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R.A. The Rugged Man, “The People’s Champ”

​The New York underground veteran is putting aside his career in film criticism for a moment to bring to you some fresh tracks. But before his new album, Legends Never Die, is released, he hits the gym.

posted: April 10th, 2013, 2:12am



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Locksmith feat. R.A. the Rugged Man, “House of Games 2”

​The two underground vets compete to see who has the most complex lyrics, and its gonna take a few listens to figure this out. New from Locksmith’s A Thousand… Watch

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R.A. The Rugged Man feat. Brother Ali, Masta Ace, “The Dangerous 3”

​R.A., ever the film buff, finds an unlikey (but dope) set of help to assist in him recreating a few gangster movie scenes. Off of his latest album Legends… Watch

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R.A. The Rugged Man feat. Talib Kweli, “Learn Truth”

Talib and R.A. demonstrate a textbook example of “dense rhymes” with this verbal spray of social consciousness. Take a lesson, kids, this is breath control at… Watch

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Blu, R.A. The Rugged Man, Tristate, “Thelonius King”

​Blu, R.A. The Rugged Man, and Durag Dynasty’s Tristate drop an unexpected posse cut not too long ago, and the video to the jam drops just as suddenly. Watch

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Locksmith feat. Rebecca Nobel, “Who I Am”

​Lock takes in the headlands for a more serene locale to reminisce on a life so far. Off of his latest A Thousand Cuts. Watch

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Yancey Boys feat. Eric Roberson, “Lovin U”

​With sweetly sung vocals from Eric Roberson, Illa J and Frank Nitt resurrect another one of J Dilla’s entombed beats for something that sounds like… Watch