Video: Sean Price feat. Illa Ghee – Figure More
Thursday September 03rd 2015,
Filed under: BK All Day,New Rap That Doesn't Suck,Rest In Peace,Video Clips
Written by:

Respect due.

Bonus: Footage of the Sean Price Memorial Show at S.O.B.s:
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Video: Food Warriors – Broadway Junction
Tuesday August 25th 2015,
Filed under: Food Rap,Internets,Video Clips
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Raf and Dallas discover that Broadway Junction is a food wasteland as they continue their quest to find the best spots to eat on the A line.



Awesome Dre > Eminem
Wednesday August 12th 2015,
Filed under: Forgotten Beefs,Rap Mysteries,The 80's Files,Video Clips
Written by:

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I always wondered why Detroit’s Awesome Dre had a song going at Kool Moe Dee on his highly enjoyable 1989 album, You Can’t Hold Me Back. Now that I’ve heard his second single, it makes a little more sense. It appears that Dre took it upon himself to fire shots at both LL Cool J and Moe Dee on separate songs. This mystery was finally solved when Werner interviewed Dre in 2009:
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Video: Cole James Cash feat. Spit Gemz and Chris Rivers – Akuma VS Gouken
Wednesday August 12th 2015,
Filed under: Video Clips,Video Games
Written by:

I posted this by accident the other day with the Soundcloud but apparently it’s now authorized because reasons.



Video: THE MTN MAN – The Alligator’s Belly
Monday August 03rd 2015,
Filed under: Jersey? Sure!,Newest Latest,Video Clips
Written by:

Some new Jersey action, produced by K-Def. Video shot ad directed by richdirection.



Video: The Wiresons
Tuesday July 28th 2015,
Filed under: TV,Video Clips
Written by:

Casimir sez:

Theme from Season 3 of The Wire. Clips from ONLY Season 3 of The Simpsons.



Whistle – From Rap Group To New Jack Swingers
Wednesday July 22nd 2015,
Filed under: Features,The 80's Files,The 90's Files,Video Clips
Written by:

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Forgive me if this is common knowledge, but I only just realized that the group Whistle, best known for their 1985 hit ‘(Nothing Serious) Just Buggin,’ released four albums on the Select label. Jazzy Jazz, Kool Doobie and DJ Silver Spinner were the original line-up, with Kraze and Terk joining in ’90 after Jazzy Jazz Doobie broke north. At this point they abandoned rapping altogether and got on some Boyz II Men type shit for their third album Always and Forever. By the time 1992 rolled around, the crew was riding the Bel Biv Devoe wave and broke out the mustard hooded t-shirts to join the New Jack Swing movement bfore they rode off into the sunset.

While Whistle were doing R&B style love songs as far back as their first Howie Tee and Kangol produced debut album, it’s always amusing to watch groups adapt to the times. Although I guess it’s no worse than how Heavy D & The Boyz or Prince Markie Dee flipped their sound. Whistle should also be remembered as having recorded one of the worst Christmas rap songs ever.
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Video: Ghostface Claps Back At Action Bronson
Monday July 20th 2015,
Filed under: Rap Veterans,Video Clips,Wu-Tang Is For The Children
Written by:

Ouch. Let’s give them four minutes each over ‘Impeach’ to settle this.



Pretty Tone Capone Is A Great Man
Friday July 10th 2015,
Filed under: Harlem Nights,Uptown Kicking It,Video Clips,Video Vault
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When Pretty Tone Capone went for delf and landed a deal with Def American subsidiary Ill Labels imprint, he unloaded the excellent ‘Case Dismissed’/’Kidnapped’ single and the slightly less amazing ‘Across 110th Street’ before Rick Rubin presumably decided he was bored with rap. Tone’s Mob Style crew were infamous for being gangsters who rapped as opposed to rappers who pretended to be gangsters, and as the ‘Case Dismissed’ video demonstrates, there’s no need to wear a shirt to court if you have enough juice.
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Video: Diamond D feat. Scram Jones – I Ain’t The One To Fuc Wit
Thursday July 09th 2015,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Rap Veterans,Video Clips
Written by:

Video number nine from The Diam Piece.



