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Diggin’ In The Crates Meets The Artifacts As A.G. & El Da Sensei Join Forces (Audio)

In the mid-1990s, two of the most exciting duos in East Coast Hip-Hop were Showbiz & A.G. and The Artifacts. In June, JAY-Z shouted out his former Payday Records label-mate Andre The Giant in some of the songwriters he most respects. Sadat X & El Da Sensei Form New Group.... Read more

Showbiz & A.G. Plan Their First Album In 5 Years. Soul Clap To The Single. (Audio)

Twenty five years ago last month, Showbiz & A.G. released the Soul Clap EP. The first release from the Bronx, New York duo would launch a strong catalog, and give Lord Finesse some esteemed company in making Diggin' In The Crates a stacked crew. Show and 'Dre have stayed a... Read more

Sadat X, R.A. The Rugged Man & Thirstin Howl Are Proud Industry Outcasts (Video)

Over 17 years ago, Rawkus Records released Soundbombing 2. That LP, a Top 30 on the Pop charts, helped further the ongoing introductions of Eminem, Dilated Peoples, High & Mighty, Company Flow, and others to the masses. An elite independent label at the time, Rawkus (then home to Mos Def,... Read more

Sadat X Passes The Torch To A-F-R-O And He Holds It High (Video)

For more than 25 years, Sadat X has set a high standard in lyricism. In his acclaimed work with Brand Nubian, songs like "Slow Down" and "Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down" not only packed stylish deliveries, they were rich in thematic substance. With an unmistakable voice, the Bronx,... Read more

Sadat X & Pete Rock’s Cold Collab Is Just The Tip Of An Album Iceberg (Lyric Video)

After a career that spans more than 25 years, classic singles, 5 mic reviews, and key collaborations, celebrated MC Sadat X is preparing his latest solo album. The Brand Nubian co-founder's latest release is July 15's Agua, his first venture with Tommy Boy Entertainment. A concept 18-track LP (themed around... Read more

Fat Joe, O.C. & A.G. Remind Listeners How Lethal D.I.T.C.’s Lineup Is (Audio)

The Diggin' In The Crates reunion is burning strong. After several new crew-thick songs in 2016, the fresh week yields something especially fresh from a D.I.T.C. trio. "Diggin' Number" takes Fat Joe, O.C., and A.G., and assigns them numbers on a knocking quick-strike. Like De La Soul's "Plug" numbers, the... Read more

Sadat X & El Da Sensei Form New Group. Here’s A 9th Wonder-Produced Introduction (Audio Premiere)

For more than 20 years, MCs Sadat X and El Da Sensei have run in the same circles. A product of Brand Nubian and The Artifacts, respectively, these East Coast lyricists have flipped words with flare to stand out amongst their band-mates and peers. Ambrosia For Heads is pleased to... Read more

Sadat X’s Next Album, Sum Of A Man To Be Produced Exclusively By Diamond D

On Monday (January 26), Ambrosia For Heads premiered the latest video from Diamond D's The Diam Piece. "The Game," produced by Diamond, featured Hempstead, Long Island MC/producer Grand Daddy I.U., delivering several verses around New York City, and a Bronx bar. Speaking with AFH, Diamond also confirmed that after a... Read more

Sadat X Is Making Moves With King T, Black Rob, Cormega & Skyzoo. Sample His New LP (Audio)

In less than 48 hours (January 20), Sadat X will release his tenth solo album, Never Left on CD and digitally. The Loyalty Digital effort features the Brand Nubian MC (who is also part of Trinity) making his first LP since 2012's Love, Hell Or Right. 'Datty X teams with... Read more

Sadat X & Cormega Can Put Their Feet Up After All They’ve Achieved (Video)

After six months in audio, Sadat X & Cormega's "On Fire" video comes to life. Finding the pair of great MCs in luxurious New York City elements, the song celebrates the consistency, pedigree, and popularity of the two artists with history going back to the late '80s. This comes from... Read more

The LOX Get More NYC Imagery To Match Their Return To Form (Video)

The LOX aren't lettin' up on the visuals from their new Trinity EP. "Now Listen" talks about how the trio stayed the course of keeping it real, rhyming it raw, and maintaining no matter the circumstances. Shot in black & white, this is the latest visual that pulls no punches... Read more

The Lox Release Their Trinity 3rd Sermon EP for Free (Mixtape)

The Lox complete their Trinity Trilogy with the final installment of the series. The Trinity: 3rd Sermon is a free 11-song EP featuring a few of the tracks Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch have released over the last few weeks, as well as several never before heard recordings. Check... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Kool G Rap vs. Sadat X…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Here’s Yet Another Reason to Pick Up The Roots’ Dope New Album (Audio)

The Roots released their dope new concept album, ...and then you shoot your cousin, earlier in the week. It stands up to their finest work in quality and concept. They have released another single in support of the album. Check out The Dark (Trinity). You can pick up the full... Read more

The Lox Get in Goon Mode in the Video for Talk About It (Video)

The Lox release the latest video from their EP, The Trinity. Check out Talk About It. Related: Here’s Mobb Deep’s First Ever Full Collaboration with The Lox (Audio)... Read more

Trinity (Sadat X, AG & DJ Jab) – Sunshine (Video)

This one slipped through the cracks in the post-SXSW haze. Here's a video from Trinity (Sadat X, AG and DJ Jab) for a song that features a J. Dilla beat. Check out Sunshine. Props: 2DBZ Related: Sadat X – This is Our Thing ft Pharoahe Monch & Phil G (Video)... Read more