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One of the members of XXL’s Freshman Class, Big K.R.I.T. has just leaked ‘Dreamin,’ the first taste of his new album ‘Returnof4eva.’ The 24-year-old from Mississippi released his album, ‘K.R.I.T. Wuz Here,’ which has gained the new MC widespread praise and earned him a deal with Def Jam. He’s also appeared on mixtapes with Wiz […]

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Rap is music. Music is a business. Like any business, trying to find the balance isn’t always simple but a conscious effort must be made. Discrimination not only extends between race, lifestyle and political values but it also occurs between genders.  The struggle for female rappers to break away from the misogynistic lyrics and images […]

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Everyone is talking about it and now we finally have the official lineup of XXL’s 2011 Freshman Class, wherein the magazine picks the hottest up and coming MCs of the year. Hip-hop fans have been ablaze, discussing the list all over the internet and XXL has finally posted the brand new version of the cover […]

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**UPDATE**   The New York City medical examiner has positively identified the body that was recovered in the Hudson River on Wednesday as Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University student who is believed to have committed suicide last week after his sexual encounter was streamed live on the Internet. The 18-year-old Clementi’s death was ruled a […]

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    If you all don’t remember which you shouldn’t have its mothers day on sunday. New freshman rapper Jay Rock came out with this record ‘Love My Momma’ for his mom. He used the sample ‘I’ll always love my momma’ & he goes in deep about his mother & when he was younger. He […]

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    Funny thing is I was in the studio with some people & I hear this song. I thought to myself wow this joint is fire when I heard it. Now I have it for ll of you to download & rock on your Ipods all weekend. I know I’m going to get in […]

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This is the time where all you new artist that thought you were going to pop should either get out the way or step your bars way up. J. Cole doesn’t release a lot of new music like most artist & this is the reason why. His bars are so exclusive that I’m sure hov […]

by NY Boogie  It may be closer to the end of the school year than the beginning, but apparently this was Freshman Week for the music industry in NYC. This was the week for new talent and the artists who are “up next” to shine. I’ve probably shared this already, but even though I work […]

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This week I cleared my extremely busy schedule to take ok XXL’s Freshman Class. First up was J. Cole who tookover SOB’s for Hot 97’s Who’s Next concert. J Cole rocked the hard New York as he had a jammed packed SOB’s going crazy to every joint he performed. J. Cole came on stage to […]

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B.O.B. hooked up with fellow Freshman Charles Hamilton for this new joint they call ‘Paper Boy’. I cant lie they both went in flow & lyrical wise. I’m happy to see that Charles Hamilton isn’t caught up in his gimmick as much anymore. The song is a really good feeling song that deserves a couple […]

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B.O.B. hooked up with fellow Freshman Charles Hamilton for this new joint they call ‘Paper Boy’. I cant lie they both went in flow & lyrical wise. I’m happy to see that Charles Hamilton isn’t caught up in his gimmick as much anymore. The song is a really good feeling song that deserves a couple […]

<p><strong>Pill Planning Gangsta Grillz</strong></p><p><em><strong><br /></strong></em></p><p>Atlanta rapper Pill is one of the few emcees out of the city that gained a buzz through the internet and other cities before the A showed him love. By bucking the normal route of night clubs, strip clubs and mixshow radio rotation that most underground ATL rappers take Pill has […]