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Rapper Big Pooh & Phonte Take A Lie Detector Test (Video)

Hey. After the laughter, truth is truth. And Little Brother is Little Brother… unlike no other! Great watch. So get to watching this ‘lie detector’ driven interview.

Watch the “May The Lord Watch” get grilled by each other in our infamous lie detector test.

There’s no lying in this interview! Fuse has honest conversations with the most relevant voices in music and pop culture by hooking them up to a polygraph in this new short-form series.

– Fuse

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Little Brother Speaks On Nostalgia, The New Album & Giving Hip-Hop ‘A Shower’ (Video)

Welcome to the revolution gotdammit!

An hour strong of Little Brother, giving listeners all kinds of LB-Minstrel-Show-and-mo’ energy! Interesting talk about other aspects of Pooh & Phonte’s hustles.


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Little Brother Breaks Down “Black Magic” (Make It Better) [Video]

Aha! So that joint was produced by the homie Eff Triple Dot (Focus…)!

Little Brother’s “Black Magic (Make It Better)” is the lead single from the duo’s first album since their reunion in 2018. It is produced by Focus… and appears on May the Lord Watch. In today’s Verified episode, Phonte and Big Pooh explain that they wanted to make a song that was empowering but also fun to perform.
– Genius


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Performance: Little Brother With A Good Rap For The Hiero Day Crowd & A Good Word For #TeamJayforce (Video)

Wow! Now this is EPIC!!! Thank you for sharing the experience Brother Odell #TeamJayforce #DoperThanYourTeam #JustSaying #NowShowing

Sometimes it takes a good festival to have one of your favorite Hip-Hop groups rocking out on stage. Well, I want to say thank you to Hieroglyphics Crew who had Little Brother on the bill for Hiero Day 2019. Phonte & Rapper Pooh rocked tracks from their classic “The Listening” album to current hits from the new “May The Lord Watch” album. Phonte also shares with the crowd how back in 2003 Hieroglyphics took LB out on their first tour; something that they will always be thankful for! Watch, Comment, Enjoy, and Share!
– ArtByOdell

Now, I want you to turn to your neighbor and say, “Neighbor!! This is DOPE!!”


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DJ Black Biff – “August Nights III” (Little Brother Edition) [Mixtape]

Thought I was done with the mixes for the Labor Day cookout? Nah… and good thing for you I am not. Especially since we are talking Little Brother this go ’round. Have you heard that new project from them yet? You ought to check that out (dope)! But hold up, because DJ Black Biff has worked up this themed mix for you to nod to first.

Listen to the sounds of one of the best rap groups around. All the music in this mix is inspired by Little Brother. Enjoy.
DJ Black Biff



The Story Behind Little Brother’s Debut Album, “The Listening” (Documentary)

When you hear them together, it sounds right…

This is how dope documentaries get done! Okay, so at 11 minutes it’s more like a mini-doc… but just right. Frame the story as a ‘making of’ but drop all kinds of gems and jewels of history (group and Hip-Hop) along the way.

Started in a college dorm room by a group of North Carolina Central students in 2001, the Justus League collective and offshoot trio Little Brother defined the sound of Durham Hip-Hop for years to come, constructing a style altogether distinct from everything to the north and south. This level of innovation turned heads with some of Hip-Hop’s biggest names, and the members of Little Brother (9th Wonder, Big Pooh and Phonte) have gone on to work with superstars like Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre and Questlove, who appears in the documentary.
– N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

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Comedian Billy Crystal Delivers Funny And Touching Eulogy For Muhammad Ali (Video)

Muhammad Ali. He is gone, but he will NEVER die. Billy Crystal speaks TRUTH as he lovingly eulogizes the man who called him his “little brother” ever since they bonded decades ago. Watch the clip above of comedian Crystal at Ali’s homegoing. After the jump, see the “15 Rounds” performance that so impressed The Greatest early in life.

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Rapper Big Pooh – “Augmentation” (Prod. By Apollo Brown) [Video]

Do you enjoy heavy bass lines, with a knocking beat, paired up with meaningful lyrics?  If that is the case pretty sure you will enjoy this new video for “Augmentation” for Rapper Big Pooh produced by Apollo Brown.  The track is off the upcoming album “Words Paint Pictures” that will be released from Mello Music Group. Here are some lyrics from Rapper Big Pooh that describe this track well …

Beat box, this is back to the block/ Before every rapper sold rocks/ Before everybody needed rocks in their watch/ Just watch, now it’s all about board rooms and stocks/ Words paint pictures, I’m an artist non-stop/ Raw beats, raps, this is called hip-hop…


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Phonte – Charity Starts at Home (Cover & Tracklist)

We got the tracklisting for Phonte’s long awaited solo Hip Hop LP. No single yet but the album doesn’t drop til September 27th so we gotta be patient. Tracklist after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

Focus… – ‘Uh’ feat. Phonte

New joint from aFam producer Focus… Some people had no idea he was spitting rhymes. This track is DOPE and its apart of his next project Music Of The Misinterpreted due out May 11.

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Phonte Releasing Debut Solo Album With 9th Wonder Serving As One Of The Key Producers

The folks over at The Urban Daily caught up with Phonte & 9th Wonder for an interview & they delivered some great news that many fans had been anticipating. Not only have the two reconciled their differences, but Phonte says that 9th Wonder will be contributing the majority of the tracks for the album as he’ll be responsible for the albums overall direction in terms of the sound. Phonte says he randomly chose September 13th as the release date for his solo project which coincidentally was the release date of  the Minstrel Show which was the last Little Brother album the released together six years ago.  Check out the interview HERE

Phonte Talks About 9th Wonder & Mending Their Friendship (Video)

Glad to see Phonte & 9th Wonder have mended their friendship above all else. When I interviewed Phonte during the time when they were not on speaking terms it sounded like he really missed that friendship although he didn’t admit it at the time. Feels good to see they are putting the pieces back together again….

Phonte – ‘Blessings’ (prod. by Khrysis)

Unreleased track from 2002 produced by Khrysis.
Phonte – Blessings (Unreleased) (prod. Khrysis).mp3