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This is record (as in vinyl) p0rn. FUSE caught with legendary Hip-Hop producer Pete Rock in his crib to take a look at his massive wax collection, which he ballparks at about 100,000 deep. In his Crate Diggers episode the Chocolate Boy wonder goes through a bunch of his most cherished records, included an OG […]

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The short lived feud between Lupe Fiasco and Pete Rock is officially over. Both parties took to social media to announce that they spoke to each other and settled their differences stemming from Lupe Fiasco’s latest single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free),” wholesale sampling Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” […]

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“Rap Is An Art, You Can’t Own No Loops” © Keith “Guru” Elam Much of the Hip-Hop world is outraged over Lupe Fiasco’s latest single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” which uses pretty much the same beat as Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s tribute to their fallen friend Troy “Trouble T-Roy” Dixon of Heavy […]

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Lupe Fiasco was in his native Chicago to chop it up with Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot earlier today. During his visit, the Chicago MCmentioned how surprised he was to hear Pete Rock‘s strong words about against his new single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Here).” Fiasco claimed that he (actually, his reps) reached out to the legendary […]

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The first single from Lupe Fiasco‘s Food & Liquor II dropped, titled Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free) (it hits iTunes tonight at midnight), and it samples Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.).” The original song is widely considered to be one of the greatest Hip-Hop songs of all time, and now Lupe’s version […]