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The Friday Five

This week marked a couple of solid drops from Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt by way of their latest albums. As expected, they presented a number of jewels in their respective projects, with some that were dope enough to make their way into this week’s Friday Five. Besides them, we’ve got other awesome aural offerings for […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

Now I just cannot have a Friday Five without some Kendrick in it. It’d be impossible to not include him, what with him just dropping one of the best hip-hop albums of the past decade this past week. Bold claim, I know, but if you’ve heard To Pimp A  Butterfly, then I’m sure the majority […]

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The Friday Five

I don’t know about you, but that new Snoop joint with Uncle Charlie Wilson and produced by Pharrell is drippin’ with all kinds of feel good vibes. Perfect way to kick off the weekend, I’d say. But hey, if you’re on the other end of the spectrum, there’s also some Post Malone – “White Iverson” […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

This week’s Friday Five has got you covered in all states of turnt up-ness that you’re looking for to make sure your weekend starts off lit. Whether you’re in the mood for anything from Yeezy, Drizzy or even Vic Mensa, trust that this five delivers. Hit the jump to listen.

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Emcee

The Friday Five

We conclude our Dilla Month tribute with a Friday Five that’s got nothing but that good good from Dilla and his Detroit cohorts Baatin and T3 – otherwise known as the legendary Slum Village. So prepare to treat your Friday to some of Jay Dee’s best with nothing but the illest joints from the Conant […]

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The Friday Five

We’re into the third installment of The Friday Five’s tribute to the late, great J Dilla for Dilla Month, and this week we’re focusing on his greatest solo joints – or better yet, masterpieces, if you will. There’s five Dilla bangers waiting to be played here, all a testament to the greatness that he displayed […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

For the second installment of The Friday Five’s tribute to Dilla Month, we’ve put together a little something for all the lovers out there. This week’s five consists of Valentine’s Day friendly tracks that Jay Dee has had a hand in. So gather up your boo(s), pour up a little something and let this quick five […]

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The Friday Five

It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you…WITHOUT A STRONG FRIDAY FIVE TO STEP TO! Our bad. Really. To make up for it, we’re coming back strong in honor of Dilla Month with the first set of Friday Five J Dilla tributes throughout February. For this first installment, we’ve got five of Dilla Dawg’s […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

Earlier this week would have marked Biggie Smalls’ 42nd birthday, which begs the question, ‘How would the rap game be with Big still in it?’.  The possible ‘what if’ scenario presents itself as one that always surfaces around this time of the year, and with good reason – the livest one from Bedford-Stuyvesant is arguably […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

All this week you couldn’t get past anything without hearing about the dust up between Solange and Jay Z.  Amidst all the media buzz about it that’s inundated everyone’s media feeds lately, I’ve found a slight point of inspiration to help curate this week’s Friday Five – fight music.  That’s right, this week’s five consists […]

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The Friday Five

Asher, Gibbs, Vic Mensa, Ab-Soul.  These are some cats that I just feel more heads need to be bumpin’.  Earlier this week, I had a convo about what hip-hop seems to be lacking these days.  I mean, you got what’s out on the radio, which is cool, given that there’s room for it if you’re […]

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The Friday Five

Schoolboy Q and I are greeting y’all into another glorious prospect of having a fly weekend.  What you finna get into?  While you’re formulating your master plan to live the weekend to however you see fit, make sure to check in again for another installment of the one and only Friday Five.  Your ears will […]

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The Friday Five

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of a sure shot hip-hop classic – Nas’ Illmatic.  So with this week’s Friday Five, it would only be fitting to honor this musical milestone by selecting five of my favorite tracks off the album.  Whether it be “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” or “Halftime”, you really can’t go wrong […]

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The Friday Five

  Are you currently at NoChella all because you’re BrokeChella?  No worries, just throw on this week’s Friday Five.  It highlights some of the hip-hop artists performing out in Indio this weekend.  I mean, turning this playlist up is practically like being at Coachella, minus all the Tumblr chicks running around in Indian headdresses and […]

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The Friday Five

With Air Max Day poppin’ off earlier this week, it was only proper for me to throw on a special selection of sneaker inspired tunes for this week’s Friday Five.  So literally, throw on your flyest Air Maxes and kick off your weekend proper like with a Friday Five offering that’s sure to please the […]

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The Friday Five

The Friday Five is back again to save your ears from anything less than stellar.  I mean, when you got some classic Capone-N-Noreaga, Killa Cam, and Clipse smackin’ the wack right outta your earholes, then I must ask – ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?!  If this is exactly what you want – which I’d be hard-pressed […]

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The Friday Five

For audiophiles and music fiends, we tend to sniff out that new new right away and go lockjaw on the latest tracks until they serve their purpose by the time the next cycle of new music rolls around a day later.  But sometimes, it’s a bit refreshing to take two steps back from the avalanche […]

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The Friday Five

Anchoring the Dilla themed month for The Friday Five will be a selection of some of my favorite R&B/Soul-styled Dilla joints.  It’s only natural to complete the cypher with Jay Dee music that goes beyond the borders of hip-hop, as it highlights the versatility, finesse, and pure genius that he contributed to music.  So click […]

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