Queens’ Julian Stephen is back with “Simple Minds,” his follow-up video to “Sophisticated Thoughts” which he dropped back in November. “Simple Minds” follows in the same blueprint as “Sophisticated Thoughts” as Julian delivers lively bars showcasing his youthful exuberance. The visuals presented in “Simple Minds” find Julian in the same headspace as in “Sophisticated Thoughts” as well as he busks around NYC, simply enjoying life, and being carefree. If the instrumental to “Simple Minds” sounds familiar that’s because it’s Nas’ “Nas Is Like” from 1998. Peep the visuals to Julian Stephen’s “Simple Minds” freestyle after the jump.

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Ludacris is prepping the release of his Burning Bridges project, which is due out December 16th, and today he shares a beastly freestyle over O.T. Genasis’ “CoCo” instrumental. Luda delivers an impressive freestyle, giving the “CoCo” beat some much needed swagger. Listen after the jump.

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Your Old Droog’s self-titled album is out now and yesterday the Droog dropped the visuals for his “Nutty Bars” cut. So we suppose it’s only right that he finally gets his just due by appearing on Shade 45′s radio show Sway in the Morning. During his time with Sway Your Old Droog took on the show’s infamous “5 Fingers of Death” freestyle segment and needless to say the Brooklyn emcee went in. Check it out after the jump.

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Drake’s “6 God” instrumental gets a freestyle from somebody everyone least expected. Tyler James Williams, the actor who is best known for portraying a young Chris Rock on the hit show Everybody Hates Chris stopped by Sway. But the interview took an interesting turn when Sway dropped the instrumental to Drake’s newly released “6 God”. That’s when Tyler snapped, spitting a godly freestyle. The boy done growed up, ya’ll. You have to see it to believe it. Video after the jump!

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Remember Your Old Droog? You know… the mysterious rapper who earlier this year unsuspectingly dropped an equally puzzling EP on the internet that everyone and their grandmother subsequently mistook as being something new from Queensbridge legend Nas? Yeah, well, by now I’m sure you know it’s not Nas. And thankfully that hasn’t stopped the Brooklyn emcee from releasing new music as he does so with “Where the Rhymes At?” (initially released as a freestyle). Droog is also slated to drop a full-length album later this month, as well. Listen to “Where the Rhymes At?” and stay tuned for more on Droog.

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Ludacris continues his streak of dropping fire freestyles over notable hip-hop tracks of the last year. After sharing the best “Hot N***a” freestyle and dropping his “Tuesday” freestyle, Luda went ahead and snapped on Pusha’s “Numbers on the Board”. Now he’s gifting the fans with that braggadocios ish with “Tom Ford”. Listen after the jump and be on the lookout for Luda’s Burning Bridges EP dropping in December.

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Judging strictly by her new track Willow Smith appears to be following in the creative footsteps of her older brother, Jaden. You may recall the recent transformation, of sorts, young Jaden has miraculously gone under. He’s finding his voice in the music world, releasing strange and uniquely perplexing rap songs. From his cut “Trophy” to spitting morose bars over Pink Floyd’s “Melancholy” the kid’s got an interesting perspective on the world. So Willow is taking some notes, releasing “Female Energy”, a freestyle that is equal balance introspective track and brilliantly imaginative songwriting. She just sounds so free on the song. Oh, and she’s 13-years-old. Listen for yourself after the jump.

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Welp, that sure was fast. With Drake’s recent three song drop off (“6 God”, Heat of the Moment”, and “How Bout Now”) that sent waves throughout the ‘net we were expecting some freestyles to inevitably crop up. However, we weren’t expecting them to hit the blogs that fast! In what is expected to be the first of many freestyles/remixes for any of the three new Drake tracks, noted battle rapper Murda Mook went ahead and did it first. Mook shared his freestyle for Drake’s banger of the bunch, “6 God”. In the freestyle Mook snaps, even taking shots at the OVO songwriter. Peep it after the jump.

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Logic’s debut full length studio album Under Pressure is out today and to celebrate the kid does what he does best: spit bars. And that’s precisely what the 24-year-old rapper from Gaithersburg, Maryland did in this video from BET’s The Backroom. Check out the flames that is Logic’s freestyle after the jump.

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Oh god, oh god! Big Sean’s come up revolves around freestyling on radio shows, which ultimately lead to his signing to Kanye’s GOOD Music label. So it’s no surprise that he absolutely goes off during this freestyle on the Cosmic Kev show. Seriously, check this out Big Sean haters and doubters. Video after the jump.

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Ludacris has been on a roll lately. Bet you thought you’d never live to hear anyone say that again, huh? Well, it’s true. After dropping a killer freestyle to Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot N***a” (quite easily the best out of everyone who did a remix/freestyle) and Riff Raff’s “Tip Toe Wing In My Jawwdinz” Luda is back for more. This time he delivers a freestyle over iLoveMakonnen’s smash hit “Tuesday”. Listen after the jump.

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