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Bring Back My Name Is Earl (St. Clair)

When I first saw this dude's name, I thought he named himself after that amazing Zac Efron movie where he chats and plays baseball in the woods with his dead brother while sailing or whatever, but then, after looking it up, saw that was Charlie...

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Vic Mensa: genius?

Contrary to popular belief, Vic Mensa is not a member of the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world, Mensa. In order to gain access to Mensa, you have to score in the 98th percentile or higher in a supervised IQ test (Stanford-Binet...

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Long Weekends for Winners

It was Friday before a long weekend, and like most of you, I'm wasn't actually working. My computer monitor might not even have be on, I wouldn't know. People walk by your cube, you furiously hit ALT+TAB!! ALT+TAB!! (Where's that fake excel sheet!? pick up the phone...

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Leikali47 – AIM screename?

A Bed-stuy Brooklyn native, Leikali47 is an anonymous rapper, currently in favor with Mr. Jay Z himself (he put one of her tracks on his summer playlist). Leikali47 (pronounce Leh-kay-lee) wears a ski mask (following the trend that 21 Pilots and Masked Intruder paved) and...

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Fareoh goes great in yummy salads

So you probs already know about Big Grams and their debut EP last year. They are the combo indie/electro/hiphop consortium comprised of Big Boi (a la Outkast) and Phantogram - and they just put out a bunch of remixes of their song "Drum Machine" - arguably the...

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John Frusciante – FM

Remember John Frusciante? The guitar wunderkind from Red Hot Chili Peppers. To call him an interesting character would be an understatement. He battled heroin addiction and almost was always teetering that edge of brilliance and addiction. I've always thought of him as a guitarist. Certainly...

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Action Bronson – Heel Toe

This is a TMD first. As you might know, we RARELY post hip hop. So when we do, you know it's the dope shit. Enter Queens born, Action Bronson. I absolutely love this track and a it's pretty fitting way to take you into a...

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Shad & Skratch Bastid – Classic

I've been looking forward to the day when I could post a new Shad track, and that day came sooner than expected. Niiiice. Honestly, I don't know much (read: anything) about Skratch Bastid. But these beats, especially the old-school scratches (love it!), have left me...

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