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NEW MUSIC: JP ONE “Put A Name On It” ft. Jim Bowski and Que P

NEW MUSIC: JP ONE “Put A Name On It” ft. Jim Bowski and Que P

The first single from Family Matters is a all about trigger fingers turning into twitter fingers. If you’re tired of people making subliminal stats and never addressing anyone directly, this one is for you. “Put A Name On It” ft. Jim Bowski and Que P is a BANGER produced by BJ Gates. This is the perfect way to anchor a new JP ONE album.  

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Top 25 Detroit Hip-Hop Artists in 2016

Top 25 Detroit Hip-Hop Artists in 2016

About a year ago, we posted a top ten list that received a lot of attention. This year’s Top 25 Detroit Hip-Hop Artists in 2016 list is probably going to be just as controversial, but any list is pretty controversial, so here goes nothing. Once again, this is merely the opinion of this site and none of the views are law. If you feel like other artists should have made this list, please comment and…

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The Economics of the “No Fly Zone” in Detroit

The Economics of the “No Fly Zone” in Detroit

In 2014, Hot 107.5’s Summer Jam headliner, Rick Ross, was met by a hundred people and not allowed to perform. Immediately the headlines read that he was the latest victim of Trick Trick’s “No Fly Zone” rule. The move was met with mixed reviews. Some people felt like people were spoiling the show while other’s enjoyed the power move and how dominant it made Detroit look. To pull this type of maneuver on one of the biggest…

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The Visual for JP ONE’s “No Competition” ft. DJ Los Takes Hip-Hop Back to the Essence

The Visual for JP ONE’s “No Competition” ft. DJ Los Takes Hip-Hop Back to the Essence

JP ONE’s “No Competition” ft DJ Los was a dope song that stayed true to the culture’s “Two Turntables and a Mic” lineage. The video stays true to form. JP ONE rhymes over the K.I.D.D. Tha Producer track while DJ Los becomes one with his weapon of choice. Filmed at the historical The Original Hip-Hop Shop by Infynite Promotions, the video feels as good as the record does. This is definitely real hip-hop in its…

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Do Black Lives Really Matter?

Do Black Lives Really Matter?

“Black Lives Matter” has become a regular hashtag and as popular as raising the right fist to symbolize black power. There has been a lot of backlash and even a responsive “all lives matter” campaign. Now, who would have a problem with a person being proud of who they are? We’ve seen a new liberation in the LBGT community that no one sees a problem with. We’ve seen other cultures proudly flaunt their heritage in pride and…

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The Psychology Behind Detroit’s Crab In A Barrel Mentality

The Psychology Behind Detroit’s Crab In A Barrel Mentality

How often have you heard the saying that nobody really makes it out of Detroit, because people have a crab in a barrel or crab in the bucket mentality? Of course, this isn’t the truth for each and every person in the city, but the overall attitude is exactly what it’s said to be. For a city to be so big on materialism it is really small on opportunity and when desparity is met with…

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