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Encore: Standing Ovation

You may not be familiar with Encore, but after this week’s release of Layover, you will be. In fact, the span of Encore’s career is probably longer than your favorite rapper’s. When he wasn’t a Handsome Boy in Modeling School (the album that is), he was taking over the Bay Area underground with his conscious,… Read more »

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Ill Bill: The Sound and the Fury

What’s wrong with Bill? The kid just ain’t right. As one third of Brooklyn’s heavy hitters Non Phixion, Ill Bill has carved his name in blood with his rugged, rapid-fire spray of rhymes and his dominating presence. Non Phixion’s debut; The Future is Now was an instant underground classic, and while everyone is awaiting the… Read more »

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Ken Starr & Oddisee: No Half Steppin’

            When Rawkus Records closed their doors this season, hip-hop fans by and large were hurt. It also meant the end of a great notion, the saving grace to Hip-Hop music. That same excitement that was prevalent in those early Rawkus releases might very well be what’s to come over at Halftooth Records.             Kenn… Read more »

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Shyheim: Back From Hell

As the youngest affiliate of the Wu-Tang Clan, Shyheim “The Rugged Child” hit the scene at the age of 14. He was lyrically impressive and dropped 1996’s The Lost Generation way before Lil’ Bow Wow and Romeo would hit the scene. He came up as a native of Staten Island and even lived with Ghostface… Read more »

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Bronze Nazareth: Whole Entity

According to a quote by Henry Bromel, “We all carry around so much pain in our hearts. Love and pain and beauty. They all seem to go together like one little tidy confusing package.” This quote is the absolute essence of the music brought forth by Bronze Nazareth. The young RZA protege possesses the unique… Read more »

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Connie Mizell-Perry: Open, Honest Pt. 2

AllHipHop: There is a police station in the area that Jay was shot and killed. How could that have happened with the police being so close? CMP: I don’t know. That’s what makes me think it was all inside. If the security tape was working all along, why wasn’t itworking that night? AllHipHop: What do you think about… Read more »

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The Game: Joe Budden

Game tells his side of the story behind the beef with Joe Budden. Read on. AllHipHop.com: Let’s just talk about the whole beef situation and how it started. You know Joe has already kind of said what he felt how it started but, what’s your view on how it started? Game: Everybody wants to know… Read more »

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Joe Budden: The Game

Rappers Joe Budden and The Game have a bit of a lyrical feud going on. After an appearance on a DJ Clue song, in which they recorded separately, Game took one of Joe’s lyrics as a personal diss to G-Unit and eventually released the scathing diss song dubbed "Buddens" Set to Ice-T’s “Colors,” the Compton-reared… Read more »

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Lil’ Flip: Signed. Sealed. Delivered.

Lil’ Flip personally requested that writer Kay Konnect relay a message to his fans regarding the flock of filter in his last Allhiphop.com interview about the drama surrounding Hump and Sucka Free Records. Flip wanted to expand his original statements. Lil’ Flip: Yeah, yeah, we gotta clear some stuff up that they had on Allhiphop.com…. Read more »

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Prince Paul: Choice of Colors Pt. 1

AllHipHop represents for those who can recite a verse from beginning to end, those who quote lyrics to explain serious life situations, and those who have an arsenal of punch-line snaps in they raps. But AllHipHop has just as much love for the producer. From eight bar loops, to live instrumentation, to the Trinitron, we… Read more »

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