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Old 05-29-2009, 02:30 AM   #1
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Default just quietly, this has been a dope year for underground hip hop

there have been some amazing releases recently.

1) marco polo + torae - double barrel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyOpEPeCHIo

who loves those hard boom bap beats? this album is chock full of them. y'all will need a neck brace after you're finished with this album. guest appearances from ruck and rock (heltah skeltah), masta ace, dj premier, dj revolution. epic sh*t.

2) tanya morgan - brooklynati

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLfjE5ifZUI

championed by ?uestlove, tanya morgan have been threatening to blow up for a while. however, IMO they never really put it together until this release. great concept album filled with dope beats and amusing lyrics. you can listen to this joint front-to-back unlike most albums.

3) diamond district - in the ruff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcX33OFhZIE

produced by oddisee - one of the most talented, new (relatively) producers around - this album is a breath of fresh air. finely chopped samples, banging drums, nice lyrics.

also being released in the next few weeks:

* mos def - the ecstatic (sounds great, you can check album snippets at amazon);
* j dilla - jay $tay paid (i haven't been a fan of dilla's posthumous releases, but this one is shaping up to be ill. put together by pete rock, and featuring havoc from mobb deep, black thought, raekwon, blu)
* blaq poet (street dude from early '90s. production is being handled by premier, so it should be nice)
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:41 AM   #2
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Default Re: just quietly, this has been a dope year for underground hip hop

nah not really
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:44 AM   #3
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Default Re: just quietly, this has been a dope year for underground hip hop

That first track was nasty. I love the word play. "Hold up....did I just say" ? That was clever as sh!t. I liked how they commanded the beat and still made a commentary of the game. Good sh!t my dude. repped
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:25 AM   #4
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Default Re: just quietly, this has been a dope year for underground hip hop

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nah not really

name a better year out of the past three
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:27 AM   #5
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Default Re: just quietly, this has been a dope year for underground hip hop

hahahhahahahahaha.



hahahahahahahahaa.

i gots girlz comng over hajajajajajjaa.
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Old 05-29-2009, 04:33 AM   #6
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Default Re: just quietly, this has been a dope year for underground hip hop

Good looking out.

I can't really get into Torae, maybe its his voice.

Don't get me wrong, he's nice and all, but I can't see myself listening to an entire album.

That 3rd track was aight, its kinda late so I might have to check it out again tomorrow.

Good stuff tho, I really don't check out for hip hop as much so this is good, keep it up.

Better than some of the other krap people pass off as "hot."

Who says "hot" btw?

FU#K that...... I say "Fresh" or DOPE.
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