Don Cannon

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    February 15, 2013

    Last Night: Nas Raps Most of Illmatic at Ei8ht Lounge

    Nas Ei8ht Lounge February 14, 2013 "I ain't been to no All-Star shit in so long... I'm glad it's in Houston," a cheerful Nasir Jones told the crowd that packed one of Washington Ave's newer establishments, E8ght Lounge on Thursday night. "I love y'all." Inside the venue itself, a sprawl with two b ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011


    Fierce R&B creature Marsha Ambrosius loses herself on debut Late Nights & Early Mornings...but only a little.

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    May 27, 2011

    Undisputed: Trae Tha Truth At His Realest On New Mixtape

    ​Trae Tha Truth has released his second mixtape of the year. It is called Undisputed and is a precursor to his forthcoming proper album, Street King. The tape is 24 songs of Trae doing what it is that Trae does: Rapping and being intimidating and hinting at what's to come on future products a ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Top Five Athlete-Rapper Team-Ups

    ​Speak of the devil... Give an NBA player a mike and he'll give you one of the worst performances of all time. Put the same athlete in the company of a decent rapper and the result might surprise you. If you're still haunted by the bitter taste of our worst rapper-athlete collaborations, here ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009
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    May 14, 2009

    The Distillery: The Cool Kids' "Going Fishin'" mixtape

    Photo by Hryck. Chuck "Chuck Inglish" Ingersoll (Michigan) and Antoine "Mikey Rocks" Reed (Illinois) - the Cool Kids, to you - may qualify as the 00s' biggest teases. Since 2007, they've unleashed a cavalcade of individual tracks and mixtapes, massaging Internet buzz into a sort of droning hum: 80s ... More >>