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Nas & Damain Marley Feat. Junior Reid – “Ancient People”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/review-of-nas-damian-marleys-distant-relatives"> Throw another excerpt into the Distant Relatives scrapbook. Nas and Damian link up with none other than Junior "One Blood" Reid for their family tree's iTunes bonus track. This particular chant down Babylon encompasses all the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/review-of-nas-damian-marleys-distant-relatives">strengths, weaknesses and originality of the album</a> in just one track.

#Kanye West

The Week That Was: The “Speak Your Mind” Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/soulja-boy-feat-waka-flock-flame-and-lil-b-all-i-know"> -- In sports, Elin Woods made the move to be the first <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/elin-nordegren-demands-750-million-in-divorce-settlement">3/4 billion dollar</a> athlete's ex-wife & <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/sonny-vaccaro-jay-z-could-bring-lebron-to-new-york">Sonny Vaccaro says Hov</a> is the key to LeBrongate.

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“Tribal War” – Review Of Nas & Damian Marley’s Distant Relatives

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/04/damian-marley-nas-as-we-enter-video"> Even though every review is a crew review to some extent, the familial vibes Nasir & Damian's Distant Relatives almost begged for the veil to be pulled back and the inner workings of our deliberations revealed once again. Why you ask? Because distant relatives are what we are; a rag tag bunch strewn across the map, banded together by our love of Hip-Hop. Add to the equation that any Nas album piques a vast array of opinions and a fertile ground for debate was laid at our feet. Just ahead you'll see our ratings discussion which went on for days and probably still would be if Gotty™ hadn't put his foot down. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/author/jtinsley">J. Tinsley:</a> The project sounded how I expected it to --- real thematic.

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And The Winner Of The Distant Relatives Giveaway Is…

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/win-an-exclusive-distant-relatives-t-shirt-cd-by-burn-rubber-and-fat-beats"> After a record number of entries, we're proud to announce that Brett H. of Columbus, OH. won the Distant Relatives t-shirt & CD. Brett, report to the front desk and pick up your prizes. Thanks to each and every one of you who entered. The more entries, the better the prizes will be. Support appreciated. Big respect due to <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/burn-rubber">Burn Rubber</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/fat-beats-records">Fat Beats</a> for holding us down.

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Last Call To Enter The Distant Relatives Giveway

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/win-an-exclusive-distant-relatives-t-shirt-cd-by-burn-rubber-and-fat-beats"> We'll be announcing the winner tomorrow but we're still accepting the entries from procrastinators today. Free gear and a CD? Even Nas & Damien are giving you a look, asking what you're waiting for? <a href="Burn Rubber x Fat Beats x Distant Relatives T-Shirt & CD">Click here</a> to enter the Burn Rubber x Fat Beats x Distant Relatives T-Shirt & CD giveaway.

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Reminder: Enter To Win The Distant Relatives T-Shirt & CD

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/win-an-exclusive-distant-relatives-t-shirt-cd-by-burn-rubber-and-fat-beats"> This limited edition Distant Relatives tee taken off our backs and handed directly over to one winner and we'll kick in a CD copy of the album to boot. All you have to do is enter. So, what are you waiting for? Enter: <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/win-an-exclusive-distant-relatives-t-shirt-cd-by-burn-rubber-and-fat-beats">Burn Rubber x Fat Beats x Distant Relatives T-Shirt & CD</a>.

Reflection Eternal

The Week That Was: The “We’ve Had It Up To Here” Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/drake-9-a-m-in-dallas-freestyle"> -- Drake says <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/drake-9-a-m-in-dallas-freestyle">enough is enough</a>.

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For The Free: Burn Rubber x Fat Beats x Distant Relatives T-Shirt & CD

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Quite a few release day exclusives today here @ TSS.

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Nas & Damian Marley Feat. Lil Wayne & Joss Stone – “My Generation”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/distant-relatives"> For one of the more focused Lil Wayne verses you'll hear this year (if ever), tune in to the family reunion Nasir Jones and Damian "Junior Gong" Marley are presenting on wax this May 18th, 2010 with <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/distant-relatives">Distant Relatives</a>.

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Damian Marley & Nas – “As We Enter” Video

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Not exactly the visuals this track brings to mind, but you can't be too mad at these two.

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Damian Marley & Nas Feat. Dennis Brown – “The Promised Land”

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<a href="http://www.billboard.com/news/nas-damian-marley-prep-collaborative-album-1003960203.story#/news/nas-damian-marley-prep-collaborative-album-1003960203.story"> Here's another choice cut to ramp up anticipation for the May 18th release of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/distant-relatives">Distant Relatives</a>.

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OKPTV Interviews Distant Relatives Nas & Damien Marley

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/02/notable-quotable-nas-on-strong-will-continue"> Somehow, some way © Organized, <a href="http://www.okayplayer.com/news/OkayplayerTV-interviews-Nas-and-Damian-Marley.html">Okayplayer</a> snagged both Nas & Damien Marley for a video interview while @ SXSW.

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3.29 The Cooler

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Anne Marie Katy Perry Gets Brutally Slimed At Kids' Choice Awards [Pop Eater] Colombian Model Wanted For Drug Trafficking [F-Listed] Interviews With Pole Dancers [With Leather] Freddie Gibbs “The Ghetto” Video Shoot Photos [Villain Radio] Married At 9, Divorced At 10: Girl's Memoir [Today] Record Labels [...].

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Notable Quotable – Nas On “Strong Will Continue”

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"I'MA STREET LIFER, always harassed by the C-Ciphers Chief-like, Geronimo with his peace pipe I emerged from the street life This for the homies who relate, know what it be like My QB life Taken and turned to the Louie XIII® light Twisted and mangled sorta like Bruce Lee life Cursed with his son Brandon, if that's you and me Knight I pray our fate's greater I speak like I still matter as a rapper, not doubting.

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Damian Marley & Nas – “As We Enter”

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Less than 24 hours from the ruminative street single, <a href="http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.10496/title.damain-nas-release-the-1st-single-off-distant-relatives">HHDX</a> breaks out the official single for the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/distant-relatives">Distant Relatives</a> a.

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Damian Marley & Nas – “Strong Will Continue”

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While the only actual link of bloodline between these two are merely strands of cannabis, there's no denying the fact that <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/nas">Nasir Jones</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/damian-marley">Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley</a> have a kinship in the studio when it comes to creating stirring rebel rock for the freedom fighters.

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So, Where Were You, Nas?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?s=nas">Nas</a>.


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