Ready yourselves, Rap Fans.
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Ready yourselves, Rap Fans.
You <em>might</em> call us Run The Jewels fans.
Paying homage to a new age Mark Twain in Wallabees.
If you don't have Run the Jewels on your year-end list, then we aren't friends.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/trackstar-king-of-rock-front-cover.jpg"></a>Artwork by Tech Supreme When Rubin showed up in Jay-Z's series of Samsung commercials, social media was abuzz wondering <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-samsung-commercial-rick-rubin">who the old white guy was</a> and, to our surprise, a lot of people <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-samsung-commercial-rick-rubin">didn't have the slightest clue</a> who the legendary figure was.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/shoes-for-running-mixtape-cover.jpg"></a>Art Direction: Tech Supreme Isn't this a dandy treat for a Hump Day.
Last night was filled with joy around the TSS offices.
One of our favorite STLiens, Tef Poe, continues his path to make a name for himself after a successful 2012 that saw him release War Machine 2, be named "Unsigned Hype" and snatch the crown on BET "Freestyle Friday" on 106 and Park.
Podcasting is like the Wild West - there's no rules to when or how often they must be released.
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.
Art: The almighty <a href="http://www.illustriousvision.com/">Tech Supreme</a>Killer Mike and Trackstar the DJ had a a few days off between tours last week, but even their downtime isn't the vacation you'd imagine it to be.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/trackstar-the-dj-still-dreamin-8.jpg"></a>Artwork: Tech Supreme One can't listen to Hip-Hop all the time.
On the strength of their latest LPs, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/05/first-listen-killer-mikes-rap-music">R.A.P. Music</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/04/el-ps-got-the-cancer-4-cure">Cancer 4 Cure</a>, Killer Mike and cohort El-P are hitting road for the "Into The Wild Tour" and they'll be lighting up a town near you.
After nearly twenty years in the game, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/organized-noize" target="_blank">Organized Noize</a> doesn't get their due respect.
Searching for Saturday morning listening material.
Tef Poe and Trackstar are reunited again for Power Over Everything.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/04/coming-attractions-talib-kweli-live-in-nashville"> Before any upcoming show, I usually immerse myself in the slated performer's catalog. Right now, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/talib-kweli">Talib's</a> the flavor of the month since the Gutter Rainbows tour comes to the 'Ville on Cinco de Mayo.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=185448"> Trackstar reups his Still Dreamin' series and brings along <a href="http://twitter.com/jimettarose">Jimetta Rose</a> to add some sugar and spice by playing the host.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=185485"> After previously collaborating with Royce for <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/01/trackstar-the-dj-the-smoking-section-present-royce-59-growth-patience-the-best-of-royce-volume-i">Growth & Patience</a>, Trackstar grabs The 5'9"s brother <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kid-vishis">Kid Vishis</a> and assists in the release of Bar4Bar.