Download: DJ Doo Wop – Mixtapes Not Dead Mixtape
Friday July 18th 2014,
Filed under: Free Ninety-Nine,Mix Tapes,Steady Bootleggin',Uptown Kicking It
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DJ Doo Wop is back on his mixtape shit.

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Download: Cole James Cash – Rap Republicans mixtape

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Cole James Cash just posted a new mix over at the new CRC HQ titled Rap Republicans, featuring remixes and blends speaking on the state of the rap nation.

Download: Cole James Cash – Rap Republicans mixtape



Pre-Order: Brian Coleman – Check The Technique Volume 2 Book
Thursday June 26th 2014,
Filed under: Announcements,Art of Facts,Books
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The third book in Brian Coleman‘s Rakim Told Me series is dropping in October, and by all accounts Brian has stepped up his game even further on this volume. Covering the stories behind the creation of another 25 important hip-hop albums, the book ships with a special 7″ single of Smif ‘N Wessun‘s “Home Sweet Home” if you pre-order through Get On Down.

In the meantime, check the chapter list below and head over to Mr. Coleman’s Medium site to preview a couple of chapters.

Full chapters list of Check the Technique Volume 2: More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies:
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Download: Counterstrike 2 – A Decade of Unkut Mixtape

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To celebrate ten years of cold gettin’ dumb on you crumbs, Unkut Dot Com is proud to present over 50 minutes of new, exclusive Conservative Rap Coalition approved rap, plus a few bonus snippets from some of my favourite interview moments. With contributions from veterans such as Grand Daddy IU, Chubb Rock and Craig G, as well as new favourites like Willie The Kid, Him-Lo and Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire. With original beats from producers such as K-Def, Ahmed, Marco Polo and Confidence, this mixtape also brings the first new material from K-Otix and Real Live (K-Def and Larry-O) in years. Counterstrike 2 has been mixed by Crate Cartel‘s Discourse, with the artwork designed by Flick of BURN Crew.

Download: Counterstrike 2 – A Decade of Unkut Mixtape

Free CD version now available with every purchase of our new range of t-shirts and crewneck sweaters.

You can still grab 2010′s Counterstrike from here, by the way,

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Stream: Big Rec – Doomsday Album [Produced by Diamond D]
Wednesday June 25th 2014,
Filed under: Albums,Newest Latest,Steady Bootleggin',Streaming-Only
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Check the debut LP from new Diamond D discovery Big Rec from Oklahoma, produced entirely by the “Best Producer On The Mic” himself. Stand-out for me was the “NO 2 NC” which flips the same loop that Godfather Don used on “Seeds of Hate.” Cop it over at iTunes.



Announcement: Counterstrike 2 – A Decade of Unkut Mixtape

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To celebrate ten years of Unkut Dot Com, I reached out to a number of rappers and producers that I fux with to lace me with an exclusive for the sequel to 2010′s Counterstrike tape. With the help of Discourse from Crate Cartel on the mix, the finished 50 minute mixtape is finally ready to drop next week.

In other news, the official Conservative Rap Coalition HQ site is also ready to preview.

Counterstrike 2 – A Decade of Dope track listing:

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Download: DJ Shred One – Sample Soul Mix
Saturday June 14th 2014,
Filed under: Crates,DJ Mixes,Free Ninety-Nine,Mix Tapes,Steady Bootleggin'
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Ideal mix for the weekend as DJ Shred One blends origianl soul samples with the songs that flipped them for Sample Soul: A Tribute Mix to Soul Music of the ’60s & ’70s Through Hip Hop Beats, courtesy of the URB Mixtape Series.

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Download: Price Styles – Masterpiece Theater: The Mixtape Vol. 1
Tuesday June 10th 2014,
Filed under: Beantown,Free Ninety-Nine,Mix Tapes,Steady Bootleggin'
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CRC-Approved Boston MC Price Stylez has unleashed his first mixtape, going over a mixture of classic and recent beats courtesy of Dee Jay Element. Shout out to the homie Mal Moe.
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Stream: Timeless Truth – Dominican Diner EP

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Newest latest Timeless Truth project, produced by Fafu. Great to hear Solace and Oprime going from strength to strength with each new release. Grab it from iTunes here.
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Download: Your Old Droog – Your Old Droog EP
Tuesday June 03rd 2014,
Filed under: EP's,Free Ninety-Nine,New Rap That Doesn't Suck,Steady Bootleggin'
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Free rap to make you wanna slap ya cousin.

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Meyhem Lauren – Silk Pyramids Album Review
Tuesday May 27th 2014,
Filed under: Albums,Killa Queens,Outdoorsmen,Reviews
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Meyhem has just delivered the first of several collaborative projects with a single producer (next up is his DJ Muggs project), which thankfully proves to be a trimmed-down affair in light of his “everything and the kitchen sink” debut album, Self Induced Illness. His following two projects benefited from more focus, and having Buckwild at the helm for the whole of Silk Pyramids certainly pays off.
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Stream: Cole James Cash – Saigon LP

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Cole James Cash has just dropped a new instrumental project themed around all Vietnamese-based musical samples. He also provided a detailed explanation of each track exclusively for Unkut below the break…

Track by track breakdown:

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Stream: Coalmine Records Presents – Unearthed Compilation
Tuesday May 13th 2014,
Filed under: Albums,Steady Bootleggin',Streaming-Only
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Check this tenth anniversary compilation of Unearthed Records material, mixed by the one and only DJ Revolution, who I once suggested should go and punch a whale during his stay in Australia. Available on 2CD with mixed and unmixed versions.

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Download: DITC – Remix Project LP
Tuesday May 13th 2014,
Filed under: Albums,Crates,Free Ninety-Nine,Remixes,Steady Bootleggin'
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For the three of you who missed this last week…courtesy of the DITC site.

Download: DITC – Remix Project LP

Track listing:
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This Is What Roc Marciano’s Debut LP Originally Looked Like

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Schott Free just blessed his Instagram with the track listing for an early version of Roc Marciano’s debut solo project, back when it was intended to drop on SRC Records. As you can see, only a portion of these tracks made the final version (albeit with some changes to the names and spellings). Here’s what Schott had to say about it:
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Download: AG feat. Ghetto Dwellas – Return To 1999 LP

Just got off the phone with Andre The Giant from D.I.T.C. after what is easily a top five Unkut interview, where he mentioned that he’s just emancipated the vaulted Ghetto Dwellas LP from 1999 for free download over at his new site.

*Updated with new link to full-length version of the album courtesy of OnkelMichael via FreezyPazzy*

Download: AG feat. Ghetto Dwellas – Return To 1999 LP

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CHAZE and Omar White – The Divine Train Ride Mixtape
Wednesday April 23rd 2014,
Filed under: DJ Mixes,International Zone Coasters,Mix Tapes,Steady Bootleggin'
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GRIM Team representative CHAZE just dropped this ill mix of electro, boogie, soul and breaks with Omar White to enhance your next trip on the iron horse.



Download: #Illmatic20 (Tribute Mixtape)

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Rap Bloggah Gahds connect like Voltron to give you a new spin on all this Illmatic nostalgia. I recommend the Timeless Truth and Mr. Motherfuckin eXquire tracks in particular.



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!”



Sean Price & Illa Ghee – Dave Winfield
Monday March 24th 2014,
Filed under: BK All Day,Mix Tapes,Not Your Average,Rap Veterans,Steady Bootleggin'
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New Sean P and Illa Ghee, from the MM. Rick Sorry I’m Late mixtape, hosted by Redman and available here.