PHONTE

Jabee & Phonte – Love Don’t Live Here

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"For all the people that are on some 'f*** Valentine's Day' s***..."

talib kweli

Talib Kweli, Elzhi & Phonte – “No Competition”

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It's a Brooklyn, Detroit, & Durham connection on the latest leak from the soon-to-be-released Jamla Records compilation album.

Zo!

Zo! Ft. Eric Roberson & Phonte – “We Are On The Move” Video

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Zo! gives his "We Are On The Move" groove a Video Soul-inspired look in the accompanying visual.

SMOKE BREAK

My Life According To Phonte Part 5: Charity Starts At Home

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For a newly married man, Charity Starts At Home was a guide to married life that didn't pull any punches.

The Foreign Exchange

My Life According To Phonte Part 4: The Milk’s Gone Bad

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When I started this series about Phonte, I knew it'd come to this. This being about the time Tigallo let me down.

#BREAKING BAD

‘The Wire: Jay Z; Breaking Bad: Nas’ — Phonte’s Rapper/TV Show Comparisons Are Spot On

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Phone has been comparing various TV shows to all-time great rappers. It's a very good use of Twitter.

She Got Game

Rapsody Ft. Phonte & Jay Electronica – “Jedi Code” (Prod. By 9th Wonder)

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In a refreshing turn, we have a collection of rappers rapping well for the sake of rapping well, and not in response to another rapper rapping well about how rappers should rap better.

Prologue Volume 2

Ab Ft. Phonte – “All This Love”

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Cleveland singer/producer Ab puts a contemporary spin on his cover of DeBarge's "All This Love" and Phonte bookends the song with two short verses.

SMOKE BREAK

My Life According To Phonte Part 3: Tigallo Sets The Blueprint

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Two people made me want to do what I do for a living now.

Zo!

Zo! Ft. Gwen Bunn & Phonte – “Count To Five” Video

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This post is sponsored by the letter “F” for funky.

Rapper Big Pooh

My Life According To Phonte, Part 2: Blackface And A Storm Named Katrina

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I'm not sure if this is true for everyone in college, but it's pretty much law for everyone I've talked to.

Rapper Big Pooh

My Life According To Phonte, Part 1: Backpacking To North Carolina

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Prologue: I hate that when Little Brother is mentioned, Rapper Big Pooh is merely an afterthought.

VIDEOS

QoTD: What’s Your Favorite Organized Noize Song?

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It's been over six months since we blessed you with Out Of The Darkness: The Best Of Organized Noize but the music on the tape is timeless so the campaign continues.

The Listening

The iPod Shuffle – Little Brother’s “The Yo-Yo”

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Music in your formative years often ties to a good memory or feeling.

Tito Lopez

Big SANT Feat. Phonte, Tito Lopez & King Mez – “Rap N*gga”

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Big SANT's MFxOG is on the way and today he unleashes "Rap N*gga.

PHONTE

Phonte Feat. Median – “Eternally” Video

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Rise and grind and get awaken from your slumber with a 308-style greeting from Phonte, Median and the visuals for "Eternally," the 9th Wonder-produced track off Charity Starts At Home.

VIDEOS

Phonte, DJ Premier & 9th Wonder Speak On The Art Of Battle Rap At Redbull EmSee 2012

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Photos: Skipp Martin, Red Bull Battles are a staple in Hip-Hop, whether they occur on wax or live, competition between MCs (and DJs as well).

SMOKE BREAK

Phonte – “The Good Fight” Video

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Initially, I had this entire post mapped out about how Phonte's "The Good Fight" describes my life and how it strikes a nerve that moves me to the point of chills each time I hear the record.

Swiff D

Phonte – “Dance In The Reign” Video

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What better way to kick off Charity Starts At Home's visual campaign than with "Dance In The Reign.


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