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North Oakland veteran spitter Mistah F.A.B. dropped yesterday his last effort titled Son Of A Pimp 2 . Eleven years ago he released Son Of A Pimp counting on da support of west coast rappers such as...

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With her sixth album titled Lemonade, r&b/pop artist Beyoncé confirmed her status in the music map as international icon! The project is an audacious experimentation of different genres and the amazing thing about Lemonade is how much musical...

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The question is: Is Aubrey Drake Graham a legend?  Well,it’s not easy to answer this question for many reasons and obviously it depends on the criteria you decide to use: sales,reputation….personally we think an artist has...

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Dexter Raymond Mills, Jr. better known by the stage name Consequence is an eclectic talent who graced hip-hop scene as rapper,producer and songwriter. The New York artist worked alongside many renowned exponents such as A Tribe Called...

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In February superstar Beyoncé dropped Formation, first single (produced by hitmaker Make WiLL Made-it) from her sixth studio album titled Lemonade and now Queen B fans can celebrate the release of her brand new opus distributed...

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JACE - VIBRATIONS (PRODUCED BY RESOURCE)

JACE – VIBRATIONS (PRODUCED BY RESOURCE)

March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ok,take a deep breath,buckle up and prepare to roll… Let’s fly to Atlanta to get familiar with emerging rapper Jace. The young performer is a member of the ATL based hip-hop collective Two-9 composed by Curtis...

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ITSROUTINE - TOLD YOU SO SCRATCHTHEBLOCK

ITSROUTINE – I TOLD YOU SO

March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

 Four months ago, neo-soul goddess Erykah Badu leapt back with a mixtape entitled But You Caint Use My Phone working alongside  Dallas-bred producer Zach Witness aka White Chocolate. Ms. Badu changes her musical direction towards new...

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REDMAN – FUNKORAMA (COOKIN’ SOUL REMIX)

March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hell yeah, spanish super producers Cookin Soul leap back with a dope treatment remix! Big Size and Zock dig in the crates to resume a solid hip-hop cut by Redman entitled Funkorama released in 1996...

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J.Cole’s Dreamville soldier , Abbas Hamad aka Bas is currently prepping his sophomore project (the debut opus under Dreamville label) entitled Too High To Riot ! The project is scheduled for March 4th but don’t worry,...

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When we think about Dizzy Wright, we see a rapper with boundless potential,his lyrical style and swagg catches the ear of the listener and when he drops his bars over a proper backdrop that highlitghs...

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As you know at scratchtheblock.com we got an undeniable penchant for underground/old school hip-hop rhythms and there are two reasons: first of all the editorial line reflects our own taste and our pursuit of talented...

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PUNCH - GONE (PRODUCED BY CARDO)

PUNCH – GONE (PRODUCED BY CARDO)

January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

 Someone call a doctor!! TDE’s head honco Terrence “Punch” Henderson unleashes a so fucking amazing piece called Gone. Is the president of Top Dawg Entertainment a mere businessman? Nope! Is Punch an artist with interesting skills?...

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Modern Soul diva Lalah Hathaway surprises us with a new version of her recent piece Little Ghetto Boy. In 2014 Lalah won the grammy for Best R&B Performance with the sublime Something featuring jazz ensemble Snarky...

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Although our ears are inclined to underground/old school hip-hop music , it would be fool to shut the door on mainstream or popular hip-hop when it exudes quality and excellence! So, here we are to...

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Pennsylvania rapper Asher Roth kicked off the Hash Wednesday series,an installment of unfinished music, with a great gem entitled That’s All Mine. It’s a compelling collaboration alongside super talented singer Jesse Boykins III, who enhanced the song...

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