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

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August 2015

Sunday 9 August 2015


, 16:55

The guys from Hidden Fortress may not be the most famous rappers on Earth. A few details, however, are providing us with some hints about the kind of hip-hop these guys from Vancouver are into: first, their 2010 album has been released by Hand'Solo Records, a label which may be one of the oldest on...

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Tuesday 11 August 2015

YOUNG M.A - M.A The Mixtape

, 08:16

Until now, Young M.A. hasn't done much. She only released a few songs of her own, and mostly focused on freestyles. It is actually through one of them that her name started buzzing. Built on Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chiraq", rapped along a few of her RedLyfe PainGang buddies like Rell...

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Thursday 20 August 2015

HIEROGLYPHICS - Third Eye Vision

, 11:15

Considering the Hieroglyphics background, and the critical success they encountered with records like I Wish my Brother George... (1991) or Fear Itself (1994), and of course 93 ‘til Infinity (1993), big magazines like Rolling Stone or The Source had no option but reviewing the first joint album from...

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