One of the most important architects to the DMX catalog has a trick up his sleep. Producer Dame Grease has announced he is sitting on 50 or so songs that he recorded with the late great MC.

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Mac Miller’s legacy will continue to live on properly. One of his close collaborators has just blessed the masses with some new tunes.


The summer of Nicki continues. Last week Nicki Minaj had twitter on fire thanks to her eyebrow-raising bars on “Barbie Dreams,” and only a day after dropping her highly anticipated album Queen, the Queens rapper released a Nas-featured cut that didn’t make the album.

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Jay Z doesn’t rap much these days unless there are multi-million dollar transactions involved. Tim Westwood recently took listeners back to a period where the Jiggaman was not only the main attraction in rap but its deadliest wordsmith as well circa 1999 by sharing a previously unreleased Jay Z freestyle.

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The immediate success of Dr. Dre’s new album, Compton: A Soundtrack has put the final nail in the coffin of the mythical Detox. The latter will be remembered as the best album never to do it but Dre himself said it was it wack so there probably will never be a campaign to unearth it.

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Music videos get shelved for a myriad of reasons, generally stemming from the artist not being happy with the final product.

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Here’s a lovely treat for all you Eve fans. A previously unreleased song from the Philly rapper called “The Beat Is So Crazy,” originally recorded for Madonna’s 2008 Hard Candy album, is unearthed today.

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Q-Tip  has a wealth of knowledge to share anytime he sits down for an interview. As part of the Red Bull Music Academy, the Abstract had a two-hour chat with renowned journalist Chairman Mao. Besides speaking on a plethora of topics about his career, the A Tribe Called Quest rapper played a snippet of unreleased Kanye […]

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Depending on who you ask, Jay-Z is arguably the greatest rapper to ever live. Hova’s combination of longevity, mass appeal and lyrical talent has put him in a rare air that no rapper past or present has come close to.