Daily Archives: December 15, 2008

P.O.S. tours with Doomtree

P.O.S. has announced the first of what will undoubtedly be many tours in 2009. The concerts, in support of his upcoming album Never Better, take place in February and feature several comrades from his Doomtree crew, including Sims, Mictlan, Lazerbeak … Continue reading

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Odd Couple: Busy P and Murs

Here’s an incongruous pairing: Ed Banger Records producer Busy P and Murs the Living Legend together on “To Protect and Entertain.” Murs’ punchy raps and Busy P’s patented electro-funk beats makes for a oddly appealing and funky mix. Meanwhile, Murs … Continue reading

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Warp loves labels

From today, December 15 until December 24, Warp Records is offering a free download via its MP3 site, Bleep.com. Titled Bleep Loves…Labels, the 11 track collection features contributions from new signee Hudson Mohawke, 4 Hero side project Visioneers, rising downtempo … Continue reading

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The Wrap Up: Hamiltonization week

Last week’s hip-hop news bits, both relevant and irrelevant: Charles Hamilton concludes The Hamiltonization Factor (iamnotcharleshamilton.com), but not without some controversy (smokingsection.uproxx.com) Busy week for Hamilton: Interscope pays him to aid Soulja Boy’s quixotic marketing campaign (2dopeboyz.com) (charleshamilton.blogspot.com) Busta Rhymes … Continue reading

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