#Kanye West

Kanye West, Big Sean, 2 Chainz & Marsha Ambrosius – “The One”

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By now, most people are either a full way through their first listen to Cruel Summer or firing up their mobile device and seeing the news that the album sprung a leak last night.


Sean Rose – Overdrive Mixtape

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From the glamorous strip of Sin City to the most obscure corner of Whereverville, AK, a rose will always be revered as a rose.

Willy Will

Saint Nick Feat. Marsha Ambrosious – “Streets Gone Love Me” (Prod. By Don Cannon)


Money, power and respect is not only the key to life, it's the door that leads to the proverbial immortality.


Marsha Ambrosius – Later Nights & Earlier Mornings Mixtape

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Marsha's underrated album receives a facelift thanks to DJ Aktive with the compilation Later Nights & Earlier Mornings.


9th Wonder Is Ready To Live Out “The Wonder Years” With New LP

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The 9th Wonder of the world has recently <a href="http://www.thesermonsdomain.com/2011/08/08/preach-on-sermon-wonder-the-throne/">been taking heat</a> for his opinions regarding Watch The Throne's quality but come September 27th, 2011, the producer will have the opportunity to prove he can do much better.

Vitamin D

9th Wonder & Jamla Records Present Rapsody – Thank H.E.R. Now Mixtape

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The B-Girl's back but don't expect any simplistic rhyme cadences from Rapsody.


Marsha Ambrosius – “Daddy’s Little Girl (Father’s Day 2011)”

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How neat would it be for a Dad to receive a song dedicated to him spread across the Net.


Marsha Ambrosius – “Late Nights & Early Mornings” Video

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Even thought its too damn early and Monday morning lethargy reigns, it's still never too early for a journey through <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/marsha-ambrosius">Marsha's</a> bedroom as long as she's singing while guiding listeners through how she likes it when the time comes to get down.

Strong Arm Steady

Strong Arm Steady Feat. Marsha Ambrosius – “When Darkness Falls” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/04/review-of-strong-arm-steadys-arms-hammers"> "When Darkness Falls" is hands down my favorite song off Arms and Hammers. It’s everything that is <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/strong-arm-steady">SAS</a>.

Teddy Pendergrass

Marsha Ambrosius Has Your Night Covered

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/marsha-ambrosius-sextape-pt-1"> Let this have been April 20th, every rapper with a habit in a 30 mile radius of a microphone would have a song dedicated to the world's most popular unofficial holiday. So I don't think anyone can be mad with the amount of sappy material floating through the Internet on the day designated for love, chocolate, cheap gifts and, in a lot of cases, sex. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/marsha-ambrosius">Marsha Ambroisus</a> concluded her Sextape series with part four featuring the likes of some of the all time greats helping seal the deal.

Young Chris

Cupid Overload: 2011’s Valentine’s Day Music

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/02/cupid-overload-2011-valentines-day-music"> So, obviously it's Valentine's Day and amongst other things, it is a day observed for a slew of free music under the premise of knockin' the boots, heartache and faux emotions. Gotta love Hip-Hop for it. Instead of turning the site into the Anthony Thomas music section, we decided to wrangle up the mixtapes/EPs, songs and visuals that are making this day longer than it needs to be. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/review-of-diddy-dirty-money-last-train-to-paris"> Dirty Money - LoveLove Vs. HateLove, The Last Train to Paris Valentines Day Love Mix -- Diddy and the gals take a pit stop from Paris to drop some remixed smooth grooves that will probably start the night off right before things slow to a silent creep. Available <a href="http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/#/4">here</a>.

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First Listen: Strong Arm Steady’s Arms & Hammers

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/strong-arm-steady-feat-curtis-mayfield-makings-of-you-prod-by-pete-rock"> Home to Rip Ridaz and Damus, palm trees, sandy beaches and a million and one sports teams, California needs a wide scope to capture the ambiance of its daily happenings. And since two heads are better than one, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/strong-arm-steady">Strong Arm Steady</a> has extra insurance on their investment with three members in Krondon, Mitchy Slick and Phil Da Agony.

#Jay Z

Album First Listen: Saigon’s The Greatest Story Never Told

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/09/saigon-just-blaze-gotta-believe-it-vide"> In 2011, this is as close to a "Roll Call" as you're going to get. Annnd, in 2011, this could be considered the first noteworthy Hip-Hop full-length record to get the ball rolling; set the standard for where the beats, rhymes and life should be propelled to elevate the music standard in the commercial district. (You hear that Dre?). You've seen a little bit, and heard a few more but holy taco Batman, this is the full enchilada we're dealing with. Kanye West, Jay-Z, Marsha Ambrosius and some guy named Just Blaze (?) all help Saigon finally get his Greatest Story told and sold on 2.15.11. Three years ago, some of you current skeptics' heads would have exploded like that White supremacist on that Dave Chappelle skit. But since we're all here, how does it sound? If we're taking prop bets, how many <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/ratings">Cigs</a> will TSS Crew dole out for it.


David Banner & 9th Wonder Feat. Ludacris & Marsha Ambrosius – “Be With You” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/david-banner-9th-wonder-feat-ludacris-marsha-ambrosius-be-with-you"> With a dashiki wearing <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/9th-wonder">9th Wonder</a> and unfortunately absent <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/marsha-ambrosius">Marsha Ambrosius</a>, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/david-banner">David Banner</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ludacris">Ludacris</a>, along with a plethora of curvy Nubian Queens, bring one of my favorite tracks of the fall/winter season to life.


Marsha Ambrosius – SexTape Pt. 3

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/download-marsha-ambrosius-far-away"> Marsha, oh sweet Marsha. Our singing heroine's SexTapes continue to deliver mini-mixes flush with well-known Quiet Storm staples infused with her interpretations. And now, she released Part 3 via <a href="http://twitter.com/MarshaAmbrosius/status/7717829730111488">her Twitter</a> yesterday and it's on par with the previous two installments.


Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”

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No tricky title here, just good music.

The Isley Brothers

Marsha Ambrosius Has A SexTape

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/david-banner-9th-wonder-feat-ludacris-marsha-ambrosius-be-with-you"> If this is any indication of what Late Nights & Early Mornings will spawn into, the stock in box springs for beds is almost certain to skyrocket in 2011. This is some real grown folks type music right here. Leaving her <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/marsha-ambrosius-i-hope-she-cheats">vindictive feelings</a> behind, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/marsha-ambrosius">Marsha</a> focuses her attention to the bedroom and the fantasies that can fulfilled with the proper theme music.

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