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Who Flipped It Better? Nas vs. MF DOOM
Whodini's 'Friends' is a classic song with an everlasting message--watch who you befriend. Booming 808s and crisp claps mark 'Friends' as a trademark of early-to-mid 80's hip-hop that would become dominated by RUN-DMC, but Whodini were some of the first pioneers to blen…
Underground Kings: O.G. Division – Round 2
Hip-hop wouldn't be what it is today without these artists who've been holding it down independently for years. Every one a trailblazer in their own right, these O.G.s showed the new generation how to be creatively free and how to make nice living at it...
E-40 vs. DOOM – Underground Kings, Round 1
Who’s better? Charlie Hustle or the Super MF’n Villain?
We’d be remiss if we didn’t include E-40 Fonzarelli in a feature about indie rap hustlers. E-40 isn’t just a prolific game spitter, as founder of Sick Wid It Records…
Bishop Nehru Announces Collaborative Project With DOOM
Bishop Nehru has more bragging rights than most up-and-coming rappers -- and he's only 16 years old. Fresh off the release of his 'strictlyFLOWZ' mixtape, which was hosted by Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg and BBC Radio 1Xtra's DJ Semtex, the New York kid has announced a collabora…
VIDEO: JJ DOOM “Bookhead” (Dir. by ESPO)
DOOM's signature "Gladiator" inspired face plate gets replaced with a security mirror in the new video for JJ DOOM's "Bookhead." ("JJ DOOM" is producer Janeiro Janel and DOOM's collaborative project.)
Directed by legendary artist Stephen "ESPO" Powers, the clip…
Madvillain Return With ‘Papermill’
Madvillain, the 'America's Most Blunted' collaboration between DOOM and Madlib, are back in action and have contributed a new song entitled 'Papermill' for the Adult Swim Singles Program, so make sure you've got your Dutch Masters and Optimos ready...
Mos Def Unveils New Track, Tours With DOOM
At the beginning of 2009, many critics and fans had relegated Mos Def's turn-of-the-century successes in Black Star and his first solo record, 'Black on Both Sides' as his hip-hop peak. Wisely, he quickly turned the tables with 'The Ecstatic' -- one of the best, more innovat…
Comics Alliance Examines How Hip-Hop and Superheroes Mix
Comic book culture Web site Comics Alliance put up a great piece on the long-standing relationship between rap and comics. It's no secret that everyone from the Wu-Tang Clan and DOOM to blockbuster artists like Jay-Z and 50 Cent have often name checked and compared their rhyme prowess to having…
DOOM Reveals ‘Unexpected Guests’ on New Album
DOOM -- the wordsmith of all wordsmiths -- is back for a 2009 victory lap. Having dropped the MF in MF DOOM, and released the stellar 'Born Like This' earlier this year, the MC-behind-the-mask is slated to drop a new collaborative "mix cd" called 'Unexpected Guests&a…