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Kendrick Lamar’s new album ‘DAMN.’ is out now! (listen to it)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

DAMN., Kendrick Lamar‘s highly anticipated followup to To Pimp A Butterfly, is finally here. It features Rihanna, Bono, James Blake, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, and more…

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Pete Rock & Smoke DZA releasing collab LP, playing Babygrande show with GZA

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

So far Pete Rock & Smoke DZA have shared “Limitless” ft. Dave East and “Milestone” ft. Jadakiss, Styles P and BJ The Chicago Kid.

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Watch Philly’s Chill Moody pay tribute to legendary producer, Alchemist

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Chill Moody | Photo by Colleen Stepanian | colleenstepanian.com | via chillmoody.com

Chill Moody | Photo by Colleen Stepanian | colleenstepanian.com | via chillmoody.com

Philly rapper Chill Moody has spent the past several years on an upward trajectory, growing from one of Philly’s best kept secrets to a emcee ready to take on a much bigger stage. Earlier this week, Moody partnered up with Chevrolet and dropped a video for “Thank You Alchemist”, a tribute to the legendary hip-hop producer.

The video — which you can watch below — is simple and straightforward, choosing to focus solely on the rapper and his plethora of clever lyrics rather than any video flourishes. Chill ...

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Action Bronson Shares Poppin’ New Track “Big League Chew”

Source: Rock On Philly

In the spirit of all things bubblegum, check out Action Bronson‘s latest track “Big League Chew.” The New York rapper teamed up with The Alchemist to produce this fresh single, which he debuted earlier today on his foodie-friendly web series “Fuck, That’s Delicious.

Bronson’s new album  Mr. Wonderful drops via Vice-Atlantic on March 24, but sadly the thirteen-song track list does not include “Big League Chew.” In any case, we’re certainly digging the funky beats Bronson and his partner-in-crime The Alchemist have cooked up on this recent collaboration.

Image courtesy of Big League Chew via Facebook.

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Catch Up: January 26th, 2015

Source: All Things Go

Virginia suffers from an identity crisis, #2ChainzForMayor, Chet Faker reigns supreme and more.

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A Return To Genesis: Dilated Peoples Direct Classic Hip Hop

Source: Rock On Philly

Dilated Peoples return after an eight year lapse between albums with their new endeavor Directors of Photography. The trio, comprised of Evidence, Rakaa Iriscience, and DJ Babu, returned to the studio for a mostly internally produced record about two years ago, after taking time to fly solo and discover themselves as artists. What has arrived is a gritty, grinding collection of analog beats and slightly more revealing lyrics. The sound overall is refined and elevated while remaining true to their definition.

Dilated Peoples offer easy-to-digest pieces, crafted with some benevolent vigor that leans more towards perseverance ...

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