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AHH YEAR IN REVIEW: Who Was The King In The Midwest In ’08?

The oft-underestimated Midwest region continued to carve out their own distinct identity with a nice mix of mainstream and underground stars. Chicago elites Kanye West and Common were joined by Lupe Fiasco, who courtesy of the well-received The Cool began to receive recognition as one of the game’s premier young artists.   Detroit’s Hip-Hop scene… Read more »

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FIRST CRACK: Stat Quo-The Bailout

Times are hard on the boulevard.  Rappers getting dropped from labels.  Labels going bankrupt and folding. Rappers getting their chains snatched. The world is just not economically safe for rappers.And what about you, the consumer?  All the heavy hitters dropped early. Other heavy hitters getting pushed to next year.  Fourth quarter drought of hot music. … Read more »

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