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’11 Best Beats: #5 Tyler, The Creator “Yonkers”

When The Creator finished concocting this track he titled it “Yonkers” because it sounded to him like his version of what vintage 90s New York rap sounds like. Yes the kick drums snap like Da Beatminerz, the looming baseline is dark and deadly, and, of course, Tyler had to thrust some chunky chords on top for good measure. Notorious for refusing to officially release his instrumentals, the OF leader couldn’t stop MCs like Styles from adding their 16s. Hey it’s […]

’11 Best Guest Verses: #5 Fabolous “Rollin”

Fabolous is featured twice on Young Jeezy’s mixtape, The Real Is Back. But it only took one verse for him to separate himself from the rest of the pack. On “Rollin”, Fab puts a spin on Gunplay’s track with a mean 16 and funky breakdown: “That logo on my cap/ Say NY, that’s my trap/Shout out to my hood/ Too real to fake that/ A B-K-nigga-I-was-brought-up-on-take that!”  Yep, that’s the Brooklyn way.

Love & Hip Hop (Season 2 Ep. 8)

[vodpod id=Video.15934276&w=540&h=350&fv=] The saga continues… Jim Jones surprises Chrissy in Miami with a touching proposal. Kimbella faces the demons of her past by meeting with her mother and the demons of her present by meeting with Erica to squash the beef. yardie Previously: Ep. 1 l Ep. 2 l Ep. 3 | Ep.4 | Ep.5 | Ep.6  | Ep. 7