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Tonight City Park's SummerStage Anywhere will be linking up with Amazon Music to livestream Duck Down's 25th Anniversary celebration which will feature some of your favorite OG Duck Down artists such as Buckshot, Rock from Heltah Skeltah, and Smif-N-Wessun. Special guests will include fellow Brooklynite Talib Kewli, KRS-One, and Statik Selektah.

The joint offering is considered to be the very first AI-generated collaborative capsule collection, bringing the worlds of fashion, hip-hop, and artificial intelligence together on the same stag

The Hip-Hop world is still reeling in the wake of the sudden passing of Sean Price this past weekend. The founding member of Heltah Skeltah and unbelievably gifted MC died in his sleep in his Brooklyn home at the age of 43.

**Update** Duck Duck Records releases a statement:

Even if you strip away all the awards, platinum plaques and immense coverage from the outside media, Eminem will always have the respect of the Hip-Hop community.

As the story goes, Eminem was almost a member of Duck Down Records prior to becoming the top artist on Dr. Dre’s Aftermath imprint. That said, it only made sense for the Detroit MC to take it back to the 90s on his MMLP2 bonus track, “Don’t Front,” featuring Buckshot of Black Moon.

The tirades and dialogues continue on the authenticity of new age Hip-Hop, but while some remain dubious, Brooklyn native Torae is convinced that it’s present and thriving more than ever. The MC’s offerings to the culture may have something to do with it. Okay, they have a lot to do with it. Juxtaposing grassroots influenced lyricism […]

  Hip-Hop Wired caught up with Black Rob after  his Apple Store performance in New York this week. Peep the interview as he speaks on MCs thinking they could crush his mic while on lock down, the generation gap in Hip-Hop and his thoughts on Diddy and the Bad Boy dynasty. Hip-Hop Wired:  Do you […]

Black Rob ‘Game Tested, Streets Approved’ Track-By-Track Album Breakdown  Duck Down Records newest signee, Black Rob gives a track-by-track breakdown of his upcoming album Game Tested, Streets Approved out July 26th. He recently dropped the single, “Sand To The Beach” and is performing at Apple Store, SoHo on July 27th at 7PM. Peep the breakdown […]

  MC2MC: Sha Stimuli Interviews New Zealand Rapper And Duck Down Signee David Dallas [Video] Hip-Hop Wired’s resident emcee talks with New Zealand’s own David Dallas at the listening for his new CD, The Rose Tint about his recent move to Harlem, his popularity back home and how he landed on Duck Down Records.