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For The Day: Nas "Street Dreams"

I’ll say this and I don’t care who gets upset about it but It Was Written > Illmatic. Nasir Jones was HEAVY on the mafioso tip with his video which was inspired by Martin Scorsese’s Casino, which was and still is referenced by every rapper since the film’s release.

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Dave East - Kairi Chanel (Review)

Dave East is the streets of New York personified – even his musical alias is a nod to his hometown: East Harlem. His music, then, is a sonic demonstration that the raw energy of traditional East Coast hip-hop can manifest successfully in this era, without pandering unnecessarily to other, currently more popular, sub-genres. 11 more words

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Smart Girl Club

I want to first and forthmost apologize because I have sugarcoated and simplified the artist Princess Nokia on my blog.

I have wanted to expose the artist Princess Nokia, aka Destiny Fasqueri to those who haven’t had the pleasure to listen to her that I rushed the last post I made about her. 175 more words

Joey Bada$$ x Devastated

Check out the newest drop from Brooklyn MC Joey Bada$$. “Devastated” is unique track in which it strays away from Joey’s usual 1999 steelo. However, despite the switch up, this track definitely shows Joey Bada$$’ versatility to flow as an artist. 7 more words

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