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Today in Hip-Hop History: Scarface Releases ‘The Diary’ 23 Years Ago Today


Words by Shanice Stephanie Visit for more information 23 years ago today rapper Brad “Scarface” Jordan dropped his third studio album The Diary. The album was released on October 18th, 1994 by Rap-A-Lot Records. With singles like “Hand of the Dead Body” released on September 27, 1994 and “I Seen A Man Die” on […]

New Music: J Dilla ft. Nas ‘The Sickness’ (Prod. by Madlib)

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J Dilla‘s everlasting legacy in Hip Hop has garnered a new Madlib produced track that features Nas. The song was previewed at Mass Appeal’s SXSW showcase this year during Nas’ set. The song is on the album titled The Diary which was released this month by Mass Appeal. Along with Nas and Madlib, the album […]

J Dilla Fans Rejoice: Check Out A Never-Before-Heard Track With More To Come This April


Just over halfway through Black History Month, also dubbed a season to celebrate the life and legacy of the late J Dilla in conjunction with the legendary producer’s birthday, fans today [Thursday, February 18] were blessed with some wonderful news. Visit for more information The Estate of James Yancey has revived J Dilla’s longstanding […]