$amhill – The Benches
Saturday July 19th 2014,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Steady Bootleggin'
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Produced by Chopz Da Beatz. Taken from the forthcoming Hardcore Righteousness project, featuring all Bronx-based producers and features.



Video: Big Twins and Pryvet Peepsho – Complex
Tuesday July 15th 2014,
Filed under: Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Killa Queens,Thun Language,Video Clips
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Big Twins Gambino gets his Google on while discussing the ups and downs of the Mobb Deep and Infamous Mobb fall-outs. Produced by Tony AG.



Buze Brovaz feat. Sadat X – 100 Proof

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Fresh off lacing the Counterstrike 2 tape with an exclusive burner, Him-Lo has thrown me a new track with his brother Clever One and The Great Dot X, aka three seasoned gentlemen who will drink you under the table without a second thought.



Video: RAST – Bad Dope [DJ Treats Version]

An old Cypress Hill classic gets a welcome update from ya boy RAST RFC and a DJ Treats fan-vid.



Illa Ghee feat. Sean Price – Speak To ‘Em

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Another cut from Illa Ghee‘s Social Graffiti LP, which drops 8 July. Look out for my interview with Ghee next week.



Domingo feat. M.O.P and GP100 – We Put It Down

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No idea who GP100 is but there’s never a bad time for a new Mash Out Posse appearance. Taken from Domingo‘s forthcoming Same Game, Different Rules LP.



$amhill – Hustler’s Holiday
Tuesday June 24th 2014,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Newest Latest,Steady Bootleggin'
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Another loosie from Bronx bomber $amhill, Jean Duvall on the beat.



MarQ Spekt and Blockhead – SumOfItsParts

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A snack from the new MarQ Spekt project with Blockhead, titled JustPlayWitIt.



Video: Ruc Da Jackel feat. Blaq Poet – Catch Your Drift

New clip from former Killa Kid Ruc Da Jackel as he recruits QB legend Blaq Poet to bless the booth.



Video: D.I.T.C Ent. – South Bronx
Tuesday June 10th 2014,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Video Clips
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This is an expanded version of Showbiz & AG‘s last team-up with DJ Premier from the Mugshot Music: Preloaded album, adding on verses from A-Bless, Tashane and Majestic Gage.



Doo Wop and Don Blaq – Avirex & Timbs

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Some new BX rawness as Don Blaq lets off over some classic beats provided by Da Bouncemasta.



Video: Mobb Deep feat. Big Noyd – Itinerary

Second release from DJ Jean Maron‘s True School project reunites Hav and P with Rapper Noyd.



Video: Mic Handz feat. Lil’ Fame – Don’t Get Stomped

Some of that good old Punch Your Moms In The Face Rap, with the obligatory Fizzy Womack feature. Produced by Aaron “Freedom” Lyles.



Shabaam Sahdeeq feat. Tragedy Khadafi – OG Certified

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Sahdeeq and Khadafi unleash that gutter speech over a sublime Lewis Parker track and some cuts from DJ Ready Cee. Taken from the Keepers of the Lost Art LP, available now through Below System.



Video: The Legion – Stereo
Wednesday April 23rd 2014,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Rap Veterans,Video Clips
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Chucky Smash, Cee-Low and Molecules keep it moving with this Buckwild produced single from their The Lost Tapes LP due 20 May on Ill Adrenaline.



Shabaam Sahdeeq feat. Wais P and Sha Stimuli – That Dope
Thursday April 10th 2014,
Filed under: BK All Day,Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Steady Bootleggin'
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Something new from Shabaam Sahdeeq and DJ Skizz, from Shabaam’s Keepers of the Lost Art LP.



Big Twins feat. XP – Something Real
Wednesday April 09th 2014,
Filed under: Hoody Rap Ain't Dead,Killa Queens,Sid Roams Special,Steady Bootleggin'
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Big Twins and Sid Roams re-united! Could this mean that The Project Kid, Vol. 2 is going to happen one day? Either way, more of this please.



McGruff feat. Mob Style, Loon and Meebo – Bow Down

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Following the mixed blessings that were McGruff‘s deal with Uptown, where Heavy D tried to Sean “Puffy” Combs’ Herb’s sound for something smoother, with decidedly mixed results, the Crime Dog took it back the gutter with this self-released 1998 single featuring the mighty Mob Style, Loon and Meebo over a gritty piano loop. “They thought it was over? Own label!”



Wu-Tang Clan – Keep Watch

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Full version of the new Wu-Tang single featuring Method Man, Inspektah Deck, Cappadonna and GZA/Genius over a Mathematics track. You can buy it here or wait for the A Better Tomorrow album.

Shouts to Rugged Ones.



Big Noyd – The Unkut Interview

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The longest serving member of the Mobb Deep crew not named Havoc or Prodigy is Big Noyd, who was along for the ride through all of the highs and lows that the music industry had to throw at them, as well as surviving his fair share of challenging experiences as a soloist. Currently living in North Carolina, Rapper Noyd is currently working on his fourth official solo album with his old QB buddy Ron Artest aka Metta World Peace, and he took some time out to speak in detail about his long career in the rap game.

Robbie: How did it all start for you?

Big Noyd: We all were friends first, before rap. I used to be up in Queensbridge, then I moved to Brooklyn to stay with my aunts for a couple of years. Before I left, we used to listen to rap but we wasn’t really doing it. When I came back to visit on the weekend, Scarface Twin [Gambino] was like, “Yo, Havoc and Prodigy are in the studio. They signed with 4th & Broadway and they working on a rap album.” I was like, “Get the fuck outta here! Wow…cool.” I went there just to hang out in the studio and they were working on “Stomp ‘Em Out” and I was rhyming in there, I liked the beat. I was just doing what I liked to do, my own little rhyme, and then they heard it and they were like, “Yo, repeat that rhyme again! That’s perfect for this song we working on.” I was like, “Well if anything I’ll write a new verse.” Cos this verse was on something I was working on just for myself at the time – no record companies or anything like that – I had to be about fourteen years old. They were like, “Can you write another one? It won’t take that much time?” I write faster now, but back then it took me about an hour. I laid down the sixteen bars and it was perfect – history begin.
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