Slum Village

Guilt-Free Listening: Slum Village’s ‘Evolution’ Album Stream

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Evolution's a fitting title for Slum Village's new album.

Slum Village

Slum Village – “Forever” Video

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We're pleased Slum Village released this relationship-themed video for their latest single <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/04/slum-village-forever">"Forever."</a> Quite frankly, the song's melodramatic drift delivers a vibe that's levels above most the material this legendary Detroit clique has released over the past few years and the push is warranted.

Slum Village

Slum Village – “Forever”

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No matter how you factor the current incarnation of Slum Village into said group's hefty legacy; T3, Illa J and Young RJ are indeed holding the crown down, whether anyone agrees or not.

The Ummah

The Primer: 10 J Dilla Beats Everyone Should Know

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Plenty of words in print, online and on t-shirts praised James Yancey bka J Dilla as a premier, yet overlooked, artist since he died seven years ago.

Young RJ

Slum Village Feat. De La Soul – “Turning Me Off”

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Back in the early '90s, Tribe had most men at the mercy of Ms.

Vinnie Paz

TSS Presents Better Late Than Never Vol. 1

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/tss-presents-better-late-than-never-vol-1"> Time has a not-so-funny way of passing us by. As we, TSS Crew strive to give you our earnest and admittedly, unquestionable opinions on the albums of the day, sometimes even a couple projects slip through our impenetrable reviewing hands. Take a SXSW here and a couple trips to New York there, the missed calls begin to pile up. So as we enter the quarter of our Hip-Hop fiscal year, here's our chance to blow secondhand smoke on some of 2010's offerings. As always, there's <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/ratings">the good, the bad and the in-between</a>.

WALE

8.4 The Cooler

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Deelishis Brett Favre Will Not Play In 2010* [With Leather] Drinking Freedom: 5 Bourbons You Should Try Now [Complex] My Bologna Has a First Name, It's C-A-N-C-E-R [Gothamist] LeBron Ignores Cleveland in New Ad, Thanks Hometown Akron, Ohio [The BVX] T3 On The Status Of [...].

THE COOLER

7.15 The Cooler

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Lily Tenue Group Plans Rally in Support of Oscar Grant's Killer? [TheBVX] The Greatest 'Rock N' Jock Softball' All-Stars Of All Time [MTV] Hip-Hop's Most Gangsta Brothers [Complex] Phys Ed: The Men Who Stare at Screens [NYT] Three's Company: A History of Hip-Hop Love Triangles [...].

Slum Village

Your Daily Funk – “Fall In Love”

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Depending on when you encounter this post, it will either be the perfect slow down from what was probably a hectic but (hopefully) fulfilling day or perhaps the perfect compliment to your morning cup of joe, <a href="http://www.flying-lotus.com/destroy/">Flying Lotus</a> reconstructs <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/slum-village">Slum's</a> "Fall In Love" as a tribute to Dilla.

Villa Manifesto

Slum Village – “Dope Man”

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Slum Village has been through their fair share of trials.

Ta'Raach

DJ Rasta Root – The Rest Of Dilla Vol. 1

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Art by the homie Eric9 Not much to say that hasn't <a href="http://classicexample.podomatic.com/entry/2009-07-10T17_16_09-07_00">already been said about this</a>.

#BEYONCE

8.12 The Cooler

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Karen Tysin Is One Reason Why Kittens Get Killed Facebook Goes Lite and Tests Twitter-Like Version of Itself [Read Write Web] Workers Want To Be Paid For Overtime Worked On Their BlackBerries [Silicon Valley Insider] Pro Strippers Rip Miley Over Amateur Pole Riding [...].

VIDEOS

Video: Slum Village Interview At Chicago’s Beat Parlor

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My main man, 50 grand & all that, Ronnie sent over this interview with T3 and the late Titus Glover aka Baatin of Slum Village, conducted at Chicago's Beat Parlor circa 2000.

The Preface

TSS Presents 15 Minutes With Elzhi

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Words are the only weapons an MC has.

Slum Village

Notable Quotable – Black Milk On “Hell Naw!”

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Now, I don't throw the word "bitch" around carelessly, but this verse makes me be like "beeytch.


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