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Pigeon John Parties On The Road

There's one thing certain about Quannum's most hyperactive showman Pigeon John–he's always worth trekking to the venue to watch perform. Last year's Summertime Pool Party–which featured appearances from RJD2, Rhettmatic, and J Live–was a small taste of what the L.A.-based MC is capable of on the mic, and anyone who has been to a P.J. show knows his soul-infused hip-hop and spastic moves on stage only add to his artistic appeal.

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  • 01/31/2007

Macromantics Supports Deerhoof for Spring Tour

After releasing her debut album last September, Australia’s Romy Hoffman (a.k.a. Macromantics) is set to tour the Southwest supporting her Kill Rock Stars labelmates Deerhoof. 

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  • 01/31/2007

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  • 01/30/2007

9th Wonder and Little Brother Part Ways

In the midst of “philosophical” differences with record label Atlantic, Pat Douthit (a.k.a. 9th Wonder), has announced his departure from hip-hop trio Little Brother, in a decision apparently meant to ensure that other members of the group can pursue individual careers.

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  • 01/30/2007

Antibalas Releases Album, Tours

Afrobeat collective Antibalas recently left their homebase in Brooklyn to record their latest full-length. Thanks to a collaboration with producer and Tortoise member John McEntire, Security takes a slightly darker turn than previous efforts, though fans of the band's horn-driven, Fela Kuti-inspired sound will still find plenty to enjoy about the new album.

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  • 01/30/2007

J Dilla's Ruff Draft Re-Issued

Originally released in 2003, Ruff Draft proved to be a turning point in the career of late hip-hop producer James Yancey (a.k.a. J Dilla). The sample-heavy nature of the tracks, along with the aggressive synth work on the album gave the record a far more experimental tone in comparison to the minimal beats Yancey created for groups like A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, and The Roots. But taking–and succeeding with–such musical risks only further established Yancey as one of the foremost producers in hip-hop.

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  • 01/30/2007

Chrome Children 2 Available For Free

Stones Throw fans, take note! It seems the label is out to make everyone's day, as Chrome Children 2–the highly-anticipated follow-up to Peanut Butter Wolf's handpicked first compilation–is now available for free download on stonesthrow.com.

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  • 01/29/2007

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