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Trapped In The Closet

I would like to present to you a creative rap group hailing from the mean streets of Clifton aka Cincinnati, Ohio. The name of the group is Trapped in the Closet; I assume inspired by one of R. Kelly’s most … Continue reading

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Chi-Town’s Unknown Vol. 2: Rhymefest

Hip-hop is full of characters. Often times that can make a difference between a good rapper and a great rapper. Rhymefest is character. A man who co-wrote “Jesus Walks” and won a Grammy for it, met with the United Kingdom’s … Continue reading

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(Beastie) Boys Are Back in Town

Hip-hop’s favorite Jews (well, two of them at least) are back around with their new album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. It’s dropping May 2, so make sure to show love to one of the greatest rap groups of all … Continue reading

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[Video] Asher Roth: Gotta Get Up

Hopefully you got around to downloading Asher Roth & Nottz project Rawth. If not, here’s a link. You should really listen to it, excellent production with great rhymes. Here’s music video for Gotta Get Up featuring D.A. of Chester French. … Continue reading

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John Legend and Stephen Colbert: The Girl Is Mine

A couple years ago, John Legend and Stephen Colbert sang Michael Jackson’s The Girl Is Mine (my favorite Michael song). I forgot about it so thank god for shuffle. I love it and hopefully you do as well. John Legend … Continue reading

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SXSW: Janelle Monáe

SXSW (South by Southwest) is a film, interactive, and music festival in Austin, Texas. It happens every year in March, just in time for some beautiful weather in Austin. I hope to go at some point in my life, but … Continue reading

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[Mix] Spring In The City

Another MCWN mix for your listening pleasure. Throw it on the iPod and relax, relate, & release. Enjoy friends. Download the {.zip} Jamie Lidell – Another Day {.mp3} Alicia Keys – Unbreakable {.mp3} Slum Village – Cloud 9 (ft. Marsha … Continue reading

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KEXP: The Radio Dept.

Sam has shared his love for KEXP and for good reason; they bring in great bands and usually show off great performances. The Radio Dept. is no exception. In fact, on the band’s website, I found a Fre(EP) of their … Continue reading

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Random Find: Shenco

Probably because of Sam, we get some [could be more, I don’t know] e-mails from artists trying to get love. I was looking through the inbox and found a short message from someone with two songs posted with it. The … Continue reading

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Chi-Town’s Unknown Vol. 1: Add-2

Chicago is my favorite city (besides Philly) that I’ve visited. Atmosphere, people, the vibes, and activities the city has to offer are too good. I’m sure a lot of you would agree completely with me on this idea. When it … Continue reading

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