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The English written companion of Fake For Real: reviews, interviews and articles about rap music

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March 2014

Sunday 16 March 2014

MR. LEN - Interview

, 22:35

A few months ago, as part of our Indie Rap Series, we asked Bigg Jus to share with us his diagnosis about the independent rap wave of the late 90's, a wave where he played a critical part, with Company Flow. Two opinions being better than just one, we also asked another member of this movement's...

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Thursday 20 March 2014


, 18:02

Though they caused a sensation with it, the Styles of Beyond were not complete newcomers by the time they released their 2000 Fold album, in 1998. The year before, Ryu (the White guy) and Takbir (the Black one) had already been designated Best New Artists by the Wake up Show. And those friends of...

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Sunday 23 March 2014

QUANNUM - Solesides Greatest Bumps

, 22:51

The records from the Solesides – now Quannum – stable can be split into two categories: some of them are solid and consistent albums, now true classics (Nia, Endtroducing...); and some others are more heterogeneous, consolidating very diverse tracks, sometimes from different periods (The Album,...

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