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Mixtape Review: Knowledge Medina & Numonics’ “Never Enough” [EP]

Rating: 7/10 Independently, you may have heard of both of the people responsible for Never Enough; Knowledge Medina is a battle rapper to the core and has several appearances on GrindTimeNow.net (videos of his handiwork are all over YouTube, if interested), while the Florida producer Numonics has silently crafted a name associated with quality Hip-Hop, working… Read more »

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Mixtape Review: Chip Tha Ripper’s “Tell Ya Friends”

Rating: 8/10 Looking to add to this month’s hottest releases, Chip Tha Ripper drops his latest tape entitled Tell Ya Friends. The smooth-flowing Cleveland rapper has brought forth another solid project, with features from Wale, Bun B, Krayzie Bone, Kid Cudi, and more. Tell Ya Friends also features high quality production from Lex Luger, Boi-1da,… Read more »

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CHARTWATCH: J. Cole Hits #1 With RocNation Debut; Wayne Hangs Around Top 10; The Throne Go Platinum

In what is sure to be an unforgettable and cherished moment for the North Carolina native, RocNation rapper J. Cole moved over 200,000 copies of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story (RocNation), in the week since its release. The official SoundScan numbers put the album at 217,324 albums sold. Coming hot off the… Read more »

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Emilio Rojas:Life Without Shame

Rating: 9 / 10 Since Emilio Rojas’ impressive mixtape with DJ Green Lantern and his show-stealing flow on Laws’ “Hold You Down Remix” alongside Big K.R.I.T., he’s been slowly trying to develop a buzz to make a name for himself. Although the aforementioned mixtape,The Natural, was solid, it left something to be desired as far… Read more »

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Review: B.o.B.: No Genre

Grammy nominations are not slowing B.o.B. up. The Atlanta rapper has released his highly anticipated mixtape, No Genre. The fruitful blessing offers appearances by Wiz Khalifa, Yung Dre, CyHi Da Pryce and Bun B and production by Quincy Jones, Kanye West, Jim Jonsin and others. This is a Christmas gift wrapped inside of a 16h… Read more »

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Review: T.I. : No Mercy

Rating: 7.5 / 10 T.I’s latest album, No Mercy, is his first studio release since his prison release.  The album comes at and important period in his career since the ATL trap rapper found himself back behind bars shortly after getting out.  T.I worked tirelessly to rebuild his image through his philanthropy, movies and other… Read more »

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Reviews: 1982, Jay Rock, Kid Daytona

1982 (Statik Selektah and Termanology): FreEPRating: 7.5 / 10 After originally only being available after proof of purchase, Statik Selektah and Termanology have decided to let loose the 1982 Free EP for Hip-Hop fans to enjoy. Featuring nine original tracks, this additional project feels just as strong as the original 1982 album, with strong verses… Read more »

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Review: Cassidy – “C.A.S.H.”

Rating: 6/10 With the release of C.A.S.H. (Cass’ A Straight Hustla), this marks Cassidy’s fourth studio album and his first in his newfound record home with Krossover Entertainment, which is run by NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony. Under a new label, Cassidy’s hoping to finally break out with a solid album that can withstand the criticism… Read more »

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Dipset West Presents: Sex, Money & Murder (Free Download)

Check out the new EP from the CEO of Dipset West, Omar “Iceman” Sharif. Nine tracks of all original music featuring Dipset West artist Young Hu$tle, Gramz4Sale, Begetz and the Fly Boyz.  Also includes U.N. members Felony Fame and Charlie Clips and Dipset/Top Gunna Hell Rell.  Fueled by the single and video for “Longevity” feat. Young Hustle, shot… Read more »

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