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Man at work

It's easy to manufacture illusions of rap stardom. Any MySpace whiteboy with a few grand can fill a mixtape with big cameos, and for a little more, guests will even shout his name out. But though such pay-for-spray practices have kept established artis
Statik Selektah is so busy, it bugs him out
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 22, 2010
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MassCan's 20th Freedom Rally relatively free from arrests

Assuming that, at MassCann's 20th annual Freedom Rally on Boston Common this past Saturday, all 30,000 attendees got stoned, smokers had less than a half-percent chance of getting busted.
Peace Pipe Dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 25, 2009
MP3 EXCLUSIVE: "D-Block to the Death" with Styles P, Sheek Louch, Snype, Bully & Boston's Own Benjamin Carew

MP3 EXCLUSIVE: "D-Block to the Death" with Styles P, Sheek Louch, Snype, Bully & Boston's Own Benjamin Carew


 Hip-hop is a strange genre for several reasons, beginning with the fact that it's the only mus...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 04, 2009
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Broadcast dues

Saturday night at Good Life, veteran hip-hop scenester Ricky Powell blessed a roomful of wide-eyes with his world-famous slide show, in which he flashed and joked about his pics of celebs ranging from Jam Master Jay to John Lee Hooker.
Wally Sparks cracks local rap with Heir 2 tha $treetz
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 16, 2008
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Millenium thug

Forgive me for listing only New York classics here.
Rough, rugged, raw reality rap essentials from a redefining year
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 11, 2008
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Styles P

P at least belongs in rap’s upper echelon.
Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman) | Koch
By LAUREN CARTER  |  February 19, 2008


Beyond ‘Dirty Water’


Red Sox songs that don't suck
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 18, 2006