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  • smoothpete 14 Mar 2013 11:26:06 34,205 posts
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    https://soundcloud.com/djtkut#utm_campaign=bulk&utm_content=track_notification&utm_medium=notification&utm_source=soundcloud&utm_term=20130314
  • Tom_Servo 16 Mar 2013 00:29:18 18,079 posts
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    Probably not to anyone's taste in here (or mine, really), but it sounds like Lil Wayne might be on his way out after suffering seizures.
  • SuperCoolEskimo 16 Mar 2013 18:05:51 11,259 posts
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    @Tom_Servo Just read about that now. Scary stuff. Not a fan of his by any means but sounds like a very sad situation.

    http://m.tmz.com/#Article/2013/03/15/lil-wayne-seizures-hospitalized-drugs-sizzurp-critical-condition-icu
  • Syrette 16 Mar 2013 18:31:45 49,094 posts
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    Not a fan of most of the announced line-up but are any of you going to Wireless?

    ATCQ, Kendrick Lamar, Nas etc. Well Jay Z and Justin Timberlake are headlining but I'm not fussed about them.
  • Jono62 16 Mar 2013 18:35:09 18,211 posts
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    Kendrick would be worth going for as well as Nas. Tickets were too much for my liking.
  • Syrette 16 Mar 2013 20:41:37 49,094 posts
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    Can any of you recommend that Ice T directed documentary 'Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap'? I fancy a music documentary, last one I had was the ATCQ one.

    Any other music documentary recommendations would be cool too.
  • superdelphinus 16 Mar 2013 22:39:22 9,403 posts
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    Doesn't really fit in this thread but I think the new timberlake album is pretty good. I think I'm about 7 songs in and only 1 dud so far. The refreshing thing about it is that timberland seems to have deviated from making every one of his 72,005 previous songs sounding exactly the same
  • superdelphinus 16 Mar 2013 22:42:22 9,403 posts
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    Make that two duds. Also a lot of it is clearly produced for shitty headphones
  • Syrette 16 Mar 2013 22:50:54 49,094 posts
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    Quoting this since it'd blatantly not get noticed otherwise (thanks to posts about JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE of all people ;) )


    Syrette wrote:
    Can any of you recommend that Ice T directed documentary 'Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap'? I fancy a music documentary, last one I had was the ATCQ one.

    Any other music documentary recommendations would be cool too.
    Edited by Syrette at 23:03:05 16-03-2013
  • superdelphinus 16 Mar 2013 22:54:08 9,403 posts
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    http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2012/06/the-25-best-hip-hop-documentaries/
  • Blaketown 19 Mar 2013 12:43:30 5,658 posts
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    Love this new Large Pro & N.O.R.E. track. Large Pro is on a roll at the minute.

  • Rhaegyr 19 Mar 2013 12:51:00 3,831 posts
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    Great track Blaketown - not heard either artist before but really liking this.

    Any recommendations where to start with them, LP-wise?
  • Blaketown 19 Mar 2013 12:57:15 5,658 posts
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    The Large Pro album from last year, Professor @ Large, was his best since Main Source split in my opinion.

    N.O.R.E. can't really help you with as I've not liked anything he's done since The Infamous.

    So I guess Mobb Deep - The Infamous & Main Source - Breaking Atoms is the way to go really.
  • Rhaegyr 19 Mar 2013 13:22:28 3,831 posts
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    Thanks Blaketown - much appreciated!
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 15:42:35
    J5 have reformed. Touring.
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 15:44:05
    Never liked j5, my friends loved them.
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 15:44:56
    Not surprised.
  • imamazed 21 Mar 2013 15:45:09 6,307 posts
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    Would love to see 'em at a festival this year.
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 15:52:55
    They not bad live although I thought de la soul were far better performance on the same event.
  • Blaketown 21 Mar 2013 17:17:31 5,658 posts
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    Yeah they have a lot of dead wood amongst the MCs but Chali2na's solo career has shown that Cut Chemist & DJ Nu-Mark were the most important thing about the group.
  • nickthegun 21 Mar 2013 17:20:43 71,635 posts
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    J5 is the ultimate student album. Jayou has been on the playlist of every creative agency ive ever been in.
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 17:24:18
    J5 are irritatingly accessible, yet undeniably good.

    I do kind of like Charli2na albums, but I think he's the kind of MC who needs other MC around to shine. He's a bit like Busta Rhymes in that he steals the show on every feature, but somehow his solo stuff is a bit boring.

    It's like how peperoni is the best bit on the piza, but you wouldn't want to eat a bit stick of pepperoni.
  • nickthegun 21 Mar 2013 17:26:30 71,635 posts
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    Which is the best CD on Speakboxxx/The Love Below, since im here?

    Gave it a listen the other day and Speakerboxx is damn fine.
  • Deleted user 21 March 2013 17:31:49
    I significantly prefer The Love Below, but I'm an Andre 3000 nut.

    Speakerboxx is just a good solid pure hip hop album, whereas Love Below is all over the place musically. It's epic.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 21 Mar 2013 17:54:07 30,562 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    J5 have reformed. Touring.
    Awesome news!
  • nickthegun 21 Mar 2013 18:00:57 71,635 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    I significantly prefer The Love Below, but I'm an Andre 3000 nut.

    Speakerboxx is just a good solid pure hip hop album, whereas Love Below is all over the place musically. It's epic.
    I do agree with that somewhat but..... I will always stick speakerboxx on first and my favourite tunes are on there too.
  • LionheartDJH 22 Mar 2013 10:09:24 19,774 posts
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    @Syrette

    I watched this doc, about the rise of crack and hip-hop in the 80s/90s, a few weeks ago and found it pretty interesting. Might be worth checking out.
  • Kay 22 Mar 2013 10:58:04 19,321 posts
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    So, this Danny Brown fella is rather good, eh? Been listening to a lot of XXX these past few weeks, it's great. Dude's got range too, the album sounds as if it has at least half a dozen guest artists, but it's all him.
  • Rhaegyr 22 Mar 2013 16:22:50 3,831 posts
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    Kay wrote:
    So, this Danny Brown fella is rather good, eh? Been listening to a lot of XXX these past few weeks, it's great. Dude's got range too, the album sounds as if it has at least half a dozen guest artists, but it's all him.
    Amazing album - the best of 2011 for me.

    The range he shows on the album and the way he sequences it are both brilliant. When it all finally builds up to '30' at the end it hits like a sucker punch.

    Plus - massive props to anyone who can use music from This Heat and turn it into a hip-hop sample.

    Probably my 3rd favourite hip-hop LP of the last ten years, behind only Madvillainy and Boy in da Corner.
  • smoothpete 26 Mar 2013 10:12:09 34,205 posts
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    Elzhi- Elmatic

    Elzhi does Illmatic. Good album.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHBdH8aj5Co
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