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Kid Cudi Said My Writing is Worthless, So I Wrote About It

It's Friday night. I'm sitting in a circle of friends discussing the comments Kid Cudi made surrounding the state of hip-hop. (What do you do with your Friday nights?) A few hours earlier, I wrote... Read More
Posted 14 hours ago
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Some Things You Can’t Let Slide: The Heartbreak of Ferguson

Growing up, I never really felt bullied. There was a kid in grade school who would throw shots, but it was always playful and I’d return fire as we’d joke and talk trash to each other. My elementary school was one... Read More
Posted 15 hours ago
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From Saba to FRSH Waters, Your Guide to Pivot Gang

Sorry New York, Chicago is the king of pizza... ...and hip-hop. Seriously though, right now, there is simply no better place in the whole entire universe for hip-hop than Chicago. Sure you have guys like Common, Kanye and... Read More
Posted 17 hours ago
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How Many New Rappers Will Still Be Around in 10 Years?

You really can’t understand the power of music until you work tirelessly at a job you hate, making just enough money to scrape by. I’m pretty sure my weekly rendition of “Blood, Sweat, and Tears,” by... Read More
Posted 18 hours ago
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Cardo: The Story Behind Jeezy & Jay Z’ “Seen It All” #A3CProAudio

Subscribe to DJBoothTV You may not know the name, but you definitely know the beats, and you'll know the name after these videos. In the first part of our A3C Pro Audio sit down with Cardo, the man breaks down the... Read More
Posted 19 hours ago
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Beyond the Lights: Machine Gun Kelly Learns to Act Like Himself

The first time I saw Machine Gun Kelly he was contemplating jumping from a balcony and I was contemplating having to catch him. It was 2011 and the hip-hop world was just beginning to realize that they were going to have to... Read More
Posted one day ago
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5 Fresh Projects You Might Have Missed (11/24)

Oh...2014 was a slow year for music you say? Seriously though, if anyone tries to tell you that, please smack them in the face. Actually, better yet, just direct them to this special edition of "Might Have Missed."... Read More
Posted one day ago
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The United States of Underground: Pennsylvania

[Editor's Note: This is part of an ongoing series that will tour every state in the U.S. looking for underground hip-hop talent. For previous states, hit the links at the bottom of th post.] Once you dive into... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Kid Cudi Thinks Hip-Hop Is Endangered - He’s Wrong

“Anyone and everyone can rap now. Its not an impressive field to be in anymore. Ima just learn more instruments and plot more symphonies. Of course there are guys that are impressive and found success making rap their... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Best/Worst of the Week: Wale & Seinfeld, Kendrick on “SNL” & More

Listen, it's Friday, we get it. Nobody really wants to do anything that involves using their brain. So "Best/Worst" will provide you with both the biggest fails and the most awesome awesomeness, as well as some of the... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
 

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