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This Week in Hype: Music Writing & Cheap Vodka With Drew Millard

Welcome back to yet another edition of the "This Week in Hype" podcast. How are you doing? I'm wonderful. That reminds me - I need to tell y'all the story of the time Mike Tyson told me to be wonderful. Anyway....... Read More
Posted 2 hours ago
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Immortal Technique’s “Dance With the Devil” is Fu*king Terrifying

'Tis the season to be frightened. Bring on the ghouls and goblins, doorbell abuse and slutty attire, candy corn and Treehouse of Horrors. A dentist's favorite holiday is haunting us once again. The final day... Read More
Posted 2 hours ago
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Black Milk’s “If There’s a Hell Below” Made Me Cry With Hip-Hop Love

Why do I love hip-hop? WHY DO I LOVE HIP-HOP?!? Might as well ask me why the sky is blue or why chicken tastes delicious. Sometimes the stuff closest to us, our daily habits or most common occurrences, are the hardest... Read More
Posted 4 hours ago
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Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label

You may not be familiar with my stellar resume, so let’s review. One time, ScHoolboy Q got arrested at my SXSW show. Another time, I went to the Playboy Mansion and (kinda) got in a fight with Xzibit. And then there was... Read More
Posted 23 hours ago
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Rap Quiz: Bet You Can’t Name These Rappers From Their Kid Photos

Normally, looking at pictures of children will get you on some sort of list, but when it's rappers, it's A-OK. Every hip-hop head prides themselves on knowing rappers before they blow up; this quiz is like that to the... Read More
Posted one day ago
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One Song to Prove Drake is a Dope Rapper

Drake is so soft. How soft is he? Drake is so soft, cats watch videos of him on the internet for lolz.  Drake is so soft, he pours breast milk in his cereal.  Drake is so soft, Charmin uses him to wipe its... Read More
Posted one day ago
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ILOVEMAKONNEN Performs “Wrist” Live in NYC, Doesn’t Get Punched in Face

Subscribe to DJBoothTV Sometimes you can recognize history as it's being made, but more often than not you stumble into history. History finds you. If it seems like ILOVEMAKONNEN's history's is... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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You’ll Never Understand Nikko Lafre (Interview)

There's no exact science to this here rap game (shocking, I know). What does it mean to be "hot" or "next up"? What makes a project "buzzworthy"? Honestly I don't have the answers; I just play the game. I will... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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Game Over: The Best Video Game Sample Flips in Hip-Hop History

While saying "I spent the day analyzing video game music!" probably won't fly when talking to that cute girl at the bar (unless it does, in which case bae her ASAP), here in rap nerd land, the idea gets our... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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“Live Life 2” & OG Maco’s Move to Avoid One-Hit Wonder Status

Atlanta is stampeding through hip-hop in 2014. It’s like watching a baby boom of unorthodox misfits who are achieving maximum impact with eccentric styles and charismatic personalities. For example: Young Thug,... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
 

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