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Eminem: Crooked I Is The Most Underrated Rapper Of All Time

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Has he ever heard of Kool G Rap? During an exclusive live chat on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything”, Eminem answered a myriad of questions, but the most interesting was his pick for most underrated lyricist, which Mr. Mathers chose to keep “in-house”. Slaughterhouse’s own Crooked I was Em’s choice for most underrated rapper of all […]

Mistah F.A.B. Talks About His Battle With Royce Da 5’9 and How It Triggered The Formation of Slaughterhouse on Drink Champs

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Hailing from Oakland, California, freestyle specialist Mistah F.A.B. recently sat down with Norega and DJ EFN on Drinks Champs alongside west coast legend Too $hort and Luniz‘s Yukmouth to drop nothing but unique hip-hop tales. F.A.B. told an interesting account of his humble experience in the battle rap circuit involving Royce Da 5’9 that lead […]

The 10 Best Just Blaze Beats After 2010

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Very much credited for helping craft the revered Roc-a-Fella sound and giving the affiliated artists (JAY Z, Cam’Ron, etc) some of their biggest hits, it’s only natural Just Blaze kinda fell back from Hip Hop production after operating at such a high level for years. But that doesn’t mean Justin Smith wasn’t making music, which […]

Listen Now: Joe Young Ft. Crooked I & K Young – Put My City On

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[soundcloud url=”″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Emcee Joe Young returns with another banger, “Put My City On,” featuring Shady Records/Slaughterhouse member Crooked I & the accomplished songwriter/singer K. Young, whose credits include 50 Cent, Diddy, and Rick Ross. Young commented on putting the record together, calling working with Crooked I a challenge, saying:  “I […]

Listen To Crooked I’s New Joint “Against All Odds”

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Crooked Follows Up BET Hip-Hop Awards Appearance With New Music    Advertisement After shutting down the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards cyphers with his Slaughterhouse bandmates, Crooked I keeps the punchlines coming with a new joint. Crooked take shots at swag rappers and drops dope line after dope line in this new leak which features an […]

Check Out Slaughterhouse Freestyle On BBC Radio 1xtra

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“Say life’s a b*tch, I gave her the wedding ring” Slaughterhouse goes off the top on Charlie Sloth‘s show on BBC Radio 1xtra. The House Gang goes over Pusha T’s “Numbers On The Board” for the “Fire In The Booth” series. Advertisement Prior to getting into his freestyle, Budden gets the plugs out the way […]

Watch Crooked I Ft. Tena Jones “Nobody Cares” Video

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Crooked I continues to release the visuals this time for his track featuring Tena Jones entitled “Nobody Cares.” Crooked I is continuing to drop visuals from his latest album Apex Predator. Today, Crook brings us the visuals for his Tena Jones assisted track entitled “Nobody Cares.” Advertisement The video portrays the harsh reality of a single […]

Crooked I Is Up All Night In “No Sleep Gang”

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Crooked I keeps the hype moving with a new visual to “No Sleep Gang,” from his latest project. Crooked I’s latest album Apex Predator is fresh off the release and with the hype at-peak, Crook decides to continue the moment by releasing a visual to a choice-song off the project entitled “No Sleep Gang.” Check out […]

Recap: Slaughterhouse Slays The Highline Ballroom

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Tuesday night at the Highline Ballroom, stans of a rare breed of rap supergroup impatiently awaited the arrival of their favorite quartet. A scarlet-lit stage punctured by strobe lights set the tone for Slaughterhouse – comprised of wordsmiths Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden, Crooked I and Royce da 5’9” – to wage a lyrical blood bath. […]

Crooked I Liberates His Ode To Insomnia

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Crooked I releases “No Sleep Gang” from ‘Apex Predator.’  The slaughterer who’s gearing up to drop his debut full-length solo LP ‘Apex Predator’ on July 30th has made it available for pre-order on iTunes today. Advertisement To entice us to take advantage of the opportunity to be the first to buy, Crooked I released his Cardo-produced […]

Crooked I Reveals Cover Art And Tracklist For ‘Apex Predator’

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Crooked I liberates the album artwork and tracklist for his forthcoming ‘Apex Predator.’  It looks like this slaughterer’s got multitasking down pat. While Crooked I has been in the studio with the other 3/4 of Slaughterhouse recording their third collaborative studio album, he’s also been gearing up to release his very first full-length solo LP. Advertisement […]

The Tupac Hologram: One Year Later

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The 2Pac hologram that made its debut at the Coachella festival one year ago. It still begs the question: Is it okay to recreate an artists’ likeness for our own benefit? In issue 253 we looked at one of the hottest stories of 2012… the Tupac Hologram. One year later we remember the infamous “What […]

Video: Slaughterhouse – The Backroom Freestyle

Slaughterhouse hits the set of BET’s “The Backroom” freestyle session. Already landing the cover of our current issue which is still on stands throughout the month of July. If you haven’t done so yet pick that up, in the mean time hit play. Advertisement    – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Slaughterhouse – Hammer Dance (El-P Remix)

Slaughterhouse is gracing the cover of our current issue on stands now! Their first single “Hammer Dance” gets a new and improved remix from Brooklyn’s El-P.    – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Slaughterhouse Ft. Swizz Beatz – Throw It Away

Slaughterhouse isn’t only on our latest cover of The Source Magazine, they’re also coming though your speakers with a new single. Check out “Throw It Away” with Joey, Crooked, Joell and Royce pairing up with Swizz Beatz.  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement   In case you missed it: The Source Cover  Behind The Scenes of The […]