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The Wrap Up: Blu signs with Warner Bros.

Blu signs with Sire/Warner Bros., prepares to learn Industry Rule #4080 (hiphopdx.com) Elliott Wilson prepares to launch RapRadar, yet another mainstream rap aggregator site (folio.com) New RNC chairman Michael Steele wants to woo hip-hop voters, one-armed midgets (washingtontimes.com) Beastie Boys … Continue reading

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Vinyl & Stuff: Y Society, Johnson&Jonson and Shawn Jackson

This kicks off a new series of 12-inch reviews, courtesy of Tres Records. Unfortunately, I can’t post audio because, well, I just got a Sendspace warning about something else, so I’m a little skittish. And I don’t like using ZShare. … Continue reading

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Blu and Mainframe form “Johnson&Jonson”

Blu may be one of the hottest MCs in indie hip-hop. The Los Angeles rapper’s debut with DJ Exile, Below the Clouds, was one of the best albums of 2007. Another project with Ta’Raach, C.R.A.C.’s The Piece Talks, generated serious … Continue reading

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C.R.A.C. holds “The Piece Talks”

L.A. rapper Blu, co-author (along with producer Exile) of last year’s critically-acclaimed Below the Heavens, and J-Dilla associate Ta’Raach have formed a new group called C.R.A.C. The duo’s debut, The Piece Talks, drops April 22 on Tres Records. “C.R.A.C. is … Continue reading

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