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Essential Mixtape Alert: DJ Young EZ – Guaranteed Raw Vol. 1

Essential Mixtape Alert: DJ Young EZ – Guaranteed Raw Vol. 1

Okayplayer’s Mixtape Mondays feature has opened me up to a whole new world of mixtapes. I am Jasmine, they are Aladdin and this particular mixtape is RUH RUH LIKE A DUNGEON DRAGON. DJ Young EZ describes Guaranteed Raw Vol. 1 as such: “An hour of classic 90s hip-hop shit cause Dipset is what’s ‘old school’(…)

Moneyworth’s Genius Rap Crush Temporary Tattoos

Moneyworth’s Genius Rap Crush Temporary Tattoos

Moneyworth, AKA Meaghan Garvey, is many things to many people. For me, she is these things: 1. She wrote that amazing article “Why Are You So Intimdated By Girls Liking Rap Music“. 2. She’s one of my favorite people to follow on Twitter for many reasons – her love of semi-obscure ’90s R&B to name(…)

Because You Need to Watch the Flava in Ya Ear Remix Video Again

Because You Need to Watch the Flava in Ya Ear Remix Video Again

Nothing is better than getting a whole bunch of best-ever rappers together on a track. In recent times, “F*ckin Problems,” “Monster,” and “Huzzah (Remix)” are a few that have blown my mind. But back in 1994, Craig Mack evolved what De La Soul did with the “Buddy” remix in 1989 and made it harrrrrrrrrrrd. The(…)

Essential Mixtape Alert: The Peel Off Pregame

In the grand tradition of myself, I downloaded this mixtape over a month ago and just got around to listening to it today. And WHOA – I was blown away. I’ve been a fan of Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire since the first time I heard Lost in Translation last fall and now I know that the(…)