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Homeboy Sandman – “The Plot Thickens”

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When "The Plot Thickens," things only become more interesting.

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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.

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Karriem Riggins – “Summer Madness” Video

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For the first video from his Alone Together album, Karriem Riggins puts viewers in the POV of a lovely young lass, who takes us along for a quaint night out in the 313.

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Watch: “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records)” Documentary Trailer

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Rawkus Records' Soundbombing <a href="http://potholesinmyblog.com/rawkus-soundbombing-compilation-turns-15/">just turned 15</a> which means half of the people reading these words have aged quite a bit.

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Mayer Hawthorne – How Do You Do: The Remixes EP

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There's a fine line when remixing Mayer Hawthorne.

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Karriem Riggins – “Summer Madness S.A.”

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Karriem Riggins has helped to craft some of your favorite artists' beats over the years, including Common, Slum Village, Talib Kweli and The Roots, but "Summer Madness S.

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DaM-FunK – “17 Days” (Prince Cover)

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As eclectic as Prince was, it takes some serious cojones to cover his music.

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MadGibbs (Freddie Gibbs & Madlib) Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Shame”

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If you were unconvinced by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/06/new-music-anthm-feat-freddie-gibbs-joy-pain#more-301127">Tins' purported mind control over Freddie Gibbs</a>, doubt no more.

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Stones Throw Podcast 74: Karriem Riggins Produced That

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The 74th entry in <a href="http://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2012/06/stones-throw-podcast-74">Stones Throw's podcast series</a> highlights the behind the board work of Karriem Riggins.

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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Thuggin” Video

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If you were already the least bit intimidated by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/freddie-gibbs">Freddie Gibbs</a>, you may just be wetting your pants after watching this low-down and dirty visual to "Thuggin," his undeniable collaboration with <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/madlib">Madlib</a>.

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On Freddie Gibbs & Madlib’s “Thuggin’” EP

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A few of Hip-Hop's most vaunted projects have come from the most batshit-crazy pairings: The Bomb Squad and Ice Cube; The Dust Brothers and The Beastie Boys; John Brion and Kanye West.

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Cop: Dam-Funk’s “1999″ T-Shirts

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Words from Dam via <a href="http://stonesthrow.com/news/2011/03/dam-funk-1999-tshirt">Stones Throw</a>: "This t-shirt (designed by the great Freddy Anzures, San Francisco) is a special one for me.

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DâM-FunK – Truth Mixtape

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<a href="http://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2011/04/dam-funk-truth-mixtape-oki-ni"> <a href="http://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2011/04/dam-funk-truth-mixtape-oki-ni">Stones Throw:</a> "As <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dam-funk">Dam-Funk</a> explains it, 'All songs were taken from the original wax pressings.

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Peanut Butter Wolf Presents Stones Throw 2011

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<a href="http://stonesthrow.com/news/2011/01/stones-throw-podcast-64"> <a href="http://stonesthrow.com/news/2011/01/stones-throw-podcast-64">Stones Throw:</a> "Peanut Butter Wolf with a 50-minute mix of current & upcoming Stones Throw Records for 2011.

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Mayer Hawthorne – “Christmas Time Is Here”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=154437"> I'd personally like to thank <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/mayer-hawthorne">Mayer Hawthorne</a>.

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Aloe Blacc – “Femme Fatal”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/02/aloe-blacc-i-need-a-dollar"> Singer, rapper, trumpeter, and host of the best party in Los Angeles. What more could one man be? Hilarious, friendly, smart, humble... yeah, he's all of those things too. Even in a city chock full of talent, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/aloe-blacc">Aloe Blacc</a> laps the competition with cool strides that raise the question of whether anyone is even in his race.

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Cop: Parra x Stones Throw Madlib T-Shirt

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<a href="http://stonesthrow.com/store/men-s-tshirt/parramadlib/madlib-white"> Dutch artist <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/parra">Parra</a> & Stones Throw unite for this Dodger-inspired shirt for Madlib.

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Dãm-Funk – “Paradise”

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<a href="http://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2010/04/from-dam-funk-paradise-mp3"> Somewhere between Friday & Saturday, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dam-funk">Dãm</a> let this one loose via his <a href="http://twitter.com/damfunk/status/11917811930">Twitter</a>.

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Mayer Hawthorne – “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” Video

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<a href="http://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2010/04/mayer-hawthorne-i-left-my-heart-in-san-francisco"> To coincide with a collaborative effort <a href="http://www.stonesthrow.com/news/2010/04/mayer-hawthorne-i-left-my-heart-in-san-francisco"> between Stones Throw, Freegums and Huf</a>, here's a clip of Mayer covering a Tony Bennett original.


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