Video: Da Buze Bruvaz – Dos Equis
Saturday June 27th 2015,
Filed under: Conservative Rap Coalition,Newest Latest,Philly Jawns,Video Clips
Written by:

As featured on the Straight Shotz In Dirty Glassez EP, out now on Chopped Herring

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Magnum Opus: The Making of Gang Starr’s ‘Mass Appeal’
Thursday June 25th 2015,
Filed under: Great Moments In Rap,In The Trenches,Video Clips
Written by:

Complex keeping it one hunned with this mini doc about the classic Guru and Premier single.



Video: The Doppelgangaz – Rox Wid Her
Thursday June 25th 2015,
Filed under: New Rap That Doesn't Suck,Sharking,Video Clips
Written by:

Taken from the free Parts Unknown EP.



Video: Czarface – The Great (Czar Guitar)
Saturday June 20th 2015,
Filed under: Beantown,Video Clips,Wu-Tang Is For The Children
Written by:

Great to hear the Rebel INS over the production he deserves again.



Video: Dr. Yen Lo feat. Roc Marciano – Day 81

Newest video from the year’s best rap album.



Video: Grand Daddy I.U – My Neck of the Woods
Tuesday June 16th 2015,
Filed under: Rap Veterans,Strong Island,Video Clips
Written by:

P.I.M.P is available now.



Video: TheBeeShine Cypher #6 – T La Rock, Silver Fox and Kool DJ Red Alert
Thursday May 28th 2015,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Harlem Nights,Old Moufs,Rap Veterans,Video Clips
Written by:

Great to see Terry and Fox in action again with Uncle Red on the decks.



Video: Dr. Yen Lo – Day 912
Saturday April 18th 2015,
Filed under: BK All Day,New Rap That Doesn't Suck,Video Clips
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Newest episode from the Days With Dr. Yen Lo album, which appears to combine the minds of Ka and Preservation. Check out the previously released ‘Day 0’ and ‘Day 3’ below.
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Video: Buze Bruvaz – Hard Liquor

New single from Him-Lo and Clever One, repping that CRC lifstyle.



Video: Willie The Kid and Alchemist – Gettysburg
Thursday April 02nd 2015,
Filed under: Alan The Chemist,New Rap That Doesn't Suck,Video Clips
Written by:

A late video from the Masterpiece Theatre EP.



Video: Funkmaster Wizard Wiz got beef with The Almighty KG from the Cold Crush Brothers
Thursday April 02nd 2015,
Filed under: Forgotten Beefs,Rap Veterans,Video Clips
Written by:

Almighty KG was meant to visit Wiz in Atlanta but never showed up. This was the result.



Video: Meyhem Lauren and Buckwild feat. Action Bronson – 100 MPH
Saturday March 14th 2015,
Filed under: Conservative Rap Coalition,Killa Queens,Outdoorsmen,Video Clips
Written by:

Straight Queens flourishments.



Strong City Released Four Videos?
Wednesday March 11th 2015,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,The 80's Files,Video Clips,Video Vault
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Four of Jazzy Jay‘s Strong City groups released an album during the Uni Records distribution deal – Ice Cream Tee, Busy Bee, Don Baron and Nu Sounds. I vaguely remember owning the Mackin’ album at some stage but not really enjoying anything off it, and listening back now it’s clear that these guys were totally run-of-the-mill. Still, considering their modest talents they did well to have two videos shot, get Afrika Bambaataa to chant the hook, rent some colorful suits and still have enough left over to hire some hawt cheerleaders and video skeezers. ‘Condition Red’ is a slightly better track if you enjoy distorted phone crank callers, otherwise notable for being Skeff Anslem‘s first production credit.
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Video: Kool G Rap – All Elements Radio Interview
Monday March 09th 2015,
Filed under: G Rap Week,Killa Queens,Video Clips
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DJ J-Ronin talks to G Rap about his legacy, his old school influences, meeting Big Pun, his friendship with Grand Daddy I.U. and more. Plus KGR mentions that his next LP is titled Hustler’s Bible.



Video: Agallah The Don – Somebody Tell Me
Friday March 06th 2015,
Filed under: New Rap That Doesn't Suck,Video Clips
Written by:

This beat is too ill.