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Nas x Dave East x Lin-Manuel Miranda x Aloe Blacc – “Wrote My Way Out” (Video)

Wow. The song for “Hamilton: An American Musical” (salute to Lin-Manuel). So they made a video for this joint? Makes sense. With Nas, Dave East, and Aloe Blacc joining Lin-Manuel Miranda… this kind of Hip-Hop was meant to be theatrical! Plus, when the track is a banger, folks ought to get a visual (esp. when there’s a Broadway hit attached).

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The Roots x Joell Ortiz x Busta Rhymes – “My Shot” (Live Performance)

The Roots, Joell Ortiz, and Busta Rhymes perform “My Shot” from “The Hamilton Mixtape” for The Tonight Show audience. Song ought to get a good push, too. The “Hamilton” show is still a popular event; having even been attended by U.S. Vice-President Elect Mike Pence (read: almost ANYbody might be in the audience…that massive). And this high-energy performance on Jimmy Fallon’s show can’t hurt either!

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The 2015 BET Cyphers: Def Squad Reunited (Video)(Video)


The headline says it all; like its own byline. Did you see the Cyphers this year? Always the best part of the BET Hip-Hop Awards. We expect a ‘wow’ moment or two from the Awards’ broadcast; and a Cypher is a good bet for a source. Well, there was [at least] a BIG one in this year’s – Erick Sermon, Keith Murray and Redman spitting with DJ Scratch taking the Preemo spot (see what we did there?) for the set. Def Squad comes back to life for the night! Good to see.

Click the pic above to start with the Squad. Got the rest of this year’s Cyphers linked after the jump.

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