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I might not stop, places to cop, 76 floors (flows) you can call me the Doc.” There is Jay Z line for everything. And to describe Adam Reverie‘s newest effort The WestSide Rev Project, I believe Hov’s “Grammy Family Freestyle” does it best.

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Following up their 2014 mixtape Knockback City, Team WatzGud is back. This time around they’re offering us a project called Assemble. Assemble is a 13 track mixtape of pure ‘turnt’ music. I always liked TWG. They’re like a Mid-Western Migos with lyrics you can actually understand. Assemble is strictly for the Turn-Up crowd. It would be cool though if we got them to step out of their comfort area. But I understand. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Out of the collection of high energy tracks, here are a few of my favorites ….

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“Many Moons” (previous review by MinM)

Aura is defined as the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing, or place. With that being said, Seattle emcee Dex Amora‘s new EP Aura is giving off a 90’s New York stairwell vibe. Think back to when you used to watch The Box and a video of some rappers in some big Tommy Hilfiger coats who were sitting on a stairwell in the middle of some New York project, rapping over some nonchalant beat came on. Got the picture? Good. That’s exactly what Aura gives off.

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KiD TeF is an artist coming into his own from Detroit, MI. He was brought into the music scene in 2012 and hasn’t looked back since. He is said to stand out due to his energetic delivery and creative lyrics. His style is described as raw and gritty. In addition to music, he is exploring the worlds of film and fashion as well. At the moment, he is getting his supporters ready to receive his debut solo project TOY$ which is due out later this year.

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The late J. Dilla has received no shortage of love and honors since his passing in 2006. All well deserved of course. The most recent of which being the announcement that some of his recording equipment will soon be up for public viewing. Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey has decided to share some of her son’s personal tools of the trade with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum Of African American History And Culture.