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State Property: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

To compete for a championship, you gotta assemble a team that has the perfect balance between superstar, experienced veterans, rookies, and free agent pick-ups. Dame Dash, Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella have been getting their GM duties on by constructing super group State Property. And with a franchise player in place in Beanie Sigel, and Freeway approaching… Read more »

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Bubba Sparxxx – The Other One

Since 1991 only one white rapper has sold more than one million copies of a single album. In the past 12 years (post Vanilla Ice) only one white rapper has attained platinum status: Eminem. For all of you out there that subscribe to the theory that white artists in hip-hop are rapidly gaining control of… Read more »

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Method Man: Sound Off

When you see Method Man on TV, you see an element of the master. You see a clown, a jester holding court, you see a great veteran MC, you see a comedic entertainer and you see that gleam in his eye. When you get Method Man in a truer element, those aspects are still there…. Read more »

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Shorty : Same Song, Different Decade

The music industry is universally known as a business that can make or break partnerships, as well as family ties and life-long friendships. One of the West Coast’s most influential groups, Da Lench Mob, knows this theory to be a fact. As an upstart three-man team of politically biased militants, founded by post-N.W.A. Ice Cube,… Read more »

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XXL: Editor In Chief Elliot Wilson Speaks

Beef is not what’s going on between hip-hop magazines XXL and The Source. But, it truly is a rivalry never seen before between a pair of hip-hop magazines and journalists. XXL has finally, and legitimately challenged the monarch, however not without widespread effect. But, when Nas dissed both publications, claiming they were not playing their… Read more »

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Roscoe P. Coldchain: Well Off, Not Rich

The new artist is a catch twenty-two role. You have to bring something new, but you have to fit within the familiarities of the listener’s ear. Rosco P. Coldchain might be doing the impossible. At a time where nobody believes the thug anymore, Rosco’s stories echo with an eerie truth. In an era where everybody… Read more »

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Cappadonna: Through The Fire

Cappadonna has run a gauntlet of trials and tribulations in the recent past. A man who came up with Wu-Tang in their later years with his tiger style rhyme flow and unique delivery has done a lot and seen a lot. In the span of a few years, he has observed more than many men… Read more »

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Nappy Roots: World Tour Part 2

AllHipHop.com: Do yall have any particular views on the war? A lot of people especially with hip-hop came out against the war. There wasn’t a lot of support for the war, but there was support for the soldiers. NR: I hate to see soldiers dying. A lot of people don’t really want to be out… Read more »

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Nappy Roots: World Tour Pt. 1

Nappy Roots have endured and struggled through trials and tribulations that would break up the most tight knit groups. Hailing from Kentucky, an area of the country that’s not known as a hot bed of hip-hop activity, the Nappy Roots have pulled in platinum sales, fed the homeless, traveled the globe and performed during a… Read more »

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Reinventing the Nas Remix: Pt. 2

Allhiphop: Ok, Doom, talk to me about what Nas an artist means to you, and why you ran to his album? MF Doom: Yeah, no question. Nas is an MC the way that he approaches the joints that he do. If you think about it, all of us get the beats plain. Then for whatever… Read more »

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Reinventing The Nas Remix

Nas is certainly a producer’s favorite MC. The way that he drives his words, his cadences, and overall the content matter – are all true to hip-hop of the past, future, and present. Since Illmatic, Nas has never settled with one sound, while some of us may have wish he had. Instead, Nas evolved to… Read more »

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PMD: The Morning Star Pt. 2

AHH: Is that were the title " The Awakening " comes from? PMD: Yea because I was supposed to have got caught up in all of this. But God was like come on, yall seen " Strictly Business," yall seen "It’s My Thing," yall seen "Gold Digga." Red Man still runnin around here. It was… Read more »

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