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MP3: Common “Stay Schemin'” (Drake Diss)

MP3: Common Stay Schemin Diss (via ddotomen)

The passive-aggressive fued between Drake and Common has finally boiled over to a tangible call-out. Common makes his own remix of  Rick Ross’, French Montana and Drake’s “Stay Schemin” song that dropped Friday on Rick Ross’ new tape Rich Forever.

Basically, Drake’s verse on Stay Schemin’ was supposedly a subliminal response to Common’s Drake-baiting Sweet. Common ends his version with asking Drake to say his name with a Destiny Child sample.

Let’s hope some good records come out of two dudes that can get raw when motivated….

Favorite Albums of 2011: Wes Flexner

30.Mobb Deep-Black Cocaine

MP3: Mobb Deep- Conquer

I like Houston rap as much as the next guy. But sometimes a man enjoys Henroc out of a stryofoam cup instead of lean and sprite. Prodigy is home, and he is voting for Ron Paul like some sort of Q-Boro Vince Gallo. While I am not voting for Ron Paul this EP knocks.

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Listen to Common’s “The Dreamer/The Believer” & Peep Photos From Tuesday’s NYC Listening Party

Common’s  The Dreamer/ The Believer drops 12/20. After the jump listen to the album courtesy of 2 Dope Boys. It’s a banger. Also pour yourself a drink and pretend you were at Tuesday’s listening party with Lyor Cohen, Wendy Williams, and Questlove presented by X-Rated. You can pre-order The Dreamer/ The Believer here.

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Video: Common “Sweet” Official Video

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Yesterday, Common premiered Sweet and used this moment in time to raise money and awareness for Haiti.
Today, Common drops the Sweet video for the general public. Common is hacking the tactics of a semi-automatic rap fanatic, you know speaking “know the ledge grammar” over a No ID beat.

“The Dreamer, The Believer” (out 12/20)

Common to Premiere “Sweet” TONIGHT on UStream – Proceeds go to J/P Haitian Relief Organization

Common is using the video premiere for his single Sweet to raise money for Haitian relief organization JPHRO which was founded by Sean Penn after the 2010 Earthquakes that struck Haiti.

The video can be seen tonight at 5pm PST/ 8pm Est via UStream for a donation of $1.

Sweet was shot in Haiti and the view of the 2010’s earthquakes devastation is captured as well as the beauty and power of the Haitian people and the land.

Common is also hosting a screening and cocktail party with Los Angeles Confidential Magazine tonight. Guests will be able to purchase photographs taken of Haiti during the filming of Sweet by Stephen Taylor, and also of a series of selected limited edition photos autographed by Common.

Again the all the proceeds from the video premiere and photograph sale go to Haitian relief organization JPHRO.

Common’s 9th studio album, The Dreamer/The Believer will be in stores on December 20th, 2011.

Cocktail Party Info:

Monday November 14, 2011
7-9pm PST.
861 North La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Listen: Common “Sweet”

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Common releases yet another track from his anticipated “The Dreamer, The Believer” which will now be released in December before the holidays. So far is Common 3 for 3 on this record.

Above is the video trailer for Sweet that Common shot in Haiti. Below is the full song. Loaded with references. Do you think he is targeting any one in particular?

Video: Common “Blue Sky”

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Common’s video for “Blue Sky” off his upcoming album The Dreamer, The Believer

Video: Common ft. Nas “Ghetto Dreams”

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Nas teams up with Common for the first single off of Common’s “The Dreamer, The Believer” out November 22.
Yessir, Mr. Illmatic on a song with Lonnie Lynn.
This “Ghetto Dreams” clip was directed by Matt Alonzo.
Buy “Ghetto Dreams” on I-tunes

Kanye Issue of the New XXL is Mos Def a Classic

New Issue of XXL is classic. Especially if you pay attention to Kanye’s, and Mos Def’s career closely.

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Kid Cudi: “Make Her Say” Video featuring Kanye West, Common