NEW MUSIC: Slick-T “(Wanna Be) Famous”
By J.Scott |

Slick-T_Famous

Everyone has had dreams of being famous at one time or another. Slick-T depicts a couple of stories of those willing to do whatever for those flashing lights. This is worth a focused listen.

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NEW VIDEO: Slick-T “Don’t Kill My Vibe” ft. Da Kid Gowie
By J.Scott |

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKdyDC57ODg

It’s Slick-T‘s birthday. And he won’t let you kill his vibe right now. He shares the Kendrick cover festivities with Da Kid Gowie.

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NEW VIDEO: Slick-T ‘Team BackPack 2013 Audition’
By J.Scott |

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8duA44cg8Q

DCMG’s Slick-T takes a stab at Team BackPack. These guys make a lot of noise and get a bit of nods in their direction. So does Slick. Seems to fit.

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2012 RapRise Awards: Power Crew
By rapRISE |

rR_2012-PowerCrew

The first of our awards today is for ‘Power Crew’. This is a new award that we felt was only right to include after seeing such a presence from the resurgence of hip hop crews this year.

Many ‘crews’ have released their share of music this year, but not many of them have delivered as a unit just as strongly as they do individually. The one set of artists that has been the most statistically consistent on our site has definitely been December Gang. Led by their most vocal member, Jelani Carter, the December City Music Group has made several waves on rR throughout the year. Not to mention their noticeable entry to the RapRise Cypher, which was owned by Rsonic and Lex Leosis. And Slick-T has always been a man making waves on our site. This crew has more artists than we care to count, and each have something to offer. Let’s see if they can keep this up in 2013.

Congratulations to December Gang!

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NEW MUSIC: Slick-T “Don’t Kill My Vibe” ft. Da Kid Gowie
By J.Scott |


I always like when Slick-T comes out of nowhere with a cover. Not necessarily as a businessman, because I hate when we’re a few hours late posting it. But as a fan, I’m always excited for his new music. Keep it up, Slick.

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NEW VIDEO: Slick-T “Dream Big” Contest
By J.Scott |

There’s no point in dreaming if it’s not big. Slick-T shows that with his entry into Drama B’s latest contest.

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NEW VIDEO: Slick-T “Till I Die (Remix)”
By J.Scott |

Slick-T takes a break from his ventures into singing, and comes back with the bars. Slick-Teeeeeee!

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NEW VIDEO: Slick-T “Pyramids Part 2 Remix”
By J.Scott |

So Slick-T‘s been working at the pyramids. Almost looks like he’s inside one. Check out his cover of Mr. Ocean’s smooth cut.

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NEW VIDEO: Slick-T “Pyramids Pt. 2″ (Teaser)
By J.Scott |

This Wednesday, Slick-T will release the video for his cover of Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids”. Until then, here’s this teaser to get us ready.

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NEW MUSIC: Slick-T & Wightmaan “Amen (Remix)”
By J.Scott |

Slick-T and Wightmaan join the same congregation for this cover of Meek’s “Amen”. Church!

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