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Black Star "You Already Know"

Listen: Black Star “You Already Know”

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DC Mixtape Vol. 8 – Greg K

For our latest installment of DC Mixtape series, we are bringing it back to the golden age of hip hop with a compilation of tracks from the 90’s. From the gritty style of Big L to┬áconscious┬ályrics of Common, this mixtape … Continue reading

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Kanye’s G.O.O.D. Fridays – "Don’t Look Down"

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Top 5 – BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher

In preparation for the 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards, The Daily Cypher has put together a top 5 list of the best BET Cyphers from previous award shows. 5.Hurricane Chris, K’naan, Bun B & Q-Tip 4. Wale, Nipsey Hu$$le, Gsan … Continue reading

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Mos Def Signs to G.O.O.D Music

Hip-Hop legend Mos Def has joined Kanye’s super label along side the likes of recently signed Pusha T, Common, John Legend, Big Sean, Kid Cudi, GLC as well as others. Mos Def makes an appearance on Kanye’s G.O.O.D Friday single … Continue reading

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Kanye’s G.O.O.D Fridays – "Lord Lord Lord"

For this week’s G.O.O.D Friday, Kanye picked up Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon and Charlie Wilson to make an appearance on the track “Lord Lord Lord.”

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Mos Def "Travellin Man" Live in San Jose

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Mos Def Teams Up With NASA To Encourage Students

Mos Def will team up with famous African-American NASA astronaut, Leland Melvin to debut a special holographic presentation to encourage students to pursue higher education this Sunday (September 5th) in Oakland, California.“Leland Melvin and myself are working with the Instituting … Continue reading

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Mos Def Releases Track for Gulf Aid

Mos Def teamed up with Lenny Kravitz and New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band to record “It Ain’t My Fault”, a song to benefit the Gulf oil spill relief effort. Mos Def is a great artist to address the oil … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays – Blackstar featuring Common

This weeks Throwback Thursday comes from Blackstar, hip hop duo comprised of Mos Def and Talib Kweli. The video being featured is for the song “Respiration.” “Respiration” is the second single from Black Star’s 1998 self titled album, Black Star. … Continue reading

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