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Brand New Damian “Jr Gong” Marley – Set Up Shop (Official Music Video)

More sights and sounds from Jamaica and Damian Marley, who just dropped this video for his track “Set Up Shop”. On this one, we get the classic brand of Marley inspiration with lyrics and video touting entrepreneurship and economic empowerment. At least that’s the drift I’m getting. Comment to the post or reply on twitter … Continue reading

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Smokers’ Sounds: Schoolboy Q Featuring Ab-Soul – “Druggys With Hoes”… Again?

I was pretty hyped to post the semi-throwback joint by Schoolboy Q, “Druggys With Hoes” (I know… very classy song title) thinking that it would make for a pretty entertaining 420 selection. I now know that there’s a sequal/remix that’s been out for a couple of months now, but is brand new to me. So, … Continue reading

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Smokers’ Sounds: Snoop Dogg – “Stoner’s Anthem”

Based on the song title, “Stoner’s Anthem”, and the imagery, you’d think that this is a straight-up ode to all things weed-related for 4-20. Turns out this track is actually more like Snoop taking a trip down memory lane after blazin’ one (or two or three). Snoop’s flow and lyrics are on-point, so you might … Continue reading

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New Homeboy Sandman Video – “Hold Your Head”, Not So New Vid – “Mine all Mine”

Here’s the new video by Homeboy Sandman for the inspirational track “Hold Your Head” off his new EP, Chimera. It’s contemplative song and video about hard times, depression, and perserverance. Not long before this, Sand and Stones Throw released a video for the track “Mine all Mine” (below) off of Sandman’s EP, Subject Matter, which … Continue reading

Show & Prove 2012 in Motion, Rasheed Chappelle Wins First Prelim Event
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Show & Prove 2012 in Motion, Rasheed Chappelle Wins First Prelim Event

We’re fast approaching the 2012 installment of the annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival presented by Brooklyn Bodega. In the meanwhile, the 4th annual Show & Prove Hip-Hop concert and contest series is in motion. There will be three preliminary events (the first one was last week) and one “Super Bowl” event, of which the winner … Continue reading