dirty ft Styles P & Busta Rhymes (Audio)... Read more

Fizzyology (Termanology & Lil Fame of M.O.P.) – Play Dirty ft Styles P & Busta Rhymes

Here's another grimy burner from Fizzyology (Termanology & Lil Fame of M.O.P.). Check out Play Dirty featuring Styles P and Busta Rhymes. Related: Lil Fame & Termanology – Too Tough For TV (Audio)... Read more

Lil Fame & Termanology – Too Tough For TV

Here's another new joint from M.O.P.'s Lil Fame and Termanology from their upcoming Fizzyology project. Check out Too Tough for TV below. Related: Lil Fame and Termanology – Fizzyology (Video)... Read more