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DJ A-UP presents the rest of A Tribe Called Quest

My brother from another / DJ partner in rhyme at In The Loop / fellow Groovement writer, DJ A-UP, has been working on this Tribe mixtape for quite a while. Rather than going the simple route with Tribe standards, he’s prised out samples, remixes and the like of some of his favourite tunes. It’s an out and out banger of

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Blog/Video: Wu Tang after party with Will Not Be Televised & In The Loop

As with all things Wu related, you’re never quite sure what to expect when it comes to something which potentially should be the ‘Wu Tang after party hosted by Raekwon‘. Promoters Will Not Be Televised put Raekwon on at Antwerp Mansion around a year ago, where he came on a did a brief PA – to pull this off as well,

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Nas x J. Cole // Let Nas Down (remix)

  J. Cole caused a pleasant shock in the hip hop world by betraying the pathway of mainstream hits and releasing his new album ‘Born Sinner’. One of the most heartfelt hip hop tracks in recent years was ‘Let Nas Down’. He explained his feelings when producer, No I.D. told him nas wasn’t feeling his music, despite his talent. This

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Download: DJ A-UP // LADIES FIRST MIXTAPE

DJ A-UP blesses us with a new mixtape, this time with a ladies theme… released on International Women’s Day and featuring Rah Digga, Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Jean Grae, Tor Cesay, Estelle, Heather B, C-Mone Mc, TLC, Tempa, Roxanne Shante, MC Lyte & more. Check the regular Nougold podcast, bringing the best in new hip hop with a golden age

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Reach: J DILLA SAVED MY LIFE // MCR x LONDON

Manchester’s third and London’s seventh “official” Dilla parties hit on the weekend of Feb 1st, kicking off what has become Dilla month, celebrating his birthday and commemorating his death. Whatever you think of the annual Dilla onslaught, and whatever you make of the Foundation selling off his vinyl on eBay, we’d *probably* all be complaining if there was no commemoration.

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Podcast: NouGold // August 2012

Download NouGold [August 2012] If you didn’t know, I co-host a monthly underground hip hop podcast with Bedos (he’s in London today, but he’s going to Africa on Sunday, for a bit) and this is our latest episode. It’s packed full of brand new underground hip hop joints from up-and-coming artists like Sinitus Tempo, Curtis King, SkyBlew, 0hbliv, Stalley, Ground

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Podcast: NouGold Podcast [July 2012]

After a longer than anticipated break, the NouGold Podcast is back and firing on all cylinders, with emphasis on the FIRE! This month’s episode brings to you a gruff and grumpy Bedos, current hip hop topics and a hell of a lot of high quality hip hop. This episode features new music from the likes of Curren$y, Black Josh, Dubbul

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Interview // Jansport J

Jansport J has been building a solid rep as one of the dopest producers in underground hip hop over the last couple of years. This progression has allowed the successful digital and physical release of his latest project ‘MoveMeants II: The Reprise’. We were blessed enough to be able to interview the man with the great beard. Groovement’s DJ A-UP provided

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Podcast: NouGold // March 2012

NouGold [March 2012] by Dj A-Up [Nougold Podcast] on Mixcloud DOWNLOAD NOUGOLD PODCAST // MARCH 2012   It’s B to the E-D-O-S and DJ A-UP, back with another slice of hip hop goodness. Prepare yourselves for all of the dopest music from the new golden era of hip hop. Music this month comes from the likes of Joey Bada$$, Clear

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Video: Mad Flows x Rufio – T.O.F.T.

Mad Flows has been one of the most consistantly-dope MCs of the last year. When he teams up with one of the best up-and-coming producers in hip hop you know the result is going to be serious. And that’s exactly what this track is. DJ A-UP

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