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Evidence Ft. Planet Asia – “Sakura”

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Right in time for Halloween season, Dilated Peoples frontman Evidence drops 'Sakura.

SMOKE BREAK

“Bruce Lee” – Review Of Planet Asia’s Black Belt Theatre

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There’s something to be said about knowing your strengths and playing to them.

The Arrival Mixtape

Planet Asia & Doo Wop – The Arrival Mixtape

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From underneath the crushed vials and broken pipes on the asphalt, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/planet-asia">Planet Asia</a> is moving past the "crack belt" and opening up on a dojo for his latest narrative, Black Belt Theatre.

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Planet Asia – “Golden State” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/planet-asia">Planet Asia</a> offers a west coast ode in the form of "Golden State.

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Planet Asia – “Air Balloon” Video

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Jason Green stays with a healthy zip of his last name but he's far from a weed rapper.

Tri State

Statik Selektah & Alchemist Feat. Big Twinz, Freddie Gibbs, Tri-State & Planet Asia – “On The Corner”

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Despite having a lineup of emcees that sounds like it was drawn randomly from names in a hat, the Statik Selektah and Alchemist co-produced “On The Corner” works surprisingly well.

VIDEOS

#GasIsTooDamnHigh Says The Hip-Hop Community

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Photo By <a href="http://www.upi.com/News_Photos/view/f772b5b1f31e2af83d29d52d228dd553/Gas-prices-continue-to-rise-in-Washington/">UPI</a> The above picture was taken at a gas station in my hometown of Washington, DC.

Planet Asia

Your Crack Belt News Update

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/review-of-planet-asia-crackbelt-theatre"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/planet-asia">Planet Asia</a> could have been an architect or city planner in another life.

Tiffany Blue Tuesdays

80 Blocks From Tiffany’s Feat. Planet Asia – “On Ice (Remix)”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/download-camp-lo-and-pete-rock-80-blocks-from-tiffanys-mixtape"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/camp-lo">Camp Loington</a> is right up there with Rae and Ghost as a nominee for Best Creative Use of Language by a duo.

too short

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.

Spotlight

Planet Asia – “Boiler Makers” (Prod. By Madlib)

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/madlib-interview-in-la-weekly"> Madlib doesn't have regular fans; most are true diehards. I'm not one...yet, because I'm slowly becoming a convert. The guy's beats are nothing to f*ck with. "Boiler Makers" carries a dusty, layered groove that's been on heavy repeat. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/planet-asia">Planet Asia's</a> Crack Belt Theater drops tomorrow and will serve as a warm-up to his Black Belt Theatre release, set to drop in 2011.

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Kyle Rapps Feat. Planet Asia – “Hand Over Fist”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=141295"> Never heard of Kyle Rapps but his deep voice and Belief's production initially made me play this a few times this morning. Not that there's much here aside from raps about making money, presented in a string of rhymes that don't seem to bear much connection at all. The track might go ignored, pushed aside as more inbox fodder if it weren't for the gravitating production by Belief and Planet Asia's short but eclipsing vocal appearance. Choose your features and production wisely, otherwise there's a strong chance of being outshined. Download -- <a href="http://www.mediafire.com/?ak13ezcuhvo4qgh">Kyle Rapps Feat. Planet Asia - "Hand Over Fist" (Prod. by Belief)</a>.

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Ras Kass – “2012 Scenario” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=138802"> Our favorite superhero emcee <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ras-kass">Ras Kass</a> is joined by a gang of friends for "Scenario 2010.

Strong Arm Steady

Strong Arm Steady – “Make Me Feel” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=136843"> Remember how gats were blurred out in videos for years? Strong Arm Steady says fuck that as they're stalkin' gat fools and walkin' jack moves in broad daylight. Drippin' with West Coast flavor, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/strong-arm-steady">S.A.S.</a> are a hard workin' crew; already prepping for their 2011 album Arms & Hammers with this joint right here.

XXL Magazine

Freddie Gibbs – Str8 Killa No Filla (No DJ)

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/freddie-gibbs-on-mtvs-mixtape-monday"> Journey with Gary, Indiana's finest 360° on the authentic gangsta tip. The <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/download-freddie-gibbs-str8-killa-no-filla">OG mixtape</a> was a rawer-than-sushi shootout designed for your weed smokin' joyrides through the mind of the methodical genius.

XXL Magazine

Freddie Gibbs – Str8 Killa No Filla

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<a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/52/http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/str8-killa/id382893805"> With the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/the-str8-killa-psa">current anticipation</a> and excitement surrounding this here release, nothing more needs to be said.

The Alchemist

Krondon Feat. Planet Asia & Bad Lucc – “Devil’s Run”

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How bout takin' to the Left Side for a second.

Think Green

“Hunters” – Review Of Phil The Agony’s Think Green

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What’s the first thing comes to mind when you associate the color green with Hip-Hop.

THE GOVERNMENT

Donny Goines – The Breakfast Club

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It's funny how the music universe aligns its stars to manifest various degrees of separation.


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