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Watch: The Hue – Slick (ft. Ladybug Mecca)

Hailing from Houston, The Hue is a collective describing itself as “a space hop juggernaut with a spacey electro-soul outfit,” bringing together the crews H.I.S.D. (Hueston Independent Spit District) and Radio Galaxy. Both with roots in hip hop culture, classic soul music,…
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Watch: Harald Kindseth – Betty Boop

Care of Oslo, Norway, a producer working under the name Harald Kindseth is producing incredible beats in a style and caliber long left to the memories of those who remember greats such as DJ Shadow and RJD2. Quietly existing in…
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Watch: Oddisee – CounterClockwise

For many locations our readers inhabit, the chilling reach of winter is finally receding. With the improved weather comes all of the great things we all enjoy – including a wave of summer music releases.  We’ve all now had a…
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Video: Hip Hop For The World

I recently picked up the book Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation by Jeff Chang with a foreword by the one and only DJ Kool Herc. In that foreword he writes this: “Hip hop has also created…
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Video: J Dilla – Donuts (Unofficial Album Video)

This is pretty epic: a 44-minute fan-made video for J Dilla‘s magnum opus Donuts, created by Youtube-user Houston Loves Dilla using cut and pasted footage. It’s an interesting audio visual experience for those who love Donuts – a.k.a. everyone. A good warm-up for next…