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Enigmatic and talented, Blu has mystified fans since dropping the 2007’s Below The Heavens with producer Exile. Considered a classic LP, Blu has attempted to dodge being boxed into that record’s sound and has been on a creative tear since. Although his hard work and hustle landed him a deal with Warner Bros., he ended ties with […]

Blu & Exile’s official follow up to their critically acclaimed 2007 album Below the Heavens is out now. Below The Heavens, was one of the most celebrated albums of the last few years and gave Blu a spot as one of the original XXL Freshmen. Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them was officially released […]

Blu is one of the MC’s that Hip-Hop purists praise to anyone who will listen, yet mainstream recognition sadly eludes the rapper. The Cali rhyme wunderkind is dropping a project with Inland Empire producer Bombay and the first officially sanctioned “leak” is this joint called “Rap Dope.” The title holds true with Blu dropping sick […]

German born, northern Virginia raised rapper ANTHM has been building a nice rep off quality music and consistency, rather than co-signs (like his  Twitter handle, @NoCosign, reflects). We caught up with new jack lyricist and he told us a little about his origins and why he chose his rhyme nom de plume. 

You’re losing if you’re snoozing on ANTHM. The German born, northern VA raised, Ethiopian MC just dropped a new EP titled Joy & Pain. The project features production from Blu, who also drops a verse on “Polaris,” as well as guest drops from Freddie Gibbs and Janelle Kroll. 

“This is ALL CITY CHESS CLUB fyi: Asher Roth, B.o.B, The Cool Kids, Charles Hamilton, Blu, Diggy, J. Cole, Wale and Lupe Fiasco…” Lupe Fiasco is continuing to make headlines as the release date for his new album quickly approaches. With Lasers allegedly scheduled to be released in June, he’s spending time in the studio […]

Ladies and Gentlemen, first and foremost, don’t feel bad if pronouncing the title is an issue as most are finding it be quite the task. With that aside, Asher Roth returns to the music world with the drop of his mixtape Seared Foi Gras With Quince And Cranberry. Since dropping his debut album Asleep In […]