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5 Performances That Stood Out at Trillectro

Original shots by @VBrinkley513 & @Kia_Green Yesterday, Trillectro was underway in Columbia, Maryland. Over the festival’s first four years, the location has bounced around several venues within the Washington, DC area. This time though, Trillectro’s new location was the Columbia Merriweather, a concert venue 40 minutes outside of the city. Although this may have dismayed… Read more »

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Compton’s Billionaire Buck discusses Kendrick, YG, Big KRIT, Freddie Gibbs, N.W.A. and The West’s Second Coming

As part of my job, I get the chance to listen to sorts of Hip Hop from all regions. But I have no shame in admitting that I have a bias for the West Coast. In my formative years, growing up in Southern California, I remember stealing borrowing a copy of my brother’s Warren G… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE! O’Shea Jackson, JR. On ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ Ghostwriting, Drake – Meek Mill Beef, Police Brutality, & H.I.V./A.I.D.S.!

Photo Credit: YouTube After polishing his organic skills, O’Shea Jackson, Jr, has earned the opportunity to portray his father, Ice Cube, in the upcoming  N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton. Following intensive years of studying the art of acting with some of Hollywood’s top acting coaches, like Aaron Speiser who taught Will Smith, Susan Batson who helped to shape Nicole… Read more »

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AllHipHop’s Woman Crush Wednesday: The Enticing, Elba Everlasting

Photo Credit: Instagram Making a fluid transition from pouring drinks as a celebrated Startender,  Elba EverLasting, is dedicating her time to the booth and to dropping sixteens. If the  Coalition Forces signee teams up with labelmates Hemi and Dat Boi Ice for tracks like “Work,” spits over a classic freestyle like “Who Shot Ya,” or offers new music… Read more »

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