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“NOW they wanna hear a country n—- rap/ 5 albums in and they swear a country n—- snapped/ Thought they wanted gold, thought they wanted shine, thought they wanted radio/ B—- make up your mind!” From the sounds of his new mixtape See Me On Top 4, Big K.R.I.T. is feeling a tad underappreciated, and rightfully…

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Hailing from the eastside of Chicago’s South Side (yes, that’s a thing), Jabari ESC is back with a new mixtape called Super F—–n Decent and he’s out to play no games. From the “Decent” intro (“We know we’re better than you. We don’t give a f— if you know it or not.”) to the closing…

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  Undoubtedly one of, if not the hottest artists in Chicago at the moment, Lil Bibby strikes with perfect timing to drop the follow up to his popular Free Crack mixtape. Since being name to XXL magazine’s fresh famed freshmen class in 2013 and receiving a huge co-star from Drake, it seems all eyes have been…

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If you’ve been missing some of that hardcore “Dirty South” flavor, you’ll love this collection of new trap music entitled Presidential Vol. 1. Presented by The Democratz and hosted by DJ Tephlon, DJ Frank White & Young Dro, PV1 features the likes of T.I., Trae The Truth, Gunplay, and the aforementioned Young Dro, who not only hosts…

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After a single listen to Chicago based singer Jeremih’s new mixtape, N.O.M.A. (Not On My Album), only one phrase comes to mind: Turn Up! This seven song offering from the “Birthday Sex” singer is strictly pre-club hype music. With the exception of the lone mellow track, “4 The Freaks”, this mixtape is filled to the brim…

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In case you don’t get the chance to listen to the radio on the daily, don’t fret. The Power In Numbaz Universal collective have amassed this collection of current hits for your convenience. From Drake’s “0 To 100,” to Keyshia Cole’s “She,” to Young Jeezy and Jay Z’s  “Seen It All,” The Hottest Hip-Hop N R&B…

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Hailing from Chicago’s west side, as a youth, Beeware did not take the expected approach common for young men growing up in one of Chicago’s roughest areas. Drawing inspiration from social issues affecting the African American community, Beeware developed a poetic niche that, accompanied with music, allowed him to evolve into a powerful rap artist…

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Arguably the most talked about Drill music rapper at the moment, Lil Durk is back with the sequel to his popular mixtape, Signed To The Streets. Between frustrations with his label, Def Jam, and the tragic death of his cousin and OTF squad member Nunu, Durk had a lot to get off his chest on this…

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The world truly lost one of the last great soul musicians with the death of Bobby Womack last week. And though many music fans know his name, a weird thing happened on social media in the days following his death. Fans kept posting the Womack & Womack song “Baby I’m Scared Of You” in tribute to Bobby. The…

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What’s a get together or cookout in the summertime without the proper theme music? Philly’s DJ Jazzy Jeff and Brooklyn, N.Y.’s DJ Mick Boogie (credited here as simply Mick) return with the fifth installment of their popular Summertime mixtape series. Kicked off with a classic Biz Markie intro, Summertime 5 is precise and straight to the point…

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In rap circles and among those who understand the importance of lyrical content, Precise is known as an emcee’s emcee. Over the course of his career, the 15-plus year veteran has worked with the likes of legendary spoken word artist Saul Williams, and Grammy award-winning rappers Common and Rhymefest. Recently named by Yahoo Voices as…

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At his best, Eminem is considered one of the best emcees ever and a joy to listen to for any lyrics-driven fan. At his worst, he is still better than 80 percent of most emcees today, but it’s hard to listen to bad Eminem when you know what good Eminem sounds like. And herein lies…

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A lot of Slaughterhouse fans feel like the group has some making up to do. Since signing with Eminem’s Shady Records and being rescued from dwelling unnoticed on indie label E1, the perception is that the quartet have sold their souls for major label exposure. And though there is a fine line between blatantly aiming for radio…

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You can’t go wrong with this collection of classic Wu bangers put together by DJ Dana Dane. All the early Wu albums from 36 Chambers through Wu-Tang Forever, and all the solo albums in between are represented here. Standout tracks include “Winter Warz,” “Cobra Clutch” and “New Wu.” To download Best Of Wu-Tang, Vol 1. via datpiff, please…

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Lil Wayne’s upcoming The Carter 5 is easily one of the most anticipated albums of 2014. Though not an official release of Wayne’s, Road To Carter 5 will definitely keep the die-hard fans satisfied until the album drops. Consisting of some of Wayne’s greatest hits, freestyles over popular tracks, and a couple of new songs…

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Slip-N-Slide Records, the house that Trick Daddy and Trina built, is back in the R&B game. Their new artist, Sebastian Mikael, is creating quite a buzz in the industry. While working on his full-length debut album, Mikael dropped a new six-track mixtape EP titled, Waiting Game. Standout tracks include “Lose It,” “Waiting Game” and “Made for Me,” featuring Teyana Taylor.…

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Mac Miller is back with a new mixtape just in time for the summer. With 24 tracks, there is plenty here to both chill out to or get your party started quickly. Guests include Sir Michael Rocks, Earl Sweatshirt and Rick Ross. Standout tracks include “It Just Doesn’t Matter,” “55”  and “Rain” featuring Vince Staples. To…

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Raheem DeVaughn is back with a follow-up to his King of Loveland mixtape. This time he keeps it short and sweet with 11 tracks all for a specific purpose: sexing. Standout tracks include “Between the Sheets” “Whole on a Baby” and “Pinkberry” with Mz. Sasha. To download King of Loveland 2 via datpiff, please click here.

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