Monthly Archives: April 2008

New Joint – Craig G / Marley Marl

Craig G & Marley Marl – “Made The Change” ( Good Hands Records / 2008 )

Nice cut lifted from the duo’s forthcoming album “Operation Take Back Hip-Hop” which features apperances from KRS-One, Talib Kweli, Cormega and Sadat X.


New Joint – Forbidden Tongues

Forbidden Tongues ft. Guilty & Brother Ghazi – “Fallen Angels” ( Forbidden Tongues Productions / 2008 )

New material from the North England-based producer.


Group Therapy – The Pharcyde

HardKnock.TV talks to the inimitable Pharcyde about reuniting for Rock The Bells 2008.



Keep The Crossover – EPMD / DJ Scratch / Lords Of The Underground / Naughty By Nature / DITC

GrandGood.Com caught some footage of this incredible true-school line-up performing at NYC’s Nokia Theatre this past weekend.

EPMD – “So Wat Cha Sayin'”

DJ Scratch On The Cut

Lords Of The Underground – “Chief Rocka”

Naughty By Nature – “O.P.P.” / “Uptown Anthem”

DITC – “Day One”






Deez Nuts – The Beatnuts

Everyone’s favourite Intoxicated Demons JuJu and Psycho Les performing in Brisbane, Australia this past weekend.

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Life In My Rhymes – SkinnyMan

Mud Fam OG SkinnyMan freestyling for Cypher TV at last month’s People’s Army event in Brixton, London.

Stay Cool – Lupe Fiasco / Tim Westwood

Radio 1’s Tim Westwood questions Lupe’s “chain game” (??!!) – the Windy City emcee more than holds his own though and drops a few gems in the process.

New Joint – The Roots

The Roots ft. Truck North & Saigon – “Criminal” ( Def Jam / 2008 )

Taken from the Roots’ new album “Rising Down” out next week.


Veteran’s Day – AZ

Ms. Drama talks to BK’s AZ about his current album “Undeniable”, the possibility of a Firm reunion, and the downside of rap beef.

New Joint – O.C. / A.G.

O.C. & A.G. – “2 For The Money” ( D.I.T.C. / 2008 )

Video for the recently leaked Showbiz-produced track from the Diggin’ In The Crates duo’s forthcoming album.

G-Funk Classics – Snoop Dogg

The Doggfather performing a selection of his early hits in Amsterdam this week.


Rock The Bells 2008 – Raekwon / Wale / Murs

Footage from this week’s private Rock The Bells 2008 line-up party at California’s Hip Kitty.

Raekwon – “Triumph”

Raekwon – “C.R.E.A.M.”

Wale – “Freestyle”

Murs – “Hustler”





Word Is Bond – NYOIL

Staten Island’s NYOIL breaks down his recent online comments about the new Nas record during an impromptu interview with Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg.

Thursday Throwback (Part 17) – Kam

Kam – “Still Got Love 4 Um” (EastWest / 1993)

Taken from the West Coast rapper’s often overlooked debut album “Neva Again”.

Sound Clash – Pete Rock / DJ Premier

Footage of last week’s DJ ‘battle’ in Los Angeles between the Chocolate Boy Wonder and Premo.

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Internationally Known – Kurtis Blow

The old-school icon performing in Italy last month as part of the Hip-Hop History Tour.


Kings Of The Beats – Pete Rock / Just Blaze / 9th Wonder

Footage from last weekend’s Guitar Center Sessions event in Los Angeles.


New Joint – Stress

Stress – “C.S.I.” ( Reflective Entertainment / 2008 )

Lifted from the New Jersey emcee’s album “PS2”.



Steady Mobbin’ – WC

Los Angeles rap pioneer and Ice Cube / Lench Mob affiliate WC talks to Raptism TV about his current projects, the state of West Coast Hip-Hop, and the struggle to remain relevant in today’s industry.

New Joint – AC / Trife Da God

AC ft. Trife Da God – “Trapped On The Island” ( This Is AC / 2008 )

Ever wondered how Kanye ended up in the trunk in his “Flashing Lights” video? AC and Ghostface’s homie Trife fill in the blanks whilst paying homage to their Staten Island stomping grounds.