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Anti-Pop Consortium Leak Four New Tracks as Part of “Tres Inexcelsius”

New York hip hop group, Anti-Pop Consortium (APC) have been tweeting clues the past couple months about their upcoming new album. With the group originally consisting of Beans, High Priest, M. Sayyid and producer Earl Blaize, the men are back with some bangin’ new tracks that just leaked! We’re not too sure if Beans is […]

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FREE Album Download: “Distorted Reverberations” – Modern Psyche Meets Hip Hop Instrumentals

I’ve never been one for the fusion of rap and rock in the likes of Limp Bizkit, P.O.D. or any other of those crappy bro bands for that matter. But I do however, love this new psyche hip hop compilation that came across my inbox this morning. Free for you to download in all its […]

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Kool Keith with Nocando and Busdriver at Bordello (July 9, 2011)

Well, the big secret is out! Kool Keith will be headlining the Bordello this Saturday, July 9, 2011 with a dope line up of some of L.A.’s finest hip hop heads: Kool Keith with Nocando, Busdriver, Denis Deft, Yeti Beats, Zane (Killing Spree). You cand get $15 discount tickets to the show if you RSVP […]

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Shabazz Palaces at the Troubadour (June 9, 2011) – Photos & Show Review

With out even reading the bio on Shabazz Palaces’ new album, Black Up, I instantly thought of one of my favorite hip hop acts, Digable Planets. The rhymes were as smooth as hot buttah’ on a bread roll and the beats were exotically tight. After doing my research I was even more stoked to learn […]

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Red Bull EmSee – A Freestyle Battle of Sight & Sound at the Echoplex – Photos

The Red Bull EmSee – A Freestyle Battle of Sight & Sound went off last Thursday, June 9 at the Echoplex. Hosted by rapper Bun B with special performances by judges Kurupt, Chali 2na and MC Supernatural, the evening introduced eight Los Angeles emcees all battling for the spot of L.A. free-style king. After all […]

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2 Live Crew Book a Free Show at the Slidebar in Fullerton on August 26

Whoa is this shit fo realz??? Yes, yes it is. It looks like the late 80s controversial hip hop act, 2 Live Crew will be playing a FREE show at the Slidebar in Fullerton on August 26, 2011! WTF? Yeah, that’s what I said to myself when I received the email. Although the Miami rappers […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to ?uestlove (Quest Love) with Beatards at the Central SAPC (June 11, 2011)

?uestlove (Quest Love) is making his way back to Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club in Santa Monica for a dope DJ set you won’t want to miss. The famed Roots drummer knows his shit and is a fan of a plethora of quality music including some to today’s hottest indie acts. ?uestlove will be […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to DJ Premier with the Beat Junkies at the Echoplex (May 14, 2011)

Get ready for a sic evening of hip hop as the Echoplex presents DJ Premier with the Beat Junkies on Saturday, May 14 at the Echoplex. If you know what’s up in the hip hop realm, you’re already down with these artists. If you don’t, well here’s a lil 411: Performing as a very special […]

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Concert Tickets: DJ Premier with the Beat Junkies at the Echoplex (May 14, 2011)

Get ready for a sic evening of hip hop as the Echoplex presents DJ Premier with the¬†Beat Junkies on Saturday, May 14 at the Echoplex. If you know what’s up in the hip hop realm, you’re already down with these artists. If you don’t, well here’s a lil 411: ¬†Performing as a very special guest, […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Talib Kweli w/ David Banner at Club Nokia (April 3, 2011)

One of New York’s finest emcees, Talib Kweli is making his way to Club Nokia this Sunday, April 3 for a fresh show with David Banner, 9th Wonder and Fashawn. The evening is gonna bump with fat beats and rhymes as Talib takes the stage for his live show. If you have yet to see […]

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