If you like Young Money and/or underground hip-hop, this is definitely a good week to pay a visit yo your favorite digital retailer. Get acquainted with new releases from Young Money, Le1f, Slakah the Beatchild, Romanian-American beatmaker Gypsy Mamba.
This Week's New Releases:
- Gypsy Mamba - Return of the Gypspy
- Le1F - Hey
- Slakah tha Beatchild - Soul Movement 2
- Young Money - Rise of an Empire
Not 100% hip-hop but worth visiting...
- Aloe Blacc - Lift Your Spirit
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Billboard has declared Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" the top rap song of all time. Let that marinate for a second.
Breathe. Now read on.
Notorious chronicles the brief, yet legendary career of the Notorious B.I.G. a.k.a. Biggie Smalls. The film portrays the life of a young rapper, whose stellar career quickly changed his life and the lives of those close to him. Here's a spoiler-free Notorious review.
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It's been over 14 years since hip-hop lost the Notorious B.I.G to a senseless murder. Biggie Smalls excelled at many aspects of emceeing, including the ability to consistently out-rhyme his peers on virtually every song. Big approached collaborations with the same grit and hilarity he devoted to solo cuts. What follows is a sample of his collaborative brilliance. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you 10 Best Biggie Collaborations of all time.
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