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Luke Campbell: Drop a Bomb

Over the past 20 years, Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell has been no stranger to making mouths drop. But whether in shock or awe, the fact that the father to both the Southern Bass sound and the sexual music video movement, has fought his way for and in an industry that in his opinion doesn’t appreciate… Read more »

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Rewind The Rhyme: Mobb Deep

With everyone talking about bringing New York back, we continue “Rewind the Rhyme” with some cats that know a thing or two about being on top when it comes to rhyme skills. Known for dark beats and sinister rhymes, Mobb Deep is no stranger to the game. With their second album, The Infamous (1995), they… Read more »

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Genovese & Gustapo: Boot Camp

From the jump off, Yonkers rapper Genovese proclaimed “Everybody want to blackball Gen, but in this game Gen ain’t got no friends,” on the hate-fest “F**k Y’all” from his unreleased debut My America. That statement appeared to become true when weeks before his debut was to drop in 2001, the Italian-American rapper was released from… Read more »

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El Da Sensei: El Producto

No longer on a major, no longer selling six-figures, El Da Sensei will not quit. The New Jersey native takes sabbaticals, but constantly hones new fans with a successful solo career. With an entirely new objective, his just-released, The Unusual shows El rhyming over faster beats, with easily digestible messages. With AllHipHop.com, El Da Sensei… Read more »

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T.I.: You Still Don’t Know Me

T.I.’s loving the game right now. While he didn’t release an album in 2005, Tip caked up on features with homies, Young Jeezy, Slim Thug, and Paul Wall. In 2006 however, the Atlanta trap-star aims to conquer the market with, KING coming with the arrival of spring. T.I.’s not out to melt anybody’s snow or… Read more »

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Myka Nyne: Nine Lives

Myka Nyne, – known better as Myka 9, of the Freestyle Fellowship has a recording career that stretches back clear to the 1980’s and a reputation which pre-dates most Hip-Hoppers with records out today. Mr. 9 and his associates held class at Leimert Park, while the world took notes as they redefined the term “freestyle”… Read more »

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M1: Classified

Best known to fans as one half of the seminal rap group dead prez, M1 has been combining Hip-Hop with activism ever since he was expelled from Florida A&M University with his comrade Stic.man. Now, M1 is combining with a Jazz great to sponsor his solo debut album, Confidential. Read, as M1 discusses his deal… Read more »

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Chubbie Baby: Ya Bad Chubbs

B efore the masses get solo albums from Hell Rell, JR Writer, or Jha Jha, the Diplomats expanded their movement with more artists. Luckily, the unit houses one of the strongest mixtape games in the industry. Enter Chubbie Baby – a Bronx by-way-of Columbus, Ohio club-owner, rapper, and producer with big plans. Chubbie’s self-titled mixtapes… Read more »

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Hell Rell: Hell on Earth

T he Diplomats have proven themselves to indeed be a movement. However, some criticize that the movement ends after its ‘Three Kings’: Cam’ron, Juelz Santana, and Jim Jones. Nobody could disagree more than Hell Rell. Fresh out of jail, Hell Rell has gained endorsements from his own Dip-mates, Star of Star & Buc, and even… Read more »

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Rick Ross: Brand New Hustle

With rappers being churned out like products on an assembly line, its increasingly difficult for an emerging lyricists to get a fair shake. Somehow, through his hustle, Rick Ross of Miami was able to garner the attention of Jay-Z and Def Jam by way of Slip-N-Slide Records. Rick currently enjoys the popularity of street smash… Read more »

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Bossman: New Jack City

The city of Baltimore has almost become synonymous with drugs and crime, but there is more to the Southeastern city than just missing lamppost lights and drugs. There is a whole Hip-Hop scene and sound that has even up until now been unscathed. Home to record executives and athletes, Baltimore is a city begging to… Read more »

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Deux Process: Proceed

In a city where a million times deux Hip-Hop acts and other entertainers are trying to make a name for themselves, Los Angles has welcomed Colorado Springs natives, Deux Process with open arms. Up to date, MC’s Chief Nek and Vise Versa have picked up DJ Shawn Dubb, were selected for a couple of Myspace.com… Read more »

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