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Listen to the new Stay Hungry mix, Volume 5

Oddisee, Mndsgn, Ohmega Watts, Homeboy Sandman, Jonwayne, Talib Kweli, DJ Spinna, Joey Bada$$, Elzhi, A Tribe Called Quest… They’re all in the mix. But, more importantly: for our Stay Hungry series we give carte blanche to host Jelger Staal when it…
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Stay Hungry #3

Your host Jelger Staal is back on the wheels of ‘staal’ to present you his favorite recent finds – 68 of ’em! ‘Stay Hungry’ is all about discovering new music, and appreciating multiple genres. Musical Schizphrenia, if you will. If…
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Top 10: The Bloggerati Top 10 Emcees In The Game

Let’s start off by saying something we can most likely all agree on: MTV’s chart list of ‘the hottest MCs in the game right now’ is extremely biased, trend driven, and a poor selection based on statistics and popularity rather than on…
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Free Download: Joey Bada$$ – Rejex

Joey Bada$$ is one of the biggest hypes in independent hip hop right now. Normally we’re kind of sceptical about excessively hyped up artists, but this 17-year-old emcee from Brooklyn fully deserves the praise. He picks known productions by the likes of Madlib, Knxwledge, Lord Finesse, Freddie Joachim, DOOM, 9th Wonder, CYNE, J Dilla, and Lewis Parker as backdrop for his relaxing rhymes.
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Playlist #8: Eat Microphones Vol. 1

Our latest DragOnTape playlist series focuses on the best emcees, rappers that just devour microphones with their great flows, rhymes and metaphors. This should be a fun little series of video playlists in which we hope to shine a light on the absolute best rappers in hip hop, both new era emcees as well as the older generation.