The Notorious MSG: Chinatown Hustler

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By Nu Ryu in New Music on Wednesday 25 January 2012

The Notorious MSG is a band of three renegade restaurant workers on a mission to blow-out the tight, puckered anus of mainstream media with their original deep fried style. Their music is a compound of the rawest sounds on the New York City streets, hip-hop and punk rock, through a lens of streetwise Chinese-American tradition.

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Fast Forward: new single from female rapper UZOY

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By Jamar Nolan in New Music on Friday 13 January 2012

Female rap is often written off as some type of novelty thing in hip hop these days. Many of the women partaking either have some type of gimmick to them or just don’t really have the charisma to capture people’s attention for very long. Well, UZOY (pronounced Uzi, like the gun) might have something to say about that. A native of Houston, UZOY’s been building up a name for herself within the rap world for a while now and has opened up for a few big name rappers (Big Sean, Trae Tha Truth, Lupe Fiasco, Bun B).

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Darwin Deez gives away his rap mix-tape online

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By Zolton in New Music on Saturday 29 January 2011

Darwin Deez, you are one wild cat! Not content with creating a full length rap mix-tape entirely from samples from the 1971 kids book, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory — tapping into his talented crew of friends including Dev Hynes, KOOL AD, and Chiddy Bang — he’s now decided to give the whole damn […]

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Meyhem Lauren’s video for Got the Fever

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By Daniel Fletcher in New Music on Friday 15 October 2010

In New York City, hip-hop and graffiti run as tight as Wu and Tang. Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren’s new music video for Got the Fever celebrates this hallowed union in glossy HD. Directed by rising photographer Tom Gould, the video catches the city’s finest street artists bombing landmarks across the boroughs. It’s also a beautiful […]

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