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R.A. The Rugged Man - 'Legends Never Die' CD Now Shipping!
4/30: Few artists are ever as controversial as they are influential. New York legend R.A. The Rugged Man has lived up to this billing by combining the authenticity of his undeniably rugged life with his undisputed mic skills. Now, two decades after his career began, R.A. has improbably outlasted nearly all of his peers. Featuring A-list guests like Tech N9ne, Hopsin, Talib Kweli, Brother Ali, Krizz Kaliko, Vinnie Paz, Masta Ace, Sadat X, Eamon, and more, 'Legends Never Die' is not only a celebration of R.A.'s illustrious career, but an exciting look at what's still to come.
Vinyl LP available for pre-order.
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K-Def - 'The Exhibit' CD & Vinyl Now Shipping!
4/26: The album consists 11 instrumental arrangements alongside two vocal cuts that feature MCs Blu, Quartermaine (Kev Brown, Low Budget Records) and Seven Shawn (of World Renown). Listening to The Exhibit is sort of like walking through an art gallery or museum; some of what you hear might be open to interpretation while other pieces may or may not be exactly what they seem at first glance.
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Spectac & Amiri - 'Soul Beautiful' Now Shipping!
4/26: Inspired by the soulful sounds of the 60s and 70s, Soul Beautiful is comprised of 12 tracks containing the classic, fresh throwback sound of producer Amiri, and the vivid, poetic storytelling style of Spectac. Standouts include the album's first single, "I Grew Up", which includes an infectious hook by singer Najee; the no-holds-barred, 1930s sample-laced banger "This, That, & Tha 3rd"; and the smooth, mellow title track "Soul Beautiful".
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Illogic & Blockhead - 'Capture The Sun' Now Shipping!
4/26: Illogic, a veteran of the Columbus, Ohio, hip-hop scene and Blockhead, a veteran of the New York hip-hop scene and long-time producer for Aesop Rock, just dropped their new album 'Capture The Sun'. The album features from Slug (of Atmosphere), Blueprint, Abstract Rude, and more. "I'd been wanting do to an album where it's just one MC and one producer," says Blockhead, explaining how he got back into producing for rappers. "All it took was Illogic dropping me a line, and I was down.
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ILL Bill - 'The Grimy Awards' Blue Vinyl + DVD Now Shipping!
4/25: This new ILL Bill album sells itself - have you seen the guest features and producers?!? Features: Cormega; El-P; Immortal Technique; Jedi Mind Tricks; Lil Fame; O.C.; Q-Unique; Shabazz The Disciple; and more! Production by: Ayatollah; DJ Muggs; DJ Premier; El-P; ILL Bill; Large Professor; MoSS; Pete Rock; Psycho Les; and more! How many more !!! do we have to put - this album is awesome - listen to it here on UGHH and buy it!
CD Version also available.