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By   |  30 April 2013 18:32 pm  |  
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After just one listen to Legends Never Die, you get a very accurate portrait of R.A.’s current position in life in a few ways. Of course you can just admire the album artwork in awe and fill in the blanks, if any are left. But for the full experience of a story about a man who’s struggled, won, and fights to preserve the art of Hip-Hop, you’re going to need to allot about 52 minutes with some Conan the Barbarian strength speakers. That said, go ahead and hit the jump to read our review for Legends Never Die in its entirety – SoundCloud album stream inclued.


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By   |  16 December 2012 17:00 pm  |  Audio Audio

Who remembers eMC’s ’08 LP The Show? If you do, chances are you’re still hungry for more from Masta Ace, Wordsworth, Punchline and Stricklin. We’ve had to remain patient these past few years, but thanks to M3 Records’ M3RRY XMAS compilation, the four MCs have reunited to gift this new cut, “4 Minutes.” And yes, as the title suggests, this is four minutes of heat. Pav Bundy on the production.


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By   |  20 July 2012 14:32 pm  |  Reviews Reviews

I know there were a few of us who were hoping that when MA_DOOM was announced, it would have Masta Ace and Doom collaborating on all original beats. Although there was a small amount of disappointment when I realized Ace had chosen to rhyme over instrumentals from Doom’s Special Herbs, it still doesn’t change the fact that this is a concept album that does well for itself by following through with it until the end. Hit the jump to read the review in it’s entirety and check out the full album stream, courtesy of Spotify.

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By   |  25 April 2012 0:20 am  |  Audio Audio

Ace & Doom, collectively known as MA DOOM, get set to deliver MA DOOM: Son of Yvonne this summer and bless us with the first leak, “Slow Down” to give us a taste of whats’ to come. Ahhh, the infinite pursuit of groupie love. I love how Ace takes the third person narrative for the first two verses and then flips it on the third verse to get to the moral (or lack thereof) of the story…well played sir!


STREAM: MA DOOM (Masta Ace & MF Doom) – “Slow Down”

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By   |  13 February 2012 20:41 pm  |  Audio Audio

When you combine one of the most burgeoning production talents with one of the most reputable names in the hip-hop deejay culture, the outcome is going to be nothing short of epic. Introducing Phazed Out, a remix compilation of select singles taken from Coalmine Record’s catalog, remixed entirely by the Gold Coast’s M-Phazes and blended to a seamless perfection by DJ Rhettmatic, reppin’ the World Famous Beat Junkies. Hit the jump for album stream and buy links…

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Greg Grease – “Forward”



If you’ve managed to get this far during the week, you probably deserve a break. And what good timing to introduce Greg Grease‘s latest video for “Forward”, a stripped down, less-is-more banger that doesn’t need to be overdramatic to get it’s point across. Directed by Adam Dunn as a part of his #LABB (Lights and a Backdrop) series, the visuals are as minimalistic as it gets, allowing the Grease, his DJ and his turntable to play centre stage. Check it out and be sure to pick up Greg Grease’s Black King Cole EP if you don’t already own it.


  1. Blu & Nottz (feat. Rashad) – “End of the World”
  2. CJ Fly (feat. A La $oul & Phife Dawg) – “Seek Well”
  3. Boldy James (feat. Earl Sweatshirt, Da$h & Domo Genesis) – “Reform School” (prod. by The Alchemist)
  4. Danny Brown (feat. Scrufizzer) – “Dubstep”
  5. Black Milk – “Dismal”
  6. Alterbeats (feat. Guilty Simpson & The Rockness Monstah) – “Fruit Punch”
  7. Snow Tha Product (feat. CyHi The Prynce) – “Hold You Down”
  8. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Harold’s”
  9. Childish Gambino – “Yaphet Kotto”
  10. Stan Ipcus – “Wifey Material”
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