Little Brother – Can’t Win For Losing (Full Blend Tape) – YouTube

Can’t Win For Losing is a fan-made blendtape of Little Brother’s acapellas over 9th Wonder’s instrumentals. The blend tape features guest appearances by Cormega, Carlitta Durand, Joe Scudda, Chaundon, Pete Rock, Bilal, Darien Brockington, Jozeemo, L.E.G.A.C.Y., Supastition, Rhymefest, Dion and Torae. All tracks are produced by 9th Wonder. All tracks are blended & mixed by DJ Keytronikz.

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Masta Ace: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert – YouTube

An early member of producer Marley Marl’s iconic Juice Crew, the Brooklyn-bred Masta Ace emerged shoulder-to-shoulder in the late-’80s with a host of iconic emcees, including Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Craig G and more. When Ace showed up at the Tiny Desk, he brought with him stripped-down versions of the concrete-shaking classics that built his legacy, backed by the impressive Lee Hogans & Pursuance band.

Watch him move the crowd with his biggest single, “Born To Roll,” from the 1993 album SlaughtaHouse, and introspect on a life lived in the public eye on “Story Of Me.”

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Why You Need a Crew | EP #292 – YouTube

In this era where being successful locally isn’t a requirement for success and many artists can get a lot done by themselves, the temptation is to go it alone. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the benefits of a crew and why being in one might be key to your success.

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The Difference Between Fans & Followers | EP #291 – YouTube

No matter what kind of art you create, you will likely have to use social media to bring awareness about it. It is there that you will run into some of the most confusing behavior you’ve ever witnessed from people. Some are crazy and vocal about your art, while others follow you silently. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the biggest differences between fans and followers so you can move properly out here! 

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Black Star & Dave Chappelle On Their Journey, New Podcast, Relationship W/ Ye & More | Drink Champs – YouTube

The long-awaited #DrinkChamps episode you’ve been waiting for is FINALLY here! The legendary group #BlackStar join in as they talk their new album ‘No Fear Of Time,’ their hip hop journey & more.Comedy icon #DaveChappelle also joins the conversation as he talks living in Ohio, his new podcast with Talib & Yasiin, & more.Lots of great stories that you don’t want to miss!!

(2) Black Star & Dave Chappelle On Their Journey, New Podcast, Relationship W/ Ye & More | Drink Champs – YouTube

The Rise and Fall of Rawkus Records (Documentary) – YouTube

Rawkus Records was one of the most important labels in hip hop history and gave us some of the greatest music ever made during their short run. Let me know down in the comments what is your favorite Rawkus album?

(4) The Rise and Fall of Rawkus Records (Documentary) – YouTube

Patti LaBelle On Her Iconic Career, Aretha Franklin, Her Verzuz Battle & More | Drink Champs – YouTube

On a new episode of #DrinkChamps, N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN chop it up with the legendary #PattiLaBelle! The Godmother of Soul joins us for a historic episode in Drink Champs history as she shares never-before-told stories of her iconic career, including her relationship with Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross and much much more!Lots of great stories that you don’t want to miss on this legendary episode!Make some noise for one and only Patti LaBelle!!! 💐💐💐🏆🏆🏆

Patti LaBelle On Her Iconic Career, Aretha Franklin, Her Verzuz Battle & More | Drink Champs – YouTube