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E-40 Releases Pre-Hyphy Era DVD

With the godfather of the hyphy movement E-40 in superstar mode, it’s about time someone paid respect to the hero’s past. Thankfully, prior to the launch of his new album, The Ball Street Journal, his very own Sick Wid’ It label, along with Jive, is releasing The Best of E-40: Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow–The Videos.

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  • 07/05/2007

Daily Download: Ghislain Poirier “La Ronde”

Our man Ghislain Poirier just pounded out another bass-heavy treat. Incorporating the energy of dancehall with the heaviness of dubstep, Poirier looks to be mapping out a new blueprint instrumental hip-hop. This French-Canadian is, without a doubt, a subsonic architect.

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  • 07/05/2007

Pon Di Wire

The always-refreshing contents of Shane C. Brown’s Juice Boxx label may become sweeter still following the announcement that top toasting talent Busy Signal will sign with the label. Read more » 

Jordan Isip Curates Scab On My Brain

Philadelphia's Space 1026 gallery gets a taste of the strange world of New York-based artist Jordan Isip this month, as Isip gathers his work and 11 other artists together for Scab On My Brian.

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  • 07/04/2007

Zoo York Launches Third Artist Series

The Zoo York Artist Series III is a collection of skate decks designed by nine post-graffiti graphic designers. Featuring the work of Eric Elms (a.k.a. Adorn), Nathan Nedorostek, Bryan Collins, Cubanica, Jim Zbinden (a.k.a. Pulp68), AKA and Skuf, Pete Panciera, and Damien Correll, these designs capture the Zoo York visual aesthetic, which includes graff throw ups, all-over prints, and bright color collages.

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  • 07/04/2007

Daily Download: Printer "Allright"

Using heavily layered synth chords, IDM drums, and soft, ethereal vocals, the four members of Denmark’s Printer ensure "Allright" sidesteps a downtempo pigeonhole and continues the band's endeavors to unearth rock's most experimental sides.

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  • 07/04/2007

Cosmic Times

San Francisco-based blogger Modyfier has created one of the best techno resources on the web, providing an incredible volume of tracks and one of the most comprehensive collections of links out there. A couple months ago, she began collecting mixes from the likes of Chelonis R.

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  • 07/03/2007

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