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Slaughterhouse, Black Star & More Headed to Paid Dues
Following last year's successful event, the upcoming Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival is slated to be a doozy. The lineup for this year's concert has been announced, with Black Star, E-40, Murs, Slaughterhouse, Immortal Technique, Bun B, Nipsey Hussle, Lil B and more slated to perform during the fest...
Murs Explains Jay Rock Omission at Paid Dues
Fans who flocked to the annual Paid Dues Festival this year were treated to some live performances from West Coast vets like Ice Cube, Murs and Tha Dogg Pound, but they may have wondered why one up-and-comer wasn't included on the bill. Jay Rock, the Watts, Calif...
Murs Talks Will.I.Am, Gives Advice for Young Rappers
When you think of the West Coast musical movement, Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.I.Am isn't the first name that comes to mind, but according to friend and collaborator Murs -- he should be. Will, who is a native of East Los Angeles, is the man behind hits for Usher, Fergie, and John Legend leading Murs to believe that Will's contribution need not be overlooked...
Murs Preps 10 Album Releases in Next 10 Months
West Coast rapper Murs is taking on the daunting task of releasing a total 10 albums in just 10 months. The ambitious undertaking begins with the release of his up-coming 'ForNever' album alongside producer 9thWonder, due March 30. "10 albums 10 songs each in 10 months in the year 2010," Murs wrote via his Twitter page...
Best Songs of 2010 (To Date)
Updated: See See Our Final List of the Top Songs of 2010 Despite the despairing reality that some of us may have just stopped writing "2009" on our checks, 2010 is here and some of our favorite artists have already delivered noteworthy tracks for our listening pleasure...
Definitive Jux Going on Hiatus
Definitive Jux, likely the most well known underground independent hip-hop label, is apparently on its last legs. While reports of the label's demise hit the net Tuesday (Feb. 2), owner and primary producer El-P crafted a blog post explaining that this will be more of a hiatus than a permanent shutdown...
Murs Announces Paid Dues Festival Lineup
The lineup for the Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival has been announced and it looks like a West Coast rap fan's dream. The festival marks its fifth anniversary with performances by left coast artists Tha Dogg Pound, Dilated Peoples, Strong Arm Steady, Freestyle Fellowship, Psycho Realm, People Under the Stairs, Del Tha Funky Homosapien and his cousin, the headlining act, Ice Cube... Read M
Murs, 9th Wonder Announce Release Date for ‘ForNever’
California rapper Murs and North Carolina producer 9th Wonder have announced a release date for their fourth collaborative project. The album, entitled 'ForNever,' is scheduled for a March 30 release date. The NC producer (and college professor) and Murs have a history of critically acclaimed collaborations, from with their 2004 release 'Murs 3:16' to 2006's 'Murray's Revenge,' and their most rec

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