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PA Vol. 40: The Lego Theory and More (Part One)

For our fortieth PA (and we never would’ve made it without you), Drizzle and Speed are joined by Xav and Jimbo Slice (for a bit) and Speed takes a backseat to transcribe and record the conversation. Oh, don’t worry, though. Speed gets his words in. But, the PAs figured they’d do something a bit different […]

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Jay Z Never Sold Out: Agree or Disagree?

Charlamagne Tha God, in a recent interview with Montreality, said that Jay Z is the only rapper-turned-businessman who didn’t sell his soul or sell out. Now, I get where Charlamagne is coming from. Jay, for the most part, never really got involved in petty foolishness (aside from his “beef” with, like, Game, his stuff with […]

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@TrueGodImmortal Talks Lianne La Havas

There are times when you hear an artist and you instantly gravitate to them. That doesn’t happen TOO often for me honestly, but when it does, it is something special. Today, I wanted to talk about one of the more recent instances where this happened. Let me just say this: I don’t usually find myself […]

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@TrueGodImmortal talks Jesse Williams, Justin Timberlake and Blackness

SpeedontheBeat.com guest contributor True God shares his thoughts about the Jesse Williams speech at this year’s BET Awards, the fallout from it, the fallout from Justin Timberlake’s retort/approval of the message, and more in this Op-Ed. The thoughts expressed do not necessarily represent the views of ¬†Speed on the Beat or SpeedontheBeat.com. However, I damn […]

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New Music: @ItsLeeMitty – Any Day Now

Baltimore’s own Lee Mitty drops a pretty timely release in Any Day Now. A 15-track album featuring “Muses,” “Bang,” and “Leave Me Alone,” the album gives us some pretty high highs and lower-than-low lows, playing off the album cover’s duality of temptation (it’s not just about the “negative” vices). Mitty is stuck between wanting to […]

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New Music: @BossmanBmore – Summer 16 Freestyle

Now, many of you may not know this. But, back when Bossman first dropped with, like, N.E.K. and shit, I was like “oh damn. This man is going places.” I’ve followed dude since the days of Law & Order,¬†“I Did It” and “OH!” Classic Baltimore hip-hop shit that still gets some burn in my collections […]

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