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Make no mistake, Tinashe is a burgeoning star in today’s music industry. But she’s also a burgeoning star with a wide range of talents. Don’t believe me? Well, on top of being one of the best (and dare I say underrated) contemporary R&B singer-songwriters, she can also hold her own when it comes to this rap thing, too. Don’t believe me? Tinashe recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to discuss her tour with Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry in Latin America, but was eventually put on the spot by Sway himself to deliver a freestyle. Tinashe, being a woman of her word, did indeed kick a freestyle — albeit with a hint of singing thrown in — with a quality outcome. Don’t believe me? Hit the play button after the jump.

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Prodigy, of (the infamous) Mobb Deep, is joined by Infamous Mobb for this rare freestyle session. Conveniently, the two go over fellow Queensbridge native Nas’ “Life’s a Bitch” instrumental off of his iconic debut album, Illmatic. Check out the freestyle from Prodigy and Infamous Mobb after the jump.

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While Drake and Meek Mill continue their beef, Waka Flocka Flame has decidedly used their “R.I.C.O.” collaboration for a freestyle of his own. Because, like, I thought this was about rap? This is actually kinda refreshing from Waka, too — he’s been a little quiet as of late. Check out his “R.I.C.O.” freestyle after the jump.

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Eminem recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to help promote the film Southpaw, which hits theaters tomorrow. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal and 50 Cent. It is centered around a boxer who is looking to regain his boxing skills and life after some serious pitfalls. Eminem is the curator of the film’s soundtrack. Along with promoting the film Em also chatted it up with Sway and delivered a monstrous, brutal 8-minute freestyle. You can check that out after the jump because you know you wanna.

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Gunplay will finally be dropping his debut album Living Legend on July 31st but in order to get there he’s going to drop some freestyles along the way. Don Logan has already delivered some heat with “John Gotti Freestyle,” “Living Legend 7/31 Freestyle”, and on “Know Me Like That.” But today he’s going over Future’s “Commas” cut. Check out the freestyle after the jump.

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Last night, Kanye West was the headliner of Hot 107.9’s 20th Birthday Bash in Atlanta, GA. The set included a couple surprises, including an appearance from 2 Chainz during “Mercy” and a freestyle that referenced the recent murders in Charleston, South Carolina. While he was in Atlanta, West also hung out with OutKast at the Waffle House. He also reportedly spent some time in the studio with 2 Chainz. Check out the freestyle after the jump.

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Ah, good ol’ drill. I miss 2012 when drill was popping off in Chicago and the whole world was going crazy. Now it seems as though drill is on its way out; Chief Keef has gotten stranger and weirder, Lil Durk had one too many creative bricks, and King Louie is maintaining his status in the Chi by being a consistent street rapper. But what about Montana of 300? This dude gets little to no love and he’s a spitter–a rarity in the drill scene. Here he tacks on Shmurda’s “Computers” and completely murks the beat. He’s also joined by one $avage who is A-ok. Check it out after the jump.

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A lot has been happening for the 22-year-old Chicago emcee as of late. For starters Vic Mensa performed with Kanye West on Saturday Night Live, delivering a hook on ‘Ye’s forthcoming “Wolves” track (set to appear on So Help Me God) followed by some turned up live performances with the man. The live performances were for a track entitled “U Mad,” which recently got released as a single. In addition, Mensa also signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation recording label. That’s huge. So, yeah, evidently Mensa is doing quite well for himself on the mainstream end right now. Mensa also stopped by to team up with LA Leakers for an exclusive freestyle over Future’s anthemic Monster cut “Commas.” Check it out after the jump!

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It looks as if Jadakiss is taking notes from his LOX compadre Styles P and even Brooklyn’s Fabolous for his latest freestyle “Where I’m From.” Jadakiss has linked up with The Breakfast Club’s DJ Envy for a weekly freestyle session. Here Jada goes over Jay Z’s classic “Where I’m From” cut. Listen after the jump.

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