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By Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)

(AllHipHop News) Three of the most vital voices in Hip Hop over the last fifteen years are joining together for a music and business collaborative effort. According to OkayPlayer, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, and 9th Wonder have announced the new Native Tongues inspired collective Indie 500.

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“We looked at each other and we were like, we should do business together and music together. Not just on the rap side, but on the touring side, the business side and sharing of information,” stated Monch. “It’s empowering, it’s beautiful, and it’s important for that to be known. To inspire younger generations to not only rap, but to start companies and corporations.”

Monch’s W.A.R. Media, Kweli’s Javotti Media, and 9th’s Jamla Records are combining to further support the independent status of the respective imprints. Indie 500 is centered around the brand of Hip Hop that often gets ignored by mainstream radio.

“Indie 500 is a kind of continuation of the Native Tongues sound all the way to the Rawkus sound. Badu, Jill Scott, Slum Village — anywhere that has that texture of sound that feels good with good lyrics — Indie …See More

Source: All Hip Hop

    

 October 23, 2014
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By Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)

(AllHipHop News) If you ask Hip Hop fans about Common’s career album catalog, many of their answers would likely acknowledge the Chicago emcee has 2-3 classics under his belt. So it seems proper to ask Com which particular recent projects he holds up as some of the standouts from the culture.

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DJBooth did just that in an interview with Common. The creator of 2014′s Nobody’s Smiling picked works by a couple of fellow Chitown representatives, a leader of the new West Coast, a New York veteran, and a Grammy-winning R&B singer.

Common said:

I would say My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West. I think it had all the elements of hip-hop that you love. It had the dope rhyming, hardcore beats, but he did something that was really new and progressive. He had the perfect subject matter. Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid M.a.a.D. City. That album had a story to it. The songs were unique and fresh. His perspective was fresh. I liked Chance The Rapper’s mixtape Acid Rap. I liked that because anybody sampling Slum Village, you already know that there’s something special there. (Laughs) There was something real about …See More

Source: All Hip Hop

    

 October 23, 2014