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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Having already gained the attention of Comedy Central, WorldStarHipHop, VICE, Maxim, and more,Lil Dicky’s music is quickly spreading through his viral videos and his DIY debut mixtape, So Hard. In his new video for “Too High,” LD deals with the consequences of hitting the bong too many times. If you’ve ever been so zooted that you stared at your face in the mirror for too long or forgot about the chicken nuggets warming in the oven or got paranoid thinking Homeland Security was spying on you, then you can relate. Lil Dicky’s recently-released mixtape So Hard is available …

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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tour promoters Airey Scott and Miller Genuine Draft today announced that the Miller Boomtown presents Kendrick Lamar SA Tour has been postponed to February 2014.

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[12 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Today AllHipHop premiered the latest track from Seattle rapper Nissim, formerly known as D.Black, entitled “Sores.” The gripping and powerful song is perhaps the first of its kind, combining hip-hop and classical Jewish Cantorial (Hazinut) music, as it tells the story of first an African-American slave during the 1700s and later a German Jew in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. Nissim’s Orthodox faith continually informs his work, but perhaps never so explicitly as in this new track, where he draws on the parallels of two seemingly disparate peoples’ struggles, ultimately affirming the common humanity underlying both.
“My …

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[10 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

2013, like 2012 before it, has been a landmark, record-breaking year for super producer Mike WiLL Made It. And while he’s spent much of that time producing countless hits for other artists (12 of which have become Billboard-charting singles), including songs for Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, 2 Chainz, Kanye West, Jay Z, Future, Juicy J, Lil Wayne, and more, Mike WiLL is now excited to unveil the first single from his own debut album, Est. In 1989 Pt. 3 (The Album).
The song, “23,” features Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J, and Mike WiLL has been teasing the song …

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[10 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Last week, SL Jones released his new mixtape, Way Of Life No Hobby. The 13-track effort, hosted by Don Cannon, saw Jones working exclusively with up-and-coming Atlanta producer Metro Boomin, and collaborating with artists like Killer Mike, Kevin Gates, Starlito, Trouble, and Mibbs (of Pac Div), and already the tape has earned solid feedback and reviews, with Fact Magazine writing that, “SL Jones and Metro Boomin prove a potent duo.”
Today, with a rollout from VEVO, SL Jones is back with the first video from the tape, for lead single “Big …

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[5 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

The inaugural Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival will bring communities together through music and celebrate our South African heritage on 28 September at the Soweto Cricket Oval (The Elkah Stadium).
During a recent interview with Bra Hugh, as he is lovingly referred to in the music circles, he passionately spoke about music, heritage and traditions. Hugh continued to speak about his time growing up and the importance of ones’ heritage:
“A country’s heritage is kept alive by the community and it is visible that the South African society is one of the few societies imitating …