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Interview: Saul Williams Discusses Poetry as an Infinite Resource, Conservative Hip-Hop and The Based God posted at 11:29 am

In 1998, Marc Levin’s independent film Slam hit the Sundance Film Festival. The film itself was astounding - set in the Washington D.C projects, a young African-American man named Raymond Joshua tries to escape the city's trappings of drugs and gang violence, but D.C won’t let him leave so...

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New Video: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. ScHoolboy Q and Hollis – “White Walls” posted at 10:36 am

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis dropped the visuals for their track “White Walls” featuring Schoolboy Q and Hollis. The dynamic duo shows off their talent for storytelling with another one of their over-the-top music videos. Back in July, if you were in Seattle you probably heard about the...

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New Music: King Mez – New Vinyl posted at 5:00 pm

While King Mez was putting the finishing touches on his upcoming fall project, LLTK II, he released some free rhymes over floaty instruments and striking drums courtesy of Brooklyn-based emcce/producer, Oddisee. Listen below. Props for the Martin...

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Tupac Covers RESPECT. posted at 4:01 pm

Tupac's back. He covered our inaugural issue and now he's returned to grace issue number 5 of our 4th volume. Visit your newsstands and bookstores tomorrow (September 10) to grab a copy (or two, or three, ad infinitum...). This is the Legends issue so the photos and the stories they tell will...

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New Music: Doley Bernays – “Feeling Like Pac” posted at 3:15 pm

Doley Bernays is readying the release of his Just In Case EP, due out September 30. Though this record won't appear on the project, he's letting it go anyway. Over a somber MP Williams beat, Doley paints a bleak picture of the streets. Check it out...

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Album Review: JJ DOOM – Key to the Kuffs (Butter Edition) posted at 2:04 pm

Deluxe editions, second editions, anniversary editions, and the like, are rarely worthwhile experiences. Try as they might, labels are notoriously bad at hiding the painful reality that re-releasing an album is essentially just a marketing technique that targets a proven audience: the listeners...

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New Video: Al Rogers – “3.8.1” posted at 1:48 pm

  Al Rogers took a different approach to love for the new visual off his debut project, Almost. The video, directed by JSN JHNSN, arrives in the form of a story he heard from a friends grandfather about unrequited love. The vintage biopic might be one of the best indie videos we’ve seen in a...