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Raekwon’s “Purple Tape” Re-Released posted at 11:02 am

Raekwon's legendary Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... album, also known as the purple tape, has gotten a pretty sweet re-release from Get On Down Records. The box set will run you $45, but comes in a glass collector's box and includes a 32-page hardcover notebook and original artwork from the album's...

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Fresh Out the Box: Hip-Hop Playing Cards posted at 10:57 am

Got Spades on the Brain? DJ Sarasa and Asami One have found the cure. Last month the self-proclaimed producers and designers of the Tokyo-based B-Girl lifestyle brand, Mynority Classics, recently blessed poker fiends and card sharks alike with a new brand of hip-hop-inspired playing...

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Photo Of The Day: AK-ASAP posted at 12:55 pm

Dat PMF has been rockin' Jeremy Scott since he blew up. From his videos to his Complex cover, Rakim is definitely a JS fiend. This rare AK47 ring goes to prove it once again. Flacko, what's good with the album...

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New Video: Frank Ocean “Pyramids” (Directed By Nabil) posted at 12:49 pm

In this fresh visual for his addictive single "Pyramids", Frank Ocean takes on many tasks including getting wasted in a strip club and a trippy motorcycle ride through the desert. Watch it all coincide with a guitar solo from John Mayer...

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New Music: Diggy – Fall Down (J.Cole Diss) posted at 12:47 pm

Shots fired! Just when you thought the beef was buried between Diggy and J.Cole, Diggy drops a new track that looks to be aimed right at J. Cole. Diggy dropped the track in response to a freestyle that J. Cole spit last week at Kendrick Lamar's BET Music Matters show. In J. Cole's freestyle he...

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Street Art: Mr.Thoms, a Funky Movement posted at 12:43 pm

Talent, humor and a little insanity. Meet Mr. Thoms aka Diego della Posta, an Italian street artist. Mr.Thoms works with vibrant colors and geometric shapes to create movement. The walls he works on have a direct influence on his theme. His great understanding of architecture and body language...

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Indie Girls: Female Rappers Shine and Thrive On Their Own posted at 12:00 pm

"Who you callin' a bitch," once asked female rapper Queen Latifah, on her 1994 hit single, "U.N.I.T.Y." The question embodied Latifah's dissatisfaction with hip-hop's mistreatment of female rappers. Treading their way through misogyny and hetero-normative mentalities, most female rappers have...