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18-MAJOR LAZER-Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do

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Diplo’s -and his mate Switch– dancehall project was the global hipster’s album of the summer. The trendy production team met a constellation of Caribbean stars –Mr. Vegas; Ms. Thing; Nina Sky, Vybz Cartel- next to their usual suspects –M.I.A.; Santigold, Amanda Blank- and even created their own animated character for the occasion. It all produced a melting pot of the hottest vibes and slickest sounds. Unfortunately, the charts didn’t surrender to its multicultural charms.

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2009 MUSIC A-Z: D for Dr. Dre


DR. DRE FEAT. T.I. & NAS-Topless

The D of 2008 already belongs to hip-hop thanks to one of the most awaited comebacks of the decade. In fact is over ten years now since Dr. Dre released his last studio album. This long hiatus by one of the most influential figures of the genre has only served to fuel all sorts of speculations. Delayed again from its 2008 planned Christmas release, it is already being joked at as rap’s very own “Chinese Democracy”. You tube and the interned are currently plagued with videos and clips of songs allegedly included in the album, none of them particularly remarkable, but so far there’s no official confirmation of its tracklist. “Detox” will certainly be one of the most scrutinized albums of the year, and the arrival of Dre’s protégée Eminem new studio album benefiting from some of his Midas production touches, will help boosting the expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

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