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The Ghost and Hav are officially dropping their collab album Wreckage Manner on December 3 and have released the first single “Nightmares 2 Dreams”. Two key members of two of the most legendary hip-hop groups joining forces to bring forth a masterpiece is rare. So to have these two at this point in their careers is something special. Wreckage Manner arrives just two months after Havoc teamed up with Philly rapper Dark Lo for their joint project Extreme Measures. Meanwhile, Styles P followed up the July release of his 14th studio album, Ghosting, with The Lox’s legendary Verzuz battle. Listen to “Nightmares 2 Dreams” below. https://youtu.be/QyM643IAHYg

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Murda Muzik, the fourth studio album by Mobb Deep which was released on August 17, 1999. The album lead single is one of the group’s best-known tracks, “Quiet Storm.” It is also the duo’s most commercially successful album to date, for shipping over 1 million copies in the United States and was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 charts. A censored version of the album, titled Mobb Muzik, was released simultaneously. Since its release, the album has been certified 2x platinum. https://youtu.be/WAPEjqGbxdE Mobb Deep was a duo both…

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Queens is still producing quality rappers. There is a long legacy of true lyricist that have come out of Q-boro, like Nas, MC Shan, Kool G Rap, Prodigy and Pharoahe Monch. And now there is a new wave emerging. While other markets are concerned about losing its voice to mumble rap, Queens is still holding it down for the golden age of hip -hop, and TR3 is a prime example. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSiyenBEMG4 His debut album Rome Wasn’t has all the elements of a solid showing for an ambitious young emcee. The album is 12 tracks of some dope boom bap hip-hop…

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Oswin Benjamin partnered with Rod The Producer to pay homage to The legend, Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Rod The Producer remixed the Mobb Deep classic “Shook Ones”, to put a special spin To which, Oswin laid some heavy bars paying tribute to the influence, Mobb Deep and Prodigy in particular had on this culture. Take a listen below and drop your thoughts in the comments. Get to know more about Rod The Producer through his Sway in the Morning interview below. And watch Oswin Benjamin go off in our Sway in the Morning studio.

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