Phil Adé – A Different World Mixtape


One of my favorite episodes of Everybody Hates Chris was when he made the wrestling team.

tabi Bonney

Watch: Ski Beatz 24 Hour Karate School Pt. 2 Teaser


DD172 just released the best 15 minute time-waster we'll probably run across today since it features an extensive listen to what looks to be Ski's Karate School Pt.

We Got Now

Boaz – The Transition


There's a fine line between transformations and transitions, one that Boaz has keyed in on to become the focal point of his career in 2011.


Tef Poe Feat. GLC – “Out The Kitchen (Remix)” Video


Tef Poe's "Out the Kitchen," produced by Tech Supreme, has been steadily rising in plays on the airwaves and clubs in St Louis, becoming The Force's most successful single since Rocky's "Government Name.


Freddie Gibbs & GLC – “Head Of The Heads,” Live On “Last Call With Carson Daly”


While Gibbs was rapping his heart out at Troubadour in L.A., I was roughly two hours away give or take some change depending on the local Orange County traffic.

Señor Kaos

Upstairs Studio Presents 4-Ize – Professional Ignorant


The one they call 4-Ize doesn't have a lick of sense but possesses some skills in his microphone endeavors.


GLC – “The Light” Video


Gangsta Elle has the soul-glo shining bright from his Ism and he's also got more bounce to the ounce in his Chi-Town flow, as exhibited for his video for "The Light.


Slim Thug – “Murda”


Rumble, young man, rumble. Slim Thugga brings the aggression with "Murda," which is only one verse long but heavy enough to warrant inclusion to a weekend playlist.


XV – Vizzy Zone


When you have Hip-Hop aspirations growing up in Kansas, it's kind of an uphill battle escaping the shadow of stereotype ruby slippers and twisters cast.

Tiffany Davis

GLC Feat. Bun B & Sir Mix-A-Lot – “Clockin’ Lotsa Dollarz” Video


I don't know what's better, the fact that GLC brought Sir Mix-A-Lot out of retirement for his lead single, "Clockin' Lotsa Dollarz," or that he posted the accompanying video on YouTube by himself.

#Kanye West

Wreck The Bells


At about 1:15 a.m., on my way home from the San Bernardino stop of Rock The Bells, some gentleman in his early-to-mid 20s, sideswiped me in his M5. As karma would have it, said stumbling, speech-slurring gentleman more than likely totaled his vehicle when then he lost control of it and ran it head-on into a tree. Now pardon my lack of sympathy for said gentleman because after garbling some sort of remorse and thanking me for staying to help him, he waited for me to get my insurance papers, and promptly fled the scene. He left the fully modified $85,700 vehicle (at this point I don't know whose it is, but it was definitely beyond his means), and took off on foot, leaving me with my beloved, damaged car and his heap of six-figure scrap metal. C'mon son. Stop and think for a minute. A hit and (literally) run is worse than a DUI. And imagine if the cops found him that night; then he would have both charges to deal with along with confessing to his pops that he wrecked his car because he had a little too much Popov to drink. At this point, I still don’t know the full story because the investigation is still pending. But before any of this happened, I was sitting petrified in my car, praying that the man wasn’t hurt, praying with everything I had that I hadn’t caused the accident that took his life, hoping that tomorrow’s headlines wouldn’t read ‘Man Killed in Collision on 52 West.’ All I can hope for now is that the car wasn’t stolen and that the cops can trace it back to him, so I can start resolving this mess. The worst thing is that the thought of him leaving me out to dry didn’t even cross me for a second. But now, because of my blind faith in this stranger, I’m left with an ongoing police investigation, potential appearances in court and one hell of an insurance headache to deal with. Not once did it occur to me that he even could take off, much less that he would take off. All that ran across my thoughts was that my homies and the man were all going to walk away from this mess in one piece and see our families again. And so I present a song that has resonated with me, and helped me keep my wits since the accident. Kanye West Feat. Paul Wall, T.I. & GLC – "Drive Slow (Remix)" | Download.

Respect My Come Up Vol. 2: The Ism

GLC – “Autumn On They Mind”


With the season change soon approaching, GLC wants to put everyone in the mindframe of brown leaves and football games with the first wind of Respect My Come Up Vol.

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