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March 24, 2015

New York Rap Roundup: Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Core Rhythm, Juxx Diamondz and more

Mr. Wonderful & Meyhem Lauren, int'l flavor from Core Rhythm & Zajazza, creativity from Ohene Cornelius, Juxx Diamondz & a giant posse & BX's Pop Dollaz
 
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March 13, 2015

New York Rap Roundup: Ratking, Heems, Grand Daddy I.U., Saga, Roc Marciano, Cavalier

Heat from a hip hop vet, surprise leak from buzzing new jacks, an ex-groupmate's solo release, a true journeyman & a video from a creative indie favorite
 
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February 23, 2015

Raekwon, French Montana, Busta Rhymes Go ‘Wall To Wall’

Wu-Tang vet Raekwon grabs fellow New York hip hop heavyweights Busta Rhymes and French Montana for the rambunctious "Wall To Wall."
 
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February 18, 2015

Nutso The Block Boy’s “Divided Soul” plus Action Bronson, Spit Gemz, Monolo Rose & Rell XL

New video from Block Boy Nutso, Mark Ronson & Action Bronson, Spit Gemz delivers Common Knowledge, Manolo Rose & Rell XL round out our NY rap roundup.
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