Crooked I & Jay-Z - Reserved for the Bosses (Mixtape)

I'd like to start this post off with a big congrats to my man Crooked I for taking home the Best West Coast Mixtape Artist at the 11th Annual Mixtape Awards. I mean with v.1, 2 & 3 of his Hip Hop Weekly Mixtape with September 7th to his St. Valentine's Day Bossace tape, dude

Substantial - It's You (I Think) (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzjAubtmCQo] Brand new video from QN5's Substantial (Maryland stand up!?). Produced by Kno (who I'm upset with right now. Yep), this is the second single off his album, Sacrifice. Which is dope, just as Vecks. I don't even wanna start on the mindfuck that was last night trying to see his and Cunninlynguists show. Sheesh.

Mickey Factz - Overdose on Life (The Leak #18)

The either loved or hated Mickey Factz starts volume 2 of The Leak with a collab effort with Drake (Canada what!?) and Travic McCoy of Gym Class Heroes. Produced by Omen, who has an album dropping later this year called Be the Judge. DOWNLOAD: Mickey Factz - Overdose on Life f. Drake & Travis McCoy

Euclid vs Santogold X Spec Boogie vs The Black Keys

You know what it is. Every Wednesday brings more Loosie Weekly Warning Shots from Elucid and Spec Boogie. Elucid speaks on the Sean Bell verdict. It's not the kill a cop mentality that wins. "Niggas want to riot, but ya'll scared of revolution/ couldn't wrap your brain around what it takes for real improvement". This

Busta Rhymes - We Made It + Don't Touch Me (Videos)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHcue1meDEA] Busta Rhymes drops two videos for his upcoming LP, Blessed. Above is We Made it featuring Linkin Park and below is Don't Touch Me, which is a banger! PREVIOUS: Busta Rhymes - We Made It f. Linkin Park

Sean Bell: Will We Do More Than Talk?

As everyone should already know, the verdict came in for the Sean Bell case a few days ago. Two men wounded, one man dead and three innocent police let off the hook. I never spoke on my thoughts because there's not much else to say that hasn't already been done. Numerous blogs to songs have

The Roots, Styles P & David Banner on Sirius Radio (Video)

[dailymotion id=x5982q&v3] Styles P joined The Roots to perform the title track to Rising Down live on Sirius Radio. Shouts to Green Lantern! Also, the Best of Both Offices presented me with some video footage of David Banner during the same session. Backed by The Roots, Banner spits some lines about Sean Bell and other

Sha Stimuli & DJ Victorious - The Secret (Mixtape)

If you haven't been paying attention, get off your rocker and realize Sha Stimuli is a beast! Alongside DJ Victorious, Stimuli drops The Secret, the fourth installment of his 12 mixtape in 12 months task. Last month's March on Washington was too dope to ignore. Read up on his thoughts of the tape over at

Black Thought - Rap City Freestyle (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li6lZVjABgo] More goodness from the legendary Roots crew. Black Thought rippin the mic with ?uest on the tables. Rising Down in stores now!

Gnarls Barkley - A Little Better (Video)

[youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=D2WyjMikm1o] Gnarls Barkley are MTV's "52 Bands/52 Weeks" featured artist for the week of April 28th and they just released a short video for A Little Better. Also check below for a random ass video entitled Frisbee. That fuckin' alligator is an asshole man. Also, Angie interviewed the duo for Hot97 (after the jump as

Gangsta Ass Laterian Milton (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKN64o-vHyU] So my man D Solo proved he's got more use than hooking up Kidz in the Hall material haha. Oh boy, Hip Hop is gonna feel the wrath of this one, bet. Laterian Milton's gutter'ness is better than 95% of the rappers out's gutter'ness. Just a little bit, no video games for a whole