Brand new album by Kool Keith available now

The one and only Kool Keith of Ultramagnetic MC's has just released his new album, simply titled "Keith" via Mello Music Group.

Entirely produced by the legendary Psycho Les from The Beatnuts, "Keith" finds Keith in top form on the 15 tracks alongside some guest spots from Jeru The Damaja, B-Real, Psycho Les and Paul Wall.

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The Good People release The Summer EP

The Good People blasted off 2019 with the release of their third album Good For Nuthin' via Below System Records.

The 13 track project featured a wide variety of artists including Kool DJ Red Alert, Large Professor, Lil Fame, Sadat X, Napolean The Legend, DJ C-Reality, G Roc and the Cella Dwellas.

Now here we are halfway through the year and The Good People have just released The Summer EP. The 6-track project boasts appearances from Tash of Tha Alkaholiks, A-F-R-O, Termanology, Horror City, The MXNXPXLY Family and Kriminul.

Please check out https://belowsystem.bandcamp.com/ for more information.

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Hulu Drops Trailer For "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"

Following Showtime's "Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics & Men," Hulu is back with a trailer for their version of a Wu-Tang documentary called "Wu-Tang: An American Saga." 

The 10-episode series is scheduled to premiere September 4 on the media streaming platform. Ahead of its release, Hulu has dropped a trailer for the docu-series, which highlights the cast.

Harlem rapper Dave East portrays Method Man while Joey Bada$$ plays Inspectah Deck.

“The Wu-Tang Clan has made an immeasurable contribution to music and our popular culture,” Hulu's SVP of Originals Craig Erwich said in a press release. “Their unique musical form and authentic storytelling continues to

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Rapsody Announces New "Eve" Album

Roc Nation signee and 9th Wonder protégé Rapsody has announced a new album. Titled "Eve," the project will serve as the follow-up to 2017's "Laila's Wisdom." 

In an interview with Essence, the North Carolina-bred MC explained the concept behind the album. 

“It’s my ode to the women in my life who have made me who I am, but at the same time I realize it’s bigger than me,” she said. “It’s more about the village of Black women. I feel like we all have similar experiences and similar stories and very similar inspirations."

She added, "My last album, that was for me. That was all personal things that, you know, you can listen to and maybe

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Bushwick Bill Succumbs To Pancreatic Cancer

After several erroneous reports stated Geto Boys MC Bushwick Bill had died on Sunday (June 9), his family quickly squashed the rumors flying around the internet. Although the Houston rap legend was in the hospital with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, he was still fighting for his life. Both his daughter and son took to social media to assure Bushwick’s fans their father was still alive. 

But only hours later, Bushwick passed away at a Houston hospital. 

Hip Hop quickly flooded social media to mourn the loss of Bushwick, including Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Naughty By Nature, Cypress Hill, Busta Rhymes and Erick Sermon. 

Bushwick was diagnosed with stage 4

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J. Period Enlists Black Thought, Posdnuous, Pharoahe Monch And More For "The RISE UP Project"

J. Period's long awaited album, The RISE UP Project, has finally arrived. Boasting contributions from The Roots' Black Thought, De La Soul's Posdnuous and former Organized Konfusion MC Pharoahe Monch, the 10-track effort comes with executive production from DJ Jazzy Jeff, Young Guru, DJ Khalil and Period himself. 

"As artists, we have a responsibility to showcase unity, raise awareness and take action,” Period said in a press release. “In order to truly change hearts and minds, and bring people together, movements need music. Now is the time to elevate the conversation and raise the bar. It’s our time to rise up.”

The 10 new songs are intended to "speak to the renewed urgency of the fight for justice and equality in our nation."

“RISE UP is very

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