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Are We Approaching The Carolina's Hip-Hop Golden Age?⁣
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Are we approaching the carolina's hip-hop golden age?⁣
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"historically unsung as it may be, the carolinas’ hip-hop community has experienced a period of exponential growth in recent years and its current crop of artists have all the talent to stop the area from being omitted from cultural conversations once and for all. much like their carolinian predecessors from across the years, the current crop of artists isn’t localized around one signature sound but are identifiable as mcs that are straying out of commercial complacency in order to usher in a golden age for the area. in the vein of death row, rap-a-lot or bad boy records, j. cole’s dreamville has become inextricably linked with its spiritual home. based at the sheltuh, the label may be a conduit for atlantans and new yorkers such as j.i.d, earthgang and bas to communicate with the world but it remains rooted in its founder’s sense of community.⁣

whilst cole has already secured the title of the region’s greatest export, he is but one aspect of a triumvirate of dreamville artists that rep carolina. hailing from charlotte and raleigh, lute and mez may not have experienced the stratospheric ascent to fame that j.i.d has but it’s not for a lack of ability or imagination. the driving force behind his own slum county movement, lute’s acerbic rhymes and vivid depictions of a life beset by pitfalls finally got some overdue acclaim on 2017’s west1996 pt2 and now fans patiently await his reemergence with a new project. in an interview with hnhh, lute touched on the predilection towards dismissiveness around nc as a harbourer of creativity:⁣

"very much so. very underrated! we have the talent we have the music but the thing about north carolina is we have yet to have the platform to do so. and i think that that’s what j. cole, and even myself when i get to a level, want to do; is to bring the culture together and bring the people together to actually showcase what we have in north carolina because there’s a lot of talent.""⁣

the carolinas are bringing their home region to the forefront of hip-hop's conversation. read more at the link in bio on how 2019 might be the strongest we've ever seen t
931 43 9 hours ago
Kids at SXSW goin crazy off The Yutes new track “Don’t Blow My High” Make sure you check out their new music video too it’s 🔥 @yutesmusic @babygranderecords #ad
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Kids at sxsw goin crazy off the yutes new track “don’t b**w my high” make sure you check out their new music video too it’s 🔥 @yutesmusic @babygranderecords #ad
143 5 11 hours ago
The boys are back & mid filming 🎥 
Who else is ready for Bad Boys 3?
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The boys are back & mid filming 🎥
who else is ready for bad boys 3?
3,156 45 12 hours ago
T.I. out here checking a man for wearing/supporting Gucci.
“It’s what’s in you, not what’s on you”
Thoughts?
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T.i. out here checking a man for wearing/supporting gucci.
“it’s what’s in you, not what’s on you”
thoughts?
2,271 111 14 hours ago
Hold up, @bluefacebleedem used to be barb???🔥
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Hold up, @bluefacebleedem used to be barb???🔥
594 49 14 hours ago
Meek & a Magician in the club 🤯
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Meek & a magician in the club 🤯
928 17 15 hours ago
Drake fans overseas (and further) aren’t too pleased with another set of cancellations from the 6 god. After nixing 3 Amsterdam shows in 2017, he’s ended up cancelling another Amsterdam show within a month of the show date, as well as moving the 2 remaining dates in the city into a week earlier than was scheduled. Fans who purchased flights, hotels, and planned other travel accommodations are none too happy 😤 (swipe to read some)
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Drake fans overseas (and further) aren’t too pleased with another set of cancellations from the 6 god. after nixing 3 amsterdam shows in 2017, he’s ended up cancelling another amsterdam show within a month of the show date, as well as moving the 2 remaining dates in the city into a week earlier than was scheduled. fans who purchased flights, hotels, and planned other travel accommodations are none too happy 😤 (swipe to read some)
2,012 135 16 hours ago
🔊 Lotta new music this week 🔊 
What’s on your playlist for the weekend?
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🔊 lotta new music this week 🔊
what’s on your playlist for the weekend?
849 55 17 hours ago
Soulja didn’t quite make it for Numb Numb Juice...you think he’s in Groovy Q’s next visual tho?
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Soulja didn’t quite make it for numb numb juice...you think he’s in groovy q’s next visual tho?
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How we feelin about Uzi’s new hair since he cut his locks off himself? ✂️
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How we feelin about uzi’s new hair since he cut his locks off himself? ✂️
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On top of his own project set to drop, RTK apparently has a couple features lined up with Takeoff & Big Sean 🔥 🔥 [via: @power_106 ]
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On top of his own project set to drop, rtk apparently has a couple features lined up with takeoff & big sean 🔥 🔥 [via: @power_106 ]
520 11 Yesterday
😂 @quavohuncho got smoke with Dominoes after they burned his pizza pies!
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😂 @quavohuncho got smoke with dominoes after they burned his pizza pies!
981 52 Yesterday