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Jay-Z’s Former Stash House

Funny, I looked up this address too when I heard “Empire State of Mind.” The folks at NYmag paid a visit to 560 State St. in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn. On the aforementioned track, Hov mentions the address as a former stash house. Apparently in ’96-’97, Jigga not only laid his hat, but his work, in Apt. 10B. According to lifelong residents, Jay was a respectful and cordial neighbor. Guess they were the soft ones. Heads Up: SRD

Behind The Scenes Of: Raekwon & Beanie Sigel’s “Have Mercy” Video

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3439694&w=425&h=350&fv=] “I felt it would be live to come to my man’s city being that he jumped on something for me and showed that love. It’s like why can’t I come and bring it back and bring it to his town.” Here’s a look at The Chef and Mack Mittens during the making of CL 2’s next visual which was fittingly shot in Illadelphia. Hey, has the Broad Street Bully turned himself in yet? The Double R wants to […]

Jay Electronica Gets Just Blaze To Play Hype Man

At a recent Ecstatic tour stop in New York, the mystery man of rap got his favorite producer to come out from behind the scenes. This amuses me: Maybe ’cause I know both these guys personally. Sorry I missed the show, Mr. Electronica. Stop threatening talk shows hosts. Jay on Jay crime. Ha! Prop Yourself: Megatron Don

Unreleased 2Pac Footage Pt. 2 (Vibe)

In the second clip, Pac says he’s got nothing but love for the East Coast, but gripes about the lack of respect reciprocated. And what’s this about Wu-Tang getting robbed for their jewels? So many questions. So many tears. Props: Broken Cool via Vibe Previously: Unreleased 2 Pac Footage Part. 1 (Vibe)

Moment of Clarity: Kia Shine’s Role In Drake’s “Best I Ever Had”

So the Internets are abuzz with claims that Kia Shine ghostwrote Drake’s “Best I Ever Had.” Although he does own a portion of one of rap’s biggest hits, it appears to be because he produced the original Young Money joint that inspired it. Take a listen: As you can hear in the opening verse, Drake lifted the melody and a few words from Weezy. So Mr. Carter and Kia get a piece of the pie—BMI Awards and all. That’s how […]