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Joey Chavez Music Minus One 04|29|2005

Mister Joey Chavez - the infamous battle axe and dilated warrior - returns with an anthology. He surprised us a few years back with 'Music From The Connection' and now he's back on the spot with 'Music Minus One'. The 19-track album drops May 13th. Expect a lot of dopeness and headnod music.

POSTED 04|29|2005
Chief Kamachi and Juju Mob Black Candles 04|29|2005

Haha! Chief Kamachi joins forces with Charon Don and Reef to launch another Philly-installment. The Juju Mob, as the collective is called, will drop their Lp 'Black Candles' soon. Reef (just like Kamachi a member of the Army of the Pharoahs!) will lace some beats, and Mighty Mi will do some too. No surprise this one is going to be released on Eastern Conference/Good Hands...

POSTED 04|29|2005
The High & Mighty 12th Man 04|27|2005

Without the fans, hip-hop artists would be nowhere. The High & Mighty senses that very well and dedicates their third release '12th Man' to the masses. It'll feature guest spots by Princess Superstar, Reef the Lost Cauze and Sean Price. Hits stores 30 May!

POSTED 04|27|2005
Maylay Sparks & GQ The Ill Collabo 04|26|2005

Maylay Sparks teams up with GQ for 'The Ill Collabo'. Released on the German HotShit label, this one has Joe Buhdha, Malik B, Louis Logic and DJ Noize on the production tip. Erick Sermon, as well as Baby Blak, Gemini, Big Drez, Chop and The Last Emperor do some rhymin'. Maylay, who currently lives in Kopenhagen, is 'bout to do it again!

POSTED 04|26|2005
Buckshot & 9th Wonder Chemistry 04|26|2005

Dropping May 24th! Buckshot teams up with 9th Wonder (of Lil' Brother fame) to launch his new album 'Chemistry'. This album is - together with the new Sean P and the upcoming Tek-n-Steele - a new installment of the DuckDown saga. No tracklisting available yet, but be sure to check out the artwork at duckdown.com. Watch out y'all!

POSTED 04|26|2005
Guru The Street Scriptures (V7.0) 04|25|2005

The Baldheaded man is live and kickin' on the solo-tip again. The previous Guru solo-album left many with a double feeling, so this new installment is kinda highly anticipated (especially after critics were this-n-thattin' about the artwork). 'The Street Scriptures' will have contributions from Jean Grae, Kweli, Doo Wop, Styles P, B-Real and more...

POSTED 04|25|2005
MED Push Comes To Shove 04|21|2005

Yeah, it's been pushed back a few times, but now it's really about to drop! The MED aka Medaphoar debut album 'Push Comes To Shove' coming end May. Producers include: Madlib, J Dilla, Just Blaze, Oh No and MC guests include Diamond D. I recall making the shortest chat ever with this cat when he asked me where the bathroom was at on Stones Throw tour. My answer was so stupid that i'm obligated to cop this album. Sure i won't regret.

POSTED 04|21|2005
Common Be 04|18|2005

While too many heads slept on the ecclectic 'Electric Circus', Common now returns with his sixth album 'BE' (equals 'Basement Elevation' or 'B-Boy Evolution') in an attempt to regain his former classic status. Eleven tracks already leaked on cyberspace but there’s plenty more hotness on the official version... entirely produced by Jay Dee and Kanye West!

POSTED 04|18|2005
Majik Most Molesting Hip Hop 04|13|2005

Oooo… this is gonna be one nasty album. Majik Most is known for dirty rhymes and fresh ass beats, and now Florida’s own finally releases his debut CD 'Molesting HipHop'. It’ll feature JJ Brown, Vinnie Paz, Louis Logic, J-Zone, Dutchmassive, Celph Titled and Apathy, a.o. Need to be convinced some more? Well, the album goes with a DVD that’ll feature some hot material. Once again on Domination Recordings… go!

POSTED 04|13|2005
Taione Davis April January 04|12|2005

Taione Davis (say Tie-Wan) is born and raised in Southside Chicago. Common, All Natural, yep, yep, it can’t be denied: this is a place that brings forth many talents. His debut album 'April January' will drop on Domination Recordings April 19th. Thaione is also member of the group IT, who dropped an LP 'Low Income Housing' on the same label a few months ago. Betta watch out for this one…

POSTED 04|12|2005
The Pacifics Sunday's Chicken 04|06|2005

'The Pacifics are People Accumulating Creative Ideas Foregoing Ignorant Conclusions of Society... The mighty trio of KP, Strike3 (aka. Mr. REXford) and Norman Rockwell create uncut 'go ill' hip hop designed to serve the soul and snap the neck.' This intro is taken from the crews' site pacifics.com. When you hear this, plus that their debut is going to be released on All Natural Inc, you must be curious about this one! Sunday's Chicken! Soon!

POSTED 04|06|2005
C-Rayz Walz Year Of The Beast 04|04|2005

C Rayz Walz’ third 'proper' album 'Year of the Beast' issues May 17 on Def Jux. Proper, because 'The Prelude' and 'Limelight' were compiled CD’s. The album features El-P, Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, 4th Pyramid and Jean Grae, a.o. Something tells us this album is gonna be a banger, 'Ravipops' and 'The Black Samurai EP' were magnificent! Word is out that the first 10000 copies go with a free limited edition 'Evolution of the Beast' DVD, so be fast.

POSTED 04|04|2005

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