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Cunninlynguists Sloppy Seconds Vol 2 06|03|2005

'Sloppy Seconds' ain't that the title of Porn Theatre Ushers' EP from 2000? Yeah, but it's also the name of Cunninlynguists' first compilation album. Now, 'Sloppy Seconds Vol 2' is being released as an appetizer for the upcoming CL album 'Piece Of Strange'. The CD features The Beatnuts, Masta Ace, Celph Titled, Trek Life a.o. and hit stores June 14.

POSTED 06|03|2005
Infinito 2017 Roddny Dangrr Fild 06|02|2005

The dope IT album should still pump through your system on the regular, and already Infinito 2017 is back with a new and first full length solo effort: 'Roddny Dangrr Fild'. Featuring help from Insight, Molemen's Memo and Mr Skurge a.o. Once again check out Domination Records for more info. Also check out the video clip of 'I'm nothing like yawl', a track of the forthcoming album, produced by Memo.

POSTED 06|02|2005
Murs & Slug Felt 2 05|19|2005

While the first volume celebrated Christina Ricci, Murs & Slug's 'Felt 2' is a tribute to another actress: former Cosby Show star Lisa Bonet. Hell, even Pam Grier will feature on this album, alongside MF Doom, on the track 'Be My Woman'. There's also a guest spot by Project Blowed's Subtitle. Most of the album is produced by Murs himself and there’s some additional production by Ant, Slug's beat supplier in Atmosphere. Due to drop July 12!

POSTED 05|19|2005
Zimbabwe Legit Brothers From The Mother 05|11|2005

Just when you thought it was safe! The lost 1992-classic from Zimbabwe Legit is finally about to see some light. 'Brothers From The Mother' will be released through Glow-in-the-Dark Records (the Japanese version seems to drop on May 18th, about a month earlier than the worldwide one). Check the GITD-website for the full cover art and the 11-song-tracklisting. Production by Shadow, Mr Lawnge, Cadence and more... Look out!

POSTED 05|11|2005
Jus Allah All Fates Have Changed 05|10|2005

Who can't remember the magnificent rhymes by Jus Allah on the first Jedi Mind Tricks album? Everybody should. The guy left the group on amicable terms and now returns on the same label as his former group: Babygrande. Jus Allah's solo debut 'All Fates Have Changed' will drop early June and will have contributions from GZA, Lord Jamar and Agallah. The Don Bishop did some production too. Jus Allah baby!

POSTED 05|10|2005
Afu-Ra State Of The Arts 05|09|2005

Afu-Ra's latest 'Perverted Monks' project didn't made our day but with his upcoming album he might hit us with some tracks that'll remind us of the 'Whirlwind Thru Cities' days. 'State Of The Arts' contains productions by DJ Premier and PF Cuttin! Also featurings by Masta Killa, Kardinal Offishal and Royce da 5' 9". Drops June 10.

POSTED 05|09|2005
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 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

Editor's pick

Vinnie PazThe Pain Collector anticipated by wulf
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K. SparksNote To Self anticipated by cpf
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