The Last Days Of The Roc (Short Film)

Part 1: Intro I remember when people were talking about this a year or so ago, but the director Choke No Joke was trying to sell it. CNJ has finally unleashed the whole thing via YouTube, and you can catch the whole thing (split into six YouTube clips) up top and down bottom.

Dame Dash On Roc-A-Fella (Video)

Dame speaks on how he used to spoil all the artists on Roc-A-Fella, how he's disappointed on where the label went, his admiration for Kanye's hustle, how he thinks Hov should've stopped rapping after Blueprint 1, Killa! and more.

Jay-Z Talks Signing Kanye West & Dame Dash

Apparently Jay-Z's cover issue of XXL is on newstands in NYC and Low felt the need to put up yet another excerpt (I feel like I've read the entire thing now haha). This time Hov talks about the speculation that has always floated about whether Jay or Dame made the executive decision to bring Kanye

Vintage: Jay-Z Live @ The Tunnel (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx3O2DdwfM4] One of the first places I went to during my very first visit to New York was to the famed Tunnel. While I don't go out too much nowadays, to me that was the best club I've ever been to in my life. Anyways, Daniel unearthed classic footage of the Roc-A-Fella family in full

Young Chris - 30 Verses, 30 Days (Mixtape)

We weren't as on top of things with Young Chris' 30 Verses, 30 Days series as we have been with Free's Month of Madness so this mixtape is a must have for those that wanted each track. Shouts to DJ Ian for the linkage. And for those missing Shake's witty commentary... he shall return tomorrow

Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.7 (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xelx5FXxHXw] Part 7 of Cipha Sounds exclusive footage of the classic freestyle session with Roc-A-Fella on Hot97 and Funk Flex. This time around, Kick In The Door gets the R-O-C treatment. PREVIOUS: Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.6 (Video)

Freeway - I Can Deal With It (Day 13)

Day 13 folks. The Month of Madness continues. Blunt on the beat. DOWNLOAD: Freeway - I Can Deal With It (Day 13) PREVIOUS: Straight Madnes (Day 12) | Movin Out (Day 11) | Tell You Something (Day 10) | Mindstate Takeover (Day 7) x Blauh (Day 8) x Together (Day 9) | I’m Great (Day

Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.6 (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipy4HAp9nb0] Part 6 of Cipha's unreleased footage of the classic session that went down with Roc-A-Fella on Hot97 with Funk Flex. I was actually waiting for this clip. Free went in! PREVIOUS: Roc-A-Fella's 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.5

Freeway - Look Around (Day 4)

Day 4 of Free's Month of Madness is upon us. Trife on the beat! DOWNLOAD: Freeway - Look Around (Day 4) PREVIOUS: Count on Free (Day 3) | Ever Last (Day 2) | Month of Madness (Day 1)

Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.5 (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwtTN6kRuf4] Let's keep it Roc-A-Fella for a second. Part 5 of Cipha Sounds unseen footage of the classic radio session on Funk Flex's Hot97 show. Oochie Wally & Dead Wrong play on... PREVIOUS: Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.4 (Video)

Freeway - Month of Madness (Day 1)

As I said this weekend, Freeway will be dropping a new song each day of December for his Month of Madness campaign. It's December 1st and here goes the first joint. DOWNLOAD: Freeway - Month of Madness (Day 1) | Mediafire

Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.4 (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcwG2VWPZMk] I still don't know why this is seeing the light of day, like, now, instead of when the Roc was still a legitimate faction in 2001. But maybe that''s the "can it be that it was all so simple?" in me talking. Props to Lo. PREVIOUS: Roc-A-Fella’s 2001 Freestyle Session on Hot97 pt.1-3