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What Is The Real Definition of Freestyle (Video)

Interesting. Freestyle vs. off-the-top rhyming. Check out this revisitation of an MTV-televised discussion about historical misunderstandings and their perspectives on what freestyle is for real. Along with perspectives on freestyling in-the-streets vs in-the-industry from today (from Papoose).

The term “Freestyle” is an integral part of Hip-Hop. But what does it mean? This piece delves into the evolution of one of Hip-Hop’s most common, yet most misunderstood terms.
– The Company Man


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Classic Clips: Ol Dirty Bastard x GZA Freestyling in 1991 (Video)

ODB and GZA freestyling… in the bathroom! How real is that? How classic!! This is how we used to do. Wonder of music box caught anybody ‘catching wreck’ (so Golden Era today) in the cafeteria. Beatboxing is one thing, but nothing beats a beat beat out on a lunchroom table.

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Big K.R.I.T Freestyling On Sway In The Morning (Video)

It’s nothing… it’s easy! Sway put on the “Mind’s Playing Tricks On Me” beat and damn if Big K.R.I.T didn’t go in on it. Then hit ’em with some lyricals a capella from the LP like that was nothing… Effortless, but engaging, you wanna watch this Sway show snippet.

(Some insightful interview footage from K.R.I.T. after the jump, too.)

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Kurupt Freestyling Over “Mercy” For The Soul Assassins (Video)

Kurupt in the studio with Soul Assassins on Shade 45. Freestyling over the “Mercy” track. There to witness: DJ Muggs, Mr Choc, Ern Dogg, and DJ Vick One. Kurupt The Kingpin going IN repping and shouting out the West! One time for Hip-Hop!
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Common Freestyling at Vanquish Nightclub in Atlanta (Video)

Shout out to the homie Wilt for putting us on the guestlist for this event that took place tonight at the new Vanquish nightclub on Peachtree street here in Atlanta. . Common’s new album “The Dreamer, The Believer” is definitely one of the best, if not the best hip hop album, to drop recently but that’s not stopping the Chicago emcee from making his rounds in Atlanta to ‘keep pushing’ like Curtis Mayfield. Check out this special freestyle Common spit following a question & answer session at this invite only event that took place tonight…..