• Audio: Tinashe – Cold Sweat (Prod. Boi-1da, Sango & SkySense)

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  • Audio: Lil Wayne ft. Drake – Grindin (Prod. Boi-1da & Vinylz)

  • Behind Oliver El-Khatib: October’s Very Own Creative Director, Innovator and Mastermind

  • Audio: Drake – 0 to 100 (Prod. Boi-1da, 40 & Nineteen85)

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Azad Right   For The Hopeful (Album Stream)

West Coast’s Azad Right has steadily been dropping gems over the past few months, and has finally released his full 10-track album ‘For The Hopeful’. The project also features THURZ and Azizi Gibson, and is exectuively produced by Cazzafura.

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Video: RJ & YG   Try Me (Remix)

Let the be the last “Try Me” affiliated post I write… After releasing their remix of the single not long ago, RJ and YG followed through with an official video for the Dej Loaf remix.

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Video: Jared Evan   Scene

As the work on Still Blue (Boom Bap & Blues 2), Jared Evan takes viewers on an on-the-run adventure in his last Statik Selektah-produced cut, ‘Scene’. Their collaborative album is set to drop October 28th.

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Audio: DeLorean ft. Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Lil KeKe & Mitchellel   Picture Me Swangin

DeLorean has been steadily climbing the ranks in the South, this time calling on Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Lil KeKe and Mitchelle’l to officially release “Picture Me Swangin'”, which appears on his recent mixtape ‘Look Alive’.

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Video: Deniro Farrar   Rebirth Intro

Deniro Farrar releases an incredibly sharp video for “Rebirth Intro”, and although short, captures the essence of the cult rap leader and the ‘Rebirth’ EP released earlier this year – including a moment where his son is playing in the grass.

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Audio: David Banner ft. Ernestine Johnson   Evil Knievil

David Banner has been an incredibly voice in socio-political matter as of late, and after destroying his BET Hip Hop Cypher, he makes a return with the Ernestine Johnson-featured single, “Evil Knievil”. Take it in, and really listen to what he’s saying.

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Audio: Skeme ft. Eric Bellinger & The Game   Stop Playin (Prod. Mike Free)

Skeme keeps dropping new music, and keeps dropping great new music. Following the release of “Promise” and “Peace of Mind”, he comes through with the Eric Bellinger & Game assisted single, “Stop Playin'”, produced by Mike Free.

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9th Wonder, Talib Kweli & Pharoahe Monch Launch Native Tongues Inspired, Indie 500 Collective (News)

There are rappers, and then there are rap superheros. Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch and 9th Wonder have joined for es to create Indie 500 – a collective that encapsulates their respective brands/labels (Jamla Records, W.A.R. Media and Javotti Media), as well as other like minded individuals. They sat down with OKPtv to speak on music, business ‘the essence’, each of which implies that Indie 500 like the Native Tongues collective 2.0, business infrastructure is well needed in arts and anybody with value can be a part of the collective. Catch the video and full quotes after the jump.

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