On August 30th, 2012, music industry executive Chris Lighty was found dead in his Bronx apartment from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The circumstances surrounding his death have been cloudy, as several members of the hip hop community — including Violator artists like 50 Cent, Q-Tip, Papoose, and members of Lighty’s family — have since questioned whether his death was a suicide or not. Read More…
Westside Gunn lets loose a new 14-minute long cut called “Raw Is FlyGod” featuring his daughter WS Pootie, produced by Daringer. It’s definitely another specially themed WWF/WWE piece, with the track switching up 5 different times, sorta how past iconic producers such as DJ Premier, Madlib, DOOM or Alchemist does at times.
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Compton’s Most Wanted’s legendary MC Eiht has been working on his thirteenth album, Which Way Iz West, dropping June 9th, executive produced by DJ Premier. For this single “Represent Like This”, Eiht has got both Primo and WC (of the Maad Circle/Westside Connection) produced by Brenk Sinatra.
Young M.A drops her new Herstory EP. The project is the latest release from the Brooklyn femcee and her first since the Sleepwalkin project in 2015. Monica is the only guest on “JOOTD,” which is a new take on her breakout classic single “Don’t Take It Personal (Just One Of Them Days).” which jacked this beat in the first place. Recycled from a recycle.
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“Rob Swift, RS gets busy“
The living legendary X-Men/Xecutioner, turntablist brings it to Funk Flex’s decks with str8 wax, vinyl style, using no laptop, as the first DJ to do this in nearly 20 years. Love the way he sets it off with that classic routine from back in them Xmen days, R.I.P. Grand Master Roc Raida!
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