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The Making Of Outkast Aquemini

The folks at Creative Loafing rounded up 3 Stacks, Big Boi, Organized Noize, and others to reflect on ‘Kast’s 12 year old masterpiece. Read up here and peep an excerpt on “Rosa Parks” below. Andre 3000: I actually submitted that beat to [Diddy’s old group] Total — ’cause I was going with Keisha from Total around that time — but they couldn’t use it, so we ended up using it. By the time Aquemini came, I was stretching out as […]

New Video: Laws “Hold You Down”

[vodpod id=Video.3897259&w=425&h=350&fv=v%3Dykxkndzq5zcV4RGS%26amp%3Bautoplay%3D0%26amp%3Bccolor%3D] I was late discovering this Khalil-produced heatrock, but Laws is even later with the delivery of this Decatur Dan-directed visual. Oh well take a ride with Don Cannon and discover the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League artist. Guess some MCs still do the pen to paper thing. 5:01 Overtime due July 20. os

Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Debut Album

[vodpod id=Video.3897152&w=425&h=350&] Hopefully before the close of the year, Nipsey will release his debut album South Central State Of Mind. From my P.O.V., the project could’ve been out sooner if Epic didn’t drop the ball on “Hussle In The House“. But that’s a whole ‘nother story.  Anyway, 1515 caught up with Nip and allowed him to speak on the concept of the LP. “Regardless of people’s opinion about it, the dominant culture in L.A. is gang-banging,” Nipsey, a Crip, said […]

Black Thought Streetsweeper Radio Freestyle

[vodpod id=Video.3896849&w=425&h=350&] The audio is a bit low, but Black Thought recently appeared on Kay Slay’s show and proved why he’s still super lyrical. How I Got Over in stores now.