A lyrical showdown is taking place on Skyzoo’s newest track. Skyzoo is joined by eLZhi for a lyrical sparring match and it’s making Music for My Friends more and more of an instant purchase for me. You can check out Skyzoo’s “Hands Folded Together” after the jump, and you can also peep this 10-minute sampler of his forthcoming Music for My Friends.

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New Music: eLZhi – “February”

 |  February 24, 2015

eLZhi has kept quiet for a while and that’s utterly disappointing for any real hip-hop head out there. Despite appearing on some notable tracks in 2014 like Phat Kat’s “All Madden” and Ghostface Killah’s “Gunshowers” eLZhi has been awfully silent when it comes to his solo work. But we have some good news: that will fortunately end in 2015 with the release of eLZhi’s upcoming Lead Poison album. And to tease us for the new album, eLZhi is sharing “February” the first single from Lead Poison. Listen after the jump.

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True hardcore sh*t for your lazy Sunday afternoon right here. Detroit hip-hop links up for the “All Madden” music video, which has Phat Kat, Elzhi, and Guilty Simpson taking the fantasy world of say Grand Theft Auto into the real world. The visuals for Phat Kat’s “All Madden” has guns and violence as all three spit bars relating to brute force and animalistic savagery. For example, Elzhi goes in with this gem: “You can’t see me when I blackout even with night vision.” Damn! Peep the visuals for Phat Kat’s “All Madden” featuring Elzhi and Guilty Simpson after the jump. The cut is taken off of Kat’s Rededication to the Sucka album which is out now.

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Toronto’s experimental/jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD have just announced a new album called Sour Soul that features Ghostface Killah on every song. Yes, every single song. Excited? Well, turn up because there’s also a new track out. The track, entitled, “Gunshowers”, features Elzhi and will appear on the album Sour Soul which will be out February 17. Peep the new collabo track between BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah after the jump.

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The 5 Best New Rap Duos

 |  October 1, 2013

the unofficial tag-team is one of hip-hop’s quiet victories over other forms of music. while rock and jazz and r&b is often replete with dual acts like the singer and the drummer, or the keyboard player and the bassist, hip-hop tends to thrive on the power of the individual voice.
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