BEANIE SIGEL B.COMING, THE

February 21'06

akon
BEANIE SIGEL THE B.COMING
DAME DASH MUSIC GROUP

THE PLATEAUING

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PARTY OF HELICOPTERS, THE SPACE…AND HOW SWEET IT WAS

February 16'06

nid

THE PARTY OF HELICOPTERS SPACE…AND HOW SWEET IT WAS
TROUBLEMAN UNLIMITED

I’m dropping a record on Troubleman too
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BLOC PARTY SILENT ALARM REMIXED

February 15'06

BLOC

BLOC PARTY SILENT ALARM REMIXED
VICE/ATLANTIC

I still haven’t heard the Lp’s first mix, I think it’s because the whole thing is so suspect. I heard whatever (mini-Lp?) Dim Mak put out stateside and heard nothing remarkable. Seldom remarkable to come of throwback politic-lite new wave. I do like that song “Tulips” though. I want to buy that 12”.

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FUGG THAT

February 15'06

cinci

“fugg that”
new FIVE DEEZ Lp: “komminicator”


ATMOSPHERE YOU CAN’T IMAGINE HOW MUCH FUN WE’RE HAVING

February 12'06

Shrink Rap (get it?)
ATMOSPHERE YOU CAN’T IMAGINE HOW MUCH FUN WE’RE HAVING
RHYMESAYERS

Why do the uninitiated want to criticize Rhymesayer’s movement (yeah)? The youngish white girls, and boys for that matter, fuck with Atmosphere for the rap’s contemporary drama-laden content that does what modern country does for their rural counterparts-it speaks to them, FUBU stlye. I didn’t hear the wanna-be old guard (all under 30 though) discredit the steez back when folks were dubbing Headshots tapes. I had mixes with Slug, Eminem, and the Arsonists, and MOP repped. What ya’ll so mad at now? Raps about phenomena that hit closer to home than iced out medallions and having white (not her) in the coupe? Dude’s got skill, charisma, and vision that posits a new demographic. Or not? At the “underground” functions, since I’d been in attendance, white females always outnumbered all ladies of color. Except for when it was a hip hop-slash-poetry event. So, like Jada, I’m saying though, what ya’ll so mad at now?

In any case the independent movement at large is so decentralized now. Many of the folks that were dedicated to the pursuit of the unheard dope have moved on to other musics and working on being adults. The splintered scenes that don’t share ideas on any platform I’m aware of leads the worthwhile to often go unnoticed, which reinforces the opinion the indepenedent hip hop is played-out. The irony of today is that for all this internet and all these microlabels, just like in 1996, finding the good shit is not convenient. Well isn’t that funny! I used to travel to other cities to cop my records around the time Sandbox began. I’m still not much of an internet consumer.

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*QUASI HOT SHIT

February 11'06

tadoaw
QUASI HOT SHIT
TOUCH AND GO

I’m not part of the problem. Here’s a safe and musical alternative to BJ: HOT SHIT!
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SPYMOB SITTING AROUND KEEPING SCORE

February 11'06

cubbies

SPYMOB SITTING AROUND KEEPING SCORE
RUTHLESS

Ben Folds Five meets Jamiroquai!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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