Monday, November 30, 2009

Rare Flava: Young MC - Principals Office

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Respect The DJ-Tim Westwood: Interviews with Busta Rhymes BBC Radio 1Xtra

Westwood TV: Busta Rhymes Interview On Radio 1 Part 1

Westwood TV: Busta Rhymes Interview On Radio 1 Part 2

Linkin Park Ft Busta Rhymes ft. Linkin Park - We Made It

Gym Class Heroes Ft. Busta Rhymes-Peace Sign (Index Down)

Friday, November 20, 2009

African-American Male Unemployment Over 17%

The unemployment rate for all African-Americans is about 50 percent higher than the nation as a whole — and even higher for African-American males.

(Via NPR)

The country's spiraling unemployment rate is taking a particular toll on men as the recession continues to roil male-dominated industries, such as manufacturing and construction.

This "he-cession," as it's sometimes called, has hit African-American men especially hard, increasing their unemployment rate to more than 17 percent last month.


KRS-One Wants To See A Jay-Z Vs 50 Cent Battle! "That Will Be The Greatest Battle In Hip-Hop's History"

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Tales From The Dane Side - Dana Dane

D-Nice catches up with Brooklyn’s Dana Dane to discuss the story behind his 80s hit “Cinderfella Dana Dane” for “True Hip-Hop Stories”.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Audio: Pete Rock & CL Smooth Interview

From (Nah Right)

The Dan Greenpeace Show on Spine Radio spoke to them last week:

Recorded backstage at their reunion show in London last week. They discuss their first show in New York at Homebase with fellow Elektra artists LONS, Brand Nubian and KMD; Wendy Williams breaking ‘T.R.O.Y.’ on NY radio, how Sylvia Rhone taking over at Elektra is when “things started going haywire”, and more.

Along with remixes, b-sides, demons and other non-album cuts.

Audio: Pete Rock & CL Smooth Interview w/ The Dan Greenpeace Show

NInja Assassin - Legacy (feat. Raekwon, Murs & Xzibit)

R.I.P ODB (November 15, 1968 – November 13, 2004)

Last week

Just Blaze Goes Toe To Toe With Alchemist In A Live Beat Battle On Stage in Atlanta

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Rare Gems: MC Trouble - Make You Mine

MC Trouble was the first female rapper signed to Motown Records. She had a minor hit in 1990 with the song "(I Wanna) Make You Mine" on her first album, Gotta Get A Grip. But unfortunately she passed away in 1991.

MC Trouble - Gotta Get A Grip(1990)

1 (I Wanna) Make You Mine (4:03)
Featuring - Good Girls, The
2 The Push Up (3:52)
3 Gotta Get A Grip (3:39)
4 Fly Guy (4:22)
5 Black Line (4:22)
6 Here Comes Trouble (4:04)
7 Power Move (3:44)
8 Thing For You (4:46)
Backing Vocals - Full Force
9 Points Proven (4:01)
10 Well Equipped (3:34)
Bonus Tracks
11 Is It Live (4:18)
12 Body (4:00)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Oddisee explains “geographic confusion”

Oddisee explains “geographic confusion” in the D.C. Maryland, Virginia hip-hop scene.

Happy Veteran's Day: DJ Premier: Checc Ya Mail [Mixtape]

(Via Kevin Nottingham)

1. DJ Premier – Intro
2. Papoose – ‘Mother Nature’
3. Evidence feat. Alchemist, Big Twin – ‘To The Top’
4. Blaq Poet – ‘Dang Dis!’
5. Rev. Run – ‘Mind On The Road’
6. Redman – ‘Gillahouse Check’
7. AZ – ‘The Come Up’
8. Smooth B – ‘Game Over’
9. 354 feat. Styles P – ‘Coast To Coast’
10. Big Shug – ‘The 3 Shugs’
11. Tef – ‘Rugged Terrain (Freestyle)’
12. Bumpy Knuckles – ‘The Life’
13. G-Unit – ‘300 Shots’
14. The Game – ‘Ghost Unit’
15. Likwit Junkies – ‘Ghetto’
16. NYGz feat. Rave, Royal Flush, T-Sluggs, Juice – ‘Bullseye’
17. Red Rock – ‘Gee’s Like Us’
18. Nas – ‘Death Anniversary’
19. Doo Wop – ‘R.I.P. JUSTO’


Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Another Random Joint - Kev Brown

Another Random Joint - Kev Brown from Humble Monarch on Vimeo.

Onyx's Fredro Starr on how he signed with Death Row Records.

Fredro Starr shares on how Suge Knight wanted him to sign with Death Row and that R&B singer Brandy might have saved his life by backing by not signing, six months prior to 2PAC's death, "I could Of been in that car", says Starr.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Dame Dash Speaks On Beanie Sigel Dissing Jay-Z

"No beef! None of that. I don't have beef with nobody,' former Roc-A-Fella mogul says."

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Say Something - Talib Kweli

Footage of Talib Kweli speaking at West Virginia University.